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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Patrick MacGoohan's accent could hardly be described as neutral. It would be best described as British (or Irish). It seems that when he does attempt the American accent, it is masked by the latter as when he played the warden in "Escape from Alcatraz". See more
When Columbo goes to Brenner's house, the two are seated on the patio. Brenner reaches out and grabs a pitcher of orange juice on the table in front of him. On the reverse shot Brenner's hands are nowhere near the the pitcher. See more
You sure are strange, Mr. Steinmetz.
[disguised as Steinmetz
It's a strange world.
References The Prisoner
Un bel di vedremo
from Madama Butterfly
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Heard over the End Credits See more