Any Old Port in a Storm is the second episode of the third season of Columbo and the nineteenth episode overall. It first aired on October 7, 1973 and was directed by Leo Penn. In addition to Peter Falk as Lieutenant Columbo, the episode stars Donald Pleasence, Julie Harris and Joyce Jillson.


Peter Falk as Lieutenant Columbo.

Donald Pleasence as Adrian Carsini, a wine connoisseur who murders his half-brother in order to protect his winery.

Julie Harris as Karen Fielding, Carsini's secretary who is not-so-secretly in love with him.

Joyce Jillson as Joan Stacey, Ric's fianceé.

Gary Conway as Ric Carsini, Adrian's nefarious half-brother who gets the chop when he comes between a man and his winery.

Dana Elcar, Robert Ellenstein and Regis Cordic as Falcon, Stein and Lewis respectively, the other members of Adrian's wine circle.

Robert Walden as Billy Fine and Reid Smith as Andy Stevens, Ric's friends.

Vito Scotti as the maitre d' and Monte Landis as the wine steward of the restaraunt where Columbo and Carsini dine.

Robert Donner as the drunk who bothers Columbo in the bar.

John McCann as the young officer who converses with Columbo at the crime scene.

Columbo (season 3)
1."Lovely But Lethal" 2."Any Old Port in a Storm" 3."Candidate for Crime" 4."Double Exposure" 5."Publish or Perish" 6."Mind Over Mayhem" 7."Swan Song" 8."A Friend in Deed"