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      Season 2 – Alfred Hitchcock Presents

      1956 Drama Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews 88% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score The familiar "plink, plink" of the theme song, accompanied by the line drawing of a man in profile immediately identifies the show as "Alfred Hitchcock Presents." The famed director opens almost every episode with the words "Good evening ..." After a joke -- usually about the evening's sponsor -- Hitchcock lays the groundwork for that episode's freestanding story of suspense and terror. Read More Read Less Watch on Peacock Stream Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 30, 1956 Wet Saturday After his daughter commits murder, a man (Sir Cedric Hardwicke) finds a way to protect his family's reputation. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 7, 1956 Fog Closing In An escaped mental patient (George Grizzard) encounters a woman (Phyllis Thaxter) who's afraid to be alone in her house. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 14, 1956 De Mortuis Two friends unknowingly tell a middle-aged professor (Robert Emhardt) about his wife's (Cara Williams) reputation. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 21, 1956 Kill With Kindness A brother and sister (Hume Cronyn, Carmen Mathews) scheme to defraud an insurance company. With James Gleason. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 28, 1956 None Are So Blind A man (Hurd Hatfield) assumes another identity to kill his aunt (Mildred Dunnock) but forgets one important detail. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 4, 1956 Toby A man (Robert H. Harris) is overjoyed to learn that his long-forsaken love (Jessica Tandy) has searched him out to marry him. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 11, 1956 Alibi Me A murderer (Lee Philips) searches for an alibi after he kills a rival gangster (Chick Chandler) in a fit of rage. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 18, 1956 Conversation Over a Corpse Two sisters (Dorothy Stickney, Carmen Mathews) resort to desperate measures to keep their house. Details Episode 9 Aired Nov 25, 1956 Crack of Doom A man (Robert Horton) stakes his job, home and life savings on the turn of a card. With Robert Middleton. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 2, 1956 Jonathan A young man is overcome with grief when he learns of his father's demise and accuses his new mother of the crime. Details Episode 11 Aired Dec 9, 1956 Better Bargain An underworld kingpin (Robert Middleton) learns that his wife (Kathleen Hughes) has been unfaithful to him. With Henry Silva. Details Episode 12 Aired Dec 16, 1956 Rose Garden A publisher (John Williams), intrigued by an unpublished murder mystery, visits the author (Patricia Collinge). Details Episode 13 Aired Dec 23, 1956 Mr. Blanchard's Secret A mystery writer with an overactive imagination conjures up murderous thoughts about her new neighbors. Details Episode 14 Aired Dec 30, 1956 John Brown's Body A wife (Leora Dana) regrets having her sane husband (Russell Collins) committed to a mental institution. Details Episode 15 Aired Jan 6, 1957 Crackpot Newlyweds (Biff McGuire, Mary Scott) meet a volatile stranger (Robert Emhardt) while on their honeymoon. Details Episode 16 Aired Jan 13, 1957 Nightmare in 4-D A gorgeous actress (Barbara Baxley) asks a neighbor (Henry Jones) to help her hide the body of a murder victim. Details Episode 17 Aired Jan 20, 1957 My Brother Richard A man (Harry Townes) kills a gubernatorial candidate to ensure his brother's (Royal Dano) election. With Inger Stevens. Details Episode 18 Aired Jan 27, 1957 Manacled A prisoner tries to convince a police sergeant to allow him to escape while they are on their way to San Quentin. Details Episode 19 Aired Feb 3, 1957 A Bottle of Wine A man tries one last desperate attempt to win back the woman he loves by inviting her new lover for a drink. Details