Radio Mystery Theater Episode Guide

Date Episode Title Plot Comments Rating
01/01/1976 0406 One of the Missing On a reconnaissance mission, a Union soldier and his friend were sent to enemy territory. A freak explosion leaves him injured and assaulted with images of his own wake. 3 61 61
01/02/1976 0407 Insight Into Murder Flashbacks to the Sixteenth Century convince a lawyer that he was once witness to a murder. When he finds the killer living in the present, he vows to do two things: prove his client's innocence, and seek justice against the guilty for both crimes. 6 40 40
01/05/1976 0408 Tom Sawyer, Detective All grown up and a successful lawyer, Tom Sawyer is now faced with his most difficult case. He must get an acquittal for his Uncle Silas who has been charged with homicide. 3 41 41
01/06/1976 0409 Is He Living or Is He Dead? To increase the worth of their works a trio of artists plan the perfect con-- the catch is, someone has to die. 3 29 29
01/07/1976 0410 The Russian Passport While traveling through Europe a young man meets an eccentric American. Chaos ensues when a scam goes awry and earns them a conviction in a Russian court and a one-way ticket to Siberia. 7 54 54
01/08/1976 0411 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court In an attempt to free himself, a Nineteenth Century factory owner exploits his knowledge of history when he wakes up from a fight in Camelot and finds himself placed under arrest by none other than the legendary King Arthur. 3 40 40
01/09/1976 0412 The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg A small town news man tells the story of how an enigmatic stranger seduced the town's incorruptible officials with the false glitter of easy cash. 6 65 65
01/10/1976 0413 The Stolen White Elephant The sacred white elephant of Queen Victoria has gone missing and it's up to Inspector Blunt of the New York City police to solve the case. Following a lead, a force of one hundred men storm Barge Criswell's home only to discover that the main suspect is dead-- and that he has been dead for the last fifteen years! 2 22 22
01/11/1976 0414 The Mysterious Stranger When you meet an angel named Satan who promises to grant your every desire, you learn that it's not always good to get everything you wish for. 5 61 61
01/12/1976 0415 What the Shepherd Saw After seeing the brutal slaying of his master's beloved wife, a young shepherd must do everything in his power to prove he did not witness a single thing. 4 33 33
01/14/1976 0416 The Elixer of Death Seeking refuge from the noise of the city, a doctor moves to the country for a quieter life. His new-found peace is shattered when he discovers that the lynch pin that holds the village's economy together is a strange drink-- a drink whose ingredients could prove fatal. 6 56 56
01/16/1976 0417 The Red Frisbee While playing Frisbee with his dog on an Antilles beach, Ben comes across a young girl with an unusual gift. He becomes more entranced by Nikki's strange talent as she narrates her brother's tragic tale. Their bond deepens and he finds himself drawn to her, and the insights she learns from the red Frisbee. 14 54 54
01/19/1976 0418 There's No Business Like In the year 2076, crimes against society are punishable by community service-- in show business. A time traveler moves forward in time and discovers a future where the business is anything but entertaining; and where stunts and special effects often lead to death. 4 43 43
01/21/1976 0419 The Lady of the Mist It is said that the pool in which the Lady of the Mist waterfall cascades into reviles all who attempt to usurp the place of Meg Drayton, lady of the Manor. Her Brother Charles' first wife fell into the lake and was never seen again. Ten years later, he has returned with a young wife who plans to take over the manor. Enraged by their presumption, Meg concocts a scheme to fulfill the myth of the Lady of the Mist. 3 29 29
01/23/1976 0420 The Slick and the Dead A talented dancer with skeletons in her closet is killed in a hotel room. In this classic case of \"whodunit,\" EG Marshall interrupts the third act to ask the audience to take a wild guess on who they believe slayed her.
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01/26/1976 0421 The Ferret

Time and again the United States' plan to become independent of foreign energy sources falls short as their partner; Energy Exploration, Inc.'s resources are sabotaged. Amory Mills, EEI's hotshot lawyer sets up an elaborate scheme to entrap a corrupt EEI executive suspected of selling out the company. The clock is ticking as he zeroes in on Clem Ferris and finally comes close to unmasking "The Ferret."

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01/28/1976 0422 Mirror, Mirror Jessica Chapman and Clare Connor were once roommates at Stapleton Academy. Jessica is shocked to find that Clare who was once "fairest of them all" has been terribly scarred by a bleak marriage and a dysfunctional relationship with her child. However, what haunts her most is the memory of the golden mirror she gave her friend, and she embarks on a journey to discern what part it has played in the tragedy of Clare's life.
