Oh, so there are just a few extra questions this time. More than the usual ten. Oh, and right off the bat, you can skip #41. (Thanks again, Leaper. Jerk. - And I am just kidding! Honest! So you already posted the best question from this batch. Hey, that's your privledge. No problem. Really. Truthfully. No problem... jerk. )
While there was one "Columbo" murder victim who spoke not a single word prior to being murdered (Uncle Rudy in "Suitable For Framing", there was one murder victim who in fact did speak just one single word prior to being murdered. Who was it and in which episode did this victim appear?
Only one of the following four choices was actually spoken by a murder victim in their final sentence spoken on screen. Which is the correct word? Who spoke it and in which episode?
Only one of the following four choices was actually the final sentence spoken by a murder victim. Which is the correct sentence? Who spoke it and in which episode?
A. "I don't think you have any choice."
B. "You better get it over with."
C. "Let's just finish this right now."
D. "I hope you know what you're doing."
From the episode, "Double Exposure," which of the following four choices were the final three words spoken by projectionist/murder victim Roger White?
A. "...are you kidding?'
B. "...come on now."
C. "...just stop that."
D. "...you're not serious."
Three murder victims spoke the name of their murderer as their final word. (Although one spoke the name off screen.) Which three victims spoke the names and in which episodes did this occur?
From the episode, "The Most Crucial Game," which of the following four choices was murder victim Eric Wagner's final sentence on Earth?
A. "How'd you get here so..."
B. "What are you doing wearing that..."
C. "What are you doing with that..."
D. "What are you doing here in the..."
From the episode, "Lovely, But Lethal," which of the following four choices was murder victim Karl Lessing's final sentence on Earth?
A. "I bet you would just love for me to give..."
B. "You know, I would have given you..."
D. "Now quite frankly, I wouldn't give..."
D. "Not that I wouldn't have given you a piece..."
From the episode, "Suitable For Framing," which of the following four choices was murder victim Tracy O'Connor's final three words on Earth?
A. "When will I..."
B. "Alright, then I'll..."
C. "If I can't..."
D. "Then we'll be..."
"Let go of me." and "Let go!" were the final words spoken by two murder victims. Who were the two victims? In which episodes did this occur?
From the episode, "Negative Reaction," which of the following four choices was murder victim Alvin Deschler's final sentence on Earth?
A. "Who could have done something - something like this?"
B. "You have any idea who - who took her?"
C. "What kind of person would - would do that?"
D. "Do you know any - anyone who could have done it?"
Which of the following four choices was the last sentence spoken by murder victim Dr. Henry Willis in the episode, "Forgotten Lady"?
A. "Your film will be starting in a few minutes."
B. "Thank-you very much, Raymond."
C. "I'm sorry Grace, but that is all that there is to it."
D. "Our life together hasn't been so bad, has it?"
Only two murder victims spoke the word "money" in their final sentence of their lives. Who were they? In which episodes did this occur?
Not including birds, how many total murder victims were there in the original 45 episodes of "Columbo"?
Which of the following four choices is the most common name for a "Columbo" murder victim from the original 45 episodes?
Guess what? Guess the answers, that's what! Also, that's it. Fin. Done. 54 questions total. Now, what are the answers to the above? Paul? Leaper? Cassa? David? Laura? Buffy? Jody? Sissy? Mr. French? Uncle Bill? This here website is a real family affair. A true COLUMBO AFFAIR!
(And again, Leaper. I'm just joking around with you about totally ruining, utterly destroying, completely vanquishing and hopelessly beating to a pulp my best question of this last batch of questions. Hope you haven't taken any offense. You're just as Columbo-ishous as everyone else here! And hey, I mean that!)
I got #41!! I got 41!!!....um...oh...forget it....
But I think I got some of these...here is my take...
I better type fast before David gets on here!!
#44..is "...come on now."
#46...is "what are you doing wearing that.."
#48...is "when will I..."
#50...is "you have no idea who took her...who took her.."
Loved your reference to Family Affair!! But you forgot Mrs. Beasley.... (...remember?...the doll? ) .....but it is a family affair here....oh dear!!! cassa is getting sentimental!!
