The Best Episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2019
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1962) was a mystery and suspense anthology hosted by the master of suspense himself - Alfred Hitchcock. Each episode stands alone, delving into horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.
#1 - The Dusty Drawer
Season 4 - Episode 33
When a local bank clerk cheats him out of $200, a man takes extreme measures to get back his money.
#2 - Mail Order Prophet
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.
#3 - The Horseplayer
Season 6 - Episode 22
On a wing and a prayer, a gambler with a mission thinks he has a hotline to God in praying for a string of successful winners. Convincing a naive minister to play the odds with the parish funds, could this be the race which beats the horse player?
#4 - Banquo's Chair
Season 4 - Episode 29
A retired Scotland Yard inspector goes to extreme lengths to prove the guilt of a suspect in an old murder case.
#6 - Bang! You're Dead
Season 7 - Episode 2
Young Jackie Chester is ostracized by his fellow playmates because he doesn't own a toy gun like theirs. Upset at being left out, he finds a gun in his Uncle's suitcase - unaware he has a real revolver ... and it's loaded.
#8 - Invitation to an Accident
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.
#9 - Road Hog
Season 5 - Episode 11
When a traffic delay prevents a dying boy from reaching the hospital in time, his bereaved father and brothers swear revenge on the salesman who hogged the road when a life was on the line.
#10 - Forty Detectives Later
Season 5 - Episode 28
The forty-first private eye hired by a man to find his wife's killer follows the clues to a suspect, and then realizes that the case is more complex than he had realized.
#11 - The Twelve Hour Caper
Season 7 - Episode 34
A disgruntled employee hatches a plan, with the help of two professional thieves, to steal a shipment of negotiable bonds. Will he get away with a clean sweep?
#12 - The Little Man Who Was There
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.
#13 - The Matched Pearl
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.
#14 - Most Likely to Succeed
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.
#15 - Man from the South
Season 5 - Episode 15
A down-on-his-luck gambler bets his hand (literally) for a convertible, but the game is stopped by a person with an even larger interest in the outcome.
#16 - Breakdown
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.
#17 - Guilty Witness
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.
#19 - Last Request
Season 3 - Episode 8
A death-row inmate awaiting the electric chair uses his final hours to prove his innocence in a killing.
#20 - Tea Time
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.
#21 - Out There - Darkness
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.
#23 - Madame Mystery
Season 5 - Episode 24
A ruthlessly ambitious Hollywood publicist capitalizes on the drowning death of an actress, but his hopes for success sink like a stone when he learns that she's still alive.
#24 - Portrait of Jocelyn
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.
#25 - The Right Kind of House
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.