The 1961-62 season of the hugely popular CBS legal drama Perry Mason brought Erle Stanley Gardner's iconic and brilliant defense attorney (Raymond Burr) back to television for a fifth year, and witnessed him going head-to-head, yet again, with charismaticprosecutor Hamilton Burger (William Talman) and police officer Lieutenant Tragg (Ray Collins). This particular season featured such baffling cases as "The Case of the Missing Melody," "The Case of the Pathetic Patient," and "The Case of the Injured Innocent." This set features the first 15 episodes from season five, which aired between September 2, 1961, and December 30, 1961.
Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper. This first-half of the fifth season collection features guest appearances by Jackie Coogan, Denver Pyle, DeForest Kelley and more. 15 episodes on 4 DVDs. 1961–62/b&w/12 hrs., 44 min/NR/fullscreen.