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Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Insomnia


"Insomnia" was originally broadcast on 08/May/1960 as part of the fifth season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


Charles Cavender is having a terrible case of insomnia. He visits a psychologist Doctor Tedaldi for help. He tells the doctor that his his wife died in a fire. He also adds that her brother Fletcher blames him for her death. The doctor suggests that he and his brother-in-law should try to resolve their differences. He meets Fletcher but they get into an argument. There is a fight and Fletcher is killed. Cavender then returns home and is finally able to get some rest. He goes to sleep and a fire breaks out. His sleep is so deep that the fire does not wake him up and he dies. (TV.com)

DVD Releases

The following official DVD releases contain this episode:

9082.gif Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season Five - Universal (USA, 2012)
Amazon (USA)
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