A judge plans to get away with murder - he kills his mistress and then presides over the trial over the innocent man suspected of the crime. Unfortunately for the judge, Ben Matlock is the young man's attorney, but will Matlock risk his friendship with the judge for justice to prevail?
Part 2 of this courtroom drama in which Ben finds himself in a dilemma after his client makes a confession and then retracts it.
Matlock's Harvard Law School class reunion is marred by murder, and Matlock suspects one of his old classmates is guilty.
Matlock meets his new neighbor - the annoying and amusing Les Calhoun - and shortly takes him on as a client when Les is accused of murdering an unscrupulous car salesman.
Alex Winthrop, an old protege of Matlock's, asks for his help in defending the British ambassador to the U.S. The man stands accused of murdering his mistress' husband, and he has chosen to waive his diplomatic immunity and stand trial. Matlock travels to the Big Apple to take the case.
This week's episode revolves around an "accidental" duck hunting death.
When Ben (Andy Griffith) investigates the murder of a country singer (Joyce Bowden), the list of suspects includes her former business manager and her ex-husband (Peter Jurasik, Frederic Lehne).