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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 Capital Offense

S08, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1993)
A con artist facing execution for murder exasperates Ben while having his case appealed.
  • Tue 5/31
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Broker

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 4, 1990)
Julie suspects that a murder and the perpetrator's apparent suicide are really a double homicide and pursues her own investigation.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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The Fighter

S05, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 1990)
A boxing champ (Ken Foree) is accused of murdering a journalist (Christopher Allport) who wrote an unfavorable article about him.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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(First Aired: Sep. 20, 1986)
A brilliant attorney takes on tough cases.
  • Wed 6/1
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Critic

S05, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 8, 1991)
The composer (Geoffrey Blake) of a Broadway-bound musical is accused of murdering its powerful critic (Tony Jay).
  • Thu 6/2
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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The Parents

S05, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 15, 1991)
Matlock defends a couple accused of murdering a new mother who changed her mind about giving up her baby for adoption.
  • Thu 6/2
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The Cover Girl

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 20, 1990)
Conrad and his fashion-model girlfriend ask Ben to defend a photographer who is accused of murdering a modeling agent.
  • Thu 6/2
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Man of the Year

S05, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1991)
On his way to a luncheon where he is to be honored as ``Man of the Year,'' Ben and his housekeeper have car trouble, are robbed and then arrested.
  • Fri 6/3
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The Arsonist

S05, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1991)
Ben defends a man accused of murdering his business partner during a fight about hiring an arsonist to burn down their failing store.
  • Fri 6/3
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The Biker

S05, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 27, 1990)
A movie star's former bodyguard, now a rebellious biker, is the primary suspect in the actor's murder.
  • Fri 6/3
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  • 216
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The Formula

S05, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1991)
Ben seeks the truth on behalf of a chemist accused of stealing a hair growth formula and murdering its inventor.
  • Sat 6/4
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The Accident

S05, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1991)
Matlock defends a man charged with killing an ambulance-chasing lawyer who specialized in personal injury claims against a local water-slide park.
  • Sat 6/4
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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The Celebrity

S05, E22  (First Aired: Apr. 30, 1991)
Ben defends a movie-queen turned cosmetics-mogul accused of murdering her former lover to prevent the publication of some revealing photos.
  • Sun 6/5
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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The Strangler

S06, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 25, 1991)
A serial killer (Richard Gilliland) whose eventual target is Ben embarrasses him in court by leaving false clues.
  • Sun 6/5
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The Nightmare

S06, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1991)
On his way to a dude ranch, Ben is knocked unconscious and dreams of himself as a frontier lawyer, with Conrad as a gunslinging client and Julie as the owner of a boardinghouse.
  • Mon 6/6
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The Marriage Counselor

S06, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 1991)
Ben's insurance agent (Ron Fassler) is charged with murdering a deceitful marriage counselor (Bryan Cranston) after the police learn the adviser was having an affair with the agent's wife (Kim Johnston Ulrich).
  • Mon 6/6
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The Foursome

S06, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1991)
Matlock risks being disbarred when he accuses the deputy district attorney of misconduct in her case against his client.
  • Mon 6/6
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Dame

S06, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 1991)
In a flashback case involving the young widow (Sheree J. Wilson) of a wealthy older man (Daniel Benzali), Ben recalls the investigative techniques his father taught him.
  • Tue 6/7
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  • 256
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The Defense

S06, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 6, 1991)
A grandmother's testimony is vital to Ben's defense of a youth who is charged with murdering his abusive father to protect his mother.
  • Tue 6/7
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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.
  • Tue 6/7
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  • 216
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The Game Show

S06, E10  (First Aired: Dec. 13, 1991)
Defending a game-show host (Peter Haskell) accused of killing his producer, Ben learns others had motives.
  • Wed 6/8
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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The Foursome

S06, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1991)
Matlock risks being disbarred when he accuses the deputy district attorney of misconduct in her case against his client.
  • Wed 6/8
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 256
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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.
  • Wed 6/8
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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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.
  • Thu 6/9
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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 6/9
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
  • 256
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The Haunted

