CTVA US Legal Drama - "Matlock" (Fred Silverman/DeanHargrove/ABC) Season 8 (1993-94) Andy Griffith

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Season 8 (1993-94)
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################### Matlock ##################
############## season 8 1993-94 ##############
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ABC Thursdays
Regular/Recurring Cast:
Warren Frost as Billy
Al Wiggins as Judge Clagett (1993-95)(seasons 7,8,9)
Terry Loughlin as Judge Edwards (1993-95)(seasons 7,8,9)
Mitchell Laurance as Asst. D.A. Jenkins (1993-95)(seasons 7,8,9)
Rick Warner as Lt Bigelow (1993-95)(seasons 7,8,9)


8.1 [--] Matlock: THE PLAY
23Sep93 ABC Thur
Written by Phil Mishkin d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Doug.........................Rene Aberjonois
Jane Dryden..................Leslie Wing
Glenda Yarnell...............Deborah Winstead
Beth Samuels.................Amy Parrish
Flora Michaels...............Candy Aston
Carl Sedgewick...............Michael Camden Richards
Judge Clagett................Al Wiggins
Jury Foreperson..............Nello Tare
The play's the thing when an actress in a community-theater production is murdered--and the director
(Rene Auberjonais) is cast as the killer.

8.2 [--] Matlock: FATAL SEDUCTION: part 1: 30Sep93
8.3 [--] Matlock: FATAL SEDUCTION: part 2: 07Oct93
Teleplay by Anne Collins / Story by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff
d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Tim McDaniels................Kurt Deutsch
Clyde Eller..................Rob Stone
Mike Rydell..................David Gail
Ashley.......................Jill Novick
Carrie.......................Jeri Lynn Ryan
Judge Haywood................Charles McLawton
.............................Jackson Faw
.............................Richard K. Olsen
.............................Joe Inscoe
Neighbor.....................Joyce Bowden
Phil Trenton.................Randall Haynes
ADA..........................J. Michael Hunter
Det. Holt....................General Fermon Judd, Jr.
Waitress.....................Nina Repeta
Synopsis (pt 1):
After Billy's sister dies, Matlock, Leanne and Cliff go to North Carolina to attend her funeral and wind up getting
involved in a pair of murders connected to two scheming young women.
Synopsis (pt 1):
Leanne sets up a trap to catch the murderous women using Cliff as bait.

8.4 [--] Matlock: THE DINER
14Oct93
Written by Max Eisenberg d. Frank Thackery
Guest Cast:
Young Ben Matlock............Steve Whitting
Sully Hayes..................Dan Erickson
Martha Jordan................Bea Richards
Pete Rafferty................Ed Sala
Cyrus........................Stan Shaw
.............................Bob Hanna
Sheriff Flattery.............David Dwyer
.............................James Burgess
.............................Dale Wright
Judge Ashford................Ed Grady
ADA Culpepper................Mike Harding
Teenage Boy..................Scott Holroyd
Orville......................P. Joe Maggard
Darryl.......................D. Anthony Pender
Mitchell Crabbe..............Laddy Sartin
Matlock recalls his first case in 1962, when he defended a black cook (Stan Shaw) accused of murdering
a white sheriff (David Dwyer).

8.5 [--] Matlock: THE VIEW
28Oct93
Teleplay by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff / Story by Gerald Sanoff
d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Phillip Cameron..............Charles R. Frank
Wayne Drummond...............Peter Marc
Karen Garber.................Elyssa Davalos
Detective....................Mert Hatfield
Asst.DA......................Tom Nowicki
Judge Clagett................Al Wiggins (recurring)
Woman........................Paula Davis
Director.....................Michael Genevie
Actress......................Mary McMillan
Mrs. Suzane Galloway.........Beverly Skinner
Matlock becomes a witness in a murder case involving two theater actors and an unhappy husband after
he views a heated argument from his hotel window.

