List of Alfred Hitchcock Presents episodes

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The following is a list of episodes from the television show Alfred Hitchcock Presents (both the original 1955–62 series and the 1985–88 revival).

Original series (1955–1962)[edit]

Season 1 (1955–56)[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Stars Original air date
1 "Revenge" Alfred Hitchcock Francis Cockrell (teleplay),
Samuel Blas (story)
Ralph Meeker, Vera Miles October 2, 1955 (1955-10-02)

Newlyweds Carl (Meeker) and Elsa (Miles) have recently moved into a trailer park on a California beach to help Elsa recover from a "small breakdown." While Carl is at work, Elsa is apparently attacked and left traumatized. While driving in town, Elsa points out a man as her attacker, so an enraged Carl kills him, but moments later Elsa, still mentally disturbed, identifies another man as her attacker.

Supporting cast: Frances Bavier, Ray Montgomery, John Gallaudet, Ray Teal, Norman Willis, John Day, Lillian O'Malley, Herbert Lytton
2 "Premonition" Robert Stevens Harold Swanton (teleplay) John Forsythe, Warren Stevens, Cloris Leachman, George Macready October 9, 1955 (1955-10-09)

Kim (Forsythe) returns home to the US from four years in Paris, hoping to reunite with his estranged his father. He learns that his father died four years ago, a fact that his brother and sister-in-law didn't tell him. Kim suspects foul play when there are holes in the story of his father's death and vows to get to the bottom of it. In the end Kim learns that he killed his father, and he has been in a mental hospital for four years; his memories of Paris are just a delusion.

Supporting cast: George MacReady, Percy Helton, Harry Tyler, Paul Brinegar
3 "Triggers in Leash" Don Medford Dick Carr (teleplay),
Allen Vaughn Elston (story)
Gene Barry, Darren McGavin, Ellen Corby October 16, 1955 (1955-10-16)

Cowboys Red (McGavin) and Dell (Barry) meet in old Maggie (Corby)'s roadhouse and threaten a shoot-out. Maggie does her best to negotiate a peace, eventually convincing them to only shoot each other when the clock strikes. When the clock mysteriously stops, the men take it a sign from God and leave peacefully.

Supporting cast: Casey MacGregor
4 "Don't Come Back Alive" Robert Stevenson Robert Dennis (teleplay) Sidney Blackmer October 23, 1955 (1955-10-23)

Financially strapped older couple Frank (Blackmer) and Mildred (Gregg), scheme to have the Mildred disappear for seven years and declared legally dead in order to collect Frank's insurance pay-off. When Mildred "disappears", insurance investigator Mr. Kettle (Emhardt) suspects that Frank killed her. Kettle's constant hounding of Frank means that Frank and Mildred cannot meet up as often as they'd originally planned. The night before the seven years is up, Frank is visited by Mildred, who is a changed woman with a new life, and she declares that she wants a divorce and end the scheme. In a rage, Frank kills her and buries her in his garden. The next day Kettle apologizes to Frank for his assumption, and offers to help with his garden.

Supporting cast: Virginia Gregg, Robert Emhardt, Irene Tedrow, Edna Holland
5 "Into Thin Air" Don Medford Marian Cockrell (teleplay) Pat Hitchcock October 30, 1955 (1955-10-30)

Paris, 1899. British Mrs. Winthrop (Forbes) and her daughter Diana (Hitchcock), having traveled to India and returning to England by way of France, check into a hotel. Mrs. Winthrop is suddenly ill, and the hotel doctor (Mylong) sends Diana to his home for medicine. When she returns to the hotel, the front-desk clerk (Marsac) and other hotel employees claim to have no recollection of her, nor is there any record that the Winthrops were ever there. Diana goes to the embassy, where her story is only believed by Basil Farnham (Toone). Diana and Basil demand to see the room, which is very different from Diana's description, but Diana rips the wallpaper, proving that there is a conspiracy at hand. The cover-up is revealed to have been set in place by the French government, because Mrs. Withrop, who is now dead, had the bubonic plague.

Supporting cast: Geoffrey Toone, Alan Napier, Maurice Marsac, Mary Forbes, Ann Codee, Gerry Gaylor, John Mylong, Albert d'Arno, Peter Camlin, Jack Chefe, Michael Hadlow
6 "Salvage" Justus Addiss Fred Freiberger & Dick Carr (teleplay), Fred Freiberger (story) Gene Barry, Nancy Gates November 6, 1955 (1955-11-06)

Lois (Gates), a criminal, was responsible for the death of Dan (Barry)'s brother, and expects Dan to kill her. Dan is surprised when Lois is accepting of her death, as she has nothing to live for. He seemingly changes his mind and offers her a business deal since he needs to look legitimate for his parole officers. Lois sets up a boutique, which after months of hard work is launched successfully. Dan also convinces Lois's ex-boyfriend, Tim, to reconcile with her. Lois, now happy and full of life, expresses her gratitude, but then Dan reveals he did all of it so that Lois would not want to die, and he can kill her with satisfaction.

Supporting cast: Maxine Cooper, Peter Adams, Elisha Cook, Jr., Paul Bryar, Edit Angold, Virginia Christine, Ralph Montgomery, Billy Wayne
7 "Breakdown" Alfred Hitchcock Francis Cockrell & Louis Pollock (teleplay), Louis Pollock (story) Joseph Cotten November 13, 1955 (1955-11-13)

Movie producer Mr. Callew (Cotten) fires a long-time employee on the phone and scoffs at his crying. Callew later gets into a car accident near a group of laboring prisoners and is completely paralyzed. He is assumed to be dead, and is completely ignored when he and his car are looted. Brought to the morgue, Callew struggles to communicate to someone that he is still alive, and only gets the mortician's attentions the next morning with his tears.

Supporting cast: Raymond Bailey, Forrest Stanley, Harry Shannon, Lane Chandler, James Edwards, Marvin Press, Murray Alper, Mike Ragan, Jim Weldon, Richard Newton, Aaron Spelling, Harry Landers, Elzie Emanuel, Ralph Peters
8 "Our Cook's a Treasure" Robert Stevens Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
Dorothy L. Sayers (story)
Everett Sloane, Beulah Bondi November 20, 1955 (1955-11-20)

With a serial-murderer maid on the loose in the city, Ralph (Sloane) becomes suspicious of his and his wife Ethel (Ward)'s housemaid Mrs. Sutton (Bondi). When Ralph gets violent cramps at work one day, he has a lab analyze the cocoa Mrs. Sutton served him, and it turns out to contain arsenic. Ralph fires Mrs. Sutton, but when he learns that the serial-murderer maid has been caught, he apologizes and offers her the job again. Mrs. Sutton refuses to accept, citing her unhappiness at having had to lie for Ethel, who is having an affair. Ethel, unaware of what Ralph has learned, offers him a cup of cocoa that she made for him herself.

Supporting cast: Janet Ward, Elliott Reid, Gavin Gordon, Doris Singleton, Walter Woolf King, Olan Soulé
9 "The Long Shot" Robert Stevenson Harold Swanton (teleplay) Peter Lawford, John Williams November 20, 1955 (1955-11-20)

Heavily indebted Charlie Raymond answers a paper ad placed by Englishman Walker Hendricks, who wants a fellow Englishman as a companion for his road trip to San Francisco. During their journey, Charlie learns that Walker is on his way to claim an inheritance from a family he has never met, and has all the papers in his bag. Charlie kills Walker, takes the papers, and presents himself as Walker Hendricks at the lawyer's officer. There he is met by a policeman, who informs him that the real Walker Hendricks was killed much earlier, and the man he'd killed was English Jim, another a con man who'd also been after the inheritance.

Supporting cast: Gertrude Hoffman, Robert Warwick, Frank Gerstle, Charles Cantor, Tim Graham, Virginia Christine
10 "The Case of Mr. Pelham" Alfred Hitchcock Francis Cockrell (teleplay),
Anthony Armstrong (story)
Tom Ewell December 4, 1955 (1955-12-04)

Albert Pelham (Ewell) has a paranoid suspicion that he has a double who is slowly taking over his life. Pelham becomes increasingly desperate, especially because his imposter seems to be better as his life than he is. Pelham varies his schedule and buys a one-of-a-kind tie in the hopes of catching his double off-guard. When Pelham returns home, his double is already there, and they are seen together by Pelham's manservant Peterson (Watson). The double points out that Pelham is wearing an unusual tie, and when Peterson accepts that this means Pelham is the imposter, Pelham has a breakdown.

Supporting cast: Raymond Bailey, Justice Watson, Kirby Smith, Kay Stewart, John Compton, Jan Arvan, Norman Willis, Tim Graham, Richard Collier, Diane Brewster
11 "Guilty Witness" Robert Stevens Robert C. Dennis (teleplay),
Morris Hershman (story)
Judith Evelyn, Kathleen Maguire, Joseph Mantell December 4, 1955 (1955-12-04)

Stanley (Mantell) and Dorothy (Maguire) Crane live in the apartment below volatile couple Amelia (Evelyn) and Ben (Kemmer) Verber, and often hear them fighting. After one particularly loud fight, Ben mysteriously vanishes, and Dorothy pushes Stanley to find out more. Despite his initial skepticism, Stanley helps Sgt. Halloran (Simon)'s investigation. They eventually discover that Amelia killed and hid Ben's body in the basement, and the reason the fight got so out of hand was because Ben was about to leave Amelia — for Dorothy.

Supporting cast: Robert Simon, Ed Kemmer, Grazia Narciso, Laiola Wendorff
12 "Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid" Don Weis Marian Cockrell (teleplay),
Margaret Cousins (story)
Barry Fitzgerald December 18, 1955 (1955-12-18)

Disgruntled ex-con Harold Sears gets a job as a department store Santa thanks to his parole Officer, Clementine Webster (Gregg). Sears loathes the job but his attention is caught by a cynical, poor boy who wants an expensive toy but doesn't believe Santa can give it to him. Sears steals the toy to give it to the boy for Christmas. When Sears is caught by the police, Webster understands what Sears was trying to do, has the charges dropped.

