RIP, Peter Falk

He’ll always be remembered as Lt. Columbo, but Peter Falk did some terrific work in a number of movies over the years. He also guest-starred in several TV shows, including one we all know and love: The Twilight Zone.

Peter Falk

Falk plays a banana-republic revolutionary (with a strong resemblance to Fidel Castro) in a Season 3 episode called “The Mirror.” It’s no Zone classic, but it doesn’t deserve to be entirely dismissed, as some critics suggest. I hope to post a review soon, but in the meantime, here’s the episode itself. RIP, Mr. Falk.

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About Paul

Fanning about the work of Rod Serling all over social media. If you enjoy pics, quotes, facts and blog posts about The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery and Serling's other projects, you've come to the right place.

Posted on 06/24/2011, in Twilight Zone and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Oh, dear. I’m certainly NOT a Columbo fan, and I’m not a fan of “The Mirror” either. But as I said over on your other post, Falk’s performance and the way Serling wrote the character and the story is definitely worthy of praise. All TZ stars are sadly missed. :(

    • Yes, performers such as Falk and Klugman and Meredith belong to a different era, one filled with interesting character actors. They are sadly missed, indeed. :(

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