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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Day of Reckoning


"Day of Reckoning" was originally broadcast on 22/Nov/1962 as part of the first season of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.


Paul Sampson murders his wife and is relieved when the police rule her death an accident. His conscience gets the best of him, however, and he decides to confess to the murder to his family and friends. Unfortunately, no one believes him. They think the stress of his wife's death has gotten to him. Paul tells another friend, who also happens to be a judge. The judge, however, knew all along. He was Caroline's lover. Knowing that Paul's conscience is killing him, the judge chooses to remain silent. When Paul continues in his attempts to confess, he is eventually committed by his family to a mental hospital. (TV.com)

DVD Releases

The following official DVD releases contain this episode:

9092.gif The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: The Complete First Season - Madman Entertainment (Australia, 2013)
PAL 1.33:1

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