The BEST episodes directed by Herschel Daugherty

The Dusty Drawer
star
9.13
9 votes

#1 - The Dusty Drawer

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 33

When a local bank clerk cheats him out of $200, a man takes extreme measures to get back his money.

Nothing Ever Happens in Linvale
star
9.00
15 votes

#2 - Nothing Ever Happens in Linvale

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 2 - Episode 6

Mrs. Logan calls Sheriff Ben Wister when she begins to believe that her neighbor Harry Jarvis killed his wife and buried her in his back yard. She notes that Harry has been acting strangely. He has been digging in the yard all night and has been drinkinf beer all day. She also notes that Mrs. Jarvis's annoying little dog has also gone missing. When the police interview him, Harry claims that his wife left him for another man. He also claims that his wife left her dog with him and that it died after an illness. The sheriff is unconvinced by Harry's explanation and gets a search warrant to dig up his back yard. When the police start digging they find a dead dog and believe Harry's story. Later, Harry visits Mrs. Logan who is in fact his secret lover. Harry did kill his wife and he and Mrs. Logan bury Mrs. Jarvis's body where the dog was once buried. They think that the police would never bother to check the dog's grave again. All goes according to plan until Sheriff Wister returns and te

Deathwatch
star
8.93
46 votes

#3 - Deathwatch

Hawaii Five-O - Season 1 - Episode 13

McGarrett must protect a protect a mob underboss so he is able to testify against his superior, Joe Matsukino. However, Matsukino has many tricks up his sleeve to silence his former colleague permanently.

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The Backshooter
star
8.50
6 votes

#4 - The Backshooter

Rawhide - Season 7 - Episode 9

Sam Jefferson aids Rowdy after his horse takes a spill. Sam is a wanted man. He asks Rowdy to turn him in and give the $5000 to his wife.

The Confession
star
8.28
51 votes

#5 - The Confession

Mission: Impossible - Season 1 - Episode 22

Andreas Solowiechek, a member of a Communist trade delegation, is arrested after assassinating a U.S. Senator, Townsend. Townsend's backer, McMillan, is rallying his supporters for the U.S. to break off all trade talks with the Russians. It is believed Solowiechek wasn't working on the orders of his government, so the IMF team have to break him. Rollin becomes the assassin's cellmate, and arranges to be handcuffed to him. Rollin then fakes an escape, and threatens to kill Solowiechek. The assassin promises that his backer can Rollin money. Meanwhile, Dan has pretended to be an artist and got into McMillan's house, leaving a camera behind hidden in his art box. Rollin and Solowiechek confront McMillan, and the latter admits that he arranged for Townsend to be killed so as to become a martyr to his cause, unaware that his words are being transmitted on national TV.

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Horse of a Slightly Different Color
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8.21
18 votes

#6 - Horse of a Slightly Different Color

Banacek - Season 2 - Episode 5

Banacek must figure out how a $5 million racehorse was switched for another during its morning workout.

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The Big Kahuna
star
8.00
5 votes

#7 - The Big Kahuna

Hawaii Five-O - Season 1 - Episode 25

Sam Kalakua, a distant cousin of Kono, is being frightened into an early grave by an fake apparition of a Hawaiian god created by his nephew, who wants to sell the estate to a land merchant.

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Exodus 21.22
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8.00
44 votes

#8 - Exodus 21.22

Gunsmoke - Season 14 - Episode 26

A friend of Matt's, a former lawman arrives in Dodge to kill the men responsible for his wife's death.

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Yesterday Died and Tomorrow Won't Be Born
star
7.91
67 votes

#9 - Yesterday Died and Tomorrow Won't Be Born

Hawaii Five-O - Season 1 - Episode 12

When McGarrett is shot and badly wounded on a beachside jog, Danno and the team must work feverishly to find the culprit and prevent him from committing any more murders.

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Botulism
star
7.91
86 votes

#10 - Botulism

Emergency! - Season 1 - Episode 2

John plots his revenge after being the repeated target of practical jokes. Dixie is worried about a student nurse, whose performances are affected by Dr. Brackett's personality. A man breaks his back falling off a tower. A woman fakes an illness. Dr. Early's stethoscope becomes lodged in his ear. A man brought into the hospital from a movie set is the first indication of an outbreak of botulism. Roy and John rescue a boy trapped in a collapsed building.

