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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Sid's comb-over hairstyle is a little windswept from one camera angle, but not others, as Columbo is speaking to him beside the "Jaws" shark pool. See more
Is there anything that doesn't bore you, Clare?
Yes, silver certificates. I'd paper my bedroom with them.
"This Old Man' (uncredited)
Traditional English children's counting folk song.
Hummed by Peter Falk while in Shatner's dressing room. See more