Genre: Drama, Mystery
Premise: 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.
S02, E17 (First Aired: Feb. 2, 1988)
Ben takes up the defense of a longtime client (Shaun Cassidy) accused of murdering a Senate grandstander investigating organized crime.
S02, E18 (First Aired: Feb. 9, 1988)
Ben must prevent a mob war when the crime-boss father of his client discovers the evidence against his son was manufactured.