Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV Series  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
8.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.7/10 from 5,952 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 15 critic

Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 18 Jul 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 24 May 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 26 Mar 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962) on IMDb 8.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1962   1961   1960   1959   1958   1957   … See all »
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce
Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Fantasy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts
The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas
Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Updated remakes of classic stories originally produced by the Master of Suspense.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Himself - Host / ... (268 episodes, 1955-1962)
Edit

Storyline

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, and mystery. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 October 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alfred Hitchcock presenta  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(266 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

On 11 August 2009 the US Postal Service issued a pane of twenty 44¢ commemorative postage stamps honoring early USA television programs. A booklet with 20 picture postal cards was also issued. The stamp honoring "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" pictured host Alfred Hitchcock. Other shows honored in the Early TV Memories issue were: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952), The Dinah Shore Show (1951), Dragnet (1951), "The Ed Sullivan Show" (originally titled The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)), The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), Hopalong Cassidy (1952), The Honeymooners (1955), "The Howdy Doody Show" (original title: The Howdy Doody Show (1947)), I Love Lucy (1951), Kukla, Fran and Ollie (1947), Lassie (1954), The Lone Ranger (1949), Perry Mason (1957), The Phil Silvers Show (1955), The Red Skelton Hour (1951), "Texaco Star Theater" (titled Texaco Star Theatre (1948), 1954-1956), The Tonight Show (which began as Tonight! (1953)), Twilight Zone (1959), and You Bet Your Life (1950). See more »

Quotes

[Hitchcock arrives for his introduction dressed in a safari outfit and pith helmet]
Himself - Host: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to darkest Hollywood. Night brings a stillness to the jungle. It is so quiet, you can hear a name drop. The savage beasts have already begun gathering at the water holes to quench their thirst. Now one should be especially alert. The vicious table-hopper is on the prowl, and the spotted back-biter may lurk behind a potted palm. To take me through this most savage of...
[...]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Delightful Mix
3 December 2002 | by (brighton, ma) – See all my reviews

A delightful mix of suspense and humor, the serious and the absurd, Alfred Hitchcock Presents may be the best filmed anthology of all. The half-hour show ran seven seasons, the hour-longs lasted for three. I prefer the shorter shows, which have more punch and variety, and also seem more energetic and original. Aided by producers Joan Harrison and Norman Lloyd, Hitchcock owned the show through his production company, yet actually had little to do with the series, of which he directed only a small number of episodes. But Harrison and Lloyd knew Hitch and his tastes quite well, and the Hitchcock shows reflected his interests and preoccupations. He also delivered the droll introductions, which are still a joy to watch, becoming somewhat of a celebrity as a result. Drawing on such disparate sources as Ray Bradbury and John Collier, Ambrose Bierce and Guy de Maupassant, the show drew on some of the most gifted actors (if not biggest stars) in the business. They are best viewed without commercial interruption, one after the other. Their dry mood and subtle humor is still charming after all these years.


26 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyhting Similar to this ? ndrnik
help with an episode smileyking1975
Finished all 7 seasons.....now running low on anthology fuel! funkdakarma
New to this show, any recommendations? michaelmartind
Episodes directed by Hitchcock john292
The AHP dvds jennybuffyfan
Discuss Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page