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Episode Guide

    • The Case of the Lonely Eloper
      The Case of the Lonely Eloper
      Season 5 - Episode 30
      5/26/62
      9.7

      Merle Telford is a childlike young woman who is about to turn 21 and receive her inheritance. She plans to elope with Danny Pierce as soon as she receives her money. Danny is a greedy schemer and Merle's supposed friend, Gina Gilbert, is his accomplice. Merle's guardians know of her plans and hire Paul Drake to keep Merle from fleeing on the night of her 21st birthday party. When a murder is committed during the party, Merle becomes the prime suspect.

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    • The Case of the Wandering Widow
      The Case of the Wandering Widow
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/22/60
      9.7
      When a man accused of a murder is freed from prison upon newly discovered eyewitness testimony, it starts a chain reaction of blackmail and murder.
    • The Case of the Renegade Refugee
      The Case of the Renegade Refugee
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      12/9/61
      9.7
      A journalist is murdered while tracking an ex-Nazi war criminal who may be posing as an executive at a company called Space Associates, Ltd.
    • The Case of the Accosted Accountant
      1/9/64
      9.6

      Edward Lewis's increasingly bitter arguments with his father-in-law make him the suspect when the old man is murdered.

    • The Case of the Libelous Locket
      The Case of the Libelous Locket
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      2/7/63
      9.6
      Edward Lindley, a law professor who normally disdains trial attorneys as showboats, has to become the thing he despises when one of his students is slapped with a murder rap.
    • The Case of the Bigamous Spouse
      The Case of the Bigamous Spouse
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      11/14/63
      9.6

      Gwynn Elston's best friend, Nell Grimes, asks her to move in with her due to the fact that Nell's husband, Felton, is often out of town on business. Gwynn, who has a door-to-door sales job, is then astonished to see Felton's picture in someone else's house where he's known as Frank Gillette. Felton, who's really a nasty mother, tries to poison Gwynn, when she confronts him but she survives and runs to Perry for help. Then Felton is found shot to death and things go from bad to worse for poor Gwynn--she gets arrested for the crime.

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    • The Case of the Glamorous Ghost
      The Case of the Glamorous Ghost
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      2/3/62
      9.6

      The police find a woman, Eleanor Corbin, running and screaming in the woods near her apartment. They end up taking her in for murder even though she claims that she doesn't remember what happened.

    • The Case of the Polka-Dot Pony
      The Case of the Polka-Dot Pony
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      12/20/62
      9.6
      A wealthy woman is confronted by two girls who claim to be the daughters she was forced to abandon 20 years before.
    • The Case of the Resolute Reformer
      The Case of the Resolute Reformer
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      1/14/61
      9.6
      Perry represents a citizen's group in hearings on a proposed aqueduct to be named after county engineer William Harper Caine. Perry gets a stop work order until a section of the proposed location can be checked for an underground spring. Eventually, Caine needs Perry's help when he's accused of murdering Roger Quigley, the project's chief contractor.moreless
    • The Case of the Lonely Heiress
      The Case of the Lonely Heiress
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      2/1/58
      9.6
      Heiress Marilyn Cartright places an ad in a magazine in order to find love and companionship. In reality, Marilyn is looking for the con artist who swindled and drove her sister to suicide. Marilyn eventually finds the man, Charles "Country Boy" Barnaby, and turns on her ample charm in his direction hoping to get the goods on him. But when Barnaby is found poisoned to death the police theorize that Marilyn killed him as an act of revenge.moreless
    • The Case of the Cautious Coquette
      The Case of the Cautious Coquette
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      1/18/58
      9.5
      Perry has to navigate his way through a hornet's nest of murder, hit-and-run, secret marriage, and a missing witness in this episode.
    • The Case of the Ruinous Road
      The Case of the Ruinous Road
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      12/31/64
      9.5
      When a land development deal goes sour, Perry must defend engineer Adam Conrad for a murder committed in an old house that has something very sinister hidden underneath it.
    • The Case of the Mystified Miner
      The Case of the Mystified Miner
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      2/24/62
      9.5
      Mason tries to clear his young, beautiful client after a twisting and wheeling plot of murder, kidnapping, and embezzlement unfolds. There's something very wrong at the Corning Company. First, $200,000 mysteriously turns up in a shoebox and later disappears. Then an employee reports she's been forwarding a large payroll to the company's Mojave Monarch Mine, trouble is the mine is "dry" and all the staff except the foreman were dismissed a year ago. Things really get strange when a woman claiming to be Amelia Corning, the company owner who resides in South America shows up. No one at the company is familiar with the distant owner but no matter, she disappears with two satchels full of the companies records pertaining to the Mojave Monarch Mine and then a 2nd Amelia Corning arrives. When Paul gets involved to try to straighten out the mystery, he ends up charged with breaking and entering. Later the Mojave Monarch Mine’s foreman winds up dead, the 2nd Mrs. Corning disappears and Perry must defend one of the company's employees who is charged with the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Duplicate Daughter
      The Case of the Duplicate Daughter
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      5/20/61
      9.5
      A mixed up mess awaits Perry as he struggles to put all the pieces together. Blackmail, murder, a boyfriend who spent the night, all add up to one great case.
    • The Case of the Nine Dolls
      The Case of the Nine Dolls
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/19/60
      9.5

      Perry's fishing trip to Scotland is interrupted by seven-year-old Peggy Smith. Peggy is living at a boarding school and searching for her identity since she has no idea who her real parents are. After searching into the matter, Perry comes to believe that Peggy is the daughter of Clark Lawson and Margaret Jeffers Lawson. Margaret was the daughter of wealthy Courtney Jeffers who disowned her after she eloped with Clark. Both parents died shortly after Peggy was born. Jeffers, a mean and miserable old man, has his heart warmed after meeting Peggy and changes his will to leave everything to her. The next day, he is found dead, killed by a blow from a poker.

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    • The Case of the Waylaid Wolf
      The Case of the Waylaid Wolf
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/4/61
      9.5

      Womanizing playboy Loring Lamont has his sights set on Arlene Ferris, his father's shapely secretary. He lures her to his beachfront bachelor pad with seduction on his mind. Arlene slaps the rotter and flees taking Loring's car back into town. Things then go from bad to worse for poor Arlene. After her departure someone stabs Loring to death and she's suspect number one.

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    • The Case of the Terrified Typist
      The Case of the Terrified Typist
      Season 1 - Episode 38
      6/21/58
      9.4
      While a woman is searching the office of the South African Diamond Company, George Baxter enters to meet Walter Lumis and Duane Jefferson. He notices things in disarray and questions the woman. She makes an escape, enters Perry Mason's office, and pretends to be a typist sent by a temp agency. She leaves unannounced a short time later. Meanwhile Baxter calls for the police assuming a robbery has taken place. That evening the dead body of George Baxter is seen being thrown from a pier. Duane Jefferson is identified as the person who threw the body off the pier and is accused of the murder. However he refuses to identify the woman who could prove his innocence.moreless
    • The Case of the Devious Delinquent
      The Case of the Devious Delinquent
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      12/5/63
      9.4
      Three JD teens cruise Hollywood Boulevard in a cool convertible lookin' for kicks! A liquor store goes down and the blackmail and plot twists begin. Lies and more lies and it's going from bad to worse for young Timmy Balfour who soon discovers that there's every bit as much delinquency from the adults when he's charged with murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Flighty Father
      The Case of the Flighty Father
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      6/11/60
      9.4
      18 year-old Trudy Holbrook's mother has died leaving her $10 million and suddenly two men claiming to be her long-lost father blow into town. The only one who could identify the real father, a blind uncle, is killed, but by who?
    • The Case of the Provocative Protégé
      11/12/60
      9.4

      In what first looks like suicide, washed-up pianist David Carpenter's car goes off a steep cliff. When it is determined that he was murdered, his beautiful protege, Donna Ross, comes under suspicion by the police.

    • The Case of the Curious Bride
      The Case of the Curious Bride
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/18/58
      9.3
      Rhoda Reynolds is charged with murdering her blackmailing ex-husband, Arthur Kane. At the trial, Perry moves the proceedings to the room in which Kane was murdered in order to re-enact the fatal night.
    • The Case of the Velvet Claws
      The Case of the Velvet Claws
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      3/21/63
      9.3
      A photographer snaps a picture of politico Harrison Burke and a married woman, Eva Belter, as they leave a local gambling establishment. Eva goes to Perry for help and tells him that a scandal sheet called Spicy Bits is blackmailing her. Unknown to Perry or Eva, the publication is owned by Eva's husband, George Belter, who is a real nasty mother. Perry has words with George threatening a lawsuit over publication of the photos but later gets a call from Eva that her husband has been shot.moreless
    • The Case of the Ancient Romeo
      The Case of the Ancient Romeo
      Season 5 - Episode 28
      5/5/62
      9.3
      Perry and Della go out for a night at the theatre to see Perry's actor friend, Steve Brock, perform as Paris in Romeo and Juliet. The lights mysteriously go out during the dueling scene between Romeo and Paris. When the lights are restored the audience is shocked to see that leading man Franz Lachman, playing Romeo, has been stabbed to death. When Steve is accused of the murder, Perry decides to have the cast re-enact the final scene that was played before Lachman's death.moreless
    • The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff
      The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      3/11/61
      9.3
      Crooked jewelry store owner Karl Addison learns that he needs an operation which will temporarily blind him. Addison makes plans to rob his own store knowing that his sightlessness will provide him with a perfect alibi. Things go wrong when someone kills the scheming Addison and steals the already pinched jewels. James Kincannon enlists Perry's aid when he's charged with the crime.moreless
    • The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma
      The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      11/14/59
      9.3
      Donna Kress, a singer, is preparing a demo for a recording contract. She has been carrying on a long term affair with a married man, Frank Thatcher. That night Frank Thatcher is involved in a hit-and-run accident but does not report the incident. He is the son-in-law of Henry W. Dameron, a very wealthy businessman. To avoid publicity, Henry Dameron instructs Frank Thatcher to pay off the dead man's family anonymously. Frank uses Paul Drake to take care of the details. After Paul Drake speaks to the widow he uncovers the fact of the hit-and-run accident which Frank did not reveal. Later he confronts Frank Thatcher, a fistfight ensues, and Paul Drake is knocked unconscious. Later Frank Thatcher is found dead in the same apartment with Paul Drake after he wakes up. Paul Drake is accused of the murder when his gun is found to be the murder weapon.moreless
    • The Case of the Violent Village
      The Case of the Violent Village
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      1/2/60
      9.3

      Perry goes on a fishing trip in a small Nevada town with his old friend, Sheriff Gene Norris, but as usual manages to get sidetracked into another murder case when Phil Beecher returns from jail. It seems as though Phil did time for negligent homicide for the car accident which killed the daughter of Sheriff Norris. Charlotte Norris, sister of the decedent, wants revenge and frames Phil for a robbery but is herself killed. Can Perry prevent things from getting out of hand in the village?

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    • The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe
      The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/3/63
      9.3
      A chronic shoplifter later finds herself charged with murder. Her niece hires Perry for the defense.
    • The Case of Constant Doyle
      The Case of Constant Doyle
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      1/31/63
      9.3
      Recently widowed attorney Constant Doyle comes to the aid of a young man charged with breaking into a factory and assaulting the night watchman. Later, she has to clear the young man of a murder charge as well as clear the reputation of her late husband.
    • The Case of the Blushing Pearls
      The Case of the Blushing Pearls
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/24/59
      9.2
      Mitsuo Kamuri has been seeing a great deal of Grover Nichols, son of wealthy businessman Hudson Nichols. Nichols doesn't approve of his son's relationship and when Mitsuo is "caught" with a string of valuable pearls belonging to Mrs. Nichols he agrees to drop all charges provided she stops seeing his son. Things then get even more complicated when Mitsuo's uncle, who had originally strung the pearls. is found murdered. The death has been made to look like hara-kiri but the police are not fooled.moreless
    • The Case of the Lurid Letter
      The Case of the Lurid Letter
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/6/62
      9.2
      A young widowed high school English teacher in a small town is accused via letter of making passes and more towards some of her male students. But a small town is small town and it seems that all the key figures are involved somehow, the principal, the lawyer, the doctor, the local barkeep, and of course the oldest boy, who's really more of a man, in the high school.moreless
    • The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink
      The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/14/57
      9.2
      Restrauteur Morey Allen, a friend of Perry and Della's, has a problem: his waitress, Dixie Dayton, was struck by a car while fleeing the restaurant after spotting a man stalking her. The only item she left behind was a moth-eaten mink. When the stalker is found murdered, Morey and Dixie are both strong suspects and eventually get arrested for the murder. The case also ties in with the murder of a young policeman several months before.moreless
    • The Case of the Gilded Lily
      The Case of the Gilded Lily
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      5/24/58
      9.2
      Enid Griffin, the secretary of Stewart Brent, attempts to commit suicide after learning her boss has married. Arthur Binney attempts to blackmail Stewart Brent with facts about his new wife having been in jail for fraud. When Stewart Brent goes to meet Arthur Binney at a motel for the payoff, he is knocked unconscious. He awakens to find Arthur Binney dead in the next room and admits he killed him when the motel manager walks in. Stewart Brent is accused of the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Daring Decoy
      The Case of the Daring Decoy
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      3/29/58
      9.2
      Daniel Conway is involved in a vicious proxy war with Warner Griffith for control of an oil company. Conway's secretary, Rose Calvert, is spying for Griffith. When Rose is found dead, Conway fears he's being framed for murder and approaches Perry at a bar association dinner and asks for his aid. Perry at first believes Griffin to be the guilty party but he has an ironclad alibi. Then another witness emerges who has a photographic memory and can identify people by their shoes.moreless
    • The Case of the Borrowed Baby
      The Case of the Borrowed Baby
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      4/14/62
      9.2
      A baby who mysteriously appears in Perry's office has a rare St. Christopher medal, which could help identify the baby's parents. If only the suspected father wasn't dead.
    • The Case of the Nimble Nephew
      The Case of the Nimble Nephew
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      4/23/60
      9.2

      Land tycoon Adam Thompson seeks out Mason when he suspects one of his nephews of rifling the house safe. However, the land tycoon's next-in-command is found dead after they find out that he was the one stealing the secrets.

