Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Revenge

Season/ Episode: 1/ 1
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Francis Cockerell

Vera Miles plays a woman shaken by a near-murderous attack. A curious coincidence has her husband Ralph Meeker avenge the crime – before realizing he’s after a man with many faces.

Premonition

Season/ Episode: 1/ 2
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Harold Swanton

A sense of foreboding brings pianist Kim Stanger back to his father who hasn’t answered his letters in years. The reason is death, in a way that casts a rather unkind suspicion on Kim’s brother Perry.

Triggers in Leash

Season/ Episode: 1/ 3
Director: Don Medford
Writer: Dick Carr

The clock on the mantlepiece decides for whom the bell tolls. If roadhouse madam Maggie doesn’t interfere, it will be one of the cowboys who choose her place for a duel and some gallows humor.

Don’t Come Back Alive

Season/ Episode: 1/ 4
Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Robert Dennis

Too old to find work, too young for pension is the problem of Frank. His wife Mildred and he solve it with insurance fraud. Mildred plays dead, all works fine. Till Frank realizes he likes her that way.

Into Thin Air

Season/ Episode: 1/ 5
Director: Don Medford
Writer: Marian Cockrell

On their way back from India, Mrs. Winthorp and her daughter Diana check into a Parisian hotel. The next day Diana’s mother is nowhere to be found. Not even in the recollections of the hotel staff.

Salvage

Season/ Episode: 1/ 6
Director: Justus Addiss
Writer: Fed Freiberger, Dick Carr

Death comes as a friend to suicidal Lois and the name he bears is that of Gene Barry’s Dan. The ex-gangster is out on parol and out for Lois who gave him once up – as she now has given up on life.

Breakdown

Season/ Episode: 1/ 7
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Francis Cockrell, Louis Pollock

The masterful study of icy fear has Joseph Cotton disdain all signs of emotion, only to learn at his own figure that without a stirring of feeling one might as well be dead. Or be fatally mistaken so.

Our Cook’s a Treasure

Season/ Episode: 1/ 8
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Home cooking is upsetting the stomach of Everett Sloane’s Mr. Montgomery, since the happily married realtor engaged Mrs. Sutton as a cook. About as much as the killing spree of a poisoner.

The Long Shot

Season/ Episode: 1/ 9
Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Harold Swanton

A newspaper advertisement shows an unlucky gambler sees his last chance. First he pretends to be the Londoner an englishman looks for as travel companion, then he aims to prolong the charade.

The Case of Mr. Pelham

Season/ Episode: 1/ 10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Francis Cockrell

The biggest problem of Albert Pelham is Albert Pelham. To be more exact, the other man with his name and appearance: a sinister double intend to appropriates the life of Tom Ewell’s office worker.

Guilty Witness

Season/ Episode: 1/ 11
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

The Cranes endure the loud arguments of their neighbors who are customers in their store. Right there the wife wants to purchase a spacious box, just after the sudden disappearance of her husband.

Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid

Season/ Episode: 1/ 12
Director: Don Weis
Writer: Marian Cockrell

Christmas holds a special gift for Harold Sears. The ex-convict gets a job as Santa Claus in a department store he plans to rob. But the moral obligation of the assignment isn’t easy to shake off.

The Cheney Vase

Season/ Episode: 1/ 13
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert Blees

While he may have lost his job as museums curator, Mr. Endicott still has an eye for priceless art objects. One he spots with an elderly invalid who’d give her life to protect it – and might have to.

A Bullet for Baldwin

Season/ Episode: 1/ 14
Director: Jus Addiss
Writer: Eustace Cockrell, Francis Cockrell

Furious about loosing his job, investment banker Benjamin shoots his boss. Instead of going to jail the other day, he goes to the office. There the dead man appears as alive as always. And as nasty.

The Big Switch

Season/ Episode: 1/ 15
Director: Don Weis
Writer: Richard Carr

When his girlfriend quits him, Sam wants her to do so with this world. For a pretty penny he buys an alibi. But none so airtight his pal Al wouldn’t suspect something to tell his police colleagues.

You Got to Have Luck

Season/ Episode: 1/ 16
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Eustace Cockrell, Francis Cockrell

To John Cassavete’s jail breaker a remote farm seems the ideal place to hide, the woman living there the perfect hostage. Too late he comprehends the meaning of her strangely fixed look on his face.

The Older Sister

Season/ Episode: 1/ 17
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

„Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks.” Sensationalist reporter Nell wants to find out what’s in the rhyme: in an interview with the former accused, living at her sister’s place.

Shopping for Death

Season/ Episode: 1/ 18
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Ray Bradbury

Murderers are under the weather, is the shared opinion of retired insurance agents Mr. Fox and Mr. Shore. Their nagging neighbor seems a sure candidate they aim to save. But it’s just too hot a day.

The Derelicts

Season/ Episode: 1/ 19
Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Only a tramp witnessed Ralph murdering his business partner. Too bad he holds evidence he doesn’t intend to sell. In contrast to the belongings of Ralph who suddenly has an undesirable new flatmate.

And So Died Riabouchinska

Season/ Episode: 1/ 20
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Mel Dinelli

An inner voice tells Charles Bronson’s detective stage performer Mr. Fabian is involved in a murder. Little does he know Claude Rain’s ventriloquist also has an inner voice. One much more malicious.

Safe Conduct

Season/ Episode: 1/ 21
Director: Jus Addiss
Writer: Andrew Solt

Too late young Claire Trevor’s journalist sees the signs of the times when an athletics star from the USSR asks her to smuggle a watch. When she is caught in the act the tables are turned on her.

A Place of Shadows

Season/ Episode: 1/ 22
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

A wounded criminal finds shelter at a monastery. But not even this place is sacred to the man he once wronged and has come to seek revenge but finds himself instead contemplating its very sense.

Back for Christmas

Season/ Episode: 1/ 23
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Francis Cockrell

The wife of Herbert Carpenter thinks he’s building a wine cellar while in fact he is digging her grave. But harm set, harm get since a skeleton in the basement can be worse than one in the closet.

The Perfect Murder

Season/ Episode: 1/ 24
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Victor Wolfson

Aunt Rosalie is supposed to be dead after dinner which her nephews season with arsenic. Too bad that too many cooks spoil the broth and a good appetite for murder isn’t necessarily the best sauce.

There Was an Old Woman

Season/ Episode: 1/ 25
Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Marian Cockrell

Estelle Winwood is a rich lady hanging funeral wreaths on her door when mourning a member of her family. The latter exists only in her mind. Still, two distant relatives turn up for a strange visit.

Whodunit

Season/ Episode: 1/ 26
Director: Francis Cockrell
Writer: Francis Cockrell, Marian Cockrell

Mr. Arlington is a man with a long murder record, if only in literary terms. After falling himself victim to a murder, the crime author deplores the single unsolved case – and gets another shot at it.

Help Wanted

Season/ Episode: 1/ 27
Director: Robert C. Dennis
Writer: James Neilson

In need of money, Mr. Crabtree agrees to personally deliver a special letter for a Mr. X. It contains as suicide note Mr. Crabtree is to give the victim. But not only the postman always rings twice…

Portrait of Jocelyn

Season/ Episode: 1/ 28
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Harold Swanton

On a painting in a gallery Mark Halliday recognizes his deceased wife. The portrait shows her just as she was in life before he ended it with his own hands – and is of a paradoxically recent date.

The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby

Season/ Episode: 1/ 29
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Victor Wolfson, Robert C. Dennis

Antics dealer Mr. Appelby is so fond of his goods he hardly wants to let them go. Much different he feels about his miserly wife. A forced fall ends her life but old habits die harder than certain people.

Never Again

Season/ Episode: 1/ 30
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Gwen Bagni, Irwin Gielgud, Stirling Silliphant

After one drink too many at a cocktail party, alcoholic Karen awakes at a hospital. As tags of memory come back to her she realizes she might have not only popped the corks but her boyfriend.

The Gentleman from America

Season/ Episode: 1/ 31
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Francis Cockrell

A match, a candle and a revolver are the weapons in Howard’s fight. His enemy is the fear of ghost he scoffed at in front of two englishmen. The bet they challenge him to has its own haunting quality.

The Baby Sitter

Season/ Episode: 1/ 32
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Sarett Rudley

The murder of her employer Mrs. Nash is the most exiting for drab Lottie. The fancy the chatty babysitter takes to the sensation brings her more attention then she sought: from the murderer.

The Belfry

Season/ Episode: 1/ 33
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Because his beloved is engaged to someone else, Clint closes in for the kill against his competitor.
The ax blow is effective, as seems his hideout. But in the end it is Clint for whom the bell tolls.

