After giving the District Attorney another stinging defeat, Perry plans to take a vacation in China. That is, he was, until Rhoda, his old flame, meets him at a restaurant. Even though she says that she is asking for a friend, Perry can see right through her. It seems that her husband Moxley, who had been allegedly dead for four years, is alive and demanding money as she has married into wealth. The case escalates when the police find the body of Moxley and charge her with the murder. Written by
Tony Fontana <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
Allen Jenkins, who had played the adversarial Sgt. Holcombe in the first series entry, "The Case of the Howling Dog, here becomes Mason's comic sidekick detective friend Spudsy, a part he would repeat in the subsequent third entry, "The Case of the Lucky Legs." See more
In the first scene at Fisherman's Wharf, Perry is picking out crabs, and he says, "Joe, we've decided upon these four antagonistic anthropods." Crabs are arthropods; there is no such thing as an anthropod. See more
District Attorney Stacey
[Referring to the whereabouts of Detecive Lucas, who's obviously avoiding Perry
Probably find him at the club. Out yesterday I shot a...
You boys ain't playin' golf. You're playing hide-and-seek. It's a kid's game at best, Mr. D.A.
[a frustrated Mason uses his cane to hit one of the golf balls on Stacey's floor and it hits a nearby lamp
Bad shot, Mr. Mason.
[On his way out the door
Isle of Capri
Music by Will Grosz
Played on a record at Mason's cocktail party See more