Wesley is a dentist working for his father in law. He’s terrible at both dentistry and son in lawing. His meal ticket wife Lydia wants to divorce him so he puts some of her heart medication in her lover’s filling. This lover happens to be a big movie star called Adam Evans. Adam goes to see Lydia and to do some loving, Wesley knows what's going on. After the magaritas and the love Adam drops dead. Lydia is pretty distraught. Wesley comes back, covers it all up and makes it look like a car accident but plants enough evidence to suggest she might have done it.
Columbo comes along at 24 minutes and 7 seconds. He has to explain how he is a police lieutenant. He fakes tooth problems, digs out an old chemistry set, does general shuffling about and annoys people.
The columboid is fake chemistry.
Things we learn about Columbo: he’s never had a chance to use his siren, his coat doesn’t have a lining, he takes a touch of cream in his coffee, he had a tee total cousin that got hit by a bakery truck and he’s been on the force for 22 years.
During this episode I ate chocolate and guiness cake. Because I’m a decadent son of a gun.