    • The Case of the One-Eyed Witness
      The Case of the One-Eyed Witness
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      2/22/58
      9.2
      Della and Perry's dinner at a fancy French restaurant is interrupted by a phone call and an envelope containing $500.00 from a mysterious woman named Marian Fargo. She wants him to make an exchange for her: the money for some documents regarding her fugitive brother. Unbeknownst to Marion, her own husband is in on the blackmail scheme which is being masterminded by one Samuel Carlin. Marion's husband and Carlin both turn up dead but Marion, who has fled on a bus, has an eyewitness, Diana Maynard, who can provide her with an alibi for the murders. Unfortunately for all concerned, Ms. Maynard has only one good eye and may not be telling the truth about who she is.moreless
    • The Case of the Loquacious Liar
      The Case of the Loquacious Liar
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      12/3/60
      9.1

      Lester Martin's life takes a horrible turn for the worse when a man breaks into his apartment, forces him at gun-point to drink half a bottle of Scotch, and then drives him into the country. Lester's circumstances then go from bad to worse when he's charged with the murder of his step-father who was trying to takeover the family boat company.

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    • The Case of the Shapely Shadow
      The Case of the Shapely Shadow
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      1/6/62
      9.1
      Naive secretary Janice Wainwright carries out boss Morley Thielman's orders and places a briefcase containing more than $100,000.00 in a train station locker. Then she waits for the arrival of Thielman's ex-wife but Lt. Tragg arrives instead with an arrest warrant for Janice on the charge of murdering her boss. It seems as though witness Fred Carlyle saw a woman's shapely shadow through the shades of Thielman's office window shortly before the murder occurred.Carlyle believes the silhuette belonged to Janice. Perry manages to get to the bottom of things once the courtroom proceedings begin.moreless
    • The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor
      The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/30/60
      9.1
      DA Hamilton Burger asks Perry to defend an old friend who once saved his life in a boating accident ten years before. The old friend of Burger's is now facing a murder charge.
    • The Case of the Screaming Woman
      The Case of the Screaming Woman
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      4/26/58
      9.1
      Gossip columnist Mary K. Davis is found murdered and it seems there is no shortage of suspects. There was her politician-husband to whom she refused to grant a divorce. There was her timid secretary whom she bullied. There was the secretary's boyfriend who had some secrets in his past. There was the doctor running an illegal baby-selling scheme whom Mary threatened to expose if he didn't give her a child. Leona Walsh, the doctor's nurse, ends up being charged with the crime and this time Perry has to tamper with some evidence in order to clear his client.moreless
    • The Case of the Bogus Books
      The Case of the Bogus Books
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/27/62
      9.1
      Perry and the team investigate the murder of an antiquarian bookseller with an interest in forgery. It seems as though someone turned on the gas line to his office and offed the old boy when he was taking his afternoon nap. When one of his employees is charged with the crime Perry must come to the rescue once again.moreless
    • The Case of the Deadly Double
      The Case of the Deadly Double
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      3/1/58
      9.1
      When Robert Crane is charged with the murder of his sister's estranged husband Perry needs the testimony of sister Helen Reed to clear him of the charge. Unfortunately for all concerned, Helen suffers from multiple personality disorder and the second personality, Joyce Martel, is the one who is needed as the witness. Helen's psychiatrist puts her under hypnosis so Joyce can tell what she knows about the case.moreless
    • The Case of the Stuttering Bishop
      The Case of the Stuttering Bishop
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      3/14/59
      9.1
      Bishop Arthur Mallory is met in his hotel room by Wallace Lang, an associate of a wealthy man named Charles Burroughs. He is warned thru physical violence to stop looking for the real granddaughter of Charles Burroughs. Carol Delaney helps the bishop with his wounds and hears an incredible story that she may be the real granddaughter, Janice Burroughs. She doesn't believe him at first but changes her mind when she is also visited by Wallace Lang and warned to drop this idea. Carol is invited to meet Charles Burroughs and later the same night he is found dead. Carol is accused of his murder when the knife used to murder Mr. Burroughs is found to belong to her carving set.moreless
    • The Case of the Absent Artist
      The Case of the Absent Artist
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      3/17/62
      9.1
      Cartoonist Pete Manders is elated when the owner of the comic strip "Zingy" offers to sell him the strip for a song. Pete is less than elated when he learns that his girlfriend Leslie is running away to Europe with Gabe Phillips, the strip owner. When Phiilips is murdered, Pete is charged with the crime and retains Perry's services. Investigating the case, Perry soon discovers that the deceased Phillips was leading a double life.moreless
    • The Case of the Dangerous Dowager
      The Case of the Dangerous Dowager
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      5/9/59
      9.0

      Matilda Benson is a tough old woman who rules her children with an iron hand and the promises in her will. Her family then gets involved in a gambling scandal involving sinister nightclub owner Danny Barker. When Barker is found dead the scandal expands to include murder.

    • The Case of the Artful Dodger
      The Case of the Artful Dodger
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      12/12/59
      9.0

      No-talent Allen Sheridan has more enemies than you can shake a stick at. even though he's due to inherit the healthy sum of $162,000.00. When Allen turns up dead, his killer could be anyone but his aunt Sarette becomes the prime suspect.

    • The Case of the Angry Mourner
      The Case of the Angry Mourner
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/2/57
      9.0

      Carla Adrian is having trouble fending off amorous neighbor Mark Cushing. When another neighbor hears a shot and a woman's scream in Mark Cushing's cabin, it's not long before the police discover Cushing's dead body and arrest Mrs Belle Adrian, Carla's mother. Perry Mason comes to the rescue.

    • The Case of the Double-Entry Mind
      The Case of the Double-Entry Mind
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/18/62
      9.0
      Timid bookkeeper Clem Sandover is irate when his long term embezzlement scheme is discovered by a fellow employee at his company but when the employee turns up dead Sandover's wife, Beth, is charged with the crime.
    • The Case of the Substitute Face
      The Case of the Substitute Face
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      5/10/58
      9.0
      Perry and Della are traveling on a cruise ship returning to Los Angeles from Vancouver. Carl Houser jumps overboard from the ship and is presumed drowned. Houser later turns up on shore but with a bullet wound in his body. Anna Houser, Carl's wife, is charged with the murder of her husband. The case hinges on a tax evasion case in which the late victim sat on the jury and held out for acquittal as well as a mysterious man on board the cruise ship who was in a wheelchair and had his face wrapped in bandages.moreless
    • The Case of the Torrid Tapestry
      The Case of the Torrid Tapestry
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      4/22/61
      9.0

      Hard-luck Claude Demay was sent up for six years in prison for starting a fire in a warehouse containing the valuable Nathan Claver art collection. After his release, Demay devises a plan to expose the real criminal, Leonard Voss, and prove his innocence. He tediously weaves a perfect imitation of a valuable tapestry supposedly lost in the fire and barters this tapestry to Voss in exchange for an original Buddah statue. Demay knows that the statue will prove that the collection was not destroyed in the fire and will expose Voss as the real criminal. Unfortunately, Voss is murdered before the trade takes place and Demay is arrested for another crime he didn't commit.

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    • The Case of the Angry Dead Man
      The Case of the Angry Dead Man
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      2/25/61
      9.0
      Willard Nesbitt faked his drowning death in a boating accident so his wife could collect the double indemnity life insurance money. Nesbitt thought he had only a short time to live anyway. When Nesbitt's crooked business partner, James Castle, illegally cuts "widow" Eve Nesbitt out of a protitable deal he must rise from the dead to warn her. Then someone kills the "dead man" for good. The police smell insurance fraud and Eve Nesbitt is their number one suspect.moreless
    • The Case of the Counterfeit Crank
      The Case of the Counterfeit Crank
      Season 5 - Episode 27
      4/28/62
      8.9
      A crazy man (or is he?), his dead nephew and a military base are tangled up in a confusing Perry Mason episode.
    • The Case of the Crimson Kiss
      The Case of the Crimson Kiss
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/9/57
      8.9

      Fay Allison is getting married in a few days to Dane Grover. Her roommate, Anita Bonsal, is having a clandestine affair with a married man, Carver Clement. When Aunt Louise arrives early the next morning to be with Fay, she discovers that Fay and Anita both appear to have been drugged. Louise calls her friend Perry Mason to help decide what to do. Perry and Della discover the key to another apartment in Fay's purse and go upstairs to investigate. They arrive to find Carver Clement dead in the apartment. Fay Allison is accused of the murder when the police find her fingerprints on a glass in the apartment.

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    • The Case of the Meddling Medium
      The Case of the Meddling Medium
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      10/21/61
      8.9
      Phony psychic Phillip Paisley meets a grisly death when an elevator that has been tampered with crashes. In the climactic scene Perry sets up another fantastic demonstration to prove his client innocent and expose the real culprit.
    • The Case of the Perjured Parrot
      The Case of the Perjured Parrot
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/20/58
      8.9
      The courtroom action in this episode takes place at a coroner's inquest as a parrot holds the key to freeing suspect Ellen Sabin from blame in the murder of her husband.
    • The Case of the Rolling Bones
      The Case of the Rolling Bones
      Season 1 - Episode 39
      6/28/58
      8.9
      When Daniel Reed finds himself being blackmailed by an old business partner from his time in Alaska, Perry must first save him from the insane asylum and then the gas chamber. Convinced that Reed has lost his mind when he begins writing $20,000.00 checks to strangers, his heartless niece and nephew have the old man forcibly placed in an insane asylum. Perry is enlisted by Reed’s girlfriend Millie Foster to get him out of the asylum and he is no sooner granted his freedom than his blackmailer turns up dead and Reed stands accused of his murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary
      The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/11/58
      8.9
      Arlene Dowling reports the theft of all her belongings, including a diary she is anxious to get back.
    • The Case of the Restless Redhead
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/21/57
      8.9

      This, the first episode of Perry Mason, is a real cliffhanger. Perry drives to the scene of a shooting and finds the police recovering the body of Harry Merrill from a car that went over the side of a mountain. MerriIl has a bullet in his body and a pillowcase over his head. This is a coincidence, because Perry's client Evelyn Bagby, claims she was chased by a hooded man in a car near the same cliff that day. She fired two shots at the man's car to scare him off, and now the police want her for murder.

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    • The Case of the Two-Faced Turnabout
      2/14/63
      8.9
      Columnist Elihu Laban is hit with a murder rap when his efforts to obtain secret papers backfire. It's up to entertainment lawyer Bruce Jason to defend him due to Perry's absence.
    • The Case of the Madcap Modiste
      The Case of the Madcap Modiste
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      4/30/60
      8.9

      After one of the biggest names in fashion is poisoned after embarrassing her husband on TV, the husband is considered the prime suspect.

    • The Case of the Buried Clock
      The Case of the Buried Clock
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/1/58
      8.9
      Slimy Jack Hardisty embezzles $100,000.00 from his father-in-law, Dr. Blane. The greedy Hardisty then tries to blackmail the good doctor for more. Perry is hired by Dr. Blane to put an end to Hardisty's machinations but before he can swing into action the rogue turns up dead. Dr. Blane is charged with the murder forcing Perry to do some intricate courtroom work involving a wildlife camera triggered by a buried clock which took misleading pictures of the actual killer.moreless
    • The Case of the Purple Woman
      The Case of the Purple Woman
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/6/58
      8.9
      An art collector, Rufus Varner, is told by a reputable art critic that one of his most prized art paintings named "The Purple Woman" is a forgery. Varner visits the art dealer from whom he purchased the painting, Milo Girard. After he finds out the dealer knew it was a forgery, he realizes the news would damage his reputation as an art collector. At the Girard home, an artist Aaron Hubble, tells Evelyn Girard, the wife of the art dealer, that he painted a forgery of The Purple Woman for her husband. Milo Girard is found dead in his office the next morning and his wife Evelyn is charged with his murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Woeful Widower
      The Case of the Woeful Widower
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      3/26/64
      8.8
      Certain that her employer is plotting to murder his wife, housekeeper Nellie Conway launches a counterattack.
    • The Case of the Surplus Suitor
      The Case of the Surplus Suitor
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      2/28/63
      8.8
      Attorney Sherman Hatfield is sought out by a blackmail-plagued industrialist and winds up defending his ditzy niece when the man is discovered murdered.
    • The Case of the Wayward Wife
      The Case of the Wayward Wife
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      1/23/60
      8.8
      Ben Sutton is listed as the author of a best-selling book describing his experiences in a Korean POW camp. When the real author is released from an Army hospital, Sutton is slain before he can tell the truth and his widow is arrested for the murder.
    • The Case of the Fickle Fortune
      The Case of the Fickle Fortune
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/21/61
      8.8
      Ralph Duncan is a civil servant whose job is to inventory the estates of wealthy decedants. One day, he returns home with $153,000.00 worth of old greenbacks he discovered while going through a recently deceased old woman's home. Duncan took the money on a lark and was planning to return it the next day but his shifty cousin decides to purloin the bundle. Duncan is then accused of theft and later murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito
      The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      10/10/63
      8.8
      This case has nothing to do with mosquitos but rather a hidden mine that could lead to a fortune. Plus murder.
    • The Case of the Floating Stones
      The Case of the Floating Stones
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      11/21/63
      8.8

      Julie Eng needs Perry's help when some precious stones her grandfather left her turn up missing, and the thief who swiped them, Ralph Iverson, ends up dead.

    • The Case of the Negligent Nymph
      The Case of the Negligent Nymph
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/7/57
      8.8
      Perry Mason and Paul Drake are on a fishing trip when they spot a young woman named Sally Fenner being pursued by vicious guard dogs on an island estate. The only way Sally can avoid being chewed up by the dogs is to jump into the water and swim for it. Perry and Paul pull Sally out of the drink and Perry ends up defending her on a murder charge.moreless
    • The Case of the Sulky Girl
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/19/57
      8.7
      Fran Celane feels her uncle, Edward Norton, is too restrictive as the executor of her father's spendthrift trust. He also wants her to wait 18 months until her 25th birthday before she gets married. Arthur Crinston, Edward Norton's attorney, arrives to meet with Mr. Norton but is told to return at 11pm. When he returns, they meet for a few minutes and as he is leaving, Mr. Norton asks him to take his secretary, Donald Graves, to pick up some papers. As they drive away, Mr. Graves looks back at the house and sees someone attack Edward Norton. They return to find Edward Norton dead and Rodney Gleason, Fran's fiance, is identified as the assailant. Rodney Gleason is accused of the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Crippled Cougar
      The Case of the Crippled Cougar
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      3/3/62
      8.7

      Mike Preston is a bitter man who despises Hugh Jamison, the man he believes is responsible for the accident that crippled him and subsequently stole $100,000 from him. When Preston tries to bring Jamison to justice, Jamison is murdered by the real thief and Preston is left to take the blame.

