Burke's Law (1963)/Who Killed Mr. X?

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Who Killed Mr. X?
Season 1, Episode 2
Airdate September 27, 1963
Production Number 5812
Written by Lewis Reed
Directed by Don Weis
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Who Killed Mr. X? is the second episode of the first season of Burke's Law, and the second episode overall.

Guest Stars: Eileen O'Neill (Sgt. Gloria Ames), Jim Backus (Harold Mason), Barrie Chase (Alison Grahame), Ann Harding (Annabelle Rogers), Dina Merrill (Barrie Coleman), Elizabeth Montgomery (Stacey Evans), Charlie Ruggles (Mr. Gregory), Soupy Sales (Henry Geller), Harvey Grant (1st Attorney), Cecil Smith (2nd Attorney), Vernon Scott (3rd Attorney), Dan Jenkins (4th Attorney), Mel Blanc (Edward the Mynah Bird (voice)), Fred Barry (Little Boy), Allyson Ames (Blonde (Southern Girl)), Bobby Johnson (Mason's butler (uncredited)), Mimi Dillard (Gregory's secretary (uncredited))


Plot Overview

Burke probes the business dealings of mysterious millionaire Mason Flood after his right-hand man is found shot to death in a closed amusement park, but there's a good reason Flood is so hard to find...the murder victim was him and not his assistant.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Gene Barry's son Fred has a cameo role in this episode.

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments


"Never drink martinis with a beautiful suspect...Burke's Law!"--The good Captain turns down an offer of a drink with a bewitching Elizabeth Montgomery.


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