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#8: HBO Series
Chapter 8
Original Airdate: 08/09/20

Summary Edit

"no one ever confesses on the stand"
The case comes to a conclusion. The name that is painted on the defense's law firm office door is changed and the legal team gets ready for what comes next.

Credits Edit


Directed by Tim Van Patten
Written by Rolin Jones & Ron Fitzgerald & Kevin J. Hynes
Created by Rolin Jones & Ron Fitzgerald
Based upon characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Executive Producers Susan Downey & Robert Downey Jr.
Executive Producer Amanda Burrell
Executive Producer Joe Horacek
Executive Producer Rolin Jones
Executive Producer Ron Fitzgerald
Executive Producer Tim Van Patten
Co-Executive Producer Aida Rodgers
Co-Executive Producer Kevin J. Hynes
Consulting Producer Howard Korder
Produced by Peter Feldman
Producer Matthew Rhys
Co-Producer Katrin L Goodson


Matthew Rhys as Perry Mason
Juliet Rylance as Della Street
Chris Chalk as Paul Drake
Shea Whigham as Pete Strickland
Tatiana Maslany as Sister Alice McKeegan
John Lithgow as Elias Birchard 'E.B.' Jonathan

Veronica Falcón as Lupe Gibbs
Gayle Rankin as Emily Dodson
Justin Kirk as Hamilton Burger
Nate Corddry as Matthew Dodson
Madeline Zima as Velma
Robert Patrick as Herman Baggerly
Stephen Root as Maynard Barnes
Lili Taylor as Birdy McKeegan
Charles Baker as "killer"
Eric Lange as Detective Holcomb
Andrew Howard as Detective Ennis

Jen Tullock as Anita St. Pierre
Sean Astin as Sunny Gryce
Mark O'Brien as Thomas Milligan
Paul Raci as Lydell McCutcheon
Jee Young Han as Marion Kang
Stephen Root as Maynard Barnes
Robert Patrick as Herman Baggerly

Diarra Kilpatrick as Clara Drake
Taylor Nichols as Elder Seidel
Karl Makinen as Commander Joe Morton
Nick La Croix as Acolyte
Jedediah Jenk as Church Choir

Guest Starring
Lili Taylor … Gayle Rankin … Stephen Root
Eric Lange … Andrew Howard … Justin Kirk
Veronica Falcón … Robert Patrick … David Wilson Barnes
Taylor Nichols … Molly Ephraim … Nate Corddry
Matt Frewer … Jenny O'Hara … Aaron Stanford
Andrew Divoff … Diarra Kilpatrick … Michael McMillian
Brandon Fobbs … Kristin Slaysman

Male Acolyte … Jason C. Brown Tang Yin … Pamela Chau
Juror Foreman … Kevin Garbee
Commander Joe Morton … Karl Makinen
Troy Chisom … Michael O'Connell
Acolyte … Lisa Pescherine Juror … Bobby Reed
Bailiff … Forte Rodriguez
Dr. Bundy … David St. James
Waitress Twin Oaks … Jayne Taini
Winston Standford … Danny Vieira


Director of Photography … David Franco
Production Designer … John Goldsmith
Costume Designer … Emma Potter
Edited by … Ron Rosen
Music by … Terence Blanchard
Casting by … Sherry Thomas, CSA & Sharon Bialy, CSA

Unit Production Manager … Aida Rodgers
First Assistant Director … Darin Rivetti
Second Assistant Director … Salvatore E. Sutera
Visual Effects Supervisor … Justin Ball

Trivia Edit

Comments Edit

Little baby Charlie Dodson is wearing a diaper while sitting in the bathwater. After viewing seven episodes of promiscuous sex, gratuitous cursing, mutilation, killing and murder the viewers are now at least spared the sight of an infant's wee-wee. by CMC 19 March 2022

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