Tales of the Unexpected Episodes

1983, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Best Policy - Tales of the Unexpected

A beleaguered bank manager (Gary Burghoff) can't seem to make the books balance by conventional means. Daisy: Deborah Harmon. Filbert: Logan Ramsey. Bailout: Edward Grover. John Houseman is the host.

Episodes: Tales of the Unexpected (96)

The Skeleton Key    Season 5, Episode 18
Hijack    Season 4, Episode 17
Who's Got the Lady?    Season 5, Episode 17
The Way to Do It    Season 4, Episode 16
The Man at the Top    Season 2, Episode 16
A Man with a Fortune    Season 5, Episode 16
In the Bag    Season 5, Episode 15
The Open Window    Season 7, Episode 15
A Glowing Future    Season 4, Episode 15
The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby    Season 2, Episode 15
Turn of the Tide    Season 6, Episode 14
The Mugger    Season 7, Episode 14
The Absence of Emily    Season 5, Episode 14
Bosom Friends    Season 4, Episode 14
Back for Christmas    Season 2, Episode 14
Youth from Vienna    Season 6, Episode 13
What Have You Been up to Lately?    Season 5, Episode 13
Mr. Botibol's First Love    Season 2, Episode 13
There's One Born Every Minute    Season 4, Episode 13
The Reconciliation    Season 7, Episode 13
Hit and Run    Season 6, Episode 12
Completely Foolproof    Season 4, Episode 12
Genesis and Catastrophe    Season 2, Episode 12
Death in the Morning    Season 5, Episode 12
Accidental Death    Season 7, Episode 12
The Tribute    Season 6, Episode 11
Kindly Dig Your Grave    Season 4, Episode 11
I Like It Here in Wilmington    Season 7, Episode 11
Light Fingers    Season 5, Episode 11
The Umbrella Man    Season 2, Episode 11
The Luncheon    Season 6, Episode 10
Death Can Add    Season 5, Episode 10
The Last Bottle in the World    Season 4, Episode 10
Bird of Prey    Season 7, Episode 10
Depart in Peace    Season 2, Episode 10
The Party    Season 3, Episode 9
The Way up to Heaven    Season 1, Episode 9
Sauce for the Goose    Season 7, Episode 9
A Harmless Vanity    Season 5, Episode 9
The Best Policy    Season 4, Episode 9
The Wrong 'Un    Season 6, Episode 9
A Dip in the Pool    Season 1, Episode 8
The Vorpal Blade    Season 6, Episode 8
I'll Be Seeing You    Season 3, Episode 8
Wet Saturday    Season 7, Episode 8
My Lady Love, My Dove    Season 2, Episode 8
Pattern of Guilt    Season 5, Episode 8
Never Speak Ill of the Dead    Season 4, Episode 8
Down Among the Sheltering Palms    Season 6, Episode 7
The Stinker    Season 3, Episode 7
Taste    Season 2, Episode 7
Decoy    Season 5, Episode 7
The Gift of Beauty    Season 7, Episode 7
The Sound Machine    Season 4, Episode 7
Parson's Pleasure    Season 3, Episode 6
Fat Chance    Season 2, Episode 6
The Last of the Midnight Gardeners    Season 7, Episode 6
Shatterproof    Season 4, Episode 6
The Moles    Season 5, Episode 6
Number Eight    Season 7, Episode 5
The Landlady    Season 1, Episode 5
Poison    Season 2, Episode 5
Heir Presumptions    Season 6, Episode 5
Stranger in Town    Season 5, Episode 5
A Girl Can't Always Have Everything    Season 3, Episode 5
A Woman's Help    Season 4, Episode 5
The Best of Everything    Season 4, Episode 4
Run, Rabbit, Run    Season 5, Episode 4
Clerical Error    Season 6, Episode 4
Have a Nice Death    Season 7, Episode 4
Scrimshaw    Season 8, Episode 4
Vengeance Is Mine, Inc.    Season 3, Episode 4
The Hitch-hiker    Season 2, Episode 4
Lamb to the Slaughter    Season 1, Episode 4
Proxy    Season 7, Episode 3
A Sad Loss    Season 6, Episode 3
Galloping Foxley    Season 2, Episode 3
Operation Safecrack    Season 5, Episode 3
The Boy Who Talked with Animals    Season 4, Episode 3
Proof of Guilt    Season 3, Episode 3
William and Mary    Season 1, Episode 3
Skin    Season 2, Episode 2
Vicious Circle    Season 4, Episode 2
Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat    Season 1, Episode 2
The Memory Man    Season 6, Episode 2
The Best Chess Player in the World    Season 7, Episode 2
The Eavesdropper    Season 5, Episode 2
A Picture of a Place    Season 3, Episode 2
Royal Jelly    Season 2, Episode 1
Flypaper    Season 3, Episode 1
People Don't Do Such Things    Season 8, Episode 1
A Passing Opportunity    Season 6, Episode 1
Man from the South    Season 1, Episode 1
The Dirty Detail    Season 7, Episode 1
The Blue Marigold    Season 5, Episode 1
Would You Believe It?    Season 4, Episode 1

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Premiered: April 15, 1983
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Premise: A British anthology of mystery and suspense, highlighted by plot twists and surprise endings. Many episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl. Among the guest stars: John Gielgud, Joan Collins, Jack Weston, Julie Harris and Susan George.

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