Thomas Craig is feeling pretty good about himself. His rich uncle has just died and knowing that he is the only living relative, expects to inherit the family fortune. He's thrown for a loop however, when his uncle leaves everything to his pet dog for the balance of its lifetime, with the inheritance going to Thomas only after the dog's passing. Thomas' gold-digging girlfriend, Judy, decides its time to speed up the dog's demise, with humorous consequences. Visiting a psychiatrist, she comes to the conclusion that there is only one way in the current circumstances for a girl to nab a millionaire.
Did You Know?
One of the characters is named Sam Loomis. Six months after this episode aired, Hitchcock would use the name Sam Loomis in his film Psycho
(1960). Eighteen years later, Donald Pleasence
would play a character named Sam Loomis in the movie Halloween
(1978), which also co-starred Jamie Lee Curtis
, who's real-life mother Janet Leigh
starred as Marion Crane, girlfriend of Sam Loomis in Psycho
(1960). See more
The problem is the dog is only two years old. With good care, he could live to be 16.
Oh, I can see you must have been through an awful lot today. You must be very tired 'cause my honey's not thinking straight.
Maybe he could live to be 16 with good care, but how long with a little bad care?