Erle Stanley Gardner's ever-resourceful attorney was brought to TV in this popular 1957-66 CBS series. Raymond Burr starred as Mason, a defense lawyer who used his keen legal mind--along with help from faithful secretary Della Street (Barbara Hale) and private investigator Paul Drake (William Hopper)--to outsmart witnesses and trick them into admitting their guilt. William Talman also starred. 271 episodes on 72 discs. 242 1/2 hrs.