8.6 [--] Matlock: LAST LAUGH
4Nov93
Written by Milton Berle & Stephen Lord d. Russ Mayberry
Guest Cast:
Harvey Chase.................Milton Berle
Billy Jo Walker..............Mark DeCarlo
Kiki Rice....................Gwynyth Walsh
Marty Wills..................Phil Leeds
Juanita Walker...............Desiree Marie Velez
.............................Steven Dean Davis
Asst DA......................Diana Taylor (recurring)
Judge Clagett................Al Wiggins (recurring)
Waitress.....................Deborah de Francisco
Man..........................Ed Lillard
Mrs. Saldino.................Janell McLeod
Jury Foreperson..............Kip Newton
Auctioneer...................D.C. North
Matlock defends an aging comedian (Milton Berle) accused of murdering a foul-mouthed comic who had insulted him on stage.

8.7 [--] Matlock: CAPITAL OFFENSE
11Nov93
Written by Brian Lane d. Robert Scheerer
Guest Cast:
Det. Buchard.................Art LaFleur
Irene Payson.................Anzie Strickland
Paddy McCord.................Mark Jeffrey Miller
Beth Newton..................Hadley Eure
Adam Spangler................Rob Roy Fitzgerald
.............................Stan Kelly
.............................C.K.Bibby
.............................Jerry Colbert
Judge........................Lee Lively
Judge........................Terry Loughlin
.............................Robert D. Raiford
Asst DA......................Diana Taylor (recurring)
.............................Frank Taylor
Jury Foreperson..............Martii Barletta
Juror........................Chuck Kinlaw
Portuguese Man...............Marc Platt
Guard........................Ron Shelly
Juror #2.....................Jeromie Wilson
Matlock continues his five-year struggle to save a low-life con artist (Rob Roy Fitzgerald) from the electric chair.

8.8 [--] Matlock: THE HAUNTED (2hr Feature-length episode)
18Nov93
Teleplay by Jerry Conway / Story by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff
d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Kathy Westmore...............Arlene Golonka
Melanie Kerns................Susan Walters
Greenwood....................Josh Taylor
Bill Parker..................John Allen Nelson
Dr.Levinson..................John de Lancie
Sarah Kerns..................Shannon Wilcox
Detective ...................Mert Hatfield
Judy Riggs...................Julia Howard
Judge Caldwell...............Lee Lively
Doctor's Assistant...........? Tonea Stewart
Bailiff......................Lewis Musser
Mr. Webster..................George Nannarello
M.S. Simpson.................Linda Pierce
Manager......................Roger Black
ADA Lane.....................Mick McGovern
Elena........................? Grayce Spence
When Cliff moonlights and takes on a medical malpractice suit, he becomes involved with a lovestruck client
(Arlene Golonka) -- and the plastic surgeon she's later accused of murdering.

8.9 [--] Matlock: THE CONSPIRACY
25Nov93
Written by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff d. Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
James Allen Howard...........Nicholas Surovy
Gary Adler...................Brian McNamara
Richard Gavin................Michael Goodwin
Brodford Wilcox..............C.K.Bibby
Judge........................Terry Loughlin
.............................Andy Lauer
.............................Lou Criscuolo
.............................Alan Sader
.............................Susie Spear
.............................Nina Repeta
.............................Rebecca Koon
.............................Mary Ann Hagan
Phillip Canon................Wilber Fitzgerald
Ace Norris...................Keith Flippen
Simon Hertzog................Rob Foster
Kevin Richman................Keith Harris
Johnny Brewer................John Keenan
ADA..........................Mick McGovern
Matlock comes to the defense of an unconventional lawyer (Andy Lauer) accused of murdering an associate who'd
accused him of botching a lawsuit involving toxic waster poluters.

