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The Best Thriller Episodes

Updated June 14, 2019 1.0k votes 263 voters 15.3k views25 items

List RulesVote for your favorite Thriller episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Thriller episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Similar to The Twilight Zone, Thriller was an anthology horror series that ran in the early 1960's. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Thriller episodes of all time are. Fans of Thriller are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List features "The Prediction," "Choose a Victim," and more episodes. What is the best Thriller episode of all time? Look below and find out.
  • The Incredible Doktor Markesan
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    The Incredible Doktor Markesan

    A young couple go to stay with an uncle while they look for work in a new town. They find the house run-down and their visit unexpected. Locked in their room at night they become curious about the goings-on in the house, but they could never imagine the true horror of their uncle's nocturnal activities....
    • Original Airing: Feb 26 1962
    • Season: Thriller - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 22
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    The Hungry Glass

    A young couple buy a run-down, old mansion surrounded with legends about the lack of mirrors and the deaths of many former tenants. On their first night in the house they are frightened by strage visions, inexplicably intertwined with mirrors and glass....
    • Original Airing: Jan 03 1961
    • Season: Thriller - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 16
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    Pigeons From Hell

    Two young brothers attempt to spend the night in an abandoned southern plantation and encounter some birds that seem to have a strong dislike for intruders....
    • Original Airing: Jun 06 1961
    • Season: Thriller - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 36
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  • The Grim Reaper
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    The Grim Reaper

    An eccentric mystery writer purchases a ghoulish painting of the grim reaper which happens to have a curse on it - almost all of its former owners have died. When the owner's life is in danger the painting sends a gruesome warning - it begins to bleed....
    • Original Airing: Jun 13 1961
    • Season: Thriller - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 37
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