S08, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1993)
A dissatisfied patient is suspected of murdering her plastic surgeon, but Ben thinks otherwise.
  • Thu 6/9
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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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 6/10
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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 6/10
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  • 256
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The Haunted

S08, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1993)
A dissatisfied patient is suspected of murdering her plastic surgeon, but Ben thinks otherwise.
  • Fri 6/10
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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The Class

S07, E06  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 1993)
Ben regrets teaching a public seminar on criminal law, when one of his students disappears without a trace after a class discussion on the perfect crime.
  • Sat 6/11
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  • 256
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The Singer

S07, E07  (First Aired: Jan. 28, 1993)
A country singer is murdered after firing her manager, who claims he was framed by the investigating lieutenant.
  • Sat 6/11
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  • 256
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The Mark

S07, E08  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1993)
Ben defends a country singer accused of murdering his dishonest business partner after the two open a club with money won in the lottery.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 256
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The Juror

S07, E09  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1993)
Emotions run high when Ben holds out against 11 fellow jurors faced with deciding an accused murderer's fate.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 256
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The Debt

S07, E12  (First Aired: Mar. 18, 1993)
Against her father's advice, Leanne reluctantly agrees to defend her former husband, who is accused of murdering a fellow lawyer.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 256
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The Revenge

S07, E13  (First Aired: Mar. 25, 1993)
Ben fights to protect his reputation from a deliberate campaign to ruin his credibility as a witness in a robbery trial.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 256
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The Obsession

S07, E14  (First Aired: Apr. 1, 1993)
Nightmares give Ben clues to the murderer of a celebrity doctor who was selling secrets about a client to the press.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 256
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The Divorce

S07, E15  (First Aired: Apr. 8, 1993)
Ben agrees to handle the divorce of his friends Clara and Duncan Farmington; a man collecting for charity sues after falling off Ben's porch steps.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 256
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The Competition

S07, E18  (First Aired: May. 6, 1993)
A music student who lost a scholarship competition is thought to have committed suicide, but Ben proves murder.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 256
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The Play

S08, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 23, 1993)
After losing his role in a community play, Ben is hired to defend the play's director, who is accused of murdering the leading lady.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 256
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The Diner

S08, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 14, 1993)
Ben recalls the '60s, when he resigned as judge to defend a black cook (Stan Shaw) accused of killing a bullying white sheriff.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 256
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The View

S08, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1993)
A murder case involves two stars of a local theater production and an argument Ben thought he saw from his hotel window.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • 256
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The Last Laugh

S08, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 4, 1993)
Milton Berle guest stars as a mouthy comic who stands accused of murdering an equally mouthy young comedian.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • 256
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The Capital Offense

S08, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1993)
A con artist facing execution for murder exasperates Ben while having his case appealed.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • 256
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  • 468
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The Conspiracy

S08, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 25, 1993)
A young attorney is involved in blackmail, jury tampering and murder when a chemical company is accused of carcinogenic pollution.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
  • 256
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  • 468
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Matlock's Bad, Bad, Bad Dream

S08, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 2, 1993)
In a dream, Ben defends a '30s club owner accused of shooting a saxophonist who was romancing his wife.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 256
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The Defendant

S08, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 16, 1993)
Leanne falls in love with her client, Gil Stoddard, a handsome philanthropist accused of murdering his partner.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • 256
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The Temptation

S08, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 27, 1994)
Ben's daughter Leanne becomes involved with a man who burgled her home, took her diary and now seems to know everything about her.
  • Sun 6/12
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
  • 256
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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.
  • Sun 6/12
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 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.
  • Sun 6/12
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  • 256
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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.
  • Mon 6/13
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 256
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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 6/13
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  • 256
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The Conspiracy

S08, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 25, 1993)
A young attorney is involved in blackmail, jury tampering and murder when a chemical company is accused of carcinogenic pollution.
  • Mon 6/13
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 216
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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 6/14
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 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.
  • Tue 6/14
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  • 256
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