Columbo - Season 5

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NBC (ended 2003)

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Episode Guide

  • 3/2/76
    6.7
    Commodore Swanson is tired of his greedy son-in-law turning his ship building business into an embarrassment and decides to sell the company.
  • Now You See Him
    Episode 5
    2/29/76
    9.4

    The Great Santini is a master magician, but his employer discovers that he was a German camp guard during World War II and blackmails him. Santini is forced to engineer a perfect murder--he kills the owner while apparently performing his famous "water tank" illusion on stage in front of dozens of witnesses. Santini in fact supposedly hides out beneath the stage, and uses a radio transmitter to convince a waiter that he is there when he's busy killing the owner. Now Columbo must unravel a magical mystery and break a perfect alibi.

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  • A Matter of Honor
    Episode 4
    2/1/76
    7.6
    The owner of a bull ranch in Mexico gives his workers the day off, and then talks his number one man into fighting the bull who nearly killed his son. But instead he shoots him with a tranquilizer gun, and lets the bull kill him. Colombo, who is on vacation in Mexico, gets dragged into this case by an admiring colleague, but he has trouble convincing the Mexicans that the accident is really homicide. And how do you prove that the bull is a murder weapon?moreless
  • Identity Crisis
    Episode 3
    11/2/75
    8.4
    A spy is killed on a lonely beach by his contact but the killer has been photographed beforehand walking with the victim.
  • A Case of Immunity
    Episode 2
    10/12/75
    7.3
    An ambassador from Suari and his code clerk kill the chief of security in an attempt to make it look like the chief was a traitor, who blew up the legation safe and stole £600.000 on behalf of a dissident group. But Columbo gets suspicious. He just have problem crushing the ambassador´s alibi. And then, when the code clerk turns up dead, the ambassador has an alibi again. But even if Colombo could rock the two alibis, there is always the immunity-problem...moreless
  • Forgotten Lady
    Episode 1
    9/14/75
    8.0
    An aging song-and-dance star is Lt. Columbo's quarry in the fifth season opener. The disheveled detective suspects the actress of killing her wealthy husband to finance her dream, a comeback on Broadway.
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