Worst & Best Perry Mason Episodes





Title: Perry Mason
Genre: Detective
Series: 9
Episodes: 271
First Transmission: 1957-1966

Perry Mason is a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

 

Episode Rankings

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Notes

*The Standard Deviation (SD) of the ratings is a measure of how much spread there is in the numbers. The median represents the middle value of the ratings

The top-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 2.73 standard deviations.

The bottom-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 4.21 standard deviations.

 

Best Episode #75

The Case of Paul Drake’s Dilemma (1959) – Perry Mason has to defend his private investigator Paul Drake against a charge of murder after a pedestrian was hit on the side of the road.

2nd Best Episode #271

The Case of the Final Fade-Out (1966) – Barry Conrad, a major star, then Jason Sidemark his producer are killed giving Perry two clients back to back.

3rd Best Episode #185

The Case of the Deadly Verdict (1963) – Perry Mason loses a case and Janice Barton is convicted of murdering her aunt. He is certain that she is innocent and still investigates to try to find the real killer.

4th Best Episode #182

The Case of the Nebulous Nephew (1963) – Ernest Stone is murdered in a tangled web of deceit.

5th Best Episode #162

The Case of the Weary Watchdog (1962) – Perry must prove his client and his trusted secretary innocent as well.

6th Best Episode #139

The Case of the Shapely Shadow (1962) – Secretary Janice Wainwright is charged with murder when her blackmailed boss is killed.

7th Best Episode #247

The Case of the Carefree Coronary (1965) – An insurance company is near bankruptcy due to excessive claims. Perry investigates.

Worst Episode #233

The Case of the Sad Sicilian (1965) – Italian Paulo Porro is seeing the sites and visits the Bacio family. The elder Bacio is killed and he is charged.

 

 

