Strange Bedfellows

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Notes (2)

  • 90 minutes long

  • Peter Falk's speech coach Frank Dielsi sued Chris Seiter over this episode that he originally wrote entitled "Never Trust a Gambler" which he submitted to Seiter with the understanding that he would be credited and paid for it.

Trivia (3)

  • While Columbo is in the car with the corpse looking for evidence, the corpse is in the foreground. During the entire search you can see the guy is breathing.

  • saying he doesn't speak italian isn't neccesarily a goof. after all, you'd be surprised what people will say about you/ in front of you if they think you don't understand. a man as intelligent as columbo would certainly know enough to use that to his advantage.

  • In the previous show "Death Hits The Jackpot" Columbo can speak fluent Italian but, in this show he says he doesn't know Italian.