The BEST episodes directed by Robert Stevens

The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow
star
8.57
12 votes

#1 - The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 2 - Episode 25

Bruce Richmond is gambler who is worried about his cat-loving aunt Adelaide Snow telling everyone he is a check forger. He cooks up a scheme where where he will lock his aunt in the bank vault in her house before he goes on vacation. He hopse she will suffocate and that her death will be ruled an accident. He locks Adelaide in the vault with one of her cats. While on vacation, Bruce's wife Lorna gets worried when she calls Adelaide and recieves no answer. She demands that they return from their vacation. Lorna and Bruce arrive at Adelaide's home and finds nothing. Lorna assumes that Adelaide's must have left the house for the weekend. Bruce almost gets away with murder, until Lorna hears Adelaide's cat wailing inside the vault. Lorna opens the vault and Bruce realizes that he's been caught.

The Glass Eye
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8.24
127 votes

#2 - The Glass Eye

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 1

While cleaning out the apartment of his dead sister Julia, Jim Whitely (Shatner) comes across a strange glass eye and tells to his wife the story of how his sister acquired it.

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You Got to Have Luck
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8.23
143 votes

#3 - You Got to Have Luck

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 16

During a massive manhunt for escaped convict Sam Cobbett, Cobbett invades a house where young housewife Mary Schaffner is home alone.

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Consider Her Ways
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8.23
12 votes

#4 - Consider Her Ways

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 3 - Episode 11

Dr. Jane Waterleigh participates in an experiment in projected perception when she takes an experimental drug. She envision a futuristic society run by women. In this society all men have gone extinct because of a genetic accident caused by her associate Dr. Hillyer. After regaining consciousness, Dr. Waterleigh attempts to alter the future by killing Dr. Hillyer before he can progress further in his dangerous experiments. Her efforts prove futile, however, when Dr. Hillyer's son becomes determined to carry out his father's work.

The Long Shot
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8.09
162 votes

#5 - The Long Shot

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 9

Heavily indebted Charlie Raymond is hired to accompany a British visitor on a trip across the USA, and looks for a way to take advantage of his employer.

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Walking Distance
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7.98
1215 votes

#6 - Walking Distance

The Twilight Zone - Season 1 - Episode 5

Martin Sloan, driving through the country, leaves his car and starts to walk toward his hometown, Homewood. He finds things exactly as they were when he was a child. He soon realizes he's gone back in time.

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The Hands of Mr. Ottermole
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7.90
48 votes

#7 - The Hands of Mr. Ottermole

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 32

In 1919 London, a killer is stalking the streets, and residents look to a police sergeant (Bikel) to catch the culprit.

Our Cook's a Treasure
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7.79
174 votes

#8 - Our Cook's a Treasure

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 8

A man fears that the new cook he's hired is actually a murderess.

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The Older Sister
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7.77
141 votes

#9 - The Older Sister

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 17

A reporter discovers the truth about the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case.

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Where Is Everybody?
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7.77
1509 votes

#10 - Where Is Everybody?

The Twilight Zone - Season 1 - Episode 1

Mike Ferris finds himself in a town strangely devoid of people. But despite the emptiness, he has the odd feeling that he's being watched...

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The Magic Shop
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7.71
13 votes

#11 - The Magic Shop

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 2 - Episode 13

Tony Grainger is a young boy who gets fifteen dollars for his birthday. He asks his father Steven to take him to an out-of-the-way magic shop so that he can spend it. Mr. Dulong, the mysterious owner of the shop, takes an interest in the boy and agrees to teach him everything he knows about magic. Despite his father's protests Tony is invited to step into a cabinet by Mr. Dulong. Ignoring his father, Tony steps inside and promptly disappears. When Mr. Dulong, himself, disappears Steven is shocked. The next day Tony comes out of the cabinet and acts like nothing happened. Eventually the Grainger's realize that there son has become a master of black magic and that they are helpless in the face of his dark power.