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 The Case of the Restless Redhead (1957)
#2 The Case of the Sleepwalker’s Niece (1957)
#3 The Case of the Nervous Accomplice (1957)
#4 The Case of the Drowning Duck (1957)
#5 The Case of the Sulky Girl (1957)
#6 The Case of the Silent Partner (1957)
#7 The Case of the Angry Mourner (1957)
#8 The Case of the Crimson Kiss (1957)
#9 The Case of the Vagabond Vixen (1957)
#10 The Case of the Runaway Corpse (1957)
#11 The Case of the Crooked Candle (1957)
#12 The Case of the Negligent Nymph (1957)
#13 The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink (1957)
#14 The Case of the Baited Hook (1957)
#15 The Case of the Fan Dancer’s Horse (1957)
#16 The Case of the Demure Defendant (1958)
#17 The Case of the Sun Bather’s Diary (1958)
#18 The Case of the Cautious Coquette (1958)
#19 The Case of the Haunted Husband (1958)
#20 The Case of the Lonely Heiress (1958)
#21 The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister (1958)
#22 The Case of the Fugitive Nurse (1958)
#23 The Case of the One-Eyed Witness (1958)
#24 The Case of the Deadly Double (1958)
#25 The Case of the Empty Tin (1958)
#26 The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife (1958)
#27 The Case of the Desperate Daughter (1958)
#28 The Case of the Daring Decoy (1958)
#29 The Case of the Hesitant Hostess (1958)
#30 The Case of the Screaming Woman (1958)
#31 The Case of the Fiery Fingers (1958)
#32 The Case of the Substitute Face (1958)
#33 The Case of the Long-Legged Models (1958)
#34 The Case of the Gilded Lily (1958)
#35 The Case of the Lazy Lover (1958)
#36 The Case of the Prodigal Parent (1958)
#37 The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde (1958)
#38 The Case of the Terrified Typist (1958)
#39 The Case of the Rolling Bones (1958)
#40 The Case of the Corresponding Corpse (1958)
#41 The Case of the Lucky Loser (1958)
#42 The Case of the Pint-Sized Client (1958)
#43 The Case of the Sardonic Sergeant (1958)
#44 The Case of the Curious Bride (1958)
#45 The Case of the Buried Clock (1958)
#46 The Case of the Married Moonlighter (1958)
#47 The Case of the Jilted Jockey (1958)
#48 The Case of the Purple Woman (1958)
#49 The Case of the Fancy Figures (1958)
#50 The Case of the Perjured Parrot (1958)
#51 The Case of the Shattered Dream (1959)
#52 The Case of the Borrowed Brunette (1959)
#53 The Case of the Glittering Goldfish (1959)
#54 The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (1959)
#55 The Case of the Fraudulent Foto (1959)
#56 The Case of the Romantic Rogue (1959)
#57 The Case of the Jaded Joker (1959)
#58 The Case of the Caretaker’s Cat (1959)
#59 The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1959)
#60 The Case of the Lost Last Act (1959)
#61 The Case of the Bedeviled Doctor (1959)
#62 The Case of the Howling Dog (1959)
#63 The Case of the Calendar Girl (1959)
#64 The Case of the Petulant Partner (1959)
#65 The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (1959)
#66 The Case of the Deadly Toy (1959)
#67 The Case of the Spanish Cross (1959)
#68 The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (1959)
#69 The Case of the Lame Canary (1959)
#70 The Case of the Spurious Sister (1959)
#71 The Case of the Watery Witness (1959)
#72 The Case of the Garrulous Gambler (1959)
#73 The Case of the Blushing Pearls (1959)
#74 The Case of the Startled Stallion (1959)
#75 The Case of Paul Drake’s Dilemma (1959)
#76 The Case of the Golden Fraud (1959)
#77 The Case of the Bartered Bikini (1959)
#78 The Case of the Artful Dodger (1959)
#79 The Case of the Lucky Legs (1959)
#80 The Case of the Violent Village (1960)
#81 The Case of the Frantic Flyer (1960)
#82 The Case of the Wayward Wife (1960)
#83 The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor (1960)
#84 The Case of the Gallant Grafter (1960)
#85 The Case of the Wary Wildcatter (1960)
#86 The Case of the Mythical Monkeys (1960)
#87 The Case of the Singing Skirt (1960)
#88 The Case of the Bashful Burro (1960)
#89 The Case of the Crying Cherub (1960)
#90 The Case of the Nimble Nephew (1960)
