Title: Matlock
Series: 9
Episodes: 181
First Transmission: 1986

Matlock is a legal drama series starring Andy Griffith as defense attorney Ben Matlock – a Harvard-educated, fiery southerner who charges $100,000 a case to brilliantly defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Best Episode

The Dare (1994) – A wealthy philanthropist, Malcolm Engle, reveals his plan to murder someone close to Ben Matlock and challenges Matlock to try to prove that he did it.

Worst Episode

The Kidnapper (1990) – Conrad and Michelle revisit some old cases of Ben’s when he is kidnapped.

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Diary of a Perfect Murder (1986)
#2 The Judge (1986)
#3 The Stripper (1986)
#4 The Affair (1986)
#5 The Seduction (1986)
#6 The Don: Part 1 (1986)
#7 The Don: Part 2 (1986)
#8 The Sisters (1986)
#9 The Cop (1986)
#10 The Angel (1986)
#11 The Professor (1986)
#12 Santa Claus (1986)
#13 The Chef (1987)
#14 The Author (1987)
#15 The Rat Pack (1987)
#16 The Nurse (1987)
#17 The Convict (1987)
#18 The Court-Martial: Part 1 (1987)
#19 The Court-Martial: Part 2 (1987)
#20 The Therapist (1987)
#21 The People vs. Matlock (1987)
#22 The Photographer (1987)
#23 The Reporter (1987)
#24 The Doctors (1987)
#25 The Billionaire (1987)
#26 Blind Justice (1987)
#27 The Annihilator (1987)
#28 The Husband (1987)
#29 The Power Brokers: Part 1 (1987)
#30 The Power Brokers: Part 2 (1987)
#31 The Gambler (1987)
#32 The Network (1987)
#33 The Best Friend (1987)
#34 The Country Boy (1987)
#35 The Gift (1987)
#36 The Body (1988)
#37 The Reunion (1988)
#38 The Gigolo (1988)
#39 The Umpire (1988)
#40 The Investigation: Part 1 (1988)
#41 The Investigation: Part 2 (1988)
#42 The Hucksters (1988)
#43 The Lovelorn (1988)
#44 The Genius (1988)
#45 The Magician (1988)
#46 The Fisherman (1988)
#47 The Heiress (1988)
#48 The Lemon (1988)
#49 The Ambassador: Part 1 (1988)
#50 The Ambassador: Part 2 (1988)
#51 The Mistress (1988)
#52 The D.J. (1989)
#53 The Captain (1989)
#54 The Vendetta (1989)
#55 The Mayor: Part 1 (1989)
#56 The Mayor: Part 2 (1989)
#57 The Black Widow (1989)
#58 The Other Woman (1989)
#59 The Starlet (1989)
#60 The Psychic (1989)
#61 The Thief: Part 1 (1989)
#62 The Thief: Part 2 (1989)
#63 The Thoroughbred (1989)
#64 The Model (1989)
#65 The Cult (1989)
#66 The Blues Singer (1989)
#67 The Priest (1989)
#68 The Hunting Party: Part 1 (1989)
#69 The Hunting Party: Part 2 (1989)
#70 The Good Boy (1989)
#71 The Best Seller (1989)
#72 The Ex (1989)
#73 The Clown (1989)
#74 The Star (1989)
#75 The Con Man (1989)
#76 The Prisoner: Part 1 (1989)
#77 The Prisoner: Part 2 (1989)
#78 The Fugitive (1989)
#79 The Buddies (1989)
#80 The Scrooge (1989)
#81 The Witness (1990)
#82 The Student (1990)
#83 The Talk Show (1990)
#84 The Victim (1990)
#85 The Kidnapper (1990)
#86 The Pro (1990)
#87 The Informer: Part 1 (1990)
#88 The Informer: Part 2 (1990)
#89 The D.A. (1990)
#90 The Blackmailer (1990)
#91 The Cookie Monster (1990)
#92 The Mother (1990)
#93 Nowhere to Turn (1990)
#94 The Madam (1990)
#95 The Personal Trainer (1990)
#96 The Narc (1990)
#97 The Secret: Part 1 (1990)
#98 The Secret: Part 2 (1990)
#99 The Brothers (1990)
#100 The Cover Girl (1990)
#101 The Biker (1990)
#102 The Broker (1990)
#103 The Fighter (1990)
#104 The Critic (1991)
#105 The Parents (1991)
#106 The Man of the Year (1991)
#107 The Arsonist (1991)
#108 The Formula (1991)
#109 The Trial: Part 1 (1991)
#110 The Trial: Part 2 (1991)
#111 The Accident (1991)
#112 The Celebrity (1991)
#113 The Witness Killings (1991)
#114 The Witness Killings: Part 2 (1991)
#115 The Strangler (1991)
#116 The Nightmare (1991)
#117 The Marriage Counselor (1991)
#118 The Dame (1991)
#119 The Suspect (1991)
#120 The Defense (1991)
#121 The Game Show (1991)
#122 The Foursome (1991)
#123 The Picture: Part 1 (1992)
#124 The Picture: Part 2 (1992)
#125 The Outcast (1992)
#126 The Big Payoff (1992)
#127 The Abduction (1992)
#128 Mr. Awesome (1992)
#129 The Evening News: Part 1 (1992)
#130 The Evening News: Part 2 (1992)
#131 The Assassination: Part 1 (1992)
#132 The Assassination: Part 2 (1992)
#133 The Vacation (1992)
#134 The Legacy (1992)
#135 The Ghost (1993)
#136 The Class (1993)
#137 The Singer (1993)
#138 The Mark (1993)
#139 The Juror (1993)
#140 The Fortune (1993)
#141 The Debt (1993)
#142 The Revenge (1993)
#143 The Obsession (1993)
#144 The Divorce (1993)
#145 The Final Affair (1993)
#146 The Competition (1993)
#147 The Play (1993)
#148 The Fatal Seduction: Part 1 (1993)
#149 The Fatal Seduction: Part 2 (1993)
#150 The Diner (1993)
#151 The View (1993)
#152 The Last Laugh (1993)
#153 The Capital Offense (1993)
#154 The Haunted (1993)
#155 The Conspiracy (1993)
#156 Matlock’s Bad, Bad, Bad Dream (1993)
#157 The Defendant (1993)
#158 The Kidnapping: Part 1 (1994)
#159 The Kidnapping: Part 2 (1994)
#160 The Temptation (1994)
#161 The Crook (1994)
#162 The Murder Game (1994)
#163 Brennen (1994)
#164 The P.I. (1994)
#165 The Godfather (1994)
#166 The Idol (1994)
#167 The Accused (1994)
#168 The Scandal (1994)
#169 The Dare (1994)
#170 The Tabloid (1994)
#171 The Coach (1994)
#172 The Dating Game (1994)
#173 The Confession (1994)
#174 Dead Air (1994)
#175 The Getaway (1995)
#176 The Verdict (1995)
#177 The Deadly Dose (1995)
#178 The Target (1995)
#179 The Assault (1995)
#180 The Heist (1995)
#181 The Scam (1995)