Supporting cast: Virginia Gregg, Bobby Clark, Arthur Space, Justice Watson, Norman Willis, Betty Harford, Alan Reynolds, Mimi Gibson, Gary Hunley, Wendy Winkleman, Anthony Blankley, Butch Bernard, Noel Green, Tyler McVey, Harrison Lewis
13 "The Cheney Vase" Robert Stevens Robert Blees Patricia Collinge, Darren McGavin December 25, 1955 (1955-12-25)

Lyle Endicott worms his way into the good graces of Martha Cheney (Collinge), a rich, invalid woman with a penchant for sculpture. Lyle hopes to obtain her Cheney Vase, which will fetch a high price on the market. Lyle methodically cuts Martha off from the world in the hopes that she will die. When Lyle's girlfriend warns the authorities about his plan, Lyle rushes to Martha's gallery to take the vase, but discovers that Martha has been working on dozens of copies of the vase, and he is unable to identify the correct one.

Supporting cast: Carolyn Jones, George Macready, Kathryn Card, Ruta Lee
14 "A Bullet for Baldwin" Justus Addiss Eustace and Francis Cockrell (teleplay)
Joseph Ruscoll (story)
John Qualen January 1, 1956 (1956-01-01)

When middle-aged Mr. Stepp (Qualen) is suddenly fired, he shoots his boss Baldwin (Cabot). Stepp is surprised when Baldwin is at work the next day as though nothing happened. Baldwin's partner, King (Reed) convinces Stepp that he hallucinated the shooting, but King has actually hired a look-alike actor named Davidson to take Baldwin's place in order to close an important deal. King and Davidson agree to stage Baldwin's "death" later, and in order to close all possible leaks, King forces Stepp to retire. In retaliation, Stepp shoots and kills King.

Supporting cast: Sebastian Cabot, Philip Reed, Ruth Lee, Cheryll Clarke, James Adamson, Don McArt, Kate Drain Lawson, Bob Patten, David Dwight, Arthur Gilmour
15 "The Big Switch" Don Weis Richard Carr (teleplay)
Cornell Woolrich (story)
George Mathews, Beverly Michaels January 8, 1956 (1956-01-08)

Gangster Sam Dunleavy (Matthews) wants to murder his ex-girlfriend, Goldie (Michaels), so he has his friend Barney (Stone) arrange for him the perfect alibi. Barney has it staged as though he and Sam are playing a game of poker in Barney's back room. Sam sneaks out successfully but is unable to kill Goldie when she claims she's pregnant. When Sam returns to Barney's backroom, Barney has accidentally shot himself, and Sam is arrested for murder.

Supporting cast: George E. Stone, Joseph Downing, James Edwards, Mark Dana, Napoleon Whiting
16 "You Got to Have Luck" Robert Stevens Eustace & Francis Cockrell (teleplay)
S. R. Ross (story)
John Cassavetes, Marisa Pavan January 15, 1956 (1956-01-15)

Sam Cobbett (Cassavetes) has just broken out of prison and enters the house of Mary Schaffner (Pavan) while her husband is away. Cobbett makes Mary cook for him, dismiss her neighbors when they come by, and pretend that everything is okay over the phone when her mother calls. Cobbett believes he can take his time, but the police suddenly arrive to arrest him, as they were tipped off by Mary's mother — Mary is deaf and should not have answered the phone.

Supporting cast: Lamont Johnson, Ray Teal, Vivi Janiss, Hal K. Dawson, Bob Patten, Steve Clark, Bill Pullen, Wendy Winkleman
17 "The Older Sister" Robert Stevens Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
Lillian de la Torre (story)
Joan Lorring, Carmen Mathews, Polly Rowles January 22, 1956 (1956-01-22)

Based on the Lizzie Borden murders, and set a year after Lizzie was acquitted for the murder of her parents. Ambitious reporter Nell Cutts barges into the home of the Borden sisters Lizzie and Emma in the hopes of an exclusive interview. Cutter's aggressive questioning causes Emma distress, but it turns out that Emma killed their parents, and Lizzie was merely trying to protect her.

Supporting cast: Pat Hitchcock, Wendy Winkleman, Kay Stewart
18 "Shopping for Death" Robert Stevens Ray Bradbury Jo Van Fleet January 29, 1956 (1956-01-29)

Clarence (Harris) and Elmer (Qualen) are retired insurance agents, and hope to use their years of experience to save people they believe will die soon. Clarence has his sights of Mrs. Shrike (Fleet), a boorish alcoholic who he believes has a deathwish. They try to advise her to change her life and fix her house, but this just causes her to lash out. As the pair leave, they see Mrs. Shrike's husband return home, and she is killed soon after.

Supporting cast: Robert Harris, John Qualen, Mike Ross, Michael Ansara, Alfred Linder, Charlotte Knight, Lee Erickson, Jack Tesler, Laiola Wendorff, Ralph Montgomery, Bob Morgan
19 "The Derelicts" Robert Stevens Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
Terence Maples (story)
Robert Newton February 5, 1956 (1956-02-05)

Businessman Ralph Cowell (Reed) kills his silent partner, Alfred Sloane (Delevanti), in order to avoid paying what he owes. The murder is witnessed by Peter J. Goodfellow (Newton), who picks up Sloane's cigarette case with the IOU inside, and uses it to blackmail Cowell. Goodfellow and his friend Fenton Shanks (Silver) move into Cowell's home, much to Cowell's wife, Herta's disgust. After months of Goodfellow and Fenton living with them and pawning almost everything in the Cowell home, Cowell is able to find the IOU and burn it. Goodfellow and Fenton leave, but soon afterward a policeman arrives with a pawn ticket signed by Cowell for Sloane's cigarette case, tying Cowell to the Sloane murder.

Supporting cast: Philip Reed, Peggy Knudsen, Johnny Silver, Robert Foulk, Cyril Delevanti
20 "And So Died Riabouchinska" Robert Stevenson Mel Dinelli (teleplay)
Ray Bradbury (story)
Claude Rains February 5, 1956 (1956-02-05)

Detective Krovitch (Bronson) investigates the murder of juggler Luke Ockham in a theatre. His suspicions fall on John Fabian (Rains), a ventriloquist with a fixation on his female dummy, Riabouchinska (voice of Gregg). Riabouchinska, seemingly acting independently of Fabian's control, insists on telling Krovitch the truth that Fabian killed Ockham, because Ockham threatened to expose Fabian and Riabouchinska's love affair to the world. Riabouchinska declares she can no longer love Fabian and her voices dies out, and Fabian is arrested by Krovitch.

Supporting cast: Charles Bronson, Claire Carleton, Lowell Gilmore, Charles Cantor, Harry Tyler, Iris Adrian, Bill Haade, Virginia Gregg
21 "Safe Conduct" Justus Addiss Andrew Solt (teleplay) Claire Trevor, Jacques Bergerac February 19, 1956 (1956-02-19)

American journalist Mary Prescott (Trevor) is traveling on a train out of the Iron Curtain when she is befriended by local celebrity Jan Gubak (Bergerac). Mary agrees to carry a luxury watch for Gubak, but during the customs inspection Gubak turns her in to officers for smuggling luxury items. Mary is arrested, but released soon after when the watch is discovered to be fake. Mary learns that Gubak is part of the underground resistance, and the charade was to enable Gubak to smuggle sensitive microfilm out of the country. Gubak gives Mary the microfilm and urges her to write the truth about his country.

Supporting cast: Werner Klemperer, Peter Van Eyck, John Banner, Konstantin Shayne, Ralph Manza
22 "Place of Shadows" Robert Stevens Robert C. Dennis (teleplay) Everett Sloane February 26, 1956 (1956-02-26)

Ray Clements (Damon) travels to a monastery to get revenge on a crook who is taking sanctuary there. Father Vincente (Sloane) advises him to choose forgiveness, and Clements is forced to leave. Clements later kills the crook's partner in self-defense and takes sanctuary at the same monastery. He tells Father Vincente he no longer wants revenge, but the crook has already died.

Supporting cast: Sean McClory, Mark Damon, Claude Akins, Joseph Downing, Everett Glass, Harry Tyler, Steve Mitchell
23 "Back for Christmas" Alfred Hitchcock Francis Cockrell (teleplay)
John Collier (story)
John Williams March 4, 1956 (1956-03-04)

Herbert Carpenter (Williams) and his wife Hermione (Elsom) are planning a long holiday in California. On the day of their departure, Herbert kills his wife and buries her in the wine cellar, and then goes to California by himself. While there, Herbert receives a letter that Hermione had arranged for contractors to excavate the wine cellar as a present for Herbert.

Supporting cast: Isabel Elsom, A. E. Gould-Porter, Lily Kemble-Cooper, Gavin Muir, Katherine Warren, Gerald Hamer, Irene Tedrow, Ross Ford, Theresa Harris, Mollie Glessing
24 "The Perfect Murder" Robert Stevens Victor Wolfson (teleplay)
Stacey Aumonier (story)
Hurd Hatfield, Mildred Natwick March 11, 1956 (1956-03-11)

Brothers Paul (Hatfield) and Henri (Coolidge) plot to kill their Aunt Rosalie (Natwick) to inherit her fortune. Paul has Henry grind glass into fine powder, and Paul adds it to the egg mixture that is supposed to make a soufflé for Rosalie's dinner. However, that night Rosalie insists on eating something else, and the next morning Paul dies when he eats an omelette made out of the lethal egg mixture.

