Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985)

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Episode Description

1

Incident in a Small Jail

When a man stops in a small town to get gas for his car, he runs into trouble.

2

The Man From the South

A man proposes a weird deal: To win a sports car, a down and out gambler must light his lighter 10 times in a row, or lose his finger.

3

Bang! You're Dead

A little girl wants to play army with the boys, but they tell her she needs to have a gun before she can join them.

4

An Unlocked Window

A nurse decides to stay in a house on a stormy night. The nurse thinks that she is safe in the house but it turns out that there is a killer in the vicinity.

5

Revenge

A professor spurns the legal system to seek revenge on the man who raped his wife

6

Night Fever

A gun man injured from a robbery in which he killed a cop, tries to charm a nurse into helping him escape from hospital custody.

7

Wake Me When I'm Dead

Trial of a woman who killed her husband while hypnotically transported to a past life.

8

Final Escape

A woman serving a life sentence for murder hits upon an airtight escape plan

9

The Night Caller

A divorce is driven to drastic retaliatory measures after being the victim of a series of phone calls and constant survillance from a near by appartant.

10

Method Actor

Paul Dano is a film star and has been nominated many times, but never won the big one. When a role comes along that spells Oscar, he loses out to Lone Richards, a young hunk Dano calls ""a face for a nine inch TV screen."" Richards naively seeks Dano's advice on how to play the part. Bad move. Dano gives Richards bad advice on purpose and Richards loses the part and Dano gets it. Richards becomes enraged by this and wants revenge.

11

The Human Interest Story

A TV reporter looks for the human interest story behind the short-lived takeover of the station's airwaves by a former technician who claims to be an alien with an urgent warning to Earthlings.

12

Breakdown

After closing a major drug deal, a ruthless businessman is paralyzed in an auto accident, and presumed dead by all who see him- including the coroner.

13

Prisoners

Ironically, it's an escaped convict who brings a sense of liberation to a housewife: she insists on going with him as his ""hostage"".

14

Gigolo

A gold digging groom makes short work of his middle-aged wife, but his attempts to round up her jewels are met with opposition from her ""children"" - an army of cats.

15

The Gloating Place

A withdrawn teenager is fascinated with the instant celebrity of a murdered classmate and fakes an assault on herself.

16

The Right Kind of Medicine

A bank robber is wounded in a shoot-out, then forced to endure an excruciating wait for a painkiller at the pharmacy.

17

Beast In View

A psychiatrist is terrorized by menacing phone calls and the killing of her dog following her marriage to one of her patients.

18

A Very Happy Ending

A poor little rich boy who's deaf witnesses a murder, then blackmails the hit man into doing a job for him.

19

The Canary Sedan

A woman goes to Hong Kong to be with her husband.

20

Enough Rope For Two

A camping trip for two becomes a flight from murder full of twists and double-crosses when a Harvard-bound law student goes against his better judgement and lets his girl friend bring her ""cousin"" along.

21

The Creeper

A fashion designer is terrified that she may be the next target of the creeper who may have the keys to her appartment.

22

Happy Birthday

The arrest of a newspaper reporter on his birthday for a murder supposedly committed 22 years ago comes as a complete surprise to the accused.

23

The Jar

An artist's years of failure are behind after he finds a jar which holds mysterious contents and entrances to those who view it.

24

Deadly Honeymoon

Following a whirlwind courtship, a new bride fears her luck's run out when she learns that her doctor husband has heavy gambling debts and two deceased formor wives who were heavily insured.

25

Four O'Clock

Time is running out for a judge who's surprised, bound and gagged by burglars in his house after rigging a bomb to eliminate his wife and her suspected lover.

26

Road Hog

What can't go around comes around for a road-hogging salesman who won't allow a truck bound for the hospital to pass.
Episode Description

1

The Initiation

When a shy student pledges a Greek House, the fraternity brothers plot a prank against him.

2

Conversation Over a Corpse

Two sisters plot to keep their home after they already agreed to sell it.

3

Man on the Edge

A troubled young man threatens to jump from the 28th floor of a hotel as police officers attempt to stop him.

4

If the Shoe Fits

A jealous man kills his twin brother and tries to assume his identity.

5

The Mole

A psychiatrist tries to convince the police that a man recently released from a mental hospital after 15 years, is still dangerous and capable of murder.

6

Anniversary Gift

A woman and her new lover plan a special anniversary gift for the woman's animal loving husband.

7

The Impatient Patient

A new nurse starts to annoy a terminally ill cancer patient who just wants to be left in peace to die.

8

When This Man Dies

A couple receive a letter telling them they will get some money when a certain man dies.

