Columbo: "Sir, Just One More Thing"

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  1. Mark Talmadge

    Mark Talmadge Cinematographer

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    Since I noticed that Best Buy has placed the Columbo DVD Boxed sets on sale this week at $19.99, I decided it was time to pick these up. While I only picked up the first two seasons, I ordered the rest from Amazon.com. I grew up watching this series when I was growing up along with Macmillan and Wife and Banacek. Been watching nothing but Columbo for the past week and I've become a fan all over again. Now, the question being ... does Universal have plans on releasing the final series of films that led up to the final Columbo episode. I know there is a new release planned but has there been any word on the others? Also, are any of these edited or are they the broadcasted episodes?
     
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  3. Mark Talmadge

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    The problem is that there were a slew of mystery movies past the final season:

    09 Mystery Movies '89 (1989, 5 episodes)
    10 Mystery Movies '90 (1990, 6 episodes)
    11 Mystery Movies '91/'92 (1991-1992, 5 episodes)
    12 Mystery Movies '93/'94 (1993–1994, 3 episodes)
    13 TV Specials (1995–2003, 5 episodes)
     
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    Does anyone know if the sale is still on? When I checked Bestbuy.com I saw that they had reverted back to the $33.99 season set price. On 1/27 I purchased S1 and S2 for the $19.99 price and am enjoying them so much I'm thinking strongly about buying S3 and S4.
     
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    Well, I'd say as long as the DVDs sell well enough Universal will keep releasing them. Only time (and sales charts) will tell.
     
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    I picked up a few of these at Best Buy also. For some reason, the fifth season was marked $13.99 on all the signage, but the clerk still tries to charge me the $19.99 price. She relented when I told her there were at least two signs that said $13.99, so I did get the lower price on that one.
     
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    I had the exact same experience here in N. Texas.
     
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    I purchased the entire original COLUMBO series for between $30 and $33 per volume, and I'm looking forward to the newer ABC-TV movies which revived the show. I had seen all of new series in first-run.

    Actually that cover art of the upcoming set is a bit misleading, because by 1989 Peter Falk's hair had already grayed yet it's still black in that drawing.
     
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    Well, it's not like Universal has paid any attention in that regard before. [​IMG] Just check out the covers from season 2 onwards.
     
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    This thread reminded me that I haven't finished my season 1 boxset of Columbo yet. I just watched the episode Suitable for Framing. I forgot how good this show is. I really enjoy it. I have 3 more episodes left to watch on Season 1, but I also own season 2. I'll have to pick up the remaining sets pretty soon.
     

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