Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Season 5 Episode 31

I Can Take Care of Myself

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM May 15, 1960 on CBS

Episode Recap

Bert Haber is a piano player who injects himself into a scuffle between a mobster named Little Dandy and a singer. Dandy is punched in the face and vows revenge. Later, Bert is approached by a man trying to sell him life insurance at Dandy's recommendation. Bert refuses, thinking that he can take care of himself. The next day a detective arrives. He tells Bert that his singer friend was murdered the previous night. The detective wants Bert to testify against Dandy. Bert agrees, but he wants police protection. The detective takes him to his car. Bert gets in and discovers the insurance salesman sitting inside. The men both work for Little Dandy, and Bert is promptly killed.