9

The Specialty of the House

An arrogant, yet influential, food critic attempts to persuade a reluctant restaurant proprietor to reveal a treasured recipe.

10

Final Twist

Three film production house employees who are mistreated by their unscrupulous boss utilize their cinematic skills in divising a murder plot.

11

Tragedy Tonight!

An up and coming young actress tries out her homework from acting school without telling her older sister.

12

World's Oldest Motive

A series of mishaps foil the plan of a real estate agent who intends to end his marriage by hiring a contract killer.

13

Deathmate

An older woman attemps to convince her young lover that the only way they can continue their affair is for him to end her husband's life.
Episode Description

1

Very Careful Rape

An actress claims an acquaintance attacked her.

2

Animal Lovers

A young woman discovers the illegal activities of a veterinarian.

3

Prism

A police lieutenant identifies several female suspects while investigating the murder of an attorney.

4

A Stolen Heart

A doctor questions medical ethics when a wealthy patient is given preferential treatment.

5

Houdini on Channel Four

A magician tries to contact Harry Houdini on the other side to learn his escape expertise and free his kidnapped niece.

6

Killer Takes All

Two nursing home residents agree to try to murder each other so the survivor can live comfortably on the other's insurance funds.

7

Hippocritic Oath

A failing medical student stands to loose an inheritance if he doesn't pass the final exam.

8

Prosecutor

A prosecutor pursues the death penalty in a murder case.

9

If Looks Could Kill

An attractive interior designer faces up to the fact that she has to go unusual lengths to give her life a much needed lift.

10

You'll Die Laughing

A talented young comedian's preoccupation with his own death worries his wife, his manager and a police officer.

11

Murder Party

Poison fells a man during his 40th birthday party and a detective must determine which one of his guests did it.

12

Twist

A wealthy model agency owner's husband believes his wife is terminally ill and makes plans for a future with one of her models.

13

User Deadly

Days from retiring, a veteran police detective attempts to solve a case involving a serial killer.

14

Career Move

After a long hiatus, a pop singer fakes his own death to generate publicity before he makes a comeback.

15

Full Disclosure

A reporter plans an expose.

16

Kandinsky's Vault

A man refuses to sell his old bookstore.

17

There Was a Little Girl...

Parents decide that it is time that their spoiled daughter moves out of their house.

18

Twisted Sisters

Some sorority sisters decide the initiation of a new member should be in a Haunted House.

19

The 13th Floor

Some people do not like that a developer is razing historic buildings.

20

The Hunted (1)

A real estate agent shows an office to a man who she assumes is a businessman.

21

The Hunted (2)

It turns out that the ""businessman"" has another use in mind for the room.
Episode Description

1

Fogbound

On a foggy night a woman is at home alone with a killer on the loose in the area.

2

Pen Pal

A man that a woman has been a pen pal with for some years escapes from prison.

3

Ancient Voices

A detective must solve a murder that took place during a seance.

4

Survival of the Fittest

A writer finds something unexpected when he returns home to his estate.

5

The Big Spin

A self-centered New York city cab driver tries to pick up a model.

6

Don't Sell Yourself Short

Some Wall Street brokers devise a scheme to make their first million.

7

For Art's Sake

An established artist taking credit for his wife's work pays for his deceit.

8

Murder in Mind

A writer of mystery stories imagines there are devious things going on at her new neighbor's house.

9

Mirror, Mirror

A woman with split personalities lives in terror after someone is murdered at the door steps of her apartment building.

10

Skeleton in the Closet

A man tries to blackmail a high society woman for something she did when she was in college.

11

In the Driver's Seat

A man confined to a wheelchair after a racing car accident abuses those around him.

12

D.U.I. (Driving Under the Influence)

A man who drinks and drives hits a woman and leaves her for dead.

13

In the Name of Science

A biochemical scientist looking for a breakthrough discovery is only interested in becoming rich and famous so will take the discovery any way he can get it.

14

Romance Machine

Sometime in the future, a brilliant scientist who is not very good with woman creates a cyborg to do the romancing for him.

15

Diamonds Aren't Forever

Superspy James... drops in on a resort. His mission is to retrieve a statue before the Soviets do. Any one or more of the eccentric guests at the resort may be the Soviet agent(s).

16

My Dear Watson

Just after returning from the Orient, Watson is kidnapped and it is up to Sherlock Holmes to find him.

17

Night Creatures

A reporter is assigned to cover a concert for rock stars Adam Lust and The Vampires who are debuting a new album.

18

The Man Who Knew Too Little

A man wakes in a hotel room with amnesia and a headache.

19

Reunion

Seven Vietnam veterans gather annually to recall their leader's death.

20

South by Southeast

An actor is a victim of mistaken identity.