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
When Ben Matlock is riding with the reporter, Dan Abrams, Matlock tells Abrams there is a car following them, and to hit the brakes. When the car following them hits them from behind, Matlock turns around in his seat in order to write down the license number. However, the cars were together nose-to-tail, and there is no way he could have seen the license plate. See more