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01/30/1976 0423 Castle Kerfol On a tour of a British castle, an American tourist is suddenly attacked by a pack of dogs. She is sheltered by a neighbor and there discovers the castle's history and the origins of its strange guardians. 4 37 37
02/02/1976 0424 First Prize -- Death Despite being co-director of the Sociological Advisory Institute and a celebrated sociologist in his own right, time and again John Desmond is overlooked and the Parkhurst Medal awarded to his colleagues. When Mr. Strickland approaches John with an intriguing proposition-- the next Parkhurst Medal it seems almost surreal. However, the offer comes with a heavy price. Now, it is up to John to make a decision. 2 42 42
02/03/1976 0425 The Dead Deserve to Rest Distraught and grieving, a widow falls prey to an unscrupulous occultist who swindles her into believing he can help her reach out to beyond the grave. 4 40 40
02/05/1976 0426 The Children of Death In a time where men and women have been segregated to live alone, a deadly game is born. A game wherein they must hunt each other down to win the ultimate prize-- a chance at procreation. 17 40 40
02/06/1976 0427 Straight from the Horse's Mouth Mistakenly thinking it is a race horse, a timid young man purchases a work horse at an auction. Little does he know that the pony hides an enormous secret that will change his life forever. 2 35 35
02/09/1976 0428 The Horror of Dead Lake Upon hearing of their inheritance, Claude and Polly Baxter are thrilled to be the proud new owners of Captain Doubloon's castle and its mysterious lake. Their pleasure turns to fear when they learn that the castle is home to Professor Micah, a demented embryologist crossing giant Venus flytraps with birds and their terror reaches fever pitch when they discover the creature that lives in Dead Lake. 8 80 80
02/11/1976 0429 You Owe Me a Death Haunted by dreams and visions of the untimely death of her deceased twin, a woman desires to put the voices to rest. In order to do so, she must first unravel the mysteries surrounding her identical twin to find the truth. 13 41 41
02/12/1976 0430 The Golden Chalices Mary Roth has stirs the embers of his memory with her stories and gifts. His patient is unaware that thirty years ago, psychoanalyst Hans von Fodor and his wife Lili von Fodor were forced to flee Hungary shortly after their marriage. Before leaving Kispest, they buried twelve golden chalices under a cherry tree with a vow to somehow come back for them. Intent on bringing the promise to life, Mary forces them into another wild goose chase. 4 27 27
02/13/1976 0431 The Blue Roan Stallion A proud "half-breed", Dan Bowles unwittingly saves the life of ranch owner Hale Chalmer. In gratitude, he is hired as a ranch hand and life becomes complicated when he falls in love with the boss's daughter. Despite their differences, the lovers make plans to get married but things come to a head when the foreman challenges the cowboy to a gun-fight because of his mixed heritage. Chalmers saves Dan's life only to throw him a gun when he learns that the man he has just saved is a half-breed. 7 32 32
02/16/1976 0432 Angel of Death Anguished by the death of her son and the seeming loss of her now estranged husband, suicide seems like the best course to escape her loneliness. Her love is rekindled when the young nurse recalls how they fell in love with the aid of the ghost of a patient she once helped pass on. 6 38 38
02/17/1976 0433 The Angry God On a tour of Latin America, a young American woman is befriended by a jewel thief and assists him in escaping the police's notice. She cannot, however, shield him from the all-seeing eyes of the angry goddess whose jewels he has stolen. 2 30 30
02/19/1976 0434 Goodbye, Benjamin Flack Up to his eye-balls in debt, a brilliant businessman hatches the perfect scheme- to get rid of his look-alike cousin and take over his life. 8 59 59
02/20/1976 0435 The Bloody Legend Immersed in a study of Beowulf, Dash becomes obsessed with the tale and soon finds himself suffering horrible nightmares. These nightmares lead him to come home one evening in blood-stained clothes and with no recollection of what he'd done. Martha Saxon seeks psychiatrist Frank Sherby's help with her husband's strange behavior. When carnage at a nearby animal shelter and a double homicide lead the police to the Saxon's home, they must do everything they can to evoke his memory and clear Dash's name. 9 28 28
02/23/1976 0436 The Patient Visitor After being paid a visit by a past love, Judge Justin Travers vows to help Muriel Parks as a lawyer. Despite her father donating huge amounts of money and real estate to the old folk's home, Mrs. Parks is being refused admittance due to the fact that she cannot raise the $500 fee. Troubled by an ailing heart, Judge Travers is determined to win this last case. 2 27 27
02/25/1976 0437 General Laughter In lieu of a suicide confession, a distressed actress chooses to record her final breath as well as the motives for her actions. Being a consummate actress, she sets the perfect scene but quickly learns that even the best laid plans can go awry. 9 34 34
02/26/1976 0438 The Providential Ghost When a young girl experiences the loss of her grandfather soon after losing her parents in a tragic accident finds herself in the care of two old aunts who terrify her. Her faith is bolstered when she realizes her grandpa's spirit is still hanging around. 8 31 31
02/27/1976 0439 Half a Life What do you get when you mix bar, a handsome stranger, and a lonely middle-aged woman? True love? Or is it just another recipe for disaster? 11 49 49
03/01/1976 0440 The Death Trail In the late 1860's, Col. Chambers gives $200,000 to his former officer and current president of a small bank in Texas, Wayne Prescott with the order to invest the funds in cattle. Prescott who is about to marry the sheriff's daughter has no intention of investing the money as he guards a terrible secret. What the others don't know is that he is a member of a marauding and murderous posse, the Gunnysack Gang. 7 27 27
