The BEST episodes directed by Paul Henreid

My Son, My Son
19 votes

#1 - My Son, My Son

The Big Valley - Season 1 - Episode 8

An old childhood friend of Audra's returns whom she'd like to be involved with. She doesn't know however that he is emotionally disturbed, dangerously so.

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Brasada Spur
8 votes

#2 - Brasada Spur

Maverick - Season 2 - Episode 22

In a high-stakes poker game, Bart wins stock in a railroad and finds himself on the track to a colossal headache.

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Passage to Fort Doom
8 votes

#3 - Passage to Fort Doom

Maverick - Season 2 - Episode 23

A pair of con artists, Bart and an old girl friend survive a hazardous stagecoach ride and reach Fort Doom where their troubles begin.

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15 votes

#4 - Earthquake!

The Big Valley - Season 1 - Episode 9

Victoria is in a mission church with a pregnant indian woman, when an earthquake collapses it into a forgotten mine underneath. As if the situation isn't isn't bad enough. . they are also trapped with a man whom Nick had fired and who now has a serious grudge against the Barkleys.

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The Crooked Road
23 votes

#5 - The Crooked Road

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 4

A joyride in a new convertible is seriously called to a halt as the corrupt public officials in a small town attempt to take advantage of the defenseless drivers.

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28 votes

#6 - Annabel

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 1 - Episode 7

David Kelsey, a research chemist, is in love with Annabel. He assumes another identity so that they can share their moments together in complete privacy. He even builds a beautiful dream home for the two of them. David is hopelessly infatuated with her. Unfortunately, Annabel wants no part of him. She's married and both she and her husband wonder when David will get the hint. He does not and eventually murders the couple. He installs her corpse in the bedroom of their dreamhouse so that she can be by his side for the rest of his life.

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The Fallen Hawk
6 votes

#7 - The Fallen Hawk

The Big Valley - Season 1 - Episode 23

Heath feels that his friend's injury and paralysis is his fault, and ends up being used by the man.

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The Kind Waitress
41 votes

#8 - The Kind Waitress

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 25

Thelma Tomkins and her deadbeat boyfriend begin poisoning an old and wealthy woman in order to get an inheritance ... but the results are not what they expected.

Out There, Darkness
49 votes

#9 - Out There, Darkness

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 16

When a wealthy woman mistakenly accuses her elevator boy of robbing her, his resulting imprisonment will take her to levels of guilt she never expected.

Last Request
56 votes

#10 - Last Request

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 8

A death-row inmate awaiting the electric chair uses his final hours to prove his innocence in a killing.

The Landlady
8 votes

#11 - The Landlady

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 19

In a small provincial town, an English lady takes in lodgers. For Billy Weaver, the town of Bramley offers accommodation at a reasonable rate, and a vacation to die for.

Victim Four
40 votes

#12 - Victim Four

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 32

A newlywed couple are involved in an accident, leaving them each with a disability. The husband has a bad limp, but his wife's injuries are not as easily identified ... until one night when she goes missing.

Services Rendered
41 votes

#13 - Services Rendered

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 10

Being hit by a falling plank of wood has rendered a young man with amnesia. All he has in his possession is a $1000 bill and a note with a doctor's address. Visiting the doctor jogs his memory, which is unfortunate for one of them.

Hitch Hike
44 votes

#14 - Hitch Hike

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 21

A righteous and hypocritical civic leader on a road trip accepts mechanical help from a young man who then asks for a lift, soon afterwards he reveals he's recently been released from reform school.

Silent Witness
51 votes

#15 - Silent Witness

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 5

Intending to break up with an infatuated student, professor Donald Mason tracks her down at a babysitting job, where the conversation ends in murder.

Boy into Man
6 votes

#16 - Boy into Man

The Big Valley - Season 2 - Episode 18

15-year-old Lud Akely is determined to take care of his younger siblings without any help from the Barkleys, who are trying to help find the mother who abandoned them.

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Enough Rope for Two
53 votes

#17 - Enough Rope for Two

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 7

An ex-con heads to a mine to retrieve a cache of stolen loot. When his two former partners show up, three's a crowd with $100,000 at stake.

The Diplomatic Corpse
51 votes

#18 - The Diplomatic Corpse

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 10

Touring Mexico, Janet's rich aunt dies, and the car holding her corpse is stolen. Without a body, Janet can't claim the inheritance.

The Last Escape
69 votes

#19 - The Last Escape

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 17

An escapologist with a daring new act, a deceitful wife with a passion for music and the musician performing it, and a last escape worthy of Houdini himself make cheating death a circus act to bend anyone's sanity.

