When Det. Corassa's gun is linked to the slaying of a black youth in a white section of town, the Negro community suspects a cover-up.
After Rossi's encounter with a young terrorist threatening to blow up the city, the reporters look into the likelihood of someone actually being able to build an atomic bomb in their garage, and end up getting followed around by federal agents.moreless
The Tribune staff has an exhausting day covering a tunnel collapse, a "human fly" trying to scale a skyscraper, predictions of an alien UFO landing, and Art mulling over an offer to go to work for the governor.moreless
Viveca Scott, the founder of Beauty Mark Cosmetics, is threatened by her rival, David Lang. When he finds out that her revolutionary cream formula actually remove wrinkles, he has the formula pirated and Viveca decides to murder him.moreless
When a chess grandmaster realizes that he is unable to defeat his rival at a tournament, he resorts to murder and makes it look like suicide. But Columbo isn't fooled... and the victim isn't quite dead.moreless