Jackie Cooper plays a struggling ventriloquist who turns to crime, on advice from his suddenly vociferous dummy. Susan: Suzanne Cupito (later to become Morgan Brittany). Mrs. Cudahy: Sarah Selby. Rod Serling is the host.
A senatorial candidate murders his campaign manager, passing it off as an attempt on his own life. Hayward: Jackie Cooper. Columbo: Peter Falk. Victoria: Joanne Linville. Linda: Tisha Sterling. Stone: Harry Swofford.