CTVA US Legal Drama - "Matlock" (Fred Silverman/DeanHargrove/NBC) Season 3 (1988-89) Andy Griffith

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Season 3 (1988-89)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################### Matlock ##################
############## season 3 1988-89 ##############
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NBC Tuesdays 8:00-9:00 pm Eastern
Regular/Recurring Cast:
Nancy Stafford as Michelle Thomas
Don Knotts as Les "Ace" Calhoun
Albert Hall as Asst D.A. (season 3)
Steven Anderson as Asst D.A. Hawkins (seasons 3,4,5)

3.1 [--] Matlock: THE LEMON
29Nov88
Written by Diana Kopald Marcus d. Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
T.J.Cassidy......................John McCann
George Brenner...................Alan Miller
Honest Earl Edwards..............Seymour Cassel
Jessie Martin....................Cindy Morgan
Chuck, the Mechanic..............Beau Starr
Asst. DA..............................Ron Rasner (recurring)
Policeman........................David P. Lewis
Matlock's attitude toward his new neighbor Les sours when Les is accused of murdering the used-car
dealer who sold him a lemon.

3.2 [--] Matlock: THE AMBASSADOR: Part 1: 06Dec88
3.3 [--] Matlock: THE AMBASSADOR: Part 2: 13Dec88
Teleplay by Anne Collins / Story by Dean Hargrove & Joel Steiger
d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Shelby Russell................Lisa Hartman
Anthony Stewart...............Neil Dickson
Alex Winthrop.................Daniel Roebuck
Thomas Baldwin................David Ogden Stiers
Michael Russell...............Charles Bateman
Dr.Douglas Clark..............John Rubinstein
Asst DA.......................Albert Hall
..............................Michael G. Gwynne
..............................John Finnegan
Edward Kramer.................Dorian Harewood
Elizabeth Farrell.............Anne Haney
Bunabi........................Reggie Montgomery
Synopsis (pt 1):
A British ambassador is accused of murdering his lover's husband, but rather than hiding behind diplomatic
immunity,his New York attorney sends for Matlock to negotiate a solution.
Synopsis (pt 2):
After a murder attempt on Matlock and the ambassador fails, Matlock sets out to find the only witness to
the original crime--his client's accuser (Lisa Hartman).

3.4 [--] Matlock: THE MISTRESS
20Dec88
Written by Robert Hamilton d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Wanda Sutton..................Lara Piper
Dan...........................Pat Skipper
Albert Agura..................Alex Colon
Thomas Freemont...............Phillip Sterling
Ted Lawrence..................Beau Billingslea
Frank Grady...................Nick Angiotti
Laura McCord..................Pamela Galloway
Cortez........................Judd Omen
David McCord..................David Ruprecht
Judge Irene Sawyer............Lucille Meredith (recurring)
Bailiff.......................Freddie Dawson
Court Clerk...................Bill Dearth
Fred..........................Robert Donley
Sgt. Sam Donnelly.............Greg Finley
Connie........................Alba Francesca
Guard.........................Ronald William Lawrence
Charlie.......................Nick de Mauro
Harold........................Harry Woolf
Matlock and Julie head for the hills in pursuit of a material witness in the case of a wife accused
of shooting her philandering husband.

3.5 [--] Matlock: THE D.J.
3Jan89
Written by Bill Dana d. Tony Mordente
Guest Cast:
Arthur Saxon..................S.A.Griffin
Marty Lynch...................Ben Slack
Diedre Wallace................Alexa Hamilton
Leonard Gilbert...............Raymond Singer
Robby Moore...................Robert Krantz
Reporter #2...................Helen Neiner Hanson
Reporter #1...................Miguel Mariott
Maitre d'.....................Alex Rodine
Judge Mary Russell............Elizabeth Hoffman
Judge John Brenner............Ron Pinkard
Matlock reluctantly agrees to try to keep Michelle's caustic deejay friend from facing the music when
he's accused of cancelling a rival jock's show--permanently.

3.6 [--] Matlock: THE CAPTAIN
10Jan89
Written by Link Kibbee d. Frank Thackery
Guest Cast:
Capt. Edward Hanna............Richard Herd
Sgt. Jerry Reese..............Joe Urla
Off. Jim Shanley..............David Neidorf
Off. Donna Dawson.............Julie Fulton
Lt. Bob Brooks................David Froman (recurring)
Malcolm ......................Stuart Fralkin
Young Punk....................Bill Kohne
Asst DA.......................Albert Hall
Bo Edmunds....................Charles Martinez
Officer Barnes................Louis Tucker
Detective.....................Parker Whitman
Officer Drucker...............Gary Michael Davies
Attorney......................Eric Menyuk
Judge Douglas Merrill.........James Tartan
Bum...........................Stan Yale
Matlock does the investigating when his friend, a burned-out police captain, constructs an elaborate
frame to escape a young cop's accusations of murder.

3.7 [--] Matlock: THE VENDETTA
17Jan89
Written by Robert Schlitt d. David Solomon
Guest Cast:
Nick Collins/Ned Billings......Mitchell Laurance
A distraught man (Mitchell Laurance) takes Matlock's friends hostage and, while they wait for his return,
Michelle, Julie and Tyler try to dissuade the gunman with tales of Ben's sly detective work and courtroom
heroics
(shown via clips from past episodes).

