Columbo on Moonbase Alpha

Columbo on Moonbase Alpha

I owe this incredibly strange bit of merchandise to my pal Corey, who recent acquired it. A Japanese publication which seems to combine Space:1999 stories with Columbo? I fail to see the connection but also am happy it exists.

More after the jump:

Neither of us can read what’s going on inside and the book isn’t littered with illustrations. I’m going to assume that at no time does Columbo solve a murder on Moonbase Alpha because that would be so wonderfully batshit crazy.

Adding to the weirdness, actor Martin Landau is known for his spot on impression of Peter Falk, weird…

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  • Barry Doyle on February 12, 2017

    Landau also guest stared in the Columbo episode Double Shock

  • Seventiesfan on March 13, 2017

    Yes, that is the only known connection.
    Oh… just one more thing, sir. It was a very good episode that had some comical moments with Peter Falk and Jeannette Nolan. He really annoyed her.

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