Prescription: Murder

Prescription: Murder (1968)

The perfect crime had one flaw.

  • Genre: Crime, Mystery, TV Movie, Drama
  • Release Date: 1968-02-20
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 23 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Television
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Richard Irving
star 7.8/10
From 23 Ratings


In Columbo's first outing, a psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.

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  • Peter Falk

    as Columbo
  • Gene Barry

    as Dr. Ray Flemming
  • Katherine Justice

    as Joan Hudson
  • William Windom

    as Burt Gordon
  • Nina Foch

    as Carol Flemming
  • Virginia Gregg

    as Miss Petrie
  • Andrea King

    as Cynthia Gordon
  • Susanne Benton

    as The Blonde
  • Ena Hartman

    as Nurse
  • Sherry Boucher

    as Air Hostess
  • Anthony James

    as Tommy
  • Frank Baker

    as Man in Park (uncredited)
  • Jim Creech

    as Policeman in Hospital (uncredited)
  • Ed Haskett

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Clark Howat

    as Doctor (uncredited)
  • Mark Russell

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Don Stewart

    as Airline Ticket Man (uncredited)
  • Tom Williams

    as Laundry Delivery Man (uncredited)
Costume & Make-Up Larry Germain Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Burton Miller Costume Designer
Sound Dave Grusin Music
Camera Ray Rennahan Director of Photography
Production Jerrold Freedman Associate Producer
Writing Richard Levinson Teleplay
Writing William Link Teleplay
Art Russell Kimball Art Direction
Directing Richard Irving Director
Production Richard Irving Producer
Sound Stanley Wilson Music Supervisor
Editing Richard G. Wray Editor
Art John McCarthy Jr. Set Decoration
Art James Redd Set Decoration
Editing Richard Belding Supervising Editor
Production Edward K. Dodds Unit Manager
Visual Effects Robert Brower Color Designer
Directing George Bisk Assistant Director
Sound James T. Porter Sound