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
Baldinotto da Pistoia
Did You Know?
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
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