Eva Martel is hired by Melvin Slater to impersonate Helen Reynolds. He assures her there is nothing illegal going on and her aunt, Agnes Nulty, is free to stay with her. All Eva has to do is live in Helen's apartment, wear her clothes and just generally pretend to be her. After a few a days Slater's wife Barbara comes to the apartment looking for Slater to collect child support money from him. This along with the fact they are being watched causes Eva and her aunt to become concerned and decide to seek legal advice. Perry Mason tells them that while their activities might be innocent, anything illegal Slater might be up to could result in them being accomplices. He also tells the aunt she should get rid of the gun she admitted to carrying. Perry forces Slater to have Helen Reynolds come to his office to sign a document to indemnify the women from any charges. They then return to the apartment only to find Slater shot in the forehead. It's Eva and Agnes who are charged and Perry ... Written by
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When Perry is confronting the murder in this episode, the camera cuts back to the guilty on the stand. When returning to Perry to say, he wouldn't stand in the guilty person's way, Perry is standing with the court behind his left, and behind him on the right is open space, with out any showing of Perry moving to this position in the previous shot. See more
I'm sorry, Mr. Lane. Mr. Slater is still busy. Yes, I'll tell him. Goodbye.