03/02/1976 0441 Afterward When her husband suddenly goes missing, a woman soon discovers just how much appearances can be deceiving and misleading. 3 49 49
03/04/1976 0442 The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter Two monks from the order of St. Francis, Friars Ambrosius and Romanus are sent to the monastery in Berchtesgaden, high in the Bavarian Alps. In the cold of the village, Ambrosius meets the beautiful and pitiful Benedicta, who is scorned by all for being the hangman's daughter. He soon earns the ire of the villagers, along with the hatred of the son of the town's most powerful man who desires Benedicta in his bed. 5 35 35
03/05/1976 0443 The Infernal Triangle Finally free from her sister's shadow, Ann Fairchild has found happiness in the arms of her husband-to-be, Hugh Denning. A storm threatens her world in the former of her elder sister Eve, who has come home fresh from her latest divorce. Old insecurities resurface and Ann finds herself promising death should her fiancee fall prey to Eve's seductive charms. 4 39 39
03/08/1976 0444 The Queen of Spades Intent on the pursuit of a secret gambling technique from a wealthy countess, he accidentally kills her. Now she's back to seek vengeance on the Russian soldier that caused her untimely demise. 3 32 32
03/10/1976 0445 I Thought I Saw a Shadow A scientist working on the development of an invisibility serum believes he has finally found it and uses himself as a test subject. However, things don't go as planned when instead of making him invisible, it separates him from his shadow. Once unleashed his shadow goes on a homicidal rampage that causes his estranged wife to fear for his sanity. 18 40 40
03/11/1976 0446 Pandora Years into the future, a perfect society is born-- a society without fear, hate and all other negative emotions. Pandora seeks to inflict her sorrow on others and Mara's obsessive love for Willis and their baby threatens to destroy Paradise. This leads to Mara being sentenced to death, but at the last moment she is sent to the past where she begins to appreciate the life she had. 7 46 46
03/12/1976 0447 The Man Who Preyed on Widows After being swindled out of her money, the widowed Mrs. Randol refused to take action against Robert Lewis, aka Nelson Potter despite her children egging her on. Her frustrated family finds satisfaction when the identity of his next victim is revealed, and the police set up a grand scheme to entrap the wily con man. 3 26 26
03/15/1976 0448 The Aliens Two secret agents from opposing nations are drawn to each other by something called psychic communication-- a classified project both their governments are developing. Fearing for mankind's future, they work together to try and stop the dangerous experiments that are intricately linked to the possible destruction of the world. 3 27 27
03/16/1976 0449 Crime Casts a Shadow Desperately in need of cash, Gay Armstrong tries to sell her late mother's pearl necklace and is disturbed to find out that the pearls are a fake. In a sign of goodwill that raises her suspicions, her stepfather offers her $15,000 for the piece of jewelry. Now Gay will stop at nothing until she uncovers the truth. 3 32 32
03/18/1976 0450 The Other Side of the Coin In a freak accident, Sgt. John McCaffrey wakes up from an alcohol-induced stupor in the body of Gino Carpacci, a professional con man who has stolen a million dollars from the mafia. While John looks for a way to regain his identity and avoid death, Gino plans the perfect crime-- to take his brand new body, the money and run. 4 23 23
03/19/1976 0451 A Matter of Love and Death Having grown weary over sharing him with crazed fans, the wife of a legendary football player walks into a police precinct and confesses to his murder. 4 24 24
03/22/1976 0452 Stampede With her husband murdered by Comanches and their farm razed to the ground, Ellie Tate Gottenschalk makes her way to Cheyenne as part of a cattle drive. 5 22 22
03/23/1976 0453 The Covered Bridge A new bride crosses an old covered bridge and is transported in time to the 1770's. About to be shackled in an arranged marriage, she dishes out all the spit and fire of 1970's women's lib. 4 26 26
03/24/1976 0454 Brain Drain Questions are raised when a series of deaths of respected scientists are linked to a beautiful and mysterious woman. A police detective uncovers a disturbing plot where a deranged scientist steals their brains to fuel his heinous experiments. 4 34 34
03/25/1976 0455 The Transformation of Joebee Confessing to a last prank is seems to be too good to be true, when a perennial joker announces he has mended his ways. Could this be true or is it perhaps the biggest hoax of the century? 4 39 39
03/26/1976 0456 Extortion The past catches up to her when the wife of a prominent politician is forced to submit to blackmail for a previous crime. 5 27 27
03/29/1976 0457 The Saxon Curse A fortune teller foretells that he will carry out the perfect crime in order to safeguard his betrothed. Armed with that knowledge, the haughty nobleman picks his target. 26 35 35
03/30/1976 0458 The Intruders Troubled by spirits that haunt her home, a woman becomes strangely attached to her ghostly housemates as she watches them go about their daily lives. 7 45 45
03/31/1976 0459 The Spit and Image His luck takes a turn for the better when an ex-football player lands an unusual job-- to be the stand in for an eccentric billionaire. 5 29 29
04/01/1976 0460 The White Ghost With the accidental demise of his mistress, a successful entrepreneur's world slowly falls apart as her vengeful ghost refuses to give him peace. 7 40 40
04/02/1976 0461 Vanity Dies Hard Planning out the perfect crime and pinning the blame on his cheating wife is a piece of cake for a slick police detective. Life gets even better when he is called on to the case to help solve it! 11 43 43
04/05/1976 0462 Time Killer Playing with a theory on the fluidity of time, a college professor accidentally transports himself back to the period before the Great Depression. His interference with the time-space continuum alters his future drastically.

