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.
(First Aired: Feb. 19, 1991)
Appointed state prosecutor, Ben investigates his predecessor's murder.
S05, E20 (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1991)
Special Prosecutor Matlock faces a top defense attorney in his prosecution of two judges and a lawyer.