Chapter One
Perry Mason | Season 1 | Episode 1

Chapter One

TV-MA | 56 MIN

Los Angeles, 1931. On the heels of an unsavory investigation involving a famous comedian, Perry Mason – a PI struggling to make ends meet – and his right-hand man Pete Strickland are hired by attorney E.B. Jonathan, Perry's mentor, to solve a perplexing case: the brutal kidnapping of one-year-old Charlie Dodson, whose parents Matthew and Emily were targeted for a $100,000 ransom. After meeting with Herman Baggerly, a millionaire elder at the Dodsons' church, Perry, E.B., and E.B.'s legal secretary Della Street ponder why a family of unmistakably modest means would be extorted for such a steep price.

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