Matlock (1986–1995)
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The Tabloid 

When the editor of a tabloid newspaper is murdered, a senatorial candidate is accused of murdering him after he smeared her in his newspaper.

Director:

Christopher Hibler

Writers:

Dean Hargrove (created by), Anne Collins (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Griffith ... Ben Matlock
Daniel Roebuck ... Cliff Lewis
Carol Huston ... Jerri Stone
Ray McKinnon ... Wade Parsons (as Ray Mc Kinnon)
Tricia O'Neil ... Carol Davis
Salvator Xuereb ... Chet Sellers
J. Don Ferguson J. Don Ferguson ... Reverend Wesley Masters
Michael Goodwin ... Ross Buckley
Rhoda Griffis ... Linda Kirsch
Robert C. Treveiler ... John Nash (as Rob Treveiler)
Larry Parks Larry Parks ... Leo Harmon (as Barry Bell)
Michael Genevie Michael Genevie ... Attorney for Reverend Masters
Lisa Norman Lisa Norman ... Miss Van Ness
Tamara Burnham Tamara Burnham ... Secretary
Deacon Dawson ... Photographer #2
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Storyline

When the editor of a tabloid newspaper is murdered, a senatorial candidate is accused of murdering him after he smeared her in his newspaper.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1994 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Chet Sellers: [Ben destroys the film in his camera] That's private property!
Ben Matlock: You're trespassing, so I guess now we're even.
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Crazy Credits

The "produced by Fred Silverman" credit at the end of the episode shrinks and flies away like the title credits of "Star Wars", as it is implied at the end of the episode that Ben saw an alien. See more »

Soundtracks

Red River Valley
Traditional
Sung by Andy Griffith and Carol Huston
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