The BEST Episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 13, 2021
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 - Aired May 31, 1959
When a local bank clerk cheats him out of $200, a man takes extreme measures to get back his money.
#2 - Road Hog
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 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.
#3 - You Got to Have Luck
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 15, 1956
During a massive manhunt for escaped convict Sam Cobbett, Cobbett invades a house where young housewife Mary Schaffner is home alone.
#4 - The Glass Eye
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 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.
#5 - Murder Me Twice
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 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?
#6 - The Long Shot
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 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.
#7 - Banquo's Chair
Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired May 3, 1959
A retired Scotland Yard inspector goes to extreme lengths to prove the guilt of a suspect in an old murder case.
#8 - The Day of the Bullet
Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 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.
#9 - The Older Sister
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 22, 1956
A reporter discovers the truth about the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case.
#10 - The Indestructible Mr. Weems
Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired Jun 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.
#11 - The Hands of Mr. Ottermole
Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired May 5, 1957
In 1919 London, a killer is stalking the streets, and residents look to a police sergeant (Bikel) to catch the culprit.
#12 - Our Cook's a Treasure
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 1955
A man fears that the new cook he's hired is actually a murderess.
#13 - The Case of Mr. Pelham
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 4, 1955
A series of troubling incidents lead Mr. Pelham to believe that he has a double who is deliberately impersonating him.
#14 - Breakdown
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.
#15 - Back for Christmas
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 4, 1956
Herbert Carpenter plans to murder his wife Hermione, bury her body in the basement, and then leave on a long business trip.
#16 - The Perfect Crime
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 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.
#17 - There Was an Old Woman
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 18, 1956
Dishonest Frank and Lorna Bramwell visit the home of wealthy, eccentric Monica Laughton, with the intention of robbing her.
#18 - A Man Greatly Beloved
Season 2 - Episode 33 - Aired May 12, 1957
A precocious, pigtailed girl attaches herself to a grumpy loner in the hopes of learning his secrets.
#19 - The Perfect Murder
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 11, 1956
Unscrupulous brothers Paul and Henri Tallendier plan to murder their Aunt Rosalie so that they can get their uncle's inheritance.
#20 - And So Died Riabouchinska
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 12, 1956
While investigating a murder in a theater, Detective Krovitch uncovers a strange web of tensions revolving around ventriloquist John Fabian and his female dummy.
#21 - Into Thin Air
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 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.
#22 - Don't Come Back Alive
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.
#23 - The Cheney Vase
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 25, 1955
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.
#24 - Premonition
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 1955
A famous pianist returns to his home town to find the man who murdered his father.
#25 - One More Mile to Go
Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired Apr 7, 1957
After murdering his shrewish spouse, a man finds that disposing of her body may be the challenge of his life.