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04/06/1976 0463 The Boy Wonder On a quest to find a missing child named Buchanan, his team slowly disappears one after another. It's no coincidence that the boy and his friends possess amazing talents, and only too late does the man learn the futility of his search. 21 46 46
04/07/1976 0464 The Paradise Caf In a desperate bid to exorcise the demons of his past, a mafia boss makes a shocking confession to his psychiatrist. Confronting his inner self, he narrates his attempted rape and subsequent slaying of an innocent girl. 2 20 20
04/08/1976 0465 Sleeping Dogs A widow continues to search for the identity of the man who betrayed her husband to the Nazis despite repeated warnings from her new husband and their friends to let go of the past. 4 18 18
04/09/1976 0466 Fool's Gold Wreck-diving for sunken treasure has always been his greatest obsession. A new adventure seduces a hapless college professor with the possibility of a huge haul that comes with a heavy price- cursed gold. 3 22 22
04/12/1976 0467 The Safe Judge When the son of the city's most fearsome gangsters pulls strings to get his son of drug possession charges, an upstanding judge finds his reputation on the line and he himself becomes a victim of blackmail. 5 16 16
04/13/1976 0468 Wishes Can Be Fatal To get back at her horrible daughter-in-law, a strange and unusual old lady employs the power of good old-fashioned needlework. 6 38 38
04/15/1976 0469 Strange Passenger In a desperate attempt to secure work, a lawyer knowingly goes off with aliens for training as a potential ruler of Earth. His widow strangely receives monthly checks from her supposedly deceased husband. 5 32 32
04/19/1976 0470 Murder Most Foul In this Shakespearean drama of arrogance and blind ambition, a nobleman falls victim to a chilling prophecy. 6 20 20
04/20/1976 0471 The Assassination An adaptation of Shakespeare\'s \"Julius Caesar,\" this classic tale recounts the life and subsequent death of one of history\'s greatest conquerors.
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04/21/1976 0472 The Love Song of Death Love and hate are two sides of the same coin. In this tale of bigotry and hatred, two young lovers are sacrificed to end a blood feud between two noble houses. 4 17 17
04/22/1976 0473 The Green Eyed Monster In this tragic tale of jealousy and intrigue, a man commits the ultimate betrayal by murdering his beloved and innocent wife. 4 15 15
04/23/1976 0474 Long Live the King Is Dead In this modern retelling of the life of an ill-fated prince, sinister plots are uncovered and filial love is the scourge that plagues them all. 1 7 7
04/24/1976 0475 The Prince of Evil In this modern take of the life and crimes of Richard III, Shakespeare's classic tale is acted out in startling and vivid detail. 4 16 16
04/25/1976 0476 The Serpent of the Nile A classic rendition of Shakespeare\'s \"Anthony and Cleopatra.\" It tells of their tempestuous relationship and equally tragic death.
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04/26/1976 0477 The Three Elders of Lifeboat Landing Lifeboat Landing seems to be the perfect community, where there is no crime and everything is peaceful. When a young reporter starts snooping into the communities past, he discovers more than what he was prepared for. 6 65 65
04/29/1976 0478 Two Plus Two Equals Death A young architect is pulled into the maddening rush of the circus when he falls for an enchanting dancer. His troubles begin when he learns his lover has an equally beautiful but heartless identical twin sister. Can he have one without the other?
