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Matlock

The Chef (Season 1, Episode 13)
TV Episode | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

During the taping of her TV cooking show, chef Victoria Edwards' ex-husband Mike, whom she hates, samples her cooking, then keels over dead from cyanide poisoning. Ben and Charlene investigate and the killer moves to strike again.
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Director
Writers
Dean Hargrove (created by) (story by) | Anne Collins (teleplay by) | Joel Steiger (story by) | David R. Toddman (story by)
Composer
Dick DeBenedictis (as Dick De Benedictis)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 6, 1987

Release date
Jan 6, 1987 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Andy Griffith
Ben Matlock Ben Matlock   See fewer
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Linda Purl
Charlene Matlock 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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Roddy McDowall
Christopher Hoyt Christopher Hoyt   See fewer
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Allan Arbus
Peter Leonie Peter Leonie   See fewer
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Ray Reinhardt
Stefan Lichtman Stefan Lichtman   See fewer
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James McEachin
Police Lt. Frank Daniels Police Lt. Frank Daniels   See fewer
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Nancy Lane
Leslie Leslie   See fewer
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Craig Claiborne
Michael Edwards Michael Edwards   See fewer
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Michael Durrell
D.A. Lloyd Burgess D.A. Lloyd Burgess   See fewer
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Cathryn Damon
Victoria Edwards Victoria Edwards   See fewer
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Jeff Austin
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Joseph Burke
Bakery Manager Bakery Manager   See fewer
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Richard Newton
Judge Richard Cooksey Judge Richard Cooksey   See fewer
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Buddy Garion
Poker Player Poker Player   See fewer
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Adriano Rebora
Man (as Adriano Reboro) Man (as Adriano Reboro)   See fewer
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Conrad Hurtt
Police officer (uncredited) Police officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 80 votes