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The Coach 

A hot-tempered basketball coach finds himself in a different kind of court when he's accused of killing a team booster who wanted him to pay a huge sum to attract a major prospect, and he hires Matlock to draw up a defense.

Director:

Russ Mayberry

Writers:

Dean Hargrove (created by), William T. Conway (as William Conway)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Griffith ... Ben Matlock
Daniel Roebuck ... Cliff Lewis
Carol Huston ... Jerri Stone
John Ducey ... Barry Glover
Marty Rackham ... Coach Jimmy Nash
C.K. Bibby C.K. Bibby ... Red Tolman
Lee Lively Lee Lively ... Judge Caldwell
Marc Macaulay ... Det. Robert 'Bob' Garrison
Amy Parrish ... Claire
Justin Smith Justin Smith ... Daniel Downing
Diana Taylor Diana Taylor ... A.D.A. Harrington
John Ward ... Ron Sipes (as John D. Ward)
Marilyn Allen Marilyn Allen ... Kay Tolman
Keith Hargrove Keith Hargrove ... Car Salesman
Bill Huggins Bill Huggins ... Referee
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Storyline

Gol' dang shenanigans in college basketball leads to the murder of a car dealer and college booster, Red Tolman. Matlock has to defend the basketball coach who is indicted for the crime. The case hinges on a Haliburton briefcase and Matlock, once again, proves that clean living and Geritol keeps the wily, old buzzard bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Written by regulatornc

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1994 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Final appearance of Diana Taylor as A.D.A. Harrington. See more »

Soundtracks

It is Well With My Soul
Written by Horatio Spafford and Phillip Bliss (1876)
Sung by Carol Huston and church choir
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