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05/03/1976 0479 The Cornstarch Killer Discovering that she can bring down the wrath of God upon anyone who approaches her with impure intentions is a major inconvenience to a landlord who is growing increasingly wary of his boarder-- and just as enchanted. 9 45 45
05/06/1976 0480 What a Change in Hilda For two women, a small fee to obtain their heart's desire seemed a reasonable price to pay. Little did they know that would get more than they bargained for. 10 44 44
05/10/1976 0481 The Ghost of San Juan Hill Chaos ensues with the resurrection from the dead of the bride's deceased husband who had supposedly perished in the Spanish-American War. 6 17 17
05/13/1976 0482 The Secret Sharer A modern take on Joseph Conrad's tale of a fugitive and his alter ego-- and the ship captain who harbors them. 4 20 20
05/17/1976 0483 Blind Witness When a blind woman unknowingly experiences the killing of an innocent pharmacist, she begins her life on the run. It's a race against time to save her from the shooter as the police scour the city for their main witness. 5 35 35
05/20/1976 0484 The Walking Dead In the future, all androids are mindless robots with one exception-- Rex, who is the most advanced of his kind. Society is threatened when he acquires a macabre obsession-- murdering women. 12 34 34
05/24/1976 0485 A Mexican Standoff An upstanding citizen finds himself the recipient of an all-expense-paid trip to Mexico from a mysterious sponsor and thinks it's too good to be true. Hell breaks loose when he is suddenly charged with fraud and even worse-- murder. 4 29 29
05/27/1976 0486 Demon Lover When a college professor becomes the object of a colleague's obsessive love, he is terrified for his life. What they both don't know is that her passion is fueled by a strange amulet from the goddess Isis. As time moves forward, he must discover the source of her insanity before it's too late. 8 29 29
05/31/1976 0487 Ghost Town In the journey to find his family, a man carjacks a lonely traveler in Death Valley. Together they drive to a ghost town to find answers. 6 26 26
06/03/1976 0488 Blue Justice A restless ghost seeks justice from an assistant prosecutor who knowingly convicted him and sentenced him to death. The unearthing of two blue ribbons takes them to the path of the truth. 4 28 28
06/07/1976 0489 The Corpse that Would Not Die To marry his lover, a man kills her husband despite being his best friend. Soon the weight of both their sins begins to slowly poison their love. 4 26 26
06/10/1976 0490 Free the Beast Furtive conversations take place between an unseen entity and a patient of a sanitarium for the insane. A freak accident triggers a chain of events that lead to the discovery of her horrifying family secret. 4 30 30
06/14/1976 0491 The Unthinkable When his wife lands a job and starts moving up the corporate ladder, an unemployed engineer's ego takes a beating. He takes matters into his own hands and finds gratification in robbing a bank-- and not just any bank but the place where she works. 5 27 27
06/17/1976 0492 Pension Plan On the eve of retirement, a purchasing manager discovers he is penniless and that an entire life of being honest and straightforward has brought him no reward. His values are tested when he realizes that living by his principles were all for naught. 10 37 37
06/21/1976 0493 Checkmate Implicated in the vicious slaying of a friend and former opponent, a renowned chess player finds himself at the center of a murder investigation. 4 34 34
06/24/1976 0494 Child of Fate Threatened by the entrance of new and real-life companions, a child's imaginary friend manifests and attacks them in a battle to exist beyond their make-believe world. 8 21 21
06/28/1976 0495 Forty-Five Minutes to Murder Inconsistencies in the official statement given by a businessman regarding his wife's murder move a brilliant defense attorney to scrutinize it further. All evidence point towards foul play and the answers he seeks can be found in poison. 3 21 21
07/01/1976 0496 Loser Takes All When Jake Alexander, the world's top agent first sets eyes on the beautiful Delphi Carr, he takes both a professional and personal interest in her. Before he can act out on either, she gets married and instead urges Jake to sign on her husband, actor Deke Roberts. Jake willingly agrees with the evil intention of murdering him. 4 32 32
07/12/1976 0497 Blood Red Roses When his son is brutally murdered by the mafia, a father's beliefs are shaken. He meets the mastermind behind the crime and falls deeper into confusion and the Boss' love for Red Roses is the key to their salvation. 32 29 29
07/15/1976 0498 The Last Trip of Charter Boat Sally An old charter boat captain is set-up as the fall guy for murder of her husband by a scheming woman and her good-for-nothing lover. 4 22 22
07/19/1976 0499 Future Eye An investigator is sent back in time with a critical mission-- to secure a microchip which has a complete account of the world until 2976. It's a race against time to retrieve the technology which, in the wrong hands has the power to wipe out the future. 8 32 32
07/22/1976 0500 The Men with the Magic Fingers A turn-of the-century tale of romance and tragedy where a circus owner sculpts a fortune teller out of wax and falls in love with his own creation. Held captive in his world of make-believe, his poor wife has no other recourse but to question his sanity.
