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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Director Patrick McGoohan
, also guest starring as an intelligence agent, inserted many references to his cult TV series, The Prisoner
(1967), including saying "Be seeing you!" and, in one scene, wearing an outfit almost identical to that which had been his standard costume in the earlier program. 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
[Entering the amusement pier
There'd'b more privacy on a freeway.
Oh, I don't know. Wasn't it you that said you should never have a clandestine meeting in a clandestine place? Besides which, I've always had a certain perverse affection for amusement parks.
References The Prisoner
Un bel di vedremo
from Madama Butterfly
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Heard over the End Credits See more