Mrs. Columbo (1979–1980)

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Mrs. Kate Columbo, wife of the famous lieutenant, solves crimes as a reporter, while raising her little daughter.

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1980   1979  
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 Kate Callahan / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Jenny Callahan / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Josh Alden (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Sergeant Mike Varrick (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
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Mrs. Kate Columbo, wife of the famous lieutenant, solves crimes as a reporter, while raising her little daughter.

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26 February 1979 (USA)  »

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The series was originally executed as following the exploits of the crime reporter wife of Lt. Columbo. But when the series couldn't capitalize on the popular earlier series, producers changed Mrs. Columbo's name to "Callahan" and soon, all references to the fictional cop were removed. See more »

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Spoofed in Murder Can Hurt You! (1980) See more »

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Not Very Good representation
13 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sorry, but this show didn't work at all, and a '2' is a generous vote. If you watch enough "Columbo", any time he is on the phone with her, she is given as a homemaker, not a reporter, and on top of that, she's not very bright. On "An Exercise in Fatality", she calls him at the office of the killer, and they discuss what to cook for the family guests for dinner. He then tells her what to do, i.e. call the Chinese restaurant, make the order and he would get it after work on the way home. Does that honestly sound like she has the wherewithal to find the answer to some caper? Not in my opinion, and I'm sure a majority of the readers of this would have to agree. She's just not that intelligent!


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