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07/26/1976 0501 The Brain without Mercy A mad scientist removes the brain from a severely injured hijacker to ascertain where he left the loot he got away with. Just how far will he go in the name of science? 5 21 21
07/29/1976 0502 Shotgun Wedding Charlie, a man of about 30, is invited by his co-worker, Gus, to meet his daughter. Gus feels that Charlie will fall instantly in love with Elaine. When Charlie meets her, he does fall in love with her. Then things begin to get strange. Charlie goes back to visit his beloved, but he finds the house and its occupants gone. 7 39 39
08/02/1976 0503 Every Dog Has His Day Two brothers argue over their father's estate with one accusing the other of murder. The real heir could be the dog. Meanwhile, their father's lawyer's daughter is in love with both of them and must choose. 4 23 23
08/05/1976 0504 Lovers and Killers A young lothario is on trial for killing a woman's husband when he catches them together after an evening at a singles bar. A reluctant juror must make up his mind about the suspect's guilt based on a number of criterea. 9 37 37
08/09/1976 0505 Overnight to Freedom During WWII an American POW from a German prison camp and with the help of some friendly advice, makes his attempt at escaping across Germany into occupied France. There, he tries to make contact with the French Underground. But who can he trust? 5 39 39
08/12/1976 0506 The Haliday Prediction It seems that every prediction Cash Haliday makes in his Friday newspaper column comes true. Does he have uncanny insight, some sort of ESP, or as his secretary/girlfriend thinks, do things come true because he predicts them. 3 35 35
08/16/1976 0507 Your Grade Is A Molly Butler is found dead of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. The police think that it was either suicide or accidental. But Molly's best friend, Judith Kent, has other thoughts after she reads in Molly's diary that Silas Butler wrote a mystery story for his Creative Writing class about a murder using CO that was undetectable. 5 58 58
08/19/1976 0508 The Golden People Richard Paradon has it all, looks, brains, charm, talent, and the ability to make money -- or should I say the ability to bilk women out of theirs. Then he meets a woman he falls in love with at first sight. Can he put his past behind him to treat this woman right? She did promise to never leave him -- even in death! 6 15 15
08/23/1976 0509 The Train Stops The train used to stop at the small town of Dandridge. Now the town doctor relates a story about two strangers who only himself and his daughter have met. She tells her father that she has fallen in love with a man who stops in town daily on the 5:16 train. No one else has seen him and he continues to stop in, even when the train doesn't. 20 46 46
08/26/1976 0510 The Man Who Could Work Miracles As 1899 comes to a close, in the Bowery section of lower Manhattan, George comes to the realization that he can alter events by just willing it to be so. Everything he wishes for comes true. But his power leads to hubris and he goes too far. Will he be able to reverse the course he has set for the world? 4 23 23
08/30/1976 0511 The Night Shift Eddie O'Brian hates going to work driving a bus 9 hours a day until he gets a new bus, #2792. He becomes very protective of it and soon cares more for it than his wife Margie. 7 26 26
09/02/1976 0512 The Magic Cay Tom Reynolds is bored of his life and the rat race. He takes a vacation, without his wife and children, on a remote Caribbean island full of powerful magic. After a few days of introspection, a beautiful woman washes ashore, seemingly dead. But it's soon apparent that she's alive and that's about all that's apparent. 4 32 32
09/06/1976 0513 Graven Image Jody Barnes is a talented rock-n-roll/country singer playing the county fair circuit until he meets Craig Herbert, a talent agent. Craig gives Jody a gimmick, and plenty of publicity. It's all too much for Jody and he flees in disgust and terror at what he's become. 3 22 22
09/07/1976 0514 Killer's Helper Martin Edward (Marty) Caraway, a young up and coming stock broker is recruited by his boss's wife, Margaret, to kill his boss, John Masters, and take his place by her side and at the head of the firm. But is he falling into the same trap his boss fell into? 6 22 22
09/09/1976 0515 A Two-Bit Fortune Mike Wilson, auto mechanic, does automotive work for a bum who philosophizes about wealth and claims to be Millionaire Stanford Spruce. Mike doesn't believe him, neither about who he is, nor about wealth not being all it's made out to be -- not until he finds out that he's Spruce's only heir to a Billion Dollar empire. 5 26 26
09/10/1976 0516 A Magical Place Elinor and Timothy Elkins, a middle-aged couple, revisit a house they rented as newlyweds to see if they can rekindle their marriage and find it for rent again. Shadows from the past bring life back to their dead marriage when they encounter another couple they can hear, but not see. 5 27 27
09/13/1976 0517 The Tell-Tale Corpse Ernie and Sid, just out of prison, visit the Aunt of ex prison-mate Ted because she has a key that opens the second lock of a chest that contains $100,000. They have the other key. Complications occur after they kill Aunt Grace to get her half of the loot -- she refuses to stay dead. 3 21 21
09/14/1976 0518 Journey to Jerusalem A man longs to be young again so he can live his life differently. A strange woman says she can make it happen. 6 23 23
09/16/1976 0519 Dr. Peterson's Pills The country doctor in Maine appears to have a pink pill cure-all for every ailment, but his miracle skills have a price now to be paid...
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09/17/1976 0520 To Whom it May Concern Mysteriously avoiding death from a gunshot wound, a woman discovers that everyone she loves is killed as a kind of curse.
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09/20/1976 0521 A Very Dear Ghost Indeed Traveling through Ireland late in the late 1800\'s, a man and his daughter are waylaid by a washed out bridge.  In the old castle, they\'re told a story about the unfortunate happenings to a man who sold his child and his soul!
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09/21/1976 0522 The Rainbow Man A con-artist snake oil salesman helps a young couple who want expose the corrupt police force and marry one another.
