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Episode Guide

    • The Caterpillar
      The Caterpillar
      Season 2 - Episode 60
      3/1/72
      9.2
      A bored colonial on a Malaysian plantation employs an exotic accomplice--an earwig--in his gruesome plot to assassinate a romantic rival.
    • The Cemetery
      The Cemetery
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      11/8/69
      9.0
      A black-sheep nephew murders his ailing uncle for the inheritance only to find some disturbing changes in the old man's painting of the family graveyard.
    • The Dead Man
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      12/16/70
      9.0
      An experiment in hypnosis leads to a terrifying conclusion when a physician attempts to revive his subject from death.
    • Cool Air
      Cool Air
      Season 2 - Episode 35
      12/8/71
      8.9
      A haunting love story of a young woman and her late father's colleague, a man clinging desperately to life in a refrigerated apartment.
    • Camera Obscura
      Camera Obscura
      Season 2 - Episode 36
      12/8/71
      8.8
      A heartless moneylender gets his just desserts with the help of a client's unusual telescopic device.
    • I'll Never Leave You - Ever
      I'll Never Leave You - Ever
      Season 2 - Episode 56
      2/16/72
      8.8
      The wife of an elderly farmer who refuses to die decides to force nature's hand with the help of an old crone skilled in the black arts.
    • The House
      The House
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      12/30/70
      8.7
      A former sanitarium patient discovers a house she has known all her life--but never dared enter--in a recurring dream.
    • A Feast of Blood
      A Feast of Blood
      Season 2 - Episode 48
      1/12/72
      8.6
      A repulsive suitor evens the score with a calculating beauty by presenting her with an unusual gift: a fur brooch that seems almost alive.
    • Last Rites for a Dead Druid
      Last Rites for a Dead Druid
      Season 2 - Episode 52
      1/26/72
      8.6
      When a woman buys a statue bearing an uncanny resemblance to her husband, he soon feels the influence of its model: an ancient druid sorcerer.
    • 1/20/71
      8.6
      A has-been salesman is haunted by phantoms from a happier past.
    • Lindemann's Catch
      Lindemann's Catch
      Season 2 - Episode 46
      1/12/72
      8.5
      A captured mermaid awakens emotions in a cold-hearted sea captain, who desperately seeks a way to keep her alive.
    • The Girl with the Hungry Eyes
      The Girl with the Hungry Eyes
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      10/1/72
      8.4
      A photographer hires a mysterious model whose eyes burn with a seductive - yet frightening - glow.
    • The Doll
      The Doll
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      1/13/71
      8.4
      A hideous doll becomes an agent of revenge against an officer in Queen Victoria's colonial forces.
    • Whisper
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      5/13/73
      8.3
      A young wife in a remote country house finds herself in thrall to strange and insistent voices of the dead.
    • Green Fingers
      Green Fingers
      Season 2 - Episode 43
      1/5/72
      8.3
      An unscrupulous tycoon takes drastic steps to force an old widow off her land. His stumbling block: her strange talent for gardening.
    • Certain Shadows on the Wall
      Certain Shadows on the Wall
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      12/30/70
      8.3
      An ailing woman dies under the care of her sinister brother, but her accusing shadow remains indelibly cast on the parlor wall.
    • Pickman's Model
      Pickman's Model
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      12/1/71
      8.3
      A young woman of Victorian Boston finds herself drawn to a reclusive artist obsessed with ghouls.
    • Class of '99
      Class of '99
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      9/22/71
      8.2
      A graduating class of the future takes a particularly revealing final exam.
    • The Return of the Sorcerer
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/24/72
      8.2
      A sorcerer hires a translator to divine the meaning of an ancient Arabic manuscript that has some grisly connection with his twin brother's death.
    • Brenda
      Brenda
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      11/3/71
      8.2
      A love story about a friendless teenager and the strange creature she traps in an abandoned quarry.
    • Eyes
      Eyes
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      11/8/69
      8.1
      Seeking a living donor for an experimental transplant operation, a wealthy blind woman cons a desperate bookie into sacrificing his eyes.
    • The Escape Route
      The Escape Route
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      11/8/69
      8.1
      A hunted Nazi war criminal in South America finds refuge from his pursuers--and a fitting justice for his crimes--at a museum exhibit.
    • The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes
      The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/15/71
      8.1
      A phenomenally successful young seer suddenly refuses to make further predictions.
