A foreign dictator during the Cold War orders the military to murder an American physician suspected of spying. The mission is to be conducted without any hint of government involvement. The doctor is spared when he's summoned to the clinic, but another man in his home is killed instead. Maybe the doctor wasn't the actual target after all.moreless
Uncle Fred, the eccentric Earl of Ickenham and a lover of mischief, makes one of his occasional trips into London to visit his nephew, Pongo. Barging into a suburban home to get out of the rain, he passes himself off as the master of the house, with Pongo as veterinarian to a sick parrot. When the real family's in-laws show up, he puts the stuffed shirts in their place with lies he's making up about their family's sordid past.moreless
Willie Dante is the tough yet suave owner of a nightclub and illegal back room casino. One evening, Willie sees an old flame come in with a man and another couple. The woman, still caring for Willie, tells him that the people she's with are planning to rob his casino. Willie outwits them and keeps his former love from being arrested.moreless
Henry is a New York psychiatrist out of his element at a Western ranch. He and a real cowboy compete to see who can break a wild horse; the winner gets the hand of the rancher's daughter. Henry's only hope is to use his psychology training on this ususual patient.
A parolee tries to stay out of trouble, getting an honest job as a waitress. She finds herself unexpectedly involved in a criminal case by being the only witness to a murder. She fears her testimony could jeopardize her parole.
A woman who works at an exclusive shop and tries to land a millionaire husband. She has her eye on the one whose office is down the street. She surprises herself when she turns out to be not at callous as she believed while helping a young buy a dress for his mother's birthday..moreless
When the new wife of a successful playwright decides to become one, too, trouble rears its head. A sad event from earlier in his career keeps him from encouraging her career in script writing.
A teacher on the disciplinary panel at a boarding school finds herself in awkward position of investigating her nephew's misconduct. The boy's evasiveness and the pressure she's getting from his father makes her think there's more to the story than an underage drinking violation.
In the season premiere, a psychiatrist learns that a man he's had committed to an asylum for his homicidal tendencies has escaped. On the home front, the doctor and his wife pay little attention to their daughter's talk of her imaginary friends, even when she tells them about the man who's living in their basement..moreless