Matlock (1986–1995)
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The Hucksters 

An unscrupulous head of a pyramid scheme selling face cream, dies during a stage infomercial interview. One of the salespeople he swindled, Hal, is blamed for the murder. Ben takes the case despite Hal's lack of funds.

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(created by), (teleplay) (as Philip Mishkin) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

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Ben Matlock
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Michelle Thomas
Kari Lizer ...
Cassie Phillips (credit only)
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Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday)
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Jane Barnes
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Ken Pritchard
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Don Ridgely
Robert Lesser ...
Robert Ullman
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Stephen Spector
Rob Wininger ...
Hal Simpson
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Roselle
Nick DeMauro ...
Charlie (as Nick De Mauro)
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Alice Wierman
Lucille Meredith ...
Judge Irene Sawyer
Stephanie Shroyer ...
Cathy Wolfe
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An unscrupulous head of a pyramid scheme selling face cream, dies during a stage infomercial interview. One of the salespeople he swindled, Hal, is blamed for the murder. Ben takes the case despite Hal's lack of funds.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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16 February 1988 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Three endings were filmed, each revealing a different character as the actual murderer. When the episode aired on NBC-TV on 16 February 1988, viewers were given the opportunity to call a 900 toll number and vote for the killer. See more »

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