Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny, as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
Wealthy philanthropist Malcolm Engle reveals his plan to murder someone close to Ben Matlock at a certain time and place and challenges Matlock to try and prove he did it. When Lt. Bob Brooks becomes...
In this legal drama, Andy Griffith plays Ben Matlock, a criminal-defense lawyer based in Atlanta. Matlock typically identifies and confronts the perpetrator in a dramatic courtroom scene. His goal, most often, is to prove reasonable doubt of his client's guilt. Rumor suggests that the character is based on lawyer Bobby Lee Cook, Georgia's colorful "dean of criminal-defense attorneys."Written by
During the third season, Kene Holiday missed a total of seven episodes, because he was in rehab for drug and alcohol abuse. By the time he was three months sober, he had been fired from the show. See more »
Prison and jail cells are frequently shown without toilets in them. In the United States of America, the vast majority of jail cells and all prison cells have toilets in them. See more »
[Ben is escaping from his insurance agent into another room, and is praying to God]
Oh God, please cut out his tongue!
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