An unemployed actor kills his twin brother, an advertising agency executive, and then assumes his identity - along with his wealth and beautiful wife. However, his brother's complicated life is not all that It's cracked up to be.


Allan King




Episode cast overview:
Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host (archive footage)
Ted Shackelford ... Garret / Jason Cook
Lawrence Dane ... Mr. Adams
Lori Hallier ... Samantha Cook
Colin Fox ... Victor Stouts
Cynthia Belliveau ... Dana Benson
Peter Hanlon ... Ralph
Denise Pidgeon Denise Pidgeon ... Margo
William Colgate ... Lt. Askew
Lois Maxwell ... Ms. Golden


Jason Cook is a ne'er do well and less than successful actor who decides to kill his twin brother Garret and assume his life. Garret has everything that Jason wants: a successful career, lots of money and a beautiful wife. What more could a man wish for? What he learns however is brother Jason's life was not as ideal as he thought and numerous complications arise, including the affair with a secretary and the delivery of a major ad campaign to a valuable client. One other thing he doesn't know is just how ambitious his late brother was. Written by garykmcd

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14 February 1987 (USA) See more »

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