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.
When "Matlock" arrived on the scene back in 1987 I was a demographic anomaly. I was in my mid 30's at the time and I counted "Murder, She Wrote" and "Matlock" as among my favorite shows. I had a friend in the advertising business in New York City at the time and he would just shake his head and chuckle when I told him what I liked to watch. In any event several months ago I purchased "Matlock: The First Season". I have just now completed viewing all 24 … more