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Columbo Quiz

Good day - hope all are safe and well.

Here's a Columbo Puzzler Quiz for your fun and enjoyment. These were originally started by a great old timer on here, Headache2112, whom I miss very much. I haven't posted one in a very long time but try these. I know you guys will do great; please take no more than 2 a piece so everyone gets a chance. Answers next week.

GIVE EPISODE AND WHO SAID IT

1. "Lieutenant Columbo, fumbling and stumbling along but it's always the jugular that he's after"

2. "Is he all right? (referring to Dog).....he looks like he's scraping bottom"

3. (Giggles)....."What a silly question. You just made me watch my gardener get 'blowed' up"

4. "No uh, back brush?? You ever use a back brush? Ah, you don't know what you're missing."

5. "He could have been typing."

6. "Oh my God, Llewella - I totally forgot about Llewella"

7. "We're talking about murder, Justin. Going to jail!"

8. "Do you need help with your spelling, Lieutenant?"

9. "The Captain is crazy about him; wants you to take him under your wing."

10. "My ears pop in an elevator. As a matter of fact, I don't even like being this tall."

11. "No, I'm asking YOU. I'm asking you about a murder."

12. "Just how long have you been a Lieutenant, Lieutenant?"

13. "We already talked to him, we can't hold him Artie's got an alibi for both nights."

14. "You've done very good work, Lieutenant, you've caught me in a lie."


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2. "Is he all right? (referring to Dog).....he looks like he's scraping bottom"

Answer - Try and Catch Me. The scene. Abigail Mitchell is on a pier about to dispose of the car keys when Columbo and Dog walk up to her. She hides the keys in her pocket and then later reveals them to Columbo claiming she actually found them in the garden.

5. "He could have been typing."

Answer - Now you see him... The Scene. Columbo and Sgt Wilson are trying to figure out what the victim was doing in his locked office. They have figured out he was sat in the leather chair at his desk due to the height of the chair back. Sgt Wilson demonstrates the typewriter which goes on to provide the vital evidence.

I love both those stories a lot.

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7. "We're talking about murder, Justin. Going to jail!" "Columbo Goes to College"

10. "My ears pop in an elevator. As a matter of fact, I don't even like being this tall."
"Swan Song":+1:

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quid - rethink #7. its a bit tricky. hint its a later episode than College.

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Number 7 is later than any other episode I believe. It’s from: “Columbo Likes The Nightlife” when Vanessa Farrell is arguing with Justin about what to do with Tony’s body. I think I got all of the others. This was an interesting quiz. Every line was memorable. I could almost hear Ken Franklin sneering at Columbo.

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Ya got me Fred!:blush:

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(1) Ransom for a Dead Man - Leslie

(6) Ashes to Ashes - Roger -when he realizes the dog has been locked up all night.

(Don't want to answer too many, better to leave some for others)

Thanks for these, Fred! FRED?? FRED???

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(4) "Death Hits The Jackpot."

Like many fans of the original, my knowledge of the later version is incredibly sketchy, so that's one of the few quotations from it I COULD get.

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(8) is Negative Reaction.

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11. "No, I'm asking YOU. I'm asking you about a murder." - A Deadly State of Mind

13. "We already talked to him, we can't hold him Artie's got an alibi for both nights." - A Fried In Deed

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#9 sounds like taken from "The Greenhouse Jungle", said about Sgt. Wilson. Who said it? Probably another cop, when Columbo arrives to see the wrecked car.

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Great quiz.

#9 is from Last Salute to the Commodore. It is referring to the Lieutenant training Mac the young new homicide detective.

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Steve
Great quiz.

#9 is from Last Salute to the Commodore. It is referring to the Lieutenant training Mac the young new homicide detective.

Aargh! I knew I wasn't going to have it right.

(Watching the episodes in Spanish, as I do, doesn't help, though it's no excuse.)

I'll watch "Commodore" next.

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#12 - "Murder By the Book" - spoken by Ken Franklin (followed by the line, "Mrs. Melville would have figured that out right away!")

#14 - "Make Me a Perfect Murder" - spoken by Kay in Mark's office.

ANSWERS TO QUIZ

AS I THOUGHT YOU GUYS DID GREAT!! Here are the answers



1. "Ransom for a Dead Man" spoken by Leslie

2. "Try and Catch Me" Spoken by A. Mitchell

3. Nobody got this. It was from "A Bird in the Hand" spoken by Dolores when Columbo was making her watch the video tape in her home of the car exploding.

4. "Death Hits the Jackpot" Spoken by Columbo to his staff when checking the bath tub.

5. "Now You See Him" Spoken by the illustrious Sgt. Wilson.

6. "Ashes to Ashes" spoken by Roger Gambles - or "Gambler"

7. "Columbo Likes the Nightlife." Spoken by Vanessa Farrow

8. "Negative Reaction" Spoken by Galesko.

9. "Last Salute to the Commodore". Spoken by Sergeant Kramer about Theodore Albiksky

10. "Swan Song" Columbo said it to Mr. Pangborn.

11. "A Deadly State of Mind: Spoken by Columbo to Dr. Anita Borden.

12. "Murder by the Book." Spoken by Franklin.

13. "A Friend in Deed" Spoken by Lt. Duffey regarding Artie Jessup

14. "Make me a Perfect Murder." Spoken by Kay Freestone to Columbo.