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: December 2, 1986
Matlock defends a former law professor charged with vehicular homicide. James Billings: Daniel Davis. Wesley Wallace: Nicholas Cascone. Eric Lane: Christopher McDonald. Sara: Betty Lynn. Charlene: Linda Purl.