Matlock/The Mayor (2)

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The Mayor (2)
Season 3, Episode 9
Airdate February 7, 1989
Teleplay by Robert Schlitt
Story by Dean Hargrove &
Joel Steiger
Directed by Harvey Laidman
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The Mayor (2) is the ninth episode of the third season of Matlock, and the fifty-sixth episode overall.

Starring: Andy Griffith (Ben Matlock), Nancy Stafford (Michelle Thomas), Julie Sommars (Julie March) (credit only)

and Kene Holliday (Tyler Hudson)

Special Guest Stars: Georg Stanford Brown (Judge Stuart Franklin), Tony Soper (Paul O'Neill)

and Dennis Franz (Jack Brennert)

Guest Stars: Tony Maggio (Chris Reardon), Kathryn Leigh Scott (Janice Barelli), Lisa Sloan (Melissa Landis), Alan Stock (Eddie Lomax), John Calvin (Brian Barelli), Ford Rainey (Judge Donald Powell), Bianca Rossini (Nicole Carlton), Hanna Hertelendy (Sarah Luzinsky), Jim Boeke (Jimmy Dolan), Alex Kubik (Thomas Montero)

and Mel Stewart (Sgt. Lou Marshall)

Co-Starring: Anthony Charnota (Bartender), Nick Cinardo (Drinker), Leonard Donato (Assistant D.A.), Gary Greene (Jury Foreman), Jeffrey Lampert (Reporter #1), Catherine MacNeal (Reporter #4), Laurel Schaefer (Reporter #3), Milt Tarver (Reporter #2), Debora Wait (Secretary), Ray Young (Sheriff)


Plot Overview

Matlock's task is complicated when the Mayor's assistant is killed with the reporter's gun. The reporter travels to Texas in pursuit of the real assassin, while Ben tries to unravel a conspiracy involving Judge Franklin, a factory owner and the Mayor's wife.


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