8.10 [--] Matlock: MATLOCK'S BAD BAD DREAM
2Dec93
Written by Robin Madden d. Russ Mayberry
Guest Cast:
Slick........................Jeff Conaway
Darlene......................Melissa McBride
Jack.........................Walt MacPherson
Nurse........................Tammy Arnold
Judge........................Lee Lively
.............................Richard Tarbell
Matlock has a nightmare in which he, Leanne, Billy and Cliff are involved with the murder of a sax player in 1932.

8.11 [--] Matlock: THE DEFENDANT
16Dec93
Written by David Hoffman d. Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
Gil Stoddard.................Richard Gilliand
Lt. Harmon Andrews...........Jordan Rhodes
Richard Lyte.................Robert Treveiler
Janet Moore..................Lori Hallier
Asst. DA Breitman............Mitchell Laurance (recurring)
Judge Clagett................Al Wiggins(recurring)
Herb Doyle...................Lou Crisculo
Lawrence Serlin..............David Frisinger
Mike.........................Kenny Gasperson
Phyllis Ridgeway.............Elaine Nalee
Leanne falls for a client (Richard Gilliand), a philanthropist accused of murdering his business partner.

8.12 [--] Matlock: THE KIDNAPPING: part 1: 13Jan94 ABC Thur
8.13 [--] Matlock: THE KIDNAPPING: part 2: 20Jan94 ABC Thur
Teleplay by Anne Collins / Story by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff
d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Barry Feldman................Peter Spears
Tracey Reagens...............Leah Lail
Agt. Ed Wine.................J. Kenneth Campbell
Agt. Allen Pierce............Arthur Taxier
Agt. Farrell.................Banks Harper
Dr. Sanborn..................Dan Albright
.............................Richard K. Olsen
.............................John Shearin
.............................Rob Treveilar
Judge Clagett................Al Wiggins (recurring)
Matthew Sanborn..............Brett Kelley
ADA Harrington...............Diana Taylor
.............................Stephen Michael Ayers
Agt. Kurt Becker.............Barry Bell
Receptionist.................Kate Finlayson
Mrs. Sanborn.................Elizabeth Hayes
Jury Foreperson..............Jack Harvey
Synopsis (pt. 1):
An attempt to kidnap Leanne goes awry, so the abductors take Billy instead and hold him for ransom.
Synopsis (pt.2):
Matlock finds himself representing the FBI agent who was in charge of Billy's kidnapping case
and is now accused of killing another agent.

8.14 [--] Matlock: THE TEMPTATION
27Jan94 ABC Thur
Written by Gerald Sanoff d. Harvey Laidman
Guest Cast:
Matthew Lyons................Don Hartman
Greg Burgess.................David Lenthall
Lt. Bigelow .................Rick Warner
Reporter.....................Pat Noday
Kevin........................Bret Cullen
Judge........................Lee Lively
Judge Edwards................Terry Loughlin (recurring)
Salesman.....................Hank Troscianiec
Jury Foreperson..............Suellen Yates
A thug (Brett Cullen) breaks into Leanne's house, steals her diary and tries to make her fall in love
with him, using her journal for romantic inspiration.

8.15 [--] Matlock: THE CROOK
3Feb94 ABC Thur
Written by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff d. Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
Wally McDaniels..............Richard Frank
Pat Preston..................Tammy Lauren
Mickey Sanders...............William Sanderson
Ronald Holmes................George Lee
Lt. Harmon Andrews...........Jordan Rhodes
Ruth Emerson.................Meredith Strange-Boston
George Harrington............Robert Albertia
Security Guard...............Michael Burgess
Tom Petrie...................Merle Joy
Joan Reynolds................Maura Soden
Judge Edwards................Terry Loughlin (recurring)
Bailiff......................Mick McGovern
Matlock fears that the judge will throw the book at his client; a stealer of rare tomes accused of murdering
the man who closed the book on his thefts.