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    • The Case of the Vagabond Vixen
      The Case of the Vagabond Vixen
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/16/57
      8.7

      Hollywood producer John Addison picks up an attractive young woman hitchhiker. Far from being innocent, she turns out to be a blackmailer and a witness to a murder that Addison is charged with. Perry, as usual, is hired to get to the bottom of things.

    • The Case of the Stand-In Sister
      The Case of the Stand-In Sister
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/15/62
      8.7
      Two brothers at separate times have claimed the same young girl as their daughter. One brother owns a fleet of tuna boats; the other is a mobster. Then banker Franz Moray reveals that $100,000.00 due to the girl via a trust fund has been mishandled. When Moray is found murdered Perry steps in and discovers an old family secret.moreless
    • The Case of the Borrowed Brunette
      The Case of the Borrowed Brunette
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      1/10/59
      8.7
      Eva Martell is hired out of numerous candidates by Melvin Slater to impersonate a woman named Helen Reynolds. Eva is paid extremely well and given a nice apartment to live in with her Aunt Agnes as long as she continues with her impersonation. Both Eva and her aunt suspect a rat and seek Perry's advice. Then Melvin Slater turns up dead in the apartment.moreless
    • The Case of the Wednesday Woman
      The Case of the Wednesday Woman
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      1/2/64
      8.7

      An insurance investigator informs a wife that her husband was wrongfully convicted of the crime that he was convicted of. However, then he turns up dead.

    • The Case of the Red Riding Boots
      The Case of the Red Riding Boots
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/10/60
      8.7
      Ann Farwell is miserable over the separation of her parents. Things aren't made any better when her father starts seeing Rita Conover, a scheming woman half his age. When Rita turns up dead both Ann and her mother think the other committed the crime which causes Perry great difficulty in defending the ranch hand who's been charged.moreless
    • The Case of the Posthumous Painter
      11/11/61
      8.7
      Artist Jack Culross fakes his own suicide and sees the sales of his paintings go through the roof. His only problem was that he forgot to inform his wife Edna of the scheme. After Edna sees a completed painting of Jack's that she knows he didn't finish while he was "alive" she gets wise. Edna manages to track down her "deceased" husband but they fight and she knocks him down. Then he's found dead. Edna must stand trial for murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Roving River
      The Case of the Roving River
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      12/30/61
      8.7
      Perry is hired to help settle a land dispute in the Manzana Valley but the key witness is blown up by a homemade bomb. As usual, Perry's client is accused of the crime.
    • The Case of the Promoter's Pillbox
      The Case of the Promoter's Pillbox
      Season 5 - Episode 29
      5/19/62
      8.7
      Aspiring screenwriter Herbert Simms submits his first teleplay to scumbag producer Charlie Corby who tries to use the manuscript as his own. Corby's scheme comes a cropper when he gets fatally whacked over the head with a whiskey bottle after a party. Herbert happens to be in the wrong place at the wrong time and is seen running from the scene of the crime. Guess who gets arrested for murder?moreless
    • The Case of the Spurious Sister
      The Case of the Spurious Sister
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      10/3/59
      8.7
      Bruce Chapman returns home early from a business trip to find that his wife, Marie, wants a divorce. Chapman is shocked at this turn of events because just before he left on his trip he thought he had found the strangled body of Marie in his office. But if Marie is still alive, who was the dead woman in the office?moreless
    • The Case of the Crooked Candle
      The Case of the Crooked Candle
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/30/57
      8.6

      While Martha Bradford is waiting for her appointment at a beauty parlor, she meets Rita Bradford who apparently is also married to Joe Bradford and lives at the same address. Joe Bradford is preparing for a business meeting in San Diego. He makes plans to meet his wife Martha but fails to show up. Joe Bradford is found dead on his boat the next morning and Martha Bradford is accused of his murder when her fingerprints are found on a candle located on the boat.

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    • The Case of the Badgered Brother
      The Case of the Badgered Brother
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      12/19/63
      8.6
      Brothers Martin and Todd Baylor are feuding over ownership of a successful chain of clothing stores. Martin ends up with a knife sticking out of his back one night and Todd is charged with the murder.
    • The Case of the Lavender Lipstick
      The Case of the Lavender Lipstick
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/15/60
      8.6
      An heiress to a cosmetics company is charged with the murder of the company's owner.
    • The Case of the Empty Tin
      The Case of the Empty Tin
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      3/8/58
      8.6
      Doris Hocksley is shown a personal newspaper ad in a Los Angeles newspaper for locating the daughter of Adam Hocksley and providing proof of same. A friend, John Lowell, suggests she pursue the idea to prove she is the rightful heir to Adam Hocksley estate. Alan Neil is the nephew of Elston Carr, the executor. He meets Doris Hocksley and suggests they work together, for a price, to convince the executor. Later that evening Elston Carr is found dead in his home by Rebecca Gentrie, the secretary. She locks the door to the room to keep whoever is inside from escaping and calls the police. The police open the door to find Doris Hocksley. She is accused of murder when they find her fingerprints on the murder weapon.moreless
    • The Case of the Golden Oranges
      The Case of the Golden Oranges
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      3/7/63
      8.6
      Mason goes to the dogs when his defense of a murder suspect hinges on a surprise witness--a dog named Hard Tack. It seems as though Hard Tack holds the key to the murder of a developer who wanted to bulldoze the orange groves of the uncle of Perry's client.
    • The Case of the Fugitive Nurse
      The Case of the Fugitive Nurse
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      2/15/58
      8.6
      Janet Norris is charged with poisoning her doctor husband just before he flew to his death in his private plane. Further investigation reveals that Dr. Norris did not die in the plane crash and that he is in Mexico with his nurse mistress. The man killed in the plane was actually one Dave Kirby. This means that Janet still has to stand trial for murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Baited Hook
      The Case of the Baited Hook
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/21/57
      8.6

      Robert Dawson confronts Albert Tydings, his partner, about $80K missing from Carol Stanley's trust account. Albert Tydings admits he embezzled the money and blackmails Robert Dawson to keep quiet or he will reveal some scandalous facts about Carol. Later, Carol calls and makes an appointment to meet Albert Tydings at his office to discuss the trust account. She arrives to find Albert Tydings dead. The next morning Perry goes to Albert Tydings' home and finds him there dead. Eventually the police determine Tydings' body was moved from his office. The police accuse Carol Stanley when her car is reported seen at the office at the time he was murdered.

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    • The Case of the Haunted Husband
      The Case of the Haunted Husband
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      1/25/58
      8.6
      Claire Olger is hitchhiking because her purse was stolen at the bus station and is picked up by Michael Greeley. He loses control of the car and has an accident due to his being intoxicated. Arriving at the scene of the accident, the police find Claire in the driver's seat. The district attorney's office questions her but do not believe her story about another driver. Her friend, Doris Stephanak, asks Perry Mason to help. When Perry is unable to contact Claire at her hotel, he goes there and finds Michael Greeley dead in her room. The police accuse Claire Olger of murder, realizing Michael Greeley fits the description of the man she claimed was driving the car and believe she had motive and opportunity.moreless
    • The Case of the Feather Cloak
      The Case of the Feather Cloak
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      2/11/65
      8.6
      In Hawaii to handle an investigation for a hotel chain, Mason and Drake uncover a murder.
    • The Case of the Sleepy Slayer
      The Case of the Sleepy Slayer
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      10/15/64
      8.6
      Pathetic lowlife Rachel Gordon has been sponging off her crotchety Uncle Abner for years. When she steals money from his safe to give to her drug addict boyfriend he threatens to prosecute her unless she makes restitution. Soon afterwards Uncle Abner turns up dead but it's his male secretary who's charged with the crime.moreless
    • The Case of the Envious Editor
      The Case of the Envious Editor
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/7/61
      8.6
      Slimy publishing tycoon Donald Fletcher buys controlling interest in a respectable but financially troubled publishing house. Fletcher turns things upside down by turning the publications into scandal sheet featuring photographs of scantily clad women. Edmond Aitken, whose family once owned the publishing house, wants to oust Fletcher but Perry tells him he has no legal basis on which to do so. Not to worry. Fletcher is found murdered in his apartment but the prime suspect is Aitken's wife, Alyce, whom Fletcher had been blackmailing over lurid photos Alyce made during her younger days.moreless
    • The Case of the Ominous Outcast
      The Case of the Ominous Outcast
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      5/21/60
      8.5

      When a notorious bank robber's son returns to his hometown, it seems as though everyone is interested in missing loot supposedly hidden by the man's father. This leads to murder and Perry comes to the rescue once again.

    • The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal
      The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      2/10/62
      8.5
      A casual pen pal relationship leads to insider information in a corporate takeover battle and later murder.
    • The Case of the Arrogant Arsonist
      The Case of the Arrogant Arsonist
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      3/5/64
      8.5

      A tabloid reporter accuses a retired chief of burning his own warehouse down. Perry gets involved when the chief is charged with the reporter's murder.

    • The Case of the Runaway Corpse
      The Case of the Runaway Corpse
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/23/57
      8.5
      Ed Davenport learns that a sandwich he requested to be tested by a lab contains arsenic and blames his wife Myrna. When he confronts her about his suspicions she denies it. He leaves for a business trip and falls ill. Dr. Renault is called to treat him at a motel where Ed Davenport later dies. Before he dies he claims his wife poisoned some candy. After locking the motel room the doctor calls the police. The police arrive to find the corpse missing. The police test the candy and indeed find arsenic. Subsequently Ed Davenport's body is found in a shallow grave. Myrna Davenport is accused of the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Lawful Lazarus
      The Case of the Lawful Lazarus
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      3/14/63
      8.5
      When a man declared legally dead suddenly re-appears and tries to get a hold of his dying wife's money in order to protect their children's interests her entire family rallies against him until one of them turns up murdered. "Lazarus" is naturally charged with the crime.
    • The Case of the Frightened Fisherman
      2/27/64
      8.5

      Chemist Randolph James has started a successful company to develop a new antibiotic but his former boss, Hudson Bradshaw, files suit claiming that James developed the formula while in his employ. James' wife, Natalie, then begins selling her stock to Bradshaw which would give him control of the new company. James vows to stop his wife at any cost and she turns up dead. James claims that he was fishing at the time the murder occurred but things turn bad when he can't find the fellow fisherman who can substantiate his story.

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    • The Case of the Simple Simon
      The Case of the Simple Simon
      Season 7 - Episode 24
      4/2/64
      8.5
      Actress Ramona Carver is confronted by a young man who claims to be the son she gave up for adoption. Murder soon results.
    • The Case of the Mythical Monkeys
      The Case of the Mythical Monkeys
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/27/60
      8.5
      Author Mauvis Meade sends her secretary, Gladys Doyle, out to a mountain cabin to pick up a package. Gladys gets lost and her car gets stuck in the mud. She then walks to a cabin looking for help and encounters a mysterious man who appears to know her. While Gladys freshens up, the man leaves and Gladys discovers a dead body.moreless
    • The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper
      The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper
      Season 9 - Episode 29
      5/15/66
      8.5

      Gossip columnist Danny Shine is a real scumbag. So it's no surprise when he turns up shot to death in his car one night after a party at Alex Tanner's house. Danny's assistant, Greg Stanley, is arrested for the murder. Tanner can provide Stanley with an alibi except for one thing--his baby has been kidnapped and if he testifies the child will die.

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    • The Case of the Melancholy Marksman
      3/24/62
      8.5

      Ted Chase discovers that his second wife, Irene, might have killed his first wife and contemplates revenge. However, someone else gets to Irene first. While defending Ted, Perry discovers that Irene's past was even more sordid and corrupt than previously believed.

    • The Case of the Irate Inventor
      The Case of the Irate Inventor
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      5/28/60
      8.5
      James Frazer wants a divorce and his cheating wife refuses to give him one. She's also stealing the plans to his invention in order to bait her engineer lover into staying around. Frazer leaves town for three months in order to cool down but on the night of his return he finds his wife murdered in his office and he has the only key to a unique burglar proof lock that he invented.moreless
    • The Case of the Unwelcome Bride
      The Case of the Unwelcome Bride
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      12/16/61
      8.4

      Wealthy Walter Frazer has always blamed his daughter-in-law Sue Ellen for his son Gregson's failures... and his death when his boy turns up dead and Sue Ellen is the likely suspect.

    • The Case of the Careless Kitten
      The Case of the Careless Kitten
      Season 8 - Episode 24
      3/25/65
      8.4
      Franklin Shore, supposedly dead for 10 years, telephones his niece, Helen, and gives her instructions on how to meet him. Then someone takes a shot at Helen's boyfriend and attempts to poison the "deceased's" wife, Matllda. Then there's the matter of Henry Leach, a murdered man who had been blackmailing Franklin when he was alive.moreless
    • The Case of the Crying Cherub
      The Case of the Crying Cherub
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      4/9/60
      8.4

      A valuable Matisse painting is stolen from a museum. When the thief is found murdered, museum employee June Sinclair and her boyfriend David Lambert are charged with the crime.

    • The Case of the Desperate Daughter
      The Case of the Desperate Daughter
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      3/22/58
      8.4
      Stefan Riker has come from Germany seeking the woman posing as Lisa Bannister and she believes he can cause her to be deported back to Germany. Attempting to help her stepmother, Doris Bannister pretends to be romantically interested in Stefan Riker. During the next few months Stefan Riker receives money and gifts from Doris and seems satisfied. However one night he is murdered and Doris Bannister is accused of murder because her fingerprints are found on a ladder outside of Riker's apartment.moreless
    • The Case of the Romantic Rogue
      The Case of the Romantic Rogue
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      2/14/59
      8.4

      An heiress to her uncle's fortune is charged with the murder of a female private investigator during a search for her missing uncle.

