Matlock/The Author

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The Author
Season 1, Episode 13
Airdate January 13, 1987
Written by Gerald Sanoff
Directed by Michael O'Herlihy
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The Author is the thirteenth episode of the first season of Matlock.

Starring: Andy Griffith (Ben Matlock), Linda Purl (Charlene Matlock)

and Kene Holliday (Tyler Hudson)

Guest Stars: Parker Stevenson (Dr. Phillip Eagen), Michael Durrell (Lloyd Burgess), Louise Caire Clark (Jessie Peters), Guy Stockwell (Chief Johnson), Stanley Kamel (Mark Douglas), Brion James (Glock), John Schuck (Carl Burke), Elizabeth Savage (Barbara Gleason), John O'Leary (Kevin DeLuca)

and Audra Lindley (Mary Ann Newton)

Co-Starring: Kay Freeman (Margery Sawyer), Richard Newton (Judge Richard Cooksey), Eddie Quillan (David Sears), Charles C. Stevenson Jr. (Jury Foreperson)

Contents

Plot Overview

Someone takes a shot at an author who wrote a roman a clef about her small town, but kills a reverend standing beside her and Matlock defends a doctor charged with the crime.

Notes

Arc Advancement

Happenings

Characters

Referbacks

Trivia

The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

Quotes