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Matlock

"The Dare"

Murder occurs after a millionaire philanthropist tells Ben he is planning one and dares him to solve it.  (Repeat)

Tue 8/11 5:00 AM  HMMHD
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Drama, Mystery, Mystery and Suspense

Cast:
Andy Griffith, Daniel Roebuck, Carol Huston, David Froman (Guest Star), Terry O'quinn (Guest Star), Marion Guyot (Guest Star), Gary wade Morton (Guest Star), Ben Epps (Guest Star), Gabe Caggiano (Guest Star), Terry Loughlin (Guest Star)

8/1/15
05:00 AM
"The Debt"  Against her father's advice, Leanne reluctantly agrees to defend her former husband, who is accused of murdering a fellow lawyer.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/2/15
05:00 AM
"The Obsession"  Nightmares give Ben clues to the murderer of a celebrity doctor who was selling secrets about a client to the press.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/2/15
06:00 AM
"The Divorce"  Ben agrees to handle the divorce of his friends Clara and Duncan Farmington; a man collecting for charity sues after falling off Ben's porch steps.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/3/15
05:00 AM
"The Competition"  A music student who lost a scholarship competition is thought to have committed suicide, but Ben proves murder.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/4/15
05:00 AM
"The Diner"  Ben recalls the '60s, when he resigned as judge to defend a black cook accused of killing a bullying white sheriff.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/4/15
06:00 AM
"The View"  A murder case involves two stars of a local theater production and an argument Ben thought he saw from his hotel window.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/5/15
05:00 AM
"The Last Laugh"  Milton Berle guest stars as a mouthy comic who stands accused of murdering an equally mouthy young comedian.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/5/15
06:00 AM
"The Capital Offense"  A con artist facing execution for murder exasperates Ben while having his case appealed.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/6/15
05:00 AM
"The Conspiracy"  A young attorney is involved in blackmail, jury tampering and murder when a chemical company is accused of carcinogenic pollution.  (Repeat) HMMHD
8/6/15
06:00 AM
"Matlock's Bad, Bad, Bad Dream"  In a dream, Ben defends a '30s club owner accused of shooting a saxophonist who was romancing his wife.  (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.