The Hidden Thing

Season/ Episode: 1/ 34
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: James Cavanagh

The life of Edward’s fiancee is wiped away in an accident, just like his memory of the license plate of the hit-and-run driver. Can a stranger help him find his memory, despite having lost his own?

Legacy

Season/ Episode: 1/ 35
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Gina Kaus, Andrew Solt

Her husband has lost interest in Irene, in contrast to a glib aristocrat she meets on a holiday. The gold digger vows to kill himself for love of her and keeps his promise. Rather unintentionally.

Mink

Season/ Episode: 1/ 36
Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Irwin Gielgud, Gwen Bagni

A touch of mink surrounds Paula after she underhandedly buys a fur coat. The bargain costs her dearly when it is identified as stolen goods. As the proverb says: Don’t sell the fur before shooting…

Decoy

Season/ Episode: 1/ 37
Director: Arnold Lavan
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Pianist Gil has an ear for sheet music and an eye on married singer Mona. As he goes to brace her abusive husband he walks into a murder scene: one that is re-arranged to pin the crime on him.

The Creeper

Season/ Episode: 1/ 38
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: James Cavanagh

Two women have fallen victim to a killer who targets blondes alone at home. Ellen knows she fits his profile and is intend to lock danger out. Her safety measures, however, hold risks on their own.

Momentum

Season/ Episode: 1/ 39
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Francis Cockrell

Never do things by halves! This Dick learns after hastily consenting to a salary cut. His wife sends him to annul the settlement. During the second talk with his boss Dick is more forceful – and fatal.

Wet Saturday

Season/ Episode: 2/ 1
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Marian Cockrell, John Collier

Two things are more than dear tom Mr. Princey: his daughter and the respectability of the family name. Since the formers murder of her teacher endangers the latter, he is out to find a scapegoat.

Fog Closing In

Season/ Episode: 2/ 2
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: James Cavanagh

Emotionally unstable Mary is afraid: of the escaped mental patient said to roam the area, but even more of her loneliness. So she opens the door to a nightly visitor to escape at least one of the two.

De Mortuis

Season/ Episode: 2/ 3
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Francis Cockrell

The friends of Clarence are all too well aware of his wife’s cheating. They also mean it all too well with him and tell him so. All too soon, it turns out, but on the other hand better late than never.

Kill with Kindness

Season/ Episode: 2/ 4
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: A. J. Russell

Others want to get rid of a corpse after a crime, Mr. and Mrs. Oldman, however, are in need of one. They pick out a bum to arrange an insurance fraud but end up burning a bit more than their fingers.

None Are So Blind

Season/ Episode: 2/ 5
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: James Cavanagh

One day aunt Muriel simply went too far with – well, everything. So her nephew Seymour killed her, to not be caught in the perfect disguise. A plan so clever it would be a shame to keep it secret.

Toby

Season/ Episode: 2/ 6
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Victor Wolfson

Jessica Tandy gives a spooky turn as a spinster committed to nurse her dead sister’s little one. An old suitor from her youth has to learn bitterly she is only kindled to her personal kind of puppy love.

Alibi Me

Season/ Episode: 2/ 7
Director: Jules Bricken
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

After shooting his old rival Georgie, gangster Chick Chandler’s gangster is in dire need of an alibi. Bad for him he is also a skinflint who makes one cheap shot too many and has to pay dear for it.

Conversation Over a Corpse

Season/ Episode: 2/ 8
Director: Jules Bricken
Writer: Marian Cockrell, Norman Daniels

Cissie Enright and her sister are of one mind about killing slick land broker Mr. Brenner. However, the “How?” is still to be discussed. But only over the dead body of their victim that’s not quite done.

Crack of Doom

Season/ Episode: 2/ 9
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

In flashback former gambling addict Mason Bridges recounts a nerve-wrecking round of poker. The stakes are higher than Mason can afford and his fate literally in his hand – which is a pretty bad one.

Jonathan

Season/ Episode: 2/ 10
Director: John Meredyth Lucas
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Sterling Silliphant

Death by poisoning! Old Mr. Dalliford is gone and his son Gil is convinced the culprit is his detested stepmother. In a curious twist of fate he learns his own hate that poisoned the family life.

The Better Bargain

Season/ Episode: 2/ 11
Director: Richard Daugherty
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Crime boss Mr. Koster made his young wife his sole heir but now that she is cheating on him he rather invests 20.000 in a hitman. Little does he know that his wife isn’t the only one unfaithful.

The Rose Garden

Season/ Episode: 2/ 12
Director: Francis Cockrell
Writer: Marian B. Cockrell

The secluded estate editor Mr. Vinton visits is a murder scene, though only in the manuscript of writer Miss Julia. Driven by the authenticity of the crime story, Vinton starts to dig: for a corpse.

Mr. Blanchard’s Secret

Season/ Episode: 2/ 13
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Sarett Rudley

Babs Fenton has a knack for murder mysteries which she pictures them not only in her novels but taking place right next door. Where has Mr. Blanchard’s wife gone? In the big bag he disposed of?

John Brown’s Body

Season/ Episode: 2/ 14
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

John Brown’s wife and his business partner consider him obsolete, like the furniture patterns of his company. They shelve John in a mental institution but the business they go back to isn’t as usual.

Crackpot

Season/ Episode: 2/ 15
Director: John Meredyth Lucas
Writer: Martin Berkeley

A young couple’s honeymoon seems to break down with their car. Enter Mr. Moon who saves the day – just before ruining it with his bugginess. As they meet again at a hotel the romance is gone.

Nightmare in 4-D

Season/ Episode: 2/ 16
Director: Jus Addiss
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

What a horrible dream that made plain Harry Parker accomplice of a pretty neighbor in a curious murder case! One that proves true when he finds a corpse in his cellar and himself prime suspect.

My Brother, Richard

Season/ Episode: 2/ 17
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Sarett Rudley

To secure his brother Martin’s election to district attorney, Richard kills the opponent. To be double sure, he wants to sit out the trial and execution of a wrong suspect. With Martin’s wife as hostage.

The Manacled

Season/ Episode: 2/ 18
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

Convict Steve is on his way to San Quentin but would rather go free. The key to his wish lies in the hands of Sergeant Rockwell who’s morals seem merely dead freight. But that can be hard to shift.

A Bottle of Wine

Season/ Episode: 2/ 19
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

In vino veritas. That is the opinion of Mr. Condon who wants to prove his wife that her beau Wallace is a bouncer. His claims to have poisoned Wallace pushes his buttons in a dangerous way.

Malice Domestic

Season/ Episode: 2/ 20
Director: John Meredyth Lucas
Writer: Victor Wolfson

Carl feels sick as a dog since moving with his wife. The Great Dane he is sitting is suspicious of his temporary new wifey and that the doctor finds arsenic in Carl’s blood seems to prove the beast true.

Number Twenty-Two

Season/ Episode: 2/ 21
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Joel Murcott

Kid’s stuff, that’s as what Rip Torn’s juvenile delinquent puts off his first crime. His opinion changes as he learns that his robbery of a candy store with a toy gun took a fatal turn: not just for the victim.

The End of Indian Summer

Season/ Episode: 2/ 22
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: James Cavanagh

Either Gladys Cooper’s Mrs. Gillespie is dogged by bad luck or the elderly lady put fate in the right way: for the two husbands who’s deaths each brought her a sum. And an equal-minded third spouse.

One for the Road

Season/ Episode: 2/ 23
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

When hearing her husband cheated her with the neighbor, Marcia spikes the sugar dose in the other woman’s home with poison. Unluckily she is not the only one having developed a taste for murder.

The Cream of the Jest

Season/ Episode: 2/ 24
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Sarett Rudley

Claude Rains’s alcoholic actor is so badly in need of a role he blackmails a producer. His victim thinks him so convincing that he gives him even a stage part: requiring one literally final rehearsal.

I Killed the Count: Part I + II + II

Season/ Episode: 2/ 25 + 26 + 27
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Francis M. Cockrell

The three-act play forces inspector Davidson to turn his investigation methods upside down. Several suspects are pleading guilty for the murder of count Mattoni but just one can take the trophy home.

One More Mile to Go

Season/ Episode: 2/ 28
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: James P. Cavanagh

Again and again Mr. Jacoby is stopped by a motorcycle cop who won’t tolerate his driving with a broken taillight. Coincidentally, Jacoby’s worst offense this day wasn’t against traffic regulations.

Vicious Circle

Season/ Episode: 2/ 29
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Manny works as a hitman for a mobster. When Manny’s girlfriend threatens to go to the police, his boss orders him to kill her. Manny is easy with switching his preferences – as are others around him.

