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20 Sep. 1962
A Piece of the Action
Professional gambler Duke Marsden (Gig Young) bitterly treads in his father's footsteps, which led to tragedy. Duke's wife is cold and aristocratic, fed up with his habits. Duke's appalled when his younger brother (Robert Redford) a law student, catches the fever too - does he have Duke's ability or their father's luck ?
 
27 Sep. 1962
Don't Look Behind You
Some unknown person is brutally attacking women in a small college town, and a host of weird staff members are suspects.
 
4 Oct. 1962
Night of the Owl
A blackmailer threatens to reveal some horrific information to an adopted teen girl about her real parents, unless her stepfather pays him off.
 
11 Oct. 1962
I Saw the Whole Thing
A mystery writer named Michael Barnes is accused of causing a fatal motorcycle accident with his car. The eyewitnesses prove less than reliable, however, when he defends himself in court and shreds their testimony by demonstrating that in each case the witnesses saw only what they wanted to see rather than the actual truth. Finally, George Peabody is called in as a witness. He was the only one who really saw the whole thing. This episode marked Alfred Hitchcock's last directorial effort for television.
 
18 Oct. 1962
Captive Audience
A mystery novelist sends a series of weird audiotapes to his publisher. On the first tape, the author boasts that the publisher won't be able to discern if the story he narrates is the history of an imminent murder - or a mere fantasy. The author tells of his brief marriage ending when his wife was killed after he lost control of their car. They were kissing, making up after an argument over his wife's staying out all night with a rich old man, the same evening the author was briefly with the man's alluring, young wife Janet. Janet made a pass at the author, who ...
 
25 Oct. 1962
Final Vow
On the way back to the nunnery, a beautiful novice loses a priceless statue donated by an aging criminal, the failed protégé of the head of the nunnery. To track it down, the guilt-ridden young woman leaves the convent, and dives naively into the sleazy world where the statue may have disappeared.
 
1 Nov. 1962
Annabel
A disturbed man's other identity snares others in a perilous web. David is a successful, quiet young scientist - but on weekends he has an impeccable country cottage where as the confident William, he fantasizes as if actually entertaining ex-girlfriend Annabel, now happily married nearby. When his co-workers, one of whom has a crush on David, follow him up the coast, David's dream world by the sea for Annabel, morphs into a nightmare for all.
 
8 Nov. 1962
House Guest
An oily hero quickly makes himself unwelcome - even harder to dispose of, until he crashes his hosts' car & mashes a neighbor's wife. The unemployed stranger saved the life of a young boy, whose grateful parents welcomed the recently discharged vet into their seaside home.
 
15 Nov. 1962
The Black Curtain
A mugging restores the memory of a man with amnesia.
 
22 Nov. 1962
Day of Reckoning
An unfaithful wife taunts her husband that she's ditching him for a real man. As the drunken couple argue on the stern of a yacht, the normally-timid husband shoves her overboard to drown. The society party-goers on the boat support his tale that the wife accidentally fell over the side that night, & the police believe the husband too. At first, he's relieved, then gradually guilt takes him over, but friends feel his panicky behavior is grief. The widower blurts the murder to his friends, but his story was so convincing they downplay his confession, not wanting to be ...
 
29 Nov. 1962
Ride the Nightmare
A perfect couple's content suburban world is interrupted by a telephone threat ("I'm going to kill you") against the cocksure husband. His past misdeeds unravel his new life, terrifying his unknowing wife.
 
6 Dec. 1962
Hangover
Remembering nothing of what happened the day before, a talented, alcoholic ad man painfully reconstructs the events of what proves to have been a very bad day indeed.
 
13 Dec. 1962
Bonfire
A lonely young woman moves into her newly-deceased aunt's home in a small town. A way-too-helpful next-door neighbor becomes her guardian angel. He's a lay preacher, who's determined not to go back to being a coal miner.
 
20 Dec. 1962
The Tender Poisoner
An executive plans to end an associate's love affair and save the man's career and marriage.
 
4 Jan. 1963
The Thirty-First of February
An inquest rules a wife's death as accidental, but when the widower returns to work, it seems someone is tricking him, including a letter accusing him of murder and one of his wife's letters appearing, revealing she had a lover. Increasingly the widower's own mind tricks him, rejecting logical explanations, instead angrily confronting his co-workers.
 
11 Jan. 1963
What Really Happened
A woman stands trial for her wealthy husband's murder. Her vengeful mother-in-law is convinced that she did it, but a family servant knows the key to what really happened.
 
18 Jan. 1963
Forecast: Low Clouds and Coastal Fog
A beautiful young newlywed is wary of her much-older husband's business trip leaving her alone in their beach house. A group of beach boys and a neighboring screenwriter provide her some company, unwanted by the husband. When an Hispanic man knocks on her door at night asking for help, she turns him away, leading to tragic consequences.
 
25 Jan. 1963
A Tangled Web
A very sweet French maid runs away with, and marries a professional burglar with hopes of making him honest.
 
1 Feb. 1963
To Catch a Butterfly
At first, a childless young couple (Diana Hyland, Bradford Dillman) are thrilled to relocate for the husband's new executive job, and especially happy with their new home. Is the next-door neighbor boy's cruelty to them just a youngster rebelling against his blue-collar, strict father (Ed Asner) ? The husband's empathy for the boy drives a dangerous wedge into their marriage.
 
8 Feb. 1963
The Paragon
A man tries to stop his insensitive wife from alienating their family and friends.
 
15 Feb. 1963
I'll Be Judge - I'll Be Jury
Relatives of a murdered newlywed decide to bring the killer to justice themselves.
 
1 Mar. 1963
Diagnosis: Danger
An apparent hit-and-run turns out to be so much more. It leads to an anthrax scare that spreads through Los Angeles, but the perpetrator is elusive.
 
8 Mar. 1963
The Lonely Hours
A mother of three notices that her baby son fascinates the lady renting a room in her home.
 
15 Mar. 1963
The Star Juror
After killing a woman, a man is chosen to be a juror for the trial of the man accused of her murder.
 
22 Mar. 1963
The Long Silence
A paralyzed woman is terrified her husband will learn she is recovering.
 
5 Apr. 1963
An Out for Oscar
Mousey bank teller Oscar Blenny, a guest at a desert casino, is enamored with Eva, a seductive casino hostess, who's happily juggling 2 male co-workers. With the sinister Bill she's conniving to ripoff the casino. When her boss discovers she's two-timing him, their confrontation turns violent and she kills her boss. Realizing that Oscar's just outside, she screams, so schlemiel Oscar can corroborate her damsel-in-self-defense tale. The casino owner limits the publicity damage, by firing Eva and exiling Bill, who drops Eva cold, to Mexico. Eva cadges a ride to L.A. ...
 
12 Apr. 1963
Death and the Joyful Woman
The secretary of a wine baron murders when her dream of marrying him is shattered.
 
19 Apr. 1963
Last Seen Wearing Blue Jeans
A beautiful 17 year old British girl is inadvertently driven to Mexico by a dangerous car thief who is unaware she is sleeping in the back seat.
 
3 May 1963
The Dark Pool
After an adopted son drowns, a strange woman arrives claiming to be the boy's birth mother and proceeds to blackmail the adoptive mother.
 
10 May 1963
Dear Uncle George
A neighbor's letter about an unfaithful wife disturbs an advice columnist.
 
17 May 1963
Run for Doom
A young doctor continues to date a beautiful showgirl in spite of warnings that her 3 previous marriages ended badly for her past husbands.
 
24 May 1963
Death of a Cop
A remorseful detective vows to find the men who killed his son, who was also a cop.
 

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