Columbo. The first two and maybe three seasons were absolute TV classics. The later ones were a little bit tame and the character of Columbo seemed to lose some of his more quirky habits which made the first seasons so memorable. Great TV mysteries though with a twist: You knew who the murderer was, but how would Columbo nail him?

Columbo. The first two and maybe three seasons were absolute TV classics. The later ones were a little bit tame and the character of Columbo seemed to lose some of his more quirky habits which made the first seasons so memorable. Great TV mysteries though with a twist: You knew who the murderer was, but how would Columbo nail him?

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Detective Columbo (Peter Falk): SOCRATIC IRONY is employed when someone says something that conveys a message that contradicts the literal words. Someone attempting to use Socratic irony might sound like the old television detective Columbo who always disparaged his own talents to make the suspect think he was an idiot.

Detective Columbo (Peter Falk): SOCRATIC IRONY is employed when someone says something that conveys a message that contradicts the literal words. Someone attempting to use Socratic irony might sound like the old television detective Columbo who always disparaged his own talents to make the suspect think he was an idiot.

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Peter Falk, as Lieutenant Columbo ~ Peter Falk starred as Columbo from 1968 up until 2003 - with the show heralded as one of the greatest detective dramas of all time.

Peter Falk, as Lieutenant Columbo ~ Peter Falk starred as Columbo from 1968 up until 2003 - with the show heralded as one of the greatest detective dramas of all time.

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Darn, now I gotta wait another yer for the new season. Netflix
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Peter Falk The Emmy-winning Columbo star—and Princess Bride's book-reading grandpa!—passed away at his home in Beverly Hills. Falk, who reportedly suffered from Alzheimer's disease, was 83.

Peter Falk The Emmy-winning Columbo star—and Princess Bride's book-reading grandpa!—passed away at his home in Beverly Hills. Falk, who reportedly suffered from Alzheimer's disease, was 83.

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Most people don't remember this show. I used to watch this as summer re-runs in the 80's. It was alright!

Most people don't remember this show. I used to watch this as summer re-runs in the 80's. It was alright!

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