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 11, 1990
Matlock goes the distance to help a heavyweight boxing champ (Ken Foree) accused of killing a sports reporter. Clayton Ross: Stanley Kamel. Alana Leon: Wanda De Jesus. Mickey Callahan: Dick Bakalyan. Nick Underwood: Christopher Allport. Matlock: Andy Griffith.