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After the divorce hearing, there is a man to whom Lola Bronson says, “Thank you for your help, Mr. Gilman.” The man receives no credit, however. I wonder who he is? Submitted by gracep, 11/19/2010.

According to this Fred Danzig article of 14 June '61, the Second Annual TV Guide Award Show aired on NBC on Tuesday 13 June, three days after this final episode of Season 4:

  • Raymond Burr was awarded "favorite male performer" (having won "most popular male personality" the previous year) and
  • Perry Mason repeated as "favorite series".

A photo at the event, posted on the "PM TV SHOW BOOK", here, shows Gail Patrick Jackson and Barbara Hale with the trophies. Evidently Barbara is accepting Raymond's award on his behalf: Michael Starr quotes Raymond's assistant, Bill Swann, saying that Raymond left "June 10 for Australia" to promote the start of the show in that country (Starr, Michael Seth. Hiding in Plain Sight The Secret Life of Raymond Burr, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2008. page 137), see here. Submitted by Gary Woloski, 3 June 2012.

Summary Error: Bill is not found with three bullets in his body. According to Lt. Tragg, one bullet was found in the body, one in the wall, and one in a log in the fireplace. Submitted by ace, 8/10/12. 10yearoldfan corrected the summary on 29 December 2012.

No Accent Dept.: For someone whose family has lived in Argentina "for generations," Lola, like her cousin Conception, exhibits not the slightest trace of Spanish influence on her speech. Submitted by francis, 9/24/14.
+ Actually Conception does make a few attempts at sounding non-American. But it's not convincing. Working on this episode was noted voice actor Ben Wright, but I imagine that in the few days they had to make these episodes there was no time for accent training. JohnK, 10 October 2015.
+ And wouldn't the cousin's name be Concepcion (with an accent on the last syllable), rather than Conception? JohnK, 10 October 2015.

Bon Voyeur: For a character identified as an "astrologer," Burger's creepy witness spends a lot of time peeping into private residences, it would appear. During his "usual sweep of the sky and the city," he's somehow able to identify people going into and out of one particular house in Los Angeles, and even provide a license plate number! This is really stretching it as a plot device. Submitted by francis, 9/24/14.
+ I suspect his creepiness was deliberate, not accidental. 'Astronomer', my eye ... but since he did give the police some evidence, I guess they decided, that THIS time, he wouldn't be up for a vice charge .. Submitted by MikeReese, 12/28/2016
+ That would be "astronomer." An "astrologer," one who purports to tell people their future based on where and when they were born, might be expected to be one who peeps into residences. Submitted by Wiseguy70005, 11/09/14.

This episode has the classic murder mystery clue of the broken glass at the point of entrance. Too bad all those criminals have not figured out that the broken glass needs to be hit from the outside (so it falls inside) to make it look like a burglary. Submitted by HamBurger, 09/28/2014

At least to me, Lisa Gaye (Lola Bronson) in this episode looks, sounds and even acts like a young Kirstie Alley (pre-Cheers). Submitted by Wiseguy70005, 11/09/14.
+ Lisa Gaye graced six episodes of PM, but that's not enough for me: I put her on a pedestal as high as that of Julianna Margulies. Not a bad actress, either -- she convincing plays some nasty women. JohnK, 10 October 2015

Quick Loan: Minutes after the charges were dropped and before the defendant left the courtroom, Paul said a bank was going to lend Jeff the money to develop his airplane. Preposterous! Submitted by H. Mason 11/10/14

This episode must set a record - it is a full half hour before Perry and company make an appearance. DanO 9/26/17