Columbo: Season 3
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1973
Directors: Jeannot Szwarc, Leo Penn, Boris Sagal, Richard Quine, Robert Butler, Alf Kjellin, Nicholas Colasanto, Ben Gazzara
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 025192-160752
Running time: 11:27 (687 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: October 16, 2012
Collection type: Owned (#4106)
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 01, 2014
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
In the detective series that inspired them all, acclaimed actor Peter Falk returns in his four-time Primetime Emmy®-winning role as the wry and ruffled police lieutenant in Columbo: Season Three. From the halls of Congress to the halls of academia, this dazzling 4-disc collection includes all of the classic third season as well as an exciting bonus episode of the TV show Mrs. Columbo. A consistent favorite on the NBC Mystery Movie lineup, this thrilling season of Columbo features such illustrious guest stars as Martin Sheen (The West Wing), Vincent Price (Masterpeice Mystery), Deidre Hall (Days of Our Lives), Jackie Cooper (Superman), and many more. You've seen the crime, now catch the murderer with everyon'’s favorite trenchcoat-wearing sleuth in each entertaining episode from the complete third season!

Episodes:
1. Lovely but Lethal
2. Any Old Port in a Storm
3. Candidate for Crime
4. Double Exposure
5. Publish or Perish
6. Mind over Mayhem
7. Swan Song
8. A Friend in Deed
DVD Covers
Columbo: Season 3
Columbo: Season 3
Misc.
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Genres
Crime
Drama
Television
Studios

Media Companies:
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
TV
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Episodes 1-2
2Episodes 3-4
3Episodes 5-6
4Episodes 7-8
Features
 • Mrs. Columbo Bonus Episode
Crew
 1. Lovely But Lethal
Direction
Jeannot Szwarc....Director
Writing
Jackson Gillis....Screenwriter
Myrna Bercovici....Story By
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Douglas Benton....Producer
Cinematography
Harry Wolf....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Larry Lester....Film Editor
Music
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Terry Kellum....Sound
Art
Loyd S. Papez....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 2. Any Old Port in a Storm
Direction
Leo Penn....Director
Writing
Stanley Ralph Ross....Screenwriter
Larry Cohen....Story By
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Robert F. O'Neill....Producer
Cinematography
Harry Wolf....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Budd Small....Film Editor
Larry Lester....Film Editor
Music
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
David H. Moriarty....Sound
Art
Arch Bacon....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 3. Candidate for Crime
Direction
Boris Sagal....Director
Writing
Irving Pearlberg....Screenwriter
Alvin R. Friedman....Screenwriter
Roland Kibbee....Screenwriter
Dean Hargrove....Screenwriter
Larry Cohen....Story By
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Roland Kibbee....Executive Producer
Dean Hargrove....Executive Producer
Cinematography
William Cronjager....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert L. Kimble....Film Editor
Music
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Edwin S. Hall....Sound
Art
John Wm. Corso....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 4. Double Exposure
Direction
Richard Quine....Director
Writing
Stephen J. Cannell....Writer
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Roland Kibbee....Executive Producer
Dean Hargrove....Executive Producer
Cinematography
William Cronjager....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ronald LaVine....Film Editor
Music
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Wallace Bearden....Sound
Art
John W. Corso....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 5. Publish or Perish
Direction
Robert Butler....Director
Writing
Peter S. Fischer....Writer
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Roland Kibbee....Executive Producer
Dean Hargrove....Executive Producer
Cinematography
William Cronjager....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert L. Kimble....Film Editor
Music
Billy Goldenberg....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Wallace Bearden....Sound
Art
John W. Corso....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 6. Mind Over Mayhem
Direction
Alf Kjellin....Director
Writing
Steven Bochco....Screenwriter
Dean Hargrove....Screenwriter
Roland Kibbee....Screenwriter
Robert Specht....Story By
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Roland Kibbee....Executive Producer
Dean Hargrove....Executive Producer
Cinematography
William Cronjager....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ronald LaVine....Film Editor
Music
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Wallace Bearden....Sound
Art
John W. Corso....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 7. Swan Song
Direction
Nicholas Colasanto....Director
Writing
David Rayfiel....Screenwriter
Stanley Ralph Ross....Story By
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Edward K. Dodds....Producer
Roland Kibbee....Executive Producer
Dean Hargrove....Executive Producer
Cinematography
William Cronjager....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Bob Kagey....Film Editor
Music
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Wallace Bearden....Sound
Art
John W. Corso....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
 8. A Friend in Deed
Direction
Ben Gazzara....Director
Writing
Peter S. Fischer....Writer
Richard Levinson....Created By
William Link....Created By
Production
Edward K. Dodds....Producer
Roland Kibbee....Executive Producer
Dean Hargrove....Executive Producer
Cinematography
William Cronjager....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert L. Kimble....Film Editor
Music
Billy Goldenberg....Composer
Dick De Benedictis....Composer
Henry Mancini....Theme By
Sound
Wallace Bearden....Sound
Art
John W. Corso....Art Director
Grady Hunt....Costume Designer
Cast
 1. Lovely But Lethal
Peter Falk....Columbo
Vera Miles....Viveca Scott
Martin Sheen....Karl Lessing
Sian Barbara Allen....Shirley Blaine
Vincent Price....David Lang
Gino Conforti....Ferdy
Colby Chester....Jerry
Fred Draper....Murcheson
Bruce Kirby....Lab Attendant
John Finnegan....Sergeant
Dick Stahl....Burton
Marc Hannibal....Fingerprint Man
David Toma....Policeman
Layne Matthess....Fashion Moderator
 2. Any Old Port in a Storm
Peter Falk....Columbo
Donald Pleasence....Adrian Carsini
Joyce Jillson....Joan Stacey
Gary Conway....Enrico Carsini
Dana Elcar....Falcon
Julie Harris....Karen Fielding
Vito Scotti....Maitre d'
Robert Donner....The Drunk
Robert Ellenstein....Stein
Robert Walden....Billy Fine
Regis J. Cordic....Lewis
Reid Smith....Andy Stevens
John McCann....Officer
George Gaynes....Frenchman
Monty Landis....Steward
Walker Edmiston....Auctioneer
Pamela Campbell....Cassie Marlowe
 3. Candidate for Crime
Peter Falk....Columbo
Jackie Cooper....Nelson Hayward
Joanne Linville....Victoria Hayward
Tisha Sterling....Linda Johnson
Ken Swofford....Harry Stone
Robert Karnes....Sgt. Vernon
Jay Varela....Sgt. Rojas
Vito Scotti....Chadwick
Regis Cordic....Deputy Commissioner
Sandy Kenyon....Harris
Jack Riley....Director
Mario Gallo....Dr. Perenchio
Jude Farese....Highway Patrolman
Clete Roberts....TV Anchor Man
Angelo Grisanti....1st Detective
Lew Brown....2nd Detective
Don Diamond....Larry
James G. Richardson....Shelly
Bill Andes....Campaign Mgr.
