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Matlock

Diary of a Perfect Murder (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Ben Matlock and his daughter Charlene defend a TV journalist accused of killing his ex-wife.
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Director
Writer
Dean Hargrove (created by)
Cinematographer
Edward R. Plante (as Ed Plante)
Casting Director
Eileen Mack Knight (as Eileen Knight)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 3, 1986

Release date
Mar 3, 1986 (United States)

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30 cast members
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Andy Griffith
Ben Matlock Ben Matlock   See fewer
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Lori Lethin
Attorney Charlene Matlock Attorney Charlene Matlock   See fewer
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Kene Holiday
Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday) Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday)   See fewer
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Steve Inwood
Steve Emerson Steve Emerson   See fewer
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Jack Bannon
Paul Lockwood Paul Lockwood   See fewer
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James McEachin
Police Lt. Frank Daniels Police Lt. Frank Daniels   See fewer
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Lawrence Pressman
Nelson White - TV anchor Nelson White - TV anchor   See fewer
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Dennis Lipscomb
Les McCall Les McCall   See fewer
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Katherine Cannon
Linda Coolidge Linda Coolidge   See fewer
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Billy Green Bush
Billy Ray Webber Billy Ray Webber   See fewer
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Robin Thomas
Prosecutor Burton Hawkins Prosecutor Burton Hawkins   See fewer
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Al Ruscio
Ernie 'The Tailor' Marzell Ernie 'The Tailor' Marzell   See fewer
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Nadya Starr
Mrs. Harris Mrs. Harris   See fewer
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Peter White
Atty. Harvey Ravanelle Atty. Harvey Ravanelle   See fewer
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Richard Lineback
Banning, the Hotel Desk Clerk Banning, the Hotel Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Erica Yohn
Betty Pearson Betty Pearson   See fewer
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Richard Newton
Judge Reynolds Judge Reynolds   See fewer
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Ted Sorel
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Darrell Zwerling
Dr. Farnsworth - Weatherman Dr. Farnsworth - Weatherman   See fewer
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Robert Schlitt
Mark Pearson Mark Pearson   See fewer
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James V. Christy
Mark Pearson Mark Pearson   See fewer
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James Hardie
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Caroline Schlitt
Mary Beth Mary Beth   See fewer
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James Ingersoll
National Informer Reporter National Informer Reporter   See fewer
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Lewis Musser
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Nave
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 203 votes