Columbo: Season 10, Episode 3

Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star (29 Apr. 1991)

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Lt. Columbo matches wits with a defense lawyer who has never lost a case in his career.

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A successful lawyer learns that his companion has been having an affair and upon learning of this throws her out. She in turn threatens to reveal his illegal tactics unless she gets some compensation for the time that they were together. He in turn, kills her and frames her boyfriend. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Final acting role of B.J. Turner. See more »

Goofs

During the speed trap simulation, Columbo takes down the top of his convertible and says that this is the first time he'd had the top down since owning the vehicle. However, the top was down in season 5's "Last Salute to the Commodore" See more »

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Lt. Columbo: You know, in all the years I've had this car, this is the first time I've ever had the top down!
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Followed by Columbo: Ashes to Ashes (1998) See more »

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With Columbo, you can't go wrong!
26 June 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am one of the biggest Columbo fans. I just love Peter Falk and his most famous character, Lieutenant Columbo. In this one, Dabney Coleman plays a wealthy corrupt attorney who kills his rock star girlfriend and sets her male lover with the crime. We don't actually see the crime since it's not Columbo's style to show a victim in a degrading matter. We are only given hints of what he does to her. It's fine by me. Columbo episodes are always tastefully done rather than carelessly graphic. What makes Columbo episodes so entertaining is the empathy for the victims regardless of judgment. Dabney Coleman as a popular LA criminal defense attorney tries to outsmart Columbo but fails. No criminal is smart enough to beat Columbo.


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