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Hitchcock Presents

(episodes descriptions by Nick-At-Nite.com)

Here are the episodes that have run so far on TV Land. Though Hitchcock introduced all episodes, he only directed a few episodes himself, as noted. Supporting cast sometimes included Pat Hitchcock, Alfred's daughter.

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is occasionally on TV Land channel at 11:30pm to midnight Pacific Time (add 3 hours for EST); here are the episodes so far (all daily broadcasts on Nick-At-Nite are 30 minute episodes unless noted, hour eps start over with #1 near bottom of page), in ep.#:

#1 "Revenge" dir. by Hitchcock. A man (Ralph Meeker) takes the law into his own hands when his wife (Vera Miles) is assaulted. However, he ends up killing an innocent man.

#2 "Premonition" A young concert pianist has a premonition which makes him return to his hometown after several years. Upon his return, he discovers that his father died under mysterious circumstances, and proceeds to investigate the causes of the death. John Forsythe, Cloris Leachman

#3 "Triggers in Leash" A tavern keeper in the Old West must prevent two men from shooting each other. At the last possible second, she executes a clever ruse.

#4 "Don't Come Back Alive" When a middle-aged woman goes missing for seven years so that her husband can collect life insurance money, an insurance investigator tails the husband for all seven years, trying to prove that her disappearance was a murder.

#5 "Into Thin Air" Diana and her mother visit Paris during the 1899 World Exposition, when the elder woman falls ill. Leaving the hotel to get medicine, Diana returns to find her gone, and no one recalls ever having seen her before. Based on a novel, the Paris police have denied for years that it ever happened, saying that the story is an urban legend...

#6 "Salvage" A big shot and ex-convict plots a diabolical scheme to avenge the homicide of his younger brother. Guest Star: Gene Barry

#7 "Breakdown" A man (Joseph Cotton) is forced to face his own aversion to crying when everyone presumes falsely that he is dead -- what he condemned in others might be the only act that could save his life. Also guest stars Aaron Spelling

#8 "Our Cook's A Treasure" A successful married man believes that his cook is trying to poison him with arsenic. Only after he fires the cook does he realize who the possible murderer really is. Everett Sloan, Janet Ward

#9 "The Long Shot" A race track bettor gets in over his head when he gets too greedy for money. Mysterious papers that entitle the bearer to a large sum of money serves as the pitfall for him, as well as others before him. Peter Lawford, John Williams

#10 "The Case of Mr. Pelham" dir. by Hitchcock. A man (Tom Ewell) tells his psychiatrist he believes that another man is impersonating him, replicating every single aspect of his life.

#11 "Guilty Witness" A small grocery store clerk uncovers his wife’s own dark secret when his neighbor’s body is found murdered in a baby buggy. Joe Mantell, Kathleen McGuire

#12 "Santa Claus and the 10th Avenue Kid" An ex-convict turned Christmas store Santa Claus discovers he still has larceny on the mind. However, a little roughneck puts him on the defensive by challenging him on the virtues of the jolly old fellow from the North Pole. Barry Fitzgerald

#13 "The Cheney Vase" An elderly recluse and owner of a priceless vase becomes engrossed in a drama of greed and cunning. Patricia Collings, Darren McGavin

#14 "A Bullet for Baldwin" When a clerk is fired for misfiling a paper, it unleashes a chain of events including two cold-blooded murders and a case of mistaken identity. Ending: after the clerk kills his boss, the firm's partner takes over using an actor to impersonate the dead man, then he fires the same clerk after convincing him that the first murder was a deluded fantasy (so the clerk kills him too, reasoning that it's just in his head anyway). John Qualen, Sebastian Cabot, Philip Reed