Supporting cast: Philip Coolidge, Gladys Hurlbut, Walter Kingsford, Percy Helton, Hope Summers, Jack Chefe
25 "There Was an Old Woman" Robert Stevenson Marian Cockrell (teleplay)
Jerry Hackady & Harold Hackady (story)
Estelle Winwood March 18, 1956 (1956-03-18)

Couple Frank (Bronson) and Lorna (Crane) Branwell go to the mansion of eccentric Monica Laughton (Winwood) to rob her. The plan goes awry because Laughton is crazy and wholly unresponsive to their threats. The Bramwells become tired and frustrated, because they cannot find any money and there seems to be no food in the house. In desperation, they eat a batch of freshly-made muffins, not knowing that they’re filled with rat poison. Laughton's fortune turns out to be inside a handbag she carries everywhere with her.

Supporting cast: Charles Bronson, Norma Crane, Dabbs Greer, Emerson Treacy
26 "Whodunit" Francis Cockrell Francis Cockrell & Marian Cockrell (teleplay)
C. B. Gilford (story)
John Williams March 25, 1956 (1956-03-25)

Dead mystery writer Alexander Penn Arlington (Williams) arrives in Heaven and is distraught that he doesn't know who killed him. His angel, Wilfred (Naper), sends Alexander back to repeat his last day on Earth to figure it out. Alexander's assistant, nephew, wife and her lover all have motives. He gathers all of them in his study and tells them that one of them is planning to kill him. His wife's lover turns off the light and Alexander is killed in the dark without seeing who did it. Returning to Heaven, Wilfred points out that the killer must have trusted the man who turned off the light, so it must be Alexander's wife.

Supporting cast: Amanda Blake, Jerry Paris, Philip Coolidge, Alan Napier, Bill Slack, Ruta Lee, and Filipino Hollywood actor Rudy Robles.
27 "Help Wanted" James Neilson Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
Based upon the Mary Orr and Reginald Denham adaptation of a story by
Stanley Ellin
John Qualen, Lorne Green April 1, 1956 (1956-04-01)

Elderly Mr. Crabtree (Qualen) accepts an unusual job offer from the mysterious Mr. X (Greene). After weeks working alone in an office, X reveals that he set up Crabtree's job for the sole purpose of enabling Crabtree to kill a man who is blackmailing X, as this man will enter Crabtree's office on a certain day. Crabtree decides not do the task, but when a man enters his office the next day as expected, Crabtree is so upset at the thought of losing his job that he ends up killing him anyway. Shortly afterward another man, the correct target, arrives at Crabtree's office, but Crabtree has already received his payment for the murder and walks out.

Supporting cast: Madge Kennedy, Ruth Swanson, John Harmon, Malcolm Atterbury, Parley Baer, Paul Brinegar
28 "Portrait of Jocelyn" Robert Stevens Harold Swanton (teleplay)
Edgar Marvin (story)
Philip Abbott, Nancy Gates, John Baragrey April 8, 1956 (1956-04-08)

Married couple Mark (Abott) and Debbie (Gates)'s first anniversary is ruined when a portrait they commissioned is revealed to be of Mark's first wife, Jocelyn, who has been missing for five years. Debbie believes Mark stills loves Jocelyn and urges him to find the truth. With the help of Mark's friend Jeff (Bailey), Mark tracks down the painter, Athur Clymer (Baragrey), who claims have been married to Jocelyn and killed her in a jealous rage. Mark attacks Clymer, because he described how Mark killed Jocelyn five years ago. Clymer is actually a police officer, and worked together with Jeff to get a confession out of Mark.

Supporting cast: Raymond Bailey, Olan Soule, Harry Tyler
29 "The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby" James Neilson Victor Wolfson & Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
Stanley Ellin (story)
Robert H. Harris, Meg Mundy April 15, 1956 (1956-04-15)

Antiques dealer Laurence Appleby (Harris) kills his wife in order to get her inheritance. Since he still has debts, he woos and marries wealthy heiress Martha Sturgis (Mundy). When Martha refuses to give him money, he tries to kill her, but she is prepared for him. Martha and her lawyer have evidence that Appleby killed his first wife, and if anything happens to Martha, her lawyer will go to the police. Appleby is about to comply with Martha's demands, but she accidentally falls and dies.

Supporting cast: Gage Clark, Louise Larabee, Michael Ansara, Helen Spring, Edna Holland, Mollie Glessing
30 "Never Again" Robert Stevens Gwen Bagni, Irwin Gielgud, Stirling Silliphant (teleplay)
Adela Rogers St. Johns (story)
Phyllis Thaxter, Louise Albritton, Warren Stevens April 22, 1956 (1956-04-22)

Karen (Thaxter), a recovering alcoholic, wakes up hungover and with no memory of the night before. She slowly recalls attending a party with her lover, Jeff (Stevens). Karen started drinking when she was told that her friend Renee (Albritton) was trying to seduce Jeff. Her last memory is of breaking a glass in her hand, and Jeff trying to help her. Karen then learns that she is in jail for killing a man with a broken glass.

Supporting cast: Jack Mullaney, Joan Banks, Mason Curry, Karine Nordman, Marion Gray, Jack Mulhall, Carol Veazie, Jack Ramstead
31 "The Gentleman from America" Robert Stevens Francis Cockrell (teleplay)
Michael Arlen (story)
Biff McGuire April 29, 1956 (1956-04-29)

Sir Stephen Hurstwood (Clanton) offers a bet of $1000 if Howard Latimer (McGuire) can stay the entire night in a supposedly haunted room of the Hurstwood mansion. Latimer is given a gun, one candle, one match, and a book that describes the mysterious beheading of Julia Hurstwood in the room. That night Latimer sees a ghostly headless figure and collapses in fright. The ghost is a trick set up by Hurstwood for money, but Latimer goes crazy from the experience.

Supporting cast: Ralph Clanton, John Irving, Eric Snowdon, Geoffrey Steele, John Alderson, John Dodsworth, Sonia Torgeson, Jan Chaney
32 "The Baby Sitter" Robert Stevens Sarett Rudley (teleplay)
Emily Neff (story)
Thelma Ritter May 6, 1956 (1956-05-06)

Lottie Slocum (Ritter) is the last person to have seen Clara Nash before she was strangled to death. Lottie, who used to be their babysitter, believes that Clara had it coming because she treated her husband Mr. Nash badly. Lottie has feelings for Mr. Nash, and hopes to please him by keeping his secret from the police — that he was at home the night that Clara died — but he kills her instead.

Supporting cast: Mary Wickes, Carol Mathews, Theodore Newton, Reba Tassel, Michael Ansara, Ray Teal
33 "The Belfry" Herschel Daugherty Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
Allan Vaughan Elston (story)
Jack Mullaney, Pat Hitchcock May 13, 1956 (1956-05-13)

Clint Ringle (Mullaney) wants to marry schoolteacher Ellie Marsh (Hitchcock), but when she refuses him, he kills her fiancé. Clint is hunted by the townsfolk and hides in the belfry of Ellie's school, planning to kill her when he gets the chance. Clint stays in the belfry for a few days and is smug when everyone assumes he's long gone. When Ellie's fiancé is buried, a man rings the bell for the funeral, causing Clint to shout in surprise and reveal his whereabouts.

Supporting cast: Dabbs Greer, Horst Ehrhardt, Jim Hayward, Ralph Moody, John Compton, Norman Leavitt, David Saber, Rudy Lee, Kathleen Hartnagel
34 "The Hidden Thing" Robert Stevens James Cavanagh (teleplay)
A. J. Russell (story)
Biff McGuire, Robert H. Harris May 20, 1956 (1956-05-20)

Dana Edwards (McGuire)'s fiancée is killed in a hit-and-run, and he is unable to remember any details of the car involved. Dana is approached John Hurley (Harris) who claims to know how to encourage memory recall. After many sessions Dana is successfully able to remember the license plate of the car and tells the police. He is then surprised to learn that John Hurley is crazy and not a memory expert at all.

Supporting cast: Judith Ames, Theodore Newton, Katherine Warren, Richard Collier
35 "The Legacy" James Neilson Gina Kaus & Andrew Solt (teleplay)
Gina Kaus (story)
Leora Dana, Jacques Bergerac May 27, 1956 (1956-05-27)

Wealthy but plain-looking housewife Irene Cole (Dana) is pursued by playboy Prince Burhan (Bergerac), but refuses to leave her neglectful husband for him. When Burhan dies, Irene and her husband assume that he killed himself over his love for Irene. Some time later Irene's friend Randall (Clanton) learns that Burnhan's death was an accident, and he pursued Irene for her money. Randall decides not to tell Irene, because her marriage has much improved.

Supporting cast: Enid Markey, Alan Hewitt, Walter Kingsford, Ralph Clanton, Roxanne Arlen, Rudolph Anders, Joan Dixon
36 "Mink" Robert Stevenson Irwin Gielgud & Gwen Bagni (teleplay) Ruth Hussey June 3, 1956 (1956-06-03)

Mild-mannered Paula Hudson (Hussey) is apprehended by the police for owning a stolen mink coat. Paula attempts to prove that she bought it, but to her distress the people she bought it from deny ever doing so. Paula is eventually approached by the man who stole the coat, and he steals it back in order to end the investigation but ends up being arrested.

Supporting cast: Vinton Hayworth, Vivi Janiss, Sheila Bromley, Anthony Eustrel, Paul Burns, Eugenia Paul, Veda Ann Borg, James McCallion, Mary Jackson
37 "Decoy" Arnold Laven Bernard C. Schoenfeld (teleplay)
Richard George Pedicini (story)
Robert Horton, Cara Williams June 10, 1956 (1956-06-10)

Gil Larkin (Horton) is upset when he learns that the woman he loves, Mona Cameron (Williams) is being abused by her husband Ben (McDearmon). Gil confronts Ben in his office, but someone knocks Gil unconscious and shoots Ben. Gil is briefly apprehended, but after he's released he goes to Mona and realizes that she set him up so she could be with her lover, Richie (Lewis). Mona and Ritchie are arrested.

