Best Anthology Tv Episodes

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1. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Breakdown (1955)

TV-14 | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

William Callew is involved in a bad traffic accident on a rural road, that leaves him so paralyzed he appears lifeless, and when help arrives they think he's really dead.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Cotten, Raymond Bailey, Forrest Stanley

Votes: 1,164

2. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Time Enough at Last (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A henpecked book lover finds himself blissfully alone with his books after a nuclear war.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Vaughn Taylor, Jacqueline deWit, Lela Bliss

Votes: 4,700

3. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Third from the Sun (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Two families of Government employees plan to steal a spaceship and travel to another planet just prior to a nuclear war. They must also deal with a stooge who wants to stop them.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Fritz Weaver, Edward Andrews, Joe Maross, Denise Alexander

Votes: 2,611

4. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: I Shot an Arrow into the Air (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Order breaks down between three surviving crewmen whose rocket ship crashes on an unknown world with limited water and supplies.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Dewey Martin, Edward Binns, Ted Otis, Harry Bartell

Votes: 2,299

5. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

On a peaceful suburban street, strange occurrences and mysterious people stoke the residents' paranoia to a disastrous intensity.

Director: Ron Winston | Stars: Rod Serling, Claude Akins, Barry Atwater, Jack Weston

Votes: 3,651

6. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Long Live Walter Jameson (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A father forbids a history professor from marrying his daughter when he discovers that the captivating lecturer is actually an immortal who has lived for thousands of years.

Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Edgar Stehli, Estelle Winwood, Dodie Heath

Votes: 2,154

7. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: People Are Alike All Over (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Fearing the worst, the lone survivor of a crash-landing on Mars finds the native inhabitants, to his relief, very hospitable indeed, but there's a catch.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Susan Oliver, Paul Comi, Byron Morrow

Votes: 2,271

8. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Eye of the Beholder (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A young woman lying in a hospital bed, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal."

Director: Douglas Heyes | Stars: Maxine Stuart, William D. Gordon, Jennifer Howard, George Keymas

Votes: 3,563

9. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: On Thursday We Leave for Home (1963)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

The first human space colony's about to be rescued from the forsaken planet they've been on for 3 decades. But their leader's having a hard time accepting that change will happen when they get back to Earth.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: James Whitmore, Tim O'Connor, James Broderick, Paul Langton

Votes: 1,082

10. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: The Thirteenth Reunion (1980)

52 min | Horror

Ruth, the reporter for the women's section of a magazine, is assigned by her editor to participate in the ten-weeks course of a new weight-loss organization called "Think Thin". According ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Julia Foster, Dinah Sheridan, Richard Pearson, Norman Bird

Votes: 361

11. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: Charlie Boy (1980)

52 min | Horror

A carved African fetish with voodoo powers has a dangerous mind of its own.

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Leigh Lawson, Angela Bruce, Marius Goring, Frances Cuka

Votes: 354

12. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: The Silent Scream (1980)

52 min | Horror

When Chuck Spillers is released from prison, he tells his wife Annie that he had been visited by an old man, Martin Blueck, along his sentence for robbing a safe, and Blueck had given some ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Peter Cushing, Brian Cox, Elaine Donnelly, Antony Carrick

Votes: 423

13. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: Children of the Full Moon (1980)

52 min | Horror

A married couple, lost in the woods, stumble across a creepy mansion and its inhabitants - an overly-kind old women and deadly wolf children that scour the country-side looking for victims.

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Christopher Cazenove, Celia Gregory, Diana Dors, Robert Urquhart

Votes: 384

14. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Episode: The Two Faces of Evil (1980)

52 min | Horror

A family on holiday stop to pick up a mysterious hitch-hiker.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Anna Calder-Marshall, Gary Raymond, Paul Hawkins, Pauline Delaney

Votes: 395

15. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Man Who Was Death (1989)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

After the death penalty is abolished, an executioner continues his former job through freelancing...

