Perry Mason is an American period drama television series based on the character of the same name created by Erle Stanley Gardner which premiered on June 21, 2020, on HBO. In July 2020, the series was renewed for a second season.
At the end of ‘Perry Mason’ Episode 5, we saw the detective for hire give the bar exam and take the attorney’s oath successfully. All of it solely to defend Emily Dodson from the accusation of being a key suspect involved in the kidnapping and killing of her 1-year-old son Charlie Dodson. In episode 6, We see Mason has a bad start as the defendant’s lawyer. He does want to do his best as Emily’s lawyer but considering this is his first case defending in the courtroom. Mason chokes and stammers while he gives his opening statement.
A very bad day at court, Mason even laments at his dead mentor and asks why he had to kill himself before he could defend Emily and complete the case.
Plot Of Perry Mason Episode 6
The series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. In 1932, Los Angeles is prospering while the rest of the U.S. is recovering from the grip of the Great Depression. Down-and-out private investigator Perry Mason is struggling with his trauma from The Great War and being divorced. He’s hired for a sensational child kidnapping trial and his investigation portends major consequences for Mason, his client, and the city itself.
Cast Of The Show
Matthew Rhys as Perry Mason
Juliet Rylance as Della Street
Chris Chalk as Paul Drake
Tatiana Maslany as Sister Alice McKeegan
John Lithgow as Elias Birchard “E.B.” Jonathan