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Season 02, Episode 01 The Death of Manolete

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Sep 12, 1957
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The Death of Manolete Sep 12, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 02 The Dark Side of the Earth

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Sep 19, 1957
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The Dark Side of the Earth Sep 19, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 03 Topaze

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Sep 26, 1957
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Topaze Sep 26, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 04 Sound of a Different Drummer

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Oct 3, 1957
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Sound of a Different Drummer Oct 3, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Playroom

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Oct 10, 1957
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The Playroom Oct 10, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 06 Around the World in 90 Minutes

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Oct 17, 1957
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Around the World in 90 Minutes Oct 17, 1957 For this week only, Playhouse 90 suspends its usual dramatic format to telecast a remote from Madison Square Garden. There producer Michael Todd is throwing a big party for some 18,000 guests to celebrate the first anniversary of the Broadway opening of his film Around the world in 80 days. Elizabeth Taylor (Mrs. Todd) is hostess. Many celebrities are invited, and some entertainers will perform.

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Season 02, Episode 07 The Mystery of Thirteen

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Oct 24, 1957
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The Mystery of Thirteen Oct 24, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 08 Mr. and Mrs. McAdam

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Oct 31, 1957
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Mr. and Mrs. McAdam Oct 31, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 09 The Clouded Image

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Nov 7, 1957
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The Clouded Image Nov 7, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 10 The Jet Propelled Couch

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Nov 14, 1957
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The Jet Propelled Couch Nov 14, 1957 Based on a case history in psychologist Dr. Robert Linder's book ""The 50-Minute Hour."" Unbeknownst to his friends and colleagues, the outwardly sane and secure atomic physicist Dr. Kirk Allen has for many years been embarking upon imaginary visits to another planet. At first this mental abnormality harms no one, but when Allen begins acting strangely on the job, the Pentagon begins to suspect that he is a security risk. Under psychological counseling, Allen reveals his ""secret life""—and provides surprisingly accurate extraterrestrial charts as ""proof"" that he is truly out of this world.

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Season 02, Episode 11 The Troublemakers

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Nov 21, 1957
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The Troublemakers Nov 21, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 12 Panic Button

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Nov 28, 1957
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Panic Button Nov 28, 1957 A Civil Aeronautics Board investigation determines that the reason a plane crashed, killing all aboard except one of the pilots, is that either the dead pilot or the survivor became panic-stricken and pushed the wrong button, but the investigators aren't sure which one was at fault.

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Season 02, Episode 13 Galvanized Yankee

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Dec 5, 1957
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Galvanized Yankee Dec 5, 1957 In a Northern prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War, a crippled Yankee commander has a rebellious Rebel executed. The dead man's brother, also a prisoner, vows vengeance. He volunteers to accompany the commander on a mission, planning to murder him along the way but changes his mind and escapes instead, deciding the commander is ""already dead."" The commander, a changed man, covers up for the escapees and himself faces court martial.

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Season 02, Episode 14 The Thundering Wave

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Dec 12, 1957
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The Thundering Wave Dec 12, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 15 For I Have Loved Strangers

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Dec 19, 1957
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For I Have Loved Strangers Dec 19, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 16 The Lone Woman

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Dec 26, 1957
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The Lone Woman Dec 26, 1957

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Season 02, Episode 17 Face of a Hero

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Jan 2, 1958
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Face of a Hero Jan 2, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 18 The Last Man

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Jan 9, 1958
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The Last Man Jan 9, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 19 The 80 Yard Run

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Jan 16, 1958
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The 80 Yard Run Jan 16, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 20 Before I Die

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Jan 23, 1958
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Before I Die Jan 23, 1958 An innocent man, doomed to die for the murder of a cop that he didn't commit, is rushed from prison to the county hospital for an emergency operation. The surgeon becomes convinced of the man's innocence when he mumbles a girl's name under anesthesia. The surgeon seeks the help of a psychiatrist to penetrate his patient's subconscious.

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Season 02, Episode 21 The Gentleman from Seventh Avenue

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Jan 30, 1958
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The Gentleman from Seventh Avenue Jan 30, 1958 Mr. Golden talks with Nathan in the Turkish bath, lamenting that perhaps life has passed him by. He then returns home to his wife and finds out that he is to become a grandfather.

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Season 02, Episode 22 The Violent Heart

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Feb 6, 1958
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The Violent Heart Feb 6, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 23 No Time At All

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Feb 13, 1958
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No Time At All Feb 13, 1958 On a night flight from Miami, Fla. to New York, an airliner develops electrical trouble. In cameo portrayals we see the reactions of friends and families to the possible fate of the plane passengers.

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Season 02, Episode 24 Point of No Return

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Feb 20, 1958
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Point of No Return Feb 20, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 25 Portrait of a Murderer

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Feb 27, 1958
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Portrait of a Murderer Feb 27, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 26 The Last Clear Chance

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Mar 6, 1958
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The Last Clear Chance Mar 6, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 27 The Male Animal

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Mar 13, 1958
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The Male Animal Mar 13, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 28 The Right-Hand Man

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Mar 20, 1958
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The Right-Hand Man Mar 20, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 29 Turn Left at Mount Everest

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Mar 27, 1958
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Turn Left at Mount Everest Mar 27, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 30 The Dungeon

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Apr 10, 1958
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The Dungeon Apr 10, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 31 Bitter Heritage

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Apr 17, 1958
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Bitter Heritage Apr 17, 1958 The James boys, being framed for a bank heist, are saved by the banker's daughter.

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Season 02, Episode 32 Verdict of Three

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Apr 24, 1958
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Verdict of Three Apr 24, 1958 A murder trial is followed through different jurors and their reactions.

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Season 02, Episode 33 Rumors Of Evening

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May 1, 1958
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Rumors Of Evening May 1, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 34 Not the Glory

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May 8, 1958
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Not the Glory May 8, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 35 Nightmare at Ground Zero

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May 15, 1958
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Nightmare at Ground Zero May 15, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 36 Bomber's Moon

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May 22, 1958
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Bomber's Moon May 22, 1958 An American bomber wing stationed in England in 1943 has flown many dangerous missions. The fliers regard their commander, Col. Culver, as a man devoid of any human emotion or understanding. After a mission in which one of Culver's best pilots was shot down, the overwrought colonel singles out a young flier and publicly accuses him of cowardice. This accusation brings the conflict between the two men into the open.

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Season 02, Episode 37 Natchez

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May 29, 1958
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Natchez May 29, 1958 A Civil War POW returns to the South to find his father is considered a traitor for refusing to burn his crops along with the other scorched-earth adherents. He goes to work for and falls in love with the wife of a riverboat entrepreneur. He finds something to live for when his father is killed standing up to the entrepreneur and he gets the wife.

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Season 02, Episode 38 The Innocent Sleep

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Jun 5, 1958
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The Innocent Sleep Jun 5, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 39 A Town Has Turned to Dust

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Jun 19, 1958
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A Town Has Turned to Dust Jun 19, 1958

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Season 02, Episode 40 The Great Gatsby

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Jun 26, 1958
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The Great Gatsby Jun 26, 1958

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