Ransom for a Dead Man
Richard Irving
Dean Hargrove
Richard Levinson
William Link
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Original airdate
1st March 1971
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Murder by the Book

Ransom for a Dead Man is the second and final pilot episode of Columbo.

Columbo episodes
Prescription: Murder
Ransom for a Dead Man
Season 1
Murder by the Book
Death Lends a Hand
Dead Weight
Suitable for Framing
Lady in Waiting
Short Fuse
Blueprint for Murder
Season 2
Étude in Black
The Greenhouse Jungle
The Most Crucial Game
Dagger of the Mind
Requiem for a Falling Star
A Stitch in Crime
The Most Dangerous Match
Double Shock
Season 3
Lovely But Lethal
Any Old Port in a Storm
Candidate for Crime
Double Exposure
Publish or Perish
Mind Over Mayhem
Swan Song
A Friend in Deed
Season 4
An Exercise in Fatality
Negative Reaction
By Dawn's Early Light
Troubled Waters
A Deadly State of Mind
Season 5
Forgotten Lady
A Case of Immunity
Identity Crisis
A Matter of Honor
Now You See Him...
Last Salute to the Commodore
Season 6
Fade in to Murder
Old Fashioned Murder
The Bye-Bye Sky High IQ Murder Case
Season 7
Try and Catch Me
Murder Under Glass
Make Me a Perfect Murder
How to Dial a Murder
The Conspirators
Season 8
Columbo Goes to the Guillotine
Murder, Smoke and Shadows
Sex and the Married Detective
Grand Deceptions
Season 9
Murder: A Self Portrait
Columbo Cries Wolf
Agenda for Murder
Rest in Peace, Mrs. Columbo
Uneasy Lies the Crown
Murder in Malibu
Season 10
Columbo Goes to College
Caution: Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star
Death Hits the Jackpot
No Time to Die
A Bird in the Hand...
It's All in the Game
Butterfly in Shades of Grey
Strange Bedfellows
A Trace of Murder
Ashes to Ashes
Murder With Too Many Notes
Columbo Likes the Nightlife

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