The night before the seven years is up, Frank is visited by Mildred, who has moved on with life, and she declares that she wants a divorce and an end to the scheme.In a rage, Frank kills her and buries her in his garden.Dan also convinces Lois's ex-boyfriend, Tim, to reconcile with her.Lois, now happy and full of life, expresses her gratitude, but Dan reveals he did all of it so that Lois would not want to die, and he can kill her with satisfaction.But moments later, Elsa, still mentally disturbed, identifies another man as her attacker.Supporting cast: Frances Bavier, Ray Montgomery, John Gallaudet, Ray Teal, Norman Willis, John Day, Lillian O'Malley, Herbert Lytton Kim (Forsythe) returns home to the US from four years in Paris, hoping to reunite with his estranged father.Diana and Basil demand to see the room, which is very different from Diana's description, but Diana rips the wallpaper, proving that there is a conspiracy at hand.
Supporting cast: Casey Mac Gregor Financially strapped couple Frank (Blackmer) and Mildred Partridge (Gregg), scheme to have Mildred "disappear" for seven years and declared legally dead in order to collect Frank's insurance pay-off. Kettle (Emhardt) suspects that Frank killed Mildred, and his constant hounding of Frank means that the couple cannot be in contact with each other.
Supporting cast: Raymond Bailey, Justice Watson, Kirby Smith, Kay Stewart, John Compton, Jan Arvan, Norman Willis, Tim Graham, Richard Collier, Diane Brewster Stanley (Mantell) and Dorothy (Maguire) Crane live in the apartment below volatile couple Amelia (Evelyn) and Ben (Kemmer) Verber, and often hear them fighting. They eventually discover that Amelia killed and hid Ben's body in the basement, and the reason the fight got so out of hand was because Ben was about to leave Amelia — for Dorothy.
After a particularly loud fight, Ben mysteriously vanishes, and Dorothy pushes Stanley to find out more. Supporting cast: Robert Simon, Ed Kemmer, Grazia Narciso, Laiola Wendorff Disgruntled ex-con Harold Sears gets a job as a department store Santa thanks to his parole Officer, Clementine Webster (Gregg).
The next day Kettle apologizes to Frank for his assumption, and offers to help with his garden.
Supporting cast: Virginia Gregg, Robert Emhardt, Irene Tedrow, Edna Holland Paris, 1899. Winthrop (Forbes) and her daughter Diana (Hitchcock) are on their way home via France, and check into a Paris hotel. Winthrop is suddenly ill, and the hotel doctor (Mylong) sends Diana to his home for medicine.
When Diana returns, the front-desk clerk (Marsac) and other hotel employees claim to have no recollection of her, nor is there any record that the Winthrops were ever there.