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Is Columbo Ever Outsmarted?


Is there an episode?

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I think Columbo Cries Wolf is one of the best "outsmarts" of the series. When Tina returns from Europe, Columbo is truly baffled and defeated. When I first watched this on ABC, I was very tired by that scene, it cut to commercial, and I think I had been used to 90-minute A&E Columbos of old, and I turned the TV off! I thought it was done, and Columbo had been defeated for the first time ever!

It wasn't until years later when I was gifted the DVD set, and rewatched it, that I saw the real ending!!

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No.

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You should put spoiler alert in your heading. I was going to get ready to watch this series but now I know he solves every case

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Good point. Hope I haven't ruined it for you.

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Its ok. Instead I'm gonna watch the Starsky and Hutch series. Please don't spoil and tell me if any bad guys ever got away from them

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