Dr. Ray Flemming (Gene Barry), a psychiatrist, murders his wife (Nina Foch) and persuades his mistress Joan Hudson (Katherine Justice), who is an actress and one of his patients, to support his alibi by impersonating her.
Pilot - 1 - February 20, 1968
This is the first of two pilot episodes, and it was a full two hours (Well, 94 minutes... plus 26 minutes of commercials!)
MeTV viewers will of course recognize Gene Barry from the role of the title character from Bat Masterson, which was on the day before. (Saturday)
If you are going to all the business of killing someone, the least you can do is to make sure that they are actually dead! Also do not invite Columbo in for a drink to talk, and then speculate on how you would do the murder, if you were guilty. Sometimes I think Columbo never would never get anywhere if people simply kept their mouths shut.
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