Peter Falk stars in all 8 seasons of Columbo, all now available as DVD box sets, including a complete collection: 8 seasons in one amazing deluxe collector's set which was released on 13 October.< Previous | Next >
Columbo - Series 1 | DVD | (13/09/2004)
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TV detective fans rejoice: Peter Falk's rumpled and infallible Lt. Columbo joins the DVD precinct with a five-disc set that features the detective's first nine appearances for NBC. Though Falk as Columbo (no first name) made his TV debut in 1967, the detective had actually first appeared on an episode of the 1960-61 Chevy Mystery Show (Bert Freed played the role) written by veteran TV scribes Richard Levinson and William Link (The Fugitive, Alfred Hitchcock Presents). The pair turned the episode into a stage play titled Prescription: Murder, which was adapted into a TV movie in 1967 with Falk in the lead. NBC greenlit a two-hour Columbo pilot (Ransom for a Dead Man) in 1971, and the series was launched that fall as part of the NBC Sunday Mystery Movie, a rotating 90-minute program that alternated Columbo with episodes of MacMillan and Wife and McCloud (another Levinson/Link creation). Viewers were quickly won over by Falk's shrewd performance as he matched wits with a host of exceptional guest stars (including Gene Barry, Patrick McGoohan, and others), all of whom assumed that the disheveled detective would never figure out their "perfect crimes"; the popularity and quality of the original series allows Falk to continue to don the trenchcoat some 30 years later for occasional Columbo TV movies. All seven 90-minute episodes of the 1971-72 debut season are included here, along with Prescription: Murder and Ransom for a Dead Man; unfortunately, as the lieutenant himself would say, "Oh, just one more thing"--no extras are included in the set, but having these fine TV mysteries in one set should be reward enough for armchair sleuths. --Paul Gaita
Columbo Season 9 | DVD | (30/03/2009)
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Columbo: Season 9 (3 Disc)
Columbo - Series 6 And 7 | DVD | (30/04/2007)
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""Oh just one more thing..."" Peter Falk dusts down his trenchcoat for another season of Columbo. Again there's a veritable smorgasbord of stars and big-names behind each episode... Featuring all the cigar-chewin' episodes from Columbo Seasons 6 and 7!
Columbo - Season 4 | DVD | (18/09/2006)
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""Oh just one more thing..."" Peter Falk dusts down his trenchcoat for another season of Columbo. Again there's a veritable smorgasbord of stars and big-names behind each episode... Featuring all the cigar-chewin' episodes from Columbo Season 4 including the Emmy-award winning episodes By Dawn's Early Light and Playback! Episodes Comprise: 1. An Exercise In Fatality 2. Negative Reaction 3. By Dawn's Early Light 4. Troubled Waters 5. Playback 6. A Deadly State Of Mind
Columbo - Season 3 | DVD | (14/11/2005)
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Oh, just one more thing, mystery mavens--get ready to be mystified and entertained by the award-winning third season of Columbo, starring Peter Falk as the rumpled but unbeatable Lieutenant. Having taken home Emmys for outstanding limited drama and lead actor in its '71-'72 debut season, Columbo was again named best drama for its third season ('73-'74). The reason for the repeat success? The formula remained the same: intelligent, engaging scripts and direction, guest performances by top actors, and, of course, Falk at center stage as Columbo, the most unlikely of supersleuths, but unquestionably one of the sharpest (the role would later earn Falk three more Emmys between 1975 and 1990). The 10 episodes compiled in this two-disc set again feature top talent from film and television: directors include veterans Jeannot Swarc and Boris Sagal, as well as actors Nicholas Colasanto (better known as Coach from Cheers) and Ben Gazzara (Falk's frequent co-star in the films of John Cassavetes), while the season's scripts feature contributions from Stephen J. Cannell, Steven Bochco, and Larry Cohen. And in regard to co-stars, Falk matched wits with the likes of Donald Pleasance, Martin Sheen, Vincent Price, Robert Culp (in one of four turns on the series), Jose Ferrer, Ida Lupino, and in two novel but effective casting choices, Johnny Cash and hard-boiled mystery scribe Mickey Spillane. And there's even a bonus feature in the form of an episode of the spinoff series Mrs. Columbo, starring Kate Mulgrew as the Lieutenant's oft-mentioned better half. In short, it's 11 hours of solid sleuthing for armchair detectives. --Paul Gaita, Amazon.com
Columbo - Series 5 | DVD | (12/02/2007)
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""Oh just one more thing..."" Peter Falk dusts down his trenchcoat for another season of Columbo. Again there's a veritable smorgasbord of stars and big-names behind each episode...
Columbo - The Complete Series | DVD | (19/10/2009)
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This is the detective series that inspired them all. Legendary actor Peter Falk stars in his 4-time Emmy '' Award winning role as the ruffled cigarchomping trenchcoat-wearing police lieutenant who is asking all the right questions in the complete collection of Columbo. This 35 disc box set features every episode of the series and also includes 2 bonus episodes with Mrs. Columbo and 2 series pilots.
Columbo - Series 8 - Complete | DVD | (31/03/2008)
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Peter Falk dusts down his trenchcoat for another season of Columbo. Again there's a veritable smorgasbord of stars and big-names behind each episode... Featuring all the cigar-chewin' episodes from Columbo Season 8!
Columbo - Series 2 | DVD | (18/07/2005)
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""Oh just one more thing..."" Peter Falk returns as Lt. Columbo for the complete second season which includes guest stars Robert Culp Valerie Harper Dean Stockwell Leonard Nimoy Martin Landau and Marc Singer and two episodes written by Stephen Boccho (Murder One). Expect plenty of cigar-chewing slouching and suspects being questioned about their shoes! Episodes comprise: 1. tude in Black 2. The Greenhouse Jungle 3. The Most Crucial Game 4. Dagger of the
Columbo Seasons 1-8 | DVD | (13/10/2008)
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It's the landmark series that inspired an entire genre. now television's greatest detective Columbo comes to DVD in this deluxe collector's set. Starring Peter Falk in his 4-time Emmy-winning role as the cigar-chomping trench coat-wearing police lieutenant this collection includes every fascinating episode form the first 8 seasons.