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Matlock/The Formula

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The Formula
Season 5, Episode 18
Airdate February 12, 1991
Production Number 9017
Writer(s) Anne Collins
Story: Gerald Sanoff
Director(s) Christopher Hibler
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The Formula is the eighteenth episode of the fifth season of Matlock, and the one hundred eleventh episode overall.

Guest Stars: David Froman (Lt. Bob Brooks), Charles Stratton (Jeff Duvall), Carol Mayo Jenkins (Dr. Doris Massler), Christian Clemenson (Dr. Tim Crider), James Karen (Ed Billings), Joe Mays (Jerry Hughes), Steve Archer (Security Guard), Patricia Daniels (Denise), Earlene Davis (Jury Foreperson), Arthur Eckdahl (Judge Harrington), Morgan Hunter (Dr. Ingersol), Pamela Kosh (Housekeeper), Nancy Sullivan (Mrs. Crider)


Plot Overview

The inventor of a special hair tonic needs Ben's help--he's accused of killing the chemist who stole his idea.


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