Grace Wheeler Willis was a star, a very famous star. Every night in her house she sees one of her old movies. When she decides to set up a new show and her husband refuses to finance it, Grace coldly kills him, staging a suicide. Lt. Columbo is not deceived from her performance. But at the end, the murderer will escape her sentence, or perhaps not. Written by
Baldinotto da Pistoia
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When Columbo walks away from his car, the ice-cream on his dog's face isn't there anymore. See more
[alluding to his compulsiveness
A light goes on up here... and sometimes I can't turn it off.
References The Poseidon Adventure
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Foster
Performed by Janet Leigh
from movie Walking My Baby Back Home
(1953) See more