The Three Dreams of Mr. Findlater

Season/ Episode: 2/ 30
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Francis M. Cockrell

Each time he falls asleep Ernest Findlater meets a haunting beauty on a south sea island and the two of them making plans for the future: a future without Mrs. Findlater whom they intend to murder…

The Night the World Ended

Season/ Episode: 2/ 31
Director: Jus Addiss
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Three hours he Johnny’s left with, so the disturbed vagabond believes. Then the end of the world will come, his drinking buddy has convinced Johnny. A cruel jest with unforeseen consequences.

The Hands of Mr. Ottermole

Season/ Episode: 2/ 32
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Frncis M. Cockrell

“Greensleeves” echoes through the London’s streets and when then fog lifts another victim is found. Second at the crime scene is always a young reporter who is closer to the strangler than he knows.

A Man Greatly Beloved

Season/ Episode: 2/ 33
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Sarett Rudley

Little Hildegard is a most observant little girl. Indeed, she sees through the adamant facade of Judge Anderson. The elderly man of the law is long dead and his murderous impostor quite the opposite.

Martha Mason, Movie Star

Season/ Episode: 2/ 34
Director: Jus Addiss
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Mabel boasts her likeness to movie star Martha Mason. Though she is the only one able to see the similarity, apart from her henpecked husband. He involuntarily makes her famous in her own right.

The West Warlock Time Capsule

Season/ Episode: 2/ 35
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: James P. Cavanaugh

Skilled taxidermist George Tiffany is honored by his home town with the special job of stuffing the local mascot. But first there is the body of George’s annoying brother-in-law to be taken care of.

Father and Son

Season/ Episode: 2/ 36
Director: Jus Addiss
Writer: George F. Salvin

No matter how much money worn pawnbroker Mr. Saunders gives his son Sam, he always demands more. As he is once rebuked he turns to his father’s old friend. A man unjustly wanted by the police.

The Indestructible Mr. Weems

Season/ Episode: 2/ 37
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Because the friends of sickly Mr. Weems invested in a graveyard they offer him 50 bucks a week if he buys a lot. None of them gave him much time but the condemned live longer. Too long for some.

A Little Sleep

Season/ Episode: 2/ 38
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

A little thrill is what spoiled Barbie is after. Her uncle’s cabin is the place for it. There she hits upon fugitive Benny who strangled his girlfriend. At least that is his brother’s version of the twisted story.

The Dangerous People

Season/ Episode: 2/ 39
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Francis M. Cockrell

Late at night two passengers wait in a dejected train station. News of an escaped lunatic turn the situation in a disingenuous game of paranoid as each suspects the other one might not be quite sane.

The Glass Eye

Season/ Episode: 3/ 1
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

Jessica Tandy plays a withered beauty who falls in love with a stage artist. After sending him a flattering photo she is granted a private audience where she has to reveal her real face. Just like him.

The Mail Order Prophet

Season/ Episode: 3/ 2
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Future earnings announce themselves via mail to Ronald Grimes. Author of the letters is a self-proclaimed clairvoyant who’s predictions never fail. Counting on them Ronald ups the stakes.

The Perfect Crime

Season/ Episode: 3/ 3
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

On his trophy shelf Vincent Price‘ smug detective reserves a spot for the perfect crime, one he is not able to solve. Forced to realize he is in fact on the criminal side, he opts to establish his own record.

Heart of Gold

Season/ Episode: 3/ 4
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: James P. Cavanagh

Released from jail, Jackie is welcomed with open arms by relatives. Those of a fellow inmate who puts him in a special family plot. The ruse shows Jackie humanity from its best side – and its worst.

Silent Witness

Season/ Episode: 3/ 5
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Married college professor Mason ends a liaison with a student with murder. The infant she is sitting at the time doesn’t bother him. Unlike him, the baby seems brashly bothered and intend to testify.

Reward to Finder

Season/ Episode: 3/ 6
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Frank Gabrielson

Finder will be rewarded. In case he returns what he found. In the case of Carl Garminsky it is a purse with money he’d rather spend himself. Worse, his wife’s flimsy honesty isn’t the best policy.

Enough Rope for Two

Season/ Episode: 3/ 7
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Joel Murcott

100.000 dollar are waiting in a mine shaft in the desert for their finder. Will it be thug John, who buried it? Or Maxie and Madge who catch him underway to his loot and their conjoint doom.

The Last Request

Season/ Episode: 3/ 8
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Joel Murcott

Before his execution Gerald makes a confession. His witness is the typewriter on which he writes a letter, convicting himself of manslaughter and the many other crimes for which he never was tried.

The Young One

Season/ Episode: 3/ 9
Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Sarett Rudley

To escape the stifling small town life in her aunt’s home, young Janice would do anything: marry invite strange man home, call the police, push auntie down the stairs. Just maybe not in that order.

The Diplomatic Corpse

Season/ Episode: 3/ 10
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

A trip to Mexico becomes the last for Janet’s mother who dies of old age. No cause for sadness to the heiress and her man who head home to collect. But holding on to a corpse is not quite so easy.

The Deadly

Season/ Episode: 3/ 11
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Voluntarily produced pipe bursts aren’t the only dirty business of the shady whom plumber Margot Brenner lets in her home. Other than his former victims the housewife, too, resources to foul means.

Miss Paisley’s Cat

Season/ Episode: 3/ 12
Director: Justus Addiss
Writer: Marian B. Cockrell

Stanley is dead. So is the mean Mr. Rinditch who didn’t appreciate Stanley’s visits of Mrs. Paisley’s cherished cat and did away with it. Without planning on the quittance of Stanley’s unstable owner.

Night of the Execution

Season/ Episode: 3/ 13
Director: Justus Addiss
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

District attorney Mr. Hingle pursuits crime purely in regard of his career prospects. After fiercely fighting in court against a man proclaiming his innocence, Hingle sees his own judgement near.

The Percentage

Season/ Episode: 3/ 14
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

All is fair in love and war. The latter saw Pete save the life of his army buddy Eddie who is now returned to pay off his debt. The former has Eddie fall for Pete’s wife and a heinous way of payback.

Together

Season/ Episode: 3/ 15
Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Work parties hold a terror of their own. Especially for Tony who is urged by his secret affair to get a divorce. Instead he opts for murder, just to realize there’s is no way out of his predicament: literally.

Sylvia

Season/ Episode: 3/ 16
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: James P. Cavanaugh

Sylvia’s father would do anything to make his daughter happy. Except letting her live her own life. Spurned by her great love she decides to end it. And if not hers, than that of the man who ruined it.

The Motive

Season/ Episode: 3/ 17
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Rose Simon Kohn

No crime without motive. For sure none getting a conviction. This crime fan Tommy knows from his detective stories. His lecture is a little outdated, though, just like his plans for the perfect murder.

Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty

Season/ Episode: 3/ 18
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Marian B. Cockrell

On a Paris trip, dotty Millicent Bracegirlde gets into the wrong hotel room. The guest she meets there doesn’t mind since he’s sleeping like a corpse. And the one who sang his lullaby is still around.

The Equalizer

Season/ Episode: 3/ 19
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Greatness is no question of size. Weedy Eldon demonstrates this to his sturdy competitor. His confronting seducer of his wife occurs on a high place but is leveled by the small man’s revolver.

On the Nose

Season/ Episode: 3/ 20
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Irving Elman

To pay off gambling debts housewife Fran makes an attempt at shoplifting. The store detective who catches her has his own criminal intentions. But Fran is too much a player to let him win that easily.

Guest for Breakfast

Season/ Episode: 3/ 21
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Guess who’s coming to dinner: a wanted murderer who takes Jordan and his wife Eve as hostages. They are at their wit’s end but good council never comes too late. Not even for the estranged couple.

The Return of the Hero

Season/ Episode: 3/ 22
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

Marcel lost a leg in the Algerian war to safe his friend Andre’s life. Longing to get back on his way home, engaged Andre unforeseen gets into a predicament of the heart that harbors its own dangers.

The Right Kind of House

Season/ Episode: 3/ 23
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Jeanette Nolan’s bereaved mother is particularly attached to the house her son died in. Now she’s put the property up for sale but only to attract the one buyer who knows its dark secret as well as she.

The Foghorn

Season/ Episode: 3/ 24
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Frank Gabrielson

Barbara Bel Geddes plays a woman blinded by love for smug Allen for whom she revoked her engagement and fog engulfing them on a cruise. As she sees clear again, she faces a horrible truth.

Flight to the East

Season/ Episode: 3/ 25
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Joel Murcott

Stories of guilt are more exciting to the readership than of innocence. Newspaper hack Ted learns this when reporting about an Arabian accused of murder. And again when put in court himself.

