Highest Rated Titles With Raymond Burr


1. The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969– )
Episode: End Theme (1972)

60 min | Drama

9.2
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Stars: E.G. Marshall, David Hartman, Robert Walden, Clu Gulager

Votes: 5

2. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma (1959)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Perry Mason finds himself defending his private investigator Paul Drake against a charge of murder. It all began when Frank Thatcher hit a pedestrian walking on the side of the road and kills him. He hires Paul to payoff the widow.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 104

3. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Final Fade-Out (1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Barry Conrad has become a major star with an oversized ego. At the last moment, he tells his show's producer Jackson Sidemark that he won't be signing a new contract. Conrad, then Sidemark are killed giving Perry two clients back to back.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 123

4. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Weary Watchdog (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Della is on the hook to Perry for $25,000 but more importantly may go to prison for helping a friend charged with murder who was being blackmailed. Perry must not only prove his client but his trusted secretary innocent as well.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 76

5. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

Votes: 789

6. The ABC Comedy Hour (1972– )

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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On an alternate basis, "The ABC Comedy Hour" presented "The Kopykats" with various comedy specials.

Stars: George Kirby, Frank Gorshin, Rich Little, Marilyn Michaels

Votes: 25

7. Celebrity Playhouse (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Scott Brady, Angela Lansbury, Howard Duff, Philip Carey

Votes: 15

8. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of Constant Doyle (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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After the death of her husband and partner Joe Doyle, Constant Doyle takes on a case involving a young man who knew her husband. Constant asks for Perry's help and he suggests she hire the Paul Drake Detective agency to aid in the case.

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 198

9. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Deadly Verdict (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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In a very rare occurrence, Perry Mason loses a case when Janice Barton is convicted of murdering her aunt and is subsequently sentenced to death. After the verdict, Perry still investigates to try to find the real killer among the heirs.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 99

10. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Nebulous Nephew (1963)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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John Brooks arrives at the elderly Stone sisters' home saying he knew a nephew who was declared illegitimate as a youth. Due to his recall of facts they think he is really their nephew. Ernest Stone is murdered in a tangled web of deceit.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 87

11. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Nine Dolls (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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As Perry prepares to go to Scotland on vacation a little girl arrives in his office asking him to determine who she is. His search takes him to Switzerland where he meets a woman involved who becomes his client after a murder.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 90

12. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Shapely Shadow (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Janice Wainwright is a dedicated secretary to Morley Theilman who becomes concerned when she learns he is being blackmailed. Perry advises her to follow through with her instructions but it results in her being charged with his murder.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 76

13. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 888

14. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

8.7
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Interviews with figures from public life.

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 96

15. Stump the Stars (1947– )

30 min | Game-Show

8.7
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Television's first treatment of "Charades" as played by Hollywood celebrities. The giveaway was the use of gestures that defined "film", "TV show", "book" or "song" as well as "small word (... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price, Beverly Garland, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 45

16. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Mischievous Doll (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Dorrie Ambler breaks into Perry's office wanting him to verify who she is. She won't give details but says she is mixed up in some scheme. Della spots a gun in her purse. When the man who hired her is killed, she is charged but who is she?

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 60

17. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink (1957)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Perry and Della are enjoying a quiet dinner at Morey Allen's restaurant when a waitress suddenly runs out and is hit by a car, shots are fired, and Perry is left holding a moth-eaten mink with a pawn ticket hidden in it.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 151

18. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Violent Vest (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Herman Albright who has a crush on the model he handles for an agency asks his wife for a divorce when her gambling debts become too much. He agrees to perform a favor to pay the debt. It results in his murder and the model is charged.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 68

19. Centennial (1978 TV Mini-Series)

1,256 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Conrad

Votes: 2,199

20. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 130

21. The Morning Program (1987– )

90 min | News

8.6
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Stars: Bette Davis, Mariette Hartley, Rolland Smith, Mark McEwen

Votes: 31

22. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Memory of an Ice Cream Stick (1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Ironside knows a man Mark ran errands for as a child is a convicted robber who may be involved in the murder of a gangland racketeer. Mark, however, defies a warning to stay away from his old acquaintance.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Raymond Burr, Jack Kruschen, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson

Votes: 30

23. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Raymond Burr: The Case of the TV Legend (2000)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.6
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Life of the legendary star who worked hard to cover up his personal life.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Barbara Hale

