Raymond Burr played the role of Perry Mason on television. Burr's death in 1993 prompted a prominent lawyer to say, ...

Maxx on January 17, 2021

Why E ?

Why is E a better answer than D ?

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shunhe on January 30, 2021

Hi @Maxx,

Thanks for the question! (D) is wrong because how lawyers are normally are portrayed on TV is irrelevant, so not a flaw in the argument.

(E), on the other hand, is correct, since the lawyer says things like “although not a lawyer” and “strove for authenticity,” which suggests that the lawyer knew the difference between Mason and Burr.

Hope this helps! Feel free to ask any other questions that you might have.