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Slesar, Henry (Writer)
(1927 - 2002)
Henry Slesar wrote hundreds of short stories under the pen-name O.H.Leslie
Date Episode Title Plot
1974-01-06 0001 Old Ones Are Hard to Kill (The) An old lady rents a room to a sick boarder. She runs into problems with his strange deathbed confession.
1974-01-07 0002 Return of the Moresbys (The) A husband kills his wife for donating all their money. Now, he is certain that she has been reincarnated in the form of a...
1974-01-09 0004 Lost Dog A husband cannot appreciate his wife's phobia of dogs. Once he gets one home, his wife sets it against him.
1974-01-19 0014 Girl Who Found Things (The) A young girl with criminal tendencies is taken by a couple who discover her peculiar talent for retrieving lost things -...
1974-01-20 0015 Chinaman Button (The) A perfectly anonymous murder offers the opportunity to earn a fortune for a man in dire financial straits.
1974-01-24 0019 Deadly Honeymoon A honeymoon turns nightmarish as a woman realises her husband to be culpable of the murders of his previous wives - during...
1974-01-26 0021 Ring of Truth (The) A tortured story about a father's coercion to get his daughter to testify against her beloved in a homicide by vehicle case.
1974-02-06 0032 After the Verdict An upcoming attorney discovers to his dismay that the man he acquitted of homicide is indeed culpable. Now he must find a...
1974-02-24 0045 Horse That Wasn't for Sale (The) Hereditary equestrian passion notwithstanding, a woman has to put up her horses for sale after her father's death. All...
1974-02-28 0047 Choice of Witnesses (A) The tables are turned on a seasoned blackmailer as his past victims team up to create a deadly plan to ensnare him.
1974-03-18 0058 Sea of Troubles A trans-Atlantic voyage on a ship is also the scene of a murder conspiracy where a man enlists the help of his brother to...
1974-04-08 0070 Locked Room (The) The bride's mother plays villain in the life of a newly wed couple. She is convinced the boy has married her...
1974-04-09 0071 Murder Museum (The) A wax museum made especially for infamous criminals is an eerie concept. Things become creepy when it becomes the place for...
1974-04-16 0075 Men Without Mouths A gangster adopts the daughter of a dead comrade and sees her off faithfully until her happy marriage. With approaching old...
1974-05-16 0093 Trouble with Ruth (The) Despite her best attempts, a kleptomaniac falls back into her old ways and is found out by some thieves. They blackmail her...
1974-06-10 0103 Bargain in Blood (A) When a strange turn of events allows a young man to switch illnesses with the diseased, a young man uses his gift to win the...
1974-06-25 0110 Where Fear Begins The strange circumstances surrounding her sister's death prompt a young woman to dig deeper. She soon learns that the...
1974-08-01 0126 Hit Man (The) A chance meeting with the wife of his next victim changes the mindset of a hired gun.
1974-08-15 0134 Final Vow (The) Sister Pamela owns a priceless figurine that is stolen from her. So she quits the church and dedicates all her time to find...
1974-08-19 0135 Hands of Mrs. Mallory (The) Shortly after the death of her husband, Mrs. Mallory loses control of both her hands mysteriously. She meets a woman in...
1974-08-22 0138 Case of M.J.H. (The) A professional swindler seduces a lonely unmarried woman who works as a psychiatrist's assistant. He persuades her to pilfer...
1974-09-17 0149 Thicker than Water A tired lawyer is made to take on a murder trial with the defendant adamantly professing his innocence. But the lawyer...
1974-10-10 0159 Doll (The) A professor obsessed with his niece uses a voodoo doll in order to win her love.
1974-10-17 0162 Last Escape (The) An elderly escape artist wants to try his hand at the greatest escape - the one that Houdini failed to complete. But his...
1974-11-04 0169 Bury Me Again A seasoned charlatan somehow survives a massive train accident. He then plots to claim the insurance money belonging to a...
1975-04-15 0257 My Own Murderer Joe Vinacelli is obsessed with murdering Joe Vincent. The latter goes into therapy to seek help as we slowly understand that...
1975-05-16 0275 Rise and Fall of the Fourth Reich (The) A Nazi fantasy? In this weird tale, two scientists discover an aged and sickly Adolf Hitler in 1970's Mexico City. They...
1975-07-04 0303 Slave (The) When two friends agree to be the other's slave for a year in the event that they lose the bet they made, to what length's...
1975-08-19 0329 Welcome for a Dead Man After serving a 21-year prison sentence, a criminal convicted for the murder of a payroll assistant is finally set free. He...
1975-12-03 0389 Promise to Kill After learning that the killer's sentence was reduced to life imprisonment instead of the death penalty, a man plans to mete...
1976-02-11 0429 You Owe Me a Death Haunted by dreams and visions of the untimely death of her deceased twin, a woman desires to put the voices to rest. In...
1977-03-17 0618 Jobo A mildly retarded hick from Texas seems to be the heir of the gods of Easter Island. An archeologist and his daughter take...
1977-06-02 0658 God Named Smith (A) A young child prodigy creates an entire planet of his own, intending it to be a better world than earth. He finds volunteers...
1977-06-10 0663 Night We Died (The) It's con man versus con man in this sci-fi story of double-crossing and murder as a veteran of the Lunar Revolt tries to...
1979-12-12 1038 Movie Makers (The) A man is driven to suicide after obsessively watching several video recordings of his whole life. The wife enlists the...
1980-01-16 1051 Prisoner of the Machines A group of rebels are taken prisoner by robots during a war between man and machine; and their commander plans to liberate...
1980-04-09 1075 Kitty Sharing a love for creatures of the feline persuasion, a New York dancer and her roommate become even closer. A series of...
1980-05-19 1086 Two of a Kind An idle and selfish oaf leases two identical rooms and outfits them in the same manner in an elaborate scheme to relieve his...
1980-05-28 1089 Bluff (The) In a high stakes game of blind man's bluff, a retired police detective uses himself as bait to lure out the man who blinded...
1980-07-16 1103 Murder Preferred In an effort to make her husband's suicide less of an embarrassment, his widow fakes a crime scene in order to make it look...
1980-11-17 1136 Eleventh Plague (The) After being marooned on a strange world for fifteen years, a magician develops god-like powers. When a group of men are sent...
1982-04-19 1317 Shelter The threat of nuclear war forces a group of people to take refuge in the bomb shelter of their neighbor. As tension rises,...
1982-10-29 1388 I Hate Harold When his boss hires a slick and overbearing sales manager, his executive assistant detests him on sight. When he discovers...

1 Response to Slesar, Henry


My favorite writer on CBS RMT; He really knew how to write a script to engage an audience.

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