General Electric Theater - Season 8

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Episode Guide

  • Hot Footage
    Hot Footage
    Episode 33
    5/29/60
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    Two friendly rival news cameramen compete to get the latest scoops, and flirt with attractive women.
  • At Your Service
    At Your Service
    Episode 32
    5/22/60
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    An American man who enjoys the women and the relaxed atmosphere owns an escort service. His routine is disrupted when he's asked to entertain the fun-loving teenage daughter of a movie star.
  • Don't You Remember?
    Don't You Remember?
    Episode 31
    5/8/60
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    In this two-person drama, a woman checks into a sleazy fleabag hotel. She invites the cynical night clerk up to her room for a drink and the two engage in a long conversation.
  • The Ugly Ducking
    The Ugly Ducking
    Episode 30
    5/1/60
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    The conniving ruler of a mythical kingdom has does a little bait-and-switch to get his non-beautiful daughter married off to a rich prince. One of his lovely maidens participates in the trickery.
  • Adam's Apples
    Adam's Apples
    Episode 29
    4/24/60
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    A couple of old rivals, a cracker barrel New England apple farmer and a Madison Avenue hotshot give each other a verbal workout in this comedy.
  • Aftermath
    Aftermath
    Episode 28
    4/17/60
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    In Arkansas following the Civil War, a man is held captive by an angry mob for refusing to same the men he saw fighting. A former Confederate officer tries to make sure justice is carried out.
  • Mystery at Malibu
    Mystery at Malibu
    Episode 27
    4/10/60
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    Barnaby Hook is a reporter not content with what he's read about a businessman's suicide jump from the office building of Lemaire Enterprises. He speaks to Olga Lemaire, the now wealthy chairwoman of the corporation, who took over after her husband's leap. Neither Olga nor her slick vice-president like Hook's snooping, or the questions he's asking about her missing son; he supposedly drowned while swimming off the coast.moreless
  • The Web of Guilt
    The Web of Guilt
    Episode 26
    3/27/60
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    A famous trial lawyer finds himself in the courtroom offering his own defense and fighting to save his life.
  • Do Not Disturb
    Do Not Disturb
    Episode 25
    3/20/60
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    A magazine writer's life is complicated by working from his home. His energetic wife and two kids cause numerous distractions. They're compounded when he agrees to write and direct a play for his son's school.
  • So Deadly, So Evil
    So Deadly, So Evil
    Episode 24
    3/13/60
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    A young woman leaves her small town behind and gets a job as a New York City copywriter, hoping to forget a recent tragedy. Someone with knowledge of her past begins to blackmail her. Soon, the masked psychopath ups the ante and changes his motives to murder.
  • The Book of Silence
    The Book of Silence
    Episode 23
    3/6/60
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    A Nobel Prize-winning author goes on trial in a country behind the Iron Curtain. The writer's book dared to criticize the State and a jury of his peers is convened to decide if he's a socially responsible artist or a troublemaker. Among those on the jury is an author who, for 30 years, has been banned by the government from publishing so much as a sentence.moreless
  • The Story of Judith
    The Story of Judith
    Episode 22
    2/28/60
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    The Biblical heroine is distraught when the Israelite village of Bethulia is under siege by the Assyrian troops. To save her people, she decides to sacrifice herself and seeks to entrance the Holofernes, the Assyrian general.
  • The Patsy
    The Patsy
    Episode 21
    2/21/60
    9.3
    An incredibly naive recruit becomes the patsy of his platoon.
  • Early to Die
    Early to Die
    Episode 20
    2/7/60
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    Based on a Life magazine story on the City of Hope Center, a set of parents cope with the knowledge that their son is dying of leukemia.
  • They Like Me Fine
    They Like Me Fine
    Episode 19
    1/24/60
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    A second-rate comedian, the kind with loud jokes and sport coats to match, manages an audition with a big producer. He finally gets his big break but soon learns that playing the small clubs is much easy than dealing with the swanky Broadway crowd.
  • Lear vs. the Committeeman
    1/17/60
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    Dominic Roma, a tailor, is suffering through the depression like everyone else in Philadelphia. He has a dream to become elected as a committeeman and offer hope to other Italian-Americans. His son doesn't believe he stands the slightest chance of winning.
  • R.S.V.P.
    R.S.V.P.
