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Anomaly: Gertrude Flynn, listed as Mrs. Nichols, the motel manager, is called Mrs. Nicholas throughout the episode.
Goof: In the first courtroom scene, Della magically changes from one dress to another and then back again. Pictures here. Found by Markus and submitted by Leah, 11/25/02.
+ At the 11:22 point of this DVD, when Thelma Frazer pulls her convertible into her driveway, if you look behind Thelma and Lois, you can see a Nash Metropolitan convertible parked on the street. I may be mistaken, but I think it is a 1959 model. Metropolitans were pretty rare by the time this show was filmed. Submitted by PaulDrake 33. 2 September 2009.
Recognize that hat worn by Thelma Frazer? You should, it's been seen before. Submitted by daveb, 4/14/10.
Location: The building seen on the corner as Thelma Frazer drives up to the Hayden Electronics Research Company appears to be located at the intersection of Seward & Romaine streets. It's just down the block from the Seward & Eleanor intersection seen in episode #82 and is at the southeast corner of the studios where the show was filmed at the time. Some pictures here. Submitted by daveb, 4/14/10.
Location: Quick establishing shots of Parker Center 3 minutes in and Stanley Mosk Courthouse at the 32 minute mark. Submitted by Eric Cooper 25 September 10.
Parker Center, the LAPD headquarters building seen in various PM episodes, closed its last offices on 15 January 2013. The LA Times says that the city has not decided whether to raze the building or rehab it for some other use. Submitted by MikeM, 16 January 2013. LA Observed article
Sightings: Distinguished Lady #2 and Quiet Old Man #2 appear in the courtroom gallery behing Perry Mason. You can see them in the pictures for the trivia item re Della’s dress, above. Read more about these and other recurring spectators here. Submitted by gracep 10/6/2010.
+ Little Old Lady in a Hat and Quiet Old Man (#1) can also be found in the courtroom gallery. There's a picture of them here. Submitted by daveb, 10/6/10.
+ Cute Young Lady can also be seen behind Lois Langley. “Miss Carmody” looks rather dubiously on at the whole affair from behind the Hayden brothers. As Lois Langley stands we see the ubiquitous Distinguished Gentleman #1 Submitted by gracep, 10/8/2010.
+ During Mason’s initial conference with Jack Frazer, Burr’s stand-in, Lee Miller, playing a plainclothesman (presumably Sgt. Brice) and conversing wtih someone else, walks past the bars. Submitted by gracep 10/8/2010.
+ TCOT Peripatetic Prosecutor. Even though William Talman was fired from CBS—see trivia items for epsiodes #87, #88, and #89—he appears in this episode, which was presumably filmed before the whole sordid affair. Submitted by gracep 10/9/2010.
The versatile Kasey Rogers looks very different from the way she appeared in her most enduring role. In Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train, she was billed as Laura Elliott in the role of murder victim Miriam Haines, the bespectacled, unfaithful wife of Farley Granger. Submitted by Fifty-Niner on 28 April 2011.
Arthur Peterson would later portray "The Major" on all four seasons of Soap (1977-81). Submitted by Wiseguy70005, 6/16/12.
Parts of the score composed by Bernard Herrmann for The Twilight Zone pilot "Where Is Everybody?" (broadcast 10/2/59) can be heard in this episode. Submitted by Wiseguy70005, 6/16/12.
CARS. (1) 1960 Buick LeSabre Convertible, Thelma Frazer, Lic No THM 008, med color, top down; (2) 1960 Buick LeSabre HardTop Sedan (4-window), Frazer garage (James'?), Lic No TNT 345, med color; (3) Perry's black 1959 Ford Fairlane 500 Galaxie Skyliner, Lic No RTS 277, top down; (4) 1960 Buick Electra 225 6-window Hardtop, black, Lic No TAG 929, in Frazers' driveway later in ep, same car as CAR (2) in Ep#87. BACKGROUND CARS: (a) 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 2-door HardTop, Lic No NLE 139, black, Thelma pulls over behind it on street & exits her Buick ; (b) early Ford Thunderbird with Continental Kit, probably 1955 perhaps '56, across street from from Frazer home; (c) early 1950s Nash Rambler, probably a Country Club with Continental Kit (not the more familiar Metropolitan), parked behind the TBird, Cute! Submitted by Gary Woloski, 17 July 2012.