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Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner’s novels. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a broken marriage.

L.A. is booming while the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression — but a kidnapping gone very wrong leads to Mason exposing a fractured city as he uncovers the truth of the crime.

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Sister Alice impulsively offers the Dodsons the church's moral and financial support. A jaw-dropping admission from Baggerly meets Mason's wrath.

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Under the Fedora

The cast and creators of Perry Mason discuss how they took the legendary defense attorney character back to his gritty roots as a private investigator and recreated 1930s Los Angeles for a new kind of Perry Mason story.

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Character Witness: Sister Alice

Tatiana Maslany discusses Sister Alice’s connection to Perry Mason’s case and why the enigmatic preacher is drawn to help Emily Dodson.

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Mason gains unauthorized access to evidence with help from Virgil, his connect at the morgue. Later, Mason tries to extract intel from an unyielding Drake.

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“Superb... One of the best new shows of the summer.”

"Matthew Rhys leads a stellar cast.”

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"Sumptuous... Engrossing and unpredictable.”

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