#15 "The Big Switch" A gunman, bent on homicide, buys an airtight alibi and provides an ironic tale of fateful circumstance.
#16 "You Got To Have Luck" An escaped convict terrorizes a young woman by forcing her to let him hide out in her house. However, the terror turns toward him when he realizes that the woman is deaf.
#17 "The Older Sister" The trial of Lizzie Borden, who was involved in one of the most infamous of Nineteenth Century crimes, is the setting of this episode where an old-type newspaper woman uncovers the crime.
#18 "The Derelicts" A bum witnesses a murder and decides to blackmail and antagonize the murderer.
#19 "Safe Conduct" An American newspaper woman (Claire Trevor) and a East-European soccer player (Jacques Bergerac) get involved with customs issues when the woman is blamed for stealing a watch. Werner Klemperer, John Banner
#20 "Places of Shadows" A drama unfolds in a monastery when one man searches out another to make him pay for the deaths of his father and girlfriend. Everett Sloan, Claude Akins
#21 "Back for Christmas" dir. by Hitchcock. A man (John Williams) kills his domineering wife and hides her body in the wine cellar he says he's digging in their basement. He thinks that everything is fine until builders come to his house and start excavating the cellar (it was to be a surprise birthday present for him). This episode was done previously as "The Devil's Garden (aka Back For Christmas)" on "Suspense" a network radio series Hitchcock was involved with
#22 "The Perfect Murder" Two brothers conspire to kill their aunt (Mildred Natwick) for her inheritance but the plan backfires when the aunt surprises them with a plan of her own.
#23 "There Was An Old Woman" A thieving couple find more than they bargained for when they try to rob a supposedly crazy lady of her money.
#24 "Whodunit" A mystery writer is murdered. He begs his Archangel for a chance to go back in time and catch his murderer in the act.
#25 "Help Wanted" A married couple is in dire need of money for medical expenses for the wife; therefore, the husband takes on a sketchy job to raise the necessary funds. However, the couple is put in jeopardy when the husband’s boss asks him to kill a man.
#26 "Portrait of Jocelyn" A man whose wife has disappeared finally remarries, only to have artistic images of his lost wife begin to surface around him.
#27 "The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby" An antique dealer in debt gets an idea from a book, "Accidental or Murder," and kills his wife. He marries a wealthy widow, who later becomes suspicious.
#28 "Never Again" Does an alcoholic and jealous girlfriend murder the man she loves?
#29 "The Gentleman from America" A wealthy American spends a night in a haunted house.
#30 (title unknown)
#31 "The Belfry" A psycho kills the fiancee of a woman he loves and then flees. Pat Hitchcock stars as the school marm stalked by the man, who's hiding right above her in the...
#32 "The Hidden Thing" A man tries to identify the hit and run driver who killed his lover.
#33 "The Legacy" An oriental prince kills himself over love for a mousy woman....
#34 "Mink" A stolen mink leads a woman to trouble
#35 "Decoy" A young man is framed for the murder of a star's husband.
#36 "The Creeper" kills several women in New York City.
#37 "Momentum" A young man who tries to obtain the money that is owed him finds himself in the middle of violence.
#38 "Wet Saturday" dir. by Hitchcock. A man (John Williams) falls prey to a psychotic family when he overhears them discuss a murder they just committed.
#39 "Fog Closing In" A woman discovers the cause of her deepseated fears.
#40 "De Mortuis" Friends decide not to turn in a buddy for murdering his philandering wife.
#41 "Kill With Kindness" An elderly brother and sister plot a murder for insurance money.
#42 "None Are So Blind" A young man thinks he has plotted the "perfect murder."
#43 "Toby" A childhood sweetheart comes back suddenly into the life of a lonely, middle-aged, bookkeeper. She brings with her a mysterious "baby" about whom she is extremely possessive.
#44 "Alibi Me" A murderer finds it hard to get his acquaintances to give him an alibi.
#45 "Conversation Over A Corpse" A woman will go to any lengths to have a house.
#46 "Crack of Doom" A man stakes everything he owns, as well as some things he doesn't, in a poker game.
#47 "Jonathan" A young man thinks his step-mother killed his father.
#48 "The Better Bargain" A man hires a gunman to kill his cheating wife.
#49 "The Rose Garden" A publisher finds himself in the setting of a murder mystery.
#50 "Mr. Blanchard's Secret" dir. by Hitchcock. The imagination of a mystery writer goes overboard when she suspects that her neighbor has killed his wife. But is there some substance to her musings?
#51 "John Brown's Body" A wife and her lover convince the husband he is losing his grip on life.
#52 "Crackpot" A stranger casts a shadow on the life of young honeymooners headed toward Santa Barbara.
#53 "Nightmare in 4-D" The mystique of a dazzling blonde entangles a man in a murder he did not commit.
#54 "My Brother, Richard" A crazed brother commmits a murder and then holds his family hostage.
#55 "The Manacled" A man on his way to the gas chamber resorts to desperate measures to escape.
#56 "A Bottle of Wine" An elderly judge, abandoned by his wife for a younger man, contrives a scheme against his rival.
#57 "Malice Domestic" A husband fakes his own illness in order to kill his wife.
#58 "Number Twenty-Two" A candy store robber discovers that petty crime can have "deadly" consequences.
#59 "The End of Indian Summer" A woman who is investigated for being widowed twice under mysterious circumstances marries a man who has lost four wives (guess where this one's headed...)
#60 "One For The Road" An adulterous man incurs the wrath of both his wife and his mistress.
#61 "The Cream of the Jest" An alcoholic actor's well-delivered lines lead to his demise.
#62 "I Killed the Count" Part I, Two different people confess to the murder of a count.
#63 "I Killed the Count" In Part 2, the number of confessors to the murder of the count increases to three.
#64 "I Killed the Count" In part 3, the true killer of the count is finally discovered, but cannot be convicted.
#65 "One More Mile To Go" dir. by Hitchcock. A man (David Wayne) who is driving around with his wife’s dead body in the trunk is pulled over by a cop because of a faulty taillight
#66 "Vicious Circle" A murderous gangster is eventually killed by his own protege.
#69 "The Hands of Mr. Ottermole" A serial killer is at large in foggy London.
#70 "A Man Greatly Beloved" A convicted murderer is mistaken for a judge of impeccable morals.
#73 "Father and Son" The relationship of a father and son is complicated by of finances, an escaped convict and a singer at a nightclub.