Oh...I forgot one...
#51...is "Your film will be starting in a few minutes."
Ok...I think I have been enough of a quote-hog...so I will step aside.....some of those last questions are kinda interesting though....
And now I know what is going to happen....Paul is going to come on here and say that he knew all of the ones that I guessed!!!!! Right Paul???
Ok...I'm going to leave now....I am having too much fun all by myself and it is starting to scare me!!!
Eek! Sorry! I figured, what're the odds that he'd come up with that exact same question? Pretty slim, I told myself.
Heck, give David that answer!
Is #43 A, said by Ric Carsini in "Any Old Port in a Storm"? I could've sworn he said something like that, to which Adrian replies, "oh, yes, I think I do," and beans him.
Is one of #49's Lenore Kennicut, in "Death Lends a Hand," before she crashes into the glass table?
I think #50 is C, but I'm not certain.
For #52, I know one of them is Margaret Halperin in "A Friend In Deed," reminding her husband that her family money is her own... Until the Commish changes that.
More as I think of 'em.
Oh, and one of #45's, referred to in an earlier question, is, of course, Paul Williams, of "Ransom for a Dead Man."
Gah! Final word! FINAL!
Not all of them Cassa, just 46 and 48 !!
#41 Maryann, "Sixteen," from the episode "Swan Song."
#42 D The word "dish" was used by William Haynes in
"By Dawn's Early Light." He refers to Rumford as
being able to "DISH it out but can't take it."
#43 A "I don't think you have any choice" was said
by Ric Carsini in "Any Old Port in a Storm."
#44 B I will concede to "come on now" being the
final words of the projectionist in "Double Exposure," although I could have sworn that his last words were "Don't fool around with that."
#45 Carol Flemming of "Prescription: Murder," the first Columbo murder victim, was the first to say her murderer's name as her last word. It was also the one to be said off screen, referenced by the doctor immediately after she dies.
I am fairly sure that Claire Daly said "Good night, Ward" as her final words, qualifying "Fade in to Murder" as the second such occasion in which the victim's final word was the killer's name.
Thirdly, Dr. Charles Hunter in "How to Dial a Murder." We hear him say "Eric" before the dogs attack. However, it can also be debated that his last word was off screen because Kim Cattrall's character later tells Columbo that the victim was calling for Eric when she saw the dogs murdering him.
#46 B "What are you doing wearing that..." are the last words of Eric Wagner in "The Most Crucial Game" because the killer has disguised himself as an ice cream vendor.
#47 C "Now quite frankly I wouldn't give..." (perhaps one of several instances in television to cut off a character before they are able to utter a word you cannot say on TV.)
#48 A "When will I..." are Tracy O'Connor's parting words in "Suitable For Framing."
#49 The two "let go" lines: "Death Lends a Hand" is the more obvious of the two. My guess on the second is "Dagger of the Mind." While I do not distinctly recall the line, it stands to reason because Roger Haversham was being restrained prior to his death.
#50 B "Do you have any idea - who took her?" were
the last words of Alvin Deschler in "Negative Reaction."
#51 I will have to concede defeat on this one. I suppose I was simply so intigued by the clippings from "Walking My Baby Back Home" that I never bothered to observe Dr. Willis' final words.
#52 "Money" was included in the final two sentences
of Tony Goodland of "The Greenhouse Jungle" and Margaret Halperin of "A Friend in Deed." Goodland says something like "If money's what it takes, money's what it'll be" just prior to being shot. Margaret Halperin's final sentence before dying was "My money, Mark, my inheritance."
#53 I will guess C, 61
#54 Roger is the most commonly used victim's first
name among the original 45 ("Dead Weight," "Dagger of the Mind," "Double Exposure")
Wow, you people are good. No... great! For the answers just look at David's post. They're all correct except he didn't know #51. Cassa provided the correct answer there!
Getting lazy, are we Headache??????
I am only kidding Darling!!!
You work so hard in your cave to compose these great puzzle things and you do such a creative and entertaining job!! You are the best!
If I may, I will speak for all of us Columboites here....you really make this forum terrific!! And we appreciate you so much!...........and just simply............thanks!