TV Episodes The Best Thriller Episodes  

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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 Grim Reaper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Thriller Episodes
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Jun 13 1961

Season: Thriller - Season 1

Episode Number: 37

Director: Herschel Daugherty

Previous Episode: Pigeons From Hell

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The Cheaters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Thriller Episodes
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The Cheaters

A pair of very unusual glasses allow the wearer to see the absolute truth about whatever they look upon. We see what happens as they pass from one owner to another. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Dec 27 1960

Season: Thriller - Season 1

Episode Number: 15

Director: John Brahm

Previous Episode: Man in the Middle

Next Episode: The Hungry Glass

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The Purple Room is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Thriller Episodes
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A man who inherits a house from his brother has one night to decide whether or not to stay - if he leaves, his cousins will inherit the house instead. He expects his cousins to try and frighten him into leaving, but could the strange happenings be more than pranks? ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Oct 25 1960

Season: Thriller - Season 1

Episode Number: 7

Director: Douglas Heyes

Previous Episode: The Guilty Men

Next Episode: The Watcher

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The Hungry Glass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Thriller Episodes
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Jan 03 1961

Season: Thriller - Season 1

Episode Number: 16

Director: Douglas Heyes

Previous Episode: The Cheaters

Next Episode: The Poisoner

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