Matlock (1986–1995)
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In California, Ben defends cookie magnate Alan Gardener who is accused of drowning his girlfriend Debbie O'Keefe, a bit-part actress who may have been involved with one of his friends.

Director:

Nicholas Sgarro (as Nick Sgarro)

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
Linda Purl ... Charlene Matlock (credit only)
Kene Holiday ... Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday)
Timothy Busfield ... Adam Gardner
Jimmy Baio ... Mark Williams
Herb Edelman ... Arthur Rydell (as Herbert Edelman)
Gary Grubbs ... Rev. S. J. Sweet
William Bogert ... Mr. Wallingford
Shawn Weatherly ... Debra O'Keefe
Gregory Itzin ... Carl Richardson
Jack Rader ... L.A. Lawyer
Rex Ryon Rex Ryon ... Buster
James A. Watson Jr. ... Prosecutor
Desi Arnaz Jr. ... Michael Porter
Greg Evigan ... Josh Sinclair
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Storyline

In Los Angeles, a woman is murdered and the police suspect her boyfriend. The accused goes to see Matlock, and asks for his advice. While his current lawyers want to plead him out, Ben tells him to fight. He agrees, and puts Ben in charge of the case. Matlock is suspicious of three friends who were with the victim and the accused the night of the murder. But which one is the real killer? Along with Tyler, Ben tries to figure it out, but he has a hard time navigating L.A. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com, benmatlocktv@gmail.com

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1987 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tyler tells Mark, Michael and Josh the events in the episode "The Judge." See more »

Soundtracks

Just A Little Bit More
Heard on Debra O'Keefe's radio
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