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(1947–1958)

Episode List

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Season 3

21 Sep. 1949
The Man in Half Moon Street
A scientist who has found a way to prolong life (he is 120 years old) finds himself in a dilemma: he has fallen in love, and he has also discovered that if he doesn't get new glands, he will die.
 
28 Sep. 1949
Climax
A love triangle develops behind the facade of a seemingly happy marriage. The situation seems destined for tragedy, but compassion and understanding keep that from happening.
 
5 Oct. 1949
Apple of His Eye
An elderly man who is in love with a young woman discovers that too many people are interested in his romance. The love affair is the immediate concern of the middle-aged widower's daughter-in-law, his housekeeper, and the neighbors. Their interference almost deprives him of years of happiness.
 
19 Oct. 1949
Accidentally Yours
Rather than causing frustration, a child-like wife endears herself to others.
 
26 Oct. 1949
To Dream Again
Shakespeare returns to England during WWII as a gentleman of the world and falls in love.
 
2 Nov. 1949
Whistling in the Dark
Radio crime show host 'The Fox' along with his fiancée and ex-girlfriend are kidnapped by a larcenous cult who demand that he help them plan a perfect murder.
 
9 Nov. 1949
Happy Ending
A husband learns to appreciate his marriage when he recognizes that it's teetering on the verge of failure.
 
16 Nov. 1949
The Happiest Years
Too much whining and nagging puts a wife in a dangerous position.
 
30 Nov. 1949
Seen But Not Heard
In this mystery involving two brothers and a butler, one sibling confesses to the other that he murdered his wife. He then becomes involved in a fist fight and is killed. That's when an eyewitness discloses important information.
 
7 Dec. 1949
The Comedy of Errors
Two identical twins and their two servants (also identical twins) are separated in a ship-wreck. When, years later, they all show up in the same town, mistaken identities abound.
 
14 Dec. 1949
The Nantucket Legend
A New England sea captain, determined to die, changes the life of the people of his community.
 
11 Jan. 1950
As Husbands Go
A middle-aged Iowa housewife finds romance with a poet in Europe. She decides to be "good" and returns home to her husband, only to have her almost-lover appear stateside.
 
18 Jan. 1950
The Vinegar Tree
A restless middle-aged wife believes their guest is going to be the artist she fondly recalls have a romance with in her youth. She becomes upset when her daughter begins attracting his attention.
 
1 Feb. 1950
The Old Ladies
Three women over 50, Agatha, May and Lucy, set up housekeeping together.
 
8 Feb. 1950
The Dark Tower
A man who has a strange controlling effect on his wife is mysteriously killed.
 
15 Feb. 1950
The Silent Room
A man who hates social contact is forced to meet with a woman who is involved in a murder.
 
22 Feb. 1950
Valley Forge
George Washington struggles to hold his hungry and freezing troops together during the hard winter of 1777-1778.
 
1 Mar. 1950
Mrs. Moonlight
Sarah Jones Moonlight feels she is cursed to never age, as her loved ones grow old!
 
8 Mar. 1950
The Nineteenth Hole
A writer is addicted to the game of golf.
 
15 Mar. 1950
Ladies in Retirement
A retired actress lets her housekeeper's two older sisters live with her. She learns too late that the sisters are lunatics, and she's horrified to find out that they are involved in blackmail and murder.
 
22 Mar. 1950
The Queen's Husband
A king outwits his domineering wife while dealing with a son who wants the throne and a daughter who's marrying a peasant plumber.
 
29 Mar. 1950
The Copperhead
Milt Shanks is an Illinois man who brings disgrace to his wife and son by joining the Copperheads. This is a group of residents in Northern states who are sympathetic to the South and refuse to go to war against them. His real reasons are revealed later.
 
5 Apr. 1950
A Doll's House
Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his career. But when the truth comes out, Nora is shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem.
 
12 Apr. 1950
The Lucky Finger
An elderly woman in the Irish town of Innish has been dividing her time between the homes of her two married brothers. Things change greatly when she becomes rich thanks to winning a national crossword puzzle game.
 
19 Apr. 1950
Make Way for Lucia
Two jealous women compete to be civic leaders in a wealthy British resort town.
 
26 Apr. 1950
Black Sheep
A young man returns home and receives a somewhat cool reception. He's surprised to discover that he's not the black sheep of the family.
 