Bull in a China Shop

Season/ Episode: 3/ 26
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Sarett Rudley

Four old ladies invite the nice young man next door who is also a detective. At their place he is introduced to a recent case of arsenic poisoning. Accident or a murderous game of cat-and-mouse?

Disappearing Trick

Season/ Episode: 3/ 27
Director: Kathleen Hite
Writer: Arthur Hiller

Walter is a player, on the tennis court and with women. In the pretty widow he visits for a bookie he’s found his match. Laura is is neither grieving nor a real widow – thought that day may come.

Lamb to the Slaughter

Season/ Episode: 3/ 28
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Roald Dahl

Coldly the husband of devoted housewife Mary tells her how he is fed up with her, before meeting something colder: the leg of lamb reserved for dinner. A last meal is just right to serve up the police.

Fatal Figures

Season/ Episode: 3/ 29
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Harold aims to get to the top of his class which is of murderous nature. Singled out as his first victim is his sister whom he does away with. In a way too clever for the police – and his own good.

Death Sentence

Season/ Episode: 3/ 30
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Joel Murcott

Overanxious Norman seems to have lost interest in his wife Paula. As it happens the opposite is true for the paranoiac. His worries veil a murderous drive fuel by his greatest fear: being left by his love.

The Festive Season

Season/ Episode: 3/ 31
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: James P. Cavanaugh

Charity begins at home, believes family attorney John. Therefor he goes to console siblings Charlie and Celia during Christmas. On this occasion the two each prepare for the other an unholy present.

Listen, Listen…!

Season/ Episode: 3/ 32
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

No one heeds Mr. Johnson’s warnings, least the police, assured they caught the infamous Stocking Killer. Was the last murder that of a copy cat killer who is still on the loose and hungry for more?

Post Mortem

Season/ Episode: 3/ 33
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Judy’s first husband is dead and buried. Unfortunately with a winning sweepstake ticket still in his pocket. To collect she has to dig up the past what alerts her callous second husband. And the police.

The Crocodile Case

Season/ Episode: 3/ 34
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

More than for her late husband Phyllis grieves for an expensive crocodile case he carried with him. That was, when being murdered by her lover who now starts to realize the high cost of materialism.

A Dip in the Pool

Season/ Episode: 3/ 35
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Roald Dahl

Gambler Botibol is in deep water. First he took part in a bet on the cruising speed of the ocean liner he is on. Second he concocted a plot to slow down the ship that’s a dead cinch. And a watery grave.

The Safe Place

Season/ Episode: 3/ 36
Director: James Neilson
Writer: Michael Hogan

George is a man used to cash, be it at his bank job or at the gambling table. From the latter he recognizes a customer whom he pays out a large sum. One he collects later himself after a murder.

The Canary Sedan

Season/ Episode: 3/ 37
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

The wheel of time spins in a ghostly way in the sedan that fetches Jessica Tandy’s disenchanted Laura for a trip. Instead of visiting her husband she takes a journey into the past: of a dead woman.

The Impromptu Murder

Season/ Episode: 3/ 38
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Francis M. Cockrell

Still waters run deep. But sometimes not deep enough to hide the crimes dumped in them. One of those is an old enemy of Henry Daw. While he is affluent with money, the body is also afloat again.

Little White Frock

Season/ Episode: 3/ 39
Director: Stirling Silliphant
Writer: Herschel Daugherty

Having invited theater producer Longsworth to dinner, stage veteran Colin and his wife reveal a great romance – as well as great cunning. Entrusting him with not with a secret, but their talent.

Poison

Season/ Episode: 4/ 1
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Roald Dahl

Joseph Cotton is a man bound to his bed by a poisonous snake hurdled up on his belly. His pal tries to sedate it but acts all too rashly: not for the reptile but his friend who is of equally toxic humor.

Don’t Interrupt

Season/ Episode: 4/ 2
Director: Sidney Carroll
Writer: Robert Stevens

Kids can be as bad as natural meteorological disasters. Definitely in the case of little Johnny. He’s as troublesome as the blizzard his parents are caught up in on a train ride. And of even colder nature.

The Jokester

Season/ Episode: 4/ 3
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Robert Arthur

Mr. Bradley laughs himself to death when someone falls for his pranks. Like old mortuary Pop for whom he poses as a corpse. When they meet again, Bradley could truly laugh himself to death.

The Crooked Road

Season/ Episode: 4/ 4
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: William Fay, Alex Gaby

Highway cop Chandler follows the laws of his redneck town when pulling over a young couple. Their attempts to settle the false charges only leads to more charges. The last of them for Chandler.

The $2,000,000 Defense

Season/ Episode: 4/ 5
Director: Norman lloyd
Writer: William Fay, Harold Q. Masur

Young Leslie Nielsen plays Mr. Ashley, cleared for the titular sum of a murder charge by a lawyer much too found of Ashley’s wife. When Ashley finds out he quickly forgets about his penal record.

Design for Loving

Season/ Episode: 4/ 6
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Ray Bradbury

Charles is jealous on the man of whom his neglected wife grows fonder and fonder. Paradoxically, the other one is also him: a robot built in his‘ image with one tiny deviation: he has more feelings.

Man with a Problem

Season/ Episode: 4/ 7
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Joel Murcott

Ready to join his wife who committed suicide, Carl stands on the ledge of an apartment building. A police officer tries to save him, unaware that on the brink of death Carl is looking out for revenge.

Safety for the Witness

Season/ Episode: 4/ 8
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: William Fay

Gangster are the best customers of gun smith Mr. Jones. Unhappily, they are also speak up rather violently as Jones becomes a witness. Rather than being silenced he keeps silent: to let’s guns talk.

Murder Me Twice

Season/ Episode: 4/ 9
Director: David Swift
Writer: Irving Elman

Hundred years ago Dora Evans stabbed her husband. Hypnotized at a party, Lucy repeats the crime up to the murder. In court she again has to undergo hypnosis. How they say? Third time unlucky.

Tea Time

Season/ Episode: 4/ 10
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Kathleen Hite

Till death do them part Iris wants to stay with her husband Oliver. From Iris‘ point of view it might also be death keeping them together: the death of Oliver’s lover whom she serves a cup of poison.

And the Desert Shall Blossom

Season/ Episode: 4/ 11
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Not only the desert is hostile to life. Two recluses who live there and want to stay obtain a last adjournment from the officer come to displace them. During the deadline murderous ideas thrive.

Mrs. Herman and Mrs. Fenimore

Season/ Episode: 4/ 12
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Robert C. Dennis

Unsuccessful actress Mrs. Fenimore is the dream cast for the part of a murder accomplice. The play is to be acted out in on her neighbor’s rich uncle. Just the fee isn’t what Mrs. Fenimore wished for.

Six People, No Music

Season/ Episode: 4/ 13
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Richard Berg

Undertaker Arthur is to spare neither trouble nor expenses for Mr. Barryvale’s funeral. So wishes the family. The dying man, meanwhile, asks of Arthur a modest ceremony. But even death is a business.

The Morning After

Season/ Episode: 4/ 14
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Rose Simon Kohn

Jeanette Nolan turns devious as a mother who’d kill to get rid of her daughter’s lover. Comfortably, she doesn’t have to. The married man takes murder in his own hands. The rest is up to the police.

A Personal Matter

Season/ Episode: 4/ 15
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Joel Murcott

Police investigator Bret has cornered the murder of a building contractor. However, while working undercover he learned about the victim’s corruption and the culprit’s noble esteem of human life.

Out There – Darkness

Season/ Episode: 4/ 16
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

The money rich Miss Fox pays liftboy Eddie for walking her poodle won’t help his money troubles. Asking for a loan doesn’t bring him anything, either: except years in prison and hunger for revenge.

Total Loss

Season/ Episode: 4/ 17
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Robert Lees

Plagued by financial problems, Jan is quickly burns for the insurance fraud which Ralph Meeker’s voluble deliverer proposes her. Then the amateur arsonist burns his fingers – and a good deal more.

The Last Dark Step

Season/ Episode: 4/ 18
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: William Fay

Caught between the woman he lis engaged to and the one who pays his expenses, Ben decides for murder. Unluckily, he’s neither the first of them with the idea, nor the first to go through with it.

The Morning of the Bride

Season/ Episode: 4/ 19
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Kathleen Hite

Mother knows best and Philip regularly comes up with an excuse to not introduce his fiancee Helen to her. After the wedding the bride is intend to see the woman she never met. Like no one else ever.

The Diamond Necklace

Season/ Episode: 4/ 20
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Sarett Rudley

Claude Rain’s aged shop clerk highly values is the jewelry store for which generations of his family worked. A love of precious stones certainly runs in his family. Though in different implementations.