#74 "The Indestructible Mr. Weems" Lodge brothers pay one of their dying friends $50 for each week of his life if he agrees to buy a plot in a cemetary they own.
#75 "A Little Sleep" A woman bored by the various men in her life finds herself in a mountain cabin with two men, one of whom is a murderer.
#76 "The Dangerous People" Men on a train suspect each other of being a schizophrenic inmate who has escaped from a lunatic asylum.
#77, "The Glass Eye" A woman (Jessica Tandy)'s one shot at love, and her obsession with a ventriloquist, leads her to unearth a shocking deception (very different ending than the Twilight Zone ventriloquist-dummy episode). Hosted and narrated by her nephew (played by William Shatner).
No episodes Sat & Sunday due to The Adventures of Superman marathon
#79 "The Perfect Crime" dir. by Hitchcock. An arrogant criminologist (Vincent Price), lauded by the press as the "world's greatest detective," discovers that he has sent an innocent man to his death. James Gregory
#80 "Heart of Gold" A parolee is taken in by a family, but his attempts to build a new life and new relationships are met with disappointment.
#81 "Silent Witness" A college professor ends up killing a student he was having an affair with, and the only witness is a baby.
#82 "Reward to Finder" A husband and a wife each have their own designs on money found in a lost wallet.
#83 "Enough Rope for Two" A robber returns from a ten year sentence to discover that the $100,000 he hid in the desert is not so easy to recover after all.
#84 "Last Request" A prisoner on death row asserts that he is innocent and writes a letter to a major newspaper exposing the "blunders" of the district attorney.
No eps Sat & Sun due to a Maverick marathon
#87 "The Deadly" A plumber uses blackmail to extract payoffs from local housewives.
#88 "Miss Paisley's Cat" Miss Paisley’s cat angers her dangerous neighbor, who kills it. The next night, he is knifed to death. Miss Paisley can’t remember if she did it or not.
#89 "Night of the Execution" A strange little man confesses to a murder that someone has already been convicted of, but the aspiring young prosecuting attorney covers it up.
#90 "The Percentage" A young gangster tries to do good by an old army buddy of his, but things go awry and he gets double-crossed in the end.
#91 "Together" dir. by Robert Altman. An adulterous man (Joseph Cotten) kills his lover but finds it difficult to get out of the situation he finds himself in during an office party that was to be his aliby.
No episodes Sat & Sunday due to a long, boring marathon of Homefront episodes
#92 "Sylvia" A wealthy over-protective businessman suspects his distraught daughter will shoot herself over the loss of her greedy husband.
#93 "The Motive" A crime researcher attempts to commit the perfect random murder in order to prove that one cannot solve a murder mystery without a motive.
#94 - Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty: A fearful old maid (Mildred Natwick) finds herself accidentally locked in a French hotel room with someone dangerous.
#95 - The Equalizer: A small man (Martin Balsom) uses a gun to face down a larger man who steals away his wife.
#96 - On the Nose: A gambling housewife desperately tries to pay back her bookie before her husband can find out about her betting debt.
#97 - Guest for Breakfast: An argument between spouses is interrupted by the arrival of a wanted murderer on the run.
#98 - The Return of the Hero: During the Algerian war, a sergeant and his crippled friend meet a young woman in Marseilles.
#99 - The Right Kind of House: Mr. Waterbury buys an overpriced house, only to find it a carefully-laid trap for a murderer.
#100 - The Foghorn: The disappearance of a couple into the San Francisco bay fog remains a mystery until a half-century later (Twilight Zone ending: narrated by the woman, who we don't see until end of ep).
#101 - Flight to the East: A war correspondent suddenly changes his opinion on a post-war trial, and several facts resurface which involve him in a murder case.
#102 - Bull in a China Soup: A detective is invited for tea at the Victorian home of four old ladies, but murder will be the highlight of the afternoon.
#103 - Disappearing Trick: A swindler snoops out his tennis partner, wondering how her dead husband can still place bets on horse races.
#104 "Lamb to the Slaughter" In one of Hitchcock's favorite episodes, a woman being abandoned by her husband for a younger woman kills him by hitting him on the head with a frozen leg of lamb. She then claims he was done in by an intruder, and when the police show up at the scene, the weapon is nowhere to be found.
#105 "Fatal Figures" A bookkeeper obsessed with his own unimportance seeks to gain attention by murdering his sister.
Monday, 5-15-00, #106 "Death Sentence" Norman is convinced that his old buddy Al is interested in his wife. His suspicions eventually drive his wife away. Oddly, a bomb in the family car solves all their problems.
#107 "The Festive Season" A family lawyer tries to mend an old would between brother and sister at Christmastime, but the brother remains convinced that sister murdered his wife.
#108 "Listen, Listen...!" Three young women are murdered, and the supposed killer captured, but one little man has a story to tell about the third killing, and no one will listen to him
#109 "Post Mortem" A murderer who married his victim’s widow attempts to collect on his victim’s lottery ticket. But an insurance investigator is on to him
#110 "The Crocodile Case" A young man kills his lover's husband, and would get away with murder, if the woman did not desperately want her crocodile case that was left behind at the murder scene. Denholm Elliott, Hazel Court, with Pat Hitchcock
#111 "A Dip in the Pool" Aboard a transatlantic liner, a henpecked husband (Keenan Wynn) gets over his head in a bet and sinks to desperate measures in an effort to recoup his losses with a life-or-death bet
#112 "The Safe Place" (no description available)
Monday, 5-22-00, #113 "The Canary Sedan" A woman (Jessica Tandy) visiting Hong Kong with her banker husband buys a haunted car
#114 "The Impromptu Murder"
#115 "Little White Frock" An actor (Herbert Marshall) considered past his prime by a Broadway producer tells a heart-wrenching tale of a dead lost-love. Twist ending
#116 "Poison" A poisonous snake only adds to the conflict between two men, both vying for the same woman, who work together on a plantation in Malaya
#117 "Don't Interrupt" Chill Wills & Cloris Leachman star in a Twilight Zone-type ep in which a little boy on a snow-bound passenger train is promised a dollar if he doesn't say another word (even when he sees someone lost out in the blizzard). Porter: Scatman Crothers
#118 "The Crooked Road" (no description available)
#119 "The $2,000,000 Defense" (no, it's not about the O. J. Simpson trial)
Final episode for awhile...replaced by My Favorite Martian starting Monday, 5-29-00