3 May 1950
The Fourth Step
In 1887, a young couple wants to marry but the would-be bride's father does everything he can do to prevent it. The lover come up with a plan to work around the old man.
 
10 May 1950
Macbeth
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
 
17 May 1950
Storm in a Teacup
A political campaign becomes focused on a little pet dog.
 
24 May 1950
The House Beautiful
A stockbroker with integrity struggles on his modest wages rather than cheat investors with the worthless oil stock sold by his company. His neighbor with few standards, however, soon becomes rich. Later in life, the stockbroker's son finds himself at an ethical crossroads and decides to take the high road as his father did.
 
31 May 1950
The Luck of Guldeford
After drugging a fellow student, a young chemistry student tosses the body into a trunk and transports the box to an old house. It's there that he gets an unexpected surprise.
 
7 Jun. 1950
The Doctor in Spite of Himself
Geronte, a rich nobleman, has selected a suitor for his daughter Lucille. She is not at all interested in his choice.
 
14 Jun. 1950
Good Housekeeping
After doing some research on her own, the wife of a college president decides that her husband is unhappy in his work. She begins to encourage him to make changes and gets timely assistance by a front-page newspaper story.
 
21 Jun. 1950
Noah
Noah is an elderly man of deep faith. He deals with a wife who becomes restless and three sons who are quick to desert him once they reach land.
 
28 Jun. 1950
The Wind Is Ninety
Don Richie, an Air Force captain who is shot down over Germany during World War II, returns in spirit form to comfort his grieving family. He discovers that his wife, mother, father, and son remember him in different ways. At first, he is unable to "get through" to them, but then the family believes that whenever "the wind is ninety" or from the East, Don will be with them in spirit.
 
5 Jul. 1950
Jeannie
Jeannie is a 31-year-old woman who has lived an isolated life, having never traveled outside of her small Scottish town. When she comes into an inheritance, she sets sail for Europe, falls in love with a good man and a gold-digging count.
 
12 Jul. 1950
Murder on the Nile
A murder is committed on a Nile steamer, but Hercule Poirot is on board.
 
19 Jul. 1950
Accent on Youth
Problems arise when a young secretary sets her sights on her successful, middle-aged playwright boss. By the time that he comes around to her advances, she's moved on to a man closer her age.
 
26 Jul. 1950
Mr Barry's Etchings
Barry Judson is a kindly man who settles down with his niece for a well-earned retirement. His hobbies include designing planes, growing roses--and etchings of $50 bills. Local charities are happy to receive his cash donations, but the gang of criminals who move into town are not pleased with his counterfeiting.
 
2 Aug. 1950
January Thaw
Herbert and Marge Gage buy an old farmhouse in Connecticut and discover that two of the late owner's heirs have a legal right to live in the house. Soon after the Gages and their daughters move in, the Jonathan Rockwoods arrive to take advantage of their relative's will. Inevitable difficulties arise when two families live under one roof. A neighbor is expecting a child and has no one to attend to her needs. Mathilda Rockwood and Barbara Gage go to help until a nurse arrives. This incident leads the two families to iron out their problems.
 
9 Aug. 1950
Feathers in a Gale
In 1804, a widow who couldn't pay off her bills was auctioned off. One woman finds herself in such a predicament and searches desperately for a new husband. Finding no takes, she is placed on the auction block.
 
16 Aug. 1950
September Tide
Studying art in Paris, Cherry Martin meets and marries a man, Evan Davies, an artist 15 years her senior. Matters become complicated when the couple goes to live with Cherry's mother in England, and Evan and her parent fall in love with one another.
 
23 Aug. 1950
The First Mrs. Fraser
During an ugly divorce, the husband's first wife shows him evidence of his current wife's adultery with a man she wants to marry. The newly available husband reunites with his first wife.
 
30 Aug. 1950
The Detour
Helen Hardy has toiled for twenty years by her husband's side on their farm. She holds out hope for a brighter future. When she gives birth to a daughter, she is determined that the child will have all the things she had done without.
 
6 Sep. 1950
The Last Trump
A man alienates his friends with his contempt for anyone he feels is standing in his way.