It’s the TV movie based on the play based on the short story that started everything- “Prescription: Murder,” the absolute, first Columbo. Find out where it all came from and who played Lt. Columbo well before Peter Falk took on the role! Well-versed guest Tilt Araiza (The Sitcom Club) joins Jon and RJ as they go back, back, back to the very beginning.
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This was a tough one to find for free but if you do a google search for medium length video you will find the episode posted in chunks on facebook.
Ooh, “Prescription: Murder” — great choice. I love me an origin story. Actually, Columbo arrives almost fully formed in “Prescription: Murder”, so it’s not really an origin story at all. That would have to be a spinoff series, Young Columbo.
I wish I hadn’t just said that.