The BEST episodes written by Francis Cockrell

Survival
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Survival

The High Chaparral - Season 1 - Episode 18

John Cannon and Billy Blue are captured by Apaches far from home and made to face death from lack of water. John and Billy force a wounded Indian, Klosen, to lead them toward water but the Apache escapes. Buck and Manolito catch a glimpse of a war party wearing John's and Billy's hats but harsh desert winds make it impossible to track the missing pair. When John and Billy do find water, renegade Chief Soldado ties them to a rock to die of thirst.

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You Got to Have Luck
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8.14
152 votes

#2 - You Got to Have Luck

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 16

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

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The Case of the Lazy Lover
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7.90
45 votes

#3 - The Case of the Lazy Lover

Perry Mason - Season 1 - Episode 35

Attempting to miss hitting her stepfather's car, Patricia Faxon swerves as she enters her driveway and hits the hedges. After asking her stepfather, Bertrand Allred, to move his car, he finds Bob Fleetwood badly hurt next to the hedges. Assuming Patricia accidently hit Bob Fleetwood, Bertrand and Lucille Allred take Bob to a hotel. The next morning Bertrand Allred is found dead in his car, near the hotel, where the car left the road and went through the guard rail. Lucille Allred is accused of killing her husband when she is seen walking back to the hotel shortly after Bertrand's car left.

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The Hands of Mr. Ottermole
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7.75
55 votes

#4 - The Hands of Mr. Ottermole

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 32

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

Breakdown
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7.74
202 votes

#5 - Breakdown

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 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.

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The Case of Mr. Pelham
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7.64
150 votes

#6 - The Case of Mr. Pelham

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 10

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

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There Was an Old Woman
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7.61
142 votes

#7 - There Was an Old Woman

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 25

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

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Back for Christmas
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7.60
144 votes

#8 - Back for Christmas

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 23

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

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A Bullet for Baldwin
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7.45
184 votes

#9 - A Bullet for Baldwin

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 14

When an office worker is fired from his job, he shoots his boss to death, but when he returns to the office his boss is alive, and has no recollection of the incident.

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Banquo's Chair
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7.40
20 votes

#10 - Banquo's Chair

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 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.

Momentum
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7.31
102 votes

#11 - Momentum

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 39

A man ends up running to the Mexican border after trying to collect money his employer owes him.

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The Case of the Angry Mourner
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7.28
112 votes

#12 - The Case of the Angry Mourner

Perry Mason - Season 1 - Episode 7

Carla Adrian is having trouble fending off amorous neighbor Mark Cushing.When another neighbor hears a shot and a woman's scream saw Carla's Mother Belle Adrian in Mark Cushing's cabin,it's not long before the police discover Mark Cushing and arrest Mrs Belle Adrian.Perry Mason comes to defend Mrs. Belle Adrian.

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The Dangerous People
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7.20
24 votes

#13 - The Dangerous People

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 39

Two men are waiting for their train in the station's waiting room. The neighborhood has a criminal asylum nearby from which a criminal has escaped. Nervous about the situation, these two people start suspecting each other.

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The Dark Room
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7.19
21 votes

#14 - The Dark Room

One Step Beyond - Season 1 - Episode 4

A female photojournalist on assignment in France takes an apartment and begins to work with a somewhat mysterious male model. Thngs come to a head when she has a brush with the supernatural that could well mean her death.

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I Killed the Count (2)
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7.17
58 votes

#15 - I Killed the Count (2)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 26

Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson continues in his investigation of the murder of Count Mattoni. He discovers that each suspect not only appears guilty, but also admit to having committed the crime.

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Revenge
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7.08
349 votes

#16 - Revenge

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 1

When Carl Spann's wife Elsa is assaulted by an unknown attacker, he drives his still-incoherent wife around town, hoping she can point him out, so he can kill him.

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Expanding Human
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7.08
77 votes

#17 - Expanding Human

The Outer Limits - Season 2 - Episode 4

A consciousness-expanding drug provides a professor with superhuman abilities and endangers the lives of his associates.

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I Killed the Count (3)
star
7.05
60 votes

#18 - I Killed the Count (3)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 27

Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson discovers who killed Count Mattoni. Due to a legal loophole, however, the killer cannot be tried.

The Gentleman from America
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7.04
103 votes

#19 - The Gentleman from America

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 31

Rich American Howard Lattimer visits London, and bets 1000 pounds that he can spend the night in a room that is said to be haunted.

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Whodunit
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7.03
141 votes

#20 - Whodunit

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1 - Episode 26

Recently deceased mystery writer Alexander Penn Arlington gets permission from the recording angel to relive his last day on earth, so that he can find out who murdered him.

Relative Value
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7.02
50 votes

#21 - Relative Value

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 21

When John learns that he has been made the beneficiary in his cousin's will, he decides he can't wait for nature to take its course and begins plotting murder.

De Mortuis
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6.94
78 votes

#22 - De Mortuis

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 3

Aware that their friend's wife is cheating, Wally and Bud draw the same conclusion when they find him digging up his basement and his wife's missing.

I Killed the Count (1)
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6.63
62 votes

#23 - I Killed the Count (1)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 2 - Episode 25

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

The Impromptu Murder
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6.60
17 votes

#24 - The Impromptu Murder

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3 - Episode 38

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.