Title: Perry Mason
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.

 

Best Episode

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.

2nd Best Episode 

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 

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.

4th Best Episode

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

5th Best Episode

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

6th Best Episode 

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

7th Best Episode 

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

Worst Episode 

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.

Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-03-15

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 2.2 rating points.

The top-rated episode, The Case of the Deadly Verdict (1963), differs from the second-rated episode, The Case of Paul Drake’s Dilemma (1959), by 4 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, The Case of the Sad Sicilian (1965), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, The Case of the Fugitive Fraulein (1965), by 13 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is The Case of the Loquacious Liar (1960).

 

Episode Rating Graph for Perry Mason (1957)

 

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)