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Matlock

Don't be fooled by his down-home demeanor and country-boy ways; criminal defense lawyer Ben Matlock is worth every penny of his fee. Count on Matlock to visit the crime scene, scope out the clues everyone else missed, and dramatically reveal the real criminal (usually a killer) during a climactic trial sequence.

Premiere:
Sep 20, 1986
Original Network:
ABC
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The Photographer

S01, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 31, 1987)
A woman (Julie Ronnie) is accused of murdering her boss, a photographer who was involved in blackmail.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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The Reporter

S01, E24  (First Aired: May. 5, 1987)
Matlock is asked to help when a newlywed is accused of murdering her husband -- whose body is not the one in the morgue.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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The Doctors

S01, E25  (First Aired: May. 12, 1987)
A young resident seeks Ben's defense when he is framed for the murder of his formidable chief surgeon.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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The Kidnapping

S08, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1994)
An FBI agent investigating the kidnapping of Ben's friend is accused of killing a colleague.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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Blind Justice

S02, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 29, 1987)
A sculptor (David Ogden Stiers) frames Michelle's friend for the murder of the man responsible for his blindness.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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The Husband

S02, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 20, 1987)
Ben tackles a case in which a murdered man's three wives are suspects in the killing.
  • Tue 8/22
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The Annihilator

S02, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 13, 1987)
A surprise witness seems to hinder an acquittal for Ben's client (Dick Butkus), a professional wrestler accused of murder.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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The Network

S02, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 1, 1987)
A TV producer is accused of murdering the programming chief at the top-rated network.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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The Kidnapping

S08, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 20, 1994)
Ben sets out to prove the innocence of an FBI agent who is involved in a murder setup and the kidnapping of Ben's friend.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Best Friend

S02, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 8, 1987)
Matlock defends the subject of a slain biographer and learns a disturbing fact about his client during the trial.
  • Wed 8/23
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The Country Boy

S02, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 15, 1987)
Ben defends a country singer (David Carradine) who was too drunk to remember whether he killed his sister-in-law.
  • Wed 8/23
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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The Gift

S02, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 22, 1987)
When Matlock takes on the defense of a man accused of murdering his vindictive ex-wife, he also has his hands full baby-sitting the man's daughter.
  • Wed 8/23
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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The Gambler

S02, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 29, 1987)
Matlock goes to Las Vegas to defend a friend (Bruce Weitz) charged with murdering his girlfriend (Marg Helgenberger).
  • Wed 8/23
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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The Crook

S08, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1994)
A rare-book collector, who is also a parishioner at Ben's church, is accused of killing a college professor.
  • Wed 8/23
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Body

S02, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 5, 1988)
Matlock defends a woman accused of killing the exercise instructor she believed was having an affair with her husband.
  • Thu 8/24
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The Reunion

S02, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 12, 1988)
Ben must defend an old friend when a former law school classmate, who was the accused's business partner, is murdered.
  • Thu 8/24
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The Gigolo

S02, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 19, 1988)
Ben defends a dance instructor charged in the murder of a wealthy, jealous matron who cut off his money.
  • Thu 8/24
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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The Umpire

S02, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 26, 1988)
Ben defends his boss (Richard Kline), accused of killing an umpire during his softball team's playoff game.
  • Thu 8/24
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 256
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The Murder Game

S08, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 10, 1994)
Ben agrees to participate in a charity event -- a murder mystery weekend that becomes all too real when the host is found dead.
  • Thu 8/24
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Hucksters

S02, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 16, 1988)
Ben must defend an infuriated investor who is accused of murdering the slick owner of a bogus company.
  • Fri 8/25
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The Lovelorn

S02, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 23, 1988)
Matlock encounters a family full of suspects when an advice-to-the-lovelorn columnist is murdered.
  • Fri 8/25
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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The Genius

S02, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 15, 1988)
When his genius nephew (Bill Mumy) is accused of murder, Ben's only hope for acquittal lies in his client's ability to outwit a computer.
  • Fri 8/25
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The Magician

S02, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 22, 1988)
Ben unearths more than one suspect while defending a magician (Michael E. Knight) accused of murdering a devious assistant.
  • Fri 8/25
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Brennan

S08, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 17, 1994)
Ben vies with a formidable D.A. (George Dzundza) while defending a client accused of killing a city councilwoman.
  • Fri 8/25
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  • 216
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The Fisherman

S02, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 29, 1988)
Ben defends a Vietnamese fisherman accused of killing the man who was terrorizing him and his fellow countrymen.
  • Sat 8/26
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The Heiress

S02, E24  (First Aired: May. 3, 1988)
Upon her release from a mental sanitarium, an heiress faces charges of murdering the accountant handling her trust fund.
  • Mon 8/28
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The Lemon

S03, E01  (First Aired: Nov. 29, 1988)
Ben's new neighbor (Don Knotts) is framed for the murder of a car dealer who sold him a defective automobile.
  • Mon 8/28
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The Mistress

S03, E04  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1988)
Ben searches for a witness capable of clearing his client in her unfaithful husband's murder.
  • Mon 8/28
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P.I.