Shadow of Doubt
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7.69
12 votes

#12 - Shadow of Doubt

Zorro (1957) - Season 1 - Episode 14

No sooner does the honest new commandante arrive than he is assassinated by a mysterious stranger who frames an elderly beggar for the crime and appears to be part of a larger conspiracy.

There Was an Old Woman
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7.69
132 votes

#13 - There Was an Old Woman

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 25

Dishonest Frank and Lorna Bramwell visit the home of wealthy, eccentric Monica Laughton, with the intention of robbing her.

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The Perfect Murder
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7.66
140 votes

#14 - The Perfect Murder

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 24

Unscrupulous brothers Paul and Henri Tallendier plan to murder their Aunt Rosalie so that they can get their uncle's inheritance.

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The Monkey's Paw - A Retelling
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7.64
11 votes

#15 - The Monkey's Paw - A Retelling

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 3 - Episode 26

Paul and Anne White visit the Bahamas when their son Howard is scheduled to race in the local Grand Prix. Before the race a Gypsy woman gives Paul a moneky's paw whcih according to legend can grant its bearer three wishes. Paul is desperate for money and makes a wish for money. Unfortunately, he gets the money in the form of a insurance settlement when his son is killed in a fiery crash during the race. Anne is struck with grief and forces Paul to wish his son back to life. Paul does so, but soon regrets it when he realizes what condition his son will be in. He uses the third wish to send his son back to his grave.

And So Died Riabouchinska
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7.63
100 votes

#16 - And So Died Riabouchinska

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 20

While investigating a murder in a theater, Detective Krovitch uncovers a strange web of tensions revolving around ventriloquist John Fabian and his female dummy.

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The Cheney Vase
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7.59
188 votes

#17 - The Cheney Vase

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 13

When Lyle Endicott is fired from his job at an art museum, he comes up with a plan to take advantage of a trusting invalid whom he befriended at the museum.

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Don't Come Back Alive
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7.59
211 votes

#18 - Don't Come Back Alive

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 4

Frank Partridge and his wife plot to cheat their life insurance company by having her hide out for 7 years and declared legally dead, but an investigator believes Mr. Partridge has murdered her.

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Goodbye, George
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7.55
11 votes

#19 - Goodbye, George

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 2 - Episode 10

Academy Award hopeful Lana Layne's past comes back to haunt her when her husband George, an ex-convict who she thought was dead, wants her back. She's not interested, but if she does divorce him, he would get half of everything. Then there's Haila French, a gossip columnist who wants an exclusive story, so she surprises Lana and her boyfriend with surprising results.

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Premonition
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7.50
240 votes

#20 - Premonition

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 2

A famous pianist returns to his home town to find the man who murdered his father.

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Tea Time
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7.40
50 votes

#21 - Tea Time

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 10

It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating.

Guilty Witness
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7.39
195 votes

#22 - Guilty Witness

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 11

When Mr. and Mrs. Crane hear the Verbers having a violent argument in the apartment just above them, and then Mr. Verber disappears the next day, they can't help suspecting the worst.

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Never Again
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7.39
100 votes

#23 - Never Again

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 30

Karen Stewart has once again broken her promise not to drink anymore, and now she is in a strange bed, injured, with no memory of what happened the night before.

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The Derelicts
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7.37
164 votes

#24 - The Derelicts

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 19

Inventor Ralph Cowell murders his silent partner Alfred, only to be blackmailed by vagrant Peter Goodfellow, who witnessed the crime.

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Chester's Mail Order Bride
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7.35
68 votes

#25 - Chester's Mail Order Bride

Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Episode 34

Chester's drinking a lot at the Long Branch. A buffalo hunter, Nate takes his picture of a girl. Chester hits the hunter. Nate decks Chester. Chester has been sending the girl in the picture letters and she is coming to marry him. Chester sent her Matt's picture. Matt meets Ann Smithwright. She doesn't look like the picture Chester has. Matt takes Ann to Kitty. Chester comes in all duded up. Chester tells Ann she's too young and doesn't know what she's doing. Chester's going to take up farming. A Pinkerton agent, Brady, tells Matt Ann comes from one of the best families in Philadelphia. Her father is a judge. Matt tells Chester marrying Ann wouldn't be the right thing. Anne goes back to Philadelphia. Nate wants to take Brady out on the prairie and lose him, for breaking up Chester's engagement. Chester says he never should have learned to write.

