TV Episodes Full List of Matlock Episodes

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Below is a complete Matlock episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Matlock episodes are listed along with the Matlock episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Matlock episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Everything from “The Fugitive” to “The Reunion” is included below. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Matlock episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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The Hucksters - Alternate Ending (2) Feb 16 1988 - Don Ridgely

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The Hucksters - Alternate Ending (1) Feb 16 1988 - Jane Barnes

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The Hucksters - Alternate Ending (3) Feb 16 1988 - Stephen Spector

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The Convict Feb 10 1987 - Seven years ago Ben defended Les Matthews, who was accused of killing his friend and business partner and Ben lost. Today Matthews has been granted parole. While working in the library, Wayne ...more

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The Professor Dec 02 1986 - Professor Erskine Tate wakes from a drunken stupor behind the wheel of his car. He doesn't know how he got there or what happened. When he's accused of having hit a mailman during his drunken ...more

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The Angel Nov 25 1986 - Matlock reluctantly agrees to hire free-spirited rock star Angel after Charlene reveals she's already taken the job for them. Angel has been accused of killing her manager, and due to an alcohol ...more

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The Doctors May 12 1987 - Dr. David Westlake was a nasty piece of work who had a reputation for making trouble for his medical students. Any one of four men had a motive to kill Westlake, but suspicion lands on Dr. ...more

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The Stripper Sep 30 1986 - Years ago, Ben represented Jason Hardiman in his divorce proceedings, and upon his instructions, offered Carla a small fortune to relinquish custody of their son. She refused, and eventually ...more

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Santa Claus Dec 09 1986 - When a down-on-his luck Santa Claus (Tom McCabe) is accused of killing the landlord who was about to evict not only him but everyone else in the apartment complex, the people in his building ...more

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The Don (1) Oct 28 1986 - When Nicholas Baron, a well known mobster, is accused of murdering one of his rivals, he asks Ben Matlock to represent him. Ben initially refuses, but agrees to represent Baron despite threats ...more

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The Author Jan 13 1987 - Mary Ann Newton has written a book (Secret Confessions) that purports to be fiction, but upon a deeper look, it seems to be an expose on the citizens of a small town. When an attempt made on her ...more

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The People vs. Matlock Mar 24 1987 - While defending union boss Gerald O'Hara, who has been accused of murdering his chief rival for his seat (Dan Keaton), Matlock is furious when juror number seven (Harry Craven) comes forward to ...more

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The Court Martial (2) Feb 24 1987 - As the case progresses, Ben discovers that the lieutenant and four other officers may have been involved in some kind of illegal activities. Charlene who has been working undercover and gets ...more

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The Don (2) Nov 04 1986 - Even though they've lost a key witness, Matlock keeps defending Nicholas Baron. Daniel tries to convince Matlock that his father just can't handle any stress due to his heart condition, but ...more

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The Chef Jan 06 1987 - Michael and Victoria Edwards may be divorced, but unfortunately, she couldn't keep him from being a guest on her show. When Michael dies after testing out the dish they were cooking, Victoria is ...more

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The Photographer Mar 31 1987 - Amy Adler had a juvenile record before becoming a photographer's assistant. When the photographer she works for is murdered, she begs Matlock to help her out. While pro bono cases aren't usually ...more

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The Cop Nov 18 1986 - Detective Joe Peters has been accused of taking bribes and murdering a fence, and also suspected in the death of a fellow cop. When it comes right down to it, one of the other cops on the force ...more

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The Therapist Mar 03 1987 - Matlock is hired to defend a popular actor when he's accused of killing the man who ran the sex-therapy clinic where he was staying, ostensibly for releasing his name to the press. He's got a ...more

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Diary of a Perfect Murder (1) Mar 03 1986 - Atlanta lawyer Ben Matlock takes on the high profile case of a television reporter accused of murdering his former wife. The case is complicated when his daughter Charlene develops feelings for ...more

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The Court Martial (1) Feb 17 1987 - Ben is hired by a friend to defend his son, who is in the army, who's been charged with killing the sadistic lieutenant, whose mistreatment of his men led to the death of his friend.

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The Judge Sep 23 1986 - Ben Matlock accepts the pro bono case of Kevin Meredith, a young man accused of murdering his lover, whom Ben soon realises had a much more powerful lover.

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The Seduction Oct 14 1986 - Matlock is hired to defend Brad Bingham, an aging football star with a reputation as a womanizer who was about to be cut from the team. Charlene is resistant to Ben's choice, as she believes ...more

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The Nurse Feb 03 1987 - Kathy Warren was a private nurse working for the St. Johns. One night while she was out, Peter St. John died, and when it was determined to be murder, she was the prime suspect. She hired ...more

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The Affair Oct 07 1986 - Matlock represents the a maid accused of killing her employer, at the request of the man's widow. The request is a little odd, but it seems Christina Ward wants people to know exactly what kind ...more

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The Rat Pack Jan 20 1987 - When Beverly Hills cookie entrepreneur Adam Gardner's girlfriend is found dead in his hot tub, the case against him looks bleak, especially when an eye witness points the finger at him. After ...more