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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Trish Fairbanks
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Marcy Edwards
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Neddy Malcolm
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Sgt. Hubach
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Himself
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Sam Marlowe
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Chief Quentin Corbett
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Hugh Creighton
Deborah Rose ...
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Tad Horino ...
Gardener Ando Miaki
Joseph Chapman ...
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Ann Weldon ...
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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 »

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Columbo enters the murder house through the front door in a pouring rainstorm. His trousers are wet, and he's wearing a hat and using an umbrella. While he is inside, we hear thunder. Then, Columbo steps out the back door, and into bright sunshine. Perhaps it could be argued that the abrupt change is consistent with Los Angeles weather patterns, but this would not explain how there is no rainwater anywhere on the deck, on the garbage cans, or in the sand. See more »

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Lt. Columbo: [reading off a card] You have the right to remain silent, you know if you give that up, anything you say can be used against you. You have the right to retain an attorney... you have the right to... what the hell is that?
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Followed by Columbo: No Time to Die (1992) See more »

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Dabney Coleman is a good Columbo villain
13 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

Dabney Coleman plays defence lawyer Hugh Creighton, who murders his long-term girlfriend Trish Fairbanks. In an elaborate cover-up, Creighton frames Trish's boyfriend Neddy Malcolm. When Lieutenant Columbo arrives to tell Creighton news of Trish's death, he puts on a great act of being upset. However, as time passes Columbo begins to suspect him of involvement in the murder. Dabney Coleman is a good Columbo villain, and he and Peter Falk try to outwit each other in classic Columbo fashion. Watch out for a guest appearance from Little Richard.


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