Relative Value

Season/ Episode: 4/ 21
Director: Paul Almond
Writer: Francis M. Cockrell

John is to inherit a great sum of money as soon as his wealthy uncle dies. His impatience, however, becomes the better of him and he stages a little suicide. Not the only one that is to hit the family.

The Right Price

Season/ Episode: 4/ 22
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Mort and Jocelyn are a couple with one shared aim: to get rid of the other. A burglar breaking into their house seems to Mort the ideal accomplice. If Jocelyn just wouldn’t have had the same thought.

I’ll Take Care of You

Season/ Episode: 4/ 23
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: William Fay

Overrun with money troubles, John runs over his squandering wife. Thanks to his mechanic all runs smoothly. But John isn’t the only one with a demanding wife and has to pay, if in a different manner.

The Avon Emeralds

Season/ Episode: 4/ 24
Director: Bretaigne Windust
Writer: William Fay

The best way to get her diamond necklace out of the country to sell it, is to smuggle it, thinks Lady Avon. Roger Moore is an investigator close on her case, while his interest is not purely professional.

The Kind Waitress

Season/ Episode: 4/ 25
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: William O’Farrell

Old Mrs. Mannerheim mentions friendly waitress Thelma in her will. When Thelma gets scent of the tip in store for her, she plans to collect it in advance: with her boyfriend’s the murderous help.

Cheap Is Cheap

Season/ Episode: 4/ 26
Director: Bretiagne Windust
Writer: Albert E. Lewin

Mr. Gifford detests his wife but even more the costs of a divorce. Hitman don’t work cheap, so he sees no other way than to kill her himself. But there is no such thing as a free death. Or is there?

The Waxwork

Season/ Episode: 4/ 27
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Casey Robinson

Newspaper hack Raymond spends a night in a wax museum to write a story. The inspiration he gets becomes more lively than he expected as an historic killer seems intend to claim still new victims.

The Impossible Dream

Season/ Episode: 4/ 28
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Meade Roberts

The only one still devoted to down-at-heel actor Oliver Matthews is his secretary. He desperately wants to get rid of her, as much as from his ex-wife who now blackmails him. Murder is at hand.

Banquo’s Chair

Season/ Episode: 4/ 29
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Rupert Croft_Cooke

Something is rotten about the alibi of John Bedford. So suspects inspector Brent who wants to extricate a confession from him. The spirits that he cites prove more efficient than a paid actress.

A Night with the Boys

Season/ Episode: 4/ 30
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Because he lost eighty dollars at a game of poker, Irving plays in front of his wife the victim of a mugging. As the police present him a suspect he settles with a curious compensation of his losses.

Your Witness

Season/ Episode: 4/ 31
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Helen Nielsen

Lawyer Mr. Shawn turns a blind eye on the hit-an-run-driving of his client. Since the sole witness is dependent on glasses, he wins the case. What escapes him is that his wife sees right through him.

Human Interest Story

Season/ Episode: 4/ 32
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Frederic Brown

Inebriated Howard elaborates in front of sceptic reporter Everett – that’s Steve McQueen – how he was a martian sent to earth and having lost his fellow aliens. Well, both of them have made a find.

The Dusty Drawer

Season/ Episode: 4/ 33
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Henry Muheim

Mr. Tritt is convinced he has been cheated of 200 dollars by his neighbor Mr. Logan. The latter works as a bank which Mr. Tritt pays regular visits, all part of a plot that ends up in a drawer.

A True Account (aka Curtains for Me)

Season/ Episode: 4/ 34
Director: Leonard Horn
Writer: Rupert Croft-Cooke

Jane Greer is a nurse suspecting murder in the quirky tale of love and proof. Without the second her rich husband won’t be convicted for killing his first wife. Like she would go free for murdering him.

Touché

Season/ Episode: 4/ 35
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Bryce Walton

Bill is resolute to end to his wife’s habitual cheating by shooting her most recent lover. To not be tried he takes advantage of an old law regarding honorable duels – without reading it thoroughly.

Invitation to an Accident

Season/ Episode: 4/ 36
Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Wade Miller

With charmer Albert the ladies easily take the bait. As one of his conquests is nearly murdered, he suspects her covetous ex-husband. On a fishing trip he wants to clear the matter on his own hook.

Arthur

Season/ Episode: 5/ 1
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: James Allardice

Seeing his girlfriend returns after a year of absence, poultry farmer Arthur decides to have her disappear forever. Soon the police turns up but Arthur is no chicken, just a man who feeds his well.

The Crystal Trench

Season/ Episode: 5/ 2
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: James Allardice

Forty years Stella has been waiting for her husband who is lying frozen on a glacier. The day Stella can see his perfectly preserved body shows her a different picture than expected: of another woman.

Appointment at Eleven

Season/ Episode: 5/ 3
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Evan Hunter

Someone has to die. Norman feels it, though neither the strange woman at the, nor the seaman, nor the barkeeper believe his words. Those are finally prove true: by the death notice of another Logan.

Coyote Moon

Season/ Episode: 5/ 4
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Harold Swanton

Nothing is so hard as man’s ingratitude. This Mr. Pitkin learns after taking along three hitchhikers in his car. They robs him, but their victim also doesn’t hesitate to commit a crime to exact his revenge.

No Pain

Season/ Episode: 5/ 5
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: William Fay

Dave breathes by iron lung which he fears might be unplugged by his wife. She’s too interested in a man named Arnold. In reality, though, it is Arnold who has an eye on her – at the behest of Dave.

Anniversary Gift

Season/ Episode: 5/ 6
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Harold Swanton

To escape the clutches of his wife and her pet zoo, Hermie gives her an exotic birthday present. The snake proves satisfactory aggressive but bites him rather than her. Hermie’s scared to death: literally.

Dry Run

Season/ Episode: 5/ 7
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

To impress his boss Mr. Barbossa, Vincent Vaughn’s gangster embarks on killing Walter Matthau’s Mr. Moran. A crime veteran himself, Moran teaches the would-be-hitman a lesson about loyalty.

The Blessington Method

Season/ Episode: 5/ 8
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Stanley Ellen

In the near future – that is the eighties – Mr. Buns gives his seasoned mother-in-law in the hands of the Society of Gerontology. The lethal assistance she gets there might one they also await him.

Dead Weight

Season/ Episode: 5/ 9
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Jerry Sohl

Joseph Cotton is cheating husband, out with his affair on lover’s lane. After killing a thug who tried to rob them he argues it was selfdefense. Bad surprise: his wife had an eye on him: a private eye.

Special Delivery

Season/ Episode: 5/ 10
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Ray Bradbury

The mushrooms little Tommy receives per mail leave a sour note for his father. As they grow, so grows his suspicion they might be the device of an alien invasion: one already started in his home.

Road Hog

Season/ Episode: 5/ 11
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

Sunday driver Ed doesn’t allow Raymond Massey’s farmer to overtake him, thereby preventing him from getting his son to hospital in time. The bereaved father now paves for Ed the path of revenge.

Specialty of the House

Season/ Episode: 5/ 12
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Victor Wolfson, Bernard C. Schoenfeld

The titular dish is just after the taste of gourmet Mr. Laffer. Unfortunately, his restaurant club serves it only at chosen occasions. Like the death of life members who are honored in a truly tasteful way.

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Season/ Episode: 5/ 13
Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Harold Swanton

This version of the classic tale has James Coburn facing death by hanging. The robe rips and he takes a desperate run for life. But the escape he sees before his very eyes is only a mental picture.

Graduating Class

Season/ Episode: 5/ 14
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Stirling Silliphant

Miss Siddons promises her student Gloria to stay quiet about the girl’s secret marriage. In front of Gloria’s mother she keeps her word; with her neighbor Ben she is much more trusting. Too much.

Man from the South

Season/ Episode: 5/ 15
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: William Fay

Peter Lorre is the soft-spoken title character who talks Steve McQueen’s broken gambler into a diabolical bet. At stake are a luxurious convertible and a little finger. And the winner takes it all.

The Ikon of Elijah

Season/ Episode: 5/ 16
Director: Paul Almond
Writer: Norah Perez, Victor Wolfson

An antics dealer has his eyes set on a valuable icon and murders a monk of the monastery it is kept in. Caught by the others he pleads for forgiveness which he’s granted: for the time of his last prayer.

The Cure

Season/ Episode: 5/ 17
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Michael Pertwee

After a thwarted murder attempt, the wife of explorer Jeff pretends it was a fever pitch. Jeff has his servant Luiz take her to a native shrink to cure her. The remedy, though, quite affects her head.

Backwards, Turn Backwards

Season/ Episode: 5/ 18
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Charles Beaumont

Mechanic Mr. Thompson is suspected of clubbing to death the man his daughter Sue had an affair with. The children’s cries which heard in the night of the murder prove a vital clue: to madness.

