Do You Know Columbo’s Family?

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We are all familiar with Lt. Columbo’s rumpled overcoat and  the 1959 Peuget convertible  he drove instead of a LAPD police car.  Do you remember when Mrs. Columbo gave him a new raincoat for his birthday in “Now You See Him”  He said he could not think with the new coat and was actually trying […]

Dragnet: Leading the Way For a Generation of Crime Drama

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Dragnet was the original  police drama and led the way for a generation of television. Written by and starring Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday the show  offered a look into the workings of the LAPD in a realistic manner, something that had never really been done before.  (It became the model for some of […]