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Columbo

An Exercise in Fatality (Season 4, Episode 1)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A health club owner murders one of his franchisees. Lt. Columbo is on the case.
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Director
Bernard L. Kowalski (as Bernard Kowalski)
Writers
Peter S. Fischer (teleplay by) | Larry Cohen (story by) | Richard Levinson (created by) | William Link (created by)
Composer
Dick DeBenedictis (music score) (as Dick De Benedictis)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 15, 1974

Release date
Sep 15, 1974 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Peter Falk
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Robert Conrad
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Gretchen Corbett
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Pat Harrington Jr.
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Collin Wilcox Paxton
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Philip Bruns
Gene Stafford Gene Stafford   See fewer
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Jude Farese
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Darrell Zwerling
Lewis D. Lacey Lewis D. Lacey   See fewer
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Raymond O'Keefe
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Victor Izay
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Ernesto Macias
Fred (as Eric Mason) Fred (as Eric Mason)   See fewer
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J.R. Clark
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Mel Stevens
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Manuel DePina
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Don Nagel
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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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Ed McCready
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 1,413 votes