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Title:
The Deadly Double
Plot:
An evil twin escapes from mental asylum to hijack her sane sister's life and switch places with her. But can she carry out her role even with her sister's boyfriend as her sister tries to claw her way out of the asylum?
Episode:
0244
Air Dates:
First Run - March 24, 1975
Repeat - June 21, 1975
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5 Responses to Episode 0244


A woman is tricked by her psychotic twin sister and ends up in an asylum while her sister takes over her identity out in the "real" world. Will she be able to convince anyone of who she really is? An interesting story that moves along nicely (and particularly was relevant for me as I have an identical twin brother!). Genre: Suspense

One of the better episodes - well paced and quite scary at the finale. There's also some subtle humor in some of Max's quips. Clever "Sherlock" like clue picked up by the sheriff. And terrific acting by Marian Seldes playing both sisters, inhabiting both personalities.

Wow, I agree with Mike. Marian Seldes did a brilliant job as Susan and Anita. Suspenseful episode. For awhile there, I thought Anita was going around the bend.

This is the role Marian Seldes was born to play. Campy, vampy, and crazy!

Marian Seldes was made to play crazy!!!

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