Supporting cast: Jack Mullaney, Philip Coolidge, David Orrick, Harry Lewis, Frank Gorshin, Eileen Harley, Mary Jean Yamaji, Edo Mita, Harry Tyler
38 "The Creeper" Herschel Daugherty James Cavanagh (teleplay)
Joseph Ruscoll (story)
Constance Ford, Steve Brodie, Harry Townes June 17, 1956 (1956-06-17)

A murderer has killed two blonde women while they're alone at night. Ellen (Ford) is terrified but her husband Steve (Brodie) is dismissive of her. While Brodie is at work, Ellen is scared and suspicious of various people she meets. She's only relieved when the locksmith arrives to fix a lock and chain on her door, but the locksmith turns out to be the murderer.

Supporting cast: Reta Shaw, Percy Helton, Alfred Linder
39 "Momentum" Robert Stevens Francis Cockrell (teleplay)
Cornell Woolrich (story)
Skip Homeier, Joanne Woodward June 24, 1956 (1956-06-24)

Richard (Homeier) and his wife Beth (Woodward) are about to be kicked out of their home. Richard steals the money his boss, Burroughs (Christy) owes him, and in the process accidentally kills him. Richard becomes paranoid, and he overreacts and is shot when a financier comes to collect his debt. While injured and possibly dying, Richard discovers that Beth met Burroughs the night before and got the money that was owed them.

Supporting cast: Ken Christy, Henry Hunter, Mike Ragan, Billy Newell, Frank Krieg, Harry Tyler, Jack Tesler, Dorothy Crehan, Don Dillaway, Patricia Knox, John Lehmann, Joseph Gilbert, Myron Cook

Season 2 (1956–57)[edit]

First aired # Title Stars Writer Director Synopsis
30-Sep-56 01 "Wet Saturday" Sir Cedric Hardwicke, John Williams Marian Cockrell, John Collier (story) Alfred Hitchcock After his daughter kills a man, Mr. Princey devises a plan to save his family name.
7-Oct-56 02 "Fog Closing In"

Note- In 1957 this episode won an Emmy Award for Best Teleplay Writing.[1]

Phyllis Thaxter, Paul Langton James Cavanagh, Martin Brooke (story) Herschel Daugherty A woman begs her husband not to go away on a business trip. But he refuses, deserting her just as an escaped lunatic finds their neighborhood.
14-Oct-56 03 "De Mortuis" Robert Emhardt, Cara Williams Francis Cockrell, John Collier (story) Robert Stevens Aware that their friend's wife is cheating, Wally and Bud draw the same conclusion when they find him digging up his basement and his wife's missing.
21-Oct-56 04 "Kill with Kindness" Hume Cronyn, Carmen Mathews A. J. Russell Herschel Daugherty Hoping to profit from insurance fraud, a man torches his house. But the plan could backfire unless he enters the burning home to retrieve his ring.
28-Oct-56 05 "None Are So Blind" Hurd Hatfield, Mildred Dunnock James Cavanagh, John Collier (story) Robert Stevens A man conceives the perfect plan to murder his rich aunt. Confidently, he cooperates with the police, only to discover one fatal flaw in the elaborate scheme.
4-Nov-56 06 "Toby" Jessica Tandy, Robert H. Harris Victor Wolfson, Joseph Bates Smith (story) Robert Stevens Things are looking up for Albert when his sweetheart marries him — until her sickly infant nephew lives with them and he's to stay away from the boy.
11-Nov-56 07 "Alibi Me" Lee Philips, Chick Chandler Therd Jefre (story), Walter Newman (story), Bernard C. Schoenfeld Jules Bricken When a gangster is killed, his rival realizes the cops will come after him. His alibi unravels with the arrival of a mysterious package.
18-Nov-56 08 "Conversation Over a Corpse" Dorothy Stickney, Carmen Mathews Marian Cockrell, Norman Daniels Jules Bricken Mr. Brenner threatens to take sisters Cissie and Joanna to court unless they sell him their home. But the sisters will stop at nothing to stay put.
25-Nov-56 09 "Crack of Doom" Robert Horton, Robert Middleton Robert C. Dennis, Don Marquis (story) James Neilson The stakes are high for a company man, who is forced into playing a big-stakes poker game against a rich client.
2-Dec-56 10 "Jonathan" Georgann Johnson, Corey Allen Fred Levan (story), Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Stirling Silliphant John Meredyth Lucas When his father dies from poisoning, a teenager points the finger at his stepmother, whom he's resented since the day she married his father.
9-Dec-56 11 "The Better Bargain" Robert Middleton, Henry Silva Richard Deming (short story), Bernard C. Schoenfeld Herschel Daugherty Furious at his cheating wife, a mobster hires a hit man to kill her. But the plan turns complicated when he overlooks some loose ends.
16-Dec-56 12 "The Rose Garden" John Williams, Patricia Collinge Marian B. Cockrell, Vincent Fotre (story) Francis Cockrell A man thinks that a manuscript's murder mystery is more fact than fiction, so he visits the author's home to see what lies buried in the garden.
23-Dec-56 13 "Mr. Blanchard's Secret" Mary Scott, Robert Horton, Meg Mundy Emily Neff (story), Sarett Rudley Alfred Hitchcock A nosey housewife sets out to prove that the new neighbor has murdered his wife.
30-Dec-56 14 "John Brown's Body" Hugh Marlowe, Leora Dana Thomas Burke (story), Robert C. Dennis Robert Stevens A man's wife devises a greedy scheme to take over his failing business. But persuading him to come back isn't as easy as getting rid of him.
6-Jan-57 15 "Crackpot" Biff McGuire, Robert Emhardt Martin Berkeley, Harold Gast (story) John Meredyth Lucas When a car breaks down, a newlywed couple is helped by Mr. Moon, who turns nasty when his suits get dirty. Can they escape Mr. Moon's wrath?
13-Jan-57 16 "Nightmare in 4-D" Henry Jones, Barbara Baxley Robert C. Dennis, Stuart Jerome (story) Justus Addiss A man agrees to help his pretty neighbor, an actress, to hide her murdered husband. But his good deed backfires when he becomes a suspect.
20-Jan-57 17 "My Brother, Richard" Royal Dano, Inger Stevens Jay Bennett (story), Sarett Rudley Herschel Daugherty A district attorney faces a crisis in his campaign for governor when his mentally unstable brother decides to eliminate the competition.
27-Jan-57 18 "The Manacled" Gary Merrill, William Redfield Stirling Silliphant, A. Sanford Wolfe (story) Robert Stevens A crafty, resourceful criminal (Redfield) being transported via train tries to bribe his escorting police sergeant (Merrill) for his freedom.
3-Feb-57 19 "A Bottle of Wine" Herbert Marshall, Robert Horton Borden Deal (story), Stirling Silliphant Herschel Daugherty A wealthy older man confronts the young, handsome suitor (Horton) that his wife is leaving him for.
10-Feb-57 20 "Malice Domestic" Ralph Meeker, Phyllis Thaxter Philip MacDonald (story), Victor Wolfson John Meredyth Lucas A man begins to suspect that his wife (Thaxter) is trying to poison him.
17-Feb-57 21 "Number Twenty-Two" Russell Collins, Rip Torn Evan Hunter (story), Joel Murcott Robert Stevens A young ruffian (Torn) involved in a failed stickup learns some hard facts of life during a police interrogation.
24-Feb-57 22 "The End of Indian Summer" Steve Forrest, Gladys Cooper Maurice Baudin Jr. (story), James Cavanagh Robert Stevens An insurance investigator is compelled to re-examine an old claim when troubling new facts come to light.
3-Mar-57 23 "One for the Road" John Baragrey, Georgann Johnson Robert C. Dennis, Emily Neff (story) Robert Stevens When the wife of a two-timing husband starts to connect the dots, the consequences could prove deadly.
10-Mar-57 24 "The Cream of the Jest" Claude Rains, James Gregory Fredric Brown (story), Sarett Rudley Herschel Daugherty A alcoholic has-been actor tries to blackmail a producer into casting him in a new play.
17-Mar-57 25 "I Killed The Count, Part I" John Williams, Alan Napier, Anthony Dawson Francis M. Cockrell, Alec Coppel (story) Robert Stevens A befuddled police investigator (Williams) is stunned when more than one suspect confess to the same murder.
24-Mar-57 26 "I Killed The Count, Part II" John Williams, Rosemary Harris, Anthony Dawson Francis M. Cockrell, Alec Coppel (story) Robert Stevens In Part 2, the saga continues when the list of confessions gets even longer.
31-Mar-57 27 "I Killed The Count, Part III" John Williams, Rosemary Harris, Anthony Dawson Francis M. Cockrell, Alec Coppel (story) Robert Stevens In Part 3, the police commissioner finally gets to the truth behind the Count's killing.
7-Apr-57 28 "One More Mile to Go" David Wayne, Steve Brodie F. J. Smith (story), James P. Cavanagh Alfred Hitchcock After murdering his shrewish spouse, a man finds that disposing of her body may be the challenge of his life.
14-Apr-57 29 "Vicious Circle" Dick York, Kathleen Maguire Evan Hunter (story), Bernard C. Schoenfeld Paul Henreid A hired killer (York) discovers there's a huge catch to being the favorite of his organization's big boss.
21-Apr-57 30 "The Three Dreams of Mr. Findlater" John Williams, Barbara Baxley A. A. Milne (story), Sarett Rudley Jules Bricken A henpecked husband (Williams) escapes into a fantasy world populated by a girl from the South Seas (Baxley) and a dream of murder.
28-Apr-57 31 "The Night the World Ended" Russell Collins, Harold J. Stone, Harry Shearer Fredric Brown (story), Bernard C. Schoenfeld Jus Addiss A practical joker convinces a barfly into thinking that the world is about to end.
5-May-57 32 "The Hands of Mr. Ottermole" Theodore Bikel, Rhys Williams Thomas Burke (story), Francis M. Cockrell Robert Stevens In 1919 London, a killer is stalking the streets, and residents look to a police sergeant (Bikel) to catch the culprit.
12-May-57 33 "A Man Greatly Beloved" Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Evelyn Rudie, Robert Culp A. A. Milne (story), Sarett Rudley James Neilson A precocious, pigtailed girl attaches herself to a grumpy loner (Hardwicke) in the hopes of learning his secrets.
19-May-57 34 "Martha Mason, Movie Star" Judith Evelyn, Robert Emhardt Robert C. Dennis, Raymond Mason (story) Jus Addiss The wife of a gardener goes to extreme lengths to spend more time with her movie-star daydreams—and less time with her fertilizer-obsessed husband.
26-May-57 35 "The West Warlock Time Capsule" Henry Jones, Mildred Dunnock J. P. Cahn (story), Marian B. Cockrell Jus Addiss Taxidermist George Tiffany (Jones) conceives a macabre method of dealing with a brother-in-law who has long outstayed his welcome.
2-Jun-57 36 "Father and Son" Edmund Gwenn, Charles Davis Thomas Burke (story), James P. Cavanagh Herschel Daugherty The shifty son of a shop owner plots to extract money from his long-suffering father (Gwenn).
9-Jun-57 37 "The Indestructible Mr. Weems" Robert Middleton, Joe Mantell George F. Slavin Jus Addiss Cemetery owners bribe an allegedly dying man to be their first customer for business reasons...but the plot backfires when the man simply will not expire.
16-Jun-57 38 "A Little Sleep" Barbara Cook, Vic Morrow Robert C. Dennis, Joe Grenzeback (short story) Paul Henreid A fickle young woman (Cook) gets entangled in a web of crime and deceit at her remote mountain cabin.
23-Jun-57 39 "The Dangerous People" Albert Salmi, Robert H. Harris Fredric Brown (story), Francis M. Cockrell Robert Stevens A lawyer and an accountant are waiting for their train in the station's waiting room. The neighbourhood has a criminal asylum nearby from which a criminal has escaped. Nervous about the situation, these two people start suspecting each other until in the end they encounter the real lunatic.

