16 March 2002 | JohnSeal
Not enough story
A compilation of episodes from Peter Falk's long forgotten Lives of O'Brien TV series, Too Many Thieves has a good cast and little else to speak of. David Carradine is a robotic villain, Britt Ekland a beautiful maiden in distress, and Falk is lawyer O'Brien. The most interesting thing about Too Many Thieves is seeing Falk lay the groundwork for his wildly popular Columbo character. O'Brien wears a raincoat (albeit less rumpled than Columbo's) and speaks in the same peculiar circular way in order to ensnare the villain. A curiousity indeed, but of mild interest at best.