Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny, as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
Wealthy philanthropist Malcolm Engle reveals his plan to murder someone close to Ben Matlock at a certain time and place and challenges Matlock to try and prove he did it. When Lt. Bob Brooks becomes...
A singer-composer finds an old blues musician living on the streets. He takes the old man to his home over the objections of everyone. Later the singer is found dead. The old man is arrested and Ben ...
"Matlock" features criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock seeking to prove the innocence of his client as he takes on his/her case, of which most involve murders. He does this with the help of a team of people, which changed from season to season but included over the years Conrad McMasters, daughter Charlene Matlock, and Cliff Lewis. Written by
Clarence Gilyard, Jr. appeared in almost every episode of the NBC edition of the show, after he joined the cast, before production moved to North Carolina for the series seventh year. He was about to co-star in Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), which made Gilyard's scheduling more difficult. See more »
[Ben is escaping from his insurance agent into another room, and is praying to God]
Oh God, please cut out his tongue!
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This is one of my top shows I enjoy. If it isn't my favorite, it sure is close to it. I love old TV shows, more then todays shows, so there are a lot of old shows I enjoy.
I remember watching this at times when my Dad would watch it. I believe it used to be on every Wednesday at 1:00 PM and he would watch it every time it was on. I have season 1-4 and 6 so far and now halfway through season one. The show is very well done. None of the episodes are boring. So, if you likes shows like this, you shouldn't be disappointed.
I highly recommend it. It is a great show to watch and never as dull moment.
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