Not the Running Type

Season/ Episode: 5/ 19
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Jerry Sohl

After robbing 200.00 dollars from a bank, Milton Potter has no interest to run and hide. The only interest he has is in the bank accumulates in the accounts where he safely deposited the stolen bills.

The Day of the Bullet

Season/ Episode: 5/ 20
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

The death of his childhood friend Iggy reminds downright Clete of the events that made young Iggy go to the bad: the bad such as mobster Mr. Rose whom he reported to the police in the first place.

Hitch Hike

Season/ Episode: 5/ 21
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Since his niece had a run-in with the law, Mr. Underhill scents a juvenile delinquent anywhere. Even in his car, as he flippantly picked up a hitchhiker. But crime sometimes pays, even for him.

Across the Threshold

Season/ Episode: 5/ 22
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Charlotte Armstrong

All the riches of old Mrs. Winter cant console her over her death of her husband. He is waiting for her in the hereafter, so her greedy son puts in her mind which soon plots suicide: a collective one.

Craig’s Will

Season/ Episode: 5/ 23
Director: Gene Reynolds
Writer: Albert E. Lewin, Burt Styler

His rich uncle’s death leaves Thomas the sole heir: of his uncle’s dog Caspar to whom the fortune goes. Next in line, Thomas plot and his girlfriend plot to shorten Caspar’s life and get a hitman.

Madame Mystery

Season/ Episode: 5/ 24
Director: John Brahm
Writer: William Fay

Death becomes screen star Betsy Blake who’s drowning becomes the perfect campaign for her latest film. To keep the box office up her publicity agent takes drastic steps as Betsy suddenly reappears.

The Little Man Who Was There

Season/ Episode: 5/ 25
Director: George Stevens, Jr.
Writer: Gordon Russell, Larry Ward

Strength doesn’t have to be brute force. This is proved by the feeble stranger who challenges two miners in a bar. Something about him is quite hypnotic as the others experience in a physical way.

Mother, May I Go Out to Swim?

Season/ Episode: 5/ 26
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: James P. Cavanagh

William Shatner plays mamma’s boy John who is married to the wrong woman. So is the conviction of his mother whom the couple plans to kill. If John only was sure who is the woman of his life…

The Cuckoo Clock

Season/ Episode: 5/ 27
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Robert Bloch

News of an escaped lunatic can’t keep Ida away from her remote cottage. When a woman turns up, Ida invites her in but then grows suspicious. Is she dangerous? Or the creepy guy sneaking outside?
Forty Detectives Later

Season/ Episode: 5/ 28
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Henry Selsar

Private eye William Tyre succeeds where 40 detectives before him have failed: finding the murderer of his employer’s wife. Little does he know his target was once hired by the same man – as a killer.

The Hero

Season/ Episode: 5/ 29
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

On a cruising ship Mr. Musgrave meets his former business partner Mr. Keyser. An uncomfortable reunion, for Musgrave who presumed the other dead: murdered by him who is now feeling remorse.

Insomnia

Season/ Episode: 5/ 30
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Henry Selsar

After his wife died in a fire, Charles is left plagued by insomnia. His brother-in-law blames him for the tragedy and won’t shut up until Charles silences him. Finally he can lie down and rest: for good.

I Can Take Care of Myself

Season/ Episode: 5/ 31
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Thomas Grant

Nightclub pianist Bert is thrown out of his rhythm by mobster Little Dandy who hits upon his singer Georgia. When offered a life insurance he refuses but Georgia’s death makes him change his tune.

One Grave Too Many

Season/ Episode: 5/ 32
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Eli Jerome

The sudden death of a passerby makes the penniless Joe Helmer an unofficial heir. Remorse follows swiftly as he finds besides the bank notes in the stranger’s purloined wallet one about his catalepsy.

Party Line

Season/ Episode: 5/ 33
Director: Hilton A. Green
Writer: Eli Jerome

Not long ago Helen talked herself into trouble with her then-neighbor Mr. Miller. His wife died because Helen refused to get off a party line she now shares with to equally callous chatterboxes.

Cell 227

Season/ Episode: 5/ 34
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Bill S: Ballinger

On death row, innocent Herbert has nothing to lose. Except his temper that joking warden Pops tries. Killing Pops turns out a brief triumph for Herbert who learns fate also has gallows humor.

The Schartz-Metterklume Method

Season/ Episode: 5/ 35
Director: Richard Dunlap
Writer: Marian B. Cockrell

The titular technique is one of education, administered by the Wellington’s new nanny. Her unusual tutelage leaves the children running wild and their parents bewildered. Lesson: learning never stops

Letter of Credit

Season/ Episode: 5/ 36
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Helen Nielsen

Mr. Spengler’s bank secrecy weights 200.00 dollar. Robbed by bank president Spengler himself. Then he had an innocent take the blame, now he wants to buy his freedom with blood money.

Escape to Sonoita

Season/ Episode: 5/ 37
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

Burt Reynolds gets stranded in the desert as a trucker robbed of his vehicle. The men he and his brother mean to help turn out to be kidnappers who turn up the heat on them. As well as themselves.

Hooked

Season/ Episode: 5/ 38
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Thomas Grant

On a fishing trip while camping Ray gets hooked on the daughter of the camp site’s owner. Before they can be together there is Ray’s wife to get rid of. She, meanwhile, has made a catch of her own.

Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel’s Coat

Season/ Episode: 6/ 1
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Halsted Welles

To cloak her affair with a rich colonel, Mrs. Bixby pawns the mink coat he gave her. When sending her husband with the allegedly found ticket to retrieve the present, she finds out he, too, is a giver.

The Doubtful Doctor

Season/ Episode: 6/ 2
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Jerry Sohl

Lost, Ralph consults a shrink about his story: After a quarrel with his wife he dreamed himself back in his boyhood. There he literally got his feet wet and chose reality. But which world is reality?

A Very Moral Theft

Season/ Episode: 6/ 3
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Allan Gordon

Out of love for her broke suitor Harry, played by Walther Matthau, Hellen embezzles 8.000 dollars. Realizing the hazard she is in, Harry takes an even greater risk and ends up paying the highest price.

The Contest for Aaron Gold

Season/ Episode: 6/ 4
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: William Fay

At a summer camp, Sydney Pollack’s art teacher takes his assignment in a clay modeling class too serious. When his advice about hero models is disregarded, he himself improves – for the worse.

The Five-Forty-Eight

Season/ Episode: 6/ 5
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Charlotte Armstrong

Cowardly boss Mr. Blake once ended an affair with his secretary Miss Dent for fear of being caught by his wife. By now he has forgotten about the matter. But Miss Dent and her revolver have not.

Pen Pal

Season/ Episode: 6/ 7
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Hilary Murray

Police warn Margaret about a possible visit from escaped convict Rod Collins. The reason for his attempt are the love letters written to him by Margaret’s young niece. Or so Rod believes they were.

Outlaw in Town

Season/ Episode: 6/ 8
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Michael Fessier

A saloon is entered by a man named Lorca. The patrons recognize his face as that of a wanted man. To decide who is to collect the bounty they hold a raffle. But Lorca is no one to lose his head easily.

O Youth and Beauty!

Season/ Episode: 6/ 9
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Halsted Welles

Cash Bentley’s first name is pure irony of fate. The aging hurdle champion is both lacking financial and physical resources. A last attempt to run away from his fate fatally reminds him his race is run.

The Money

Season/ Episode: 6/ 10
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Henry Slesar

Mr. Bregornick’s business is as shady as that of his unfaithful new bookie Larry. When the old man reminds him he was friends with his father, Larry has a change of heart: however, not for the better.

Sybilla

Season/ Episode: 6/ 11
Director: Ida Lupino
Writer: Charlotte Armstrong
Sybilla has her death it in black and white: written down as a murder plot in her husband Horace‘ diary. To protect herself she sends a copy to her lawyer. Now it is Horace fearing for her life.

The Man with Two Faces

Season/ Episode: 6/ 12
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Henry Slesar

Having been recently robbed, Alice Wagner turns to the Criminal Records Office. Looking through rogue’s gallery, she is doesn’t recognize the thief but the face of a close connection: her son-in-law.

The Baby-Blue Expression

Season/ Episode: 6/ 13
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Helen Nielsen

Officer worker Philip has fallen for the titular expression on the face of his employer’s spoiled wife. When figuring out a plot to murder her husband he omits how true to life her naïve look actually is.

The Man Who Found the Money

Season/ Episode: 6/ 14
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Allan Gordon

In Las Vegas Will turned out a loser, but on the street he is a finder: of a money clip he brings to the police. The officer accuses him of theft, the owner however has a special kind of finder’s reward.

