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: May 8, 1992
A judge's investigation of the mayor's assassination triggers a frame-up, but Matlock's daughter (Brynn Thayer) aims to shoot down the conspiracy's coverup. Part 1 of two. Judge: Kristoffer Tabori. Brodsky: Rene Auberjonois. Chief Young: Eddie Jones. Calhoun: Don Knotts.