Episodes (30)

What Beckoning Ghost?
S02E01 · What Beckoning Ghost?

Sep 18, 1961

When a concert pianist envisions her own coffin in her drawing room, she doubts her sanity. No one else sees it or hears a phantom organ's funeral music in the isolated, haunted mansion. Wealthy, but plain Mildred's been housebound with a weak heart, tended by her sensual sister and ne'er-do-well husband, who Mildred dangles on a short financial leash.

S02E02 · Guillotine

Sep 26, 1961

France, 1875. A condemned man learns of a legal loophole allowing him to be pardoned if the executioner dies before his execution. He then enlists his wife in a scheme to make sure that this improbable scenario comes to pass.

The Premature Burial
S02E03 · The Premature Burial

Oct 02, 1961

An aging millionaire survives being buried alive, but his devilish fiancée plans to take advantage of his next cataleptic seizure, by marrying him and then making sure he stays in his grave. Then the gorgeous Victorine will inherit his estate, and run off with her young lover, a painter. But the cataleptic millionaire and his loyal physician Dr. Thorn take every possible measure to allow him to survive another mistaken entombment.

The Weird Tailor
S02E04 · The Weird Tailor

Oct 16, 1961

A man seeks to resurrect his son by using a suit crafted using black magic.

God Grante That She Lye Stille
S02E05 · God Grante That She Lye Stille

Oct 23, 1961

In 1661 Elspeth Clewer is burned as a witch, cursing her family with her dying breath. Three hundred years to the day afterward, Lady Margaret Clewer returns to her ancestral home to claim her inheritance and finds the ghost of Elspeth trying to seize her body so she can walk the Earth once more.

S02E06 · Masquerade

Oct 30, 1961

A family of cannibalistic thieves menace a young couple, but the husband laughs off their scary Southern hotel as a joke. The lovebirds became lost on a second honeymoon and sought shelter in the spooky Baits Hotel, but were quickly locked in by the Carta Family. The gorgeous wife Rosalynn is appalled to find the Cartas have a private jail cell, containing haggard female relative Ruth Carta, who pleads for the young woman to release her.

The Last of the Sommervilles
S02E07 · The Last of the Sommervilles

Nov 06, 1961

Dragging a murder victim to burial is just one chore a servant undertakes to become the last Sommerville standing, to win a wealthy old woman's inheritance. As a distant relative, Ursula steps up her elimination contest when a closer, desperate Sommerville arrives to drain off some of his aunt's estate for a business bailout.

Letter to a Lover
S02E08 · Letter to a Lover

Nov 13, 1961

After the murder of a London doctor, emotionally disturbed Sylvia Lawrence secretly sends a letter to her ex-lover Donald revealing that her husband Andrew is holding her a virtual prisoner at their remote vacation home; Andrew claims to be protecting her but what is he really hiding? And why is he being blackmailed by the late doctor's nurse?

A Third for Pinochle
S02E09 · A Third for Pinochle

Nov 20, 1961

Milquetoast Maynard plans on killing his spouse, unaware a pair of nosy sisters across the street have just killed one's husband. Maynard has a cosy love nest for himself and Babs - his paramour, but his penurious wife severely interferes with his philandering ways, so the would-be womaniser hastens his plan of removing his wife from his life.

The Closed Cabinet
S02E10 · The Closed Cabinet

Nov 27, 1961

A medieval curse has hung over the Mervyn family for three hundred years, dictating that there will be a murder in the clan in every generation. A young American visitor is determined to break the curse by solving the riddle of the mysterious locked cabinet in the murder room.

Dialogues with Death
S02E11 · Dialogues with Death

Dec 04, 1961

Two tales of terror centering on communicating with the dead. In the first, an elderly morgue attendant can speak to the cadavers in his charge and he learns the identity of the gunman who killed a noted racketeer. In the second story, a greedy nephew returns to his family home in the Lousiana bayou to claim his inheritance but why does his dotty old aunt insist that he is dead?

The Return of Andrew Bentley
S02E12 · The Return of Andrew Bentley

Dec 11, 1961

White magic practitioner Amos Wilder kills himself after securing his nephew's sworn promise to guard his body against evil spirits. The nephew must never leave his uncle's mansion, to protect the shire from the return of black necromancer Bentley, cast back to Hell by Wilder.

The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk
S02E13 · The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk

Dec 18, 1961

Cissy Hawk's farm keeps gaining massive blue ribbon hogs, while the passing drifters she hires magically disappear. Well-read grifter Jason Longfellow figures he'll last a lot longer at her Isle of Aiaie via blackmail, but seductive Cissy keeps local Sheriff Ulysses wound around her finger tighter than a pig's tail.

Portrait Without a Face
S02E14 · Portrait Without a Face

Dec 25, 1961

Six months after an artist is mysteriously murdered, a blank canvas in his studio begins filling itself in, portraying the crime and building up to the revelation of the killer's identity.

An Attractive Family
S02E15 · An Attractive Family

Jan 01, 1962

Family that kills together seeks to stay together in style, by icing the heir of one of their victims, before she comes into her inheritance. If the heiress audits the books, she'll discover that the family has already blown her share of the estate. Her newlywed sister was backed off a cliff while having her photo snapped, so the younger sister is understandably leery of heights, but not of her very understanding new in-laws.