    • The Case of the Skeleton's Closet
      The Case of the Skeleton's Closet
      Season 6 - Episode 26
      5/2/63
      8.4
      Perry defends the ex-wife of an author who got murdered after writing a lurid expose about life in a suburban town.
    • The Case of the Nebulous Nephew
      The Case of the Nebulous Nephew
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      9/26/63
      8.4
      Con artist John Brooks comes up with a new twist to convince Sophia and Ninevah Stone that he's the rightful heir to their fortune. Perry ends up reluctantly defending Brooks when he's charged with murder.
    • The Case of the Fraudulent Foto
      The Case of the Fraudulent Foto
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      2/7/59
      8.4

      A district attorney is charged with the murder of a chairman of the bids committee to a defectively built hospital whom he is investigating for a series of bribes being passed around.

    • The Case of the Demure Defendant
      The Case of the Demure Defendant
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/4/58
      8.4
      Nadine Marshall lives with her Uncle Martin and Captain Hugo. She comes home excited with the news of her engagement to John Locke. When she tells her Uncle Martin, he shows her some papers about her family which upset her. When Nadine visits John Locke, she takes some cyanide pills without John noticing. Later that evening Nadine makes her Uncle Martin's nightly hot chocolate and he dies shortly afterward. Nadine is accused of murder when she makes a taped confession that she killed her uncle.moreless
    • The Case of the Killer Kiss
      The Case of the Killer Kiss
      Season 11 - Episode 17
      11/29/93
      8.4
      Mark Stratton, a soap opera star, is murdered on set whilst kissing his co-star. When one of the soap cast is accused of murder, Perry comes to her aid, but it seems almost everyone had a reason to kill, but the real answer might be linked to a mysterious man who Ken Malansky is trying to trace. Only there and then can the true killer be exposed.moreless
    • The Case of the Shifty Shoebox
      The Case of the Shifty Shoebox
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      10/3/63
      8.4
      John Flickenger pulls off a carefully planned robbery without a hitch - until his young nephew finds the gun used in the heist.
    • The Case of the Silent Partner
      The Case of the Silent Partner
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/26/57
      8.4
      Harry Marlow owns a florist business and wants to own a part of Mildred Kimber's orchid business but Mildred Kimber is not interested. So Harry Marlow makes an arrangement with a local club owner, Sam Lynk, to cheat Mildred's husband, Bob Kimber, out of his share of the business in a card game. Meanwhile an employee of Sam Lynk, Lola Florey, decides to help Mildred Kimber to get the shares of stock back from Sam Lynk. When Sam Lynk is found dead in his home, Mildred Kimber is accused of the crime after her prescription drug container is found in Sam Lynk's house.moreless
    • The Case of the Jaded Joker
      The Case of the Jaded Joker
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/21/59
      8.4
      Danny Ross is a television comedian who is waiting to hear about a new television show. It has been three years since his last television show was cancelled. Charles Goff is an advertising executive who promised Danny he would pitch him for a new show in return for an introduction with the president of a large big-budget advertiser. Danny does his part but learns from Goff's secretary that Goff landed the deal without him. When Charles Goff is found dead in his office the next morning, Danny's friend, Freddie Green, is accused of the murder after finding his fingerprints on the murder weapon.moreless
    • Perry Mason Returns
      Perry Mason Returns
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      12/1/85
      8.3
      Della Street, Perry Mason's former secretary, now works for Arthur Gordon, a millionaire businessman. On Gordon's birthday, his family throws him a surprise party and he, in turn, gives them a surprise: he is disinheriting them.

      Later that night someone breaks into the Gordon mansion - it's a man wearing a dress. He kills Gordon and the maid sees him as he leaves. The police then investigate and discover that someone who knew the gate entry code was the killer or gave it to the killer. And when they discover that Della Street knew the code, they go to her house, and they find a dress similar to the one the maid saw torn up and dirty. They also found an earring which Della says is hers that she probably misplaced. They then arrest her, and she then asks her old friend, Perry Mason, who is now an appellate court judge, to recommend someone who can defend her. Mason says that the best person who can defend her is him. So he resigns.from the bench to defend his erstwhile secretary. Needing a private investigator, the son of old friend Paul Drake, Paul Jr. is also called into the case. It's takes some hard plowing but Perry and Company eventually get to the bottom of things.moreless

    • The Case of the Hesitant Hostess
      The Case of the Hesitant Hostess
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      4/5/58
      8.3
      When Albert Sanders is charged with the murder of Kim Lane, Perry offers to defend him free of charge because he knows Sanders is still devastated over the accidental death of his wife and children eight years before. The solution to the case hinges on a heroin smuggling ring operating out of a dance hall.moreless
    • The Case of the Lame Canary
      The Case of the Lame Canary
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      6/27/59
      8.3
      Ruth Prescott wants to divorce Walter Prescott so that she can be with her true love, Jimmy MacLaine. After a brush with death, Ruth becomes convinced that Walter is trying to kill her rather than give her the divorce. Walter then turns up dead and the police are convinced that Ruth shot him but Perry, as usual, doesn't think so. A lame canary and unusual bruises on the victim hold the keys to the puzzle.moreless
    • The Case of the Left-Handed Liar
      The Case of the Left-Handed Liar
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      11/25/61
      8.3

      Health club instructor Ward Nichols wants to marry the niece of his employer, Bernard Daniels, but Ward's estranged wife, Veronica, is pressuring him for money and claiming to be pregnant. Things blow up in everyone's face when Bernard is found crunched with a dumbbell at the club. Perry, as usual, arrives on the scene to get at the truth.

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    • The Case of the Grinning Gorilla
      The Case of the Grinning Gorilla
      Season 8 - Episode 28
      4/29/65
      8.3
      Della buys the diary of a drowned woman at an auction and after reading the entries becomes convinced that the woman's death was not a suicide as was ruled at the time. This leads Perry into a case involving an eccentric millionaire, his two scheming assistants, and a kleptomaniac gorilla.
    • A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester
      Bill McKenzie takes the reins from Perry again in this final entry in the series. In this one, Wild Bill defends his niece who has been framed for murdering a soap opera star.
    • The Case of the Bedeviled Doctor
      The Case of the Bedeviled Doctor
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      4/4/59
      8.3
      Dr. David Craig discovers that tapes of conversations with his psychiatric patients are missing and being used for blackmail purposes. When the suspected thief and blackmailer, Mark Douglas, turns up murdered, the good doctor is charged with the crime.
    • The Case of the Lazy Lover
      The Case of the Lazy Lover
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      5/31/58
      8.3
      Attempting to miss hitting her stepfather's car, Patricia Faxon swerves as she enters her driveway and hits the hedges. After asking her stepfather, Bertrand Allred, to move his car, he finds Bob Fleetwood badly hurt next to the hedges. Assuming Patricia accidentally hit Bob Fleetwood, Bertrand and Lucille Allred take Bob to a hotel. The next morning Bertrand Allred is found dead in his car, near the hotel, where the car left the road and went through the guard rail. Lucille Allred is accused of killing her husband when she is seen walking back to the hotel shortly after Bertrand's car left.moreless
    • The Case of the Lucky Loser
      The Case of the Lucky Loser
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/27/58
      8.3
      Perry has all kinds of troubles in this one when a murder brings him into the tangled financial and personal affairs of the wealthy Balfour family.
    • The Case of the Deadly Verdict
      The Case of the Deadly Verdict
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      10/17/63
      8.3
      Janice Barton is found guilty of the murder of her wealthy relative and sentenced to death. Can Perry find the evidence to clear her of the crime before the pellets in the gas chamber fall?
    • The Case of the Petulant Partner
      The Case of the Petulant Partner
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      4/25/59
      8.3
      Harry Bright and Chuck Clark were once best friends and business partners until Margaret entered the picture. Margaret was a much younger woman on the make who entranced Chuck into marrying her. When Margaret is found shot to death, Harry is arrested for the crime but the more Perry digs into the victim's past the more convoluted things get.moreless
    • The Case of the Larcenous Lady
      The Case of the Larcenous Lady
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/17/60
      8.3
      Mayor James Henderson's secretary, Susan Connolly, is caught up in the political schemes of the mayor's wife Mona and goes to Perry for help. When Mona is killed, Susan is the prime suspect... or did the dubious real estate developer, the larcenous wife of the mayor's political rival or the sleazy golf pro actually kill Mona?moreless
    • The Case of the Barefaced Witness
      The Case of the Barefaced Witness
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      3/18/61
      8.2

      Paul travels to a small California town where because of a festival all men must wear beards. The detective tries to locate missing money which a former bank president embezzled and finds it... along with a dead body. Perry arrives on the scene in order to straighten things out.

    • The Case of the Treacherous Toupee
      9/17/60
      8.2
      Tyrannical company president Hartley Bassett returns from the dead after two years. His first act is to fire Peter Dawson which makes Dawson the prime suspect when Bassett is found dead with two bullet holes in him. Perry thinks he has an ace in the hole this time when Dick Hart and his new wife, Teddi, both swear they saw a different assailant at the scene of the crime. Then Teddi and Dick disappear.moreless
    • The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife
      The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      3/15/58
      8.2
      Frank Lawton goes to visit old friend Scott Shelby and ends up being charged with his muder. Fortunately for Lawton, Perry Mason is another old friend of his and he arrives on the scene to try and solve the case.
    • The Case of the Credulous Quarry
      The Case of the Credulous Quarry
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/24/60
      8.2

      Perry defends Richard Hammond, who is charged with killing his lawyer's former girlfriend by running over her with the lawyer's car.

    • The Case of the Notorious Nun
      The Case of the Notorious Nun
      Season 10 - Episode 2
      5/25/86
      8.2
      A nun stands trial for murdering a priest whom she worked very closely with, and the evidence are dire: a letter from her asking him to take her back, a lover´s quarrel, and there seems to be no sign of the mysterious priest whom she claims drugged her at the crime scene. Paul finds a special bond with her, even if it means that he has to look through the trash and freeze his tail off.moreless
    • 10/5/57
      8.2
      Sybil Granger hires Perry to help her buy stock in her estranged husband's oil company on the sly. By this, Sybil hopes to force her husband's latest girlfriend, Roxy Howard, out of the company and his life altogether. Things get complicated when George Lutz enters the picture and gets shot to death.moreless
    • The Case of the Pathetic Patient
      The Case of the Pathetic Patient
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      10/28/61
      8.2
      Perry finds himself defending Dr. Wayne Edley who has been accused of committing two murders.
    • The Case of the Reckless Romeo
      The Case of the Reckless Romeo
      Season 11 - Episode 13
      5/5/92
      8.2
      Geraldo Rivera gets gunned down in this episode about a slimy "journalist" who has written a tell all book about all the women he's laid in the past. Naturally, one of them does away with him and the wrong person is blamed.
    • The Case of the Weary Watchdog
      The Case of the Weary Watchdog
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      11/29/62
      8.2
      This is the episode where Della asks Perry how far he would go for a friend and then asks for $25,000. Della needs the money for her friend Janet Brent, who is being blackmailed. Edward Franklin, an employee of Janet's husband, has staged compromising photos of her in a motel. At a party, Janet confronts Franklin and hits him with a small statue of a "weary watchdog." The police arrest Della when they find her driving Janet's car from the scene of the argument. Franklin is dead, struck three times on the head with the statue. Janet claims she only hit him once and Perry believes her. Perry takes the case knowing that if he loses, Della will go to prison as an accessory. There is a surprise in the plot, when a Red Chinese slave market is uncovered.moreless
    • The Case of the Ugly Duckling
      The Case of the Ugly Duckling
      Season 7 - Episode 30
      5/21/64
      8.2

      The deceased father of Alice Trilling left behind a strange will. His successful toy company would be left to her ONLY if Alice is married or engaged within a year's time. Until then, her wheelchair bound Uncle Harry and a board of directors will run the company. In searching for a husband, Alice has one major problem: she's unattractive and she's the first one to admit it. An artist begins a flirtation and after seeing a portrait he's painted of her, Alice begins to think she could find happiness with him. There's one problem though: nasty old Uncle Harry has been playing matchmaker behind the scenes for reasons of his own. Alice discovers her uncle's perfidy and pushes over his wheelchair. Quickly fleeing the scene, Alice is later arrested when Uncle Harry is found dead. Perry is retained as defense counsel but even he has a tough time in this one because Alice herself thinks she's guilty.

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    • The Case of the Poisoned Pen
      The Case of the Poisoned Pen
      Season 11 - Episode 4
      1/21/90
      8.2
      An author who constantly plagiarized the works of others is poisoned to death at a convention. His ex-wife, an old friend of Della's, is charged with the crime.
    • The Case of the Startled Stallion
      The Case of the Startled Stallion
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/31/59
      8.2
      Wealthy rancher John Brant forecloses on Jo Ann Blanchard's mortgage and takes possession of her prized stallion. Jo Ann goes to Perry for help in getting the horse back but soon needs Perry's aid in getting her off a murder charge she is arrested for killing Brant.
    • The Case of the Cowardly Lion
      The Case of the Cowardly Lion
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      4/8/61
      8.2
      Hilde Fursten and Tony Osgood work at the San Diego Zoo. When a new baby monkey is found missing, Hilde Fursten is blamed by Dr. Walther Braun, a visiting dentist. Boris Zelbowski also works at the zoo and is dating Frieda Crawson, Dr. Braun's nurse. That evening, Dr. Braun arrives at the zoo to perform oral surgery on a lion and is found dead in the lion's cage. Tony Osgood is accused of the murder when a witness sees someone wearing Tony's blue sportcoat near the lion's cage at the time.moreless
    • The Case of the Hateful Hero
      The Case of the Hateful Hero
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/25/62
      8.2
      Young cop Jimmy Anderson, cousin of Lt. Anderson, and veteran Otto Norden come across a robbery at the Wilson Plastics Company while on patrol one night. A shooting occurs and Otto is killed. Evidence then points to Jimmy as having been an accomplice in the burglary and he is suspended from the police force. Then the night watchman at Wilson Plastics, a disgraced ex-cop, is found strangled to death. Lt. Anderson then asks Perry to look into things and defend Jimmy against all charges.moreless
    • The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde
      The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      6/14/58
      8.2

      A visit from an attractive blonde sporting a black eye leads to a case concerning a wealthy man's long-lost grandson and murder.