Portrait of Jocelyn
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7.35
106 votes

#26 - Portrait of Jocelyn

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 28

When Mark Halliday and his new wife unexpectedly see a portrait of Halliday's first wife, it is only the first in a series of disturbing developments.

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Specialty of the House
star
7.33
43 votes

#27 - Specialty of the House

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 12

A successful businessman finally gets his greatest wish to see inside the kitchen of his favorite dining club, but has he just ordered his final meal as well?

Momentum
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7.33
98 votes

#28 - Momentum

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 39

A man ends up running to the Mexican border after trying to collect money his employer owes him.

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Cara
star
7.33
70 votes

#29 - Cara

Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Episode 36

An old flame of Matt's comes to town, but her presence in Dodge may be motivated by more than sentiment.

The Preacher
star
7.30
66 votes

#30 - The Preacher

Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Episode 30

Seth, a newcomer to Dodge is bullied by Keeler, a boxer.

Slaves of the Eagle
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7.28
16 votes

#31 - Slaves of the Eagle

Zorro (1957) - Season 1 - Episode 16

The King's tax collector and his nephew are stopped by conspirators, while on their way to Los Angeles. The conspirators threaten the men unless they cooperate, then they seize Morales' official documents. The outlaws then tell him to return to the capital or they will kill his nephew, Domingo, whom they hold hostage and after he leaves, Domingo is seen to be a member of the criminal conspiracy. Once Azuela has established himself as an agent of the King, he begins to levy a series of high and cruel taxes. A reluctant Sergeant Garcia has no alternative but to follow Azuela's orders, and soon many of the villagers are in jail. Azuela has decided that Diego must suffer for his interference, so a special tax is imposed on the de la Vegas. Only when Diego idly toys with an eagle feather as he discusses the tax is it canceled. Diego now nows the phony tax collector is another member of a conspiracy. The prisoners are lead out of town and escape with the help of Zorro. Determined not to lose

The Manacled
star
7.26
26 votes

#32 - The Manacled

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 18

A crafty, resourceful criminal being transported via train tries to bribe his escorting police sergeant for his freedom.

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The Killer
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7.24
62 votes

#33 - The Killer

Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Episode 28

Charles Bronson guest stars as a cowardly gunslinger who only goes after old men or young kids who aren't very experienced with guns. But, when Matt Dillon gives him an ultimatum, he shows his true colors.

I Killed the Count (2)
star
7.23
51 votes

#34 - I Killed the Count (2)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 26

Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson continues in his investigation of the murder of Count Mattoni. He discovers that each suspect not only appears guilty, but also admit to having committed the crime.

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Cooter
star
7.22
65 votes

#35 - Cooter

Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Episode 27

Cooter brings Mr. Ben Sissell, a gambler, a drink. A kid accuses Ben of dealing off the bottom of the deck, and draws. The third man at the table, Pate, shoots the kid. Matt asks Ben how long Pate has been working for him. Ben and Matt go to see Pate. Matt calls Ben a coward and tells Pate to get out of Dodge. Matt tells Ben the next time you make a mistake I'll see you hang. Cooter is packing a gun. Doc says Cooter was shot in the head and shouldn't be allowed to carry a gun. Ben hired Cooter. Ben tells Matt Cooter says he's gonna kill you, because he thinks you are going to take his gun away and lock him up. Cooter enters and tells Matt he's gonna kill him. Matt outdraws him. Cooter asks Ben did I do the joke good. Matt tells Cooter the joke's on you and me. Matt throws Ben out. Cooter puts a gun in Ben's back. Ben runs, Cooter cuts him down.

