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Season 1

2 Oct. 1955
Revenge
When Carl Spann's wife Elsa is assaulted by an unknown attacker, he drives his still-incoherent wife around town, hoping she can point him out, so he can kill him.
 
9 Oct. 1955
Premonition
Musician Kim Stanger returns to his hometown, but is troubled by a vague premonition that something is wrong. Indeed, his friends and family seem quite uncomfortable to see him. He particularly wants to see his father, but he learns that his father is dead. His family tells him that his father died of a heart attack while playing tennis four years ago, but Kim finds a number of discrepancies in the details they give him. He insists on finding out what really happened, even when everyone seems determined to stop him from learning the truth.
 
16 Oct. 1955
Triggers in Leash
A cook tries everything she can think of to end a dispute between two gunmen who have sworn to kill each other.
 
23 Oct. 1955
Don't Come Back Alive
Frank Partridge and his wife plot to cheat their life insurance company by having her hide out for 7 years and declared legally dead, but an investigator believes Mr. Partridge has murdered her.
 
30 Oct. 1955
Into Thin Air
When a young woman leaves her ill mother in a Paris hotel room and comes back later, she finds her mother is missing, and all the hotel's employees deny she and her mother were ever there.
 
6 Nov. 1955
Salvage
Gangster Dan Varrell, just released from prison, goes looking for the woman he holds responsible for his brother's death.
 
13 Nov. 1955
Breakdown
William Callew is involved in a bad traffic accident on a rural road, that leaves him so paralyzed he appears lifeless, and when help arrives they think he's really dead.
 
20 Nov. 1955
Our Cook's a Treasure
Shortly after having a quick breakfast with his wife and the new cook whom they have recently hired, Ralph Montgomery suffers a bad attack of indigestion, and continues to have trouble afterward. Later, he reads a newspaper story about a housekeeper who has poisoned several of her employers, and who is still at large. Ralph begins to suspect the worst, and he takes a cup of cocoa from the kitchen to a chemist, in order to have it analyzed.
 
27 Nov. 1955
The Long Shot
Heavily indebted Charlie Raymond is hired to accompany a British visitor on a trip across the USA, and looks for a way to take advantage of his employer.
 
4 Dec. 1955
The Case of Mr. Pelham
A series of troubling incidents lead Mr. Pelham to believe that he has a double who is deliberately impersonating him.
 
11 Dec. 1955
Guilty Witness
When Mr. and Mrs. Crane hear the Verbers having a violent argument in the apartment just above them, and then Mr. Verber disappears the next day, they can't help suspecting the worst.
 
18 Dec. 1955
Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid
While working as a department store 'Santa Claus', a paroled convict tries to help a troubled boy.
 
25 Dec. 1955
The Cheney Vase
When Lyle Endicott is fired from his job at an art museum, he comes up with a plan to take advantage of a trusting invalid whom he befriended at the museum.
 
1 Jan. 1956
A Bullet for Baldwin
When an office worker is fired from his job, he shoots his boss to death, but when he returns to the office his boss is alive, and has no recollection of the incident.
 
8 Jan. 1956
The Big Switch
Gangster Sam Dunleavy sets up an elaborate alibi so that he can kill his ex-girlfriend Goldie, who left him for another man.
 
15 Jan. 1956
You Got to Have Luck
During a massive manhunt for escaped convict Sam Cobbett, Cobbett invades a house where young housewife Mary Schaffner is home alone.
 
22 Jan. 1956
The Older Sister
One year after Mr. and Mrs. Borden were brutally murdered, reporter Nell Cutts tries to interview Lizzie Borden and her sister Emma about the killings.
 
29 Jan. 1956
Shopping for Death
Two retired insurance salesmen confront an aggressive, hostile woman in hopes of saving her from a disaster.
 
5 Feb. 1956
The Derelicts
Inventor Ralph Cowell murders his silent partner Alfred, only to be blackmailed by vagrant Peter Goodfellow, who witnessed the crime.
 
12 Feb. 1956
And So Died Riabouchinska
Detective Krovitch investigates a murder at a run-down vaudeville theater and gets a hot lead from the ventriloquist's dummy.
 
19 Feb. 1956
Safe Conduct
An American journalist meets a soccer star while traveling behind the Iron Curtain, but then is arrested as a suspected smuggler.
 
26 Feb. 1956
Place of Shadows
A young man tries to insinuate his way into a monastery, in order to gain revenge on a thief whom he blames for ruining his life.
 
4 Mar. 1956
Back for Christmas
Before leaving on a trip to America, a man kills his wife and buries her in the basement. Once in the United States. he receives correspondence tipping him off that the murder will undoubtedly be exposed.
 
11 Mar. 1956
The Perfect Murder
Worried that their Aunt Rosalie doesn't really like them, brothers Paul & Henri set out to get their hands on her fortune any way they can.
 
18 Mar. 1956
There Was an Old Woman
Dishonest Frank and Lorna Bramwell visit the home of wealthy, eccentric Monica Laughton, with the intention of robbing her.
 
25 Mar. 1956
Whodunit
Recently deceased mystery writer Alexander Penn Arlington gets permission from the recording angel to relive his last day on earth, so that he can find out who murdered him.
 
1 Apr. 1956
Help Wanted
To pay for his wife's operation, Mr. Crabtree takes a job working for the mysterious Mr. X, who asks him to manage a job involving a blackmailer.
 
8 Apr. 1956
Portrait of Jocelyn
At an art gallery, Mark is surprised when the art dealer hands over a portrait of Mark's first wife instead of the painting he'd originally purchased.
 
15 Apr. 1956
The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby
An antiques dealer comes up with a clever way to raise money to pay off a loan. But things won't be as easy for the shop owner the second time around.. or will they?
 
22 Apr. 1956
Never Again
After arguing with her boyfriend, Karen wakes up in a jail cell with no recollection of what transpired and is told that she committed murder.
 
29 Apr. 1956
The Gentleman from America
Rich American Howard Lattimer visits London, and bets 1000 pounds that he can spend the night in a room that is said to be haunted.
 
6 May 1956
The Baby Sitter
When Clara Nash is murdered, her baby-sitter Lottie Slocum is excited to be the center of attention, and she also hopes to become closer to Clara's husband.
 
13 May 1956
The Belfry
When Clint Ringle learns that Ellie Marsh, the schoolteacher whom he loves, is engaged to Walt Norton, Clint kills Walt and then hides in the schoolhouse's bell tower, waiting for his chance to exact further revenge.
 
20 May 1956
The Hidden Thing
After Dana Edwards' fiancée Laura is killed by a hit-and-run driver, he is visited by John Hurley, who claims to be able to use memory recall techniques that will help him to remember the car's license plate number.
 
27 May 1956
The Legacy
When a prince who is well known as a playboy takes a sudden romantic interest in a shy, plain housewife, everyone is baffled and fascinated.
 
3 Jun. 1956
Mink
Paula Hudson has a stolen mink coat she tells police she purchased on a recommendation, and when they retrace her steps to find out how she obtained it, everyone denies they ever talked to her about it.
 
10 Jun. 1956
Decoy
Gil Larkin is suspected of murder when Mona Cameron's allegedly abusive husband is shot dead in front of him and he gets knocked out by an unknown assailant.
 
17 Jun. 1956
The Creeper
A frightened housewife is alone in her apartment building when she begins to suspect just about anyone could be the unknown killer who has been strangling women.
 
24 Jun. 1956
Momentum
Richard Paine decides to steal money from his boss that he has owed him for months, and it turns into an unnecessary and ironic murder.
 

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