#120 "Design For Loving"
#121 "A Man With A Problem" A death occurs when a man attempting to commit suicide meets the lover of his wife
#122 "Safety For The Witness"
#123 "Murder Me Twice" While under hypnosis, a woman seems to regress to a previous lifetime in which she stabbed her husband to death, which she now does to her current husband while still under...but the D.A. doesn't buy it and isn't too sure of the hypnotist's credentials. Until...
#124 "Tea Time"
#125 "And The Desert Shall Blossom" A killer threatens two old prospectors in the middle of nowhere then disappears, leaving behind his car and a thriving rose bush...
#126 "Mrs. Herman and Mrs. Fenmore" A woman plans to murder her old boarder for his money when a new one moves in, but there may just be a twist to the story
#127 "Six People, No Music" by Garson Kanin. A funeral home director and his wife (John McGiver, Peggy Cass) will lose an expensive client's order when he suddenly sits up on the embalming table - unless he dies again before anyone knows he wanted to cancel the lavish funeral
#128 "The Morning After" A married man (Robert Alda) tells his girlfriend that he's getting a divorce, but her mother doesn't believe it (ending: he murders his wife & phones someone for an alibi)
#129 "A Personal Matter"
#130 "Out There - Darkness" A wealthy woman, played by Betty Davis, accuses a young man who works for her of theft. Her false accusation will ruin several lives
#131 "Total Loss" While drunk, a woman agrees to have her dress shop burned down for the insurence
#132 "The Last Dark Step"
#133 "The Morning of the Bride" A young woman (Barbara BelGeddes) wonders why her boyfriend will never introduce her to Mother. She insists upon a meeting which reveals strange circumstances (note: this episode aired in 1958, 2 years before "Psycho")
#134 "The Diamond Necklace" A loyal 37-year employee (Claude Rains) faces forced retirement to save the store a 40-year pension. Boss: Alan Hewitt
#135 "Relative Value" A playboy forges his cousin's name to a £100 check & is told it will be a police matter next time, so a murder-suicide is hatched
#136 "The Right Price" dir. by Arthur Hiller. A burglar helps a bickering husband & wife end their relationship, permanently. Eddie Foy, Jr.
#137 "I'll Take Care Of You" A used-car dealer is involved in a hit-&-run accident and sells the evidence. Ralph Meeker
#138: title unknown
#139 "The Kind Waitress" A kindly lady decides to leave her small estate to a waitress (who then schemes to speed up the process by adding a poison she finds to the food)
#140: title unknown
#141 "The Waxwork"
#142 "The Impossible Dream"
#143 "Banquo's Chair" dir. by Hitchcock. A retired Scotland Yard detective (John Williams) hires a woman to play a ghost to get a man to commit to a murder. But after he sees the ghost & confesses, someone else shows up. Reginald Gardiner
#144 "A Night With The Boys" After losing his week's paycheck in a poker game, a man fakes being mugged as explanation to his wife - but then police catch the alleged mugger
#145 "Your Witness" A ruthless attorney (Brian Keith) portrays an eye witness in court as worthless because he wears glasses, and then refuses to grant his wife a divorce or to stop seeing his mistress. He ends up dead, with the best possible eye witness...
#147 "The Dusty Drawer" A bank teller (Dick York) frames his rival in the bookkeeping dept. for embezzlement by hiding a gun in a forgotten drawer under his desk
#148 "A True Account" Paul Brett (Robert Webber), a successful attorney interviews a women in her 20's seeking advice. She has evidence that her husband is a murderer. He narrates the plot on tape, but...
#149 "Touche"
#150 "Invitation To An Accident"
#151 "Arthur" dir. by Hitchcock. A man kills a woman who jilted him into attempting to marry her. When the police admit defeat at finding the killer, the man sends them some food with a surprise special ingredient. Laurence Harvey, Hazel Court, Patrick Macnee
#152 "The Crystal Trench" dir. by Hitchcock. A young woman on her honeymoon loses her husband in a mountaineering accident. She mourns his death for twenty years, turning down all other opportunities for love. Then she discovers the true affections of her dead husband when his body is recovered from a glacier. Werner Klemperer, Patrick Macnee
#153 "Appointment At Eleven"
#173 "Man From The South" by Roald Dahl. In a Las Vegas casino, a man (Steve McQueen) bets an eccentric (Peter Lorre) the pinkslip to a car over the efficiency of a lighter. But if Steve loses the bet, he loses a finger. He wins but doesn't get the car because...
#185 "The Schwartz-Metterklume method" A family takes in, then fires, a governess who practices new and radical methods of education. But the governess is not exactly who they think she is.
#187 "Escape to Sonoita" Two truck drivers and a young woman are left to die in the hot Arizona desert by criminals. But the criminals turn on each other when faced by a shortage of drinking water. Ending (do not read if this will spoil it for you): trucker Burt Reynolds gives cop a drink of water from the tanker truck semi-trailer in service to oilfield workers - by bringing them water
#189 "Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat" by Roald Dahl, dir. by Hitchcock. A woman (Audrey Meadows) pawns a coat that her adulterous lover has given her in fear of getting caught by her husband. She is in for a surprise when she goes to visit her husband the next day at his office.
#190 "The Doubtful Doctor" A successful young executive (Dick York) recounts a strange experience to a psychiatrist. He feels that he has been transported back to a previous time in his life, yet when things are not happening as they had happened. End: the wet baseball cards are still in his pocket
#195 "Outlaw in Town" A stranger (Ricardo Montalban) who appears in a small Western town bears the likeness to a wanted criminal. This sets off a bidding war as to who gets to turn him in for the reward, and even helps turn around the economy of a depressed town. End: he put up the Wanted posters himself & waited for greed to take over
#207 "The Land Lady" by Robert Bloch from a story by Roald Dahl. A young man (Dean Stockwell) comes to stay at a boarding house at a small English town run by a mysterious woman. People in the neighborhood have a tendency to mysteriously disappear. Too late, he notices that...
#210 "The Horseplayer" Because the roof of a church is in need of repair, a Father asks one of his parishioners, a betting man, to wager for him. The parishioner does so with unsettling consequences.
#221 "A Secret Life" A middle-aged art dealer, bored with his marriage, feels a renewed interest for his wife when he suspects her of having an affair and hires a private eye (Arte Johnson) to spy on her for a month. Twist ending (she was out of town, leased house to another woman)
#228 "Bang! You're Dead" dir. by Hitchcock. A boy (Bill Mumy) finds a loaded gun in the suitcase of his uncle. He then goes outside to play, gun in hand, to the local supermarket.
#230 "Cop for a Day" A veteran crook (Walter Matthau) disguises himself as a cop to silence a witness. However the disguise as a cop may make him the victim of his trigger happy comrade waiting in the hideout. Robert Reiner
#231 "Keep Me Company" A lonely wife pretends a crime was committed so that she can have the company of a policeman. However, her invitation leads to unforeseen consequences for her husband. Anne Francis, Jack Ging
#237 "The Right Kind of Medicine" A cop killer is paranoid that he will be identified by people who see him. But his paranoia may lead to his downfall. Robert Redford
#256 "What Frightened You, Fred?" A drunk violates his parole to get back into prison. The plot hinges on his motivation for doing so -- is he just lonely in a world that has forgotten him, or is it something more? Warden: Ed Asner