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09/23/1976 0523 Don't Play with Matches Fire Chief Delbert Cassarole is the toast of the town because fires are almost non-existent because of his prevention methods. But the citizens of his sleepy little town don't know his dark secret about how he spends Friday nights. Delbert Casserole is a man with strange hobbies: Lying, murder, arson -- and on Friday nights, he goes to town. 3 32 32
09/24/1976 0524 Queen of the Deadly Night A young Jewish woman of the Dark Ages seeks a rumored kingdom with the intention of becoming its queen. Before she can be queen, she must pass a test. 3 18 18
09/27/1976 0525 The Ghostly Private Eye A 19th century ghost buster meets his match in a violent and aggressive poltergeist in an American mansion. 6 28 28
09/28/1976 0526 One Girl in a Million A celebrity business consultant of the future, who makes his living helping corporations make huge decisions, searches the galaxy for an exact duplicate of his long dead girlfriend. Meanwhile, he feels compelled to kill anybody with the same last name as the man who killed his girlfriend. 3 19 19
09/30/1976 0527 Not for Sale Faye Colfax inherits her uncle Milo's antique shop when he is murdered during an apparent robbery attempt. When she refuses to sell the shop to the man who inhabits the upstairs apartment, she runs into major trouble. Against the advice of her husband Brian, her uncle's friend, Mr. Miller, and her uncle's ghost, she decides to keep and run the shop. 2 30 30
10/01/1976 0528 The Clairvoyant A clairvoyant forsees an unexpected love in the life of a young, British aristocrat on the eve of World War II. 3 17 17
10/04/1976 0529 The Midas Touch A con man swindles a bank president repeatedly in this farce set on the eve of the Great Depression. 3 22 22
10/05/1976 0530 Private Stock A police detective argues with the ghost of his dead wife as he is confronted with the fact that his daughter is guilty of murder. 2 24 24
10/07/1976 0531 Pool of Fear A spoiled rich, Beth, feels her step-mother is trying to replace her mother. She befriends ex-con Matt and has him pose as her fiancee so that he can kill her step-mother Millie for $10,000. 8 34 34
10/08/1976 0532 The Tortured Twins Adam Duncan knows he loves Joyce Adams from the first moment he sets eyes on her at the off-off-broadway theater where they both work. So he proposes to her right away. When the newlyweds move to Hollywood for Joyce's first movie role, Adam meets her twin sister, Janice. Suddenly he realizes he really should have married Janice, the more serious of the twins and vows to make her his wife --even if it means that he has to kill Joyce first. 3 11 11
10/11/1976 0533 My Wife Doesn't Understand Me A research scientist, unhappy with his marriage, finds solace in the arms of his new secretary. But she has more than love on her mind. 4 35 35
10/12/1976 0534 The God Killer A typist is accused of murdering the author for whom she works. She insists that the murderer was a character from a novel fighting for his survival. 5 27 27
10/14/1976 0535 The Living Corpse Henry Girard Flower Peabody VI, a member of Philadelphia society by birth and breeding, has always felt there was an element inside him that did not fit his sober side. As a young man, he kept his crazy, fun-loving girlfriend, Megan, a secret from his other friends and his strict but ailing mother. But when Megan suggests that Henry end his mother's lingering life or else, Henry realizes he can no longer lead a double life and must kill one of them. 3 28 28
10/15/1976 0536 A Point in Time Two hikers encounter a strange town in the mountains that is stuck in the 1920s. The inhabitants have a reason for their seclusion. 15 42 42
10/18/1976 0537 Killer's Appointment A young woman takes the rap and goes to prison for her boyfriend who rips off his employer. When he abandons her while she is in prison, she plots her revenge. 8 33 33
10/19/1976 0538 The Mission of Atropos A detective follows the clues left by a corrupt industrialist using an illegal and deadly chemical. 2 19 19
10/22/1976 0540 Somebody Help Me! A cop who is so ugly he can't get a date kills women who turn him down. 1 26 26
10/28/1976 0542 Absolute Zero A young woman returns to her home town only to miss her mother's funeral by just a few hours. She is most disturbed when she finds out her mother's grave has been robbed. She and a young doctor set out to find out who and why.
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10/29/1976 0543 The Unborn An American encounters a woman several times through his life as he moves between occupations. She grows younger each time. He falls in love not knowing he tarries with the mistress of the Devil. 6 23 23
10/30/1976 0544 Witches' Sabbath Witches celebrating their holy day, witches conspire to kill a man with murderous intentions.
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10/31/1976 0545 The Queen of Cats Cats are used by an evil witch to stalk children in a small village.  A lawyer and a local sheriff try are the childrens\' only hope...
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11/04/1976 0546 City of the Dead During the late 19th century, two scientists explore the Caybridge Trough in the Carribean to a depth of five miles, one of the deepest parts of the ocean on the planet. They encounter a strange city and a civilization of hostile, man-like creatures who attack them. 5 49 49
11/05/1976 0547 The Secret Chamber Thomas Tatum Tattersaul, a realtor, tells the story of Felicity Hargrave who, after losing her lover in war, disappeared only to reappear as a ghost. This is the story of how and why the Hargrave House, a colonial that dates back to the Revolution, is no longer haunted. 19 12 12
11/08/1976 0548 The Graveyard A man mourns for his lost love who died after riding out into a rain storm to buy a new dress. He learns the truth about her in a hard way. 4 27 27
11/09/1976 0549 The Colony Michael and Mary just want to spend some quiet time away with nature. After spotting a UFO, they stop in the sleepy town of Colony, New Hampshire to report it but find themselves in deep trouble with the law. 8 51 51
11/11/1976 0550 Strike Force Dr. Orville Sanderson Jr. was brought up by his step-father Bob Watson. His mother, Andrea, was married to Bob after Orville's father went missing during the war. When a man possibly having know Orville Sr. turns up in the morgue, Orville Jr. begins to question everything he believes about his real father. 2 21 21
11/12/1976 0551 A Question of Identity Hillary Cummings, on her way to work as a court stenographer, is kidnapped and taken to a country mansion where a U.S. government intelligence agent demands that she identify her ex-husband, Bob Christie, from among three spies posing as Bob. She ultimately agrees (the nation's security is involved), but there are two problems: Bob has undergone radical facial surgery and she hasn't seen him for twelve years. She has to question each one -- bringing back bad memories. 2 27 27
11/22/1976 0552 Meeting by Chance Waiting out the passing storm a man and woman spend the afternoon in a odd house where they mysteriously find themselves falling in love.
