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, 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.
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).