The BEST episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Every episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents!

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.

Last Updated: 1/22/2023Network:NBC
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The Dusty Drawer
star
8.88
16 votes

#1 - The Dusty Drawer

Season 4 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/31/1959

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

Road Hog
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8.74
19 votes

#2 - Road Hog

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/6/1959

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.

Directors: Stuart Rosenberg
Murder Me Twice
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8.63
19 votes

#3 - Murder Me Twice

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/7/1958

When a hypnotist puts a young woman into a trance during a seance, things go wildly out of control and she stabs her husband. But is she really to blame for her actions?

Directors: David Swift
The Glass Eye
star
8.25
134 votes

#4 - The Glass Eye

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/6/1957

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
Watch Now:Amazon
You Got to Have Luck
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8.22
147 votes

#5 - You Got to Have Luck

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/15/1956

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

Directors: Robert Stevens
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The Long Shot
star
8.11
164 votes

#6 - The Long Shot

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/1955

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
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The Perfect Crime
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8.00
41 votes

#7 - The Perfect Crime

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/20/1957

A lawyer, with blackmail in mind, meets with a famous detective who prides himself on never having committed a single mistake in his long and distinguished career, to prove that he convicted an innocent man.

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
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The Hands of Mr. Ottermole
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7.94
52 votes

#8 - The Hands of Mr. Ottermole

Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired 5/5/1957

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

Directors: Robert Stevens
One More Mile to Go
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7.89
27 votes

#9 - One More Mile to Go

Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired 4/7/1957

After murdering his shrewish spouse, a man finds that disposing of her body may be the challenge of his life.

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
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The Indestructible Mr. Weems
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7.84
57 votes

#10 - The Indestructible Mr. Weems

Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired 6/9/1957

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
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A Man Greatly Beloved
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7.81
57 votes

#11 - A Man Greatly Beloved

Season 2 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/12/1957

A precocious, pigtailed girl attaches herself to a grumpy loner in the hopes of learning his secrets.

Directors: James Neilson
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Our Cook's a Treasure
star
7.79
174 votes

#12 - Our Cook's a Treasure

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/1955

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

Directors: Robert Stevens
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The Older Sister
star
7.76
143 votes

#13 - The Older Sister

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/22/1956

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

Directors: Robert Stevens
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Back for Christmas
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7.74
135 votes

#14 - Back for Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/4/1956

Herbert Carpenter plans to murder his wife Hermione, bury her body in the basement, and then leave on a long business trip.

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
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The Day of the Bullet
star
7.71
14 votes

#15 - The Day of the Bullet

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/14/1960

When Clete Vine, a successful businessman, reads about a gangster's violent death, he recalls how he and a childhood friend were profoundly affected by an event that began with their innocent admiration of an elegant car.

Directors: Norman Lloyd
The Case of Mr. Pelham
star
7.71
144 votes

#16 - The Case of Mr. Pelham

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/1955

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

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
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Breakdown
star
7.70
192 votes

#17 - Breakdown

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/1955

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
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The Right Kind of House
star
7.68
62 votes

#18 - The Right Kind of House

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/9/1958

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
Lamb to the Slaughter
star
7.67
58 votes

#19 - Lamb to the Slaughter

Season 3 - Episode 28 - Aired 4/13/1958

Domestic bliss comes to a rapid halt when a housewife discovers that her police chief husband has been having an affair while she's been pregnant.

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Roald Dahl
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There Was an Old Woman
star
7.66
138 votes

#20 - There Was an Old Woman

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/18/1956

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

Directors: Robert Stevenson
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Bull in a China Shop
star
7.65
23 votes

#21 - Bull in a China Shop

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 3/30/1958

A handsome homicide detective is befriended by four old ladies who invite him for tea and proceed to play out a variation of Arsenic and Old Lace for his benefit.

Directors: James Neilson
Into Thin Air
star
7.64
160 votes

#22 - Into Thin Air

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/30/1955

When a young woman leaves her ill mother in a Paris hotel room and comes back later, she finds her mother is missing, and all the hotel's employees deny she and her mother were ever there.

Directors: Don Medford
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The Perfect Murder
star
7.63
143 votes

#23 - The Perfect Murder

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/11/1956

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

Directors: Robert Stevens
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Malice Domestic
star
7.63
62 votes

#24 - Malice Domestic

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/10/1957

A man begins to suspect that his wife is trying to poison him.

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Don't Come Back Alive
star
7.62
210 votes

#25 - Don't Come Back Alive

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/1955

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.

Directors: Robert Stevenson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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