While on a sailing-boat, Helen Stewart witnesses far-away, inside a room, a man with a gun killing another. She notifies the fact to the Police and Lt. Columbo begins to investigate. The man is the famous General Martin Hollister, a war hero. Lt. Columbo searches his house and afterwards he is very doubtful about Helen's statement.
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Did You Know?
Peter Falk was set to sit out this episode, saying he was sick. The studio threatened to sue Falk. He then returned to the set. See more
When the general is testing the engines on his yacht, the wake of the camera boat can be seen in foreground of the long shots. See more
Early on in the Korean War, as a colonel commanding a regiment of armored cavalry, Hollister captured the imagination of the American people.