The BEST Episodes of Perry Mason (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 5, 2020

Network: HBO

Set in 1932 Los Angeles, focusing on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. 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.

Chapter Three

#1 - Chapter Three

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 5, 2020

In order to gain an advantage over E.B. and team, wily district attorney Maynard Barnes goes public with a shocking new development. Mason and Strickland get unauthorized access to physical evidence with help from Virgil, Mason's connect at the city morgue. Later, Mason attempts to extract information from a withholding Drake, who's weary of Holcomb and Ennis' watchful eyes. Della notices a change in E.B., who seems uncharacteristically out of sorts.

star 7.67
3 votes
Writers: Rolin Jones, Ron Fitzgerald
Chapter Two

#2 - Chapter Two

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 28, 2020

Following one of her trademark barn-burning sermons, Evangelical preacher Sister Alice offers the Dodsons the church's full moral and financial support – much to her mother Birdy's dismay. During a routine domestic intervention, beat cop Paul Drake is rerouted to a gruesome crime scene, where he follows a confounding trail of evidence.

star 7.59
211 votes
Writers: Rolin Jones, Ron Fitzgerald
Chapter 1

#3 - Chapter 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 21, 2020

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.

star 7.35
401 votes
Writers: Rolin Jones, Ron Fitzgerald