All joking aside, the day I watch "Ransom," I make a point of having a root beer and a sherry (not together, of course). That line about the two things has to be one of the great lines between Columbo and the murderer.
I love Murder under Glass. Not the best story but there's something about it that I've always really enjoyed.
As for the food, I always laugh out loud at the awkward parade of waiters at the restaurant awards. The look of the food could not be any more 1970s if it tried. All that jelly and mouse stuff.
Gotta have a milkshake for Murder, Smoke and Shadows.
Man, that sounds good! Admittedly, I actually do eat chili sometimes while watching Columbo.