3.8 [--] Matlock: THE MAYOR: Part 1: 31Jan89
3.9 [--] Matlock: THE MAYOR: Part 2: 07Feb89
Teleplay by Robert Schlitt / Story by Dean Hargrove & Joel Steiger
d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Mayor Brian Berelli..........John Calvin
Judge Franklin...............Georg Stanford Brown
Jack Brennert................Dennis Franz
Janice Barelli...............Kathryn Leigh Scott
Chris Reardon................Tony Maggio
Joseph Chan..................Evan Kim
Paul O'Neill.................Tony Soper
.............................Lisa Sloan
.............................Alan Stork
.............................Ford Rainey
.............................Bianca Rossini
.............................Paul Collins
Mrs. Luzinsky................Hanna Hertelendy
Sgt Lou Marshall.............Mel Stewart
Synopsis (pt 1):
Matlock blows into the Windy City when he's hired by a reporter (Tony Soper) to defend the 60's radical
accused of assassinating Chicago's mayor.
Synopsis (pt 2):
Reporter O'Neill (Tony Soper) tracks the mayor's killer to Texas while, back in Chicago, Matlock uncovers
the motive-- a dirty real-estate deal involving a respected judge.

3.10 [--] Matlock: THE BLACK WIDOW
14Feb89
Written by Gerald Sanoff d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Ken Wilson...................Jeff Allin
Steve Davidson...............Kristoffer Tabori
Bob King.....................Ken Kimmins
Terri Young..................Rhonda Aldrich
.............................Susan Krebs
.............................Michael Laskin
.............................Debra Sandlund
.............................Barbara Whinnery
.............................Mark Withers
.............................Lee Kessler
Matlock gets another shot at a case when a recently paroled client is again accused of murdering his
wife after she turns up alive and well and rich.

3.11 [--] Matlock: THE OTHER WOMAN
21Feb89
Written by Philip Mishkin d. Robert Scheerer
Guest Cast:
Erin Whitley/Shannon.........Nana Visitor
Dr. Lucas Forbes.............James Sloyan
Dora Marquez.................Maria Rangel
Hillary Benson...............Leslie Wing
DA Lloyd Burgess..................Michael Durrell (recurring)
Adam Whitley.................Peter Mark Richman
Mr. Puttman..................Jerome Guardino
Bailiff......................Kahil Wheaton
Mickey.......................J.D.Hall
Matlock analyzes the case of a psychiatrist accused of murdering the abusive husband of an emotionally
disturbed patient, whose missing diary may hold the key.

3.12 [--] Matlock: THE STARLET
28Feb89
Written by Marvin Kupfer d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Janet Masters................Anne Francis
Don Mosher...................Roddy McDowall
Lauren Masters...............Rebecca Staab
Roger Anderson...............Charles Cioffi
Joey DeFalco.................Tom Everett
Dana Williams................Tonya Lee Williams
Morgan Girard................Nia Peeples
?Abby Smith..................Tuesday Knight
DA Hawkins...................Steven Anderson (recurring)
Policeman....................Julian Gamble
Bellhop......................Graham Galloway
Secretary....................Elizabeth Storm
Connie.......................Theresa Hayes
Presenter....................Suzanne Schnulle
Piano Player.................Ray Templin
Jury Foreman.................Daryl Wood Gerber
An old flame of Matlock's asks him to represent her daughter, a talent-show contestant who's been accused
of murdering the blackmailer who came in second.

3.13 [--] Matlock: THE PSYCHIC
7Mar89
Teleplay by Beth & Ron Austin / Story by Sue Downey
d. Frank Thackery
Guest Cast:
Les "Ace" Calhoun............Don Knotts (recurring)
Jennifer Holtz...............Camilla More
Marie Willis.................Jennifer Holmes
Spaulding Kane...............Michael Ensign
Cyril Henning................Christian Clemenson
Iris Vogel...................Carolyn Seymour
Dick Blake...................Alex Daniels
Maid.........................Carla Folk
Security Guard...............Jack Mordock
Judge Cooksey................Richard Newton (recurring)
Piano Player.................Ray Templin
Matlock doesn't have to be psychic to know he'll defend the clairvoyant (Camilla More) who claimed she'd
be arrested for a murder before the crime even took place.

