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Season 2

26 Nov. 1953
Double Bet
Sally is tired of watching all of her dates run for the door when they learn she's a widowed mother of three. Hoping for a better outcome, she plans to keep the kids a secret until a man is hooked. Her secretiveness makes her new, promising beau suspect she's got another man on the side. A friend who warned that her ruse would backfire intervenes to save the relationship.
 
7 Jan. 1954
The Fugitives
A killer is tried and sentenced to death for murdering a cop. However, he breaks out of prison and hunts down his ex-wife, who had fingered him to the police. A down-on-his-luck reporter tells his editor that, for a $100 bonus, he'll track down the escaped killer on his own and get a scoop for the paper. However, things don't work out quite the way the reporter had counted on.
 
6 May 1954
A Season to Love
A desperate girl marries the town drunk and through her love and support he becomes an upstanding citizen.
 
20 May 1954
Beneath These Waters
Filmed with help from the US Navy, this fact-based story tells of the U.S.S. Barksdale during World War II. After surviving the attack on Pearl Harbor, Lt. Comdr. William Masterson takes over command as the captain falls ill with appendicitis. While in charge, Masterson allows the ship to take a torpedo to save a larger nearby cruiser. In route for repairs, they fight off a squadron of Japanese fighter planes.
 

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