#91 The Case of the Madcap Modiste (1960)
#92 The Case of the Slandered Submarine (1960)
#93 The Case of the Ominous Outcast (1960)
#94 The Case of the Irate Inventor (1960)
#95 The Case of the Flighty Father (1960)
#96 The Case of the Treacherous Toupee (1960)
#97 The Case of the Credulous Quarry (1960)
#98 The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker (1960)
#99 The Case of the Singular Double (1960)
#100 The Case of the Lavender Lipstick (1960)
#101 The Case of the Wandering Widow (1960)
#102 The Case of the Clumsy Clown (1960)
#103 The Case of the Provocative Protege (1960)
#104 The Case of the Nine Dolls (1960)
#105 The Case of the Loquacious Liar (1960)
#106 The Case of the Red Riding Boots (1960)
#107 The Case of the Larcenous Lady (1960)
#108 The Case of the Envious Editor (1961)
#109 The Case of the Resolute Reformer (1961)
#110 The Case of the Fickle Fortune (1961)
#111 The Case of the Waylaid Wolf (1961)
#112 The Case of the Wintry Wife (1961)
#113 The Case of the Angry Dead Man (1961)
#114 The Case of the Blind Man’s Bluff (1961)
#115 The Case of the Barefaced Witness (1961)
#116 The Case of the Difficult Detour (1961)
#117 The Case of the Cowardly Lion (1961)
#118 The Case of the Torrid Tapestry (1961)
#119 The Case of the Violent Vest (1961)
#120 The Case of the Misguided Missile (1961)
#121 The Case of the Duplicate Daughter (1961)
#122 The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather (1961)
#123 The Case of the Guilty Clients (1961)
#124 The Case of the Jealous Journalist (1961)
#125 The Case of the Impatient Partner (1961)
#126 The Case of the Missing Melody (1961)
#127 The Case of the Malicious Mariner (1961)
#128 The Case of the Crying Comedian (1961)
#129 The Case of the Meddling Medium (1961)
#130 The Case of the Pathetic Patient (1961)
#131 The Case of the Travelling Treasure (1961)
#132 The Case of the Posthumous Painter (1961)
#133 The Case of the Injured Innocent (1961)
#134 The Case of the Left-Handed Liar (1961)
#135 The Case of the Brazen Bequest (1961)
#136 The Case of the Renegade Refugee (1961)
#137 The Case of the Unwelcome Bride (1961)
#138 The Case of the Roving River (1961)
#139 The Case of the Shapely Shadow (1962)
#140 The Case of the Captain’s Coins (1962)
#141 The Case of the Tarnished Trademark (1962)
#142 The Case of the Glamorous Ghost (1962)
#143 The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal (1962)
#144 The Case of the Mystified Miner (1962)
#145 The Case of the Crippled Cougar (1962)
#146 The Case of the Absent Artist (1962)
#147 The Case of the Melancholy Marksman (1962)
#148 The Case of the Angry Astronaut (1962)
#149 The Case of the Borrowed Baby (1962)
#150 The Case of the Counterfeit Crank (1962)
#151 The Case of the Ancient Romeo (1962)
#152 The Case of the Promoter’s Pillbox (1962)
#153 The Case of the Lonely Eloper (1962)
#154 The Case of the Bogus Books (1962)
#155 The Case of the Capricious Corpse (1962)
#156 The Case of the Playboy Pugilist (1962)
#157 The Case of the Double-Entry Mind (1962)
#158 The Case of the Hateful Hero (1962)
#159 The Case of the Dodging Domino (1962)
#160 The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle (1962)
#161 The Case of the Stand-In Sister (1962)
#162 The Case of the Weary Watchdog (1962)
#163 The Case of the Lurid Letter (1962)
#164 The Case of the Fickle Filly (1962)
#165 The Case of the Polka Dot Pony (1962)
#166 The Case of the Shoplifter’s Shoe (1963)
#167 The Case of the Bluffing Blast (1963)
#168 The Case of the Prankish Professor (1963)
#169 The Case of Constant Doyle (1963)
#170 The Case of the Libelous Locket (1963)
#171 The Case of the Two-Faced Turn-a-bout (1963)
#172 The Case of the Surplus Suitor (1963)
#173 The Case of the Golden Oranges (1963)
#174 The Case of the Lawful Lazarus (1963)
#175 The Case of the Velvet Claws (1963)
#176 The Case of the Lover’s Leap (1963)
#177 The Case of the Elusive Element (1963)
#178 The Case of the Greek Goddess (1963)
#179 The Case of the Skeleton’s Closet (1963)
#180 The Case of the Potted Planter (1963)