    • The Painted Mirror
      The Painted Mirror
      Season 2 - Episode 39
      12/15/71
      8.1
      A mirror reflecting an alien landscape figures in an antique dealer's desire to rid himself of a hateful business partner.
    • Something in the Woodwork
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      1/14/73
      8.0
      A lonely alcoholic plots revenge against her ex-husband by calling on a reluctant ghost she finds in her attic.
    • The Little Black Bag
      The Little Black Bag
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      12/23/70
      8.0
      Miraculous healing--and abrupt tragedy--result when a 21st century medical bag falls into the hands of a discredited 20th century doctor.
    • Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay
      Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      9/29/71
      8.0
      A college professor suspects that his visiting aunt is an ancient witch--with designs on inhabiting his wife's body.
    • The Tune in Dan's Cafe
      The Tune in Dan's Cafe
      Season 2 - Episode 45
      1/5/72
      8.0
      A couple stopping at a roadside diner encounter a jukebox that plays only one song, a tune connected with a tragic romance.
    • There Aren't Anymore MacBanes
      There Aren't Anymore MacBanes
      Season 2 - Episode 57
      2/16/72
      8.0
      A sorcery student invokes an ancient spirit to rid himself of a bothersome uncle, but discovers that black magic always has consequences.
    • Silent Snow, Secret Snow
      Silent Snow, Secret Snow
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      10/20/71
      8.0
      A boy's fascination with snow begins to draw him into a beautiful fantasy world.
    • The Hand of Borgus Weems
      The Hand of Borgus Weems
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/15/71
      7.9
      A desperate man seeks out the help of a surgeon when he discovers an invading presence has control of his right hand.
    • A Question of Fear
      A Question of Fear
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      10/27/71
      7.9
      An intrepid mercenary accepts a $15,000 bet to stay overnight in a haunted house.
    • The Devil Is Not Mocked
      The Devil Is Not Mocked
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      10/27/71
      7.8
      A Nazi general hunting for resistance fighters gets a strangely warm welcome at a Balkan castle.
    • The Messiah on Mott Street
      The Messiah on Mott Street
      Season 2 - Episode 38
      12/15/71
      7.8
      Desperate to stay alive for the sake of his nine-year-old grandson, an elderly, near-penniless Jew on the brink of death pins his hopes for salvation on the coming of the Messiah.
    • The Dark Boy
      The Dark Boy
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      11/24/71
      7.8
      A schoolteacher in a frontier town tries to reach a timid, hauntingly strange fourth grader.
    • The Ghost of Sorworth Place
      The Ghost of Sorworth Place
      Season 2 - Episode 50
      1/19/72
      7.7
      An American drifter protects a Scottish widow from the specter of her late husband.
    • The Diary
      The Diary
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      11/10/71
      7.7
      A vicious gossip columnist receives a gift diary that appears to write its own fearful entries--before the events occur.
    • You Can't Get Help like That Anymore
      2/23/72
      7.7
      An abusive couple find that their latest robot maid is developing survival instincts.
    • Death on a Barge
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      3/4/73
      7.7
      A dockside merchant ignores the warnings of his girlfriend when he falls desperately in love with a wraith-like young woman.
    • Death in the Family
      Death in the Family
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      9/22/71
      7.7
      Taking refuge in a funeral home, a wounded killer encounters a gentle undertaker with a strange secret.
    • Clean Kills and Other Trophies
      Clean Kills and Other Trophies
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      1/6/71
      7.6
      A fanatical big-game hunter forces his son to shoot a deer, inviting the vengeance of terrible gods.
    • Spectre in Tap-Shoes
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/29/72
      7.6
      After finding her twin sister, dead by her own hand, a young woman begins to see and hear evidence of her continuing presence.
    • Tell David...
      Tell David...
      Season 2 - Episode 41
      12/29/71
      7.6
      A chance encounter with a strange couple convinces a young woman that she has had a glimpse of the future.
    • Room with a View
      Room with a View
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      12/23/70
      7.5
      An invalid husband plots revenge against his faithless wife with the unwitting aid of his nurse.
    • The Funeral
      The Funeral
      Season 2 - Episode 44
      1/5/72
      7.5
      A vampire plans his belated, lavish--and noisy--final obsequy.
    • Keep in Touch - We'll Think of Something
      11/24/71
      7.5
      A distraught musician asks the police to help him find an elusive woman.
    • Dr. Stringfellow's Rejuvenator
      Dr. Stringfellow's Rejuvenator
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      11/17/71
      7.5
      An unscrupulous medicine man in the Old West promises restored health--or a resurrection--to a poor farmer's dying daughter.
