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
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When Columbo goes to the private detective, hired by Dabney Coleman's character to check on the mistress, the series pays homage to classic film noir "private eyes". The name of the private eye is, Sam Marlowe. This is a combination of the names, Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe. Sam Spade was the fictional private detective of Dashiell Hammett's 1930 novel, The Maltese Falcon. Phillip Marlowe was the fictional character created in Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel "The Big Sleep". See more
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
You know, in all the years I've had this car, this is the first time I've ever had the top down!