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#14: The Case of the
Original Airdate: 12/21/57
From The Perry Mason TV Show Book (Revised)
There's something funny going on with Carol Stanley's trust fund. Mr. Dawson is concerned; as is Carol's quasi-guardian, the inestimable Abigail E. Leeds. Perry gets $2,000 in cash and one half of a $10,000 bill as a retainer in case his services are needed to defend a mysterious, veiled woman. Then, in one of the most macabre scenes ever on the show, he finds a wide-eyed corpse in a closet. The unseen Hamilton Burger orders an arrest. During it all, Perry has a miserable cold and would rather be in bed. Della comes to the rescue. She nurses the pajama-clad lawyer in front of his fireplace, and we get to see his apartment for the first time.