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The Columbo Podcast

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Welcome to the Columbo Podcast, hosted by Gerry and Iain. This franchise show is an informal retrospective of both Columbo’s original run and the subsequent revival, as well as other related areas of interest. Hosted by a long-term fan of Columbo and a newcomer to the stories, the Columbo Podcast takes an affectionate look back at the detective’s investigations - from his first case to his last.

Welcome to the Columbo Podcast, hosted by Gerry and Iain. This franchise show is an informal retrospective of both Columbo’s original run and the subsequent revival, as well as other related areas of interest. Hosted by a long-term fan of Columbo and a newcomer to the stories, the Columbo Podcast takes an affectionate look back at the detective’s investigations - from his first case to his last.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Welcome to the Columbo Podcast, hosted by Gerry and Iain. This franchise show is an informal retrospective of both Columbo’s original run and the subsequent revival, as well as other related areas of interest. Hosted by a long-term fan of Columbo and a newcomer to the stories, the Columbo Podcast takes an affectionate look back at the detective’s investigations - from his first case to his last.

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English


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Introducing the Jonathan Creek Podcast

5/11/2017
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We are proud to present the latest project from the Columbo Podcast team, the Jonathan Creek Podcast. This will be a retrospective look at the BBC murder-mystery drama working in chronological order from The Wrestler’s Tomb forwards. Episode 1 will remain available in the Columbo Podcast feed for a limited time, but we strongly encourage you to subscribe […]

Duration: 01:29:02


Sledgecast – Episode 1 – Under the Gun

8/16/2016
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Welcome to the latest project from the Columbo Podcast team. Sledgecast is a retrospective look at the satirical 80s cop show Sledge Hammer! in much the same style as the Columbo Podcast before it. Along with the introductory show released last week, this Episode is being launched simultaneously in the Sledgecast feed and the Columbo Podcast feed. From Episode 2 onwards you will need to subscribe to the Sledgecast feed directly or visit the Sledgecast website to hear the show. Sledgecast...

Duration: 00:36:44


Introducing Sledgecast

8/12/2016
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Columbo Podcast listeners may recall that in our finale episode we trailed an upcoming project titled Sledgecast. Our intention was to look at the satirical 80s police sitcom Sledge Hammer! in a similar manner to the way we looked at Columbo on this podcast. We are pleased to say that Sledgecast debuts today. The introductory episode below will also be available in the Columbo Podcast feed, as will Episode 1 next week. Thereafter you will need to subscribe to the Sledgecast feed directly...

Duration: 00:08:04


Episode 70 – Just One More Thing…

3/31/2016
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Episode seventy of the Columbo Podcast looks back on the series, its highs and lows, triumphs and disasters. In this podcast Iain and Gerry revisit episode one, answer questions submitted by the listeners and cast their eyes forward to future endeavours. Amongst the mysteries tackled in this episode are: Has Iain learned anything about Columbo during the first sixty nine episodes? What goes into putting an episode of the podcast together? Who was the show's most sympathetic killer? Which...

Duration: 01:08:36


Episode 69 – Columbo Likes the Nightlife

3/24/2016
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The sixty seventh episode ofColumbo was titled Columbo Likes the Nightlifeand was the finalepisode of the show's final season. Columbo pursues a nightclub owner and sitcom actress when one man dies and another disappears.In this podcast Gerry and Iain consider the last ever episode ofColumbo. Welsh actor Matthew Rhys had the honour of portrayingColumbo's final killer, as nightclub entrepreneur Justin Price. When his investor, Tony Galper (Carmine Giovinazzo), dies in an altercation with...

Duration: 01:16:27


Episode 68 – Murder with Too Many Notes

3/17/2016
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The sixty sixth episode ofColumbo was titled Murder with Too Many Notesand was the fourthepisode of the show's final season. Columbo calls the tune as a legendary film composer tries to lead him on a merry dance.In this podcast Gerry and Iain consider the show's third and final Scottish killer. Legendary Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly was handed the killer's gloves asColumbo returned after a two-and-a-half year hiatus with a clunking, ill-conceived disaster of an episode....

Duration: 01:15:35


Episode 67 – Ashes to Ashes

3/10/2016
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The sixty fifth episode ofColumbo was titled Ashes to Ashesand was the thirdepisode of the show's final season. Columbo goes head-to-head with a celebrity undertaker.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at the final appearance of a much-loved performer. In his final on-screen role,Columbo veteran Patrick McGoohan makes his fourth appearance in the show, playing Eric Prince, a celebrity undertaker who shares the secrets of the dead with a tabloid reporter. When that reporter, Verity Chandler...

Duration: 01:01:25


Episode 66 – A Trace of Murder

3/3/2016
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The sixty fourth episode ofColumbo was titled A Trace of Murderand was the second episode of the show's final season. Columbo is forced to look close to home for a suspect.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a temperamental double act. Star ofSledge Hammer!, David Rasche, teams up with Shera Danese - finally featuring as a killer - as Patrick Kinsley and Cathleen Calvert: a pair looking to frame Calvert's husband Clifford (Barry Corbin) for the murder of rival Howard Seltzer (Raye Birk)...

Duration: 01:11:35


Episode 65 – Strange Bedfellows

2/25/2016
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The sixty thirdepisode ofColumbo was titled Strange Bedfellowsand was the first episode of the show's final season. Columbo enlists unconventional assistance to pin down a double murderer.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a killer with no flair for disguises. George Wendt, of Cheersfame, features as fratricidal killer Graham McVeigh. Having inherited half a horse training farm, McVeigh finds his life complicated by the presences of his gambling addict brother Teddy (Jeff Yagher). He...

