Inspector Columbo

Season 1- Pilot 1: Prescription: Murder
Original air date: February 20, 1968

Peter Falk as Inspektor Columbo


  • Gene Barry als Dr. Ray Flemming
  • Katherine Justice als Joan Hudson
  • Nina Foch als Carol Flemming
  • William Windom als Burt Gordon


  • Andrea King
  • Anthony James
  • Ena Hartman
  • Sherry Boucher
  • Susanne Benton
  • Virginia Gregg

Art Director: Russel Kimball
Assistant Director: George Bisk
Associate Producer: Jerrold Freedman

Color Coordinator: Robert Browers
Costumes by Burton Miller

Director of Photography: Ray Rennahan A.S.C.

Editorial Supervision: Richard Belding

Film Editor: Richard G. Wray, A.C. E.

Hair Stylist: Larry Germain

Makeup by Bud Westmore
Music: Dave Grusin
Musical Supervision: Stanley Wilson

Produced and directed by: Richard Irving

Set Decorators: John McCarthy and James S. Reed
Sound: James T. Porter

Teleplay by Richard Levinson & William Link

Unit Manager: Edward K. Dodds