Season 4 - Matlock (1986)
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Matlock (1986)

Country: USA

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Director: Christopher Hibler, Harvey S. Laidman, Leo Penn, Frank Thackery, ...

Writers: Dean Hargrove, Gerald Sanoff, Joel Steiger, Anne Collins, ...

Stars: Andy Griffith, Nancy Stafford, Julie Sommars, Clarence Gilyard Jr., ...

"Matlock" features criminal defense attorney Ben Matlock seeking to prove the innocence of his client as he takes on his/her case, of which most involve murders. He does this with the help of a team of people, which changed from season to season but included over the years Conrad McMasters, daughter Charlene Matlock, and Cliff Lewis.

Seasons:   Unknown - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1

Season 4 Series:

19 Sep 1989
S4, Ep1 - The Hunting Party: Part 1


Matlock travels to Manteo, North Carolina, to defend Spencer Hamilton, the brother of Frank, who was killed in a duck-hunting accident. After Ryan Bartell was shot, immediately after Spencer's brother, Matlock also was approached by a handsome young sheriff, Conrad McMasters, to find evidence in killing Ryan.
19 Sep 1989
S4, Ep2 - The Hunting Party: Part 2


After Conrad calmed Matlock down, realizing he was framed for all the dope that he had in his car, he investigates the three guys who killed Ryan Bartell, each of whom were all liars. In the end, Matlock hired Conrad as a full-time partner and private investigator in Atlanta, after leaving his hometown of Manteo, North Carolina.
26 Sep 1989
S4, Ep3 - The Good Boy


A woman's son who resents that his mom has a new husband and doesn't hide it. Her husband feeling that her son needs to be straightened out, wants to send him to a military school. But when he refuses, her husband tells him that unless he goes, his mother is going to know what he has been doing. So he kills him. Eventually his mother is arrested and Ben defends her.
10 Oct 1989
S4, Ep4 - The Best Seller


17 Oct 1989
S4, Ep5 - The Ex


24 Oct 1989
S4, Ep6 - The Clown


31 Oct 1989
S4, Ep7 - The Star


07 Nov 1989
S4, Ep8 - The Con Man


When a client of Ben's is taken by some con artists, he decides to get back at them. When one of them is killed and when another one decides to testify against him Ben defends him. Michelle tries to work on another member of the team and is taken with him.
14 Nov 1989
S4, Ep9 - The Prisoner: Part 1


21 Nov 1989
S4, Ep10 - The Prisoner: Part 2


28 Nov 1989
S4, Ep11 - The Fugitive


Matlock knew Drew Carey since he was a little boy. He is actually framed for the murder of his uncle, prior to his crazy temper tantrums. Matlock thought Drew was a nice person, when Drew himself turned into a corrupt, young man, who refused to follow his lawyer's orders suspecting that Valerie (a young woman who married her husband) actually had done it, when she was having an affair with a construction worker. Despite Drew finding himself innocent for not killing his uncle, the judge also sentenced him to an indefinite community service, due to his behavioral ...
12 Dec 1989
S4, Ep12 - The Buddies


19 Dec 1989
S4, Ep13 - The Scrooge


02 Jan 1990
S4, Ep14 - The Witness


09 Jan 1990
S4, Ep15 - The Student


16 Jan 1990
S4, Ep16 - The Talk Show


23 Jan 1990
S4, Ep17 - The Victim


06 Feb 1990
S4, Ep18 - The Kidnapper


13 Feb 1990
S4, Ep19 - The Pro


20 Feb 1990
S4, Ep20 - The Informer: Part 1


Ben takes a case representing a fellow lawyer who is accused of murdering a mobster Ben considers dropping him after he starts manipulating is case.
27 Feb 1990
S4, Ep21 - The Informer: Part 2


Ben continues to investigation the murder of a mobster and finds a chain of events that leads to a murder several years earlier.
20 Mar 1990
S4, Ep22 - The D.A.


01 May 1990
S4, Ep23 - The Blackmailer


Matlock defends Peter Dolan, a state senator accused of murdering Ron Winfield, a comic strip artist who was going to go public on Dolan's affair with another senator's wife.
08 May 1990
S4, Ep24 - The Cookie Monster