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2 Lines Used Numerous Times

I have noticed two lines from Columbo used numerous times. Of course, always fitting the situation and aura.

“It must be a terrible shock”

Then after a bit of sizing up the scene, usually with what turns out to be the guilty party, the subject would say, “well if there’s anything else I can do for you”……

Which is followed by the second line, “maybe some other time”.

Gotta love it.