Perry Mason/The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor

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The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor
Season 3, Episode 14
Airdate January 30, 1960
Production Number 171-95
Written by Jackson Gillis
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
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The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor is the fourteenth episode of the third season of Perry Mason, and the eighty-third episode overall.

Starring: Raymond Burr (Perry Mason), Barbara Hale (Della Street), William Hopper (Paul Drake) (credit only), William Talman (Hamilton Burger), Ray Collins (Lt. Tragg)

Philip Bourneuf (Asa Culver), J. Pat O'Malley (Jefferson Pike), Barbara Fuller (Joan Leonard), Ruta Lee (Vita Culver), Walter Coy (Denver Leonard), Dabbs Greer (Hal Kirkwood), Dennis Patrick (Prosecutor), Ron Foster (Fred Pike), Frank Albertson (Duck Hunter), S. John Launer (Judge), Michael Fox (Autopsy Surgeon), Edd Stoddard (2nd Hunter), John Alonzo (Guitterez), Paul B. Kennedy (Court Reporter)


Plot Overview

After a hunting lodge owner who once saved Burger's life is accused of murder, the wily prosecutor recuses himself from the case and asks Perry to defend him.


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