Matlock (1986–1995)
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The Idol 

A young lawyer who apes Ben's style is involved in blackmail and murder.

Director:

Frank Thackery

Writers:

Dean Hargrove (created by), Anne Collins (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Griffith ... Ben Matlock
Brynn Thayer ... Leanne McIntyre
Daniel Roebuck ... Cliff Lewis
John Beck ... Paul Cox
Kale Browne ... Brian Lowry (as Kale Brown)
Marsha Dietlein ... Joanne Walters
Michael C. Gwynne ... Richard Pepp
Mitchell Laurance ... Second Prosecutor
Scott N. Stevens Scott N. Stevens ... Sam Haskins
Tara Winston Tara Winston ... Judy Pohl
Stephen Michael Ayers ... Lt. Ed Bronson
Mick McGovern Mick McGovern ... First Prosecutor
Michele Weiss Michele Weiss ... Yolanda Burke
Al Wiggins Al Wiggins ... Judge Claggett
Eugene Casassa Eugene Casassa ... Judge #2
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Storyline

A young lawyer who apes Ben's style is involved in blackmail and murder.

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courtroom | sequel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In syndication, this episode was split as episodes 21 and 22 of the eighth season. See more »

Goofs

When Paul Cox throws Yolanda Burke off the balcony, she turns as she falls to face to the right with her left shoulder towards the ground. When the camera shows her after she is on the ground, she is facing the other direction, with her right shoulder on the ground. See more »

Connections

References In the Line of Fire (1993) See more »

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