Perry Mason: The TV Movies

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After a near twenty-year hiatus following the end of the 1957 show, Raymond Burr would once again pick up the mantle of defense attorney Perry Mason. From 1985 until his death in 1993, Burr made twenty-six made-for-TV movies with both familiar and new faces. MeTV is proud to present the further adventures of Perry Mason!

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Episode Guide

Episode Guide

Season 1
  • Season 1

Ep 1: Perry Mason Returns

When his former secretary is accused of a murder, Perry Mason gives up a judgeship to defend her.

Ep 2: Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun

A priest is murdered and the suspect is a nun. And it's been rumored that the two of them are having an affair.

Ep 3: Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star

An actor rigs a fake on-air shooting with the connivance of his friend, the show's host, but the practical joke goes horribly wrong when the gun, which he'd loaded with blanks, turns out to contain a live round.

Ep 4: Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love

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.

Ep 5: Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit

Perry Mason takes the case of a publisher implicated in the strange murder of a horror novelist.

Ep 6: Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam

Perry Mason begins representing a friend of Della's after he is accused of murdering an old madam who is also his wife. As the intrepid attorney investigates, he soon exposes a multi-million dollar banking fraud.

Ep 7: Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel

Perry Mason assists a tabloid reporter accused of murdering her publisher.

Ep 8: Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace

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.

Ep 9: Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake

A tennis player is accused to having killed his wife, a rich heiress. The facts are against him as he was seen in the arms of his former girlfriend in the night before the murder. This is a case for Perry Mason.

Ep 10: Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson

Perry Mason has a conflict with an old friend after he begins representing the law student who is the prime suspect in the murder of his friend's son.

Ep 11: Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder

Perry Mason and his assistant help a stage manager who is the prime suspect in the murder of the director who recently fired him.

Ep 12: Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin

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.

Ep 13: Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen

Perry Mason begins representing an author who is accused of killing her conniving ex-husband at a mystery writers convention.

Ep 14: Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception

In this episode Perry Mason has to defend the son of an old friend of his who is accused to have killed an ex-officer of the Nazi-SS.

Ep 15: Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer

Perry Mason represents a former student who is accused of murdering a singing star.

Ep 16: Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter

A young woman from Las Vegas wants that Perry Mason defends her father who is accused to having killed a man blackmailing him.

Ep 17: Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter

Perry Mason takes the case for a TV reporter falsely accused of killing the station's ego-maniacal anchorman.

Ep 18: Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster

Perry Mason must reevaluate his legal principles when an old buddy asks him to represent the gangster suspected of murdering his wife.

Ep 19: Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin

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.

Ep 20: Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion

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.

Ep 21: Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing

A painter fakes his death in order to gain some additional money because his works would reevaluate with his death. But unfortunately he is being killed a few hours after having "returned to life."

Ep 22: Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo

When an obsessed talk host is murdered, actress Amy Steel is accused of murder. Perry Mason sets about to prove her innocence.

Ep 23: Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride

Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But after the ceremony the uncle of the bride is dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry Mason.

Ep 24: Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin Deep Scandal

The murder of a cosmetics company tycoon leads lawyer Perry Mason into a strange case involving a new anti-aging concoction.

Ep 25: Perry Mason: The Case of the Tell-Tale Talk Show Host

Legal eagle Perry Mason defends a radio psychologist from charges of killing his employer.

Ep 26: Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss

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.