|Air date||October 15th, 1974|
|Writers||Peter S. Fischer|
|Producers||Everett Chambers; Roland Kibbee; Dean Hargrove; Edward K. Dodds|
"An Exercise in Fatality"
"By Dawn's Early Light"
"Negative Reaction" is the second episode of season four of the crime/mystery drama series Columbo, and the twenty-seventh episode of the series overall. It was directed by Alf Kjellin with a script written by Peter S. Fischer. It first aired on NBC on October 15th, 1974.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
Principal Cast[edit | edit source]
Guest Stars[edit | edit source]
|Dick Van Dyke||Paul Galesko|
|Don Gordon||Alvin Deschler|
|Larry Storch||Mister Weekly|
|Antoinette Bower||Frances Galesko|
|Joyce Van Patten||Sister of Mercy|
|Michael Strong||Sergeant Hoffman|
Co-Starring[edit | edit source]
|Joanna Cameron||Lorna McGrath|
|Vito Scotti||Thomas Dolan|
With[edit | edit source]
|Alice Backes||Mrs. Moyland|
|Harvey Gold||Harry Lewis|
|Bill Zuckert||Capt. Sampson|
|Adrian Ricard||DMV clerk|
|John Ashton||Calvin MacGruder|
|Irene Tedrow||Mrs. Charleswort|
|Mike Santiago||1st policeman|
|Edward Cross||2nd policeman|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This is the fourth episode of Columbo written by Peter S. Fischer. He writes nine episodes of the series in total, occasionally writing under the pseudonym Lawrence Vail.
- Actress JoAnna Cameron will go on to play the role of Saturday morning superhero, Andrea Thomas, aka Isis, in The Secrets of Isis.
- Actors JoAnna Cameron and Edward Cross will also appear together on the "The Spots of the Leopard" episode of Isis.
Allusions[edit | edit source]
- There are no allusions available for this episode at this time. Be the first to add some! Just click on the edit tab under the section heading and start typing. An allusion is an incidental reference made to a character, person, event or other miscellaneous piece of media that can be found somewhere in the episode itself. In most cases, this refers to characters or events from previous episodes.
Bloopers[edit | edit source]
- There are no bloopers available for this episode at this time. Be the first to add some! Just click on the edit tab under the section heading and start typing. A blooper is any revealing mistake that can be found within the episode that the production crew may have missed during editing. This can range from inconsistent lines of dialogue to visible production equipment in the shot to mis-spoken lines of dialogue, or... dare we say it? A wardrobe malfunction.
Quotes[edit | edit source]
- Columbo: You mean, I could have a picture where I'm on the right and my wife's on the left and we do this reversal and then I would be on the left and my wife would be on the right?