The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • Portrait For Toby
    Portrait For Toby
    Episode 52
    9/26/54
    0.0
  • One Thing Leads To Another
    9/19/54
    0.0
  • A Mansion For Jimmy
    A Mansion For Jimmy
    Episode 50
    9/12/54
    0.0
    Jimmy is so embarrassed by his family's simple home that he begins telling rich friends that he lives in a currently-empty mansion.
  • Adopted Son
    Adopted Son
    Episode 49
    9/5/54
    0.0
    After the death of a musically inclined son, a mother tries to recast her surviving child into his mold.
  • Playmates
    Playmates
    Episode 48
    8/29/54
    0.0
    A little girls has plays with her friends in a certain room of a huge mansion. Her uncle overhears her playmates and realizes that they are actually ghosts.
  • The Perfect Gentleman
    8/22/54
    0.0
    To please his fiance, a self-made man tries to remake himself.
  • Mungara
    Mungara
    Episode 46
    8/15/54
    2.0
  • Long, Long Ago
    Long, Long Ago
    Episode 45
    8/8/54
    0.0
    A London couple purchase a run-down country home and believe it is haunted. They are visited by a young boy who ran away from an orphanage and tells a story about a family that lived in the same home and were killed during a WW2 bombing.
  • Annual Honeymoon
    Annual Honeymoon
    Episode 44
    8/1/54
    0.0
    A woman meets the wife of her husband's employer.
  • Bachelor's Weekend
    Bachelor's Weekend
    Episode 43
    7/25/54
    0.0
    A groom is almost tricked out of getting married by a group of his buddies.
  • The Whistling Room
    The Whistling Room
    Episode 42
    7/18/54
    6.0

    The jilted Irish lover of a young woman who's ready to marry a hated Englishman calls down a host of ghosts on the couple.  Professional "ghost hunter" Dr. Carnacki arrives on the scene to banish the moaning spirits.

  • Uncle Charlie
    Uncle Charlie
    Episode 41
    7/11/54
    0.0
    A non-existent uncle causes problems for a couple.
  • Dear Little Fool
    Dear Little Fool
    Episode 40
    7/4/54
    2.0

    A nurse bends the rules to make her three elderly patients happy.  The doctor, however, has no bedside manner and is constantly bellowing at her to do things by the book.

  • When the Police Arrive
    6/25/54
    0.0
    This two-actor episode tells of Henry and Florence Jennings, an unhappily married couple. The domestic uprising determines the fate of their marriage, and also brings the police.
  • Doubled in Danger
    Doubled in Danger
    Episode 38
    6/18/54
    0.0
    An ex-convict is determined to murder the man responsible for the frame-up that sent him to jail. He teams up with another former prisoner with the same idea, so they swap targets.
  • Terror Train
    Terror Train
    Episode 37
    6/11/54
    0.0
    A scientist and his wife traveling between two government installations encounter danger aboard a train.
  • Unfair Game
    Unfair Game
    Episode 36
    6/4/54
    0.0
    A married couple leaves the big city life of Sydney to live in Australia's rugged outback. It's there they meet a gorgeous young woman with her sights set on the husband.
  • Grenadine
    Grenadine
    Episode 35
    5/28/54
    0.0
    A con artist attempts to bilk money from a young woman, but doesn't plan on a large dog named Grenadine fouling up his plan.
  • Fie, Fie, Fifi
    Fie, Fie, Fifi
    Episode 34
    5/21/54
    0.0
    Fifi is the owner of a matrimonial business. Together with a middle-aged couple, she tries to match up the right man and woman. When business takes a downturn, she masquerades as a country gal to get a rich farmer to use her service.
  • The Black Purse
    The Black Purse
    Episode 33
    5/14/54
    0.0
    When a man watches a purse fly from a window of an empty building, he goes in search of the purse's rightful owner.
  • Girl on the Drum
    Girl on the Drum
    Episode 32
    5/7/54
    0.0
    A respectable businessman gets mixed up with a dancer from a night club.
  • And The Beasts Were There
    4/30/54
    0.0
    A jungle hunter with a reputation for mistreating animals is locked in a tiger's cage. An investigation into his death discovers whose hand it was that closed the cage door.
  • The Sound of Silence
    4/23/54
    0.0
    Hired to paint a portrait of one of the town's wealthiest citizens, an artist is perplexed by the woman's refusal to speak. His curiosity on the matter lands him in jail.
  • Hollywood, Home Sweet Home
    4/16/54
    0.0
    Silent film star Francis X. Bushman portrays a former matinee idol who rents his Hollywood home to a farm couple from Iowa.
  • Borrow My Car
    Borrow My Car
    Episode 28
    4/9/54
    0.0
    Two mechanics find themselves involved with a gorgeous woman and a robbery.
  • The Grey and Gold Dress
    4/2/54
    0.0
    A gaudy dress changes the lives of several woman.
  • The Silence
    The Silence
    Episode 26
    3/26/54
    0.0
    Armed with a "kiss of death", a woman frightens construction workers in the jungles of India.
  • Open Season
    Open Season
    Episode 25
    3/19/54
    0.0
    A distrustful husband believe that his wife is having an affair. He invites her supposed lover to join him on a hunting trip.
  • Don't You Remember?
    Don't You Remember?
    Episode 24
    3/12/54
    0.0
    A lonely man returns to his boyhood village to find his former sweetheart still as young and beautiful as the day he moved away. He sets out to solve the mystery of her enduring beauty.
  • Taps for a Hoofer
    Taps for a Hoofer
    Episode 23
    3/5/54
    0.0
    A fading dance star use what's left of his drawing power to attract women to his dance school.
  • His Brother's Girl
    His Brother's Girl
    Episode 22
    2/26/54
    0.0
    A college professor loses his chance at a promotion because his brother was involved in a restaurant fight over a girl.
  • Live a Little
    Live a Little
    Episode 21
    2/19/54
    0.0
    A devoted husband becomes involved with another woman in a life of crime.
  • A Far, Far Better Thing
    2/12/54
    0.0
    A married woman is attracted to a fellow tourist while on a cruise ship to Hawaii.
  • The Psychophonic Nurse
    2/5/54
    5.0