Hour episodes

#4 "I Saw The Whole Thing" dir. by Hitchcock. A formidable, but puzzling, amount of evidence is sworn to under oath against a hit-and-run driver (John Forsythe) when five witnesses, each viewing the accident, separately swear to the same, identical facts. John Fiedler (twist ending)
#9 "The Black Curtain" by Cornell Woolrich, dir. by Sidney Pollack. A victim of amnesia undergoes a second head trauma. Upon regaining consciousness he realizes that he is a murderer wanted by the police as well as the target of another killer. Richard Basehart, James Farentino
#13 "Bonfire" A determined tent preacher (Peter Falk) decides nothing - not even murder - will stand in his way of financing his own temple.
#18 "A Tangled Web" A wife fights with her deep love to recover her husband (Robert Redford) from his hopeless obsession to steal, though it's their only income. Barry Morse
#52 "Murder Case" An American actor conspires with an old flame in London to kill her wealthy husband. Ending: after killing him and making his getaway by car, he's stopped at the border by a guard (John Banner) who finds someone else's body in the trunk. John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, script by James Bridges, William Link & Richard Levinson (creators of Columbo)
#65 "Return of the Verge Likens" The son (Peter Fonda) of a farmer who was killed by an unscrupulous politician avenges his father's death. He gets the politician in a barber chair and says he's going to get a real close shave (with a strait razor)... in a plan that ensures that the death is one for which he cannot be convicted. George "Goober" Lindsey is in the supporting cast
#79 "Thanatos Palace Hotel" A hotel participates in an unusual service; it hosts a suicide club where those who rebel find that others will not permit them to change their mind about death. Angie Dickinson, Arthur Hill, Robert Reiner (1 hour)