The Star Juror
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7.69
12 votes

#11 - The Star Juror

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 1 - Episode 24

George Davies is mild mannered store-keeper who makes a pass on the town floozie. When she rejects him, he accidentally kills her. Unfortunately, the girl's boyfriend is arrested for the crime and put on trial. When George is appointed to the jury for the case, he finds a way to get the boy off without having to confess his own guilt. George manages to get the boy off, but the decision enrages the townspeople who boycott George's store and treat him like an outcast. The townspeople also hound the boy, who commits suicide because he cannot convince anyone that he is not a murderer. Eventually George confesses his crime to the police, but they refuse to believe him. They think he has suffered a nervous breakdown because of the harrassment and the boy's suicide.

Josh
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7.67
3 votes

#12 - Josh

Rawhide - Season 7 - Episode 15

Seventy year old Josh Breeden's pride won't let him admit he's too old to be a drover. He blames Favor for all his problems.

The Tigers are Coming Affair
star
7.63
8 votes

#13 - The Tigers are Coming Affair

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. - Season 2 - Episode 8

Solo and Illya go to India to help Suzanne de Serre, a French botanist trying to find out why the jungle is dying and local natives are disappearing. Prince Panat and Drusilla Davina, along with Colonel Quillon, are systematically using a chemical to destroy the jungle and kidnapping natives to work in the jewel mines for the prince.

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Strangers In Our Own Land
star
7.60
110 votes

#14 - Strangers In Our Own Land

Hawaii Five-O - Season 1 - Episode 4

Five-O probes into the death of an official who was instrumental in the development of the islands, and discovers a tangled web of lies and deception.

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The Peeping Blonde
star
7.59
26 votes

#15 - The Peeping Blonde

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 11

When Steve jumps a 12 foot fence to fix a malfunctioning space capsule, a newswoman happens to get it on film. After her boss sees the footage he attempts to kidnap Steve so he can sell him to a foreign country.

The Peeping Blonde
star
7.59
26 votes

#16 - The Peeping Blonde

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 11

When Steve jumps a 12 foot fence to fix a malfunctioning space capsule, a newswoman happens to get it on film. After her boss sees the footage he attempts to kidnap Steve so he can sell him to a foreign country.

The Peeping Blonde
star
7.59
26 votes

#17 - The Peeping Blonde

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 11

When Steve jumps a 12 foot fence to fix a malfunctioning space capsule, a newswoman happens to get it on film. After her boss sees the footage he attempts to kidnap Steve so he can sell him to a foreign country.

The Peeping Blonde
star
7.59
26 votes

#18 - The Peeping Blonde

The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 - Episode 11

When Steve jumps a 12 foot fence to fix a malfunctioning space capsule, a newswoman happens to get it on film. After her boss sees the footage he attempts to kidnap Steve so he can sell him to a foreign country.

No Blue Skies
star
7.58
19 votes

#19 - No Blue Skies

Hawaii Five-O - Season 1 - Episode 10

When a singer, Joey Rand, finds that his career doesn't pay well enough, he turns to cat burglary. However he doesn't reckon on Hawaii Five-O.

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A Home Away from Home
star
7.53
17 votes

#20 - A Home Away from Home

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 2 - Episode 1

The mentally ill Dr. Fenwick is a supporter of the therapeutic value of role-playing in psychiatry. He kills the head of the sanatarium where he is a patient and assumes the man's identity. He locks doctors and nurses in the attic and gives their responsibilities to other patients. Things run rather smoothly until Natalie Rivers, the neice of the now dead head of the sanatarium, arrives for a visit. Since she has never seen her uncle before Fenwick is able to trick her into thinking that he is her uncle. Natalie discovers her real uncle's body and, not knowing who he is, asks Fenwick to call the police. He pretends to call the police and a patient pretending to be a detective shows up to look things over. Eventually Natalie discovers the staff locked in the attic. Fenwick tries to prevent her from telling anyone, but he is stopped by the police. It seems that the patient playing the detective became so immersed in the role that he thought it was his profesional duty to inform the autho

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Murder for Murder
star
7.50
2 votes

#21 - Murder for Murder

Cannon - Season 2 - Episode 18

Cannon is hired to prevent a vengeful teacher from killing the two men he blames for his daughter's death.

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Operation -- Annihilate!
star
7.35
944 votes

#22 - Operation -- Annihilate!

Star Trek - Season 1 - Episode 29

Kirk and the Enterprise must combat parasitic aliens.

