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Columbo

Candidate for Crime (Season 3, Episode 3)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Senatorial candidate Nelson Hayward murders his domineering campaign manager, staging it to appear that Hayward himself was the intended victim of a mob hit gone wrong.
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Director
Writers
Irv Pearlberg (teleplay by) (as Irving Pearlberg) | Alvin R. Friedman (teleplay by) | Roland Kibbee (teleplay by) | Dean Hargrove (teleplay by) & 3 more
Composer
Dick DeBenedictis (music score) (as Dick De Benedictis)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 4, 1973

Release date
Nov 4, 1973 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Peter Falk
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Jackie Cooper
Nelson Hayward Nelson Hayward   See fewer
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Joanne Linville
Vickie Hayward Vickie Hayward   See fewer
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Tisha Sterling
Linda Johnson Linda Johnson   See fewer
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Ken Swofford
Harry Stone Harry Stone   See fewer
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Robert Karnes
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Jay Varela
Sgt. Rojas Sgt. Rojas   See fewer
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Vito Scotti
Chadwick Chadwick   See fewer
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Regis Cordic
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Sandy Kenyon
Harris Harris   See fewer
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Jack Riley
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Mario Gallo
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Jude Farese
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Clete Roberts
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Angelo Grisanti
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Lew Brown
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Bill Andes
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Katey Sagal
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Larry Burrell
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Jack Berle
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Robert Board
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Robert Cole
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George Conrad
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Ken DuMain
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Eddie Garrett
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Mickey Golden
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George Holmes
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Mike Lally
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Murray Pollack
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Frieda Rentie
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Davis Roberts
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dianne Travis
Blonde At Birthday Of Mrs Hayward (uncredited) Blonde At Birthday Of Mrs Hayward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 1,395 votes