Hunter fears that his retired former partner will seek revenge on the drug dealers who shot his wife.
Even though they've lost a key witness, Matlock keeps defending Nicholas Baron. Daniel tries to convince Matlock that his father just can't handle any stress due to his heart condition, but Nicholas continues to beg Matlock to clear his name. While Matlock investigates a suspect closer to home than Baron would want, Charlene blows her chance at a relationship with Paul when she can't separate the man from the legend.moreless
When Nicholas Baron, a well known mobster, is accused of murdering one of his rivals, he asks Matlock to represent him. Matlock initially refuses, but agrees to represent Baron despite threats on his own life. He soon meets the entire family, and realises that despite what Baron has always done for a living, at heart he's a worried father who wants to clear his name.moreless
A young folk singer whose career has been derailed by drug addiction contends that she is being threatened with death by a night club manager who is a member of a large drug ring. Reed agrees to go undercover to bust the operation, but his life is threatened when things don't go according to plan.moreless
Malloy fears that a boxer who has just been paroled after serving a murder sentence is going to seek revenge against him. A member of a car theft ring is crushed while working under a car. A liquor store robber swears revenge against Reed. The patrol car suffers a flat tire. A 4-year-old child locks himself in a refrigerator. A motorist suspiciously drops a bag of pills out his window.moreless
A police detective is accused of stealing $350 from a well-respected boxing promoter, then is later accused of stealing a gun from a pawn shop and paying someone to steal a car. A disgruntled wife in curlers takes a baseball bat to her own car in the middle of a downtown street. A woman reports a pair of burglars inside her neighbor's house.moreless
Reed's dog has a litter of puppies, and he's desperate to find homes for them. A silent alarm is tripped at a swim wear factory. A young boy gets his head stuck in a metal fence. An attractive young woman reports a prowler trying to pry open her bedroom window.moreless
A petite housewife gives a sergeant a black eye. A dispute over meditation techniques leads to a fist fight inside of the Temple of Love. An unlikely suspect driving a red Mustang leads a high speed chase. A liquor store owner misuses his silent alarm to deal with unruly customers. Loud music, a swimming pool, and a game of hide-and-go-seek prove to be a deadly combination for a little girl.moreless