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Old 24.06.2011, 20:07
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Goodbye detective Colombo!

RIP my youth hero. Weep, weep
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Old 24.06.2011, 20:09
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

It's ok... he's alive and well and living in Wollishofen.
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Old 24.06.2011, 20:14
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

R.I.P
I hope we'll see Madame Colombo at his funeral.
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Old 24.06.2011, 20:14
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

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Wollishofen you say. Hmmm. Ok. Thankyou




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Old 24.06.2011, 20:23
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

What's your favourite episode?

- Colombo goes to college: with the students killing a prof in a garage using a remote control

- The most crucial game: happening in a football stadium and the damn clock
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Old 24.06.2011, 20:33
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

The best one was when he showed a picture of his wife. We were like "Yay!!!"

At the end of the episode he said that it was a picture of his sister in law. We were like "Grrrrrr"
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Old 24.06.2011, 20:35
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What's your favourite episode?

- Colombo goes to college: with the students killing a prof in a garage using a remote control

- The most crucial game: happening in a football stadium and the damn clock
I don't know. I watched them all in the eighties, and don't really remember much. It's perhaps a bit, well, morbid of me that his death now makes me want to watch them all again, but it's only out of respect, and also to re-enjoy his work.
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Old 24.06.2011, 21:56
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

Sad to see him go I loved him and the show. RIP.
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Old 24.06.2011, 22:24
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

It makes me sad indeed when I have to see the heroes and stars of my generation go. Jako last year, Big Man and Peter Falk this year. It makes you think how fragile the life is and that everyone is vulnerable including famous celebrities with no exception. Time to ponder and reflect on life.
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

On the other hand, Peter Falk was 83.... not a bad life span. Not sure how long he suffered from dementia and Alzheimer's, though.

Off to find some Columbo to watch now, RIP. Also the In-laws with Alan Arkin was pretty funny.
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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

[QUOTE=jacek;1240186]RIP my youth hero. Weep, weep
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entert...,5103844.story



Inspector Colombo, the best among the TV detectives indeed ! Possibly together with *Der Kommissar"





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Old 25.06.2011, 22:55
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I don't know. I watched them all in the eighties, and don't really remember much. It's perhaps a bit, well, morbid of me that his death now makes me want to watch them all again, but it's only out of respect, and also to re-enjoy his work.
I have seen some of his episodes twice or even three times. The plots were really good but not overwhelming. It simply was and is and will be the person of the investigator
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Sad to see him go I loved him and the show. RIP.
As sad as I feel about his death, he was heavily dementia-ridden (a fate possibly ahead for at least many and at worst most of us ! ) and so, we simply have to accept it as the saying goes "it is the change of generations"


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Re: Goodbye detective Colombo!

Be thankful Bing Crosby turned down the role..

I used to love seeing the "special" guests on the show. Some went on to greater things: Leslie Nielsen, Roddy McDowall(Planet of the Apes), Dean Stockwell (Quantum Leap), Leonard Nimoy, Mickey Spillane, Ricardo Montalban (Khaaaaan) and the greatest actor of all time...William Shatner just before his foray once again into the Star Trek franchise. Some had more than one appearance.

He will be missed.

I placed his show amongst my favs: Starsky and Hutch, Rockford Files, Hill Street Blues, Scooby Doo etc
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Be thankful Bing Crosby turned down the role..

I used to love seeing the "special" guests on the show. Some went on to greater things: Leslie Nielsen, Roddy McDowall(Planet of the Apes), Dean Stockwell (Quantum Leap), Leonard Nimoy, Mickey Spillane, Ricardo Montalban (Khaaaaan) and the greatest actor of all time...William Shatner just before his foray once again into the Star Trek franchise. Some had more than one appearance.

He will be missed.

I placed his show amongst my favs: Starsky and Hutch, Rockford Files, Hill Street Blues, Scooby Doo etc
Yes, Detective Rockford also was good




as was the unforgettable "Mrs Marple" (Margareth Rutherford)


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