Matlock (1986–1995)
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The Captain 

Ben Matlock is hired to defend a police officer who has been framed for murder by a fellow police officer.

Director:

Frank Thackery

Writers:

Dean Hargrove (created by), Lincoln Kibbee (as Link Kibbee) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Griffith ... Ben Matlock
Nancy Stafford ... Michelle Thomas (credit only)
Julie Sommars ... Julie March (credit only)
Kene Holiday ... Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday) (credit only)
Stuart Fratkin ... Malcolm
David Froman David Froman ... Lt. Bob Brooks
Julie Fulton ... Off. Donna Dawson
Albert Hall ... Assistant D.A. Corbalis
David Neidorf ... Off. Jim Shanley
Joe Urla ... Sgt. Jerry Reese
Richard Herd ... Police Capt. Edward Hanna / The Mad Hatter
Gary Davies Gary Davies ... Officer Drucker (as Gary Michael Davies)
Bill Kohne Bill Kohne ... Young Punk
Eric Menyuk ... Attorney
James Tartan James Tartan ... Judge Douglas Merrill
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Storyline

Ben Matlock is hired to defend a police officer who has been framed for murder by a fellow police officer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

cat and mouse | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Matlock reveals his middle name to be Layton. See more »

Goofs

When Capt. Hanna is planting evidence at the street scene he is careful to wear gloves while he is doing so, but when he is planting evidence in the locker room he doesn't wear them, which would have put his fingerprints on everything. See more »

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