A dentist is threatened by a divorce, because his wife loves another man, and his father-in-law, who wants to collect his gambling debts. He decides to kill his wife's lover, and frame his wife for it, to get out of the situation. Columbo tries to solve the murder. Written by
Maarten Hofman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
appeared as herself in this Columbo. At one point Lt. Columbo recognizes her as the actress from the "Rock Hudson
Show", a reference to McMillan & Wife
(1971), a series that she regularly appeared in, and an episode of which contained the original version of this Columbo story. See more
When Columbo explains his suspicions to the dentist at the race track, the dentist orders Columbo a Scotch. Just as they part the glass of Scotch changes positions between Columbo's hands and the little table a few times. See more
Dr. Wesley Corman
[referring to Columbo
That guy's a real pain in my butt!
References McMillan & Wife
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