Columbo: A Matter of Honor (1976)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A Matter of Honor motivates the murder in this 2-hour Columbo episode. Ricardo Montalban guest stars as a famous retired bullfighter. Feeling as though he's been betrayed and humiliated, Montalban kills his best friend in a manner that makes the killing seem accidental. The modus operandi: Montalban drugs his victim and plunks him in the bull ring with a particularly ferocious toro. Vacationing in Mexico, Lt. Columbo (Peter Falk) sniffs around until he's able to corner Montalban in the episode's "moment of truth." A Matter of Honor first aired February 1, 1976.

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killing, death, detective, friendship, investigation, murder, private-detective