S08, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 3, 1994)
Ben's friend (George Peppard), a private investigator, and his estranged daughter (Tracy Nelson) try to re-establish their relationship while probing the murder of a director's (Jonathan Banks) mistress.
  • Mon 8/28
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The DJ

S03, E05  (First Aired: Jan. 3, 1989)
Ben dislikes his client, an obnoxious radio personality accused of killing a rival disc jockey.
  • Tue 8/29
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  • 256
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The Captain

S03, E06  (First Aired: Jan. 10, 1989)
Ben defends a patrolman framed for murder but is upset when the prime suspect appears to be the chief of police, an old friend.
  • Tue 8/29
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The Vendetta

S03, E07  (First Aired: Jan. 17, 1989)
Convinced his brother was framed for murder, a psychopath takes Matlock's associates hostage.
  • Tue 8/29
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The Black Widow

S03, E10  (First Aired: Feb. 14, 1989)
A death and new evidence hamper Ben's efforts to clear the name of a wrongfully imprisoned former client.
  • Tue 8/29
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  • 256
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The Godfather

S08, E20  (First Aired: Apr. 28, 1994)
Ben throws a prenuptial party for his goddaughter at his house, resulting in murder.
  • Tue 8/29
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Other Woman

S03, E11  (First Aired: Feb. 21, 1989)
Another suspect's dual personality damages Ben's defense of a psychiatrist accused of killing a patient.
  • Wed 8/30
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The Starlet

S03, E12  (First Aired: Feb. 28, 1989)
Ben defends an ex-girlfriend's (Anne Francis) daughter (Nia Peeples), a pageant winner accused of murdering a contestant.
  • Wed 8/30
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 256
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The Psychic

S03, E13  (First Aired: Mar. 7, 1989)
A woman (Camilla More) who had a premonition of her boyfriend's death becomes a suspect in his murder.
  • Wed 8/30
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  • 256
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The Thoroughbred

S03, E16  (First Aired: Apr. 18, 1989)
The defense of a mentally impaired farmhand accused of murder uncovers foul play involving a racehorse.
  • Wed 8/30
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  • 256
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The Idol

S08, E21  (First Aired: May. 19, 1994)
Ben represents fellow lawyer Sam Haskins, who got involved in blackmail and murder while vacationing with his girlfriend on St. Thomas.
  • Wed 8/30
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Model

S03, E17  (First Aired: Apr. 25, 1989)
Ben defends a famous journalist who is accused of murdering an internationally known model.
  • Thu 8/31
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The Cult

S03, E18  (First Aired: May. 2, 1989)
A man who attempted to rescue his son from a religious cult is framed for the murder of the cult leader.
  • Thu 8/31
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The Blues Singer

S03, E19  (First Aired: May. 9, 1989)
Matlock attempts to clear a blues musician (Joe Seneca) framed for the murder of a rock star.
  • Thu 8/31
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  • 256
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The Priest

S03, E20  (First Aired: May. 16, 1989)
While reluctantly defending a construction contractor accused of murdering a priest, Matlock finds another clergyman is a prime suspect.
  • Thu 8/31
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The Idol

S08, E22  (First Aired: May. 19, 1994)
Ben represents fellow lawyer Sam Haskins, who got involved in blackmail and murder while vacationing with his girlfriend on St. Thomas.
  • Thu 8/31
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Good Boy

S04, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 26, 1989)
Defending a widow accused of murdering her second husband, Ben suspects her jealous son (Brian Bloom) of the crime.
  • Fri 9/1
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  • 256
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The Bestseller

S04, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 10, 1989)
A district attorney matches wits with a much-despised author (Tricia O'Neil) after the writer's best friend dies.
  • Fri 9/1
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 256
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The Ex

S04, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 17, 1989)
When Ben and Julie go to Baltimore to defend a case, the prosecuting attorney turns out to be Julie's ex-husband.
  • Fri 9/1
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 256
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The Clown

S04, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 1989)
Ben defends a circus clown accused of killing his partner; Conrad gets trapped in a tiger's cage.
  • Fri 9/1
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 256
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The Scandal

S09, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 20, 1994)
The prime suspect in the murder of a prominent attorney is an employee (Melora Hardin) who accused him of sexual harassment.
  • Fri 9/1
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Star

S04, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 1989)
Ben defends a director accused of killing an aging actress (Anita Morris) during her horror-film death scene.
  • Sat 9/2
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 256
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