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 <email@example.com>
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
Fremont Hotel Telephone Operator
[Sarcastically to Spudsy, who has just asked her to have lunch with him
Well, I generally don't accept invitations from gentlemen, but I think you're pretty safe.
Isle of Capri
Music by Will Grosz
Played on a record at Mason's cocktail party See more