Columbo is an American crime fiction TV series starring Peter Falk as Lieutenant Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. The show popularized the inverted detective story format; each episode began by showing the commission of the crime and the perpetrator.
Everyone loves a good mystery, toss in a murder and the intrigue is only that much more. Time and time again, whether it be through movies or television, the human mind yearns to watch bad guys put away for their wrongdoings. The following list contains the shows that draw you in, feeding your inner need to watch the good guys succeed and the murderers punished.