    All of the nurses the Temples hire soon quit because they refuse to follow the rules of a new book on how to raise children scientifically. The husband supplies the answer with a modern mechanical nurse. While the robo-nanny can follow the book's rules to the letter, it's unable to give the baby love or use judgments when something unexpected happens.

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  • Too Gloomy for Private Pushkin
    1/29/54
    0.0
    Pvt. Pushkin is surveying a bombed-out castle on the Italian war front while a German patrol is thought to be approaching.
  • Farewell Performance
    1/22/54
    0.0
    The wife of a ventriloquist writes her own finish when she begins getting too friendly with an old flame.
  • Account Closed
    Account Closed
    Episode 16
    1/15/54
    7.0
    A murderer and his fiance both have jobs at a bank they plan to rob. The woman is caught off-guard on the night of the heist when her intended tries to kill her.
  • The Gold Thumb
    The Gold Thumb
    Episode 15
    1/8/54
    0.0
    Two sisters receive a huge inheritance, and one sister would rather murder than share.
  • Miss Darkness
    Miss Darkness
    Episode 14
    1/1/54
    0.0
    A young woman hides out in a bording house, afraid to tell anyone that's she's recognized a bank robber.
  • Man on the Bluff
    Man on the Bluff
    Episode 13
    12/25/53
    0.0
  • Death Makes a Pass
    Death Makes a Pass
    Episode 12
    12/18/53
    0.0
    Harold Cunningham, a conservative businessman on a trip, becomes involved in a robbery, a double-cross, and a murder.
  • The Motive Goes Round and Round
    12/11/53
    0.0
    Malevolent thought and deed combine in this psychological thriller.
  • Vacation Wife
    Vacation Wife
    Episode 10
    12/4/53
    0.0
    A young wife takes a vacation alone at a mountain resort and meets another man.
  • Frozen Escape
    Frozen Escape
    Episode 9
    11/27/53
    6.5
    Jeff goes to visit his friend and fellow Alaskan prospector Arthur, who's just struck gold. Jeff returns to tell his wife that he found Arthur murdered and wants to leave the valley before authorities try to pin the crime on him. Because of a blizzard, they're forced to stay in the cabin of blind Tom, who plays the two against each other.moreless
  • Claire
    Claire
    Episode 8
    11/20/53
    0.0
    A nurse acts as the go-between for a career woman and the husband who has been neglected for her work.
  • The House That Nobody Wanted
    11/13/53
    0.0
    A newlywed is horrified when she realizes that her husband is an exact twin of the man who'd murdered in their house before they moved in.
  • Melody in Black
    Melody in Black
    Episode 6
    11/6/53
    0.0
    A wealthy man, Roger Libbot, loans a young woman $1000 to continue her piano lessons; she gives him an IOU. When Roger is killed in a plane crash, his estranged wife finds the note and demands immediate payment of the advance.
  • The Ragged Stranger
    10/30/53
    6.5
    Larry Doyle is caught stealing a loaf of bread by one Neil Armstrong. Armstrong talks him into staging a fake hold up of his wife, allowing Armstrong to "fight" off the robber and appear the hero. When the staged hold-up ends up as a murder, Dolyle realizes he's been played for a fool and been framed.moreless
  • Death Has a System
    Death Has a System
    Episode 4
    10/23/53
    0.0
    A man avenges the murder of his brother.
  • The Night Light at Vorden's
    10/16/53
    0.0
    An overbearing mother does everything in her power to keep her daughter from marrying her teacher boyfriend.
  • Wait For Me Downstairs
    10/9/53
    0.0
    A young businessman's fiance disappears. He investigates to find that spies have kidnapped her and made off with her passport.
  • When Lovely Woman
    When Lovely Woman
    Episode 1
    10/2/53
    8.7
    A wife carries with her the memory of her first love affair.