Lucille Meredith....Lucy
Katie Sagal....Secretary
Larry Burrell....Newsman
 4. Double Exposure
Peter Falk....Columbo
Robert Culp....Dr. Bart Kepple
Robert Middleton....Victor Norris
Chuck McCann....Roger White
Louise Latham....Mrs. Norris
Arlene Martell....Tanya
Danny Goldman....Press Photographer
John Milford....1st Detective
George Wyner....Film Editor
Richard Stahl....Ballistics Man
Francis DeSales....Patterson
Alma Beltran....Housekeeper
Dennis Robertson....Detective Marley
Harry Hickox....2nd Detective
Ann Driscoll....Mrs. Halstead
E. A. Sirianni....Norbert
Manuel DePina....1st Detective
Thomas Bellin....Technician
Peter Walker....Narrator
Mary Beth Sikorski....Receptionist
 5. Publish or Perish
Peter Falk....Columbo
Jack Cassidy....Riley Greenleaf
Mickey Spillane....Allen Mallory
Mariette Hartley....Eileen Macrae
Jacques Aubuchon....Jeffrey Neal
John Chandler....Eddie Kane
Gregory Sierra....Lou D'Allessandro
Alan Fudge....David Chase
Paul Shenar....Sgt. Young
Jack Bender....Wolpert
Ted Gehring....Security Guard
Vern Rowe....Restaurant Manager
Lew Palter....Lab Technician
George Brenlin....Locksmith
J.S. Johnson....Palmer
Maurice Marsac....Waiter
James Millhollin....Elderly Man
Maryesther Denver....Elderly Woman
Davis Roberts....Kramer
Rocky Frier....Parking Attendant
 6. Mind Over Mayhem
Peter Falk....Columbo
Jose Ferrer....Dr. Marshall Cahill
Lew Ayres....Prof. Howard Nichols
Robert Walker....Neil Cahill
Lee H. Montgomery....Steve Spelberg
Jessica Walter....Margaret Nicholson
Lou Wagner....Ross
Art Batanides....Murph
Darrell Zwerling....Motel Manager
Charles Macaulay....Farnsworth
John Zaremba....Coroner
William Bryant....Fields
Bert Holland....Whitehead
Ed Fury....Plainclothesman
Jefferson Kibbee....Jeff
Dianne Turley....Lady Scientist
William Christopher....Male Scientist
Deidre Hall....Receptionist
Dennis Robertson....1st Reporter
Luis Moreno....Officer
 7. Swan Song
Peter Falk....Columbo
Johnny Cash....Tommy Brown
Ida Lupino....Edna Brown
John Dehner....Roland Pangborn
Sorrell Booke....J.J. Stinger
Bill McKinney....Luke Basket
Vito Scotti....Mr. Grindell
Janit Baldwin....Tina
John Randolph....The Colonel
Lucille Meredith....Lady
Richard Caine....Bennett
Donald Mantooth....Phil
Jefferson Kibbee....Frank
Bonnie Van Dyke....Maryann
Doug Dirkson....Jeff
Larry Burrell....TV Reporter
Mike Edward Lally....TV Cameraman
Tom McFadden....Police Pilot
Harry Harvey, Sr.....Manager
 8. A Friend in Deed
Peter Falk....Columbo
Richard Kiley....Commissioner Halperin
Rosemary Murphy....Margaret Halperin
Michael McGuire....Hugh Caldwell
Val Avery....Artie Jessup
Eric Christmas....Bruno Wexler
Eleanor Zee....Thelma
John Finnegan....Lt. Dreyer
Arlene Martell....Salesgirl
Victor Campos....Doyle
Joshua Bryant....Dr. MacMurray
John Calvin....Charlie Shoup
Byron Morrow....Amos Lawrence
James V. Christy....Sharkey
Alma Beltran....Mrs. Fernandez
Albert Popwell....Al Como
Ben Marino....Sgt. Ned Randall
Judson Morgan....Charles
Tom Castronova....Policeman
Paul Sorensen....Police Pilot
Bernie Kuby....Nathan Flowers
Mike Lally....2nd Bartender
Richard Lance....1st Patrolman
Eldon Burke....Photographer
Jack Krupnick....Limousine Driver