It’s 50 years since Peter Falk first played Lieutenant Columbo in Prescription: Murder. Here’s a walk-on appearance on The Tonight Show.
The episode he’s talking about is An Exercise In Fatality. I won’t ruin the reveal, but it’s a doozy, he’s right.
Johnny Carson clearly had a lot of time for the show, and here’s a loving spoof he performed of it.
And here’s William Link talking about casting the role, and his surprising first choice for it.