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The Creeper
star
7.33
100 votes

#23 - The Creeper

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 38

A serial killer known as "the strangler" terrorizes a New York neighborhood.

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The Morning After
star
7.32
46 votes

#24 - The Morning After

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 14

Motherly love knows no bounds when a woman decides to get revenge on the married man who has been dating her daughter.

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The Better Bargain
star
7.25
67 votes

#25 - The Better Bargain

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 11

Furious at his cheating wife, a mobster hires a hit man to kill her. But the plan turns complicated when he overlooks some loose ends.

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Mother, May I Go Out to Swim?
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7.20
42 votes

#26 - Mother, May I Go Out to Swim?

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 26

What begins as a mother-son vacation soon becomes a trip to agony when he falls in love with a girl who is determined to share his affections ... and will do anything to get rid of her nemesis.

The Diamond Necklace
star
7.18
47 votes

#27 - The Diamond Necklace

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 20

During his last week of work before retirement, the longtime employee of a jewelry store serves an unusual client.

The Door Without a Key
star
7.16
37 votes

#28 - The Door Without a Key

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 15

Two lonely people, one an old man suffering amnesia, the other a young, lost boy, find they have more in common that they realize when meeting at the police station.

A Bottle of Wine
star
7.13
53 votes

#29 - A Bottle of Wine

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 19

A wealthy older man confronts the young, handsome suitor (Horton) that his wife is leaving him for.

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Town of Terror
star
7.12
78 votes

#30 - Town of Terror

The Time Tunnel - Season 1 - Episode 30

The guys arrive in a brick basement on the North Atlantic coast in 1978. It has advanced electrical equipment, and they are attacked by an overalled man. He collapses dead, then gets up and disappears in a cloud of smoke. They go upstairs and are paralyzed by an alien-android disguised as an old woman. The aliens are preparing to steal Earth's oxygen. The Project staff execute a lateral transfer and free the guys. They escape to a seemingly empty town surrounded by a force field and filled with paralyzed townspeople. A young couple, Paul and Joan, find the guys and tell them about the oxygen-stealing plot. Meanwhile the alien androids infiltrate the Project base, seal it off, and start sucking out the oxygen through the Tunnel itself. The guys must destroy the operation at their end. They fight off the androids and use explosives to blow up the alien HQ.

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The Bring 'Em Back Alive Raid
star
7.11
9 votes

#31 - The Bring 'Em Back Alive Raid

The Rat Patrol - Season 1 - Episode 26

Troy raids German HQ and kidnaps Dr. Schneidermann. At the same time Moffitt, Tully and Hitch are captured by Captain Dietrich. Dietrich reveals that Troy is carrying a vial of deadly radium. He urges Moffitt to divulge Troy's destination, bargaining the Patrols' unconditional freedom for the return of Schneidermann. Moffitt, disbelieving the radium story, keeps quiet. However Troy is carrying the fatal vessel. The three Patrollers escape and trail Troy back to the rendezvous, with Dietrich trailing them.

Little White Frock
star
7.08
45 votes

#32 - Little White Frock

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 39

An elderly actor proves he still has the chops to grace the stage when he reveals a tragic tale from his past.

Coyote Moon
star
7.08
48 votes

#33 - Coyote Moon

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 4

A wily professor gets his revenge when he spots the hitchhikers who robbed him of all his valuables and decides to take them on the ride of their lives.

Summer Shade
star
7.05
42 votes

#34 - Summer Shade

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 15

The witches of Salem are getting younger by the year, and for nine-year-old Kate Kendall this isn't a problem as she has a new playmate for the summer. Parents Phyllis and Ben are altogether more concerned, and consult the local Reverend on the subject of exorcism.

The Blessington Method
star
7.04
46 votes

#35 - The Blessington Method

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 8

Troubled by the responsibility of his aging mother in law, a man takes advantage of a society that specializes in "taking care of" elderly relatives and then soon finds out that he may be in for a similar fate.

The Cream of the Jest
star
7.04
50 votes

#36 - The Cream of the Jest

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 24

An alcoholic has-been actor tries to blackmail a producer into casting him in a new play.

The Cure
star
7.02
42 votes

#37 - The Cure

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 17

Some important things get lost in translation when a South American oil explorer agrees to have his loyal native assistant take his murderous wife to a head shrinker for her health.

The Return of the Hero
star
7.02
44 votes

#38 - The Return of the Hero

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 22

Things are not what they seem when two soldiers discharged from the Algerian war spend some time together in Marseilles.

