When Sir Roger Havershame realizes that he has been manipulated into funding a theater production, he confronts the actors responsible and is killed accidentally during the argument. The couple haul his body to his estate and stage an accident to make it look like he died in a fall down the stairs. Columbo, who is in London to learn investigative techniques as a guest of Scotland Yard, becomes involved in the case.
Air Date: 11/26/1972
Series Episode #: 13
Guest Stars: Richard Basehart, Bernard Fox, Honor Blackman
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