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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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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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Mason and Strickland lean on Virgil once again for extra-legal assistance. Birdy urges Sister Alice to renounce her claims about baby Charlie.

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Character Witness: Emily Dodson

Gayle Rankin and Tatiana Maslany discuss Emily Dodson’s complicated connection to her son’s kidnapping and how her state of mind is affecting the case.

Behind The Scenes of Perry Mason

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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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Meet The Characters

Dive deeper into Perry Mason's rich world of characters with each of the main cast members and writers Ron Fitzgerald and Rolin Jones as they explore both the new and familiar personas in Season 1.

What The Critics Are Saying

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

“Matthew Rhys leads a stellar cast.”

“One of the most beautiful series ever made.”

“Sumptuous... Engrossing and unpredictable.”

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