Duration: 01:09:03


Episode 64 – Undercover

2/18/2016
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The sixty secondepisode ofColumbo was titled Undercoverand was the finalepisode of the show's twelfthseason. Columbo adopts an alternative identity to infiltrate a criminal conspiracy.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a break from the traditional format. After a minor role in Season 7'sHow to Dial a Murder, Ed Begley Jr. returns as manipulative killer Irving Krutch, an insurance investigator whose standing was reduced when he failed to track down $4m stolen from a banking client some...

Duration: 01:14:33


Episode 63 – Butterfly in Shades of Grey

2/11/2016
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The sixty firstepisode ofColumbo was titled Butterfly in Shades of Greyand was the secondepisode of the show's twelfthseason. A bombastic radio presenter reacts violently to the prospect of his daughter leaving town.In this podcast Gerry and Iain remark on a couple of returning faces. William Shatner makes a welcome return to the show as right-wing radio host Fielding Chase. Angered by the efforts of show investigator Gerry Winters (Jack Laufer) to persuade his daughter Victoria (Molly...

Duration: 01:09:54


Episode 62 – It’s All in the Game

2/4/2016
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The sixtiethepisode ofColumbo was titled It's All in the Gameand was the first episode of the show's twelfthseason. Columbo faces a unique distraction as a killer uses her femininity to take his eye off the ball.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at an imperfect seduction. Lauren Staton (Faye Dunaway) and her daughter Lisa Martin (Claudia Christian) are being two-timed by sleazy gigolo Nick Franco (Armando Pucci). When Franco is violent and threatening towards Martin they determine the...

Duration: 01:16:28


Episode 61 – A Bird in the Hand…

1/28/2016
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The fifty ninthepisode ofColumbo was titled A Bird in the Hand...and was the finalepisode of the show's eleventhseason. Columbo has a choice of killers as a family implodes.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at an episode with a critical and surprising twist. Harold McCain (Greg Evigan) spends his time chasing gambling debts in Vegas and back home in California. When his wealthy uncle, Big Fred (Steve Forrest), refuses to help and Fred's wife Dolores (Tyne Daly) cannot help he is left in...

Duration: 01:13:30


Episode 60 – No Time to Die

1/21/2016
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The fifty eighthepisode ofColumbo was titled No Time to Dieand was the secondepisode of the show's eleventhseason. A family weddingbecomes a manhunt as the bride goes missing.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a major departure from Columbo's usual format. It is a day (and night) of celebration as Columbo's orphan nephew, Detective Andy Parma (Thomas Calabro) of the LAPD, marries Melissa Hays (Joanna Going), daughter of the wealthy Sheldon Hays (Donald Moffat) and Louise Hays (Patricia...

Duration: 01:11:10


Episode 59 – Death Hits the Jackpot

1/14/2016
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The fifty seventhepisode ofColumbo was titled Death Hits the Jackpotand was the firstepisode of the show's eleventhseason. Greed oozes from every pore as a lottery winner is killed for his prize.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at an altogether unpleasant group of people. In the midst of a divorce from his wife Nancy (Jamie Rose), Freddie Brower (Gary Kroeger) is thrilled to see his lottery numbers come up. With a $30m ticket in his possession, all his problems seem to be solved....

Duration: 01:20:43


Episode 58 – Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star

1/6/2016
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The fifty sixthepisode ofColumbo was titled Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Starand was the finalepisode of the show's short tenthseason. Blackmail once again proves unwise as a peerless defence lawyer murders his rock star lover.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a tricky case with some unusual clues. Hugh Creighton (Dabney Coleman) is A Big Deal, or so he believes. Unbeaten as a trial lawyer and in a relationship with former rock star Marcy Edwards (Cheryl Paris), he has few...

Duration: 01:22:03


Episode 57 – Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

12/31/2015
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The fifty fifthepisode ofColumbo was titled Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Healthand was the secondepisode of the show's tenthseason. A television presenter's career is threatened by blackmail and he resorts to murder.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a returning killer and some nifty video editing. Wade Anders (George Hamilton) has caught a lucky break and progressed from a security consultant to host the popular crime solving television showCrime Alert. Unhappy with...

Duration: 01:03:00


Episode 56 – Columbo Goes to College

12/24/2015
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The fifty fourthepisode ofColumbo was titled Columbo Goes to Collegeand was the firstepisode of the show's tenthseason. A pair of privilegedcollege students kill their professor to avoid punishment for cheating on an exam.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at a particularly arrogant couple of killers and the welcome return of a much-loved face. Cooper Redman (Gary Hershberger) clearly enjoys being the big man on campus, but when a third girl in eighteen months has an abortion following a...

Duration: 01:08:46


Episode 55 – Murder in Malibu

12/17/2015
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The fifty thirdepisode ofColumbo was titled Murder in Malibuand was the sixth and final episode of the show's ninthseason. A successful author first agrees to marry her young partner, then appears to withdraw that agreement. In response he resorts to murder.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at an unusually weak motive and an uninspiring killer. Wayne Jennings (Andrew Stevens) is the secret young lover of novelist Theresa Goren (Janet Margolin). Despite his regular philandering, he wishes...

Duration: 01:26:10


Episode 54 – Uneasy Lies the Crown

12/10/2015
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The fifty secondepisode ofColumbo was titled Uneasy Lies the Crownand was the fifthepisode of the show’s ninthseason. A dentist tries to preserve his cushy lifestyle by killing his wife’s lover and framing her for the killing.In this podcast Gerry and Iain look at the twisted motivations of a selfish murderer. The title of […]

Duration: 01:24:01

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