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Matlock is a legal drama series starring Andy Griffith as defense attorney Ben Matlock - a Harvard-educated, fiery southerner who charges $100,000 a case to brilliantly defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Genres: Drama
Station: ABC (US)
Rating: 0/10 from 0 users
Status: Ended
Start: 1986-03-03

Matlock Season 1 Air Dates


S01E01 - Diary of a Perfect Murder (1) Air Date: 03 March 1986 17:00 -

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Popular Atlanta attorney, Ben Matlock and his daughter Charlene defend TV journalist Steve Emerson who is accused of killing Linda Coolidge, his ex-wife.


S01E02 - Diary of a Perfect Murder (2) Air Date: 03 March 1986 17:00 -

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Popular Atlanta attorney, Ben Matlock and his daughter Charlene defend TV journalist Steve Emerson who is accused of killing Linda Coolidge, his ex-wife.


S01E03 - The Judge Air Date: 23 September 1986 16:00 -

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The episode starts out with Kevin Meredith and Joanne Leigh kissing in a room with Carter Addison watching them through the window with a pair of binoculars. He finally comes to the conclusion that his lover is cheating on him. He walks over to their apartment room, lets himself in, and waits for Kevin to go take a shower, before entering the bedroom, covering Joanne's mouth and then stabbing her to death in her bed. He leaves the knife on the floor, goes back out into the hall and calls the front desk, saying, "There is a woman screaming for help. Something terrible has happened". Then he takes his bag with the bloody clothes in it. Kevin comes out of the shower and finds a knife with blood all over it. He picks up the knife, looks over at the bed and sees Joanne dead, and then someone at the apartment comes in and sees him holding the murder weapon. It turns out Carter Addison is the judge presiding over the trial. Matlock becomes very suspicious when Carter asks him to step aside and have the son of another lawyer they are both familiar with take his place. Later in the episode Carter goes back and burns the bag with all of his bloody clothes in it. Matlock, however, beat him to it. He had replacements put there by Tyler Hudson and is able to present the real clothes in court. The prosecution then moves for dismissal.


S01E04 - The Stripper Air Date: 30 September 1986 16:00 -

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Years ago, Ben represented Jason Hardiman in his divorce proceedings, and upon his instructions, offered Carla a small fortune to relinquish custody of their son. She refused, and eventually won. Now Carla can only find work as a stripper. Jason goes to her work and again threatens to take their son Jimmy from her. When he is found at the edge of death, Carla is the immediate suspect. He is murdered while in the hospital, and Carla is the prime suspect. Ben's suspicions soon turn to a woman named Helen Shelly, but unfortunately, it's hard to find her. Doug Templitt seems to be the only one who knows where she is.


S01E05 - The Affair Air Date: 07 October 1986 16:00 -

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Matlock and Charlene represents the a Spanish maid accused of killing her employer, at the request of the man's widow. The request is a little odd, but it seems Christina Ward wants people to know exactly what kind of man her husband was. Matlock is more than a little uncomfortable when it seems Charlene is developing a tendre for the woman's son Clark, an old college chum of Charlene's. Before the man, whom Sonia used to date, was hospitalized with a bone injury and with a blow to the head, Tyler followed him.


S01E06 - The Seduction Air Date: 14 October 1986 16:00 -

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Matlock is hired to defend Brad Bingham, an aging football star with a reputation as a womanizer who was about to be cut from the team. Charlene is resistant to Ben's choice, as she believes everything the tabloids have to say about Brad...not only that, but years earlier, he'd had a brief relationship with her friend Ellen Hawley, who had tried to kill herself after they broke up. Brad requests Tyler to have a conversation with the bouncer in a bar named: Johnny Mack, who throws him, flung onto a table, pushed right through the hall and into a room where he falls onto a box, Johnny finally admits to everything he knows to Tyler, only in private. As the case continues, Charlene realises that not everything that's printed in the papers is true and that maybe Ellen wasn't quite honest with her, even though a call girl (Caryn Nelson) hired to make Brad look guilty almost convinces her that he is.


S01E07 - The Don (1) Air Date: 28 October 1986 17:00 -

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When Nicholas Baron, a well known mobster, is accused of murdering one of his rivals, he asks Ben and Charlene to represent him. Ben initially refuses, but agrees to represent Baron despite threats on his own life. He soon meets the entire family, and realises that despite what Baron has always done for a living, at heart he's a worried father who wants to clear his name.


