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

Hard-working, hard-playing fan of all pop culture, especially the Twilight Zone. Which led to a Twitter page. And then to a blog. And then to ... stay tuned. Yes, that's a picture of Rod Serling, not me. You can find the real me under the "Your Host" tab on my blog, along with biographical details that, while 100 percent accurate, sound kind of boastful and braggy. Sorry.

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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