Driving Under the Influence 

A drunk driver hits a pedestrian and leaves her for dead.


Brad Silberling (as Bradley Silberling)


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Episode cast overview:
Alfred Hitchcock ... Self - Host (archive footage)
Shirley Douglas ... Monica Logan
Mike Connors ... Robert Logan
John Novak ... Jason Hathaway
Gwynyth Walsh ... Anne Hathaway
David B. Nichols David B. Nichols ... Det. Frank Weston
Laurie Paton ... Linda
James Hobson James Hobson ... Pete Taylor
John Gardiner John Gardiner ... Bartender
Faye Dance ... TV Reporter
Doug Stratton Doug Stratton ... Ed


Robert Logan is a successful middle-aged marketing executive and a functioning alcoholic. He's quite friendly and quaint but he also carries a dark secret from his past. One night, while returning from an office party where he had more drinks than he should have, a woman suddenly appears in front of Robert's car and he hits her. Confused and terrified, he stops and tries to help but eventually decides to leave her there and run away. Back at his home, his wife Monica confronts him about his drinking problem and decides to leave him over it. In the morning, his young colleague and friend from work Jason arrives at Robert's home to discuss some work-related matter and notices that Robert's car have a small damage on the front side. Meanwhile, Robert learns from a TV news report that the woman he hit is still alive. Later that day, he gets a call at work. The women on the other side claims to be his hit and run victim and asks for money to keep quiet. Robert opens up to Jason and asks ...

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25 February 1989 (USA) See more »

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