Columbo: Death by Sweetcorn (1979)
Alternative Titles: Corn on the Cob, Cob on, Choke on the Cob
Detective Inspector Columbo investigates the death of a woman who chokes eating sweetcorn. Were the nibbles a little too large? Or did her failed novelist husband poison the food?
We know it is murder. Columbo knows it is murder. Ah, you get the picture.
Starring: Peter Falk and Mercedes Benz.
Columbo: "I suppose you expect me to believe that the jolly green giant did it?"
BIFTA Winner: Best Corncobs in a Supporting Role (1980)
Directed by: Morton Pitts. US Colour.