On the next Just One More Thing, we’ll talk about “Columbo Goes to the Guillotine,” a 90s episode from season eight. Joining us will be Leigh Beadon (techdirt.com). If you’d like to watch it before the show hits the internet, it’s available on DVD, via Netflix or Amazon or whathaveyou.
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I’ve never seen one of the later Columbos. It’s downloading as we speak. This should be interesting.
The later Columbos can be a very mixed bag, but I think you’ll enjoy this one!
watch with an open mind. The Columbo character is quite different in the later seasons. He’s more of a goofy old man. I was kind of annoyed when I first saw these episodes but I’ve come to like the old man Columbo.
not “as we speak.” as I type. you know.
My spouse and I have just watched the first chunk of it. OMG THAT FUNERAL SCENE.
Right? Very weird.
We’ve gotten to the requisite yacht club scene. I am imagining GOB seductively reading aloud: “Fraudulent psychic … with club sauce. Murder … with club sauce.”
A music video to help the characters remember how to pronounce “guillotine” (although there is the heritage to continue of Johnny Cash’s “homicide” and Peter Falk’s “robot”).