After the head of a private paramilitary think tank who is embezzling funds murders a blackmailer, he has to match wits with the persistent Lieutenant Columbo.
|彼得·法尔克 (Peter Falk)||饰||Columbo|
|罗伯特·福克沃斯 (Robert Foxworth)||饰||Frank Brailie|
|Andy Romano||饰||Sergeant Major Lester Keegan|
|Janet Eilber||饰||Jenny Padget|
|Stephen Elliott||饰||General Padget|
- 声音混合： Stereo
- 纵横比：1.33 : 1
- This is the last of Three episodes where the murderer is a military man. The others include deadweight and by dawn's early light.
- Stephen Elliott is in 2 episodes. In one he is the murder victim but in both episodes his wife is having an affair with the murderer.
- This is one of the few Columbo episodes in which the Lieutenant's supposed first name is displayed. At approx. 43 mins 10 seconds into the episode, Columbo is showing Frank Brailie a plastic evidence bag of leaves and mud retrieved from the collar of the victim. The name 'Frank Columbo' can be read on the bag.