Inside Psycho

She Wouldn’t Even Harm a Fly

April 20, 2017

Psycho fever overtakes America, and Alfred Hitchcock is suddenly a very rich man. And with this stunning success comes one haunting fear: What will I do for an encore? That question plagues Hitchcock for the rest of his career, through only six more films, a humiliating defeat at the Academy Awards, the specter of young directors vaulting past the old master, and a final appearance to accept a life achievement award that’s too little and too late. Meanwhile, critical admiration for Psycho grows, and the film’s legacy spawns sequels and remakes and a web of pop culture signposts, even today. We leave you in the cellar of terrifying old house on a lonely hill. Do you hear something? Subscribe to Inside Psycho so you never miss an episode: Thank you to our sponsors: Audible - Get a free audio book and a 30-day trial when you visit them here: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals free with free shipping by going to: Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free by going to: We'd like to hear from you! Please complete a quick survey at or tweet at us @ItsInsidePsycho Have a question or comment? You can always give us a call at 424-224-5711 neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.