    • Deliveries in the Rear
      Deliveries in the Rear
      Season 2 - Episode 53
      2/9/72
      7.4
      A ghastly shocker about a surgery instructor unconcerned about the source of his cadavers.
    • You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan
      11/12/72
      7.4
      A bungling inventor and his forgetful wife pool their ineptitude for an experiment in immortality.
    • Big Surprise
      Big Surprise
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      11/10/71
      7.4
      An eccentric farmer promises a "big surprise" to a group of boys... if they dig for it.
    • A Fear of Spiders
      A Fear of Spiders
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      10/6/71
      7.3
      A phobic gourmet columnist seeks help from a woman he spurned when he discovers a hairy--and obstinate--little guest crawling in his kitchen sink.
    • Midnight Never Ends
      Midnight Never Ends
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      11/3/71
      7.3
      A motorist and a marine hitchhiker experience an uncanny sensation that they've shared previous experiences.
    • Fright Night
      Fright Night
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/15/72
      7.3
      A couple discover a trunk in their inherited farmhouse, a trunk "that will be called for."
    • The Sins of the Fathers
      The Sins of the Fathers
      Season 2 - Episode 59
      2/23/72
      7.3
      In a tale of an old Welsh funerary custom, a devastating famine forces a young boy to play the part of a sin-eater at a dead man's wake. His duties: to cleanse the departed of sin by feasting in the presence of his corpse.
    • The Other Way Out
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/19/72
      7.3

      A grandfather avenges his granddaughter's death by luring the murderer to his farm house.

    • The Last Laurel
      The Last Laurel
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/20/71
      7.2
      Astral projection is the key to a crippled athlete's bid for revenge.
    • Hell's Bells
      Hell's Bells
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      11/17/71
      7.2
      A recent initiate is surprised to find Hell a little tame for his liking.
    • The Merciful
      The Merciful
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      9/22/71
      7.2
      Bricks and mortar figure in a wife's plan to end her husband's suffering.
    • Rare Objects
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/22/72
      7.2
      A gangster marked for death engages a specialist who guarantees him sanctuary--but at a precipitous cost.
    • Miss Lovecraft Sent Me
      Miss Lovecraft Sent Me
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/15/71
      7.1
      A vignette about a babysitter and her latest client.
    • The Miracle at Camafeo
      The Miracle at Camafeo
      Season 2 - Episode 49
      1/19/72
      7.1
      An insurance swindler stages a miraculous recovery from his fake paralysis at a Mexican shrine.
    • An Act of Chivalry
      An Act of Chivalry
      Season 2 - Episode 34
      12/1/71
      7.0
      A vignette about elevator manners.
    • Die Now, Pay Later
      Die Now, Pay Later
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      7.0
      Business booms when an undertaker slashes funeral prices during a January clearance sale.
    • Satisfaction Guaranteed
      Satisfaction Guaranteed
      Season 2 - Episode 63
      3/22/72
      7.0
      An employment agency official has difficulty trying to fill a position for an extremely particular customer.
    • The Doll of Death
      The Doll of Death
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      5/20/73
      7.0
      A spurned plantation owner in the British West Indies enlists the power of voodoo to avenge himself against a romantic rival.
    • Professor Peabody's Last Lecture
      Professor Peabody's Last Lecture
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      11/10/71
      6.9
      While debunking ancient cults, an academic unwisely scoffs at the wrong god.
    • The Phantom Farmhouse
      The Phantom Farmhouse
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      10/20/71
      6.9
      A psychiatrist finds himself falling for a mysterious woman whose last visitor was killed--so police conclude--by wild animals.
    • The Dear Departed
      The Dear Departed
      Season 2 - Episode 33
      12/1/71
      6.9
      Bad luck follows a phony spiritualist and his assistant's unfaithful wife after an auto accident simplifies the triangle.
    • Phantom of What Opera?
      Phantom of What Opera?
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      9/15/71
      6.7
      The Phantom of the Opera gets the shock of his life when he menaces a beautiful young singer.
    • Witches' Feast
      Witches' Feast
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      9/22/71
      6.6
      A brief incantation in verse while a coven hungrily awaits an overdue member.
    • Dead Weight
      Dead Weight
      Season 2 - Episode 55
      2/9/72
      6.6
      A gangster on the lam engages the services of a compliant exporter.
    • She'll Be Company for You
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      12/24/72
      6.6
      After his invalid wife dies, a relieved widower finds himself under the watchful eye of a strangely menacing cat.
