Genre: Drama, Mystery
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.
S04, E12 (First Aired: Dec. 12, 1989)
Ben is surprised to discover that a reopened, 35-year-old murder case reveals familiar suspects.
S04, E18 (First Aired: Feb. 6, 1990)
Michelle and Conrad search for Ben, who may have been kidnapped by vengeful ex-convicts.