An ambitious senatorial candidate murders his campaign manager for threatening to expose his secret affair. To avoid suspicion, the politician makes the killing look as if he was the intended target of an assassination attempt that went wrong - but ends up having to pit his wits against the slovenly sleuth. Detective drama, starring Peter Falk, Jackie Cooper, Ken Swofford and Tisha Sterling.

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

When is Columbo next on TV?

It's next showing on 5USA January 23rd, 10:20am and on 5USA January 23rd, 12:20pm. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Peter FalkPeter Falk
Ray Milland
James Gregory
Robert Culp
Image for Roddy McDowallRoddy McDowall
Image for Anne FrancisAnne Francis
Robert Douglas
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Image for Honor BlackmanHonor Blackman
Greg Evigan
Image for Tyne DalyTyne Daly
Image for Richard BasehartRichard Basehart
Ida Lupino
Frank McRae
Steve Forrest
William Windom
Bradford Dillman
Tim O'Connor
William Smith
Celeste Holm