The cases of master criminal defense attorney Perry Mason and his staff who handled the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.
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Season 1CBS | CBS All Access
S01 E01Sep 21, 1957
The Case of the Restless Redhead Sep 21, 1957 This, the First episode of ""Perry Mason,"" was a real cliff-hanger. 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.
S01 E02Sep 28, 1957
The Case of the Sleepwalker's Niece Sep 28, 1957 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.
S01 E03Oct 5, 1957
The Case of the Nervous Accomplice Oct 5, 1957 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.
S01 E04Oct 12, 1957
The Case of the Drowning Duck Oct 12, 1957 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.
S01 E05Oct 19, 1957
The Case of the Sulky Girl Oct 19, 1957 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.
S01 E06Oct 26, 1957
The Case of the Silent Partner Oct 26, 1957 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.
S01 E07Nov 2, 1957
The Case of the Angry Mourner Nov 2, 1957 Carla Adrian is having trouble fending off amorous neighbor Mark Cushing.When another neighbor hears a shot and a woman's scream saw Carla's Mother Belle Adrian in Mark Cushing's cabin,it's not long before the police discover Mark Cushing and arrest Mrs Belle Adrian.Perry Mason comes to defend Mrs. Belle Adrian.
Season 2CBS All Access
S02 E01Sep 20, 1958
The Case of the Corresponding Corpse Sep 20, 1958 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.
S02 E02Sep 27, 1958
The Case of the Lucky Loser Sep 27, 1958 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.
S02 E03Oct 4, 1958
The Case of the Pint-Sized Client Oct 4, 1958 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.
S02 E04Oct 11, 1958
The Case of the Sardonic Sergeant Oct 11, 1958 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.
S02 E05Oct 18, 1958
The Case of the Curious Bride Oct 18, 1958 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.
S02 E06Nov 1, 1958
The Case of the Buried Clock Nov 1, 1958 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.
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S03 E01Oct 3, 1959
The Case of the Spurious Sister Oct 3, 1959 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?
S03 E02Oct 10, 1959
The Case of the Watery Witness Oct 10, 1959 Lorna Thomas is a has-been actress who once gave up her baby fof 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.
S03 E03Oct 17, 1959
The Case of the Garrulous Gambler Oct 17, 1959 Larry Benton is a hard luck guy. He gets in an argument in a poker game and knocks Mike Granger out cold. 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.Writer: Ge
S03 E04Oct 24, 1959
The Case of the Blushing Pearls Oct 24, 1959 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.
S03 E05Oct 31, 1959
The Case of the Startled Stallion Oct 31, 1959 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.
S03 E06Nov 14, 1959
The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma Nov 14, 1959 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.
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S04 E01Sep 17, 1960
The Case of the Treacherous Toupee Sep 17, 1960 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.
S04 E02Sep 24, 1960
The Case of the Credulous Quarry Sep 24, 1960 Perry defends Richard Hammond who is charged with killing his former girlfriend by running over her with his car.
S04 E03Oct 1, 1960
The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker Oct 1, 1960 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.
S04 E04Oct 8, 1960
The Case of the Singular Double Oct 8, 1960 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.
S04 E05Oct 15, 1960
The Case of the Lavender Lipstick Oct 15, 1960 An heiress to a cosmetics company is charged with the murder of the company's owner.
S04 E06Oct 22, 1960
The Case of the Wandering Widow Oct 22, 1960 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.
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S05 E01Sep 2, 1961
The Case of the Jealous Journalist Sep 2, 1961 The drowning death of a newspaper executive during a fishing trip sets off all kinds of repercussions at the newspaper itself.
S05 E02Sep 16, 1961
The Case of the Impatient Partner Sep 16, 1961 Paint manufacturer Amory Fallon suspects that his partner Ned Thompson is behind a mysterious fire and explosion.
S05 E03Sep 30, 1961
The Case of the Missing Melody Sep 30, 1961 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.
S05 E04Oct 7, 1961
The Case of the Malicious Mariner Oct 7, 1961 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.
