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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The TV Show
Alfred Hitchcock launched his TV show, "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," in 1955. The show ran until 1965, with one switch in networks, and used many seminal directors, writers, and important actors in the creation of this classic TV program. Discuss your favorite episodes with other fans and viewers here!

To discuss Hitchcock's Movies, click here. To discuss Hitchcock's short stories, magazine and anthologies, click here.

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Kathleen Curate - 11:13am Oct 19, 2007 PST(#280 of 297)

I have two questions. I was a young child but I remember Mr. Hitchcock's TV series. My grandparents endulged me and allowed me to view it. There were two episodes that I remember: (1.) The gentleman that wanted to taste this "extraordiary dish." This "dish" was only made once a year and certain clientle were invited to partake. However, what the unsuspecting guest did not know--he was the entree. What was the name of that episode? (2.) This episode involved a very stormy night in a very large house. There was a lot of interplay between the characters. But in the background the news broadcasted the escape of a murderous lunatic from a mental hospital. Very dangerous. This killer infiltrated the house disguise as a female nurse. What was the name of that episode?

Phillip Owen - 09:05pm Jun 13, 2008 PST(#281 of 297)

I'm looking for an episode of "AH presents" (the newer series) that was the story of a couple struggling financially who are offered a box with a button on it from a traveling salesman. If they push the button someone they don't know will die, and they will receive $1 million. Does any one know what the name of the episode is? and how I can get it?

Thank you.

John Mathews - 02:44pm Aug 4, 2008 PST(#282 of 297)

Philip (re #281): I don't believe it's an AHP show-- I think you're describing an episode of "Twilight Zone" from the '80s called "Button, Button." It was written by Richard Matheson based on one of his short stories. Check this link and see if it's the one you remember:,_Button_(The_Twilight_Zone)

Mara Dee - 07:12pm Nov 5, 2008 PST(#283 of 297)

I've been watching the old Alfred Hitchcock Hour shows on in recent months. I realize now that as a 5 year old kid I probably should not have been allowed to watch such "mature" subject matter. I just saw the program where a little girl and her doll trade places and I thought I was going to have a heart attack! Regardless of what anyone thinks of "Hitch", he sure was and remains the master of suspense! I just hope hulu adds more programs onto their list of available shows to watch. I've already been through most of them!

Aggie - 05:56am Nov 6, 2008 PST(#284 of 297)
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. ee cummings

Mara Dee, thanks for the link. I've bookmarked it for when I have some extra time. I used to love those shows!

Candy Montez - 04:42pm Mar 15, 2009 PST(#285 of 297)

I have been looking for the movie where a little white girl changes places with her black doll that she was presented with by her dad...I think. Her mother doesn't like the doll and hides it away from the daughter. The doll and the little girl change places. Does anyone know the name of this story?

TheresaRegister - 08:04am Apr 7, 2009 PST(#286 of 297)

Can anyone tell me what the name of a show that has the little blue men in it. My husband told me about it and he is wanting to watch it again and we have no clue what the title is.

colin fklko - 01:10pm Sep 22, 2009 PST(#287 of 297)

I'm trying to find an old tv episode- I think it was an episode on Alfred Hitchcock. As I remember, it was about a traveling salesman who by chance gets to play in a high-stakes game of baccarat and wins but cracks up from the pressure and is taken away in a straight-jacket. Would anyone know of this episode and or any site where I might find it. Much appreciated!

Dave Harler - 04:54pm Jul 20, 2010 PST(#288 of 297)

I remember a very old 'AHP' short movie on television in the 70s or 80s which featured a girl that had the power to freeze time, by simply saying "Shut Up" (I think!) I know in the very last scene she says, "Shut Up!", and then looks into the sky to see a nuclear bomb, hanging motionless. During the film a man and woman are arguing. The girl says, "Shut Up!", the couple freeze in motion and the girl lays both of them on the grass, man on top of woman. When the girl then says, "Start talking" the couple 'come alive' and are shocked at the position they find themselves in.

Please help in solving what the name of the short story was.


freddy murtz - 03:07pm Sep 24, 2010 PST(#289 of 297)

LOOKING for an EPISODE. Can anybody help? A wicked woman is sent to prison and therein coerces the old caretaker to help plan her escape by burying her,alive, along with the next inmate who dies(outside the prison fence). Plan was to come back and dig her up, but she ends up getting buried with her would-be rescuer! Thanks

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