While in the midst of planning a fishing trip with Leanne, Ben finds himself summoned to jury duty. He assumes that no prosecutor would ever have him on a jury but he soon finds himself the lone holdout on a jury that wants to convict a husband accused of killing his wife. Despite what everyone else thinks, he sets out to prove the accused is not guilty. Written by
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Some of the stories on Matlock were thinly veiled remakes of famous movies, like "The Trial", which shared many elements with All the President's Men. This one is very similar to 12 Angry Men, with a similar story that even includes the racial conflict among the jurors of the original story. See more
References The Andy Griffith Show