A writer is found shot to death while he was writing a tell-all book about Georgia's most prominent political family, the Douglases. James Douglas' ex-wife, Vanessa, is accused of the murder but Matlock agrees to defend her.

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Kari Lizer ...
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Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday)
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Dr. Sarah Perlman
David Froman ...
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Lamont Turkel
Josef Rainer ...
James Douglas
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Wilson Douglas
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Sylvia Richland
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Judge Arthur Beaumont
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Vanessa Douglas
Will Jeffries ...
Jeff Lindquist
James Mulholland ...
Steven Cassidy
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A writer is found shot to death while he was writing a tell-all book about Georgia's most prominent political family, the Douglases. James Douglas' ex-wife, Vanessa, is accused of the murder but Matlock agrees to defend her.

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8 December 1987 (USA)  »

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When Ben, Vanessa, and the Dr go into the Cassidys' study the back of a crew member is visible at the bottom left of the screen. See more »

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Benjamin Matlock: I know the prosecutor in this case, and she is a very tough cookie.
[takes a bite of his hot dog]
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