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      Season 7 – Alfred Hitchcock Presents

      1961 Drama Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews 71% 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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      Episode 1 Aired Oct 10, 1961 The Hat Box A student (Billy Gray) caught cheating on an exam thinks that his professor (Paul Ford) has killed his wife. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 17, 1961 Bang, You're Dead While searching his visiting uncle's luggage, a 6-year-old discovers a loaded pistol and thinks it is a toy. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 24, 1961 Maria After acquiring an unusual monkey for his act during a state of intoxication, a carnival worker comes to regret his purchase. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 31, 1961 Cop for a Day Two crooks rob a bank messenger and escape with $18,000, only to learn there was a witness to their crime. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 7, 1961 Keep Me Company A lonely wife's (Anne Francis) attempt to make her husband (Edmund Hashim) jealous unwittingly helps the police. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 14, 1961 Beta Delta Gamma A fraternity prank proves deadly when a drunken frat member (Burt Brinckerhoff) thinks he has committed murder. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 21, 1961 You Can't Be a Little Girl All Your Life A shy woman (Caroline Kearney) is attacked in her home while her husband (Dick York) is working late one night. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 28, 1961 The Old Pro A professional hit man (Richard Conte) tries to retire but things keep getting in the way. With Sarah Shane. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 5, 1961 I Spy A man (Cecil Parker) hires a detective (Eric Barker) to follow his estranged wife (Kay Walsh), who he believes is seeing another man. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 12, 1961 Services Rendered An amnesia victim (Steve Dunne) has a $1,000 bill and a doctor's name in his wallet. Details Episode 11 Aired Dec 19, 1961 Right Kind of Medicine After being shot in a holdup, a bank robber unknowingly receives the wrong medicine from an old pharmacist. Details Episode 12 Aired Dec 26, 1961 A Jury of Her Peers A sheriff believes a woman (June Walker) is guilty of her husband's murder but has no evidence. With Ann Harding and Frances Reid. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 2, 1962 The Silk Petticoat A woman has second thoughts about marriage when her future husband lectures her about indiscretions and torture. Details Episode 14 Aired Jan 9, 1962 Bad Actor A struggling actor invites a fellow actor to his apartment to rehearse a role for which they are competing. Details Episode 15 Aired Jan 16, 1962 Door Without a Key A policeman working the night shift encounters an old man with amnesia (Claude Rains) and a lost boy (Bill Mumy). Details Episode 16 Aired Jan 23, 1962 The Case of M.J.H. Taking advantage of his girlfriend's job at a psychiatrist's office, a small-time crook cooks up a lucrative money-making scheme. Details Episode 17 Aired Jan 30, 1962 The Faith of Aaron Menefee A man's (Andrew Prine) confidence in a faith healer (Sidney Blackmer) leads to an interesting situation for both of them. With Maggie Pierce and Robert Armstrong. Details Episode 18 Aired Feb 6, 1962 The Woman Who Wanted to Live In his run from the law, an escaped convict kidnaps a young woman, unaware of her relationship to his latest victim. Details Episode 19 Aired Feb 13, 1962 Strange Miracle Following a train accident, a man plans to cheat an insurance company out of a large amount of money. Details Episode 20 Aired Feb 20, 1962 The Test Following the close of a murder trial, an attorney continues to seek the truth for his own personal satisfaction. Details Episode 21 Aired Feb 27, 1962 Burglar Proof On the verge of losing his job, an advertising executive is desperate to come up with a successful ad campaign. Details Episode 22 Aired Mar 6, 1962 The Big Score A gang of teen thieves hits one house too many when they target a mob gangster's (Philip Reed) home. With Tom Gilleran and Rafael Campos. Details Episode 23 Aired Mar 13, 1962 Profit-Sharing Plan A retired man plans to run away with his mistress and stolen company funds but his wife has something else in mind. Details Episode 24 Aired Mar 20, 1962 Apex A man and his lover (Mark Miller, Patricia Breslin) plot to eliminate his wife (Vivienne Segal) so they can be together. Details Episode 25 Aired Mar 27, 1962 Last Remains An undertaker (John Fielder) attempts to collect from a penny-pinching killer (Ed Gardner). Details Episode 26 Aired Apr 3, 1962 10 O'Clock Tiger A seedy character (Frankie Darro) discovers an amazing formula and decides to use it to make some quick cash. With Robert Keith and Karl Lukas. Details Episode 27 Aired Apr 10, 1962 Act of Faith A successful author (Dennis King) loans money to an unknown colleague (George Grizzard) to help him complete his book. With Florence MacMichael. Details Episode 28 Aired Apr 17, 1962 The Kerry Blue A man's (Gene Evans) obsession over his pet dog pushes him over the edge when the dog suddenly dies. With Carmen Mathews. Details Episode 29 Aired Apr 24, 1962 The Matched Pearl A jewelry shop owner sells a rare black pearl to a client, who later returns looking for another one to make a matched pair. Details Episode 30 Aired May 1, 1962 What Frightened You, Fred? When an ex-con (R.G. Armstrong) breaks parole, his psychiatrist (Adam Williams) thinks that he is afraid of being on the outside. With Ed Asner. Details Episode 31 Aired May 8, 1962 Most Likely to Succeed Having had a bad run of luck, a man (Howard Morris) tracks down an old college friend (Jack Carter) in hopes of landing a job. Details Episode 32 Aired May 15, 1962 Victim Four A husband searches desperately for his wife in a neighborhood where numerous murders have been committed. Details Episode 33 Aired May 22, 1962 Golden Opportunity A shoplifter (Coleen Gray) is blackmailed into helping the store manager (Richard Long) in a crime of his own. Details Episode 34 Aired May 29, 1962 The 12-Hour Caper A meek clerk (Dick York) plots with his associates to rob their investment firm. With Wendell Holmes. Details Episode 35 Aired Jun 5, 1962 Children of Alda Nuova A wanted man (Jack Carson) disappears while visiting a little-known tourist attraction in Italy. With Christopher Dark. Details Episode 36 Aired Jun 12, 1962 First-Class Honeymoon A recently-divorced man (Robert Webber) makes a deal with a friend (Jeremy Slate) to avoid having to pay alimony. Details Episode 37 Aired Jun 19, 1962 The Big Kick A man (Wayne Rogers) decides to demonstrate to his new-found girlfriend (Anne Helm) how he gets his kicks. With Brian Hutton. Details Episode 38 Aired Jun 26, 1962 Where Beauty Lies A housekeeper make arrangements to keep her lover all to herself when he expresses interest in another woman. Details Episode 39 Aired undefined Sorcerer's Apprentice After being taken in by a kindly carnival magician, a mentally challenged boy is duped by the magician's deceitful wife. Details

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      Jeff Jarvis People Magazine To see what's wrong with TV today - chiefly the sin of predictability - take a look back at the work of an imaginative genius, Alfred Hitchcock. Sep 28, 2018 Full Review

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      Audience Member One of the best series of the 50's. Very good scenes, very good episodes (each one better than the other). Undoubtedly, one of the best Alfred Hitchcock classics ever. Highly recommend. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Post a review

      Season Info

      Alan Crosland Jr., Paul Henreid, Norman Lloyd, Robert Florey, John Newland, Bernard Girard, Boris Sagal
      Executive Producer
      Alfred Hitchcock
      Henry Slesar, Bryce Walton, Calvin Clements Sr., James P. Cavanagh, John Collier, Harold Swanton, William Link, Talmage Powell, Robert Wallsten, Robert Bloch, Richard Levinson, Stanley Ellin
      Drama, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Oct 10, 1961
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