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.
S01, E19 (First Aired: Feb. 17, 1987)
Ben defends a rebellious young soldier framed in the murder of his sadistic lieutenant.
S01, E20 (First Aired: Feb. 24, 1987)
While defending Private Hughes (Tony Becker), Matlock uncovers a scandal that could ruin four officers.