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All episodes currently in syndicated reruns 015--The Big Switch A gunman, bent on homicide, buys an airtight alibi and provides an ironic tale of fateful circumstance. Guest Starring: George Mathews, George E. Stone, Joseph Downing 016--You Got To Have Luck A dangerous criminal on the run terrorizes a young woman by forcing her to let him hide out in her house. However, the terror turns toward him when he realizes that the woman is deaf. Guest Starring: John Cassavettes, Marisa Pavan, Ray Teal 017--The Older Sister The trial of Lizzie Borden, who was involved in one of the most infamous of nineteenth-century crimes, is the setting of this episode where an old-type newspaper woman uncovers the crime. Guest Starring: Joan Lorring, Carmen Mathews, Polly Rolles 018--The Derelicts A bum witnesses a murder and decides to blackmail and antagonize the murderer. Guest Starring: Robert Newton, Philip Reed 019--Safe Conduct An American newspaper woman and a soccer player get involved with customs issues when the woman is blamed for stealing a watch. Guest Starring: Claire Trevor, Jacques Bergerac, Werner Klemperer 020--Place of Shadows A drama unfolds in a monastery when one man searches out another to make him pay for the deaths of his father and girlfriend. Guest Starring: Mark Damon, Everett Sloane, Sean McClory, Everett Glass, Joseph Downing 021--Back for Christmas A man kills his domineering wife and hides her body in the wine cellar of their basement. He thinks that everything is fine until builders come to his house and want to start excavating the cellar. 022--The Perfect Murder Two brothers conspire to kill their aunt for her inheritance but the plan backfires when the aunt surprises them with a plan of her own. Guest Starring: Mildred Natwick, Hurd Hatfield, Philip Coolidge, Hope Summers, Gladys Hurlbut 023--There Was an Old Woman A thieving couple find more that they bargained for when they try to rob a supposedly crazy lady of her money. Guest Starring: Charles Bronson 024--Whodunit A mystery writer is murdered. He begs his archangel for a chance to go back in time and catch his murderer in the act. Guest Starring: John Williams, Alan Napier, Philip Coolidge, Ruta Lee, Amanda Blake, Bill Stack, Rudy Robles 025--Help Wanted A married couple is in dire need of money for medical expenses for the wife; therefore, the husband takes on a questionable job to raise the necessary funds. However, the couple is put in jeopardy when the husband's boss asks him to kill a man. Guest Starring: John Qualen, Lorne Greene, Madge Kennedy, Ruth Swanson, John Harmon 026--Portrait of Jocelyn A man whose wife has disappeared finally remarries, only to have artistic images of his lost wife begin to surface around him. Formerly 1534 027--The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby An antique dealer in debt gets an idea from a book, "Accidental or Murder," and kills his wife. He marries a wealthy widow, who later becomes suspicious. Guest Starring: Michael Ansara. Formerly 1533 028--Never Again Does an alcoholic and jealous girlfriend murder the man she loves? 029--The Gentleman from America A wealthy American spends a night in a haunted house. 030--The Babysitter A babysitter thinks she knows who killed her employer. 031 ---The Belfry A man kills the fiancee of a woman he loves and then flees. 032--The Hidden Thing A man tries to identify the hit and run driver who killed his lover. 033--The Legacy An oriental prince kills himself over love for a mousy woman. 034--Mink A stolen mink leads a woman to trouble. 035--Decoy A young man is framed for the murder of a star's husband. 036--The Creeper "The Creeper" kills several women in New York City. 037--Momentum A young man who tries to obtain the money that is owed him finds himself in the middle of violence. 038--Wet Saturday A man falls prey to a psychotic family when he overhears them discuss a murder they just committed. 039--Fog Closing In A woman discovers the cause of her deeply rooted fears. 040--De Mortuis Friends decide not to turn in a buddy for murdering his philandering wife. 041--Kill With Kindness An elderly brother and sister plot a murder for insurance money. 042--None Are So Blind A young man thinks he has plotted the "perfect murder." 043--Toby A childhood sweetheart comes back suddenly into the life of a lonely, middle-aged, bookkeeper. She brings a mysterious "baby," about whom she is extremely possessive, with her. 044--Alibi Me A murderer finds it hard to get his acquaintances to give him an alibi. 045--Conversation Over A Corpse A woman will go to any lengths to have a house. 046--Crack of Doom A man stakes everything he owns, as well as some things he doesn't, in a poker game. 047--Jonathan A young man thinks his step-mother killed his father. 048--The Better Bargain A man hires a gunman to kill his cheating wife. 049--The Rose Garden A publisher finds himself in the setting of a murder mystery. 050--Mr. Blanchard's Secret The imagination of a mystery writer goes overboard when she suspects that her neighbor has killed his wife. But is there some substance to her musings? 051--John Brown's Body A wife and her lover convince her husband that he is losing his grip on life. 052--Crackpot A stranger casts a shadow on the life of young honeymooners headed toward Santa Barbara. 053--Nightmare in 4-D The mystique of a dazzling blonde entangles a man in a murder he did not commit. 054--My Brother, Richard A crazed brother commits a murder and then holds his family hostage. 055--The Manacled A man on his way to the gas chamber resorts to desperate measures to escape. 056--A Bottle of Wine An elderly judge, abandoned by his wife for a younger man, contrives a scheme against his rival. 057--Malice Domestic A husband fakes an illness in order to kill his wife. 058--Number Twenty-Two A candy store robber discovers that petty crime can have deadly consequences. 059--The End of Indian Summer A woman who is investigated for being widowed twice under mysterious circumstances marries a man who has lost four wives. 060--One for The Road An adulterous man incurs the wrath of both his wife and his mistress. 061 ---The Cream of the Jest An alcoholic actor's well-delivered lines lead to his demise. 062--I Killed the Count, Part I Two different people confess to the murder of a count. 063--I Killed the Count, Part II In Part II, the number of confessors to the murder of the count increases to three. 064--I Killed the Count, Part III The true killer of the count is finally discovered, but cannot be convicted. 065--One More Mile to Go A man who is driving around with his wife's dead body in the trunk is repeatedly pulled over by a cop because of a faulty taillight. 066--Vicious Circle A murderous gangster is eventually killed by his own protege. 067--The Three Dreams of Mr. Findlater Dreams and reality blend in this tale of an unhappily married man. 068--The Night the World Ended A practical joke convinces a wino the world is about to end. 069--The Hands of Mr. Ottermole A serial killer is at large in foggy London. 070--A Man Greatly Beloved A convicted murderer is mistaken for a judge of impeccable morals. 071--Martha Mason, Movie Star A woman's obsession with an actress crisscrosses in strange ways with her roles in life. 072--The West Warlock Time Capsule A husband finds an ingenious way to get rid of his wife's brother who has moved in with them. 073--Father and Son The relationship of a father and son is complicated by finances, an escaped convict and a singer at a nightclub. 074--The Indestructible, Mr. Weems Lodge brothers pay one of their dying friends $50 for each week of his life if he agrees to buy a plot in a cemetery they own. 075--A Little Sleep A woman bored by the various men in her life finds herself in a mountain cabin with two men, one of whom is a murderer. 076--The Dangerous People Men on a train suspect each other of being a schizophrenic inmate who has escaped from a lunatic asylum. 077--The Glass Eye A woman's one shot at love, and her obsession with a ventriloquist, leads her to unearth a deception that only leads to loneliness. 078--Mail Order Prophet A middle-aged man, stuck in a dead end job, stakes his life on the predictions of a mail order prophet. 079--The Perfect Crime An arrogant criminologist, lauded by the press as the "world's greatest detective," discovers that he has sent an innocent man to his death. Guest Starring: Vincent Price 080--Heart of Gold A parolee is taken in by a family, but his attempts to build a new life and new relationships are met with disappointment. 081--Silent Witness A college professor ends up killing a student he was having an affair with, and the only witness is a baby. 082--Reward to Finder A husband and a wife each have their own designs on money found in a lost wallet. 083--Enough Rope for Two A robber returns from a ten year sentence to discover that the hundred thousand dollars he hid in the desert is not so easy to recover after all. 084--Last Request A prisoner on death row asserts that he is innocent and writes a letter to a major newspaper exposing the "blunders" of the district attorney. 