When a house blows up and a body is found which appears to be that of the owner. The police investigate and think that the man's wife is a suspect. When she is arrested, a reporter tells Ben about her and when he offers to defend her, the reporter hopes to get a story. When they look into the man's background, they discover a lot of irregularities. And even the neighbor saw some peculiar things on the night of the explosion. Written by
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This episode has been aired alternately under the title "The Widow". See more
Before Matlock and the reporter first go into the reporter's car, we can see a red car parked directly in front of it. The reporter immediately starts his car and takes off, passing through the parking space that had been occupied by the red car. There is no sound of the red car's engine being started, or of it moving. See more