Is this an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents or The Twilight Zone?

Can you spot which episode belongs to which show?


Whether you're a firm fan of one show or the other, this we can all agree on: The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents make for some spooky viewing! 


Both shows certainly have a lot in common, right down to the subject matter that they covered. Both shows first aired in the '50s (Alfred Hitchcock Presents launched in 1955, The Twilight Zone in 1959), both shows have had numerous notable writers, and both shows have dealt with subjects that are considered moral, taboo and downright scary. The latter hasn't stopped fans from flocking to these shows. The fun in being spooked stays strong years later.

As serious fans, we're asking you to show off your eye for late-night television. Can you spot if this is an episode of The Twilight Zone or Alfred Hitchcock Presents? Good luck!

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  1. Paranoia strikes the residents of Maple Street when they believe human-looking aliens have invaded the neighborhood.
  2. A shocking surprise awaits a woman (Jessica Tandy) who is about to meet her favorite ventriloquist.
  3. Sam Jacoby is hassled by police for a burnt-out taillight. What they aren't aware of is the grisly secret that he hides in his trunk.
  4. While aboard a commercial aircraft, Robert Wilson believes he sees a gremlin on the plane's wing.
  5. A woman is surprised to learn that her husband has fallen in love with another woman. In her rage, she whacks him – literally – with a leg of lamb.
  6. A bandaged young woman awaits the outcome of an experimental treatment that has been administered to her in a last-ditch effort to make her appear normal.
  7. A man spots a former business partner aboard a ship at sea. There's just one catch — he's pretty sure he killed the guy years ago. They both end up in the water but only one comes out.
  8. The residents of a small town are terrorized by a young boy who has the ability to read minds and make anything he wishes a reality.
  9. After selling the rope for a hanging, a conscienceless peddler tries to sell the condemned man's father a bag of "magic dust."
  10. Mason Bridges plays poker with wealthy clients. He gambles everything he has and everything his company owns on one game.

Is this an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents or The Twilight Zone?

Your Result...

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PulsarStargrave 32 months ago
NAILED EM ALL! They almost tricked with the last one! Good thing there were no season 4 TZ questions asked!
RedSamRackham 34 months ago
* Though not included in this quiz An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge was done on both series! ☺
angelgirl8 47 months ago
missed one #9. big fan of both shows.
shadow 49 months ago
Perhaps the most TZ Hitchcock story was "consider her ways" a flat out sci-fi story with a very TZ ending, and on a lighter note "the blessington method" which takes place in the far off year of 1980, when the U.S. is run by a gov't of septuagenarian baby boomers! There is also a VERY PRESCIENT scene in the beginning when a character is informed (via a recording) that speaking spreads germs an so face to face communication must be kept to a minimum.
Stoney 50 months ago
10 for 10. Kudos for throwing in a lesser known episode like "Dust."
JamesFantroy 57 months ago
9 out of 10. I missed the ventriloquist question.
EricFuller 57 months ago
10/10. BTW. Billy Mumy did both shows.
cperrynaples EricFuller 57 months ago
Yep, most famously "It's A Good Life" and "Bang You're Dead"!
Don't forget In Praise Of Pip.
Deepizzaguy 57 months ago
Eight out of 10 on this quiz.
AlF 57 months ago
10/10. Hitchcock always added an element of humor. He must have been fun to have as a friend. His intros and extros always make me laugh.
Jon 57 months ago
10/10: From what I've seen, Hitchcock's plots were never supernatural, like most of TZ's.
Wiseguy Jon 57 months ago
There were some such as "Human Interest Story," "Special Delivery" and "Summer Shade." The hour-long series did "The Magic Shop" (which was similar to TZ's "It's a Good Life") and "The Sign of Satan."
Jon Wiseguy 56 months ago
I think I've seen "The Magic Shop". I hate episodes of these or any series where evil kids go unpunished. That's why "It's a Great Life" is my least-favorite TZ episode, though it's often considered the best of the series. I also won't watch TZ's "Caesar and Me", but I like to imagine that Anthony Fremont married Susan from that one, and sometime after they had their daughter, he wished her into the Cornfield before the events of the 2002 TZ sequel ep "It's Still a Good Life".
ETristanBooth 57 months ago
10/10. I know the TZ episodes, and quite a few of the Hitchcocks. (Love "Lamb to the Slaughter.")
UTZAAKE ETristanBooth 57 months ago
Same perfect score.
5. Barbara Bel Geddes as the batting champion!
cperrynaples UTZAAKE 57 months ago
Hitchcock's favorite episode! Remember how at the end he said the next time she made the mistake of using a thawed leg of lamb?
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