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A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (1995)

Bill McKenzie's niece works as a production assistant for controversial television personality Josie Joplin, who publicly accuses her of having an affair with her husband. One night ... See full summary »

Director:

Vincent McEveety

Writers:

Gerry Conway, Erle Stanley Gardner (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hal Holbrook ... Wild Bill McKenzie
Barbara Hale ... Della Street
William R. Moses ... Ken Malansky
Tony Roberts ... Toby Joplin
Victoria Jackson ... Lisa Kaye
David Rasche ... Ben Landry
Holland Taylor ... Janice
Tina Yothers ... Claire Howard
Khrystyne Haje ... Patricia MacDonald
Susan Diol ... Ivy West
James McEachin ... Lt. Brock
John Laughlin
Leslie Bevis ... Rosa Westlake
H. Richard Greene
Sal Viscuso
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Bill McKenzie's niece works as a production assistant for controversial television personality Josie Joplin, who publicly accuses her of having an affair with her husband. One night McKenzie's niece receives a message which she believes is from Josie to go to her hotel room, when she gets there someone knocks her out and when she wakes up, Josie is dead and she's the number one suspect, so McKenzie defends her. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Final movie of the Perry Mason series in which Hal Holbrook substituted after the death of Raymond Burr. See more »

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Follows The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935) See more »

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Court is Dismissed
17 March 2002 | by Mark-129See all my reviews

The last of the "Perry Mason" mysteries is a real treat. Hal Holbrook once again portrays maverick lawyer Bill McKenzie with style in a tale although formalic to the extreme contains more than one surprising turn. With Holland Taylor joining the cast as McKenzie's assistant, it looks like the producers were hoping to continue the series under a new name.


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