8.16 [--] Matlock: THE MURDER GAME
10Feb94 ABC Thur
Teleplay by Robert Schlitt / Story by Donald Paul Ross, Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff
d. Frank Thackery
Guest Cast:
Jane.........................Rhoda Griffis
Elliot.......................Anthony 'Chip' Brienza
Hugo.........................Sonny Shroyer
Det. Jordan..................Lea de Laria
John Bosney Hackett..........Tony Joy
Robert.......................Mark Joy
Matlock, Leanne and Cliff attend a murder mystery weekend on an island, where murder's afoot--literally,
but this is a rehash of old shows used as clues.

8.17 [--] Matlock: BRENNEN
17Feb94 ABC Thur
Teleplay by Michael McGuire / Story by Joel Steiger, Gerald Sanoff & Michael McGuire
d. Robert Sheerer
Guest Cast:
Brennen......................George Dzundza
Asst DA Carlisle.............Wayne Tippit
Al White.....................Eric Menyuk
Arthur Phillips..............Drew Snyder
Gardener.....................Dan Alvarez
Carla Meyers.................Lorri Lindberg
Det. Garrison................Marc Macauley
Mrs. DeLong..................Yvonne Brisendine
Jenny........................Sarah Kim Heinberg
Judge Caldwell...............Lee Lively
M.C..........................Cynthia Martino
Matlock meets an assistant DA (George Dzundza) who's just like him, but their friendship is hampered by the
fact that they're on opposite sides of a case involving a murdered city councilwoman (Lorri Lindberg).

8.18 [--] Matlock: THE P.I.
3Mar94 ABC Thur
Written by J.I.Henderson & Michael Moore d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Max Morgan...................George Peppard
Jessie Morgan................Tracy Nelson
Jack Starling................Jonathan Banks
Oscar Treadwell..............Bob Dishy
Allison Darnell..............Elyssa Davalos
Mrs. Starling................Suzanne Briar
Chauffeur....................Paul Carbonell
Arlene Treadwell.............Mary Boucher
Asst. Director...............Robert Longstreet
Mrs. Sanders.................Mary Fran Lyman
Larry........................Norman Max Maxwell
Vic..........................Michael P. Moran
In Los Angeles, a P.I.'s daughter shoots some photots that get the wrong man accused of murder.

8.19 [--] Matlock: THE GODFATHER
28Apr94 ABC Thur
Written by Richard Collins d. Christopher Hibler
Guest Cast:
Sara.........................Jensen Daggett
Ry...........................Mitchell Anderson
Matt.........................Ed Beechner
Det. Garrison................Marc Macauley
Paul.........................Robert Praigo
.............................Alex Vann
Asst DA......................Tom Nowicki
.............................Jeff Portell
.............................Laura Robbins
Onlooker.....................Steve Bacon
Pastor.......................Robert Bayley
Homely Guy...................Deacon Dawson
Mrs. Obermeir................Lucile McIntyre
Clerk........................Chris Nubel
The wedding of Matlock's goddaughter is the scene for an old feud, a new murder, a borrowed cumberbund
and something blue.

8.20 [--] Matlock: THE IDOL
(2hr Feature-length episode)
19May94 ABC Thur
Teleplay by Anne Collins / Story by Joel Steiger & Gerald Sanoff
d. Frank Thackery
Guest Cast:
Richard Pepp.................Michael C. Gwynne
ADA..........................Mitchell Laurance
Joanne Walters...............Marsha Dietlein
Paul Cox.....................John Beck
Yolanda Burke................Michele Weiss
Brian Lowry..................Kale Brown
Judy Pohl....................Tara Winston
.............................Paula Davis
.............................J. Don Ferguson
Samuel Hoskins...............Scott N. Stevens
.............................Stephen Michael Ayers
Judge #2.....................Eugene Casassa
Jury Foreperson..............Tracey Powlae
Ellen deForest...............Ann Tucker
.............................Greg Jones
.............................Pilar Herrera
.............................Heather Lynch
Mickey Mills Steel Drum Band
A lawyer (Scott Stevens) who idolizes Matlock is accused of murdering a blackmailing P.I. (Michael C.Gwynne).

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############## End of season 8 ###############
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