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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Columbo confirms his dog (who has taken up swimming in the mornings) is called Dog. See more
When Columbo opens and closes the blinds in Brenner's office to demonstrate the sound heard on tape, he leaves the slats closed in the down position (the position one would normally close the slats). The scene changes to show Columbo walking away from the window and the slats are closed in the up position (top of the slats facing up and outward). See more
Double-agents don't go broke. They die sometimes but they don't go broke.
Oh, come along now. That theory about my being a double agent? Now, you know there's no fact in it.
The agency doesn't deal in facts, only in rumors, and I have a lot more than rumors, Nelson.
References Secret Agent X-9
Un bel di vedremo
from Madama Butterfly
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Heard over the End Credits See more