(1950–1959)

Episode List

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Season 2

14 Jan. 1951
The Scarlet Pimpernel
During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy falls for and marries the beautiful actress Marguerite St. Just, but she is involved with Chauvelin and Robespierre, and Percy's marriage to her may endanger the Pimpernel's plans to save the little Dauphin.
 
4 Feb. 1951
Counsellor at Law (I)
Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.
 
18 Feb. 1951
The Magistrate
A widow weds a magistrate and makes her 19-year-old son act as a boy.
 
4 Mar. 1951
Dinner at Eight
Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal.
 
18 Mar. 1951
Ghosts
A young student idealizes the lives of the inhabitants of a stylish apartment building in Stockholm only to find that it is a nest of betrayal and sickness.
 
25 Mar. 1951
Cranford
In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
 
13 May 1951
Juno and the Paycock (I)
During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.
 
20 May 1951
The Petrified Forest
Gabrielle Maple works in a dusty desert gas station-café, but yearns for the life of an artist in France, knowing there must be something finer than the provincial dead-end she is trapped in. A hitch-hiking writer, the disillusioned Alan Squier, appears and revitalizes her dreams of a better place, and finds his own sense of worth refreshed by this vital young girl. When Duke Mantee and his gang, wanted killers, show up and take hostages, Gabrielle falls in love with the poetic Alan, and Squier begins to see a way to give Gabby the life she deserves.
 
27 May 1951
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind.
 
22 Jul. 1951
The Doctor's Dilemma
Mrs. Dubedat loves and idolizes her artist husband, Louis, but he is dying of tuberculosis. She goes to a doctor and convinces him to save her husband. The doctor can keep only so many patients, and must choose who is worth saving, but is convinced that Louis' artistic talents make him worthy. But when he and several colleague meet Louis, they discover that he is in fact a smooth-talking money-grabbing scoundrel. They also learn that he has another wife, whom he has abandoned. So, the doctor has a problem: should he let Louis die, leaving Mrs. Dubedat with her ...
 
29 Jul. 1951
The Final Test
The world of cricket.
 
12 Aug. 1951
Albert
A group of Allied prisoners of war use a dummy to cover their attempts to escape a German camp.
 
26 Aug. 1951
Claudia
Child bride Claudia Naughton has made life difficult for her husband David because she can't stand living so far away from her mother. She's also afraid her husband doesn't find her desirable enough. To remedy both situations, she sells their farm to an opera singer so they'll have to move back to the city near her mother, and she tries to make her husband jealous by flirting with a neighbor. Eventually, Claudia has to learn to grow when she discovers that she's about to become a mother and that her own mother is gravely ill.
 
23 Sep. 1951
The Little Foxes
The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.
 
14 Oct. 1951
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.
 
28 Oct. 1951
Escape
 

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