Matlock/The Kidnapping (1)

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The Kidnapping (1)
Season 8, Episode 13
Airdate January 13, 1994
Production Number 9310
Writer(s) Anne Collins
Story: Gerald Sanoff,
Joel Steiger
Director(s) Christopher Hibler
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The Kidnapping (2)
MatlockSeason Eight
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The Kidnapping (1) is the thirteenth episode of the eighth season of Matlock, and the one hundred sixty-eighth episode overall.

Guest Stars: J. Kenneth Campbell (FBI Agent Ed Wingate), Leah Lail (Tracey Reagens), Arthur Taxier (Special Agent Alan Pierce)


Plot Overview

Kidnappers who are after Matlock's daughter wind up snatching Billy Lewis instead, hoping to get a huge payoff from the lawyer no matter whom the victim is. Among the law enforcement officials sent to retrieve Billy is a flamboyant FBI agent who rubs both his colleagues and the police the wrong way. When a fellow agent with whom he has bad blood is murdered, the agent needs Ben and Leanne to defend him.


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