The Perry Mason TV Show Book
Episode Guide - The Sixth Season

October 25, 1962 [158] "The Case of the Hateful Hero"

Director--Jesse Hibbs
Teleplay--Samuel Newman

Jimmy Anderson, Lieutenant Andy Anderson's cousin, has been promoted from a street beat to a patrol car. On his first night out, Jimmy and his partner Otto Norden come across a robbery at the Wilson Plastics Company. A shooting occurs and Otto Norden is killed.

Andy can't believe it, but evidence points to Jimmy having been involved in a burglary while still on his street beat. Andy is angry and confused when Jimmy is suspended from the force.

Perry happens to be the attorney for Wilson Plastics and is on the scene when the night watchman, Ralph Pierce, is found strangled to death. Andy asks Perry to defend Jimmy.

Officer James Anderson--Dick Davalos (defendant)
Jerel Leland--Leonard Stone
Judge--S. John Launer

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