Matlock (1986–1995)
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The Reporter 

A woman arrives home to find her house on fire and her husband dead. The police believe she did it to kill her husband who supposedly was planning on leaving her. A newspaper reporter helps Ben and discovers the husband had a secret past.

Director:

Charles S. Dubin

Writers:

Dean Hargrove (created by), Robert Hamilton

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Griffith ... Ben Matlock
Linda Purl ... Charlene Matlock (credit only)
Kene Holiday ... Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday) (credit only)
Sarah Abrell ... Sally Duncan
David Carpenter ... Dan Abrams
Chris Cote ... Glen Palmer
Michael Flanagan Michael Flanagan ... Divorce Lawyer
David Froman David Froman ... Lt. Bob Brooks
Robert Harper ... Michael Palmer
Caryn Richman ... Laurie Palmer
Robin Thomas ... Prosecutor Burton Hawkins
Lee Wilkof ... Dr. Randolph
Andrew Divoff ... Federal Agent
Bob Delegall Bob Delegall ... Dr. Lewis Weeks
Lucille Meredith ... Judge Irene Sawyer
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Storyline

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 rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1987 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode has been aired alternately under the title "The Widow". See more »

Goofs

Before Matlock and the reporter first go into the reporter's car, we can see a red car parked directly in front of it. The reporter immediately starts his car and takes off, passing through the parking space that had been occupied by the red car. There is no sound of the red car's engine being started, or of it moving. See more »

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