Alfred Hitchcock Presents

The WORST episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 5/10/2022Network: NBC
The Throwback
10 votes

#1 - The Throwback

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/28/1961

A knight's tale of chivalry and honor sees two men vying for the affections of a beautiful woman fighting an honorable duel for her heart and hand. All is fair in love and war, but a little cheating is expected.

Directors: John Brahm
The Hidden Thing
99 votes

#2 - The Hidden Thing

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 5/20/1956

After Dana Edwards' fiancée Laura is killed by a hit-and-run driver, he is visited by John Hurley, who claims to be able to use memory recall techniques that will help him to remember the car's license plate number.

My Brother, Richard
57 votes

#3 - My Brother, Richard

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/20/1957

A district attorney faces a crisis in his campaign for governor when his mentally unstable brother decides to eliminate the competition.

98 votes

#4 - Decoy

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 6/10/1956

Gil Larkin is suspected of murder when Mona Cameron's allegedly abusive husband is shot dead in front of him and he gets knocked out by an unknown assailant.

Directors: Arnold Laven
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Servant Problem
11 votes

#5 - Servant Problem

Season 6 - Episode 34 - Aired 6/6/1961

Good staff are hard to come by and, once found, are as priceless as one's own wife when it comes to their talent in the kitchen. At least, for handsome and distinguished Kerwin Drake, this is certainly the case when the arrival of his dowdy down-at-heel wife is a mere hors d'ouevres for the murderous meal that follows.

Appointment at Eleven
47 votes

#6 - Appointment at Eleven

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/1959

A 17-year-old causes havoc at a bar and alarms everyone around him when he talks hysterically about how he'll be "born again" when someone else dies at eleven o'clock.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Baby Sitter
97 votes

#7 - The Baby Sitter

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 5/6/1956

When Clara Nash is murdered, her baby-sitter Lottie Slocum is excited to be the center of attention, and she also hopes to become closer to Clara's husband.

Directors: Robert Stevens
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Invitation to an Accident
43 votes

#8 - Invitation to an Accident

Season 4 - Episode 36 - Aired 6/21/1959

When a woman's blatant indiscretions with her ex-husband continue even after a confrontation with her current spouse, the consequences are dire.

Directors: Don Taylor
The Belfry
100 votes

#9 - The Belfry

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/13/1956

When Clint Ringle learns that Ellie Marsh, the schoolteacher whom he loves, is engaged to Walt Norton, Clint kills Walt and then hides in the schoolhouse's bell tower, waiting for his chance to exact further revenge.

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The End of Indian Summer
56 votes

#10 - The End of Indian Summer

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/24/1957

An insurance investigator is compelled to re-examine an old claim when troubling new facts come to light.

Directors: Robert Stevens
Design for Loving
51 votes

#11 - Design for Loving

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/9/1958

A man's marriage seriously malfunctions when he buys a robot to take over his relationship with his demanding wife so he can escape to Rio.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Greatest Monster of Them All
69 votes

#12 - The Greatest Monster of Them All

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/14/1961

The Prince of Darkness stalks the living once more as legendary Hollywood producer Ernst Von Kroft makes a low-budget bid for a return to the fame and glory of the big screen. When he falls short of renewed stardom, it could be a pain in the neck for all concerned.

Directors: Robert Stevens
One for the Road
59 votes

#13 - One for the Road

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/3/1957

When the wife of a two-timing husband starts to connect the dots, the consequences could prove deadly.

Directors: Robert Stevens
96 votes

#14 - Mink

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 6/3/1956

Paula Hudson has a stolen mink coat she tells police she purchased on a recommendation, and when they retrace her steps to find out how she obtained it, everyone denies they ever talked to her about it.

Directors: Robert Stevenson
The Last Dark Step
48 votes

#15 - The Last Dark Step

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/8/1959

It's murder most foul when a man decides to drown the longtime girlfriend who's been supporting him, but his crime doesn't go unnoticed for very long.

The Children of Alda Nuova
39 votes

#16 - The Children of Alda Nuova

Season 7 - Episode 35 - Aired 6/5/1962

An American criminal living in Rome gets more than he bargained for when supplying narcotics to a group of juveniles.

Directors: Robert Florey
I Killed the Count (1)
57 votes

#17 - I Killed the Count (1)

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/17/1957

Count Mattoni is brutally murdered and Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson must wade the through a myriad of suspects.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Legacy
98 votes

#18 - The Legacy

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired 5/27/1956

When a prince who is well known as a playboy takes a sudden romantic interest in a shy, plain housewife, everyone is baffled and fascinated.

Directors: James Neilson
Number Twenty-Two
54 votes

#19 - Number Twenty-Two

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/17/1957

A young ruffian involved in a failed stickup learns some hard facts of life during a police interrogation.

Directors: Robert Stevens
O Youth and Beauty!
44 votes

#20 - O Youth and Beauty!

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/22/1960

A midlife crisis for a man with a teenage past boasting athletic prowess and vigor puts a dangerous strain on his marriage, and his own physical state. How much more can a wife take living under starter's orders?

Directors: Norman Lloyd
The Impromptu Murder
17 votes

#21 - The Impromptu Murder

Season 3 - Episode 38 - Aired 6/22/1958

Still waters run deep when a lawyer with mayoral ambitions murders a woman who claimed he tried to embezzle money from her in the past.

Directors: Paul Henreid
42 votes

#22 - Insomnia

Season 5 - Episode 30 - Aired 5/8/1960

Lack of sleep is ruining a widower's life, but the real nightmare begins when he finally meets his brother-in-law, a menacing veteran still holding a grudge for his sister's death.

Directors: John Brahm
Disappearing Trick
22 votes

#23 - Disappearing Trick

Season 3 - Episode 27 - Aired 4/6/1958

A debonair tennis player looks into his attractive partner's past and her presumed dead husband.

Directors: Arthur Hiller
None Are So Blind
38 votes

#24 - None Are So Blind

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/1956

A man conceives the perfect plan to murder his rich aunt. Confidently, he cooperates with the police, only to discover one fatal flaw in the elaborate scheme.

Directors: Robert Stevens
The Man with Two Faces
42 votes

#25 - The Man with Two Faces

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/13/1960

The theft of a woman's purse is the start of a tale of profit and loss which strikes close to home when the identity of the culprit is sought through a series of conflicting photographs.

Directors: Stuart Rosenberg