The Changing Heart

Season/ Episode: 6/ 15
Director: Robert Florey
Writer: Robert Bloch

To have an old watch repaired, Dane visits the shop of Mr. Klemm. Soon he returns, fascinated by the old man’s skill and even more of his sickly daughter; who’s heart also goes like a Swiss watch.

Summer Shade

Season/ Episode: 6/ 16
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Harold Swanton

After moving to Salem, the Kendalls are glad their daughter Kate finally makes friends with another girl. Joy turns to terror when they start to believe that “Letty” is a rather spooky kind of companion.

A Crime for Mothers

Season/ Episode: 6/ 17
Director: Ida Lupino
Writer: Henry Slesar

Claire Trevor’s destitute mother turns to kidnapping to get the daughter for whom she lost custody. What she actually wants is ransom money not the child: a child she couldn’t even pick in a crowd.

The Last Escape

Season/ Episode: 6/ 18
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Henry Slesar

Escapologist Joe Ferlini aims for fame with a stunt that has him locked in a trunk and lowered into a river. His wife’s murder plot he can’t elude, but Joe’s bag of tricks isn’t empty, yet – just his coffin.

The Greatest Monster of Them All

Season/ Episode: 6/ 19
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Robert Bloch

Faded horror star Ernst Von Croft hopes for a comeback when signing for a teenager flick. The results abhors him but in the end the producer and the director are the ones to get a taste of terror.

The Landlady

Season/ Episode: 6/ 20
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Robert Bloch

Billy is without a place to stay in an English village where several travelers went missing. Luckily, a quirky but kind old lady has still a free room for him, as well as a special cup of homemade tea…

The Throwback

Season/ Episode: 6/ 21
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Henry Slesar

When Cyril fiends out his girlfriend is seeing someone else, he confronts the rival. This older man prizes himself of his notions of honor, challenging Cyril to a duel: not one of weapons but of wits.

The Kiss-Off

Season/ Episode: 6/ 22
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Talmage Powell

Rip Torn plays an ex convict who served time for a robbery he didn’t commit. His day may come as he catches up on criminal business and that unsolved one with the detective who once arrested him.

The Horse Player

Season/ Episode: 6/ 23
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Henry Slesar

Since visiting a church service of Claude Rains‘ Pater, horse-racing bettor Mr. Sheridan puts not only his faith in God but his money. With profitable results that throw the Pater off his moral track.

Incident in a Small Jail

Season/ Episode: 6/ 24
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Henry Slesar

Right after coming into town, Leon Gorwald ends up in a provincial prison for a petty defense. Less harmless is the suspected crime of his fellow inmate – and the lynching the local folks are keen on.

A Woman’s Help

Season/ Episode: 6/ 25
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Henry Slesar

Arnold’s quarrelsome wife is close to her death; not close enough for the taste of her pretty nurse and Arnold who are having an affair. Their plot is overheard and a new nurse becomes the remedy.

Museum Piece

Season/ Episode: 6/ 26
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Harold Swanton

Mr. Hollister is the curator of an eccentric relic collection to which he adds a new sample when occasion calls. As does the detective who investigates the abnormal young age of a certain exhibit.

Coming, Mama

Season/ Episode: 6/ 27
Director: George Stevens, Jr.
Writer: James P. Cavanagh

Faced with the choice between her domineering mother and her fiancee, Lucy manages with a lethal dose of sleeping pills. Afterwards her mother rests in peace, while the couple still aren’t given any.

Deathmate

Season/ Episode: 6/ 28
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

To be free of her cruel husband, Lisa contrives a murder scheme with her lover Ben. He, however, is out to double-cross Lisa and confronts him on his own. The deadly outcome affects gets right pair.

Gratitude

Season/ Episode: 6/ 29
Director: Allan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: William Fay

Peter Falk plays a gangster boss Meyer Fine scared of death. Rather than suffer it form the hands of his enemies he turns to his faithful henchman with a question that might be fatal for both of them.

The Pearl Necklace

Season/ Episode: 6/ 30
Director: Don Weis
Writer: Lou Shaw, Peggy Shaw

It’s for love that Charlotte marries her terminally ill boss; love to her boyfriend who pushes her towards the money match. The health of her husband remains stable but not Charlotte’s feelings.

You Can’t Trust a Man

Season/ Episode: 6/ 31
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Helen Nielsen

Once Crystal’s husband Tony went to prison for a crime she committed. After his release and return she has plotted to get rid of him for good. But family ties aren’t as easily cut as the thread of life.

The Gloating Place

Season/ Episode: 6/ 32
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Robert Bloch

Local celebrity Susan claims to have been attacked by a strangler. In fact the masked man exists only in her mind. There soon thrives the idea of murder to maintain the fame she’s obsessed with.

Self Defense

Season/ Episode: 6/ 33
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: John T. Kelley

Quick like a shot Gerald is after a young robber. While the kid’s gun isn’t eve loaded, his is and he doesn’t hesitate to kill. The police let him go home. But there already waits the victim’s mother…

A Secret Life

Season/ Episode: 6/ 34
Director: Don Weis
Writer: Jerry Sohl

James hires a private eye in the hope of finding some reason to divorce his tiresome wife. The detective’s discoveries turn out just to be the romantic excitement that was lacking the relationship.

Servant Problem

Season/ Episode: 6/ 35
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Henry Slesar

Failed by the caterer for an important party, Kerwin has his secretary prepare something. When his estranged wife turns up unexpectedly, he has her take the praise as cook – before disposing of her.

Coming Home

Season/ Episode: 6/ 36
Director: Alf Kjellin
Writer: Henry Slesar

Harry spent 20 years in jail for robbery and after his release lets himself rob by a young girl in a bar. At home he finds out what goes for crime goes sometimes also for money: it stays in the family.

Final Arrangements

Season/ Episode: 6/ 37
Director: Gordon Hessler
Writer: Robert Arthur

Even more venomous than the drug that Leonard purchased is his bedridden wife. To be free of her the long-suffering husband takes all preparation, even ordering a coffin – that he didn’t pick for her.

Make My Death Bed

Season/ Episode: 6/ 38
Director: Arthur Hiller
Writer: Henry A. Cogge

Bish Darby is a man with many affairs and equally many enemies. His cheated wife Jackie, his former pal Ken and his lover Elise all have an interest in his death. Unluckily it’s not a shared one.

Ambition

Season/ Episode: 6/ 39
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Joel Murcott

Leslie Nielsen plays district attorney Cox, caught between vocational ambition and his conscience. In war his life was saved by a man who is now a mobster – and demands that Cox return the favor.

The Hatbox

Season/ Episode: 7/ 1
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Henry Slesar

Professor Jarvis has little sympathy for his student Perry who was found out cheating. In exchange Perry snoops around in the life of Mr. Jarvis who’s wife shortly disappeared without a trace – nearly.

Bang! You’re Dead

Season/ Episode: 7/ 2
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Harold Swanton

Six-year-old Jackie is armed and dangerous. The boy played by “Twilight Zone”s Bill Mumy has taken his uncle’s loaded revolver which he mistakes for a toy and starts playing with life and death.

Maria

Season/ Episode: 7/ 3
Director: Boris Sagal
Writer: John Collier

In a state of drunkenness carny Leo purchased a chimpanzee with artistic abilities. The ape reveals herself as a small-grown woman. She wants the married Leo to be more than her stage partner.

Cop for a Day

Season/ Episode: 7/ 4
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Henry Slesar

In the name of the law bank robber Phil approaches the witness of a murder he and his accomplice committed. The police uniform Phil wears as disguise is dead sure. More than he could ever wish.

Keep Me Company

Season/ Episode: 7/ 5
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Henry Slesar

While her husband is on late shift, Julia pines alone at home for company. A burglar would be as welcome to her as the police she calls with no real reason. So her second call isn’t taken seriously.

Beta Delta Gamma

Season/ Episode: 7/ 6
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Calvin Clements, Sr.

A beach house where some frat boys have a drunken party becomes the site of a bizarre prank. One of the guys is made to believe he unconsciously murdered a pal. All works out – a little too well.

You Can’t Be a Little Girl All Your Life

Season/ Episode: 7/ 7
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Helen Nielsen

Having once been attacked at home by an intruder with black gloves, Julie doesn’t feel safe at home anymore. Her fear might be more justified than her tmanipulative husband wants others to think.

The Old Pro

Season/ Episode: 7/ 8
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Calvin Clements, Sr.

To his wife Loretta Frank Burns is a respectable citizen. To the underworld he is a skilled hitman who still knows his trade – and hardly hesitates to use it to do away with a would-be blackmailer.

