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  • Season 1
    • The Cellar
      The Cellar
      Episode 8
      9/22/65
      0.0
      A weak-willed man who married for money takes up with a scheming woman when his wife has a nervous breakdown, and she makes him promise to get rid of his wife. When the wife recovers, he decides to carry out his diabolical plan, but a stranger intervenes.
    • The Initiate
      The Initiate
      Episode 7
      9/15/65
      0.0
      Poor Albert has been ruined by years spent under the influence of a domineering mother. Hardly able to leave his home, he is obsessed by a recurrent nightmare that dates back to a childhood misdemeanour. A wanderer, Corbey, recognises that Albert's secret fear presents an opportunity.
    • The Regulator
      The Regulator
      Episode 6
      9/8/65
      0.0
      A woman discovers that a locked, empty office building can hold many terrors.
    • The Imposter
      The Imposter
      Episode 5
      9/1/65
      0.0
      A retired nanny, now bed-ridden, treats her maid with sadistic cruelty. The maid puts up with this behavioue without complaint, until an invited guest comes between mistress and servant.
    • The Travelling Companion
      8/25/65
      0.0
      A woman sharing a railway carriage with an innocuous looking man when two other men enter their carriage and behave threateningly towards the man. She instinctively comes to his aid, but for a girl alone with three men in a carriage it can be difficult to know whom to trust.
    • The Babysitter
      The Babysitter
      Episode 3
      8/18/65
      0.0
      An old man in his nineties receives encouraging reports from his doctor. His guardians , who had been hoping for an early and profitable release from their duties, are disappointed. They give a present of a cat to the woman who looks after the old man when they go out, apparently forgetting that the old man hates cats and has a morbid fear of waking up and being covered with the creatures.moreless
    • The Lift
      The Lift
      Episode 2
      8/11/65
      0.0
      Some people become trapped in a lift in a crumbling apartment block. One resident calms the other occupants and gets everyone to safety. Later that day, he is visited by his son, an unscrupulous property developer who wants his father to vacate the building. He gives his father a present of an Egyptian talisman of death before leaving. Unnerved, the older man decides to leave the building, and takes the lift down...moreless
    • The House
      The House
      Episode 1
      8/4/65
      0.0
      A barrister presents his daughter with an elaborate Victorian doll's house for her birthday. At first unimpressed, she discovers two perfectly-constructed dolls in period costume, and becomes enthralled, creating an elaborate fantasy around them.
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