3.14 [--] Matlock: THE THIEF: Part 1: 28Mar89
3.15 [--] Matlock: THE THIEF: Part 2: 04Apr89
Written by Gerald Sanoff d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Michael Koskoff..............John Harkins
Mitchell Sands...............Henry G. Sanders
Jeffrey Barr.................Madison Mason
Nancy Proctor................Frances Fisher
Det. Bob Brooks..............David Froman (recurring)
Dominic Vincent..............Ron Karabatsos
Linda........................Cindy Morgan
Jimmy, the Hood..............Caskey Swaim
Vincent's Aide...............Dirk Blocker
David Proctor................Joel Carlson
Security Guard...............Lew Horn
Postal Clerk.................Donna LaBrie
Postal Inspector.............Burr Middleton
Sands Associate..............James V. Christy
Bill Pollinger...............Walter Teper
Asst. D.A. .........................Steven Anderson (recurring)
Saleswoman...................Marie Chambers
Charles Demming..............Dennis Creaghan
Piano Teacher................Mary Fogarty
Building Manager.............Phyllis Franklin
.............................Tom Henschel
Synopsis (pt 1):
A rare-coin dealer invests his trust in Matlock when he's accused of murdering a thieving employee,
while Tyler puts in his two cents when Matlock agrees to let another PI (Cindy Morgan) work the case.
Synopsis (pt 2):
Tyler and Linda search for her kidnapped son, and Matlock finds a quarter that's invaluable to his case.

3.16 [--] Matlock: THE THOROUGHBRED
18Apr89
Written by Maryanne Kasica & Michael Scheff d. Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
Tommy Jenks..................Don Swayze
Sam Taylor...................Claude Akins
Patricia Taylor..............June Chadwick
John Donovan.................Lonny Chapman
Clint Purdy..................Kenneth J. McGregor
Motel Manager................Ned Bellamy
Sandra Taylor................Susan Walden
Sgt Charlie..................Chris Anastasio
Policeman....................Nigel Gibbs
Ed...........................Alan Koss
Manager......................Karl Anthony Smith
Matlock doesn't horse around when it comes to the defense of a mentally handicapped stablehand accused of
murdering the manager of a Thoroughbred farm.

3.17 [--] Matlock: THE MODEL
25Apr89
Written by Robert Schlitt d. Tony Mordente
Guest Cast:
Sally Hitchcock..............Pamela Bowen
David Tanney.................John Martinuzzi
Bart Hess....................Sam McMurray
Arthur Richardson............Lyman Ward
Nurse Gertrude...............Diane Shalet
Jan Sinclair.................Brenda Strong
Charlie......................Sal Viscuso
Guard........................Guy Garner
Tami Fields..................Cynthia Gouw
Jury Foreperson..............Claudia Robinson
Guest........................Diane Sainte Marie
Bartender....................Delaine Vaughn
Judge Mary Russell...........Elizabeth Hoffman
Matlock divines the solution to the murder of an amorous model, but forgets it after being hit by a car,
and must reconstruct his thoughts from the witness statements.

3.18 [--] Matlock: THE CULT
2May89
Written by Marvin Kupfer d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Mr. Austin...................Jack Dodson
Dennis Austin................Wally Ward
Martin Washburn..............Charles Lanyer
Thomas Oldham................Jeff McCarthy
Patrick Morrison.............Earl Boen
Anna Oldham..................Bonnie Urseth
Ezra Smith...................Al White
Josh Bradbury................Roger Davis
Sarah........................Dani Klein
Asst DA......................Albert Hall
Policeman #1.................Eric Fleeks
Sergeant.....................Howard Mungo
Policeman #2.................Casey Sander
Cultist #1...................Jeris Lee Poindexter
Piano Player.................Ray Templin
Bailiff......................Kahil Wheaton
Cultist #2...................Michael Zorek
Matlock believes in the innocence of a man (Jack Dodson) whose brain-washed son insists he saw his
father kill the leader of his cult.

3.19 [--] Matlock: THE BLUES SINGER
9May89
Written by Joel Steiger d. Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
Eddie Haynes.................Joe Seneca
Lorraine Maslin..............Bonnie Bartlett
Suzanne Cullen...............Elyssa Davalos
Paul Chiarro.................Brendan Hughes
Dennis Johnson...............Charles McCaughan
Terry Maslin.................John Allen Nelson
Keith Morrisey...............Mark Rolston
Asst DA......................Albert Hall (recurring)
Gillian Burns................Suzanne Courtney
Truck Driver.................Bob Ellis
Sheriff Guerney..............Will Mac Millan
Policeman #1.................Ryan Sands
Policeman #2.................Glenn Morshower
Foreperson...................Walter Wood
Engineer.....................Lonny Stevens
Piano Player.................Ray Templin [Templin's Bar]
Special appearance by Bluesman Brownie Macghee
A legendary blues guitarist (Joe Seneca) has something to sing about when he's charged with the murder
of a rock star who promised to write him a hit song.

3.20 [--] Matlock: THE PRIEST
16May89
Written by Max Eisenberg d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Father Fitzgerald............Leo Penn
Alex Winthrop................Daniel Roebuck
Father Richards..............Michael Spound
Sister Katherine.............Heidi Swedberg
Father David Burke...........Michael Pniewski
Nathan Carlino...............Robert Miranda
Joe Bell.....................Bert Hinchman
Doris Curtis.................Fran Ryan
Charley......................Nick De Mauro
Asst DA......................Albert Hall (recurring)
Street Kid #1................Michael C. Matthews
Street Kid #2................T.J. McGee
A lawyer friend (Daniel Roebuck) puts his faith in Matlock when his client is accused of killing a
Catholic priest. The plot thickens when they find the secret room.

  ################### Matlock ##################
############## End of season 3 ###############
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