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Episode List


Season 1

7 Sep. 1952
Time to Kill
A man decides to stamp out corruption in his state.
14 Sep. 1952
The Baker Story
A young doctor faces a career-threatening decision when faced with an epidemic of ergot poisoning.
21 Sep. 1952
A chauffeur learns a secret and decides to capitalize on his knowledge through blackmail.
28 Sep. 1952
The Hiding Place
A farmer searches for a hidden pot of gold.
5 Oct. 1952
No Gods to Serve
A chaplain struggles with his faith while trapped behind enemy lines with three soldiers.
12 Oct. 1952
Love Letters from a Stranger
A young woman working in a millinery shop falls in love in an unusual way.
19 Oct. 1952
Those Who Wait
Four men are trapped in a coal mine disaster resulting in the death of one of the miners. Their wives wait to learn which of their husbands survived the cave-in.
26 Oct. 1952
The Guest
A man fleeing a robbery tries to convince a grieving mother that he was the friend of the woman's son who lost his life in Korea.
2 Nov. 1952
The Red Wig
A woman's husband leaves her because of she hates children.
16 Nov. 1952
The Fakir
An Englishman is dogged by tragedy.
23 Nov. 1952
No Story Assignment
When a woman sues a newspaper for libel, a reporter is assigned to investigate her.
30 Nov. 1952
The Trusting Heart
A woman's fiancé asks her to trust him.
7 Dec. 1952
Pile of Rocks
A husband is suspected of murder when his wife mysteriously disappears.
14 Dec. 1952
A young reporter writes a story about a policeman's widow resulting in conflict with her editor.
21 Dec. 1952
A Tale of Two Christmases
The life of a dysfunctional family between Christmas 1951 and Christmas 1952 is told.
28 Dec. 1952
Night Riders in Apartment A
Two couples live in an apartment building on different floors, one above the other. One member of each couple suffers from insomnia.
4 Jan. 1953
Desk of Matthew Day
A small-town newspaper editor, who was once the star reporter for a major metropolitan daily, struggles with money problems.
11 Jan. 1953
Medal of Honor
The town council fires it's sole policeman because there hasn't been a crime committed in the small Maine community in more than ten years.
18 Jan. 1953
Take the Odds
The son of a washed-up professional boxer tries shield his father from the neighborhood kids ridicule.
25 Jan. 1953
An old man searches pawnshops for the proper suit for his burial.
8 Feb. 1953
The Decision
When a long-lost husband returns, a man in love with the wife contemplates murder.
15 Feb. 1953
Song for a Banker
A stuffy banker tries to dissuade his son from pursuing a career as a song-writer by composing a number of his own with unexpected results.
1 Mar. 1953
The World of Nancy Clark
When a nine-year-old girl learns her beloved au pair plans to be married, she plots to break up the engagement so she won't have to spend time with her obnoxious parents.
8 Mar. 1953
A baseball team is mired in the second division until its manager follows the advice of his son's imaginary friend.
15 Mar. 1953
Treasure Island
A young boy reading Robert Louis Stevenson's classic pirate story dreams of adventure and unexpectedly finds it when two strangers enter his life.
22 Mar. 1953
Carla's Boy
A young boy who wants a father runs away from boarding school to try to find one of his mother's ex-husbands.
29 Mar. 1953
Luncheon at Casey's
A small-time gambler tries to dissuade his daughter from marrying a young man who is a ne'er-do-well like himself.
5 Apr. 1953
As the Twig Is Bent
Even though the man is acquitted at his trial, a policeman knows his former childhood friend was guilty of the crime.
12 Apr. 1953
Friend of the Family
When a girl becomes disillusioned, her father tries to help.
19 Apr. 1953
The Way of Hope
A washed-up playwright, an alcoholic producer and a bitter actress set out to build a better future for themselves.
26 Apr. 1953
A writer composes a series of fictional magazine articles about the man she loved and lost to her best friend.
3 May 1953
Escape from the Past
A man's shady past catches up with him.
10 May 1953
Desk Job
A lieutenant in the Air Force longs to be flying aircraft rather than predicting the weather until his expertise is required when fog shrouds the airfield with aircraft aloft.
17 May 1953
No-Rap Charlie
A burglar stumbles across top secret documents.
24 May 1953
The Rocking Chair
The wife of an aging physician pressures him to retire.
31 May 1953
The Researcher
A pretty magazine researcher, unhappy that she's still single at 28, sets her sights on the man she wants to marry. Unfortunately, her quarry learns of her intentions and breaks off their relationship.
7 Jun. 1953
The Brothers
A soldier recently returned from Korea resents his brother's over-protectiveness.
14 Jun. 1953
The Dog Tag
A German war widow tracks down the American soldier that killed her husband during combat.
21 Jun. 1953
The Runaways
A new tenant concerns a mailman and his wife.

 Season 1 

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