Season 3 (1957–58)[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director Synopsis
6-Oct-57 01 "The Glass Eye" Jessica Tandy
William Shatner
Stirling Silliphant (Teleplay)
John Keir Cross (Story)
Robert Stevens While cleaning out the apartment of his dead sister Julia, Jim Whitely (Shatner) comes across a strange glass eye and tells to his wife the story of how his sister acquired it.
13-Oct-57 02 "Mail Order Prophet" Jack Klugman
E. G. Marshall
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Antony Ferry (Story)
James Neilson When an ordinary clerk (Marshall) starts receiving letters which accurately predict the outcome of future events, he takes a dangerous gamble with his life.
20-Oct-57 03 "The Perfect Crime" Vincent Price
James Gregory
Stirling Silliphant (Teleplay)
Ben Ray Redman (Story)
Alfred Hitchcock A lawyer (Gregory), with blackmail in mind, meets with a famous detective (Price) who prides himself on never having committed a single mistake in his long and distinguished career, to prove that he convicted an innocent man.
27-Oct-57 04 "Heart of Gold" Mildred Dunnock
Nehemiah Persoff
James P. Cavanagh (Teleplay)
Henry Slesar (Story)
Robert Stevens A convicted robber is released to the family of one of his cell mates, against the better judgment of his parole officer.
3-Nov-57 05 "Silent Witness" Dolores Hart
Harry Bellaver
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Jeanne Barry (Story)
Paul Henreid Intending to break up with an infatuated student, professor Donald Mason tracks her down at a babysitting job, where the conversation ends in murder.
10-Nov-57 06 "Reward to Finder" Oskar Homolka
Jo Van Fleet
Frank Gabrielson (Teleplay)
F.J. Smith (Story)
James Neilson After finding a cash-laden wallet John Gaminski promise his wife that he'll return it. But when he reneges, she demands that he share the money.
17-Nov-57 07 "Enough Rope for Two" Jean Hagen
Steve Brodie
Steven Hill
Joel Murcott (Teleplay)
Clark Howard (Story)
Paul Henreid An ex-con heads to a mine to retrieve a cache of stolen loot. When his two former partners show up, three's a crowd with a $100,000 at stake.
24-Nov-57 08 "The Last Request" Harry Guardino
Hugh Marlowe
Joel Murcott (Teleplay)
Helen Fislar Brooks (Story)
Paul Henreid A death-row inmate awaiting the electric chair (Guardino) uses his final hours to prove his innocence in a killing.
1-Dec-57 09 "The Young One" Carol Lynley
Vince Edwards
Sarett Rudley (Teleplay)
Phillip Goodman, Sandy Sax (Story)
Robert Altman A pretty underage girl (Lynley), bored with adolescence and eager to experience all that adulthood allows, acts out in ways that could ultimately prove deadly.
8-Dec-57 10 "The Diplomatic Corpse" Peter Lorre
George Peppard
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Alec Coppel (Story)
Paul Henreid Touring Mexico, Janet's rich aunt dies, and the car holding her corpse is stolen. Without a body, Janet can't claim the inheritance.
15-Dec-57 11 "The Deadly" Craig Stevens
Phyllis Thaxter
Lee Phillips
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Lawrence Treat (Story)
Don Taylor A conniving handyman tries to blackmail an innocent housewife (Phyllis Thaxter) for a fabricated dalliance.
22-Dec-57 12 "Miss Paisley's Cat" Dorothy Stickney Marian B. Cockrell (Teleplay)
Roy Vickers (Story)
Justus Addiss An elderly woman is terrified that her disagreeable male neighbor will kill her beloved—but habitually roving—tabby cat.
29-Dec-57 13 "Night of the Execution" Pat Hingle
Georgann Johnson
Bernard C. Schoenfeld (Teleplay)
Henry Slesar (Story)
Justus Addiss Warren, a prosecuting attorney with a long history of acquittals, must deliver a guilty verdict in a murder case to ensure his political future.
5-Jan-58 14 "The Percentage" Nita Talbot
Alex Nicol
Bernard C. Schoenfeld (Teleplay)
David Alexander (Story)
James Neilson A successful businessman who once acted cowardly in the war—but got undeserved credit for heroism—attempts to buy off an old Army buddy who knows the truth, with tragic results.
12-Jan-58 15 "Together" Joseph Cotten
Christine White
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Alec Coppel (Story)
Robert Altman When a businessman's mistress threatens to expose their secret relationship to his wife, he realizes he must do anything to stop her.
19-Jan-58 16 "Sylvia" John McIntire
Ann Todd
James P. Cavanagh (Teleplay)
Ira Levin (Story)
Herschel Daugherty Her elderly father becomes alarmed when a jilted woman (Todd) purchases a handgun.
26-Jan-58 17 "The Motive" Skip Homeier
William Redfield
Rose Simon Kohn Robert Stevens Two crime-obsessed buddies plot the perfect murder—one with absolutely no motive.
2-Feb-58 18 "Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty" Mildred Natwick Marian B. Cockrell (Teleplay)
Stacy Aumonier (Story)
Robert Stevens Traveling in Paris, an Englishwoman (Natwick) finds herself accidentally locked in a hotel room with a corpse.
9-Feb-58 19 "The Equalizer" Leif Erickson
Martin Balsam
Paul Maxwell
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
C. B. Gilford (Story)
James Neilson Filled with jealous rage, a man (Balsam) plots revenge on a coworker he is convinced has had an affair with his wife (Norma Crane).
16-Feb-58 20 "On the Nose" David Opatoshu
Karl Swenson
Irving Elman (Teleplay)
Henry Slesar (Story)
James Neilson A gambling-addicted housewife owes money to a bookie, and resorts to desperate measures in order to raise the money.
23-Feb-58 21 "Guest for Breakfast" Scott McKay
Joan Tetzel
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
C.B. Gilford (Story)
Paul Henreid In this violent home-invasion tale, a gun-wielding convict terrorizes a married couple whose relationship is already on the ropes.
2-Mar-58 22 "The Return of the Hero" Jacques Bergerac
Susan Kohner
Stirling Silliphant (Teleplay)
Andrew Solt (Story and Teleplay)
Herschel Daugherty
9-Mar-58 23 "The Right Kind of House" Jeanette Nolan
Robert Emhardt
Paul Maxwell
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Henry Slesar (Story)
Don Taylor After the death of her troubled son, a mother decides to sell her house, but a potential buyer discovers she may be hiding something.
16-Mar-58 24 "The Foghorn" Barbara Bel Geddes
Michael Rennie
Frank Gabrielson (Teleplay)
Gertrude Atherton (Story)
Robert Stevens A woman alone in a quiet house finds herself haunted by the noise of a foghorn. As the story progresses, she tries to recall how the sound became so horrifying to her, but the answer may be deeper than she thinks.
23-Mar-58 25 "Flight to the East" Gary Merrill
Patricia Cutts
Joel Murcott (Teleplay)
Bevil Charles (Story)
Arthur Hiller
30-Mar-58 26 "Bull in a China Shop" Dennis Morgan
Estelle Winwood
Paul Maxwell
Sarett Rudley (Teleplay)
C.B. Gilford (Story)
James Neilson
6-Apr-58 27 "Disappearing Trick" Robert Horton
Betsy von Furstenberg
Kathleen Hite (Teleplay)
Victor Canning (Story)
Arthur Hiller
13-Apr-58 28 "Lamb to the Slaughter" Barbara Bel Geddes Roald Dahl Alfred Hitchcock
20-Apr-58 29 "Fatal Figures" John McGiver
Vivian Nathan
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Rick Edelstein (Story)
Don Taylor
27-Apr-58 30 "Death Sentence" James Best
Steve Brodie
Joel Murcott (Teleplay)
Miriam Allen deFord (Story)
Paul Henreid
4-May-58 31 "The Festive Season" Carmen Mathews
Richard Waring
James P. Cavanaugh (Teleplay)
Stanley Ellin (Story)
Arthur Hiller
11-May-58 32 "Listen, Listen.....!" Edgar Stehli Bernard C. Schoenfeld (Teleplay)
R.E. Kendall (Story)
Don Taylor
18-May-58 33 "Post Mortem" Joanna Moore
Steve Forrest
James Gregory
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Cornell Woolrich (Story)
Arthur Hiller
25-May-58 34 "The Crocodile Case" Denholm Elliott
Hazel Court
John Alderson
Robert C. Dennis (Teleplay)
Roy Vickers (Story)
Don Taylor
1-Jun-58 35 "Dip in the Pool" Keenan Wynn
Fay Wray
Roald Dahl Alfred Hitchcock
8-Jun-58 36 "The Safe Place" Robert H. Harris
Joanne Linville
Michael Hogan (Teleplay)
Jay Wilson (Story)
James Neilson
15-Jun-58 37 "The Canary Sedan" Jessica Tandy
Gavin Muir
Stirling Silliphant (Teleplay)
Ann Bridge (Story)
Robert Stevens
22-Jun-58 38 "The Impromptu Murder" Hume Cronyn
Robert Douglas
Francis Cockrell (Teleplay)
Roy Vickers (Story)
Paul Henreid
29-Jun-58 39 "Little White Frock" Herbert Marshall
Julie Adams
Tom Helmore
Stirling Silliphant (Teleplay)
Stacey Aumonier (Story)
Herschel Daugherty

