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.
S08, E01 (First Aired: Sep. 23, 1993)
After losing his role in a community play, Ben is hired to defend the play's director, who is accused of murdering the leading lady.
S08, E04 (First Aired: Oct. 14, 1993)
Ben recalls the '60s, when he resigned as judge to defend a black cook (Stan Shaw) accused of killing a bullying white sheriff.