Ward Fowler is an actor of a soap opera and his character is Detective Lucerne. His producer is Claire Daley, once his lover and now his blackmailer. Fowler decides to kill Claire and to do in such a way as to accuse her husband. Lt. Columbo begins to investigate and he is helped by Detective Lucerne who at a certain moment suspects the actor Fowler... Written by
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Did You Know?
This episode starred William Shatner, but also has a minor role for Walter Koenig, both of whom starred throughout the Star Trek series as Captain James Kirk and Pavel Chekov, respectively. See more
Ward Fowler and Mark are watching a Dodgers baseball game at night. When the game is shown on TV it is a bright sunny day. See more
I sometimes have a funny effect on people, being a police lieutenant. At least I hope that's what it is.
"This Old Man' (uncredited)
Traditional English children's counting folk song.
Hummed by Peter Falk while in Shatner's dressing room. See more