The deceptively absent-minded police lieutenant, Columbo, investigates a complex murder case, pitting his wits against a wily secret agent working for a covert government organisation. Written by
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When Columbo (Falk) is admiring Brenner's (McGoohan's) pictures on the wall, if you look closely at the top left there is a picture of McGoohan in costume as James the Earl of Moray in 1971 movie "Mary Queen of Scots" (Moray was Mary's illegitimate half brother). See more
Columbo focuses on a photograph of Brenner in front of a jet aircraft. Brenner refers to the aircraft as a "T-33 Silverstar." The aircraft is properly called a "T-33 Shooting Star". See more
Gas Station Attendant
Want me to wipe your windshield, sir?
No, that's all right. Don't bother. I can see through it.
References Secret Agent X-9
Un bel di vedremo
from Madama Butterfly
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Heard over the End Credits See more