S01E08 - The Don (2) Air Date: 04 November 1986 17:00 -

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Even though they've lost a key witness, Matlock keeps defending Nicholas Baron. Daniel tries to convince Matlock that his father just can't handle any stress due to his heart condition, but Nicholas continues to beg Matlock to clear his name. While Matlock investigates a suspect closer to home than Baron would want, Charlene blows her chance at a relationship with Paul when she can't separate the man from the legend.


S01E09 - The Sisters Air Date: 11 November 1986 17:00 -

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Harold Scully is a boring man. But at least he knows that. When he beg old acquaintance Ben Matlock to defend him on charges of murdering his wealthy wife Esther, Matlock reluctantly agrees, though Tyler talked him to. The more investigating he does, the more he realises that there is something seriously wrong with Harold's two nieces, sisters Julia and Emily.


S01E10 - The Cop Air Date: 18 November 1986 17:00 -

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Detective Joe Peters has been accused of taking bribes and murdering a fence, and also suspected in the death of a fellow cop. When it comes right down to it, one of the other cops on the force was more involved than they should have been.


S01E11 - The Angel Air Date: 25 November 1986 17:00 -

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Matlock reluctantly agrees to hire free-spirited rock star Angel after Charlene reveals she's already taken the job for them. Angel has been accused of killing her manager, and due to an alcohol induced black-out, can't even offer herself an alibi for the night. Matlock gets more and more angry when Angel continues to ignore his suggestions at toning down her life-style, but luckily he's able to get through to her before her attitude gets her convicted of murder.


S01E12 - The Professor Air Date: 02 December 1986 17:00 -

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Professor Erskine Tate wakes from a drunken stupor behind the wheel of his car. He doesn't know how he got there or what happened. When he's accused of having hit a mailman during his drunken joyride, he goes to a former student, Ben Matlock, for help, and Ben investigates two students and a teaching assistant.


S01E13 - Santa Claus Air Date: 09 December 1986 17:00 -

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When a down-on-his luck Santa Claus (Tom McCabe) is accused of killing the landlord who was about to evict not only him but everyone else in the apartment complex, the people in his building take up a collection and come to Matlock to ask him to defend him. They may not like Tom, but none of them believe him guilty of murder. Matlock ignores his own misgivings about a man he can't help but dislike and agrees to defend Tom.


S01E14 - The Chef Air Date: 06 January 1987 17:00 -

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Michael and Victoria Edwards may be divorced, but unfortunately, she couldn't keep him from being a guest on her show. When Michael dies after testing out the dish they were cooking, Victoria is immediately charged with his murder. Matlock agrees to defend her, and gets some good home cooking in the bargain.


S01E15 - The Author Air Date: 13 January 1987 17:00 -

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Mary Ann Newton has written a book (Secret Confessions) that purports to be fiction, but upon a deeper look, it seems to be an expose on the citizens of a small town. When an attempt made on her life gets a local reverend instead, Matlock is called in to defend the suspected killer. As the case goes on, Matlock realises that Ms. Newton may not be the right target for the would-be killer.


S01E16 - The Rat Pack Air Date: 20 January 1987 17:00 -

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When cookie entrepreneur Adam Gardner's girlfriend is found dead in his hot tub, the case against him looks bleak, especially when an eye witness points the finger at him. After his corporate lawyers advise him to plead guilty, Gardner hires Ben Matlock to defend him, hence Matlock and Tyler travel to Beverly Hills. While Matlock believes in his client's innocence, the more he learns about the victim, the greater the motive his client has, especially once love letters turn up that were exchanged between the victim and Josh Sinclair, Adam's supposed best friend.


S01E17 - The Nurse Air Date: 03 February 1987 17:00 -

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Kathy Warren was a private nurse working for the St. Johns. One night while she was out, Peter St. John died, and when it was determined to be murder, she was the prime suspect. She hired Matlock to defend her, offering her engagement ring as a fee. After Lacey St. John told A.D.A. Julie March that the ring had been stolen from their home, Matlock realised that something wasn't right in the St. John house, and that someone was lying to him.