Sylvia
star
7.02
45 votes

#39 - Sylvia

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 16

Her elderly father becomes alarmed when a jilted woman purchases a handgun.

Kill Two by Two
star
6.98
46 votes

#40 - Kill Two by Two

The Time Tunnel - Season 1 - Episode 17

The guys land on an island in the South Pacific at the tail end of WW2. Two Japanese soldiers are holding it against invasion: the deranged Lt. Nakamura, who hates Americans, and the loyal sergeant, Itsugi. Nakamura soon fixates on the travellers, and forces them into a series of sadistic games. When the Project: TickTock staff call in a consultant to try and get a fix on the guys' location, the consultant turns out to be the lieutenant's father. Apparently Nakamura disappeared during the War and now his father wants them to recover his son. Tony and Doug manage to turn the tables on Nakamura and warn the advancing fleet. The young Nakamura, a failed kamikaze pilot, finally decides to end his life with honor by seppuku, as his father looks on through the portal.

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Outlaw in Town
star
6.95
37 votes

#41 - Outlaw in Town

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 7

At the Last Chance Saloon, an outlaw rides in to town amidst a raging blizzard. The "Whistling Kid" has a price on his head, and everyone wants a piece of the action.

Fog Closing In
star
6.90
67 votes

#42 - Fog Closing In

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 2

A woman begs her husband not to go away on a business trip. But he refuses, deserting her just as an escaped lunatic finds their neighborhood.

The B Negative Raid
star
6.88
8 votes

#43 - The B Negative Raid

The Rat Patrol - Season 1 - Episode 21

Moffitt is seriously wounded in a raid on a German convoy. The Patrol is far from help and so Troy decides to obtain blood from a nearby German field camp. Dietrich is in charge of the base; Troy encounters him and orders him to help him find a donor. Dietrich sends for Corporal Pennell (guest appearance by teen idol Fabian Forte), a captured Yank deserter. Pennell refuses to cooperate but Troy takes him at gunpoint. On the way back to Moffitt, Dietrich catches up to them and it is up to Pennell to do the "impossible" to prevent them from all being recaptured. He rises to the occasion and they make it back to Moffitt and Tully in time to save Moffitt's life.

Father and Son
star
6.86
50 votes

#44 - Father and Son

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 36

The shifty son of a shop owner plots to extract money from his long-suffering father.

Graduating Class
star
6.84
42 votes

#45 - Graduating Class

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 14

A teacher's interest in the one student who seems to care about her lessons turns tragic when she and a kindly neighbor follow the girl to a man's apartment.

Rope of Lies
star
6.83
6 votes

#46 - Rope of Lies

The Virginian - Season 2 - Episode 25

A beautiful woman, Alva Lowell (Diana Millay), arrives in Medicine Bow having just bought the Lazy K Ranch and manages to hire a reluctant Steve Hill to be her foreman. A former business partner of Alva's, Jess Carver (Peter Breck), arrives and is killed by Steve, apparently in self-defence. However, Steve is arrested and must go to trial defended by Judge Garth's friend, lawyer Ebberly Packis (Paul Fix).

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Kill with Kindness
star
6.80
92 votes

#47 - Kill with Kindness

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 4

Hoping to profit from insurance fraud, a man torches his house. But the plan could backfire unless he enters the burning home to retrieve his ring.

The Savage Curtain
star
6.70
692 votes

#48 - The Savage Curtain

Star Trek - Season 3 - Episode 22

Kirk and Spock meet Abraham Lincoln and Surak of Vulcan and must do battle with some of histories most terrible villians.

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Run Quiet
star
6.67
9 votes

#49 - Run Quiet

The Virginian - Season 2 - Episode 9

Steve Hill befriends a dishevelled deaf mute named Judd (Clu Gulager) and convinces the Virginian to gives him a job at Shiloh ranch. Judd is accussed of murdering a gambler, runs off and is befriended by spinster farm owner Ruth Ferris (Gail Kobe). Steve Hill manages to track down Judd, tells him to give himself up and then sets off after the real perpetrators. The murderers try to kill Steve but he is saved by the arrival of Judd who then returns to the waiting Ruth with whom he has fallen in love.

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The Last Dark Step
star
6.58
43 votes

#50 - The Last Dark Step

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 18

It's murder most foul when a man decides to drown the longtime girlfriend who's been supporting him, but his crime doesn't go unnoticed for very long.