    • The Case of the Potted Planter
      The Case of the Potted Planter
      Season 6 - Episode 27
      5/9/63
      8.2
      A jealous husband is teased into a tizzy after being led on by his sister's lies. Perry steps in when the wrong man is charged with the husband's murder.
    • The Case of the Duplicate Case
      The Case of the Duplicate Case
      Season 8 - Episode 27
      4/22/65
      8.2
      An unsuccessful salesman has a lot of explaining to do when he throws down his sample case in disgust--- and large sums of money fall out.
    • The Case of the Guilty Clients
      The Case of the Guilty Clients
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      6/10/61
      8.2
      Lola and Jeff Bronson are going through a divorce and can't wait to be rid of each other until Bill Ryder sabotages Jeff's business and makes a play for Lola. Ryder is then found dead with three bullet holes in his body and Jeff and Lola are the two prime suspects. Now they battle to cover for each other .moreless
    • The Case of the Injured Innocent
      The Case of the Injured Innocent
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      11/18/61
      8.2

      Investor Walter Eastman needs Perry to get him out of a deal with a race car driver who claims he's paralyzed after crashing their test car. The driver soon ends up murdered and Eastman needs a defense lawyer.

    • The Case of the Difficult Detour
      The Case of the Difficult Detour
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      3/25/61
      8.2
      Contactor Pete Mallory is charged with the murder of a vacation resort developer.
    • The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister
      The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      2/8/58
      8.1
      Arthur West, a disreputable private investigator, has found J. J. Stanley in a cheap motel. He knows Mr. Stanley and his partner Ned Bain were involved in the embezzlement of the Texas National Bank. He wants to blackmail Ned Bain into giving him money to keep quiet. Harriet Bain, Ned Bain's daughter, answers the call from Arthur West and agrees to meet him. After hearing a taped conversation between J. J. Stanley and Ned Bain talking about the blackmail offer, she hires Perry Mason. Ned Bain decides to pay and meets with J. J. Stanley. The next morning J. J. Stanley is found dead in Arthur West's hotel room. Harriet Bain is accused of the murder when her fingerprints are found on the murder weapon.moreless
    • The Case of the Brazen Bequest
      The Case of the Brazen Bequest
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      12/2/61
      8.1
      Charles Cromwell, the president-elect of Euclid College, worries that some less than stellar moments from his past will be exposed when Maisie Freitag arrives on the scene to make an unusual beguest to the college. Needless to say, murder eventually finds its way to the campus.
    • The Case of the Singular Double
      The Case of the Singular Double
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/8/60
      8.1
      Perry is accused of obstructing justice in this case when he defends a woman who had previously faked her own suicide by running her empty car off a cliff. It seems as though the police found the body of another woman in the wreckage.
    • The Case of the Deadly Debt
      The Case of the Deadly Debt
      Season 8 - Episode 25
      4/1/65
      8.1
      Police detective Danny Talbert's father dies from a heart attack caused by stress from the fact that he was into mobster Steve Radom for a $10,000.00 debt. Or so Danny believes. When Radom is killed with Danny's gun, Perry steps in to clear his name.
    • The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather
      5/27/61
      8.1
      Young David Gideon has his head turned by, what else, a conniving woman. In his haste to protect her, and her supposed good name, the source of her pain turns up dead. Namely her estranged husband. David goes on trial for murder and this time things get past the preliminary hearing.moreless
    • The Case of the Corresponding Corpse
      9/20/58
      8.1
      Perry receives a telephone call from George Beaumont, a man who supposedly died in a plane crash nearly three years before. In reality, Beaumont missed the plane and after hearing about the accident decided to disappear leaving wife Laura with his life insurance money. Since then, Beaumont has been cavorting with girlfriend Ruth Whittaker and living under an alias. He has grown tired of this life and wants to return home but someone cuts short his return by sticking a letter opener in his back. Ruth is then charged with the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Playboy Pugilist
      The Case of the Playboy Pugilist
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/11/62
      8.1
      Boxing trainer Jimmy West thinks he's finally found a championship contender in Davey Carroll. Unfortunately, Davey has a hard time keeping it in his pants and his tangled love life leads to Jimmy being charged with murder.
    • The Case of the Captain's Coins
      The Case of the Captain's Coins
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      1/13/62
      8.1
      Historian Phillip Andrews tries to make a case that his fiancee, Evelyn Faraday, is entitled to a share of a shipping company fortune. Phillip then finds himself accused of murdering the company's top man.
    • The Case of the Frantic Flyer
      The Case of the Frantic Flyer
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      1/9/60
      8.1
      A double cross, a double murder, a plane crash, missing money, and yet another innocent widow charged with crimes she didn't commit are the elements of this case.
    • The Case of the Crying Comedian
      The Case of the Crying Comedian
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/14/61
      8.1
      Comic Charlie Hatch learns that the woman he loved and lost, Anne Gilrain, has escaped from a sanitarium to which she was forced to commit herself by her husband, Tom. When Tom Gilrain is murdered, Charlie is afraid that Anne did the deed and sets himself up as a likely suspect to protect her. Perry arrives on the scene to try and free Charlie from his abysmal stupidity.moreless
    • The Case of the Careless Kidnapper
      The Case of the Careless Kidnapper
      Season 7 - Episode 27
      4/30/64
      8.1
      A kidnapping hoax leads to murder when the ransom note gets into the wrong hands.
    • The Case of the All-Star Assassin
      The Case of the All-Star Assassin
      Season 11 - Episode 3
      11/19/89
      8.1
      A pro hockey player is charged with murdering the owner of his former team who had reneged on a promise to take care of the player in case of injury.
    • The Case of the Dead Ringer
      The Case of the Dead Ringer
      Season 9 - Episode 26
      4/17/66
      8.1
      Perry loses a case at the beginning of this episode. Actually, it's a civil case involving a patent dispute and he lost because the opposition led the jury to believe that Perry paid a witness to change his testimony. How did this happen? A merchant seaman named Grimes was paid to impersonate Perry and passed an envelope to a key witness. Grimes, it seems, is a dead ringer for Mason. The civil case soon turns into a criminal one when the winning party in the patent dispute is murdered.moreless
    • The Case of the Jealous Journalist
      9/2/61
      8.1
      The drowning death of a newspaper executive during a fishing trip sets off all kinds of repercussions at the newspaper itself. Including murder.
    • The Case of the Dodging Domino
      The Case of the Dodging Domino
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      11/1/62
      8.0
      Phil Schuyler is a two bit songwriter who comes to a bad end on Halloween night. Someone enters his bungalow while Phil is taking a bath and tosses an electric heater into his tub thus turning him into a crispy critter. Damian White, husband of a famous musical comedy star, was seen entering the bungalow around the approximate time of the murder by an eyewitness. But what about all the trick or treaters?moreless
    • The Case of the Impatient Partner
      The Case of the Impatient Partner
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/16/61
      8.0
      Paint manufacturer Amory Fallon suspects that his partner Ned Thompson is behind a mysterious fire and explosion. Fallon eventually finds himself charged with the murder of his partner.
    • The Case of the Fickle Filly
      The Case of the Fickle Filly
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      12/13/62
      8.0
      When Jennifer is alone after her father's heart attack, her only friend is her filly Tiger Lily. She's penniless until a present from her late father is dropped in her lap, but it turns out that the present is worthless, although Brad Shelby did pay $50,000 in order to capitalize on it.moreless
    • The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal
      The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal
      Season 11 - Episode 15
      2/19/93
      8.0
      A cosmetics queen announces she's discovered an anti-aging formula. After a robbery attempt, she takes the formula to her home safe. Then she's found murdered and the formula is stolen. Her husband is charged with the crime and it's Perry and Company to the rescue once more.
    • The Case of the Gambling Lady
      The Case of the Gambling Lady
      Season 8 - Episode 26
      4/8/65
      8.0
      Pete Warren's estranged wife, Myrna, is killing time in Reno waiting for their divorce to go through. When Myrna gets involved in a counterfeit gambling chip scam, Pete makes the mistake of lying to protect her. Then, when Myrna buys the farm, the police blame Pete whom they theorize manufactured the phony chips at his novelty company.moreless
    • The Case of the Elusive Element
      The Case of the Elusive Element
      Season 6 - Episode 24
      4/11/63
      8.0
      A promoter's plan to frame his wife and business partner for embezzlement fails, but they're arrested anyway for his murder.
    • The Case of the Musical Murder
      The Case of the Musical Murder
      Season 11 - Episode 2
      4/9/89
      8.0
      A tyrannical theatre director is murdered and an underling whom he'd recently fired is blamed. Perry, who has been hospitalized for surgery, is the defendant's alibi but his testimony gets discredited because he was under the influence of sedatives at the time.
    • The Case of the Desperate Deception
      3/11/90
      8.0
      Perry and Company travel to France to defend the son of an old friend who is accused of murdering a former SS officer. A missing witness holds the key to the case.
    • The Case of the Silenced Singer
      The Case of the Silenced Singer
      Season 11 - Episode 6
      5/20/90
      8.0
      Once again there's a hired killer on the premises as Perry defends the husband of a famous pop singer who was killed soon after the two had a huge argument.
    • The Case of the Lethal Lesson
      The Case of the Lethal Lesson
      Season 11 - Episode 1
      2/12/89
      8.0
      Ken Malansky becomes a regular character on the series and he's in a heap of trouble. While taking a law school class being taught by Perry, a friend informs Ken that his sweetheart was assaulted by a fellow student. Ken impulsively rushes to confront the fellow student in the law school's mock courtroom only to find him stabbed to death. What's even worse is that the murder weapon is Ken's very own knife.moreless
    • The Case of the Glass Coffin
      The Case of the Glass Coffin
      Season 11 - Episode 10
      5/13/91
      8.0
      Assistant Kate Ford tells world-famous magician David Katz that she's pregnant with his child on the date he's supposed to put on a benefit show for charity. At the show a trick goes wrong and nasty Katie assumes room temperature. The magician is blamed and ends up on trial.
    • The Case of the Fatal Framing
      The Case of the Fatal Framing
      Season 11 - Episode 12
      3/1/92
      8.0
      A famous painter fakes his death in order to drive up the value of his paintings, but turns up dead for real.
    • The Case of the Lost Last Act
      The Case of the Lost Last Act
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      3/21/59
      8.0
      Playwright Ernest Royce is found shot to death in the same manner as a character in one of his unproduced plays. The play dealt with characters very close to real people and the real life murder of a New York underworld figure years before. Perry's client, Frank Brooks, is charged with Royce's murder and Perry must find the missing final act of the play in order to clear Brooks.moreless
    • The Case of the Gallant Grafter
      The Case of the Gallant Grafter
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      2/6/60
      8.0
      Corporate intrigue is the backdrop of this episode when embezzling accountant Robert Doniger is murdered and Edward Nelson is charged with his murder.
    • The Case of the Betrayed Bride
      The Case of the Betrayed Bride
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      10/22/64
      8.0
      A recently widowed women becomes tangled in a web of suspicion when she hastily remarries a fortune hunting Frenchman. When the Frenchman's former bride comes searching for him he ends up shot dead in the swimming pool.
    • The Case of the Mischievous Doll
      The Case of the Mischievous Doll
      Season 8 - Episode 30
      5/13/65
      7.9
      Perry is paid a visit by a Dorrie Ambler who wants him to verify her identity. Shady private eye Phil Arthur has been paying her to frequent certain places around town and Dorrie thinks it's because she bears a strong resemblance to madcap heiress Minerva Minden. After some digging, Perry finds out that Minerva might have been involved in a hit-and-run accident and it appears as though Dorrie is being used to prove that. Then the private eye gets killed and Perry discovers the truth about Dorrie Ambler. She and Minerva are one and the same. But who was the woman who got burned beyond recognition in the car accident who was believed to be Dorrie Ambler?moreless
    • The Case of the Prodigal Parent
      The Case of the Prodigal Parent
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      6/7/58
      7.9
      Lorraine Stevens is fighting off the advances of the owner of the import-export company where she works, Philip Larkin. Later that evening she is asked to pick up something at the Alcorn Jewelers store. The owner is unaware of what she is to pick up and suggests she make a phonecall to find out. She calls Philip Larkin and while the phone rings we see Philip Larkin dead in his home. Standing over him is Joseph Harrison who wipes off his fingerprints from the telephone and leaves. When his fingerprints are found on the gun case of the murder weapon he is accused of the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Lost Love
      The Case of the Lost Love
      Season 10 - Episode 4
      2/23/87
      7.9
      Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge. This one is a real hornet's nest and the truth of the matter could be devastating to Perry.
    • A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives
      12/17/93
      7.9
      In this TV movie, a famous fashion photographer with four ex-wives (all famous fashion models) gets offed. When the current wife is charged, Perry is nowhere to be found so singing attorney and wannabe opera star Anthony Caruso must clear the woman's good name with a little help from series regulars Della Street and Ken Malansky.moreless
    • The Case of the Drowning Duck
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/12/57
      7.9

      Donald Briggs is an unscrupulous private investigator hired by Clyde Waters to uncover information about Marv Adams, his daughter's fiance. Briggs learned that Marv Adams' father was Ben Devereaux who was convicted of murder 18 years ago. Donald Briggs is trying to blackmail Clyde Waters and Martha Norris in return for keeping silent about certain facts regarding the Devereaux case. The next evening Donald Briggs is found dead in his motel room and Marv Adams is accused of the murder because he had a fight with Donald Briggs the previous morning.

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    • The Case of the Lover's Gamble
      The Case of the Lover's Gamble
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      2/18/65
      7.8
      A woman turns to Mason when she becomes convinced that her boss is planning to murder his invalid wife.
    • The Case of the Avenging Ace
      The Case of the Avenging Ace
      Season 10 - Episode 8
      2/28/88
      7.8
      An Air Force officer is convicted of murder. Perry, who is one of his appeal lawyers, finds a new witness for the defense but then this witness is murdered before he can give evidence. Paul, as usual, does the legwork while Perry handles things in the courtroom.
    • The Case of the Shooting Star
      The Case of the Shooting Star
      Season 10 - Episode 3
      11/9/86
      7.8
      An actor/director shoots one of his friends in cold blood in live television, but is very surprised when the friend dies, since he thought that the gun was loaded with blanks. But there is a witness who watched the gun constantly, so there can be no tampering. Or... can there? Meanwhile, Paul has to fend off a female reporter who seems to follow him everywhere.moreless
    • The Case of the Fan-Dancer's Horse
      The Case of the Fan-Dancer's Horse
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      12/28/57
      7.8
      Perry and Della witness an automobile accident which leads Perry to defend an exotic dancer charged with murder.
    • The Case of the Reckless Rockhound
      The Case of the Reckless Rockhound
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      11/26/64
      7.8
      Reba Burgess's control of her late husband's mining company is threatened when a man turns up with a partnership agreement -signed by Burgess before he died. Then Reba is charged with murder when the man turns up dead.
    • The Case of the Fanciful Frail
      The Case of the Fanciful Frail
      Season 9 - Episode 24
      3/27/66
      7.8

      Things keep going from bad to worse for poor Ethel Andrews. First she's left at the altar by her fiancee, Bruce Strickland, who also let's her take the blame for a $50,000 securities theft since her signature was on the transfer authorization. Ethel decides to leave town but nearly has an accident with a car driven by Peggy Sutton. Peggy, it seems, is on the run from a hired killer. Ethel foolishly agrees to swap identities with Peggy but then Peggy perishes in a car accident. Ethel then finds $50,000 in the trunk of Peggy's car and makes the mistake of informing Bruce Strickland who turns up murdered. Perry sends Paul Drake up to Lake Tahoe to find out about Peggy Sutton, but it might be too late because the noose is getting pretty tight around poor Ethel's neck.

