"Tom looked like Matlock, a young Andy Griffith in a dark blue pinstriped suit"

Matlock was a television show that aired from 1986 to 1992.  Every episode saw Ben Matlock, an attorney, successfully catch a criminal and lead the trial to a guilty verdict in an exciting court drama.  Matlock was played by Andy Griffith.  In the television series, Griffith was known for his heavy southern accent and his unfailing success in every single case.

 

 

 Submitted by student author, Madelon Wygand