Columbo: Season 9, Episode 2

Columbo Cries Wolf (20 Jan. 1990)

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When the business-savvy publisher of a "Playboy"-type men's magazine wants to sell her stock to a Rupert Murdoch-like media tycoon, she apparently disappears on a London-bound flight.

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Sean Brantley
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Tina
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Sir Harry Matthews
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Cosner
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Police Chief
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The Mayor
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Dian Hunter
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Dian's Secretary
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Wilson
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What happened to businesswoman Diane Hunter? Everyone thinks she went on a trip to England to sell her majority share of men's magazine Bachelor's World, but she never showed up to her meeting. Lieutenant Columbo is sure that her business partner and ex-lover, photographer Sean Brantley, killed her to keep her from selling. But proving it is another thing entirely, and Sean has a few surprises for everyone's favorite homicide cop... Written by Leaper

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In "Columbo Cries Wolf", Columbo suspects the murder of a Los Angeles woman who failed to arrive at an important meeting in London. Columbo says he is investigating the disappearance as a favor to his old friend, Detective Chief Superintendent Durk of Scotland Yard, a character from Columbo: Dagger of the Mind (1972). See more »

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Ian Buchanan's accent is inconsistent throughout the movie, often his natural Scottish accent coming through in certain sentences he speaks. See more »

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Lt. Columbo: You put me in the position of the boy who cried wolf.
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Follows Columbo: Murder, a Self Portrait (1989) See more »

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Great ending
1 December 2001 | by (Staten Island, NY) – See all my reviews

Kind of plodding at times, but I thought the ending was very unique.

I'm surprised that no one had commented yet, but I thought this Columbo was very entertaining. One of the better, newer Columbos. I wish Columbo had never gone off the air.


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