S01E18 - The Convict Air Date: 10 February 1987 17:00 -

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Seven years ago Ben defended Les Matthews, who was accused of killing his friend and business partner and Ben lost. Today Matthews has been granted parole. While working in the library, Wayne Lashley enters with his two goons, Lipton and Foley. While Lipton and Foley keep watch, Lashley tries to kill Les, but in the struggle, it's Lashley who ends up dead, and Les who ends up looking guilty. Matthews is charged with Lashley's murder and Ben wants to defend him. He sends Tyler undercover in the prison and places him with the cellmate of the man who was killed. He gives Ben evidence that not only proves Matthews is telling the truth but also who was responsible for the murder that Matthews was convicted of seven years ago.


S01E19 - The Court Martial (1) Air Date: 17 February 1987 17:00 -

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Ben is hired by a friend to defend his son, who is in the army, who's been charged with killing the sadistic lieutenant, whose mistreatment of his men led to the death of his friend. Ben begs Tyler to do undercover in the Army, because Chris's father and Gen. Connors both had to go all the way to the pentagon to get Tyler's & Chris' platoon. In the midst of the hearing, the defendant is gone.


S01E20 - The Court Martial (2) Air Date: 24 February 1987 17:00 -

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As the case progresses, Ben discovers that the lieutenant and four other officers may have been involved in some kind of illegal activities. Charlene and Tyler have both been working undercover, getting close to one of those officers, examines him on the stand and he reveals that they have been smuggling drugs. Ben then examines one of the officers and has him reveal to the court the scar that the lieutenant left on him after he killed him. He then reveals that he and the other two officers drew straws on who would kill him cause, an investigation might reveal their activities.


S01E21 - The Therapist Air Date: 03 March 1987 17:00 -

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Matlock is hired to defend a popular actor when he's accused of killing the man who ran the sex-therapy clinic where he was staying, ostensibly for releasing his name to the press. He's got a temporary thorn in his side, though, in the form of Cassie Phillips, a law student he once made an off-hand comment to about looking him up for a job, as a lawyer's assistant, who is taking advantage of him in not doing the job he asked her to do. Tyler told Matlock that Cassie was kidnapped at the clinic, pretending Kimberly Bradshaw was not there.


S01E22 - The People vs. Matlock Air Date: 24 March 1987 17:00 -

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While defending union boss Gerald O'Hara, who has been accused of murdering his chief rival for his seat (Dan Keaton), Matlock is furious when juror number seven (Harry Craven) comes forward to announce that he was paid off by Matlock to vote a certain way. Luckily for Matlock, Julie knows him well enough to know he would never take a bribe, and she helps him prove that he's innocent, and that his client was railroaded by the same man who tried to bring down Ben.


S01E23 - The Photographer Air Date: 31 March 1987 17:00 -

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Amy Adler had a juvenile record before becoming a photographer's assistant, who'd been terminated for coming to work late. When the photographer she used to work for is murdered, she begs Matlock to help her out. While pro bono cases aren't usually his style, something about the feisty young woman catches his interest, and he agrees to help her out. Amy is beaten up by a man, causing her best dress to get ruined, when she got supplies from the studio. Tyler rescues her and heard she took the man's picture.


S01E24 - The Reporter Air Date: 05 May 1987 16:00 -

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When Laurie Palmer is arrested for killing her husband, the reporter covering the case is convinced of her innocence, and goes to Ben Matlock looking for help.


S01E25 - The Doctors Air Date: 12 May 1987 16:00 -

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An evil head physician, Dr. David Westlake caused a lot of trouble towards his medical students. One of his students had planned to kill him. When Dr. Westlake's body is found by Dr. Bruce Jacobs, who fled at the scene of the crime, all the questioning falls on him. Matlock, who has a pain in his hip, decides to take the case on a busy yet explanatory handsome physician.

Matlock Actors

Linda Purl(Charlene Matlock)

Daniel Roebuck(Cliff Lewis)

Nancy Stafford(Michelle Thomas)

Clarence Gilyard, Jr.(Conrad McMasters)

Andy Griffith(Ben Matlock)

Kene Holliday(Tyler Hudson)

Julie Sommars(A.D.A. Julie March)

Brynn Thayer(Leanne MacIntyre)

Carol Huston(Jerri Stone)

Alice Hirson(Hazel)

Lori Lethin(Charlene Matlock)

Kari Lizer(Cassie Phillips)



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