A Man with a Problem
star
7.21
50 votes

#36 - A Man with a Problem

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 7

A man relates the series of events that led him to contemplate suicide to a police officer.

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I'll Take Care of You
star
7.17
43 votes

#37 - I'll Take Care of You

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 23

A used car salesman with a spendthrift wife concocts a killer deal with his father and two college boys.

Garcia Stands Accused
star
7.15
18 votes

#38 - Garcia Stands Accused

Zorro (1957) - Season 1 - Episode 15

Sergeant Garcia receives a mysterious note from Zorro. The happy soldier reads that Zorro will give himself up. When he returns for his sword, it is gone, so he sadly returns to the cuartel without having captured his foe. A wounded messenger arrives in the pueblo. He claims he was attacked in the dark by someone who then stole the army's payroll, and he offers the rest of Sergeant Garcia's sword as evidence. The magistrado orders the sergeant arrested; and, in a swift trial, Garcia is convicted and sentenced to death. Not believing that his friend is guilty, Diego decides to find who did rob the messenger. Zorro catches the man and forces him to return to the pueblo, hoping to arrive in time to save Garcia. The condemned sergeant, is narrowly saved by Zorro's arrival. Zorro finds a feather in the possesion of the man, like the one held by the murdered Rojas, this feather is cut in a secret code and it convinces Zorro that a conspiracy really does exist.

Toby
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7.13
60 votes

#39 - Toby

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 6

Albert Birch's childhood sweetheart Edwina Freel gets in touch with him and, surprisingly, agrees to marry him. She arrives with her sickly baby named Toby, but things are not as they seem.

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I Killed the Count (3)
star
7.13
53 votes

#40 - I Killed the Count (3)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 27

Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson discovers who killed Count Mattoni. Due to a legal loophole, however, the killer cannot be tried.

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Dutch George
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7.13
71 votes

#41 - Dutch George

Gunsmoke - Season 1 - Episode 32

Matt's Childhood hero, Dutch George is now the leader of a notorious gang of horse thieves he must now stop.

The Impossible Dream
star
7.13
46 votes

#42 - The Impossible Dream

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 28

Pining for her boss - a former movie star now forced to take supporting roles - a middle-aged secretary shows how she will do anything to make her romantic fantasy a reality.

Heart of Gold
star
7.12
54 votes

#43 - Heart of Gold

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 4

A convicted robber is released to the family of one of his cell mates, against the better judgment of his parole officer.

The Gentleman from America
star
7.12
100 votes

#44 - The Gentleman from America

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 31

Rich American Howard Lattimer visits London, and bets 1000 pounds that he can spend the night in a room that is said to be haunted.

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The Motive
star
7.12
48 votes

#45 - The Motive

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 17

Two crime-obsessed buddies plot the perfect murder—one with absolutely no motive.

De Mortuis
star
7.06
70 votes

#46 - De Mortuis

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 3

Aware that their friend's wife is cheating, Wally and Bud draw the same conclusion when they find him digging up his basement and his wife's missing.

The Dangerous People
star
7.05
20 votes

#47 - The Dangerous People

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 39

Two men are waiting for their train in the station's waiting room. The neighborhood has a criminal asylum nearby from which a criminal has escaped. Nervous about the situation, these two people start suspecting each other.

The Waxwork
star
7.02
42 votes

#48 - The Waxwork

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 27

A reporter with a gambling problem will do anything for a lucrative story - including spending the night in the Murderers' Den of a wax museum.

The Foghorn
star
7.02
49 votes

#49 - The Foghorn

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 24

A woman alone in a quiet house finds herself haunted by the noise of a foghorn. As the story progresses, she tries to recall how the sound became so horrifying to her, but the answer may be deeper than she thinks.

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
star
7.00
11 votes

#50 - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 13

Moments before he's set to swing from the end of a Union rope, a Southern supporter reflects on the sabotage attempt that brought him there and sees a possibility for freedom.