Findlay Crawford, a Hollywood film composer and conductor, murders a talented composer/musician who has been ghost-writing most of Crawford’s work in recent years, including the entire score for the last film, which won an Oscar.
Crawford is jealous of the young musician whose talent outshines his own. Will Columbo find out who did it? It’s just one more thing.
Billy Connolly made a guest appearance in one episode, cast as Pynchon’s estranged brother; Danny DeVito (Rhea Perlman’s real-life husband) appeared once, as did Ted Danson (Sam Malone in Cheers).