Episode 20 Aired Feb 10, 1957 Malice Domestic A woman (Phyllis Thaxter) is suspected of trying to poison her husband (Ralph Meeker). Details Episode 21 Aired Feb 17, 1957 Number Twenty-Two A man (Rip Torn) becomes intrigued with police routine when he is picked up for robbing a candy store. Details Episode 22 Aired Feb 24, 1957 End of Indian Summer An insurance investigator (Steve Forrest) goes undercover to check out a widow (Gladys Cooper) suspected of murdering two husbands. Details Episode 23 Aired Mar 3, 1957 One for the Road A wife (Louise Platt) suspects her husband (John Baragrey) of cheating on her and decides to do something about it. With Georgann Johnson. Details Episode 24 Aired Mar 10, 1957 Cream of the Jest An alcoholic actor (Claude Rains) blackmails a producer (James Gregory) to get a part in a play. With Paul Picerni. Details Episode 25 Aired Mar 17, 1957 I Killed the Count An inspector (John Williams) is confused when two men (Alan Napier, Charles Cooper) confess to the murder of a count. Details Episode 26 Aired Mar 24, 1957 I Killed the Count A Scotland Yard inspector (John Williams) finds he has three murderers who admit to killing the same man (Anthony Dawson). Details Episode 27 Aired Mar 31, 1957 I Killed the Count A Scotland Yard inspector (John Williams) finds he has three murderers who admit to killing the same man. Details Episode 28 Aired Apr 7, 1957 One More Mile to Go A man (David Wayne) trying to dispose of his murdered wife's body is stopped by a motorcycle cop (Steve Brodie). Details Episode 29 Aired Apr 14, 1957 Vicious Circle A hit man (Dick York) is ordered to eliminate his girlfriend (Kathleen Maguire) when she threatens to expose him. Details Episode 30 Aired Apr 21, 1957 The Three Dreams of Mr. Findlater A man (John Williams) begins to have dreams about his wife's (Isobel Elsom) murder. With Barbara Baxley. Details Episode 31 Aired Apr 28, 1957 Night the World Ended A reporter's (Harold J. Stone) prank makes a wino (Russell Collins) believe the world will end at 11:45pm that night. Details Episode 32 Aired May 5, 1957 Hands of Mr. Ottermole A reporter (Rhys Williams) annoys a police sergeant (Theodore Bikel) who is hunting a killer in fogbound London. Details Episode 33 Aired May 12, 1957 A Man Greatly Beloved A 9-year-old girl befriends a recluse (Sir Cedric Hardwicke) who has recently arrived in town. With Robert Culp. Details Episode 34 Aired May 19, 1957 Martha Mason, Movie Star Much to her husband's (Robert Emhardt) annoyance, a woman (Judith Evelyn) believes she resembles movie star Martha Mason. Details Episode 35 Aired May 26, 1957 West Warlock Time Capsule A taxidermist (Henry Jones) devises a creative plan to get rid of a freeloading in-law (Sam Buffington). Details Episode 36 Aired Jun 2, 1957 Father & Son An unscrupulous son (Charles Davis) tries to get enough money to marry the girl (Pamela Light) he loves. With Edmund Gwenn. Details Episode 37 Aired Jun 9, 1957 The Indestructible Mr. Weems A dying man (Russell Collins) is paid to buy a cemetery plot. Details Episode 38 Aired Jun 16, 1957 A Little Sleep Having dumped her boyfriend, a woman (Barbara Cook) encounters a killer (Vic Morrow) in a remote cabin. Details Episode 39 Aired Jun 23, 1957 The Dangerous People Two men (Albert Salmi, Robert H. Harris) each think the other is a dangerous lunatic who has escaped from the local asylum. 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      Season Info

      John Meredyth Lucas, Robert Stevens, Herschel Daugherty, Jus Addiss, Jules Bricken, Alfred Hitchcock, James Neilson, Paul Henreid
      Executive Producer
      Alfred Hitchcock
      Francis M. Cockrell, Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Thomas Burke, Frederic Brown, John Collier, Robert C. Dennis, Sarett Rudley, James P. Cavanagh, Alec Coppel, Marian B. Cockrell, Stirling Silliphant
      Drama, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Sep 30, 1956
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