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 19, 1991
Matlock is asked to be a prosecutor in the case of a murdered ADA (John Carter), but he can't dismiss the fact that the man may have been on the take. Part 1 of two. O'Hare: Carmen Argenziano. Bennett: Mike Farrell. Levin: Diana Muldaur. Matlock: Andy Griffith.