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Matlock

"The Best Friend"

Matlock defends the subject of a slain biographer and learns a disturbing fact about his client during the trial.  (Repeat)

Sat 4/25 5:00 PM  HMMHD
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Drama, Mystery, Mystery and Suspense

Cast:
Andy Griffith, Kene Holliday, David Froman, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Julie Sommars, Katherine Cannon (Guest Star), Nana Visitor (Guest Star), Grant Heslov (Guest Star), Josef Rainer (Guest Star), Bert Remsen (Guest Star), Jean bruce Scott (Guest Star), Jason Wingreen (Guest Star)

Crew:
Gerald Sanoff (Writer), Tony Mordente (Director)

4/21/15
05:00 AM
"The Cop"  A no-nonsense police officer turns to Matlock when he becomes a prime suspect in the murder of a local hood.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/21/15
06:00 AM
"The Angel"  Matlock defends a rock star whose rowdy stage life appears to be affecting her courtroom performance.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/22/15
05:00 AM
"The Professor"  Matlock's former professor and mentor, framed by students in a hit-and-run, seeks Ben's defense.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/22/15
06:00 AM
"Santa Claus"  Accused of murdering his stingy landlord, a sidewalk Santa Claus seeks Matlock's defense.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/23/15
05:00 AM
"The Chef"  A TV chef's ex-husband, a noted culinary author, dies from sampling food on her show.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/23/15
06:00 AM
"The Author"  A man is wrongfully accused of trying to kill the author of an expose on a Georgia town.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/24/15
05:00 AM
"The Rat Pack"  Matlock defends a young executive framed in the murder of a starlet.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/24/15
06:00 AM
"The Nurse"  Matlock is hired to defend a live-in nurse charged with the killing of her multimillionaire patient.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/25/15
05:00 AM
"The Convict"  Matlock gets a second chance at justice when a former client, convicted of murder, kills an inmate in self-defense.  (Repeat) HMMHD
4/25/15
06:00 AM
"The Therapist"  A movie idol is accused of murdering the sex therapist who went public with his problems.  (Repeat) HMMHD
Matlock

Premise
Don't be fooled by his down-home demeanor and country-boy ways; criminal defense lawyer Ben Matlock is worth every penny of his fee. Count on Matlock to visit the crime scene, scope out the clues everyone else missed, and dramatically reveal the real criminal (usually a killer) during a climactic trial sequence.

Current cast
Andy Griffith as Benjamin L. Matlock
Julie Sommars as Asst. D.A. Julie March
Linda Purl as Charlene Matlock
Nancy Stafford as Michelle Thomas
Brynn Thayer as Leanne McIntyre
Carol Huston as Jerri Stone
Kene Holliday as Tyler Hudson
Clarence Gilyard jr. as Conrad McMaster
Daniel Roebuck as Cliff Lewis
Kari Lizer as Cassie Phillips

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.