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    • 9/28/57
      7.8
      Peter Cole is caught one night sleepwalking with a letter opener and standing over his wife's bed. His wife Doris is afraid and decides the next day to file for divorce. Exactly one year later, when the divorce is to be finalized, Frank Maddox, Peter's business partner, meets with Doris Cole. Together they arrange to force Peter Cole to pay Frank Maddox $500K to buy his share of the business or Doris will stop the divorce that Peter wants. That night Frank Maddox spends the night at Peter Cole's house and exchanges bedrooms with Phillip Kendall, Peter's stepbrother. The next morning Phillip Kendall is found dead in bed and Peter Cole is accused of murder due to his known sleepwalking.moreless
    • The Case of the Nervous Neighbor
      The Case of the Nervous Neighbor
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      2/13/64
      7.8
      Mason's client: an amnesia victim on trial for the murder of her husband.
    • The Case of the Misguided Model
      The Case of the Misguided Model
      Season 9 - Episode 27
      4/24/66
      7.8

      Perry has all sorts of troubles in this one including a client who takes a shot at him. It starts when prizefighter Duke Maronek gets into a fight with Ed Grover over pretty model, Sharon Carmody. Duke believes he killed Grover with his bare hands. Perry discovers that a vagrant, who stole a wallet from the corpse, has been charged with the crime. He quickly gets the vagrant off the hook only to discover that Duke has disappeared. It is Sharon Carmody, the model who is up for a big assignment, who holds the keys to Duke's whereabouts and what really happened on the night Ed Grover died.

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    • The Case of the Wintry Wife
      The Case of the Wintry Wife
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      2/18/61
      7.8
      Inventor Walter Randall wants a divorce from his cold-blooded wife Laura in order to be with Phyllis Hudson. Laura decides to get back at Walter by blackmailing one of his assistants into building a bomb that will destroy Walter's underwater sounding invention. While checking on the bomb in the warehouse, Laura is discovered by Phyllis and takes advantage of the situation by knocking her rival out. Phyllis manages to survive the explosion but she is later charged with Laura's murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Ruthless Reporter
      The Case of the Ruthless Reporter
      Season 11 - Episode 8
      1/6/91
      7.8
      Nasty TV anchorman Brett Huston is murdered and it seems as though nearly everyone at the TV station where he was employed had a motive. As usual, the wrong person gets charged with the crime, and it's up to Perry, Della, and Ken Malansky to set things straight.
    • The Case of the Defiant Daughter
      The Case of the Defiant Daughter
      Season 11 - Episode 7
      9/30/90
      7.8
      David Benson breaks into a Las Vegas poker party being hosted by Richard Stuart. Benson blames Stuart for the death of his brother and attempts to shoot him but is overpowered and tossed out of the room on his ass. However, Stuart is shot with Benson's gun later that night.
    • The Case of the Fiery Fingers
      The Case of the Fiery Fingers
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      5/3/58
      7.7
      When wealthy Louise Gordon is poisoned to death her nurse is charged with the crime. Perry does some digging and discovers that the first wife of the victim's husband also died of poisoning. Is the husband really the culprit or could it be someone else?
    • The Case of the Long-Legged Models
      The Case of the Long-Legged Models
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      5/17/58
      7.7

      Racketeer George Castle kills Las Vegas hotel owner Glenn Faulkner over a gambling debt and sets his sights on land inherited by Faulkner's daughter, Stephanie. When Castle turns up murdered as well, Stephanie finds herself the number one suspect.

    • The Case of the Murdered Madam
      The Case of the Murdered Madam
      Season 10 - Episode 6
      10/4/87
      7.7
      The woman who hosted a business meeting where a very shady deal was planned turns up dead shortly thereafter. Everything points to her husband, who didn´t know that she used to run a brothel, and who has a violent temper. But his childhood friend, Della Street, comes to his rescue.
    • The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle
      The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/8/62
      7.7
      An unscrupulous uncle, who is in reality the father of his niece, returns home from the sea seeking money from the sale of oil leases on his land. When the uncle is found murdered, his shipmate is charged with the crime.
    • The Case of the Garrulous Go-Between
      3/12/64
      7.7
      A woman goes on trial for murder when a fortuneteller's deadly prediction becomes a reality.
    • The Case of the Jilted Jockey
      The Case of the Jilted Jockey
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/15/58
      7.7
      Jockey Tic Barton is in a mess of trouble. First he's fired when his horse loses a fixed race and then he's charged with murder after confronting Johnny Starr, the man actually responsible for the fix. And, oh yes, Tic's wife was having an affair with the murder victim. It's up to Perry to set things right.moreless
    • The Case of the Sinister Spirit
      The Case of the Sinister Spirit
      Season 10 - Episode 5
      5/24/87
      7.7
      Book publisher Jordan White is having problems with one of his authors, an unbalanced assclown named David Hall. Hall has written a book which not only defames White but also an astrologer, a psychic, and a B-movie actress famous for her work in slasher movies. All four are invited to spend a bizarre evening in a deserted hotel during which Hall is bumped off. Jordan White calls in old friend Perry when he is charged with the killing.moreless
    • The Case of the Sardonic Sergeant
      The Case of the Sardonic Sergeant
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/11/58
      7.7
      Major Frank Lessing, a payroll officer on an Army base, is found murdered and Sgt. Joseph Dexter is charged with the crime. The case hinges on a payroll robbery committed in the Phillippines years before. It seems as though some of the bills from that robbery were turning up on the base.moreless
    • The Case of the Lover's Leap
      The Case of the Lover's Leap
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      4/4/63
      7.7
      Slippery Roy Comstock attempts to swindle his partner, Peter Brent, fake his own suicide, and disappear with his slutty wife. Comstock's plans come a cropper when he's discovered murdered. Peter Brent is accused of the crime and it's Perry to the rescue once again.
    • The Case of the Golden Venom
      The Case of the Golden Venom
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      1/21/65
      7.7
      A woman hires Mason to nullify a clause in her late husband's will that disinherits her if she reopens the investigation into her son's death.
    • The Case of the Decadent Dean
      The Case of the Decadent Dean
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      10/24/63
      7.6
      Perry has to defend the dean of a prep school on charges of murdering a teacher who had been stealing, embezzling, and blackmailing.
    • The Case of the Golden Fraud
      The Case of the Golden Fraud
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/21/59
      7.6
      Richard Vanaman is up for a promotion at his investment firm but is sabotaged and framed for murder.
    • The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel
      11/15/87
      7.6
      Perry files suit against a tabloid paper that runs a story about a love affair between him and Della Street. The unscrupulous editor, Harlan Wade, also has dirt files on several other prominent persons but the one who seemingly dislikes him the most is a reporter whom he recently fired. Wade is soon afterwards found floating in his swimming pool shot to death. The reporter gets charged with his murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Watery Witness
      The Case of the Watery Witness
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      10/10/59
      7.6

      Lorna Thomas is a has-been actress who once gave up her baby for adoption and lived to regret it. George Clark discovers that his wife might be Lorna's long-lost daughter and begins to see dollar signs. The Clarks go to Perry for advice but learn that since Lorna gave up her daughter for adoption she cannot inherit any of her mother's estate. George is devastated over the loss of potential income but he's also under arrest when Lorna is found murdered.

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    • The Case of the Deadly Toy
      The Case of the Deadly Toy
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      5/16/59
      7.6

      Martin Selkirk is a major league cad who wants Claire Allison in the worst way even though she's dating Dirk Benedict. Selkirk has Dirk's jaw broken and begins sending Claire threatening mail. Then Selkirk is murdered in his beach house and Claire is arrested for the crime. Perry takes the case and finds that the evidence points in the direction of Selkirk's five-year-old son. Or does it?

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    • The Case of the Slandered Submarine
      5/14/60
      7.6

      Cmdr. James Page is the Project Officer for the testing of some electronics equipment for the Navy submarine Moray. Cmdr. Jerome Burke is assisting the police in the investigation of the murder of a cafe singer. The police believe an unknown sailor on the Moray may be responsible. Cmdr. Page has found out that his father-in-law, Anthony Beldon, owns Alpha Electronics, the manufacturer of the electronics equipment he is testing. Cmdr. Page feels there could be a conflict of interest. On the day of the testing, Cmdr. Page is found dead in the captain's quarters. Robert Chapman, a sailor, is accused of the murder when he is found to be the husband of the dead cafe singer and his shoes contain pieces of broken glass found at the scene of her murder.

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    • The Case of the Greek Goddess
      The Case of the Greek Goddess
      Season 6 - Episode 25
      4/18/63
      7.6
      Mason is hired by a sculptor charged with murdering the overbearing mother of his model.
    • The Case of the Laughing Lady
      The Case of the Laughing Lady
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      9/12/65
      7.5
      Carla Chaney is caught seemingly red-handed at the scene of the murder of her ex-boyfriend. Perry agrees to take the case pro bono after three other attorneys drop out. Carla's only hope is an unseen woman she claims was also present at the scene. According to Carla, this woman had a sinister laugh.moreless
    • The Case of the Fatal Fortune
      The Case of the Fatal Fortune
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      9/19/65
      7.5
      A fortune teller gives a series of accurate predictions regarding a woman's future. But something goes wrong when she's charged with murdering her new husband.
    • The Case of the Tarnished Trademark
      1/20/62
      7.5

      Axel Norstaad sells his much respected furniture trademark to Martin Somers. However, Somers guts the company assets and churnns out inferior products. When Axel protests, Somers is found murdered and Axel he gets arrested. To complicate things, Axel is in love with Edie Morrow whom he suspects might be the actual killer.

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    • The Case of the Misguided Missile
      The Case of the Misguided Missile
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      5/6/61
      7.5
      Jerry Reynolds, an old war buddy of Perry's, is accused of killing an officer at Vandenburg Air Force Base during the investigation into some mysterious missile crashes.
    • The Case of the Bountiful Beauty
      The Case of the Bountiful Beauty
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      2/6/64
      7.5

      20-year-old Deborah Dearborn has just written a best-selling novel about a cold and calculating woman who bears a strong resemblance to her boyfriend's stepmother. Now Deborah is living at a beach house in Malibu and in the process of selling the rights to her book to a movie producer. Then the stepmother, Stephanie Carew, appears on the scene threatening to sue for libel. Stephanie turns up dead and it initially appears to be an accidental drowning, but the coroner soon confirms that it's murder and Deborah is arrested.

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    • The Case of the Antic Angel
      The Case of the Antic Angel
      Season 7 - Episode 26
      4/16/64
      7.5

      William Sherwood catches glimpses of his wife, who has been dead for five years, and starts drinking again. When she turns up dead a second time, the police arrest him for her murder.

    • The Case of the Prankish Professor
      The Case of the Prankish Professor
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      1/17/63
      7.5
      On trial: the estranged wife of a professor who's written a lurid novel which was a thinly veiled version of the private lives of several persons associated with the college where he taught. Which one offed the nutty prof?
    • The Case of the Witless Witness
      The Case of the Witless Witness
      Season 6 - Episode 28
      5/16/63
      7.5
      A judge is accused of murdering a government witness who planned to expose him as a crook. The question thus becomes--is he a crook?
    • The Case of the Clumsy Clown
      The Case of the Clumsy Clown
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/5/60
      7.5

      A circus clown is charged with the murder of its owner when a real gun is slipped to him during am act.

    • The Case of the Candy Queen
      The Case of the Candy Queen
      Season 9 - Episode 3
      9/26/65
      7.5
      Things aren't going too good for the self-styled candy queen, Claire Armstrong, these days. Boyfriend Mark Chester steals her candy formula in order to pay back his gambling debts and Harry Arnold is blackmailing her. Then there's cousin Wanda. She'd like nothing better than to see Claire convicted when Arnold is murdered so that she can takeover the business.moreless
    • The Case of the Missing Melody
      The Case of the Missing Melody
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      9/30/61
      7.5
      Perry and Della attend the wedding of Polly Courtland to Eddy King. The ceremony is halted at the altar when Polly begins screaming, "No! No!" and hurriedly exits the church. It seems as though Polly had spotted slimy George Sherwin holding an envelope containing photos of her younger sister checking into a Las Vegas hotel with a musician named Bongo White. Sherwin plans to ruin Polly and her family's reputation unless she gives up Eddy for him. Sherwin's plan comes a cropper when he's found shot to death. Eddy King is arrested for the crime.moreless
    • The Case of the Fatal Fashion
      The Case of the Fatal Fashion
      Season 11 - Episode 11
      9/24/91
      7.5
      A very well known editor of a fashion magazine has made her reputation on writing assassin columns about famous people. The editor of another fashion magazine has learned that the next column will be about her, and she tries several times to convince the other one not to publish. Then, the editor is found dead and she becomes the prime suspect. Because she's a close friend, Perry decides to defend her.moreless
    • The Case of the Capering Camera
      The Case of the Capering Camera
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      1/16/64
      7.5
      Mystery clouds Mason's search for the murderer of a photographer who was shot while a model pointed a loaded gun at him but didn't pull the trigger.
    • The Case of the Violent Vest
      The Case of the Violent Vest
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      4/29/61
      7.5
      Advertising executive Herman Albright is in the wrong place at the wrong time wearing the wrong clothes. These mistakes cost poor Herman his life in a case of mistaken identity. Perry is called on to defend the fashion model charged with the crime. It seems as though horny Herman had been hitting on her for quite a while with no success.moreless
    • The Case of the Drifting Dropout
      The Case of the Drifting Dropout
      Season 7 - Episode 28
      5/7/64
      7.5

      Small town junk dealer/mayoral candidate Mort Lynch gives college dropout Barry Davis a job because he was once close friends with Barry's uncle. Barry and Mort's relationship is uneasy and he's soon the number one suspect when someone bashes Mort's skull with a monkey wrench and it's found in Barry's car. Perry enters the case to defend Barry and discovers that the case hinges on a 20-year-old counterfeiting scheme involving Barry's late uncle and a few "prominent" citizens in the town.

