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The Best Perry Mason Episodes

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List of the best Perry Mason episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Perry Mason episodes of all time are. Fans of Perry Mason are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List features episodes like The Case of the Misguided Model, The Case of the Sleepwalker's Niece and more! What is the best Perry Mason episode of all time? Look below and find out.



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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Dec 14 1957
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 13
    • Director: Ted Post
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Negligent Nymph
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Baited Hook
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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Jan 06 1962
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 16
    • Director: Christian Nyby
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Roving River
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Captain's Coins
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    A building contractor is charged with the murder of a wealthy political Mr.fix-it.more

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    • Original Airing: Apr 18 1959
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 24
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Howling Dog
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Petulant Partner
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    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.more

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    • Original Airing: Jan 18 1958
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 18
    • Director: László Benedek
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Haunted Husband
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    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.more

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    • Original Airing: May 17 1958
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 33
    • Director: Anton Leader
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Substitute Face
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Gilded Lily
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    The Case of the Bigamous Spouse
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    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, ...more

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    • Original Airing: Nov 14 1963
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 7
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Reluctant Model
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Floating Stones
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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Jun 21 1958
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 38
    • Director: Andrew McLaglen
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Rolling Bones
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    The Case of the Wandering Widow
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    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.more

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    • Original Airing: Oct 22 1960
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Lavender Lipstick
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Clumsy Clown
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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 01 1958
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 20
    • Director: László Benedek
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Haunted Husband
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister
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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Jan 14 1961
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Envious Editor
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Fickle Fortune
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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Nov 19 1960
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Provocative Protᅢテᅡᄅgᅢテᅡᄅ
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Loquacious Liar
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    Mason tries to clear his young, beautiful client after a twisting and wheeling plot of murder, kidnapping, and embezzlement unfolds.more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 24 1962
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 21
    • Director: Francis D. Lyon
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Crippled Cougar
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    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 awful to good grief for poor Arlene.more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 04 1961
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 16
    • Director: Gene Fowler Jr.
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Fickle Fortune
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Wintry Wife
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    Merle Telford is a naive and maladjusted young woman who is about to turn 21 and receive a substantial inheritance. She plans to run away from her guardians and elope with Danny Pierce as soon as she receives her money. Yep, you guessed it already, Danny is a greedy schemer and Merle's supposed friend, ...more

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    • Original Airing: May 26 1962
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 5
    • Episode Number: 30
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Promoter's Pillbox
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    A wealthy woman is confronted by two girls who claim to be the daughters she was forced to abandon 20 years before.more

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    • Original Airing: Dec 20 1962
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 12
    • Director: Jesse Hibbs
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Fickle Filly
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe
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    Professor Lindley is in a pit of trouble when he tries to help a kid dodge a murder rap.more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 07 1963
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 17
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of Constant Doyle
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Two-Faced Turnabout
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    The Case of the Blonde Bonanza
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    A model fails to read the fine print when she signs a curious contract paying her $200 a week to gain weight for an assignment.more

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    • Original Airing: Dec 17 1964
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 8
    • Episode Number: 13
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Wooden Nickels
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Ruinous Road
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    The Case of the Devious Delinquent
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    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 ...more

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    • Original Airing: Dec 05 1963
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 7
    • Episode Number: 10
    • Director: Irving J. Moore
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Festive Felon
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Bouncing Boomerang
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    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.more

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    • Original Airing: May 20 1961
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 4
    • Episode Number: 26
    • Director: Arthur Marks
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Misguided Missile
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather
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    The Case of the Ruinous Road
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    The foundations of a large company are shaken when the chief engineer uncovers evidence of budget tampering.more

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    • Original Airing: Dec 31 1964
    • Season: Perry Mason - Season 8
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Director: Jesse Hibbs
    • Previous Episode: The Case of the Blonde Bonanza
    • Next Episode: The Case of the Frustrated Folk-Singer
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