Votes: 46

24. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Carefree Coronary (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Perry Mason is called in to investigate why an insurance company is near bankruptcy due to excessive claims. He calls in a claimant who appears to be healthy but dies when forced to come in for an exam putting Perry in the hot seat.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 73

25. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Glamorous Ghost (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A dazed woman found in a park in a raincoat says she has amnesia but her story makes no sense. She supposedly eloped with a man who is ultimately found dead in the same park. When she is charged, Perry has to dig deep to find the truth.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 73

26. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Reckless Rockhound (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Reba Burgess has kept a small mine functioning which helps keep the locals at Burgess, California working based on diamonds she found herself. When her dead husbands ex-partner returns, he wants half the diamonds but instead is killed..

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 67

27. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Reluctant Model (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Maxine Lindsay, aspiring artist and model but naive, becomes embroiled in a law suit about whether a painting is a fake. She repeats the comments of Colin Durant about the painting. Durant is found shot in her shower, so she is charged.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 62

28. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Ruinous Road (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Adam Conrad a junior engineer for a construction firm having cost issues is uncovering issues with boss Joe Marshall. Joe frames Adam for embezzling causing Adam to go looking for Joe. Joe is murdered with Adam seen at the scene.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 61

29. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Wayward Wife (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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While walking down the street, Korean war veteran Arthur Poe is shocked to see a book about the war displayed written by Ben Sutton who was with him in the war. The book is a bestseller but is actually based on a diary Poe kept in the war.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 80

30. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Why the Tuesday Afternoon Bridge Club Met on Thursday (1969)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Ironside's Aunt Victoria suspects foul play when one of her card-playing friends vanishes. Despite her nephew's admonitions, Victoria and her bridge partners shadow their missing friend's husband, who insists his wife left him.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Raymond Burr, Arthur O'Connell, Jessie Royce Landis, Gail Kobe

Votes: 28

31. Rear Window (1954)

Approved | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 317,154 | Gross: $24.50M

32. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 190

33. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 89

34. The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show (1968– )

60 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Phyllis Diller, The 5th Dimension, Eddie Albert, Sonny Bono

Votes: 8

35. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Down Two Roads (1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Mark finally graduates from law school. He takes an interest in a janitor from the school who finds himself in jail accused of grand theft. Meanwhile Ironside struggles with the reality that Mark may eventually leave for his new career.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 13

36. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Little Jerry Jessup (1970)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Jerry, an adolescent boy, goes into shock after his mother is murdered. Ironside looks after him and tries to convince his vengeful father not to escape from prison.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson, Don Mitchell

Votes: 17

37. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Antic Angel (1964)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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William Sherwood, a recovering alcoholic, thinks he sees his dead wife Ruth leaving a bar. The experience causes him to start drinking. Perry is contacted about the issue as she died in a plane crash but then she turns up dead - again.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 69

38. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Artful Dodger (1959)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Allen Sheridan's aunt comes to Los Angeles to find out why he won't pay her the monthly stipend his dad required. Meanwhile, Sheridan is scheming to cheat other people out of their money at the same time he comes into his full inheritance.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 77

39. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Bluffing Blast (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Linda Blake arrives in Ladera from England looking for her father who has been dead for several years. His death occurred with suspicions that Charles Lambert killed him. When his alibi Floyd Grant is murdered, Linda is charged.

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 61

40. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Crimson Kiss (1957)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Fay Allison and her roommate Anita are found unconscious by Fay's aunt, Louise Marlow, who calls her attorney Perry Mason in desperation. In the girls' apartment Perry and Della discover a key that leads them to the body of Carver Clement.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 132

41. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Duplicate Case (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Herbie Cornwall is a retired baseball player who is now working as a shoe insert salesman and not doing well while his gorgeous wife is an accountant at a store. After a fire in her office, she is murdered and her husband is charged.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 66

42. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Elusive Element (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Dwight Garrett is the absent minded brains of a floundering high tech partnership with Austin Lloyd who is more of a con-artist. In an attempt to save himself, Lloyd tries to frame Garrett for his murder but the murder becomes real.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 67

43. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Frantic Flyer (1960)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Howard Walters and his mistress, Janice Atkins, plan to rob Wade Taylor's company, blame Taylor's son, and fake Walters' death. Janice schemes with Roger Porter to double-cross Howard. Plans go amiss and Taylor's wife is charged with murder.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 72

44. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Irate Inventor (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Inventor James Frazer thinks his wife Thelma is having an affair, so he leaves for three months to work on his anti-collision device. James returns home to find his locked workshop in flames and Thelma dead inside of a gunshot.

