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Columbo day

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Columbo (who played Peter Falk in real life) has died, and the world is a little poorer.

On the 24th of June every year, if you miss him, make a habit of stopping as you're half-way out the door, turning back and saying "Just one more thing..."

R.I.P. Columbo.

MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 24 2011

Columbo and the Erotic Art http://www.milkandc.../link/257446/detail
[Dub, Jun 25 2011]

numerous facts about Columbo's wife! ( I never knew ) http://www.columbo-...freeuk.com/mrsc.htm
[xandram, Jun 28 2011]

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8th of 7, Jun 24 2011
  

       How can anyone hate Columbo?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 24 2011
  

       Just watched my favorite episode in his honor. "Negative Reaction" where he tricks the guy into identifying the camera the murderer used.   

       Oh... and uh... just one more thing.   

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doctorremulac3, Jun 24 2011
  

       As an auditor, Columbo mode is one of my favorite tools. Too useful to pass up, too fun to resist.
normzone, Jun 24 2011
  

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cudgel, Jun 24 2011
  

       Just one more bun...
ytk, Jun 24 2011
  

       The shlub who triumphs over Good Hair people. [+]   

       [normzone]//fun// is obvious, but //useful// is interesting. Care to expand on that?
mouseposture, Jun 25 2011
  

       Oh, and just one other thing: You could also call it Porfiry Petrovich mode. Dostoyevsky, so I was once told, invented the character of Columbo.
mouseposture, Jun 25 2011
  

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xandram, Jun 25 2011
  

       I always thought it was G. K. Chesterton with the Father Brown mysteries?
RayfordSteele, Jun 25 2011
  

       Can we start random conversations about a never seen, make-believe wife?
Dub, Jun 25 2011
  

       The make-believe wife of a fictional character. Do you suppose Columbo's wife had an imaginary friend as a child?
mouseposture, Jun 25 2011
  

       "As you wish."
baconbrain, Jun 25 2011
  

       + and more PC than Columbus Day.
sqeaketh the wheel, Jun 28 2011
  

       [mouseposture], people will sometimes volunteer information they would usually withold.
normzone, Jun 28 2011
  

       I have a croissant for you... I know I've got it here somewhere, just bear with me for a second...oh, I've got to pay that... Well, don't worry, I'm sure it will turn up. I'm terribly sorry to bother you, Mr. Buchanan.
phundug, Jun 30 2011
  

       There's just one thing I don't quite understand about this.....
gnomethang, Jun 30 2011
  

       I was talking to my wife, Mrs. Phundug, and she reminded me that Jackie Gleason also died on June 24. Mr. Buchanan, I don't know how Columbo Day can be June 24 when June 24 is already Jackie Gleason day. No sir, I just don't know how you're going to explain that.
phundug, Jun 30 2011
  
      
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