Wednesday, September 28, 2016


[The television was on for warmth .]

“I’m sorry, Perry. My man in Japan is knocking himself out.”

Paul Drake may not be big in Japan, but he has a Japanese presence, if only in the form of a man. The long arm of the Drake Detective Agency reaches across the ocean and back, like an awkward metaphor.

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[Dialogue from the Perry Mason episode “The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper,” first aired May 15, 1966.]

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