Season 4 (1958–59)[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
5-Oct-58 01 "Poison" Wendell Corey James B. Allardice (lead in)
Roald Dahl (story)
Alfred Hitchcock
12-Oct-58 02 "Don't Interrupt" Cloris Leachman
Chill Wills
Scatman Crothers
Sidney Carroll Robert Stevens
19-Oct-58 03 "The Jokester" Albert Salmi
Roscoe Ates
James Coburn
Bernard C. Schoenfeld
Robert Arthur
Arthur Hiller
26-Oct-58 04 "The Crooked Road" Richard Kiley
Walter Matthau
William Fay
Alex Gaby
Paul Henreid
2-Nov-58 05 "The $2,000,000 Defense" Barry Sullivan
Leslie Nielsen
Herbert Anderson
William Fay (Teleplay)
Harold Q. Masur (Story)
Norman Lloyd
9-Nov-58 06 "Design for Loving" Barbara Baxley
Norman Lloyd
Ray Bradbury (Story, 'Marionettes, Inc') Robert Stevens
16-Nov-58 07 "Man with a Problem" Elizabeth Montgomery
Gary Merrill
Joel Murcott
Donald Martin
Robert Stevens
23-Nov-58 08 "Safety for the Witness" Art Carney William Fay
John De Meyer
Norman Lloyd
7-Dec-58 09 "Murder Me Twice" Phyllis Thaxter
Tom Helmore
Irving Elman
Lawrence Treat
David Swift
14-Dec-58 10 "Tea Time" Margaret Leighton
Marsha Hunt
Kathleen Hite
Margaret Manners
Robert Stevens
21-Dec-58 11 "And the Desert Shall Blossom" William Demarest
Roscoe Ates
Ben Johnson
Bernard C. Schoenfeld
Loren D. Good
Arthur Hiller
28-Dec-58 12 "Mrs. Herman and Mrs. Fenimore" Mary Astor
Doro Merande
Robert C. Dennis
Donald Honig
Arthur Hiller
4-Jan-59 13 "Six People, No Music" John McGiver
Peggy Cass
Joby Baker
Richard Berg
Garson Kanin
Norman Lloyd
11-Jan-59 14 "The Morning After" Dorothy Provine
Robert Alda
Fay Wray
Rose Simon Kohn
Henry Slesar
Herschel Daugherty
18-Jan-59 15 "A Personal Matter" Wayne Morris
Joe Maross
Joel Murcott
Brett Halliday
Paul Henreid
25-Jan-59 16 "Out There – Darkness" Bette Davis Bernard C. Schoenfeld
William O'Farrell
Paul Henreid
1-Feb-59 17 "Total Loss" Nancy Olson
Ralph Meeker
J.E. Selby Don Taylor
8-Feb-59 18 "The Last Dark Step" Robert Horton
Fay Spain
William Fay
Margaret Manners
Herschel Daugherty
15-Feb-59 19 "The Morning of the Bride" Barbara Bel Geddes
Don Dubbins
Kathleen Hite
Neil S. Broadman
Arthur Hiller
22-Feb-59 20 "The Diamond Necklace" Claude Rains
Betsy von Furstenberg
Sarett Rudley Herschel Daugherty
1-Mar-59 21 "Relative Value" Denholm Elliott
Torin Thatcher
Frances Cockrell
Milward Kennedy
Paul Almond
8-Mar-59 22 "The Right Price" Eddie Foy Jr.
Allyn Joslyn
Bernard C. Schoenfeld (Teleplay)
Henry Slesar (Story)
Arthur Hiller
15-Mar-59 23 "I'll Take Care of You" Ralph Meeker
Elisabeth Fraser
George Johnson Robert Stevens
22-Mar-59 24 "The Avon Emeralds" Hazel Court
Alan Napier
Roger Moore
Joe Pidcock Bretaigne Windust
29-Mar-59 25 "The Kind Waitress" Olive Deering
Celia Lovsky
Rick Jason
Henry Slesar Paul Henreid
5-Apr-59 26 "Cheap Is Cheap" Dennis Day
Alice Backes
Albert E. Lewis
Burt Styler
Bretaigne Windust
12-Apr-59 27 "The Waxwork" Barry Nelson
Everett Sloane
A.M. Burrage Robert Stevens
19-Apr-59 28 "The Impossible Dream" Franchot Tone
Mary Astor
John Lindsey Robert Stevens
3-May-59 29 "Banquo's Chair" John Williams
Kenneth Haigh
Reginald Gardiner
Francis Cockrell (Teleplay)
Rupert Croft-Cooke (Story)
Alfred Hitchcock
10-May-59 30 "A Night with the Boys" John Smith
Joyce Meadows
Henry Slesar
Jay Fob
John Brahm
17-May-59 31 "Your Witness" Brian Keith
William Hansen
Helen Nielsen Norman Lloyd
24-May-59 32 "Human Interest Story" Steve McQueen
Arthur Hill
Fredric Brown Norman Lloyd
31-May-59 33 "The Dusty Drawer" Dick York Harry Muheim Herschel Daugherty
7-Jun-59 34 "A True Account (Curtains for Me)" Jocelyn Brando
Jane Greer
Rupert Croft-Cooke Leonard Horn
14-Jun-59 35 "Touché" Paul Douglas
Robert Morse
Bryce Walton John Brahm
21-Jun-59 36 "Invitation to an Accident" Joanna Moore
Alan Hewitt
Wade Miller Don Taylor

Season 5 (1959–60)[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
27-Sep-59 01 "Arthur" Laurence Harvey
Hazel Court
Patrick Macnee
James Allardice Alfred Hitchcock
4-Oct-59 02 "The Crystal Trench" Patricia Owens
Patrick Macnee
James Allardice Alfred Hitchcock
11-Oct-59 03 "Appointment at Eleven" Clint Kimbrough
Amy Douglass
Clu Gulager
Sean McClory
Evan Hunter Robert Stevens
18-Oct-59 04 "Coyote Moon" Macdonald Carey
Collin Wilcox
Edgar Buchanan
Herschel Daugherty
25-Oct-59 05 "No Pain" Joanna Moore
Brian Keith
Norman Lloyd
1-Nov-59 06 "Anniversary Gift" Harry Morgan
Barbara Baxley
Norman Lloyd
8-Nov-59 07 "Dry Run" Robert Vaughn
Walter Matthau
Bill S. Ballinger (Teleplay)
Norman Struber (Story)
John Brahm
15-Nov-59 08 "The Blessington Method" Dick York
Henry Jones
Stanley Ellin
(story)
Herschel Daugherty
22-Nov-59 09 "Dead Weight" Joseph Cotten
Julie Adams
Don Gordon
Jerry Sohl (Teleplay)
Herb Golden (Story)
Stuart Rosenberg
29-Nov-59 10 "Special Delivery" Steve Dunne
Beatrice Straight
Ray Bradbury Norman Lloyd
6-Dec-59 11 "Road Hog" Richard Chamberlain
Raymond Massey
Robert Emhardt
Stuart Rosenberg
13-Dec-59 12 "Specialty of the House" Robert Morley
Kenneth Haigh
Stanley Ellin
(story)
Robert Stevens
20-Dec-59 13 "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Ronald Howard
Juano Hernandez
James Coburn
Ambrose Bierce
(story)
Robert Stevenson
27-Dec-59 14 "Graduating Class" Wendy Hiller
Robert H. Harris
Herschel Daugherty
3-Jan-60 15 "Man From the South" Steve McQueen
Peter Lorre
Neile Adams
Roald Dahl Norman Lloyd
10-Jan-60 16 "The Ikon of Elijah" Oskar Homolka
Sam Jaffe
Avram Davidson (story)
Norah Perez
Victor Wolfson
Paul Almond
24-Jan-60 17 "The Cure" Nehemiah Persoff
Cara Williams
Herschel Daugherty
31-Jan-60 18 "Backward, Turn Backward" Tom Tully
Alan Baxter
Stuart Rosenberg
7-Feb-60 19 "Not the Running Type" Paul Hartman
Robert Bray
Arthur Hiller
14-Feb-60 20 "The Day of the Bullet" John Graven
Barry Gordon
Norman Lloyd
21-Feb-60 21 "Hitch Hike" John McIntire
Robert Morse
Suzanne Pleshette
Paul Henreid
28-Feb-60 22 "Across the Threshold" Barbara Baxley
George Grizzard
Patricia Collinge
Arthur Hiller
6-Mar-60 23 "Craig's Will" Dick Van Dyke
Stella Stevens
Gene Reynolds
27-Mar-60 24 "Madame Mystery" Audrey Totter
Joby Baker
John Brahm
3-Apr-60 25 "The Little Man Who Was There" Norman Lloyd
Arch Johnson
Read Morgan
George Stevens, Jr.
10-Apr-60 26 "Mother, May I Go Out to Swim?" Gia Scala
William Shatner
Jessie Royce Landis
Herschel Daugherty
17-Apr-60 27 "The Cuckoo Clock" Beatrice Straight
Fay Spain
Pat Hitchcock
John Brahm
24-Apr-60 28 "Forty Detectives Later" James Franciscus
Jack Weston
George Mitchell
Arthur Hiller
1-May-60 29 "The Hero" Oskar Homolka
Eric Portman
Irene Tedrow
John Brahm
8-May-60 30 "Insomnia" Dennis Weaver
Al Hodge
John Brahm
15-May-60 31 "I Can Take Care of Myself" Myron McCormick
Frankie Darro
Linda Lawson
Alan Crosland, Jr.
22-May-60 32 "One Grave Too Many" Jeremy Slate
Neile Adams
Biff Elliot
Howard McNear
Arthur Hiller
29-May-60 33 "Party Line" Judy Canova
Royal Dano
Arch Johnson
Hilton A. Green
5-Jun-60 34 "Cell 227" Brian Keith
James Best
James Westerfield
Paul Henreid
12-Jun-60 35 "The Schartz-Metterklume Method" Hermione Gingold
Elspeth March
Pat Hitchcock
Marian Cockrell
Saki (story)
Richard Dunlap
19-Jun-60 36 "Letter of Credit" Bob Sweeney
Robert Bray
Cyril Delevanti
Paul Henreid
26-Jun-60 37 "Escape to Sonoita" Burt Reynolds
Murray Hamilton
Harry Dean Stanton
Stuart Rosenberg
25-Sep-60 38 "Hooked" Anne Francis
Robert Horton
Norman Lloyd

