Lamb to the Slaughter
is an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


When her husband tells her that he is leaving her for another woman, Mary Maloney clubs him over the head with a frozen leg of lamb. All alone in the house with the corpse of her husband, she calmly plots how to get away with it.


Background InformationEdit

  • Based on a short story by Roald Dahl.
  • Referenced in the later episode Cheap is Cheap.
  • Is included as a bonus feature in the special DVD edition of Psycho.

Film ConnectionsEdit

Barbara Bel Geddes appeared in Vertigo.