The world of art
is turned upside down when a television art critic uses an electric blanket and California probate law to get his fingerprints on his uncle’s expensive collection. However, his uncle’s ex-wife, has her own ideas what to do with all the paintings. From the initial season of Columbo, its “Suitable for Framing”.
The villain, victims, methods, and motive
Columbo facts and trademarks
Lt. Columbo learns about:
Degas pastels and the ugly truth behind critiquing art.
When she hits the department stores, she can forget about anything.
This Old Man:
Brown paper bag:
Brown wrappers used protecting art.
Chili and ice cream:
Sally, the lady police officer, helps break the case by running in heels.
“Suitable for Framing”, Season 1 Episode 4
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