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Season 1 episodes (7)

1 Murder By The Book
A mystery writer plans a "perfect crime" with his ex-partner as the target. Jack Cassidy, Martin Milner and Rosemary Forsyth guest star.
2 Death Lends A Hand
An unfaithful wife is murdered when she refuses to be blackmailed. Robert Culp, Ray Milland and Patricia Crowley guest star.
3 Dead Weight
No body, no weapon and an unstable murder witness complicate Columbo's case against America's leading war hero. Eddie Albert and Suzanne Pleshette guest star.
4 Suitable For Framing
Columbo is caught in a case of stolen art and murder with evidence pointing to an innocent woman. Don Ameche, Ross Martin and Kim Hunter guest star.
5 Lady In Waiting
Leslie Nielsen and Susan Clark guest star in a drama involving murder in a family fight for control of a corporation.
6 Short Fuse
Columbo investigates a corporation executive's murder with an exploding cigar box. William Windom, Ida Lupino, Roddy McDowall, Anne Francis and James Gregory guest star.
7 Blueprint For Murder
The city foots the bill to dig up a huge building pylon in search of a missing body. Forrest Tucker, Janis Paige and Patrick O'Neal guest star.

About this show

This long-running series features Emmy winner Peter Falk as the rumpled but loveable detective whose easygoing manner disguises an uncanny ability to crack the most baffling cases. Guests include Suzanne Pleshette, Ida Lupino, Ray Milland, and Vincent Price.

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