Lady in Waiting is the fifth episode of the first season of Columbo and the seventh episode overall. It first aired on December 15, 1971 and was directed by Norman Lloyd. In addition to Peter Falk as Columbo, the episode stars Susan Clark, Richard Anderson and Leslie Nielsen. It also features the final screen performance of Jessie Royce Landis.

Columbo (season 1)
1."Murder by the Book" 2."Death Lends a Hand" 3."Dead Weight" 4."Suitable for Framing" 5."Lady in Waiting" 6."Short Fuse" 7."Blueprint for Murder"