I Spy

Season/ Episode: 7/ 9
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: John Collier

For quite some time Captain Morgan suspects his wife of cheating. To be sure he puts a private eye on her heels. The detective in turn puts his heart on her while collecting evidence: for love’s sake.

Services Rendered

Season/ Episode: 7/ 10
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Richard Levinson, William Link

Memory loss brings a young man to Dr. Mannick who succeeds in helping his patient: a hitman with a murder assignment that leads him again in the doctor’s office. This time to fulfill his contract.

The Right Kind of Medicine

Season/ Episode: 7/ 11
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Henry Slesar

More than his injuries from a crime aches Robert Redford’s burglar fear of having been recognized in a pharmacy where he buys painkillers. So he makes a fatal mistake. Just like the druggist did.

A Jury of Her Peers

Season/ Episode: 7/ 12
Director: Robert Florey
Writer: James P. Cavanagh

After the death of her husband, shy Millie Wright is arrested under suspicion of murder but released for lack of evidence. Her two neighbors play detective and find the guilty one where least expected.

The Silk Petticoat

Season/ Episode: 7/ 13
Director: John Newland
Writer: Norman Ginsbury, Halsted Welles

After marring widower Humphrey, Elisa suspects more and more there was another woman. Indeed there is: her predecessor who didn’t loose her life but her mind due to her sadistic husbands torture.

Bad Actor

Season/ Episode: 7/ 14
Director: John Newland
Writer: Robert Bloch

Alcoholic actor Bart takes the rehearsal for a murder part a little too seriously, killing his competitor for the role in his apartment. In front of the police he puts on all his mimic skill – which isn’t much.

The Door Without a Key

Season/ Episode: 7/ 15
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Writer: Irving Elman

Claude Rains and Bill Mumy meet during an unusual night shift in a police station. The one is a little boy looking for a way home, the other as an old man looking for a way out of his loneliness.

The Case of M. J. H.

Season/ Episode: 7/ 16
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Henry Slesar

Blackmailer Jimmy charms the secretary of a psychiatrist into allowing access to the medical files. From those he picks his next victim who turns out a special case. A case that snaps Jimmy’s neck.

The Faith of Aaron Menefee

Season/ Episode: 7/ 17
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Ray Bradbury

Mechanic Aaron joins the road show of faith healer Jones, attrackted to the latter’s daughter. Jones opposes their love, accusing him to lack faith. Aaron choses a test that is life-threatening: for Jones.

The Woman Who Wanted to Live

Season/ Episode: 7/ 18
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Bryce Walton

Cold-blooded killer Ray, played by Charles Bronson, plans to shoot his hostage Nita just like he shot a gas station clerk in front of her. She persuades him to let her live: plotting a deadly revenge.

Strange Miracle

Season/ Episode: 7/ 19
Director: Norman Lloyd
Writer: Halsted Welles

Wheelchair.-bound Pedro only plays handicapped to fleece his insurance but now feels like walking again. He visits a holy shrine, intend to fake a wonder. Instead he sees a real one; but not for him.

The Test

Season/ Episode: 7/ 20
Director: Boris Sagal
Writer: Henry Slesar

Attorney Vernon is asked by Mr. Marino to defend his son accused of murder. While the jury gives the teenager the benefit of the doubt, Vernon doesn’t. His hunt for truth lies literally on a knife-edge.

Burglar Proof

Season/ Episode: 7/ 21
Director: John Newland
Writer: Henry Slesar

To sell an unpickable safe, adman Mr. Fell arranges for a publicity stunt with safe cracker Sammy. The latter meanwhile gave up his old profession but sees a welcome chance to try out his new one.

The Big Score

Season/ Episode: 7/ 22
Director: Boris Sagal
Writer: Bryce Walton

Dora wants a bit more than what she earns babysitting for wealthy Mr. Fellows. With tow friends she robs the place while he is out. Just not long enough for them to finish – so they finish him off.

Profit-Sharing Plan

Season/ Episode: 7/ 23
Director: Bernard Girard
Writer: Richard Levinson, William Link

After 20 years of work, Miles is pensioned off with a pencil set. His wife tells him he deserves more so he robs the office safe: to spent it with his affair. But his wife won’t be fobbed off herself, either.
Apex

Season/ Episode: 7/ 24
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: John T. Kelley

Clarke wants to separate from his wife but not the company she owns. His lover Margo suggests murder and can’t wait until its done. Single-handedly she hastens the killing – of the wrong person.

The Last Remains

Season/ Episode: 7/ 25
Director: Leonard Horn
Writer: Henry Slesar

Mr. Foley murdered his business partner and doesn’t intend to splurge on the funeral. Much to the dismay of the undertaker who looks closer at the corpse and finds a solid argument for a pay rise.

Ten O’Clock Tiger

Season/ Episode: 7/ 26
Director: Bernard Girard
Writer: William Fay

Spurred by the doping agents of a shady dealer and his manager, over-the-hill boxer Soldier Fresno fights his way to the title bout. Given an overdose, he suddenly starts battling his real adversaries.

Act of Faith

Season/ Episode: 7/ 27
Director: Bernard Girard
Writer: Eric Ambler

Eminent author Ralston Temple is implored by penniless writer Alan to sponsor his literary debut. Convinced by the first chapters, Temple signs: a contract that costs him as much nerves as money.

The Kerry Blue

Season/ Episode: 7/ 28
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Henry Slesar

Ned is furious about his wife who he looks upon as a murderess: of his beloved dog Annie. Therefor he contrives a fatal plot that gives him and Annie a happy end. Though, not quite as he had planned.

The Matched Pearl

Season/ Episode: 7/ 29
Director: Bernard Girard
Writer: Henry Slesar

Jeweler DuBois makes a lucrative sale with a black pearl, commissioned by pearl dealer McCabe. When the buyer wants another, DuBois plans to cheat McCabe – as he foolishly did the first time.

What Frightened You, Fred

Season/ Episode: 7/ 30
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Joel Murcott

On his first day of parole hitman Fred is in jail again. Warden Bragen is positive Fred is just afraid of life outside and he gives him an office job. Fred, though, has already returned to his old business.

Most Likely to Succeed

Season/ Episode: 7/ 31
Director: Richard Whorf
Writer: Henry Slesar

Back in college Dave was voted number one success candidate. Now he has to look for a job with the business of class mate Stanley. The latter agrees to teach Dave a lesson – but gets one himself.

Victim Four

Season/ Episode: 7/ 32
Director: Paul Henreid
Writer: Tamage Paul

The honeymoon of Madeline and Joe takes a dark turn when they first have an accident and later run into her ex Ralph. Joe suspects he is the killer stalking the area. But death lurks much closer.

The Opportunity

Season/ Episode: 7/ 33
Director: Robert Florey
Writer: Henry Slesar, Bryce Walton

If all their shared possessions are gone, then his wife Lena will follow, Paul speculates. He stages a burglary that leaves him only with his life. When Lena returns she wonders why not take it as well?

The Twelve Hour Caper

Season/ Episode: 7/ 34
Director: John Newland
Writer: Harold Swanton

To get even with his slavedriver of a boss, cashier Herbert and two colleagues devise a plan to steal bearer bonds. They hide the documents in the trash bin but it’s not them who make a clean sweep.

The Children of Alda Nuova

Season/ Episode: 7/ 35
Director: Robert Florey
Writer: Robert Wallstens

Drug peddler Frankie is a guy who’s squalor is abysmal. Just like the pit in an italian village that a fellow american shows him. Frankie awaits a long drop down: pushed by a touch of retribution.

First Class Honeymoon

Season/ Episode: 7/ 36
Director: Don Weis
Writer: Henry Slesar

Mr. Gibson counts the cost of being divorced. Rather than paying alimony for his ex-wife he pays a pal to take care of her: by marriage. The wedding he sponsors turns out not to be the one he thought.

The Big Kick

Season/ Episode: 7/ 37
Director: Alan Crosland, Jr.
Writer: Robert Bloch

Burnt-out beatniks Mitch and Judy come up with a plan to fleece the older Ken who has an eye on Judy and their lifestyle for money. They will find out the quirky Ken is indeed a guy to kill all joy.

Where Beauty Lies

Season/ Episode: 7/ 38
Director: Robert Florey
Writer: James P. Cavanagh

Beauty is only skin deep. This superficial actor Paul learns after an accident leaves him horribly scarred. Only his housekeeper and lover whom he cheated stays at his side. Just as she had planned.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Season/ Episode: 7/ 39
Director: Joseph Leytis
Writer: Robert Bloch

Carny magician Mr. Sardini takes in runaway Hugo as assistant. The boy is challenged mentally as well as by Sardini’s scheming wife who plans to use Hugo to have her husband disappear for good.