Courtroom drama about a cagey Atlanta defense attorney with a down-home demeanor and uptown strategy. Many of the Harvard-educated lawyer's cases were on the sensational side and often decided by `Perry Mason'-like last-minute revelations on the witness stand. The stories were hardly intricate, but this proved to be Andy Griffith's second monster hit, a (more…)
First Aired: February 21, 1989
Matlock analyzes the case of a psychiatrist accused of murdering the abusive husband of an emotionally disturbed patient, whose missing diary may hold the key. Dr. Forbes: James Sloyan. Dora: Maria Rangel. Hillary: Leslie Wing. Burgess: Michael Durrell.