#181 The Case of the Witless Witness (1963)
#182 The Case of the Nebulous Nephew (1963)
#183 The Case of the Shifty Shoebox (1963)
#184 The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito (1963)
#185 The Case of the Deadly Verdict (1963)
#186 The Case of the Decadent Dean (1963)
#187 The Case of the Reluctant Model (1963)
#188 The Case of the Bigamous Spouse (1963)
#189 The Case of the Floating Stones (1963)
#190 The Case of the Festive Felon (1963)
#191 The Case of the Devious Delinquent (1963)
#192 The Case of the Bouncing Boomerang (1963)
#193 The Case of the Badgered Brother (1963)
#194 The Case of the Wednesday Woman (1964)
#195 The Case of the Accosted Accountant (1964)
#196 The Case of the Capering Camera (1964)
#197 The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands (1964)
#198 The Case of the Bountiful Beauty (1964)
#199 The Case of the Nervous Neighbor (1964)
#200 The Case of the Fifty Millionth Frenchman (1964)
#201 The Case of the Frightened Fisherman (1964)
#202 The Case of the Arrogant Arsonist (1964)
#203 The Case of the Garrulous Go-Between (1964)
#204 The Case of the Woeful Widower (1964)
#205 The Case of the Simple Simon (1964)
#206 The Case of the Illicit Illusion (1964)
#207 The Case of the Antic Angel (1964)
#208 The Case of the Careless Kidnapper (1964)
#209 The Case of the Drifting Dropout (1964)
#210 The Case of the Tandem Target (1964)
#211 The Case of the Ugly Duckling (1964)
#212 The Case of the Missing Button (1964)
#213 The Case of the Paper Bullets (1964)
#214 The Case of the Scandalous Sculptor (1964)
#215 The Case of the Sleepy Slayer (1964)
#216 The Case of the Betrayed Bride (1964)
#217 The Case of the Nautical Knot (1964)
#218 The Case of the Bullied Bowler (1964)
#219 The Case of a Place Called Midnight (1964)
#220 The Case of the Tragic Trophy (1964)
#221 The Case of the Reckless Rockhound (1964)
#222 The Case of the Latent Lover (1964)
#223 The Case of the Wooden Nickels (1964)
#224 The Case of the Blonde Bonanza (1964)
#225 The Case of the Ruinous Road (1964)
#226 The Case of the Frustrated Folk Singer (1965)
#227 The Case of the Thermal Thief (1965)
#228 The Case of the Golden Venom (1965)
#229 The Case of the Telltale Tap (1965)
#230 The Case of the Feather Cloak (1965)
#231 The Case of the Lover’s Gamble (1965)
#232 The Case of the Fatal Fetish (1965)
#233 The Case of the Sad Sicilian (1965)
#234 The Case of the Murderous Mermaid (1965)
#235 The Case of the Careless Kitten (1965)
#236 The Case of the Deadly Debt (1965)
#237 The Case of the Gambling Lady (1965)
#238 The Case of the Duplicate Case (1965)
#239 The Case of the Grinning Gorilla (1965)
#240 The Case of the Wrongful Writ (1965)
#241 The Case of the Mischievous Doll (1965)
#242 The Case of the Laughing Lady (1965)
#243 The Case of the Fatal Fortune (1965)
#244 The Case of the Candy Queen (1965)
#245 The Case of the Cheating Chancellor (1965)
#246 The Case of the Impetuous Imp (1965)
#247 The Case of the Carefree Coronary (1965)
#248 The Case of the Hasty Honeymooner (1965)
#249 The Case of the 12th Wildcat (1965)
#250 The Case of the Wrathful Wraith (1965)
#251 The Case of the Runaway Racer (1965)
#252 The Case of the Silent Six (1965)
#253 The Case of the Fugitive Fraulein (1965)
#254 The Case of the Baffling Bug (1965)
#255 The Case of the Golden Girls (1965)
#256 The Case of the Bogus Buccaneers (1966)
#257 The Case of the Midnight Howler (1966)
#258 The Case of the Vanishing Victim (1966)
#259 The Case of the Golfer’s Gambit (1966)
#260 The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise (1966)
#261 The Case of the Scarlet Scandal (1966)
#262 The Case of the Twice-Told Twist (1966)
#263 The Case of the Avenging Angel (1966)
#264 The Case of the Tsarina’s Tiara (1966)
#265 The Case of the Fanciful Frail (1966)
#266 The Case of the Unwelcome Well (1966)
#267 The Case of the Dead Ringer (1966)
#268 The Case of the Misguided Model (1966)
#269 The Case of the Positive Negative (1966)
#270 The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper (1966)
#271 The Case of the Final Fade-Out (1966)