085--The Young One A young woman will do anything it takes to get away from the small town in which she lives with her spinster aunt. 086--The Diplomatic Corpse While on a sight-seeing trip to Mexico, an old English woman dies of a heart attack and the car her body is in is stolen. Her daughter and son-in-law spend all their money to hire a private detective to find both. Formerly 1579 087--The Deadly A plumber uses blackmail to extract payoffs from local housewives. Formerly 1594 088--Miss Paisley's Cat Miss Paisley's cat angers her dangerous neighbor, who kills it. The next night, he is knifed to death. Miss Paisley can't remember if she did it or not. Formerly 1589 089--Night of the Execution A strange little man confesses to a murder that someone has already been convicted of, but the aspiring young prosecuting attorney covers it up. Formerly 1592 090--The Percentage A young gangster tries to do good by an old army buddy of his, but things go awry and he gets double-crossed in the end. Formerly 1580 091 ---Together An adulterous man kills his lover but finds it difficult to get out of the situation he finds himself in. 092--Sylvia A wealthy over-protective businessman suspects his distraught daughter will shoot herself over the loss of her greedy husband. Formerly 1593 093--The Motive A crime researcher attempts to commit the perfect random murder in order to prove that one cannot solve a murder mystery without a motive. Formerly 1598 094--Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty A fearful old maid finds herself accidentally locked in a French hotel room with someone dangerous. Formerly 1587 095--The Equalizer A small man uses a gun to face down a larger man who steals away his wife. Formerly 1503A 096--On the Nose A gambling housewife desperately tries to pay back her bookie before her husband can find out about her betting debt. Formerly 1504A 097--Guest for Breakfast An argument between spouses is interrupted by the arrival of a wanted murderer on the run. Formerly 1507A 098--The Return of the Hero During the Algerian war, a sergeant and his crippled friend meet a young woman in Marseilles. Formerly 1595 099--The Right Kind of House Mr. Waterbury buys an overpriced house, only to find it a carefully-laid trap for a murderer. Formerly 1508A 100--The Foghorn The disappearance of a couple into the San Francisco bay fog remains a mystery until a half-century later. Formerly 1597 101--Flight to the East A war correspondent suddenly changes his opinion on a post-war trial, and several facts resurface which involve him in a murder case. Formerly 1509A 1 102--Bull in a China Shop A detective is invited for tea at the Victorian home of four old ladies, but murder will be the highlight of the afternoon. Formerly 1502A 103--Disappearing Trick A swindler snoops out his tennis partner, wondering how her dead husband can still place bets on horse races. Formerly 1510A 104--Lamb to the Slaughter In one of Hitchcock's favorite episodes, a woman being abandoned by her husband for a younger woman kills him by hitting him on the head with a frozen leg of lamb. She then claims he was done in by an intruder, and when the police show up at the scene, the weapon is nowhere to be found. 105--Fatal Figures A bookkeeper obsessed with his own unimportance seeks to gain attention by murdering his sister. Formerly 1511A 106--Death Sentence Norman is convinced that his old buddy Al is interested in his wife. His suspicions eventually drive his wife away. Oddly, a bomb in the family car solves all their problems. Formerly 1513A 107--The Festive Season A family lawyer tries to mend an old would between brother and sister at Christmastime, but the brother remains convinced that his sister murdered his wife. Formerly 1512A 108--Listen, Listen. . .! Three young women are murdered, and the supposed killer captured, but one little man has a story to tell about the third killing, and no one will listen to him. Formerly 1501A 109--Post Mortem A murderer who married his victim's widow attempts to collect on his victim's Irish lottery ticket. But an insurance investigator is on to him. Formerly 1514A 110--The Crocodile Case A young man kills his lover's husband, and would get away with murder, if the woman did not desperately want her crocodile case that was left behind at the murder scene. 111--A Dip in the Pool Aboard a transatlantic liner, a henpecked husband gets over his head in a bet. He sinks to desperate measures in an effort to recoup his losses. Guest Starring: Fay Wray 112--The Safe Place A bank teller with a gambling addiction comes up with the perfect scheme to embezzle money from his employers. Guest Starring: Jerry Paris 113--The Canary Sedan A Hong Kong taxi provides the setting for this tale of psychic powers, romance, and murder. Guest Starring: Jessica Tandy 114--The Impromptu Murder A lawyer plans to exact his revenge on a woman who once accused him of embezzlement. Guest Starring: Hume Cronyn 115--Little White Frock An elderly unemployed actor recounts a tragic tale for his dinner guests, a playwright and his wife. 116--Poison A poisonous snake only adds to the conflict between two men, both vying for the same woman, who work together on a plantation in Malaya. 117--Don't Interrupt When a mental patient's escape terrorizes the passengers on a snowbound train, an eight-year-old boy may be the only one capable of saving the day. Guest Starring: Cloris Leachman, Chill Wills 118--The Crooked Road While driving through a small town, a couple runs afoul of the law and discovers that their unexpected stop may be very costly indeed. Guest Starring: Walter Matthau 119--The $2,000,000 Defense An accused murderer agrees to pay a hotshot lawyer two million dollars if he'll get him off a murder charge. 120--Design for Loving In this adaptation of a classic Ray Bradbury story, a man engineers a plan to leave his wife without her ever knowing it. 121--A Man with a Problem A death occurs when a man attempting to commit suicide meets his wife's lover. Guest Starring: Gary Merrill, Elizabeth Montgomery 122--Safety for the Witness Police question a gunsmith about a threatened gangland murder, but their probing only serves to convince the mob that the man knows more than he is telling. Guest Starring: Art Carney 123--Murder Me Twice Is a hypnotized woman really possessed by a dead Quaker murderess, or is she simply using her trance as a convenient alibi for murder? 124--Tea Time A love triangle leads to blackmail – and ultimately to death. 125--And the Desert Shall Blossom Two elderly hermits encounter an escaped killer in the Nevada desert. Guest Starring: William Demarest, Roscoe Ates 126--Mrs. Herman and Mrs. Fenimore Two ladies hatch a plot to murder a stingy old man. 127--Six People, No Music A wealthy man’s demise and planned lavish funeral pose an ethical dilemma for an undertaker. 128--The Morning After When a mother learns of her teenage daughter’s affair with a married man, her attempts to stop the romance have disastrous consequences. Guest Starring: Robert Alda, Fay Wray 129--A Personal Matter Murder on a construction site forces two men to share each other’s deepest secrets. 130--Out There--Darkness A wealthy woman accuses a young man who works for her of theft. Her false accusation ruins several lives. Guest Starring: Bette Davis 131--Total Loss A department-store owner decides to commit arson for an insurance settlement. 132--The Last Dark Step A jilted girlfriend refuses to let her former lover go so that he can marry another girl. 133--The Morning of the Bride A young woman wonders why her boyfriend will never introduce her to his mother. She insists upon a meeting that reveals strange circumstances. Guest Starring: Barbara Bel Geddes 134--The Necklace A jewel theft has an unusual effect on an elderly store employee. Guest Starring: Claude Rains 135--Relative Value Wealthy Uncle Felix tries to convince his check-forging nephew to be patient and wait for his inheritance. His nephew, however, has other ideas. Guest Starring: Denholm Elliott 136--The Right Price An enterprising burglar makes an interesting proposal to a man whose house he is in the middle of ransacking. Guest Starring: Eddie Foy, Jr. 137--I'll Take Care of You A used-car salesman hatches a scheme to make one of his junkyard lemons a vehicle for murder. 138--The Avon Emeralds Scotland Yard is on the trail of a beautiful noblewoman plotting to swindle the English Treasury. 139--The Kind Waitress A hotel waitress discovers that she figures in the will of an elderly customer. She and her boyfriend decide to speed up the inheritance collection via poison. 140--Cheap Is Cheap Miserly Alexander Gifford looks for an economical way to dispose of his spendthrift wife. Guest Starring: Dennis Day 141--The Waxwork The spooky atmosphere of a wax museum proves fatal for a reporter spending the night on the premises. 142--The Impossible Dream The stage is set for trouble when an aging actor is blackmailed by one of his colleagues. Guest Starring: Franchot Tone, Mary Astor 143--Banquo's Chair A detective hires a woman to play a ghost to get a man to confess to a murder. However, when the real ghost shows up, everyone is shocked. 144--A Night with the Boys When a man loses his money in a poker game, he fakes his own mugging to get it back before his wife finds out. 145--Your Witness A lawyer's slick courtroom tactics prove to be his undoing. Guest Starring: Brian Keith 146--Human Interest Story A reporter interviews a man who may or may not be a Martian. Guest Starring: Steve McQueen, Arthur Hill 147--The Dusty Drawer When a man is shortchanged during a bank transaction, he vows not only to get his money back but also to get revenge on the clerk who defrauded him. Guest Starring: Dick York 148--A True Account (Description not available) 149--Touche' A man discovers that he cannot be convicted for engaging in a duel of honor and promptly challenges his wife's lover. 150--Invitation to an Accident The second husband of a beautiful woman may be responsible for her recent series of near-fatal accidents. Guest Starring: Joanna Moore, Gary Merrill 151--Arthur A man kills a woman to avoid marrying her. When the police admit defeat at finding the killer, the man sends them some food with a surprise special ingredient. 152--The Crystal Trench A young woman on her honeymoon loses her husband in a mountaineering accident. She mourns his death for twenty years, turning down all other opportunities for love. She discovers the true affections of her dead husband when his body is recovered from a glacier. 153--Appointment at Eleven Davy Logan awakens from a nightmare with the conviction that someone is going to die.