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 69

45. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Lucky Loser (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Ted Balfour is convicted of vehicular manslaughter and given a suspended sentence through a plea bargain. When the police discover the victim actually died of a gunshot wound to the head, Ted is charged with first degree murder.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 97

46. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Perry takes on the case of Jefferson Pike who is referred to him by none other than DA Hamilton Burger. Pike and Burger are old friends - Pike once saved his life - and the D.A. officially removes himself from anything to do with the case.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 74

47. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Screaming Woman (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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An elderly nurse visits Perry for advice but leaves not listening. Later, she arrives at the police station to confess to killing a columnist who is using a book she stole from a doctor to blackmail him into giving her a baby of her own.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 137

48. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A gorgeous woman's trailer was stolen while she was sunbathing, so she asks for Perry's help in finding it. She claims it contains her diary, which details the truthful account of a notorious bank heist her father was convicted for.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 141

49. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Unwelcome Bride (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Greg Frazer is the son of a successful investment manger who is disappointed Greg has led a wasted life and married the entertainer Sue Ellen. When Greg is found murdered with her standing over the body holding a knife, she is charged.

Director: Gilbert Kay | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 70

50. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Violent Village (1960)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Phil Beecher returns from a year in prison for vehicular manslaughter of Aggie Norris the sheriff's daughter. His wife Kathi forgives him, although the people of the town despise him. Phil is charged when sister Charlotte Norris is killed.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 76

51. Match Game 73 (1973–1982)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.4
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities.

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Johnny Olson, Brett Somers, Richard Dawson

Votes: 1,061

52. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,121

53. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 622

54. Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (1977 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama

8.4
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A poor New York teenager of the mid-1930 is forced into prostitution despite sincere efforts to make a living and ultimately becomes the city's most famous madam.

Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Marc Singer, David Dukes, Barbara Barrie

Votes: 123

55. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: An Obvious Case of Guilt (1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Numerous bits of evidence indicate Ironside's former girlfriend shot and killed her husband, but the chief wants all of the facts before an arrest is made. Ironside also thinks the "victim" might still be alive.

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Raymond Burr, Anne Baxter, Warren Stevens, Don Galloway

Votes: 25

56. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Murder by One (1973)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A friend of Fran's finds her only son dead in his locked room. The death is initially presumed a suicide, but assorted clues make his death look more like murder.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 12

57. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: One Hour to Kill (1970)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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With his assistants away, the chief receives a phone call telling him to expect a deadly visitor within sixty minutes. Ironside spends the remaining time improvising self defense without weapons - and trying to identify the caller.

Director: Richard Benedict | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Barbara Anderson, Don Mitchell

Votes: 21

58. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Absent Artist (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Pete Manders is given a chance to buy the cartoon strip he works on for only $10,000. However, when he learns it is the booby prize for having his girlfriend leave with the seller, he is enraged and charged when the seller is murdered.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 73

59. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Accosted Accountant (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Ed Lewis, a vice president, is in a fight with his father-in-law B.K. over the future of Vero-Plastics. Ed thinks B.K. is embezzling and under the control of Leslie Ross. When B.K. is murdered, Ed is seen throwing away the weapon.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 73

60. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Angry Dead Man (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A man who nearly drowns learns it is believed he is dead. Because he recently found he is dying, he decides to stay dead so his wife can collect his insurance. However, she is charged later when he is found shot dead after calling her.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 68

61. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Bigamous Spouse (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Encyclopedia saleswoman Gwynn Elston has moved in with her friend Nell Grimes and her new husband Felton. Gwynn spots a picture in a customer's home and realizes Felton is a bigamist. When Felton is found dead, Gwtnn is the prime suspect.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 65

62. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Caretaker's Cat (1959)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Peter Baxter decides to test the loyalty of his heirs. He pretends to change his will cutting them all out and leaving his estate to groundskeeper, James Hing. Hing is then supposed to burn down Baxter's house with a medical cadaver in it.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 95

63. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Credulous Quarry (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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In an unusual case Perry clears his client from a hit and run homicide only to find him charged with first degree murder instead. As a favor to another attorney Perry's client had agree to help cover up a hit and run accident for him.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 65

64. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (1959)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A lovely blonde hops over the wall onto Perry Mason's terrace. When confronted, she says her name is Virginia Colfax claiming to be a secretary next door. Next door, majority stockholder Edward Garvin is in a proxy fight with his ex-wife.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 73

65. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Gallant Grafter (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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The CEO of a company is in a proxy fight with another officer with a bad reputation. The CEO is forced to grant his wife a divorce to get her proxies. His opponent has the books checked which turns up a huge theft and a murder.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 60

66. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A grandfather tries to warn his grandson David to stay away from a woman who was the secretary to the boy's dead uncle. David persists in helping her pay off her husband who is blackmailing her. When he is found dead, David is charged.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 66

67. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Haunted Husband (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Della convinces Perry to take a case where a girl in a car accident is framed for stealing the car and killing the driver of a truck. She claims another man was driving the car. Two murders later Perry is still trying to clear her.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 128

68. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Howling Dog (1959)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A divorced woman escapes a sanitarium to retrieve money stolen by her ex-husband now married to her ex-sister-in-law. Her brother handles the problem but decides he wants his ex-wife back but when the ex-husband is murdered she is charged.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 87

69. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Perry must defend the secretary of client whose con-man nephew and wife tried to blackmail him. The murdered nephew's body is burned in a cabin fire but the secretary who delivered the payoff money is charged with shooting him.

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 79

70. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Jealous Journalist (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After the death of a newspaper publisher, the failing company is split between two families one led by Joe Davies. He is engaged to marry a step-niece who owns the tiebreaker shares. After breaking the engagement, she is found murdered.

Director: John English | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 63

71. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Mystified Miner (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Naïve secretary Susan Fisher working overtime tries to help her boss' employer who comes to town to check the books but digs herself deeper into trouble. She is charged with murder when another company employee is found dead.

Director: Francis D. Lyon | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 64

72. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Nervous Neighbor (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Charles Fuller hires Paul to find his mother. Paul does but she is wanted for murdering her husband. Due to amnesia from the incident Perry gets her off but then Charles is charged with murder of the man who tried to cheat him and his mom.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 60

73. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Ominous Outcast (1960)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A man travels to Outcast to thank a man who donated to the orphanage where he was raised but is turned away due to his looks by everyone but a man he met fishing. When the man he came to thank is murdered, he is charged with the crime.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 68

74. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the One-Eyed Witness (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Marian Fargo is being blackmailed and hires Perry Mason to find a solution to her problem. When Marian is suddenly charged with two murders and the evidence is solidly against her, Perry must use all his wits to save his client.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 121

75. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Positive Negative (1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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General Roger Brandon has been asked by a group to head an anti-corruption committee by the governor to fight George Emory. However, compromising pictures arrive showing Brandon's wife. Brandon visits Emory who is then found killed.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 59

76. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Posthumous Painter (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Jack Culross decides to fake his suicide to increase the value of his paintings. His wife leaves the country so he is able to finish his unfinished work with the assistance of his agent. His wife returns only to be charged with his murder.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 74

77. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Prankish Professor (1963)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Laura Hewes' divorce is nearly complete. After an experiment in his class, her husband learns she is in town staying with another couple. His problems compound due to a charge of plagiarism. When he is murdered, Laura is charged.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 59

78. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Prodigal Parent (1958)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Philip Larkin is killed, and his step-father, Joseph Harrison, is charged with murder. Joe is recently divorced from Larkin's mother, Ethel Harrison. With Joe in serious difficulty, Ethel asks Perry Mason to defend him but disappears.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 102

79. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise (1966)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A cop discovers that an art dealer is selling the stolen painting Sausalito Sunrise. When the cop is found dead in the gallery, Perry defends the dealer and an employee. Paul poses as a truck driver to uncover the real fencing operation.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 58

80. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Telltale Tap (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Clyde Darrell is a young rising accountant at a company where the CEO's secretary has fallen in love with him. When she learns Clyde loves the niece of the CEO, she turns on him. After they have argued, she is found murdered.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 59

81. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Terrified Typist (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A terrified typist rushes into Mason's office pretending to be a temp. The office of the diamond importers on the floor above has been invaded. Later a partner, George Baxter, is killed, and another partner Duane Jefferson is charged.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 112

82. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Torrid Tapestry (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Claude Demay is framed for burning an art collection in Brazil by Leonard Voss. After six years in prison Demay returns to LA where he plots revenge using a copy of a tapestry he wove in prison but when Voss is murdered he is charged.

