After her stepfather Bertrand Allred finds a body in the driveway, Patricia Faxon fears she's the one who may have struck him while backing out. The injured man, Robert Fleetwood, is alive but has seemingly lost his memory and has no idea who he is. Concerned that her daughter could be charged with a criminal offense, Patricia's mother retains Perry Mason as her attorney by sending him a check in the mail but no other information. When Perry contacts Patricia she readily admits what happened. Her mother and step-father took Fleetwood to a motel where they were tending to him. Perry and Paul go there but find the motel room open and empty. Perry returns to see Patricia and Lucille for further details. During their conversation, Lt. Tragg appears to pick up Lucille for the murder of Fleetwood but while there he learns it was Lucille's husband who was killed instead in her car at the bottom of a cliff. Fleetwood is found by Paul staying at nearby farm. In the end Perry matches wits with ... Written by
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Guest star Yvonne Craig made her debut as Batgirl on 14 September 1967, the same night Perry Mason star Raymond Burr made his debut in the title role of Ironside. See more
Why did Bertie have to park his car there?
Lucille Faxon Allred
Because he is inconsiderate and selfish.