The Best Episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Last Updated: Jan 28, 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 - 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.
#4 - 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?
#5 - 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.
#9 - A True Account
Season 4 - Episode 34
The death of a wealthy convalescent makes his nurse suspect that the cause was not natural.
#10 - Not the Running Type
Season 5 - Episode 19
After twelve years in prison for stealing $200,000 from his investment firm employers, Milton Potter calmly returns all the money he embezzled and pursues some very unique post-prison retirement plans.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - 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?
#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.
#18 - Ambition
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.
#19 - The Case of M.J.H.
Season 7 - Episode 16
Young criminal Jimmy French convinces his girlfriend to take a peek at her psychiatrist boss' files in order to find the perfect blackmail victim. But will Jimmy end up being the one under analysis?
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - The Perfect Crime
Season 3 - Episode 3
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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.