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Matlock

The Thief: Part 1 (Season 3, Episode 14)
TV Episode | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A coin dealer discovers that a man working for him has been stealing. He then demands that he returns everything that he took or pay back what he took. When he is found dead, the dealer is charged for murder. He hires Ben to defend him. ...See moreA coin dealer discovers that a man working for him has been stealing. He then demands that he returns everything that he took or pay back what he took. When he is found dead, the dealer is charged for murder. He hires Ben to defend him. And also the private investigator whom the dealer hired to get evidence against the man is giving Ben and Tyler unsolicited assistance, and is also a little impetuous, making things tough for Ben to get evidence that can clear his client. Written by See less
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Director
Harvey S. Laidman (as Harvey Laidman)
Writers
Dean Hargrove (created by) | Gerald Sanoff | Joyce Burditt (executive story editor)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Patricia Burke (as Patricia A. Burke)
Casting Directors
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 28, 1989

Release date
Mar 28, 1989 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Andy Griffith
Ben Matlock Ben Matlock   See fewer
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Nancy Stafford
Michelle Thomas Michelle Thomas   See fewer
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Julie Sommars
Julie March (credit only) Julie March (credit only)   See fewer
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Kene Holiday
Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday) Tyler Hudson (as Kene Holliday)   See fewer
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Cindy Morgan
Linda Hansfield Linda Hansfield   See fewer
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Frances Fisher
Nancy Proctor Nancy Proctor   See fewer
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Henry G. Sanders
Mitchell Sands Mitchell Sands   See fewer
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Tom Henschel
Rob Casey Rob Casey   See fewer
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Madison Mason
Jeffrey Barr Jeffrey Barr   See fewer
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Ron Karabatsos
Dominic Vincent Dominic Vincent   See fewer
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David Froman
Police Lt. Bob Brooks Police Lt. Bob Brooks   See fewer
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Dirk Blocker
Vincent's Aide Vincent's Aide   See fewer
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Steven Anderson
Prosecutor David 'Hangman' Hawkins Prosecutor David 'Hangman' Hawkins   See fewer
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John Harkins
Michael Koskoff Michael Koskoff   See fewer
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Joel Carlson
David Proctor David Proctor   See fewer
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Lew Horn
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
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Donna LaBrie
Postal Clerk Postal Clerk   See fewer
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Lucille Meredith
Judge Irene Sawyer Judge Irene Sawyer   See fewer
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Caskey Swaim
Jimmy the Hood (as Casky Swaim) Jimmy the Hood (as Casky Swaim)   See fewer
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James V. Christy
Sands' Associate Sands' Associate   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 79 votes