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: William Sadler, J.W. Smith, Roy Brocksmith, David Wohl

Votes: 1,251

16. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (1989)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A bum displays his ability to resurrect himself.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: John Kassir, Joe Pantoliano, Robert Wuhl, Kathleen York

Votes: 1,059

17. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Collection Completed (1989)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Jonas has been forced into mandatory retirement. He can't relax, though, because Anita's friends are driving him crazy.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: John Kassir, M. Emmet Walsh, Audra Lindley, Martin Garner

Votes: 857

18. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Sacrifice (1990)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

An insurance salesman murders an obnoxious tycoon to get his seductive wife and his fortune, but later is blackmailed by a rival.

Director: Richard Greenberg | Stars: Kim Delaney, Kevin Kilner, Don Hood, Michael Ironside

Votes: 647

19. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Television Terror (1990)

Not Rated | 21 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A TV shock journalist gives an on-air tour of an eerie haunted house.

Director: Charlie Picerni | Stars: Morton Downey Jr., Dorothy Parke, Peter Van Norden, John Kassir

Votes: 783

20. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: My Brother's Keeper (1990)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Siamese twins, one timid and kind-hearted and the other reckless and sadistic, must make a decision on whether or not to allow a experimental surgery to have them sepearated even doe one of them doesn't to be split from the other.

Director: Peter S. Seaman | Stars: Timothy Stack, Jonathan Stark, Jessica Harper, Ron Orbach

Votes: 593

21. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Carrion Death (1991)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

A sadistic serial killer has unforeseen complications when pursued by a determined motorcycle cop in a barren desert.

Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, George DelHoyo, John Kassir

Votes: 715

22. Fear Itself (2008–2009)
Episode: Family Man (2008)

TV-14 | 42 min | Horror

A prisoner must protect his family when he inadvertently switches bodies with a serial killer after a near-death experience.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Clifton Collins Jr., Colin Ferguson, Josie Davis, Stephen Lobo

Votes: 759

23. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: The National Anthem (2011)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Prime Minister Michael Callow faces a shocking dilemma when Princess Susannah, a much-loved member of the Royal Family, is kidnapped.

Director: Otto Bathurst | Stars: Rory Kinnear, Lindsay Duncan, Donald Sumpter, Tom Goodman-Hill

Votes: 42,502

24. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: Fifteen Million Merits (2011)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a world where people's lives consist of riding exercise bikes to gain credits, Bing tries to help a woman get on to a singing competition show.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Jessica Brown Findlay, Rupert Everett, Julia Davis

Votes: 42,606

25. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: The Entire History of You (2011)

TV-MA | 49 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, everyone has access to a memory implant that records everything they do, see and hear - a sort of Sky Plus (Digital Video Recorder) for the brain. You need never forget a face again - but is that always a good thing?

Director: Brian Welsh | Stars: Toby Kebbell, Jodie Whittaker, Tom Cullen, Amy Beth Hayes

Votes: 42,939

26. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: Be Right Back (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

After learning about a new service that lets people stay in touch with the deceased, a lonely, grieving Martha reconnects with her late lover.

Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Hayley Atwell, Domhnall Gleeson, Claire Keelan, Sinead Matthews

Votes: 36,082

27. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: White Christmas (2014)

TV-MA | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Three interconnected tales of technology run amok during the Christmas season are told by two men at a remote outpost in a frozen wilderness.

Director: Carl Tibbetts | Stars: Jon Hamm, Rafe Spall, Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena

Votes: 44,429

28. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: Nosedive (2016)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A woman desperate to boost her social media score hits the jackpot when she's invited to a swanky wedding, but the trip doesn't go as planned.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Alice Eve, Cherry Jones, James Norton

Votes: 43,569

29. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: Shut Up and Dance (2016)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When withdrawn Kenny stumbles headlong into an online trap, he is quickly forced into an uneasy alliance with shifty Hector, both at the mercy of persons unknown.

Director: James Watkins | Stars: Alex Lawther, Jerome Flynn, Susannah Doyle, Frankie Wilson

Votes: 37,406

30. Black Mirror (2011– )
Episode: San Junipero (2016)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When Yorkie and Kelly visit San Junipero, a fun-loving beach town full of surf, sun and sex, their lives are changed.

Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Denise Burse, Raymond McAnally

Votes: 46,119

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