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Columbo

Fade in to Murder (Season 6, Episode 1)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An egotistical but successful star of a TV detective show murders his blackmailing producer and makes it look like a robbery.
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Writers
Lou Shaw (teleplay by) | Peter S. Feibleman (teleplay by) (as Peter Feibleman) | Henry Garson (story by) | Richard Levinson (created by) | William Link (created by)
Composer
Bernardo Segall (music score) (as Bernardo Segáll)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 10, 1976

Release date
Oct 10, 1976 (United States)

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Peter Falk
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William Shatner
Ward Fowler Ward Fowler   See fewer
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Alan Manson
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Lola Albright
Clare Daley Clare Daley   See fewer
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Danny Dayton
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Timothy Carey
Tony (as Timothy Agoglia Carey) Tony (as Timothy Agoglia Carey)   See fewer
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Walter Koenig
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John Finnegan
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Victor Izay
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Jimmy Joyce
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Frank Baxter
Walter Gray (as Frank Emmett Baxter) Walter Gray (as Frank Emmett Baxter)   See fewer
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Fred Draper
Joseph Joseph   See fewer
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David Armstrong
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Jack Berle
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Dorothy Dells
Julia (uncredited) Julia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Gerrard
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Judd Hirsch
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Monty O'Grady
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Dick Sondergaard
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Bob Templeton
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 1,356 votes