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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The Case of the Moth-Eat... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Perry Mason Episodes
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The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink

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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Dec 14 1957

Season: Perry Mason - Season 1

Episode Number: 13

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The Case of the Terrifie... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Perry Mason Episodes
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The Case of the Terrified Typist

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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Jun 21 1958

Season: Perry Mason - Season 1

Episode Number: 38

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The Case of the Shapely ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Perry Mason Episodes
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The Case of the Shapely Shadow

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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Jan 06 1962

Season: Perry Mason - Season 5

Episode Number: 16

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The Case of the Lonely H... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Perry Mason Episodes
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The Case of the Lonely Heiress

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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Feb 01 1958

Season: Perry Mason - Season 1

Episode Number: 20

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