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…)

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Season 1, Episode 18 The Convict

First Aired: February 10, 1987

Matlock defends a man whose murder case he lost seven years before and who is now accused of stabbing a fellow inmate. Lester Matthews: Larry Wilcox. Roger Bundy: Robert Walden. Sam Dolan: Robert Pine. Andrea Colter: Lee Purcell.

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