    Episode 17
    1/10/60
    0.0
    Antonia Stuart, affected theatre diva, has grown tired of rehearsals and impulsively accepts an invitation from an old schoolmate. She arrives with her entourage at the country house to realize that her "old friend" is actually someone she despised. The hostess has planned the weekend to get even with the star for an old romantic rivalry.moreless
  • Sarah's Laughter
    Sarah's Laughter
    Episode 16
    1/3/60
    0.0
    After 20 years of marriage, Sandy and Doris remain a childless couple. It's not until a young neighbor starts expecting does she take note of the effect having no children has had on her life.
  • Silhouette
    Silhouette
    Episode 15
    12/27/59
    0.0
    Stan Maylor is a successful film comedian who wants nothing more than to be a leading man in movies. His girl Shelly, a budding actress, responds to his romantic attempts with laughter, as though he were playing comedy scene. He takes drastic measures, going to a plastic surgeon who gives him the Barrymore profile.moreless
  • Mr. O'Malley
    Mr. O'Malley
    Episode 14
    12/20/59
    0.0
    Mr. O'Malley is a flying pink-winged fairy godfather who gives 5-year-old Barnaby the companionship he doesn't get from his preoccupied parents. He must contend with the sharp-tongued insults of McSynod, an invisible leprechaun.
  • The House of Truth
    The House of Truth
    Episode 13
    12/13/59
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    Paul Seaton, a member of the U.S. Information Service, performs his duties in a strife-torn Asian village.
  • Absalom, My Son
    Absalom, My Son
    Episode 12
    12/6/59
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    Based on the story from the Bible. King David is overjoyed that his son, Absalom, has returned to the palace, repentant of his sens and wanting reconciliation. Actually, he's upset that Solomon will be inheriting his father's throne.
  • Platinum on the Rocks
    11/29/59
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    An ex-vaudevillian has taken up the new avocation of stealing jewels. He robs his rich friends of their trinkets and gives them to deserving people.
  • The Last Dance
    The Last Dance
    Episode 10
    11/22/59
    0.0
    A pair of high school lovers elope and quickly discover they can't manage alone. They end up relying heavily on the boy's parents.
  • Survival
    Survival
    Episode 9
    11/15/59
    0.0
    Riding alone across Death Valley, Joe Garvey, a bitter old cuss, is ambushed and thrown from his horse. Seeing the Apache Indian chasing after his animal, Joe shoots the man in his leg. Out of water and unable to communicate because of the language barrier, the two begin their fight to survive the desert.moreless
  • Signs of Love
    Signs of Love
    Episode 8
    11/8/59
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    An executive is considering a run for national office. To help matters along, his wife is throwing a party with a powerful Washington lawmaker in attendance.
  • Disaster
    Disaster
    Episode 7
    11/1/59
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    As flood waters rise, an old maid is trapped in a two-story Victorian mansion. An escaped mental patient forces his way in to escape the water.
  • The Day of the Hanging
    10/25/59
    0.0
    John Emmett Owens is not well-suited for life on the frontier, failing to make any money for his wife and daughter. Desperate for cash, he agrees to take the job of hangman for a horse thief. He's horrified when he sees the doomed man: it's a life-long buddy who'd been best man at his wedding.moreless
  • The Tallest Marine
    The Tallest Marine
    Episode 5
    10/18/59
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    Lt. Poole is an undersized Marine who is disliked by his troops for being a strict disciplinarian and stickler for regulations. Upon learning that a family of Korean civilians have adopted his company as their "mascots", he goes on a crusade to put an end to it. He succeeds in offending the locals, and his superior officer, who feels the "adoption" is good for morale.moreless
  • Night Club
    Night Club
    Episode 4
    10/11/59
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    A huge all-star, all-women cast stars in a story set in the powder room of a New York City night club. The cynical Mrs. Brady who's the powder room attendant has seen and heard it all. In various vignettes, the female customers parade in and out, revealing their problems, secrets, loves and despair.moreless
  • Hitler's Secret
    Hitler's Secret
    Episode 3
    10/4/59
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    This is the supposed "true story" of what happened at the deathbed of Von Hindenburg just before Hitler assumed total control of the government.
  • The Last Reunion
    The Last Reunion
    Episode 2
    9/27/59
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    Ex-Army captain and war hero Joe Kittridge is having trouble with civilian life. As a newspaper reporter, he's unable to deal with the responsibility. He remains friends with his former corporal and lieutenant, and they are suffering the same issues.
  • Miracle at the Opera
    9/20/59
    0.0
    The season opens with the story of a second-string flutist in an opera company's orchestra. His dog, Linda, is recovering from a tonsillectomy. The "miracle" happens when the star diva loses her voice and the dogs steps in, singing flawless German in a beautiful soprano voice.
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