Podcast: ChucklePhonics #33
Super short one this week but I’ve always subscribed to the “something is better than nothing” approach.
Episode 33: Columbo.
Columbo is an American television series starring Peter Falk as a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department.
Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled police detective of Italian descent, whose trademarks include wearing a rumpled, beige raincoat over his suit, and smoking a cigar.
He is consistently underestimated by his suspects, who are initially reassured and distracted by his circumstantial speech, then increasingly irritated by his pestering behaviour.
Despite his unprepossessing appearance and apparent absent-mindedness, he shrewdly solves all of his cases and secures all evidence needed for a conviction.
His formidable eye for detail and relentlessly dedicated approach, though apparent to the viewer, often become clear to the killer only late in the story line.
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