Inspector Columbo

Season 1- episode: Dead Weight
Original air date: October 27, 1971

Peter Falk as Inspektor Columbo

Guest Stars

  • Eddie Albert als Major General Martin Hollister
    * Kate Reid als Mrs. Walter

Special Guest Stars

  • Suzanne Pleshette als Helen Stewart

Co-Starring

  • Clete Roberts als TV Newsman
  • Glen Vernon als 1st Officer
  • Jim Halferty als 1st Marine Cadet
  • Jimmy Pelham als 2nd Officer
  • John Kerr als Colonel Roger Dutton
  • Ron Castro als Officer Sanchez
  • Timothy Carey als Bert
  • Val Avery als Harry Barnes

Art Director: Arch Bacon
Assistant Director: Jack Barry
Associate Producer: Robert F. O´Neill

Costumes by: Burton Miller
Created by: Richard Levinson & William Link

Directed by: Jack Smight
Director of Photography: Russel L. Metty A.S.C.

Editorial Supervision: Richard Beldings
Executive Producers: Richard Levinson & William Link

Film Editor: Richard M. Sprague

Main Title Design: Wayne Fitzgerald
Music Score: Gil Mellé

Produced by: Everett Chambers

Set Decorations: Richard Friedman
Sound: David H. Moriarty
Story Editor: Steven Bochcon

Theme: Henry Mancini
Titles & Optical Effects: Universal Title

Unit Manager; Henry Kline

Written by: John T. Dugan