The Best Episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents

The Case of Mr. Pelham

#1 - The Case of Mr. Pelham 8.42

Season 1 - Episode 10

A series of troubling incidents lead Mr. Pelham to believe that he has a double who is deliberately impersonating him.

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
The Impossible Dream

#2 - The Impossible Dream 8.40

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
Guilty Witness

#3 - Guilty Witness 8.29

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Indestructible Mr. Weems

#4 - The Indestructible Mr. Weems 8.25

Season 2 - Episode 37

Cemetery owners bribe an allegedly dying man to be their first customer for business reasons...but the plot backfires when the man simply will not expire.

Directors: Justus Addis
Breakdown

#5 - Breakdown 8.23

Season 1 - Episode 7

William Callew is involved in a bad traffic accident on a rural road, that leaves him so paralyzed he appears lifeless, and when help arrives they think he's really dead.

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
The Glass Eye

#6 - The Glass Eye 8.22

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Long Shot

#7 - The Long Shot 8.21

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.

Directors: Robert Stevenson
The Kind Waitress

#8 - The Kind Waitress 8.17

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.

Directors: Paul Henreid
Last Request

#9 - Last Request 8.11

Season 3 - Episode 8

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

Directors: Paul Henreid
The Right Kind of House

#10 - The Right Kind of House 8.08

Season 3 - Episode 23

After the death of her troubled son, a mother decides to sell her house, but a potential buyer discovers she may be hiding something.

Directors: Don Taylor
Crack of Doom

#11 - Crack of Doom 8.08

Season 2 - Episode 9

Mason Bridges plays poker with one of his company's wealthy clients. He gambles everything he has and everything his company owns on one single game.

Directors: James Neilson
Never Again

#12 - Never Again 8.00

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
Tea Time

#13 - Tea Time 8.00

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
You Got to Have Luck

#14 - You Got to Have Luck 8.00

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
Burglar Proof

#15 - Burglar Proof 8.00

Season 7 - Episode 21

As part of a publicity gimmich, ex-criminal Sammy Morrissey agrees to attempt opening a "burglar proof" safe. If he can unlock the safe at a press conference, he can keep the $50,000 contained within. But will Morrissey prove the hand is quicker than the eye?

Directors: John Newland
The Waxwork

#16 - The Waxwork 8.00

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.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Matched Pearl

#17 - The Matched Pearl 8.00

Season 7 - Episode 29

The sale of an expensive pearl teaches a con-man a lesson in honesty that will cost him far more than just his integrity.

Directors: Bernard Girard
Most Likely to Succeed

#18 - Most Likely to Succeed 8.00

Season 7 - Episode 31

A bragging, successful businessman takes pity on a former down-on-his-luck college friend by giving him a job, revealing how he has cheated the government out of tax revenue. Perhaps he should have kept his mouth shut.

Directors: Richard Whorf
The Opportunity

#19 - The Opportunity 8.00

Season 7 - Episode 33

An assistant manager of a department store finds a unique use for a girl he has caught shoplifting. Agreeing to let the girl off, he sets into motion a plan that will lead to murder.

Directors: Robert Florey
Invitation to an Accident

#20 - Invitation to an Accident 8.00

Season 4 - Episode 36

When a woman's blatant indiscretions with her ex-husband continue even after a confrontation with her current spouse, the consequences are dire.

Directors: Don Taylor
Jonathan

#21 - Jonathan 8.00

Season 2 - Episode 10

When his father dies from poisoning, a teenager points the finger at his stepmother, whom he's resented since the day she married his father.

Directors: John Meredyth Lucas
The Little Man Who Was There

#22 - The Little Man Who Was There 8.00

Season 5 - Episode 25

The patrons in a copper town saloon initially scoff at the mysterious, small man who barges in, but soon find themselves handing over their valuables when he takes on two strapping brothers.

Directors: George Stevens, Jr.
The Mail Order Prophet

#23 - The Mail Order Prophet 7.90

Season 3 - Episode 2

When an ordinary clerk starts receiving letters which accurately predict the outcome of future events, he takes a dangerous gamble with his life.

Directors: James Neilson
Shopping for Death

#24 - Shopping for Death 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 18

Two retired insurance salesmen confront an aggressive, hostile woman in hopes of saving her from a disaster.

Directors: Robert Stevens
Reward to Finder

#25 - Reward to Finder 7.89

Season 3 - Episode 6

After finding a cash-laden wallet John Gaminski promises his wife that he'll return it. But when he reneges, she demands that he share the money.

Directors: James Neilson