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 <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
originally wrote this script in 1973 for the third season but it was not made because Peter Falk
felt the villain was not interesting enough. A few years later, Bochco used the story for a 1977 episode of McMillan & Wife
(1971). Falk apparently changed his mind by the time this episode was filmed. See more
When dentist starts working on Adam Evans, he doesn't use saliva suction device, however in next shot Adam has device in left corner of mouth. See more
Dr. Wesley Corman
[referring to Columbo
That guy's a real pain in my butt!
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