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    • The Case of the Bullied Bowler
      The Case of the Bullied Bowler
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      11/5/64
      7.5
      While Perry is away in Europe, attorney Joe Kelly agrees to represent Bill Jarvis, whose bitter ex-mother-in-law is trying to have his bowling alley shut down. Kelly then has to clear Jarvis of a murder rap.
    • The Case of the Lady in the Lake
      The Case of the Lady in the Lake
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      5/15/88
      7.5
      A tennis pro is accused of having murdered his wealthy heiress wife who's body was found floating in a lake. Not helping matters any is the fact that the defendant was seen in the arms of his former girlfriend the day before the murder. Now the old galpal has disappeared and it's up to Paul to track her down and Perry to figure things out in court.moreless
    • The Case of the Singing Skirt
      The Case of the Singing Skirt
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      3/12/60
      7.4
      The Big Barn is a legal gambling casino run by George Anclitas. Things are going well at the Big Barn until George's second banana, Slim Marcus, botches a crooked card game and is exposed for cheating. Slim's girlfriend, Vivan Ennis, is then killed and George plants a gun and marijuana on Betty Roberts, one of the girls who works at the club. Betty knows quite a bit about the shady activities going on at The Big Barn so George decides to feed her to the wolves in order to take the heat off himself. It's then up to Perry to try and extricate Betty from her predicament.moreless
    • The Case of the Pint-Sized Client
      The Case of the Pint-Sized Client
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/4/58
      7.4
      Robbers lift a bundle from the Hargrove Finance Company and Frank Anderson is murdered in the aftermath. Anthony "Pop" Renzi is identified as one of the robbers and charged with both the robbery and the murder. Perry sets out to clear him of both charges.
    • The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom
      The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      6/13/59
      7.4
      Perry returns to his office late one night and finds an attractive woman climbing into his balcony window. She claims to be Virginia Colfax, the secretary of Ed Garvin who has an office next door to Perry's. Ms. Colfax says that she climbed into Perry's office in order to escape from Garvin's hot tempered wife but Perry later learns that Garvin is married to two women. Garvin and second wife Lorrie are sent to Mexico by Perry until he can clear up the matter but when Garvin's first wife, Ethel, is murdered there's an even bigger mess on the scene. And just who in the world is Virginia Colfax, the woman climbing in the window?moreless
    • The Case of the Capricious Corpse
      The Case of the Capricious Corpse
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      10/4/62
      7.4
      Carleton Gage, a major financial supporter of an orphanage, wants to keep it open but lapses into a coma and later assumes room temperature. Gage's assclown nephew, George, wants to close the orphanage and he is being secretly aided by Ernest Demming. Joanne Proctor, Carleton's sister-in-law, wants to keept the orphanage open but her good intentions are complicated by the murder of Demming.moreless
    • The Case of the Heartbroken Bride
      The Case of the Heartbroken Bride
      Season 11 - Episode 14
      10/30/92
      7.4
      Perry is invited to the wedding of the daughter of yet another old friend. An uncle of the bride turns up dead at the wedding, and Perry, Della, and Ken Malansky must investigate.
    • The Case of the Lucky Legs
      The Case of the Lucky Legs
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      12/19/59
      7.4
      Marjorie Cluny wins a contest for best looking legs sponsored by Frank Patton of Stellar Productions. Her prize is a trip to Hollywood and a role in Patton's next picture. Unfortunately, there was fine print in Marjorie's contract and her Hollywood career lasts only two days. Patton is then found stabbed to death with a woodcarving instrument . Marjorie disappears and becomes the leading suspect.moreless
    • The Case of the Shattered Dream
      The Case of the Shattered Dream
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      1/3/59
      7.4
      Sarah Werner asks Perry to find her husband, Hugo Werner, who ran off with her inheritance. Hugo, now using the name Hans Breel, is now working on a gem scam but his scheme backfires when he is murdered and Sarah is charged with the crime.
    • The Case of the Illicit Illusion
      The Case of the Illicit Illusion
      Season 7 - Episode 25
      4/9/64
      7.4
      Mason is hired by a woman who is convinced, after a series of bizarre events, that she's crazy.
    • The Case of the Maligned Mobster
      The Case of the Maligned Mobster
      Season 11 - Episode 9
      2/11/91
      7.4
      This time Perry takes on a mobster client who's been wrongfully accused of murdering his wife.
    • The Case of the Paper Bullets
      The Case of the Paper Bullets
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      10/1/64
      7.4
      Mason is caught in the middle when a romance develops between two members of rival political families. Things get worse when the Romeo of the piece is found murdered.
    • The Case of the Latent Lover
      The Case of the Latent Lover
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      12/3/64
      7.4
      Investment broker Eric Pollard tops off a series of peculiar actions by commandeering a taxi to rob a bank. He is arrested but given probation for his actions. Pollard's strange behavior continues when he insists that his probation officer is having an affair with his wife, Sybil. When Sybil Pollard later turns up murdered the probation officer is charged with the crime.moreless
    • The Case of the Positive Negative
      The Case of the Positive Negative
      Season 9 - Episode 28
      5/1/66
      7.3
      Retired general Roger Brandon is set to head an anti-crime commission to investigate racketeering in a notoriously corrupt town. Rackets boss George Emory claims to have compromising photos of Brandon's young wife, Laura. Emory threatens to launch a smear campaign against Laura unless Brandon refuses the assignment. Brandon calls Emory's bluff and accepts the assignment but then Emory turns up murdered. Guess who gets charged with the crime?moreless
    • The Case of the Festive Felon
      The Case of the Festive Felon
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      11/28/63
      7.3
      Wealthy but dying Bebe Brent gives the bulk of her estate to her loyal nurse. Needless to say, this act angers the remainder of the Brent clan and leads to a murder.
    • The Case of the Malicious Mariner
      The Case of the Malicious Mariner
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/7/61
      7.3
      During a terrible storm at sea, First Officer Jerry Griffin dumps a million dollars worth of goods into the sea in order to lessen the chances of his cargo freighter sinking. Once on shore, Jerry is hauled before a maritime court which holds him responsible for the loss of the cargo. Captain Bancroft's testimony can clear Jerry but he is murdered before he can give it. Now Jerry stands accused of that crime too. Perry and Paul try to set things right once again.moreless
    • The Case of the Married Moonlighter
      11/8/58
      7.3
      A moonlighting school teacher is charged with the murder of a male acquaintance he had taken home after the acquaintance had earlier raised a disturbance at his night job at a cafe.
    • The Case of the Bouncing Boomerang
      The Case of the Bouncing Boomerang
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      12/12/63
      7.3
      Grover Johnson manages somehow to talk his much younger bride Eula into living with him on a barren spread of ranch land. Needless to say, Eula hates it and can't wait to sell the property. Along comes wealthy Texas Nelson Barcliff who's ready, willing, and able to purchase the property. But is this big Texan really who he appears to be? Or is it just an elaborate real estate swindle cooked up by Eula? Either way, both Eula and Barcliff end up dead and Grover finds himself charged with Eula's murder.moreless
    • A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor
      Perry is absent but Wild Bill McKenzie is on the case once again as he defends the daughter of a disgraced politician who is accused of murdering the Governor of the state whom she blamed for her father's suicide.
    • The Case of the Nautical Knot
      The Case of the Nautical Knot
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      10/29/64
      7.3
      Mason is summoned when Harvey Scott's efforts to retain temporary control of the family mining company lead to murder.
    • The Case of the Reluctant Model
      The Case of the Reluctant Model
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      10/31/63
      7.2
      Crude but wealthy art connisseur Otto Olney throws a party to celebrate his purchasing a painting by famed artist Gauguin. Then a party guest, art expert Colin Durant, says that the painting is actually a fake. Olney then goes to Perry who decides to sue Durant for libel. Durant then claims he never said anything regarding the painting and the only witness, an art student named Maxine Lindsay, confirms his story. Perry then discovers the dead body of Austin Durant, fully clothed, in the shower of Maxine's apartment. Paul Drake then tracks down Maxine but the police are right behind him and they arrest her for murder. Guess who she hires to defend her?moreless
    • The Case of the Angry Astronaut
      The Case of the Angry Astronaut
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      4/7/62
      7.2
      Astronaut Matthew Heller is suspected of killing his old service rival, General Addison Brand, after Brand is put in charge of the astronaut program.
    • The Case of the Traveling Treasure
      11/4/61
      7.2

      Perry and Paul are all set to go deep sea fishing on a boat owned by their friend, Scott Cahill, but when Cahill's regular customer wants the boat for the weekend they have to charter another. Later, Perry gets word that the Coast Guard has boarded Cahill's vessel looking for stolen gold. They found some of the bullion and the corpse of a shady character, Karl McGovern. An autopsy reveals that McGovern was killed with a fatal dose of digitalis. Scott Cahill is charged with murder when the police theorize that he and the dead man were partners in stealing the gold.

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    • A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle
      It's Wild Bill McKenzie to the rescue when the slimy host of a lifestyles television program is murdered and a man he had been blackmailing is wrongfully accused.
    • The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host
      5/21/93
      7.2
      A nasty radio station manager is murdered. All of the talk show hosts working at the station despised him but when the wrong one (the psychologist) gets charged with the crime, you know who appears for the defense.
    • The Case of the Caretaker's Cat
      The Case of the Caretaker's Cat
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      3/7/59
      7.2

      Wealthy Peter Baxter decides to test the loyalty of his heirs. He pretends to change his will cutting them all out and leaving his entire estate to groundskeeper James Hing. Hing is then supposed to burn down Baxter's house and Baxter would substitute a medical cadaver for his own body. If any of the heirs contested the will, they would be disinherited. Hing does as he is instructed and burns down the house, but the body discovered inside is really that of Peter Baxter. Perry tries to sort through this muddled mess and arrive at the truth.

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    • The Case of the Thermal Thief
      The Case of the Thermal Thief
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      1/14/65
      7.2
      Attorney Ken Kramer comes to the aid of an alleged thief accused of stealing a $50,000 necklace. Then, when the thief is found murdered, Kramer defends the socialite accused of the crime.
    • The Case of the Tragic Trophy
      The Case of the Tragic Trophy
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      11/19/64
      7.2
      Kathy James poses as Kathy Anders to get the goods on slimy movie producer Tony Fry who years earlier had ruined the career of her cameraman father. She gets incriminating photos of Fry with a woman named Janice Pennington. Going to Fry's house, Kathy confronts him only to have him slug her one. Then she grabs a trophy to defend herself and whacks him over the head. Perry, however, believes that a second blow actually killed Fry and sets out to prove it.moreless
    • The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands
      The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      1/23/64
      7.1

      A woman asks Perry to cash winning racing tickets for her. When her ex-employer comes forward and insists that the tickets belong to him, he soon turns up dead and Perry's client is arrested for the murder.

    • The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll
      The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      1/24/59
      7.1
      Two troubled women, Millie Crest and Fern Driscoll, switch identities. Millie, posing as Fern, stabs shady private eye Carl Davis in the arm in self-defense. Davis then turns up dead from poisoning of the stab wound to his arm. Millie then gets Perry to help her in return for a 38 cent retainer.moreless
    • The Case of the Fatal Fetish
      The Case of the Fatal Fetish
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      3/4/65
      7.1
      Burger tries to head off trouble when his young assistant falls for an unscrupulous woman but he ends up having to prosecute him for her murder.
    • The Case of the Midnight Howler
      The Case of the Midnight Howler
      Season 9 - Episode 16
      1/16/66
      7.1

      Barney Austin is the king of late-night talk radio in Los Angeles. One night during his on-air rants, Barney gets a note to call his boss, Kevin Steele. While talking to Steele on the air, the audience hears Steele begin arguing with someone and then two shots ring out.

    • The Case of the Tandem Target
      The Case of the Tandem Target
      Season 7 - Episode 29
      5/14/64
      7.1
      Irma Hodge's wealthy step-father, Sumner Hodge, is withholding her inheritance because he dislikes her folksinger boyfriend, Con Bolton. When someone supposedly takes a shot at Sumner, he suggest to the police that Con is to blame. Then another attempt is made on Sumner's life which proves successful. His car goes over a cliff with him behind the wheel and an investigation reveals that the brake line had been severed. Witnesses then claim Con was fooling around with the brakes minutes before the crash and he's charged with murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Glittering Goldfish
      1/17/59
      7.1
      An inventor of a cure for sick fish is charged with the murder of the purchaser of a pet fish store.
    • The Case of the Bluffing Blast
      The Case of the Bluffing Blast
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      1/10/63
      7.1
      A young girl searching for the father she has never seen seeks Mason's help when she's charged with murder.
    • The Case of the Murderous Mermaid
      The Case of the Murderous Mermaid
      Season 8 - Episode 23
      3/18/65
      7.0

      Former swimming champion Victoria Dawn is now overweight, out of shape, and the owner of a chain of failing health spas. Desperate to regain some of her former glory she hires young actress Regina "Reggie" Lambert to impersonate her in a swim across the Catalina Channel to Los Angeles. Reggie runs into trouble along the way in her swim but is rescued by boat captain Charlie Shaw. Later that night, Victoria is discovered murdered, having been planning to abscond with her company's finances, and Reggie gets charged with the murder.

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    • The Case of the Wooden Nickels
      The Case of the Wooden Nickels
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      12/10/64
      7.0
      Paul Drake gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to act as courier in the sale of a rare Confederate coin. Murder, as usual, soon rears its ugly head.
    • The Case of the Bartered Bikini
      The Case of the Bartered Bikini
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      12/5/59
      7.0
      Wally Dunbar seeks Perry's help in securing ownership of his new summer line of swimwear but the sketches are stolen and worse yet, chief designer Rick Stassi is murdered. Wally's girlfriend, Kitty Wynne, who was being blackmailed by Stassi goes to trial for his murder.
    • The Case of the Final Fadeout
      The Case of the Final Fadeout
      Season 9 - Episode 30
      5/22/66
      7.0

      A nasty actor with a lot of enemies is murdered. Perry gets his accused killer off the hook but then he turns up dead and an aging, eccentric actress is blamed for that one. Are there two murderers on the loose or are both the work of one person?

