Leslie: You know, Columbo, you're almost likable in a shabby sort of way. Maybe it's the way you come slouching in here with your shopworn bag of tricks.
Columbo: Me? Tricks?
Leslie: The humility, the seeming absentmindedness, the homey anecdotes about the family, the wife, you know.
Leslie: Yeah, Lt. Columbo fumbling and stumbling along but it's always the jugular that he's after. And I imagine that more often than not he's successful