Columbo (1971–2003)
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Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star 

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

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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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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29 April 1991 (USA)  »

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

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Just to add to the champagne bottle goof:: When the rock chick's biker guy takes the bottle from the middle, the bottle on the second row falls down to the bottom. You can see the biker guy's reaction as if it was not meant to happen. But then when the rock chick's killer opens the fridge, the bottles are in perfect line with each other. Even though its not a major goof, it is a bit sloppy, especially when there is so much focus on the bottles. 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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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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