Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 6, Episode 34

Servant Problem (6 Jun. 1961)

TV Episode  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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A obnoxious wife finds her husband who walked out on her 22 years ago, and tries to force him come back to her with the use of threats.



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Episode cast overview:
Himself - Host
John Emery ...
Kerwin Drake
Kathryn Givney ...
Mrs. Colton
Grandon Rhodes ...
Harold Standish
Alice Frost ...
Lydia Standish
Bartlett Robinson ...
George Colton
Sylvia Colton


Kerwin Drake is flabbergasted when his wife Molly lands on his doorstep. He had walked out on her some 22 years before and when he tried to locate her some years later to get a divorce, he couldn't find her. Drake is now a successful author and wants nothing to do with her. That same evening he's expecting a group friends for drinks and he agrees to let Molly spend the night, provided she agrees not to leave the guest room. Molly can't resist making an appearance and Drake introduces her as his cook. After his guests leaves he throws her out but she warns him that he had better visit the next evening. He's ready to buy her off, but Molly doesn't want anything to do with it. Drake's solution however doesn't quite work out. Written by garykmcd

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6 June 1961 (USA)  »

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The $10,000 Drake offered to Molly to get out of his life in 1961 had the same purchasing power as $71,700 in 2009. See more »


After Drake strangles Molly, two close-ups of both sides of her neck reveal no marks. See more »

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