The BEST Episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 2, 2021

Network: NBC

Updated remakes of classic stories from the original Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962). His original opening bits are colorized for re-use here.

The Impatient Patient

#1 - The Impatient Patient

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 7, 1987

A new nurse starts to annoy a terminally ill cancer patient who just wants to be left in peace to die.

star 7.97
31 votes
Directors: Allan King
Writers: John Antrobus
Breakdown

#2 - Breakdown

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 1985

After closing a major drug deal, a ruthless businessman is paralyzed in an auto accident, and presumed dead by all who see him- including the coroner.

star 7.27
37 votes
Writers: Alfonse Ruggiero Jr.
The Canary Sedan

#3 - The Canary Sedan

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 1, 1986

A woman goes to Hong Kong to be with her husband.

star 7.15
34 votes
Writers: Joan Tewkesbury
Revenge

#4 - Revenge

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 27, 1985

A professor spurns the legal system to seek revenge on the man who raped his wife.

star 7.14
43 votes
Directors: Don Medford
Writers: Charles Grant Craig, Randall Hood, Tom Cannan
The Specialty of the House

#5 - The Specialty of the House

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 21, 1987

An arrogant, yet influential, food critic attempts to persuade a reluctant restaurant proprietor to reveal a treasured recipe.

star 7.12
33 votes
Writers: Jonathan Glassner
A Very Happy Ending

#6 - A Very Happy Ending

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 16, 1986

A poor little rich boy who's deaf witnesses a murder, then blackmails the hit man into doing a job for him.

star 7.09
33 votes
Directors: Tom Rickman
Writers: Tom Rickman
Beast In View

#7 - Beast In View

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 19, 1986

A psychiatrist is terrorized by menacing phone calls and the killing of her dog following her marriage to one of her patients.

star 7.06
31 votes
Writers: Robert Glass
The Man Who Knew Too Little

#8 - The Man Who Knew Too Little

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 8, 1989

A man wakes in a hotel room with amnesia and a headache.

star 7.06
31 votes
Directors: Ray Austin
Writers: Glenn Davis, Pascal Bonniere, William Laurin
The Right Kind of Medicine

#9 - The Right Kind of Medicine

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 12, 1986

A bank robber is wounded in a shoot-out, then forced to endure an excruciating wait for a painkiller at the pharmacy.

star 7.06
32 votes
Writers: Michael Braverman
Hippocritic Oath

#10 - Hippocritic Oath

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 19, 1988

A failing medical student stands to loose an inheritance if he doesn't pass the final exam.

star 7.06
32 votes
Directors: Vic Sarin
Writers: Michael Colleary, Ray DeLaurentis
The Creeper

#11 - The Creeper

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 16, 1986

A fashion designer is terrified that she may be the next target of the creeper who may have the keys to her appartment.

star 7.06
33 votes
Writers: James P. Cavanagh, Stephen Kronish, Steve Bello
If the Shoe Fits

#12 - If the Shoe Fits

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 14, 1987

A jealous man kills his twin brother and tries to assume his identity.

star 7.06
33 votes
Directors: Allan King
Writers: Jonathan Glassner
Night Fever

#13 - Night Fever

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 3, 1985

A gun man injured from a robbery in which he killed a cop, tries to charm a nurse into helping him escape from hospital custody.

star 7.05
40 votes
Tragedy Tonight!

#14 - Tragedy Tonight!

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 4, 1987

An up and coming young actress tries out her homework from acting school without telling her older sister.

star 7.03
31 votes
Writers:
Murder Party

#15 - Murder Party

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired May 7, 1988

Poison fells a man during his 40th birthday party and a detective must determine which one of his guests did it.

star 7.03
31 votes
Directors: Allan King
Writers: Robert De Laurentiis
My Dear Watson

#16 - My Dear Watson

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 22, 1989

Just after returning from the Orient, Watson is kidnapped and it is up to Sherlock Holmes to find him.

star 7.03
31 votes
Directors: Jorge Montesi
Writers: Susan Woollen
Enough Rope For Two

#17 - Enough Rope For Two

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 9, 1986

A camping trip for two becomes a flight from murder full of twists and double-crosses when a Harvard-bound law student goes against his better judgement and lets his girl friend bring her ""cousin"" along.

star 7.03
33 votes
Writers: David Chase
When This Man Dies

#18 - When This Man Dies

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 14, 1987

A couple receive a letter telling them they will get some money when a certain man dies.

star 7.03
33 votes
Writers: Jeremy Hole
Deadly Honeymoon

#19 - Deadly Honeymoon

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 13, 1986

Following a whirlwind courtship, a new bride fears her luck's run out when she learns that her doctor husband has heavy gambling debts and two deceased formor wives who were heavily insured.

star 7.03
34 votes
Writers: Stephen Kronish
Man on the Edge

#20 - Man on the Edge

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 7, 1987

A troubled young man threatens to jump from the 28th floor of a hotel as police officers attempt to stop him.

star 7.03
34 votes
Writers: James Norman Beaver Jr.
Wake Me When I'm Dead

#21 - Wake Me When I'm Dead

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 10, 1985

Trial of a woman who killed her husband while hypnotically transported to a past life.

star 7.03
40 votes
The Gloating Place

#22 - The Gloating Place

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 5, 1986

A withdrawn teenager is fascinated with the instant celebrity of a murdered classmate and fakes an assault on herself.

star 7.00
32 votes
Writers: David Stenn
Happy Birthday

#23 - Happy Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 23, 1986

The arrest of a newspaper reporter on his birthday for a murder supposedly committed 22 years ago comes as a complete surprise to the accused.

star 7.00
31 votes
Directors: Randy Roberts
Writers: Frisco Miller
Four O'Clock

#24 - Four O'Clock

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 4, 1986

Time is running out for a judge who's surprised, bound and gagged by burglars in his house after rigging a bomb to eliminate his wife and her suspected lover.

star 7.00
32 votes
Writers: Steve Bello
Road Hog

#25 - Road Hog

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 11, 1986

What can't go around comes around for a road-hogging salesman who won't allow a truck bound for the hospital to pass.

star 7.00
33 votes
Writers: Charles Grant Craig, Stephen Kronish, Steve Bello