Director: John English | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 62

83. Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.3
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Reality based TV series that combines dramatic re-enactments with interviews to tell stories of REAL mysteries.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Smith, Christopher Chacon

Votes: 2,957

84. The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Dean Martin hosts with several different celebrities that have several sketches of improv that breaks down comedy, race, and sex all at of the same time.

Stars: Dean Martin, Sandahl Bergman, Dom DeLuise, Bob Newhart

Votes: 808

85. The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Votes: 82

86. Chevron Hall of Stars (1956– )

Drama

8.3
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Add a Plot

Stars: Don Taylor, James Whitmore, Ted de Corsia, Richard Reeves

Votes: 9

87. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Barbara Who (1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A woman is found beaten and suffering from permanent amnesia. After recovery from her injuries, she asks Ironside to help her find her past.

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Raymond Burr, Vera Miles, Philip Carey, Don Galloway

Votes: 34

88. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Buddy, Can You Spare a Life? (1972)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Ironside seeks to exonerate a man wrongfully convicted of murder by slowly breaking apart a web of lies and possible misconduct by the District Attorney.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 15

89. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Dear Fran... (1971)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Officer Fran Belding mourns the death of her cousin, who took his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge - or did he?

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 13

90. Centennial (1978–1979)
Episode: Only the Rocks Live Forever (1978)

144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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In 1756, a young Arapahoe child learns his father has been killed in battle and is taught the lesson that 'only rocks live forever'. The child is called Lame Beaver. 1795, a French-Canadian... See full summary »

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: James A. Michener, Raymond Burr, Barbara Carrera, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 51

91. Ironside (1967–1975)
Episode: Setup: Danger! (1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Ed, Mark, and Fran arrive at the office and find the Chief missing, the apparent victim of a kidnapping. Incredibly, the kidnapper asks Ironside for a favor.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell, Elizabeth Baur

Votes: 15

92. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Careless Kitten (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A frustrated Helen Kendall is living with her Aunt Matilda. She receives a call one night from a man claiming to Matilda's husband who has been missing for 10 years. Perry goes with her to meet him but they find another man - dead.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 59

93. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Counterfeit Crank (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Gus Dalgran has been acting strangely and his business is suffering from someone embezzling. As things spiral out of his control, his nephew decides to have him declared incompetent. When the nephew is murdered, Gus is charged.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 71

94. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Deadly Debt (1965)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Danny Talbert, a LA cop, resigns when a mobster he is investigating contacts his family after Danny's dad dies. Danny's brother Carl works in his club and has been in trouble before. Danny is seen by Perry leaving the dead man's cabin.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 56

95. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Fatal Fortune (1965)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A fortune teller tells Pat Keane that she will get married but it will end tragically. She later marries her boss Max Armstead, a client and good friend of Mason's. However, a few weeks later Max dies from an apparent case of poisoning.

Director: Arthur Marks | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 67

96. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Fickle Fortune (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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While conducting an inventory of a home whose owner died intestate, tax official Ralph Duncan comes across $153,000 in very old currency hidden under a drawer. The money is stolen from his briefcase so he consults Perry Mason.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 63

97. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Fugitive Nurse (1958)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The wife of a prominent physician is arrested for drugging her husband, causing him to crash his private plane. But then he turns up alive, living in Mexico with a beautiful nurse after the dead man's identity is revealed.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 137

98. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Garrulous Go-Between (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Paul has questions about Amy Scott who hired him to find a man and visits a fortuneteller frequently. He finds the fortuneteller has been teamed with Amy's landlord in a scam involving her father. When he turns up murdered, she is charged.

Director: Irving J. Moore | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 55

99. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Gilded Lily (1958)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Enid Griffin overdoses on sleeping pills when her boss, Stewart Brent, unexpectedly got married. Arthur Binney blackmails Brent and his wife Anne to suppress the fact that she has a prison record. Brent is framed for the murder of Binney.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 99

100. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Guilty Clients (1961)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Jeff Bronson's aircraft company is betting on the success of a new plane but after it crashes in a test flight, attention becomes focused on the test pilot's actions who is seeing Jeff's ex-wife. When he is murdered, Jeff is charged.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman

Votes: 62