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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 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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Crime | Mystery | Drama

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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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I love this show
14 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love "Mrs. Columbo". I know mine is a minority opinion, but the real reason I love this show is because I adore Kate Mulgrew. And I adore her mainly because she played the first - and best - Mary Ryan, on "Ryan's Hope". I enjoyed these mysteries, light, fun, frivolous - seventies television was formulaic but the formulas were soothing and enjoyable! The writing is always fine, direction sturdy, and solid strong guest stars - I think the show would have been better off not saying she was "Mrs. Columbo", since it was not believable that Columbo's wife would be this much younger than he is (Kate Mulgrew was only in her mid-twenties).

So this show is a light way to pass some time and just as enjoyable as any other formulaic mystery show from the 1970's, if not has well known or loved. (:


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