Matlock/The Student

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The Student
Season 4, Episode 15
Airdate January 9, 1990
Teleplay by Gerald Sanoff
Story by Gerald Sanoff and
Marvin Kupfer
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
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The Student is the fifteenth episode of the fourth season of Matlock, and the eighty-second episode overall.

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

and Clarence Gilyard, Jr. (Conrad McMasters)

Guest Stars (in alphabetical order): Todd Eric Andrews (Ronald Marlow), Debbie Barker (Marcie Hanson), Dennis Boutsikaris (Professor John Gallagher) Steve Eckholdt (Mark Carter), Brian Frishman (J.D. Baker), David Froman (Lt. Bob Brooks), Cameron Thor (Paul Knight), Jason Wingreen (Judge Arthur Beaumont)

Co-Starring: Nick De Mauro (Charlie), Dru-Anne Perry (Donna), Laura Tate (Student)


Plot Overview

A classmate in Matlock's American Literature class is accused of killing the professor she was romantically involved with. With the help of Michelle and Conrad, he discovers that the dead man had uncovered a cheating scandal amongst students in his class.


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