Episodes 173-237; "Hitchcock Hour"

173--Man from the South In a Las Vegas casino, two men addicted to gambling risk fingers and cars over the efficiency of a lighter. Guest Starring: Peter Lorre, Steve McQueen 185--The Schwartz-Metterklume Method A family takes in, and then fires, a governess who practices new and radical methods of education. But the governess is not exactly who they think she is. Guest Starring: Hermione Gingold 187--Escape to Sonoita Criminals leave two truck drivers and a young woman for dead in the Arizona desert. But the criminals turn on each other when faced by a shortage of drinking water. Guest Starring: Burt Reynolds 189--Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat A woman pawns a coat that her adulterous lover has given her in fear of getting caught by her husband. She is in for a surprise when she goes to visit her husband the next day at his office. Guest Starring: Audrey Meadows 190--The Doubtful Doctor A successful young executive recounts a strange experience to a psychiatrist. He feels that he has been transported back to a previous time in his life, yet things are not happening as they had happened. Guest Starring: Dick York, Gena Rowlands 195--Outlaw in Town A stranger who appears in a small town bears a likeness to a wanted criminal. This sets off a bidding war as to who gets to turn him in for the reward, and even helps turn around the economy of a depressed town. Guest Starring: Ricardo Montalban 207--The Landlady A young man comes to stay at a boarding house at a small English town run by a mysterious woman. Guests at the boarding house have a tendency to mysteriously disappear. 210--The Horseplayer Because the roof of a church is in need of repair, a Father asks one of his parishioners, a betting man, to wager for him. The parishioner does so with unsettling consequences. Guest Starring: Claude Rains 221--A Secret Life A middle-aged art dealer, bored with his marriage, feels a renewed interest for his wife when he suspects her of having an affair. Guest Starring: Ronald Howard 228--Bang! You're Dead A boy finds a loaded gun in the suitcase of his uncle. He then goes on a shopping spree, gun in hand, to the local supermarket. Guest Starring: Billy Mumy 230--Cop for a Day A veteran crook disguises himself as a cop to silence a witness. However, the disguise only makes him the victim of his trigger-happy comrade. Guest Starring: Walter Matthau 231--Keep Me Company A lonely wife pretends a crime was committed so that she can have the company of a policeman. However, her invitation leads to unforeseen consequences for her husband. Guest Starring: Anne Francis 237--The Right Kind of Medicine A cop killer is paranoid that he will be identified by people who see him. But his paranoia may lead to his downfall. Guest Starring: Robert Redford THE ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR 003--Night of the Owl A blackmailer terrorizes the foster parents of an adopted daughter in his efforts to collect ransom or reveal a terrible truth to the girl. Guest Starring: Brian Keith 009--The Black Curtain A victim of amnesia who undergoes another head trauma realizes that he is both a murderer wanted by the police as well as the target of another killer. Guest Starring: Directed by Sydney Pollack 013--Bonfire A determined revivalist preacher decides nothing - not even murder - will stand in his way of owning his own temple. Guest Starring: Peter Falk, Dina Merrill 018--A Tangled Web A wife fights with her deep love to recover her husband from his hopeless obsession to steal. Guest Starring: Robert Redford 035--Terror at Northfield A young librarian becomes concerned when she notices the disappearance of a young boy named Tom Cooley. Guest Starring: Dick York 037--Blood Bargain A professional killer is hired by a ruthless racketeer to kill a man suspected of stealing money. Guest Starring: Richard Kiley 043--How to Get Rid of Your Wife Following the death of his mother-in-law, an amiable man decides that he would also like to be rid of his shrewish wife. Guest Starring: Bob Newhart 052--Murder Case An American actor conspires with an old flame to kill her wealthy husband. Guest Starring: John Cassavettes 074--Memo from Purgatory A young writer goes to New York for the purpose of gathering material for a novel about juvenile delinquents. In order to learn more about his subjects, he changes his name and joins one of the neighborhood gangs in a slum section of Brooklyn. Guest Starring: James Caan, Walter Koenig 079--Thanatos Palace Hotel A hotel participates in an unusual service in death. Guest Starring: Angie Dickinson, Steven Hill 16801--I Saw the Whole Thing A formidable, but puzzling, amount of evidence is sworn to under oath against a hit-and-run driver when five witnesses, each viewing the accident, separately swear to the same, identical facts. Guest Starring: John Forsythe 25418--The Crimson Witness A man goes to drastic measures when he loses his job, his lover, and his mistress all in the same day. Guest Starring: Peter Lawford 25410--Return of the Verge Likens The son of a man who was killed by an unscrupulous politician avenges his father's death through a method for which he cannot be convicted. Guest Starring: Peter Fonda