Season 6 (1960–61)[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
27-Sep-60 01 "Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat" Audrey Meadows
Les Tremayne
Roald Dahl
James Allardice
Alfred Hitchcock
4-Oct-60 02 "The Doubtful Doctor" Dick York
Gena Rowlands
Arthur Hiller
11-Oct-60 03 "Very Moral Theft" Betty Field
Walter Matthau
Allan Gordon (Teleplay)
Jack Dillon (Story)
Norman Lloyd
18-Oct-60 04 "The Contest for Aaron Gold" Barry Gordon
Sydney Pollack
Norman Lloyd
25-Oct-60 05 "The Five-Forty-Eight" Phyllis Thaxter
Zachary Scott
Charlotte Armstrong (Teleplay)
John Cheever (Story)
John Brahm
1-Nov-60 06 "Pen Pal" Katherine Squire
Clu Gulager
Hilary Murray (Teleplay)
Henry Slesar (Story)
Jay Folb (Story)
John Brahm
15-Nov-60 07 "Outlaw in Town" Ricardo Montalban
Constance Ford
Herschel Daugherty
22-Nov-60 08 "O Youth and Beauty!" Gary Merrill
Patricia Breslin
Halsted Welles (Teleplay)
John Cheever (Story)
Norman Lloyd
29-Nov-60 09 "The Money" Robert Loggia
Doris Dowling
Alan Crosland, Jr.
6-Dec-60 10 "Sybilla" Barbara Bel Geddes Ida Lupino
13-Dec-60 11 "The Man with Two Faces" Spring Byington
Steve Dunne
Stuart Rosenberg
20-Dec-60 12 "The Baby-Blue Expression" Sarah Marshall Arthur Hiller
27-Dec-60 13 "The Man Who Found the Money" Arthur Hill
Rod Cameron
Alan Crosland, Jr.
3-Jan-61 14 "The Changing Heart" Abraham Sofaer
Anne Helm
Robert Florey
10-Jan-61 15 "Summer Shade" Julie Adams
Veronica Cartwright
James Franciscus
Susan Gordon
Charity Grace
John Hoyt
Nora H. Caplan (story)
Harold Swanton (teleplay)
Herschel Daugherty
24-Jan-61 16 "A Crime for Mothers" Claire Trevor
Biff Elliot
Ida Lupino
31-Jan-61 17 "The Last Escape" Keenan Wynn
John Craven
Paul Henreid
14-Feb-61 18 "The Greatest Monster of Them All" Robert H. Harris
Richard Hale
Robert Stevens
21-Feb-61 19 "The Landlady" Dean Stockwell Robert Bloch (Teleplay)
Roald Dahl (Story)
Paul Henreid
28-Feb-61 20 "The Throwback" Murray Matheson
Joyce Meadows
Henry Slesar (Story & Teleplay) John Brahm
7-Mar-61 21 "The Kiss-Off" Rip Torn
Bert Freed
Alan Crosland, Jr.
14-Mar-61 22 "The Horseplayer" Claude Rains James Allardice Alfred Hitchcock
21-Mar-61 23 "Incident in a Small Jail" John Fiedler
Richard Jaeckel
Norman Lloyd
28-Mar-61 24 "A Woman's Help" Geraldine Fitzgerald
Scott McKay
Antoinette Bower
Arthur Hiller
4-Apr-61 25 "Museum Piece" Myron McCormick
Larry Gates
Paul Henreid
11-Apr-61 26 "Coming, Mama" Eileen Heckart
Don DeFore
George Stevens, Jr.
18-Apr-61 27 "Deathmate" Gia Scala
Lee Philips
Alan Crosland, Jr.
25-Apr-61 28 "Gratitude" Peter Falk
Paul Hartman
Alan Crosland, Jr.
2-May-61 29 "The Pearl Necklace" Jack Cassidy
Ernest Truex
Don Weis
9-May-61 30 "You Can't Trust a Man" Polly Bergen Paul Henreid
16-May-61 31 "The Gloating Place" Susan Harrison
Hank Brandt
Alan Crosland, Jr.
23-May-61 32 "Self Defense" George Nader
Audrey Totter
Paul Henreid
31-May-61 33 "A Secret Life" Ronald Howard
Patricia Donahue
Don Weis
6-Jun-61 34 "Servant Problem" Jo Van Fleet
John Emery
Alan Crosland, Jr.
13-Jun-61 35 "Coming Home" Crahan Denton
Jeanette Nolan
Alf Kjellin
20-Jun-61 36 "Final Arrangements" Martin Balsam
Slim Pickens
Gordon Hessler
27-Jun-61 37 "Make My Death Bed" Diana Van der Vlis
Biff Elliot
Arthur Hiller
4-Jul-61 38 "Ambition" Leslie Nielsen
Harold J. Stone
Paul Henreid

Season 7 (1961–62)[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
10-Oct-61 01 "The Hatbox" Paul Ford
Billy Gray
Alan Crosland, Jr.
17-Oct-61 02 "Bang! You're Dead!" Bill Mumy James Allardice Alfred Hitchcock
24-Oct-61 03 "Maria" Nita Talbot
Norman Lloyd
John Wyndham (story Jizzle) Boris Sagal
31-Oct-61 04 "Cop for a Day" Walter Matthau Paul Henreid
7-Nov-61 05 "Keep Me Company" Anne Francis Alan Crosland, Jr.
14-Nov-61 06 "Beta Delta Gamma" Burt Brinckerhoff
Barbara Steele
Alan Crosland, Jr.
21-Nov-61 07 "You Can't Be a Little Girl All Your Life" Dick York Norman Lloyd
28-Nov-61 08 "The Old Pro" Richard Conte Paul Henreid
5-Dec-61 09 "I Spy" Kay Walsh
William Kendall
Norman Lloyd
12-Dec-61 10 "Services Rendered" Hugh Marlowe Paul Henreid
19-Dec-61 11 "The Right Kind of Medicine" Robert Redford
Joby Baker
Alan Crosland, Jr.
26-Dec-61 12 "A Jury of Her Peers" Ann Harding Robert Florey
2-Jan-62 13 "The Silk Petticoat" Michael Rennie
Antoinette Bower
John Newland
9-Jan-62 14 "Bad Actor" Robert Duvall
William Schallert
John Newland
16-Jan-62 15 "The Door Without a Key" Claude Rains
Bill Mumy
Herschel Daugherty
23-Jan-62 16 "The Case of M.J.H." Barbara Baxley
Robert Loggia
Alan Crosland, Jr.
30-Jan-62 17 "The Faith of Aaron Menefee" Andrew Prine
Olan Soule
Norman Lloyd
6-Feb-62 18 "The Woman Who Wanted to Live" Lola Albright
Charles Bronson
Alan Crosland, Jr.
13-Feb-62 19 "Strange Miracle" Eduardo Ciannelli
Miriam Colon
Norman Lloyd
20-Feb-62 20 "The Test" Brian Keith
Eduardo Ciannelli
Boris Sagal
27-Feb-62 21 "Burglar Proof" Robert Webber
Whit Bissell
John Newland
6-Mar-62 22 "The Big Score" Evans Evans Boris Sagal
13-Mar-62 23 "Profit-Sharing Plan" Henry Jones Bernard Girard
20-Mar-62 24 "Apex" Patricia Breslin
Mark Miller
Alan Crosland, Jr.
27-Mar-62 25 "The Last Remains" Ed Gardner
John Fiedler
Leonard Horn
3-Apr-62 26 "Ten O'Clock Tiger" Frankie Darro
Robert Keith
Bernard Girard
10-Apr-62 27 "Act of Faith" George Grizzard
Dennis King
Eric Ambler Bernard Girard
17-Apr-62 28 "The Kerry Blue" Carmen Mathews
Gene Evans
Paul Henreid
24-Apr-62 29 "The Matched Pearl" John Ireland
Ernest Truex
Bernard Girard
1-May-62 30 "What Frightened You, Fred?" Edward Asner
R.G. Armstrong
Jack Ritchie (short story) Paul Henreid
8-May-62 31 "Most Likely to Succeed" Joanna Moore
Howard Morris
Richard Whorf
15-May-62 32 "Victim Four" Peggy Ann Garner
John Lupton
Paul Henreid
22-May-62 33 "The Opportunity" Richard Long Robert Florey
29-May-62 34 "The Twelve Hour Caper" Dick York John Newland
5-Jun-62 35 "The Children of Alda Nuova" Jack Carson
Christopher Dark
Robert Florey
12-Jun-62 36 "First Class Honeymoon" Robert Webber
Jeremy Slate
Don Weis
19-Jun-62 37 "The Big Kick" Anne Helm
Wayne Rogers
Alan Crosland, Jr.
26-Jun-62 38 "Where Beauty Lies" Cloris Leachman
George Nader
Robert Florey
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39 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Brandon deWilde
Diana Dors
Joseph Lejtes

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)[edit]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985)[edit]

Pilot film (1985)[edit]

A 100-minute made-for-TV film was presented as the pilot for the series; it consisted of four episodes, all remakes of ones from the original series. This first aired on May 5, 1985 on NBC.