    • The Case of the Garrulous Gambler
      The Case of the Garrulous Gambler
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/17/59
      7.0

      Larry Benton is a hard luck guy. He gets in an argument in a poker game and Mike Granger is shot with his own gun. Then his "friends" inform him that Granger is dead. Unknown to Larry, the entire scenario is a scam to shake him down for money. Larry forges his brother's check for $5,000.00 but ring leader Johnny Clay tries to bleed him for an additional twenty grand. Johnny's greed proves to be his undoing as he ends up dead himself. Steve Benton tries to cover up Larry's involvement and ends up being charged with Clay's murder. Perry then tries to track down Mike Granger, the man Larry supposedly killed, in order to get to the bottom ot things.

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    • The Case of the Fancy Figures
      The Case of the Fancy Figures
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/13/58
      6.9
      Martin Ellis is sent to jail for stealing the sum of $300,000.00. Ellis is later exonerated thanks to evidence discovered by his wife and the real thief, Charles Brewster, is arrested for the theft. Brewster manages to get out of jail on bail but later turns up dead. Ellis is charged with the killing.moreless
    • The Case of the Blonde Bonanza
      The Case of the Blonde Bonanza
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      12/17/64
      6.9
      Della's country cousin, seeking a career in Hollywood as a model, fails to read the fine print when she signs a contract that calls for her to gain weight. She also ends up charged with murder.
    • The Case of the Calendar Girl
      The Case of the Calendar Girl
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      4/18/59
      6.9
      A building contractor is charged with the murder of a wealthy political Mr.fix-it.
    • The Case of the Tell-Tale Tap
      The Case of the Tell-Tale Tap
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      2/4/65
      6.9
      Balancing private investigation with legal gymnastics, Mason tries to iron out a case of embezzlement and murder.
    • The Case of the Spanish Cross
      The Case of the Spanish Cross
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      5/30/59
      6.9
      Young Jimmy Morrow can't seem to catch a break. Already on probation for car theft he's charged with stealing a valuable Spanish cross and killing its owner. Perry feels sorry for the kid and decides to take the case.
    • The Case of the Missing Button
      The Case of the Missing Button
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      9/24/64
      6.8
      A man's campaign to prove his estranged wife an unfit mother is interrupted when he's arrested for the murder of her boyfriend.
    • The Case of the Bashful Burro
      The Case of the Bashful Burro
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      3/26/60
      6.8
      Perry arrives in the gold mining town of Placer City looking for an old prospector to subpoena for testimony. He then get involved in a murder case when one of the participants in a barroom fight is found killed and the other is accused of the crime.
    • The Case of the Golfer's Gambit
      The Case of the Golfer's Gambit
      Season 9 - Episode 18
      1/30/66
      6.8

      Chick Farley is a low-rent, semi-talented golf pro at an exclusive country club. He now mooches off his wife's money and occasionally blackmails members of the country club in order to keep his position. One night, ole Chick discovers that someone has been stealing from the pro shop. He calls club member Hamilton Burger at his home to inform him of the theft. While on the phone, somebody takes a sand wedge and bashes in Chick's skull. Chick is no great loss to humanity but, as usual, the wrong man is charged with the crime.

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    • The Case of the Bogus Buccaneers
      The Case of the Bogus Buccaneers
      Season 9 - Episode 15
      1/9/66
      6.8
      Aspiring actor Tony Polk lands a job on a popular TV program. Part of his job consists of dressing up in a buccaneer costume and delivering free gifts to viewers at their homes. Another actor and Tony trade lists and before too long he's up the creek. One of the women on the list is murdered with a buccaneer's hook, the one belonging to Tony, and a neighbor swears that Tony fought with the woman.moreless
    • The Case of the Hasty Honeymooner
      The Case of the Hasty Honeymooner
      Season 9 - Episode 7
      10/24/65
      6.8

      An old Army buddy of restauranteur Terrence Clay, Lucas Tolliver, arrives in California from Oklahoma to meet the woman he was matched up with by a computer dating service. The woman, Miliicent Barton, is supposedly a rich widow. Lucas has money too having inherited it from his previous wife who died under mysterious circumstances. This doesn't prevent Millie from marrying Lucas but she dies at a party after drinking poisoned lemonade supposedly provided to her by Lucas.

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    • The Case of the Wary Wildcatter
      The Case of the Wary Wildcatter
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      2/20/60
      6.7

      Charles Houston cleverly get away with killing his wife by making it look like she died in a car accident. Then a wildlife photographer shows up with the murder on film and Charles discovers that his sister-in-law has squandered all the profits from his oil well. The situation then goes from bad to worse when the sister-in-law is found locked in a room with Houston's corpse.

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    • The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker
      The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/1/60
      6.7
      Jim Ferris is having an affair with his uncle's bored young wife. They concoct a scheme to finagle $80,000.00 from the uncle by faking a kidnapping. Things go horribly wrong when secretary Betty Wilkins, acting as a go-between, is charged with the murder of Jim Ferris.
    • The Case of the Unwelcome Well
      The Case of the Unwelcome Well
      Season 9 - Episode 25
      4/3/66
      6.7

      Nasty oilman Jerome Klee is shot to death and there's no shortage of suspects. Perry's client is Klee's foreman, who tried to change his boss's mind about backing out on a drilling contract on a low-income family's land.

    • The Case of the Frustrated Folksinger
      1/7/65
      6.6
      Uninterested in her recently inherited fortune, aspring singer and heiress Amy Jo Jennings is easy prey for a slimy agent seeking financial backing for his latest project. He agrees to see to it that she gets the lead role in a touring musical comedy provided that she puts up $50,000.00. The agent actually plans to abscond with Amy Jo's money but before he can make tracks he's found dead after a party. Poor ole Amy Jo is charged with the death.moreless
    • The Case of the Wrathful Wraith
      The Case of the Wrathful Wraith
      Season 9 - Episode 9
      11/7/65
      6.6
      Louise Self must have broken a mirror. She has to stand trial for murdering her husband, Jamison, twice. Perry gets her off the hook the first time because the body was never found. Guess what? Jamison Self only faked his death and is still alive. When he ends up dead a second time it's deja vu all over again for poor Louise and Perry gears up for the second round.moreless
    • The Case of the Howling Dog
      The Case of the Howling Dog
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      4/11/59
      6.6
      Evelyn Forbes escapes from a mental institution only to be charged with murder. The key to the case is a dog that continues to howl no matter what.
    • The Case of the Impetuous Imp
      The Case of the Impetuous Imp
      Season 9 - Episode 5
      10/10/65
      6.6
      Perry rescues Diana Carter from the ocean in his boat and then must rescue her twice more in the courtroom. Once for jewel theft and once for murder.
    • The Case of the Silent Six
      The Case of the Silent Six
      Season 9 - Episode 11
      11/21/65
      6.5
      Police Sgt. Dave Wolfe warns Joe Oliver to stay away from his kid sister, Susan. Now Susan's been beaten up in her apartment, Oliver has been shot to death, and Dave is being charged with murder. Dave's story is that someone knocked him out and used his gun on Oliver. When Perry investigates the circumstances surrounding that night he discovers that six people in the building heard Susan's cries but did nothing to help her and that it was not Joe Oliver who beat her up. The wrong man was killed.moreless
    • The Case of the Cheating Chancellor
      10/3/65
      6.5
      Perry returns to his college alma mater to receive an award but there's no rest for the weary when he's called upon to defend Van Fowler for the murder of a professor.
    • The Case of the Sad Sicilian
      The Case of the Sad Sicilian
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      3/11/65
      6.4
      Paulo Porro is a charming young man from Sicily with a clever scam for ingratiating himself with Italian-American families. But when he tries his charms on Enrico Bacio, Paulo runs into a problem. It seems as though there was bad blood between the Porro and Bacio clans back in Sicily. Bacio even believes that Paolo has come to kill him. When Bacio is later found with a file lodged in his neck, Paolo is blamed for the murder.moreless
    • The Case of the Golden Girls
      The Case of the Golden Girls
      Season 9 - Episode 14
      12/19/65
      6.3
      Victor Montalvo, co-owner of the Golden Bear Club, gives a ride to a sweet young thing named Debbie Conrad who later attempts to blackmail him by threatening to claim he took advantage of her. Debbie is working the scam with her boyfriend, Rick Durbin, and Montalvo decides to pay them off. But before he can make the payment his partner in the club is murdered.moreless
    • The Case of the Vanishing Victim
      The Case of the Vanishing Victim
      Season 9 - Episode 17
      1/23/66
      6.3

      Dr. Stacey Fielding takes off for Salt Lake City on business. When his plane crashes, Veronal poisoning is found in the body. Miriam Fielding is arrested since the last thing the good doctor drank was whiskey from a flash she had given him. Upon further investigation, Miriam is cleared when it's discovered that the man who really perished in the crash was Al Dolby, the plane mechanic. But where is Dr. Fielding and who did the poisoning?

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    • The Case of the Twice-Told Twist
      The Case of the Twice-Told Twist
      Season 9 - Episode 21
      2/27/66
      6.3
      Perry plays Mr. Brownlow to young Lenny Beale who's involved with a gang of teenage car strippers. Lenny wants to quit the gang but when his boss, Bill Sikes, turn up murdered the police theorize that Lenny killed him in revenge for Sikes shooting his girlfriend.
    • The Case of the Wrongful Writ
      The Case of the Wrongful Writ
      Season 8 - Episode 29
      5/6/65
      6.2
      Lawyer Ward Toyama, a friend of Perry's, gets caught up in an illegal gunrunning operation and murder on the high seas after being contacted by a man claiming to be an intelligence agent. It's up to Perry to clear his friend's name when he's accused of murder.
    • The Case of the Fugitive Fraulein
      The Case of the Fugitive Fraulein
      Season 9 - Episode 12
      11/28/65
      6.2

      In this change-of-pace episode, Perry and Della travel behind the Iron Curtain and get involved in a murder case which ends up being tried in an East German court.

    • The Case of the Baffling Bug
      The Case of the Baffling Bug
      Season 9 - Episode 13
      12/12/65
      6.2
      Tryon Laboratories hires the Drake Detective Agency to protect their latest formulas. In spite of Paul's best efforts, there is a leak in security and some top-secret information is stolen. One night, Leigh, an undercover agent working for Dr. Scranton, the head of the company, calls to say he knows the identity of the spy. Scranton and Paul rush to the laboratory only to find Leigh dead, floating in a vat of water.moreless
    • The Case of the Avenging Angel
      The Case of the Avenging Angel
      Season 9 - Episode 22
      3/13/66
      6.1

      Perry must defend a goofy, untalented British kid whom someone thinks has the talent to be a pop singer but clearly doesn't. Then someone bumps off a shady promoter and the would-be pop idol gets blamed.

    • The Case of the Scandalous Sculptor
      10/8/64
      6.1
      Mona Harvey is the principal stockholder in a publishing company run by her uncle, Everett, and the wife of an eccentric sculptor named Hannibal Harvey who is being blackmailed. Unable to get at any money due to Mona's absence, Hannibal has ditzy model Bonnie Dunbar write a blackmail note to Mona's uncle. Everett gets the money out of petty cash and sends it to Bonnie. In the meantime, Mona returns, finds Bonnie's blackmail note, and decides to pay the model a visit. So does Hannibal. Without seeing each other, husband and wife both discover Bonnie's dead body. Mona gets arrested for the murder but she fears that Hannibal might be the real killer.moreless
    • The Case of the Carefree Coronary
      The Case of the Carefree Coronary
      Season 9 - Episode 6
      10/17/65
      5.9
      The Safeline Insurance Company notices an increase in heart attacks among their policy holders. The company suspects fraud and hires Perry and Paul to investigate. When Paul goes undercover as a construction worker, he almost doesn't survive the assignment.
    • The Case of the Runaway Racer
      The Case of the Runaway Racer
      Season 9 - Episode 10
      11/14/65
      5.6
      Test driver Pete Griston cracks up one of ace car builder Pappy Ryan's vehicles. Pappy accuses Havey Rettig of tampering with the car and files charges against Rettig and Griston. Then Rettig is killed and Griston is found standing groggily over the body.
    • The Case of the Scarlet Scandal
      The Case of the Scarlet Scandal
      Season 9 - Episode 20
      2/20/66
      5.6
      Another fishing trip goes awry for Perry when he's drawn into the murder of a woman who was killed while delivering a blackmail payment.
    • The Case of a Place Called Midnight
      11/12/64
      5.6
      In an offbeat case, Mason becomes involved in international intrigue when he travels to Switzerland to meet a friend's future daughter-in-law.
    • The Case of the Tsarina's Tiara
      The Case of the Tsarina's Tiara
      Season 9 - Episode 23
      3/20/66
      5.4
      Imagine Gerard Van Ness's surprise when a long-lost tiara worth a fortune turns up in his hands. Imagine Perry and Della's surpise when the body of a jewel thief turns up in a trunk delivered to their building. Needless to say, Van Ness gets blamed for the death and it's up to Perry and company to save the day.moreless
    • The Case of the Fifty-Millionth Frenchman
      2/20/64
      5.3

      A Frenchman, Philippe Bertain, is giving money to an old lady love from his hometown, unaware that she's sharing the cash with her husband. When her husband turns up murdered, Philippe is charged with the crime.

    • The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise
      The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise
      Season 9 - Episode 19
      2/13/66
      5.3

      An art dealer and his girlfriend are arrested for a two murders related to a series of hijacks. Paul goes undercover to ferret out the hijacking ring and Perry finds himself staring down the barrel of a gun pointed by a killer even he never considered.

    • The Case of the 12th Wildcat
      The Case of the 12th Wildcat
      Season 9 - Episode 8
      10/31/65
      5.1

      Burt Payne is a notalent hack who coaches and owns 10% of a professional football team. His rich wife, Ellen, owns the remainder. Knowing that he's washed up and needing some quick cash, Burt tries to sell his share of the team to a group of investors and even gets a down payment from them. Ellen, however, is opposed to the deal. Then, after she meets with one of the potential buyers aboard a train, Burt is apparently killed in an explosion.

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