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11/23/1976 0553 The Awakening A police detective investigates the murder of a psychiatrist. His only clue is a tape of the murderer consulting with his psychiatrist just before the murder. 12 36 36
11/25/1976 0554 M-U-R-D-E-R A couple spending an evening together decide to play with a Ouija board. When the planchette spells the word 'MURDER' over and over again, one of the men becomes extremely paranoid. 7 56 56
11/26/1976 0555 Blood Will Tell His mother who is keeping a terrible secret from him; a 40-year old man discovers the truth on how his dad died at work.
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11/29/1976 0556 The Man Who Couldn't Get Arrested Problems begin when two parallel realities collide: One in which the stock broker murdered his wife and one where his wife is alive
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11/30/1976 0557 Now You See Them, Now You Don't The President wants to know the details of time travelers:  During World War 5, soldiers experiencing combat fatigue are transport themselves back in time to the present.
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12/02/1976 0558 How to Kill Rudy A man discovers that his favorite detective novels predict true crimes. Then he finds a book about his future. The novel tells of how his boss and his wife plan to kill him so they can marry. He takes steps to pre-empt them. 6 35 35
12/03/1976 0559 Child of Misfortune A pathologist's life is thrown into chaos when his younger brother dies and his sixteen year old niece moves in with him. 6 32 32
12/06/1976 0560 Child of the Sea While swimming in the ocean, a man encounters a woman who lives in an undersea kingdom and falls in love with her. She tries hard to live on land and he tries to live in the sea. 4 23 23
12/07/1976 0561 Enough Rope A scam artist is about to be hanged by a group of men he has swindled in a land deal when his guardian angel shows up to save him. He agrees to go on the straight and narrow if she'll help him pull off the master scam. 4 24 24
12/09/1976 0562 Nobody Dies A young woman with a small child takes a job as a maid to a pregnant widow. Their children grow up together and the boy falls in love with the girl. But she moves away and finds someone new. He is devastated. 1 39 39
12/10/1976 0563 Identity Crisis If a brain transplant isn't enough, add two wifes and two men out to kill the patient. A state senator is about to undergo the world's first brain transplant. His wife and the body donor's wife are having second thoughts. Meanwhile, two corrupt contractors who did business with the Senator want the operation to fail. 3 17 17
12/13/1976 0564 Hit Me Again A financial planner quits his job to pursue a career as a professional gambler who applies an actuarial system to counting cards in Blackjack. His wife fights to get him back from his new mistress: Lady Luck. 2 20 20
12/14/1976 0565 The Smoking Pistol When a cop's son is murdered and a suspect is found holding a smoking gun, he figures it's an open and shut case. But when the suspect's mother appeals to him to investigate further, doubts arise in his mind. 7 23 23
12/17/1976 0567 A Quiet Evening at Home A woman goes to a train station to meet her lover so they can leave their spouses. But when she witnesses a murder, her lover leaves her and she fears testifying because her husband will find out. 2 35 35
12/20/1976 0568 Date of Death A hypocondriac's fear is heightened when his doctor tells him he has an aortic aneurism. His anger rises when his doctor later denies ever having the conversation. He thinks he is going to die despite what his wife and doctor tell him. 3 21 21
12/21/1976 0569 The Lone Survivor The lone survivor of a plane crash at sea cannot remember who he is. A police detective, an airline executive, and a doctor work to find out. 5 26 26
12/23/1976 0570 Double Zero A private investigator working an adultery case stumbles on a murder. Five $20 bills with two zeroes written on them provide the clues. 5 33 33
12/25/1976 0571 The Magus A young servant girl falls under the charms of a magus. She becomes entranced in his presence, forsaking her mother and would-be suitor. 5 23 23
12/27/1976 0572 The Mark of Cain A rancher hires a gunslinger to enforce his will. The rancher's daughter falls in love with him, making her betrothed angry enough to challenge him to a gun battle. 3 17 17
12/28/1976 0573 The Artist A wealthy industrialist falls for a married knife throwing performer. He worries that her husband will find out and deliberately hit her with a knife. 4 26 26
12/31/1976 0575 Tomorrow's Murder A stressed sales manager gets more stressed when he finds his tombstone in the cemetary with a date of death a year in the future. 4 37 37