S02E16 · Waxworks

Jan 08, 1962

A murder outside a traveling wax museum attracts the attention of the police--and a European detective who claims that the wax figures of murderers are brought to life by black magic so they can kill again.

La Strega
S02E17 · La Strega

Jan 15, 1962

After a young woman and her penniless lover defy her her grandmother's wishes, the old lady uses witchcraft to make their lives unpleasant

The Storm
S02E18 · The Storm

Jan 22, 1962

Woman & her jumpy black cat Baba increasingly besieged by amorous loon of a cabbie, power outages, and menacing sounds throughout her isolated home during a devastating storm. The newlywed just returned early from 2 weeks caring for her sister. As she prays for her husband's arrival, she decides to confront strange sounds emanating from the storm cellar.

A Wig for Miss Devore
S02E19 · A Wig for Miss Devore

Jan 29, 1962

An aging actress tries for a comeback in a film about a witch hanged for murder. As a stunt she insists on wearing the historical woman's wig, which turns out to be cursed, changing her into a literal man-killer.

The Hollow Watcher
S02E20 · The Hollow Watcher

Feb 12, 1962

An Irish mail-order bride marries into a family in North Carolina, with a scheme to steal their hidden fortune. She murders her autocratic father-in-law and hides his body inside a scarecrow--but the vengeful scarecrow is now stalking her.

Cousin Tundifer
S02E21 · Cousin Tundifer

Feb 19, 1962

A killer's descendant plots to quickly inherit what he thinks works rightfully be his, when his ill, rich uncle Pontifex, takes up with Queenie De Lyte, a stripper turned art fancier. Tundifer looks exactly like his evil ancestor, a portrait of whom hangs in the family home, whose expensive renovation may include a portal to a prior century.

The Incredible Doktor Markesan
S02E22 · The Incredible Doktor Markesan

Feb 26, 1962

Penniless Fred Bancroft, along with his new wife Molly, visits a sinister uncle he hasn't seen in years in hopes of living rent-free in his musty, decaying mansion.

Flowers of Evil
S02E23 · Flowers of Evil

Mar 05, 1962

A faithless wife and her lover murder her husband and sell his skeleton to a medical school. The skeleton keeps returning, however--and screaming.

'Til Death Do Us Part
S02E24 · 'Til Death Do Us Part

Mar 12, 1962

Undertaker Carl Somers murders his nagging wife so he can head west to marry a wealthy spinster. The joke's on him though: eloping with the old maid gets her disinherited, leaving him with another unwanted wife. A new doctor in town hiding from a murder charge comes in handy at this point.

The Bride Who Died Twice
S02E25 · The Bride Who Died Twice

Mar 19, 1962

In a Latin American country, a sinister Colonel forces the Governor's daughter to marry him but she dies on their wedding night-or does she?

Kill My Love
S02E26 · Kill My Love

Mar 26, 1962

Family man Guy Guthrie murders his mistress when she threatens to expose him, and then his wife when she figures out what he's done. But what will he do about his beloved teenage son when the boy begins to figure out his father had killed his mother?

Man of Mystery
S02E27 · Man of Mystery

Apr 02, 1962

A public relations man writes a book exposing an ex-client, a secretive international financier, is murdered when it's finished. A reporter investigates, but everyone he tries to interview, dies under suspicious circumstances. Meanwhile, the financier gets a comic fired because he's obsessed with ensnaring the funny-man's girlfriend, a leggy nightclub singer.

The Innocent Bystanders
S02E28 · The Innocent Bystanders

Apr 09, 1962

Jacob Grant and John Paterson, a pair of Victorian-era bodysnatchers, turn to murder to supplement their income. First they take Grant's visiting sister-in-law, then set their sights on the unsuspecting boarders.

The Lethal Ladies
S02E29 · The Lethal Ladies

Apr 16, 1962

2 twisted tales of timid people hitting their breaking point. A philandering investor dreams of independence from his wife, a wealthy, bold geologist, but when his latest scheme plummets down the big board, Myron plots murder. Alice Quimby's entire life is her work at a university library, but she's passed over to be chief librarian, in favor of Dr. Wilford Bliss, a martinet who's going to clean house, forcing her out before she can collect her pension.

The Specialists
S02E30 · The Specialists

Apr 30, 1962

An elite team of federal agents is formed to take down an international ring of jewel thieves.


Thriller Season 2 (1961) is released on Sep 18, 1961 and the latest season 2 of Thriller is released in 1961. Watch Thriller online - the English Crime TV series from United States. Thriller is directed by Herschel Daugherty,John Brahm,Ida Lupino,John Newland and created by Robert Hardy Andrews with Boris Karloff and Richard Peel.

As know as:

Boris Karloff Presents, Thriller, Boris Karloff's Thriller, Boris Karloff presenta, Late Night Chiller(TV listings title)


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Production Companies:

Hubbell Robinson Productions, National Broadcasting Company (NBC)

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