Title Stars Writer Director
"Incident in a Small Jail" Ned Beatty Joel Oliansky
Henry Slesar
Joel Oliansky
"Man from the South" Steven Bauer
John Huston
Melanie Griffith
Kim Novak
Tippi Hedren
William Fay
Steve De Jarnatt
Roald Dahl (story)
Steve De Jarnatt
"Bang! You're Dead!" Bianca Rose
Gail Youngs
Christopher Crowe
Harold Swanton
Randa Haines
"An Unlocked Window" Annette O'Toole
Bruce Davison
Fred Walton
James Bridges
Fred Walton

Season 1[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
29-Sep-85 1x02 "Revenge" David Clennon
Linda Purl
David Stenn R. E. Young
In a remake of the pilot of the original series' pilot, a man seeks revenge on his wife's attacker.
6-Oct-85 1x03 "Night Fever" Robert Carradine
Lisa Pelikan
Clark Howard
Jeff Kanew
Stephen Kronish
Jeff Kanew
A wounded cop-killer tries to manipulate a nurse into helping him escape.
20-Oct-85 1x04 "Wake Me When I'm Dead" Barbara Hershey Irving Elman (teleplay)
Buck Henry
Lawrence Treat (story)
Frank Pierson
A prosecutor resorts to hypnosis to prove a case.
27-Oct-85 1x05 "Final Escape" Season Hubley
George DiCenzo
Patrice Donnelly
Jerry Hardin
Davis Roberts (as Doc)
Tom Cannan (story)
Randall Hood (story)
Charles Grant Craig (teleplay)
Thomas Carter
An incarcerated killer seeks the help of a gravedigger.
3-Nov-85 1x06 "The Night Caller" Sandra Bernhard
Michael O'Keefe
Linda Fiorentino
10-Nov-85 1x07 "Method Actor" Martin Sheen
Marilu Henner
Robby Benson
Parker Stevenson
Burt Reynolds
17-Nov-85 1x08 "The Human Interest Story" John Shea
James T. Callahan
Karen Harris (teleplay) Larry Gross
1-Dec-85 1x09 "Breakdown" Andy García
José Luis Cuevas
Sebastián Ligarde
Richard Pearce
8-Dec-85 1x10 "Prisoners" Cristina Raines
Yaphet Kotto
John Byrum (teleplay) Christopher Crowe
An escaped convict breaks into a woman's house and makes himself at home; the two bond and become friends.
15-Dec-85 1x11 "Arthur, or the Gigolo" Brad Davis
Sandy Dennis
Arthur Williams (story)
Steve De Jarnatt (teleplay)
Thomas Carter
A small-time crook marries a wealthy spinster for her diamond collection; he soon angers his new bride's "children", her dozens of cats.
5-Jan-86 1x12 "The Gloating Place" Nicholas Hormann
Kristy Swanson (minor role)
Jim Beaver (uncredited)
Robert Bloch (story)
David Stenn (teleplay)
Christopher Leitch
12-Jan-86 1x13 "The Right Kind of Medicine" Jack Thibeau
Robert Prosky
Jerrold Freedman Henry Slesar (story)
Michael Braverman (teleplay)
19-Jan-86 1x14 "Beast in View"
16-Feb-86 1x15 "A Very Happy Ending" Joaquin Phoenix Tom Rickman Tom RIckman
2-Mar-86 1x16 "The Canary Sedan" Ian Abercrombie
Kathleen Quinlan
9-Mar-86 1x17 "Enough Rope for Two" Jeff Fahey
Timothy Daly
Darlanne Fluegel
Clark Howard (story)
David Chase (teleplay)
David Chase
16-Mar-86 1x18 "The Creeper" Karen Allen
Timothy Carhart
Lori Butler
23-Mar-86 1x19 "Happy Birthday" Lane Smith
Noel Conlon
Nana Visitor
6-Apr-86 1x20 "The Jar" Stephen Shellen
Griffin Dunne
Fiona Lewis
Ray Bradbury (story)
Michael McDowell (teleplay)
Tim Burton
13-Apr-86 1x21 "Deadly Honeymoon" Victoria Tennant
David Dukes
Nicolas Coster
Alan Fudge
Don Medford
4-May-86 1x22 "Four O'Clock" Richard Cox
Nicholas Pryor
Ellen Tobie
Steve Bello (teleplay)
Cornell Woolrich (story)
Andrew Mirisch
11-May-86 1x23 "Road Hog" Burt Young
Ronny Cox
Doug Savant
Lee Bryant

Season 2[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
24-Jan-87 2x01 "The Initiation" Marion Ross Rob Hedden
Jim Beaver
Robert Iscove
31-Jan-87 2x02 "Conversation Over a Corpse"
7-Feb-87 2x03 "Man on the Edge" Mark Hamill
Michael Ironside
Jim Beaver Robert Iscove
14-Feb-87 2x04 "If the Shoe Fits"
21-Feb-87 2x05 "The Mole"
28-Feb-87 2x06 "The Anniversary Gift" Pamela Sue Martin
7-Mar-87 2x07 "The Impatient Patient"
14-Mar-87 2x08 "When This Man Dies"
21-Mar-87 2x09 "The Specialty of the House" John Saxon
Jennifer Dale
Neil Munro
Stanley Ellin
(story)
28-Mar-87 2x10 "The Final Twist" Martin Landau Jim Beaver Atom Egoyan
4-Apr-87 2x11 "Tragedy Tonight"
11-Apr-87 2x12 "World's Oldest Motive"
18-Apr-87 2x13 "Deathmate" Samantha Eggar

Season 3[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
6-Feb-88 3x01 "VCR – Very Careful Rape" Melissa Sue Anderson
Laura Donovan
Michael Sloan Zale Dalen
13-Feb-88 3x02 "Animal Lovers" Susan Anton
Ron White
Robert DeLaurentis Sturla Gunnarsson
20-Feb-88 3x03 "Prism" Lindsay Wagner
Michael Sarrazin
Michael Sloan Allan King
27-Feb-88 3x04 "A Stolen Heart" William Katt Robert DeLaurentis Rene Bonniere
5-Mar-88 3x05 "Houdini on Channel 4" Nick Lewin Michael Sloan Timothy Bond
12-Mar-88 3x06 "Killer Takes All" Van Johnson
Art Bellasco
Michael Sloan
Robert DeLaurentis
Allan King
19-Mar-88 3x07 "Hippocritic Oath" Shaun Cassidy
Dale Thurston
Michael Colleary
Ray DeLaurentis
Vic Sarin
26-Mar-88 3x08 "Prosecuter" Parker Stevenson
Clark Taylor
Glenn Davis
William Laurin
David Gelfand
23-Apr-88 3x09 "If Looks Could Kill" Michelle Phillips
30-Apr-88 3x10 "You'll Die Laughing" Anthony Newley
7-May-88 3x11 "Murder Party" Leigh Taylor-Young
David McCallum
Colin Fox
Robert De Laurentis Allan King
14-May-88 3x12 "Twist" Stella Stevens Manny Coto
21-May-88 3x13 "User Deadly"
28-May-88 3x14 "Career Move" David Cassidy
18-June-88 3x15 "Full Disclosure"
25-June-88 3x16 "Kandinsky's Vault" Eli Wallach
2-July-88 3x17 "There Was a Little Girl..."
9-July-88 3x18 "Twisted Sisters" Mia Sara
16-July-88 3x19 "The 13th Floor"
30-July-88 3x20 "The Hunted: Part 1" Edward Woodward
6-Aug-88 3x21 "The Hunted: Part 2"

Season 4[edit]

First Aired # Title Stars Writer Director
8-Oct-88 4x01 "Fogbound" Kathleen Quinlan
15-Oct-88 4x02 "Pen Pal" Jean Simmons

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Rene Bonniere
12-Nov-88 4x03 "Ancient Voices"
19-Nov-88 4x04 "Survival of the Fittest"
7-Jan-89 4x05 "The Big Spin" Erik Estrada
14-Jan-89 4x06 "Don't Sell Yourself Short"
21-Jan-89 4x07 "For Art's Sake"
28-Jan-89 4x08 "Murder in Mind" Melissa Sue Anderson
4-Feb-89 4x09 "Mirror Mirror"
11-Feb-89 4x10 "Skeleton in the Closet"
18-Feb-89 4x11 "In the Driver's Seat"
25-Feb-89 4x12 "Driving Under the Influence"
11-Mar-89 4x13 "In the Name of Science"
25-Mar-89 4x14 "Romance Machine"
15-Apr-89 4x15 "Diamonds Aren't Forever"
22-Apr-89 4x16 "My Dear Watson"
29-Apr-89 4x17 "Night Creatures"
8-July-89 4x18 "The Man Who Knew Too Little"
15-July-89 4x19 "Reunion"
22-July-89 4x20 "South by Southeast"
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