    • The Waiting Room
      The Waiting Room
      Season 2 - Episode 51
      1/26/72
      6.6
      A gunfighter's final reckoning awaits him in a frontier saloon.
    • Make Me Laugh
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      1/6/71
      6.6
      A desperate comic turns to an inept miracle worker who needs to make a miracle before midnight or lose his powers. However, the comic soon learns the age-old lesson to be careful what you wish for.
    • The Housekeeper
      The Housekeeper
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      12/16/70
      6.5
      A dabbler in black magic schemes to switch his rich wife's cold persona for a warm, loving soul.
    • Marmalade Wine
      Marmalade Wine
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      10/6/71
      6.5
      A careless braggart foolishly claims to be a psychic to impress an eccentric surgeon.
    • Pamela's Voice
      Pamela's Voice
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/13/71
      6.4
      A harried husband murders his shrewish wife only to find the arrangement less permanent than he'd hoped.
    • The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      1/7/73
      6.4
      The new heavyweight champion of the world discovers that he has one more unscheduled bout before he can claim his title.
    • Room for One Less
      Room for One Less
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      6.4
      A vignette about a strange stowaway on an elevator ride.
    • The Different Ones
      The Different Ones
      Season 2 - Episode 40
      12/29/71
      6.3
      In a future society, an anguished father agrees to send his incurably deformed son to a distant planet.
    • Lone Survivor
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      1/13/71
      6.2
      A passing ship rescues an unconscious man in a lifeboat labeled Titanic--three years after the liner sank.
    • Little Girl Lost
      Little Girl Lost
      Season 2 - Episode 67
      3/1/72
      6.2
      Military strategists unwittingly plant the seeds of the apocalypse when they humor a scientific genius unbalanced by his daughter's death so that he'll complete a top-secret project.
    • House - with Ghost
      House - with Ghost
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      11/17/71
      6.1
      A philandering husband schemes to murder his wife with the aid of a ghost.
    • Finnegan's Flight
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      12/3/72
      6.0

      A prison lifer yearning for freedom submits to a cellmate's experiments in mind over matter--with tragic results.

    • Junior
      Junior
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      10/6/71
      6.0
      A twist on a child wanting water in the middle of the night.
    • The Late Mr. Peddington
      The Late Mr. Peddington
      Season 2 - Episode 47
      1/12/72
      6.0
      A businesslike widow goes shopping for the cheapest funeral she can buy.
    • Hatred unto Death
      Hatred unto Death
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      5/27/73
      6.0
      Blood memories surface when an anthropologist responds in kind to a captive gorilla's primeval hatred.
    • Smile, Please
      Smile, Please
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/12/72
      5.9
      A vignette about photographing a vampire.
    • The Academy
      The Academy
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      10/6/71
      5.7
      A widower investigates an unusually strict military academy for his delinquent son.
    • The Flip-Side of Satan
      The Flip-Side of Satan
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      9/29/71
      5.7
      A callous disc jockey is offered up as a hellish sacrifice at a deserted radio station.
    • Logoda's Heads
      Logoda's Heads
      Season 2 - Episode 42
      12/29/71
      5.3
      Searching for a lost explorer in Africa, British authorities accuse a powerful witch doctor of his murder.
    • Stop Killing Me
      Stop Killing Me
      Season 2 - Episode 54
      2/9/72
      5.2
      Convinced that her husband is trying to worry her to death, a distraught housewife files a complaint with the police.
    • The Nature of the Enemy
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      12/23/70
      5.2
      Mission control scientists watch helplessly when members of a lunar expedition are mysteriously attacked.
    • A Matter of Semantics
      A Matter of Semantics
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      11/10/71
      5.0
      Count Dracula visits a blood bank.
    • How to Cure the Common Vampire
      How to Cure the Common Vampire
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      5/27/73
      4.4
      Yet another vignette about vampires (and those who hunt them).
    • Quoth the Raven
      Quoth the Raven
      Season 2 - Episode 37
      12/8/71
      3.8
      Edgar Allan Poe receives some unwanted coaching during a bout with writer's block.
    • A Midnight Visit to the Neighborhood Blood Bank
      11/17/71
      3.7
      A vampire tries to open an account at the local blood bank, but he's not interested in deposits.
    • With Apologies to Mr. Hyde
      With Apologies to Mr. Hyde
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      9/29/71
      3.6
      Dr. Jekyll tries out a new potion.