A Little Sleep
21 votes

#20 - A Little Sleep

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 38

A fickle young woman gets entangled in a web of crime and deceit at her remote mountain cabin.

Letter of Credit
41 votes

#21 - Letter of Credit

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 36

When he goes to a bank to transfer money, a man writing a book on the subject of unsolved crimes has no idea that he will find information about the $500,000 robbery he is chronicling ... or does he?

Self Defense
39 votes

#22 - Self Defense

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 32

When a robbery goes wrong and one fatal bullet becomes four, can self defense really be the motive behind a frightened man's gun-toting pursuit of the culprits? The police think not ... and they may have a point.

What Frightened You, Fred?
35 votes

#23 - What Frightened You, Fred?

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 30

The warden of a prison is puzzled by the fact a man has just broken his parole conditions just two days after being released. Despite probing for answers, the warden eventually discovers the reason for the convict's return.

You Can't Trust a Man
41 votes

#24 - You Can't Trust a Man

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 30

When a nightclub beauty is visited upon by the misfortune of a former husband whom she has carelessly neglected to divorce amidst her rapid rise to stardom and subsequent bigamy, murder seems the only answer. Surely, reasons beautiful Crystal Coe, you can't trust a man to be of any worth her now?

37 votes

#25 - Ambition

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 38

The price of ambition for District Attorney Rudolf Cox is high when a hard-bitten hoodlum prepares to make a confession that could put an end to his high-profile career.

The Kerry Blue
37 votes

#26 - The Kerry Blue

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 28

The death of a beloved pooch sets off a series of deadly events for the dog's shattered owner.

Death Sentence
47 votes

#27 - Death Sentence

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 30

Love is in the eye of the beholder when a happily married woman sees a bomb attached to the family car as a sign of her husband's affection.

Guest for Breakfast
45 votes

#28 - Guest for Breakfast

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 21

In this violent home-invasion tale, a gun-wielding convict terrorizes a married couple whose relationship is already on the ropes.

A Time to Step Down
12 votes

#29 - A Time to Step Down

Bonanza - Season 8 - Episode 3

After the Cartwrights put wrangler Dan Tolliver out to pasture, the embittered old man plans to take part in robbing the Ponderosa.

Cell 227
41 votes

#30 - Cell 227

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 34

A falsely convicted prisoner is determined to make his walk to the gas chamber on of dignity, but his plan suddenly changes when he hurls himself at the jovial guard known as "Pops".

Museum Piece
40 votes

#31 - Museum Piece

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 25

Dark secrets lie at the heart of a private Indian museum, with one particular exhibit telling a sinister story of seduction, betrayal and murder.

A Personal Matter
16 votes

#32 - A Personal Matter

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 15

Two construction engineers are between more than just a rock and a hard place when one of them discovers the other's violent past during an explosive tunnel blast.

Cop for a Day
12 votes

#33 - Cop for a Day

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 4

Two bank robbers, Phil and Davey, are forced to act when it is revealed a woman was an eye-witness to their crime. Phil devises a clever plan to dress up as a policeman to gain entry to her secure location, but will his plan go without a hitch?

The Old Pro
39 votes

#34 - The Old Pro

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 8

A hit-man's retirement is jeopardized when he is blackmailed by a man threatening to reveal his past to his wife - who knows nothing about his wicked ways.

Vicious Circle
24 votes

#35 - Vicious Circle

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 29

A hired killer discovers there's a huge catch to being the favorite of his organization's big boss.

8 votes

#36 - Guilty

The Big Valley - Season 3 - Episode 7

A client of Jarrod's escapes and takes over the schoolhouse where Audra is substitute teacher.

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The Impromptu Murder
14 votes

#37 - The Impromptu Murder

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 38

Still waters run deep when a lawyer with mayoral ambitions murders a woman who claimed he tried to embezzle money from her in the past.

Long Ride to Wind River
5 votes

#38 - Long Ride to Wind River

The Virginian - Season 4 - Episode 18

Medicine Bow storekeeper, Benjy Davis (Quinn Redeker), a friend of the Virginian, is sentenced to death for murdering Hobey Kendall (Robert Karnes), a man who sexually assaulted his wife. However, Benjy says he had met a man near the murdered man's home named Jonah McIntosh (John Cassavettes) and the Virginian traces that man to a colony of mountain men near Wind River. Jonah admits he killed Kendall in self-defence but will not return to clear Benjy. The Virginian takes Jonah a prisoner but has a difficult time getting Jonah back to Medicine Bow due to the pursuing mountain men and an encounter with a murderous trapper (Dub Taylor). He manages to accomplish his task thanks to the help of a beautiful young Shoshone widow, Hapamawa (Pilar Seurat) and to a growing respect and trust between himself and Jonah.

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