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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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Dead Air

S09, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 8, 1994)
When a popular radio DJ is suspected in the murder of his partner whom he despised, Ben searches for the real killer.
  • Wed 6/28
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The Getaway

S09, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 5, 1995)
Matlock's client needs the testimony of a 12-year-old witness who insists on making a deal with the lawyer.
  • Wed 6/28
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The Verdict

S09, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 12, 1995)
The town's new assistant district attorney must prosecute her former lover, who has secured Matlock for his defense.
  • Wed 6/28
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The Deadly Dose

S09, E12  (First Aired: Feb. 2, 1995)
Jerri's sister is accused of murdering a surgeon who had her fired after he was sued for malpractice.
  • Wed 6/28
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The Big Payoff

S06, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 28, 1992)
Frugal Ben hires a hitchhiker (Randy Travis) to paint his home; Michelle and an insurance adjuster pursue an ad producer's murderer.
  • Wed 6/28
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The Target

S09, E13  (First Aired: Feb. 9, 1995)
After bailing out of a fishing trip because of seasickness, Ben thinks the ensuing explosion that killed a judge friend was intended for him.
  • Thu 6/29
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The Assault

S09, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 16, 1995)
After Matlock is mugged, he repays the man who helped him by offering legal representation in a lawsuit.
  • Thu 6/29
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The Judge

S01, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 23, 1986)
Judge Carter Addison (Dick Van Dyke) kills his mistress then presides over the murder trial as Matlock tries to defend a framed man.
  • Thu 6/29
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The Stripper

S01, E04  (First Aired: Sep. 30, 1986)
Ben defends an exotic dancer accused of murdering her ex-husband, a man determined to have her declared an unfit mother.
  • Thu 6/29
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The Abduction

S06, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 6, 1992)
Michelle is kidnapped by mobsters who offer her release in exchange for evidence Ben was given prior to a mob lawyer's murder.
  • Thu 6/29
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Affair

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 7, 1986)
A socialite retains Matlock to defend her husband's accused killer, a maid (Theresa Saldana) who won't help her own defense.
  • Fri 6/30
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The Seduction

S01, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 14, 1986)
Ben defends an over-the-hill quarterback (John Beck) with a reputation as a womanizer who is accused of killing his team-owner girlfriend.
  • Fri 6/30
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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The Sisters

S01, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1986)
Two sisters with a penchant for murder do away with their rich aunt and frame their uncle, whom Matlock agrees to defend.
  • Fri 6/30
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The Cop

S01, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1986)
A no-nonsense police officer (Hector Elizondo) turns to Matlock when he becomes a prime suspect in the murder of a local hood.
  • Fri 6/30
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Mr. Awesome

S06, E18  (First Aired: Apr. 17, 1992)
A woman is accused of murdering her estranged boyfriend; her imaginative son creates a comic book with parallels to the crime.
  • Fri 6/30
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  • 216
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The Angel

S01, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 25, 1986)
Matlock defends a rock star whose rowdy stage life appears to be affecting her courtroom performance.
  • Sat 7/1
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The Professor

S01, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 2, 1986)
Matlock's former professor and mentor (Don Porter), framed by students in a hit-and-run, seeks Ben's defense.
  • Mon 7/3
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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Santa Claus

S01, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 9, 1986)
Accused of murdering his stingy landlord, a sidewalk Santa Claus (Pat Hingle) seeks Matlock's defense.
  • Mon 7/3
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The Chef

S01, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 6, 1987)
A TV chef's (Cathryn Damon) ex-husband (Craig Claiborne), a noted culinary author, dies from sampling food on her show.
  • Mon 7/3
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The Evening News

S06, E19  (First Aired: Apr. 24, 1992)
A TV reporter is framed for his producer's murder, a smoke screen for a real estate scam and fictitious news story.
  • Mon 7/3
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The Author

S01, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1987)
A man (Parker Stevenson) is wrongfully accused of trying to kill the author (Audra Lindley) of an expose on a Georgia town.
  • Tue 7/4
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The Rat Pack

S01, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 20, 1987)
Matlock defends a young executive (Tim Busfield) framed in the murder of a starlet (Shawn Weatherly).
  • Tue 7/4
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The Nurse

S01, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1987)
Matlock is hired to defend a live-in nurse (Lise Cutter) charged with the killing of her multimillionaire patient (Ed Quinlan).
  • Tue 7/4
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The Convict

S01, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 10, 1987)
Matlock gets a second chance at justice when a former client, convicted of murder, kills an inmate in self-defense.
  • Tue 7/4
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The Evening News

S06, E20  (First Aired: May. 1, 1992)
Conrad makes a surprising discovery relating to a real estate scam after he infiltrates a street gang.
  • Tue 7/4
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  • 216
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The Therapist

S01, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 3, 1987)
A movie idol (Steve Bond) is accused of murdering the sex therapist who went public with his problems.
  • Wed 7/5
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The People vs. Matlock

S01, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 24, 1987)
Matlock is tried for jury tampering when a mild-mannered juror claims the attorney offered him a bribe.
  • Wed 7/5
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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.
  • Wed 7/5
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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.
  • Wed 7/5
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The Assassination

S06, E21  (First Aired: May. 8, 1992)
Ben and his visiting daughter believe there is a connection between Ben's client and the assassination of Atlanta's mayor.
  • Wed 7/5
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  • 216
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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.
  • Thu 7/6
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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.
  • Thu 7/6
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  • 256
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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.
  • Thu 7/6
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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.
  • Thu 7/6
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The Assassination

S06, E22  (First Aired: May. 8, 1992)
Ben and his visiting daughter believe there is a connection between Ben's client and the assassination of Atlanta's mayor.
  • Thu 7/6
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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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.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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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.
  • Fri 7/7
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  • 256
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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.
  • Fri 7/7
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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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.
  • Fri 7/7
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The Ghost

S07, E05  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1993)
Ben investigates a murder with the help of the victim's ghost (Franc Luz), whose widow is accused of the crime.
  • Fri 7/7
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  • 216
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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).
  • Sat 7/8
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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.
  • Mon 7/10
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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.
  • Mon 7/10
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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.
  • Mon 7/10
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The Vacation

S07, E01  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1992)
Ben Matlock is drawn into a murder investigation while vacationing with his daughter at an exclusive seaside resort.
  • Mon 7/10
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  • 216
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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.
  • Tue 7/11
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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.
  • Tue 7/11
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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.
  • Tue 7/11
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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.
  • Tue 7/11
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The Vacation

S07, E02  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1992)
Ben Matlock is drawn into a murder investigation while vacationing with his daughter at an exclusive seaside resort.
  • Tue 7/11
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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