Perry Mason is an American legal drama series starring the Emmy Award-winning Raymond Burr as Perry Mason, a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer who specializes in defending difficult cases. His right hand is his secretary Della Street, played by the Emmy Award-winning Barbara Hale. Together they work with investigator Paul Drake, played by William Hopper, to put their savvy crime-solving skills to work, often tricking or trapping the guilty into admitting their crimes. Perry Mason is one of TV’s longest-running and most successful legal series.
Original Air Dates: CBS (1957-66)
Based on characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner