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Columbo: The Most Crucial Game

Eric Wagner, owner of a football team, turns up dead in his swimming pool although he was a good swimmer. Columbo snoops around and detects foul play when the autopsy is revealed.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x3
Airdate: Sunday November 05th, 1972

Director: Jeremy Kagan
Writer: John T. Dugan


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Special Guest Stars
Dean StockwellDean Stockwell
As Eric Wagner

Guest Stars
Robert CulpRobert Culp
As Paul Hanlon
Recurring
James Gregory (1)James Gregory (1)
As Coach Rizzo
Recurring
Dean JaggerDean Jagger
As Walter Cunnell
Valerie HarperValerie Harper
As Eve Babcock
Susan HowardSusan Howard
As Shirley Wagner

Co-Guest Stars
Val AveryVal Avery
As Ralph Dobbs
Recurring
Richard StahlRichard Stahl
As Mr. Fremont
Recurring
Don KeeferDon Keefer
As Deputy Coroner
Recurring
Cliff CarnellCliff Carnell
As Plainclothesman
Recurring
Kathryn Kelly WigetKathryn Kelly Wiget
As Miss Johnson
Joe RenteriaJoe Renteria
As Box Attendant Jimmy
Ivan NaranjoIvan Naranjo
As Sgt. Hernandez, L.A.P.D.
Main Cast
Peter FalkPeter Falk
As Lieutenant Columbo
Other Episode Crew

CreatorRichard Levinson  |  William Link
ProducerDean Hargrove
Associate ProducerEdward K. Dodds
Music SupervisorHal Mooney
Set DecoratorJohn McCarthy, Jr. (1)
Director of PhotographyHarry L. Wolf
Art DirectorArchie J. Bacon
Main Title DesignWayne Fitzgerald
Film EditorJ. Terry Williams
SoundEdwin S. Hall
Unit ManagerHenry Kline
Executive Story ConsultantJackson Gillis
Editorial SupervisorRichard Belding
 
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