Perry Mason (HBO) season thread **spoilers**

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  1. Rob Helmerichs

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    My understanding is that neither the books nor the old show ever did any backstory for Perry.
     
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  2. lparsons21

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    I’ve read all the Perry Mason books many years ago and don’t remember any backstory for Perry. Of course that’s a lot of years ago so I could be wrong.
     
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  3. madscientist

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    Oh interesting! Well, you'd be 4 years better off if you had Della Street to fake a certificate saying you'd studied for 4 years :p
     
  4. Bierboy

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    I can promise you, it will be a thoroughly enjoyable ride!
     
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  5. photoshopgrl

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    I plan to start it this weekend
     
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  6. Steveknj

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    Be sure to let us know what you think. Also be aware that the show doesn't move at a breakneck pace and there's often a lot of setup to the stories. And one of the better series endings...when you get there.
     
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  7. photoshopgrl

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    Okay, I'll find a thread for the show and give my thoughts there. :)
     
  8. mr.unnatural

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    Ellicott...
    They show up with specific titles in JRiver Media Center. I'm guessing that it's scrubbing the titles from the original series and inserting them. It shows Raymond Burr in the graphic so that would make sense.
     
  9. mr.unnatural

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    Ellicott...
    That may be true, but didn't they basically fast track Perry through the system so he didn't have to actually take the Bar Exam? They just kinda waved their magic wand over him and said "Poof! You're a lawyer!" The only thing even remotely pertaining to his becoming lawyer was the scene where he got sworn in as one. Being an investigator for a law firm probably doesn't really count as any sort of apprenticeship to become a lawyer.
     
  10. markb

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    No, Hamilton Burger prepped him to pass the bar exam (because the questions hadn't changed from previous years). So Perry passed the bar, because he had all the answers. The apprenticeship requirement was also satisfied by cheating, when Della forged a letter from E.B.
     
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  12. mr.unnatural

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    Ellicott...
    I must have been preoccupied with something else during that episode. I missed that part completely. Seems to happen a lot these days. I'll be watching a show and then suddenly "SQUIRREL!"
     
  13. EWiser

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    In Apple Music each episode’s music is listed by Chapters[​IMG]
     
  14. Steveknj

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    Same in HBO Max and well traditional HBO via DirecTV.
     
  15. madscientist

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    SQUIRREL!
    :D :D :p
     
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  16. photoshopgrl

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  18. EWiser

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    Didn’t expect her to return.
     
  19. eddyj

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    Right, that story line was done, time to move on to something new.
     
  20. Bierboy

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    She was a one trick pony in this show. Won't miss her.
     

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