S05 E05Oct 14, 1961
The Case of the Crying Comedian Oct 14, 1961 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.
S05 E06Oct 21, 1961
The Case of the Meddling Medium Oct 21, 1961 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.
S06 E01Sep 27, 1962
The Case of the Bogus Books Sep 27, 1962 Perry and the team investigate the murder of an antiquarian bookseller with an interest in forgery.
S06 E02Oct 4, 1962
The Case of the Capricious Corpse Oct 4, 1962 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.
S06 E03Oct 11, 1962
The Case of the Playboy Pugilist Oct 11, 1962 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.
S06 E04Nov 1, 1962
The Case of the Double-Entry Mind Nov 1, 1962 A company bookkeeper's wife is charged with the murder of a female employee who had been blackmailing her.
S06 E05Oct 18, 1962
The Case of the Hateful Hero Oct 18, 1962 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.
S06 E06Oct 25, 1962
The Case of the Dodging Domino Oct 25, 1962 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?
S06 E07Nov 8, 1962
The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle Nov 8, 1962 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.
S07 E01Sep 26, 1963
The Case of the Nebulous Nephew Sep 26, 1963 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.
S07 E02Oct 10, 1963
The Case of the Shifty Shoebox Oct 10, 1963 John Flickenger pulls off a carefully planned robbery without a hitch - until his young nephew finds the gun used in the heist.
S07 E03Oct 17, 1963
The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito Oct 17, 1963 This case has nothing to do with mosquitos but rather a hidden mine that could lead to a fortune. Plus murder.
S07 E04Oct 3, 1963
The Case of the Deadly Verdict Oct 3, 1963 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?
S07 E05Oct 24, 1963
The Case of the Decadent Dean Oct 24, 1963 Perry has to defend the dean of a prep school on charges of murdering a teacher who had been stealing, embezzling, and blackmailing.
S07 E06Oct 31, 1963
The Case of the Reluctant Model Oct 31, 1963 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?
S07 E07Nov 14, 1963
The Case of the Bigamous Spouse Nov 14, 1963 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 awful to good grief for poor Gwynn--she gets arrested for the crime.
S08 E01Sep 24, 1964
The Case of the Missing Button Sep 24, 1964 A man's campaign to prove his estranged wife an unfit mother is interrupted when he's arrested for murder.
S08 E02Oct 1, 1964
The Case of the Paper Bullets Oct 1, 1964 Mason is caught in the middle when a romance develops between two members of rival political families.
S08 E03Oct 8, 1964
The Case of the Scandalous Sculptor Oct 8, 1964 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.
S08 E04Oct 15, 1964
The Case of the Sleepy Slayer Oct 15, 1964 Abner Gordon threatens to press charges if his niece doesn't replace the money she lifted from his safe.
S08 E05Oct 22, 1964
The Case of the Betrayed Bride Oct 22, 1964 A recently widowed women becomes tangled in a web of suspicion when she hastily remarries.
S08 E06Oct 29, 1964
The Case of the Nautical Knot Oct 29, 1964 Mason is summoned when Harvey Scott's efforts to retain temporary control of the family mining company lead to murder.
S08 E07Nov 5, 1964
The Case of the Bullied Bowler Nov 5, 1964 Attorney Joe Kelly agress to represent Bill Jarvis, whose mother-in-law is trying to have his bowling alley shut down.
S09 E01Sep 12, 1965
The Case of the Laughing Lady Sep 12, 1965 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.
S09 E02Sep 19, 1965
The Case of the Fatal Fortune Sep 19, 1965 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.
S09 E03Sep 26, 1965
The Case of the Candy Queen Sep 26, 1965 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.
S09 E04Oct 3, 1965
The Case of the Cheating Chancellor Oct 3, 1965 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.
S09 E05Oct 10, 1965
The Case of the Impetuous Imp Oct 10, 1965 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.
S09 E06Oct 17, 1965
The Case of the Carefree Coronary Oct 17, 1965 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.
S09 E07Oct 24, 1965
The Case of the Hasty Honeymooner Oct 24, 1965 .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. This one is a tough row to hoe for Perry.