Matlock (1986–1995)
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The Scrooge 

A crusty old toy store owner is accused of killing his partner, whom he denigrated as too generous and soft-hearted to manage their business.

Director:

Harvey S. Laidman (as Harvey Laidman)

Writers:

Dean Hargrove (created by), Anne Collins (teleplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Griffith ... Ben Matlock
Nancy Stafford ... Michelle Thomas
Julie Sommars ... Julie March
Clarence Gilyard Jr. ... Conrad McMasters
Peter Michael Goetz ... Steven Abbot
Brooke Bundy ... Sherry Lister
Mary Cadorette Mary Cadorette ... Donna
Michael Durrell ... D.A. Lloyd Burgess
David Froman David Froman ... Lt. Bob Brooks
Ron Hale Ron Hale ... Eldon Williams
Bill Kalmenson ... Stewart Lister
Thomas Ryan Thomas Ryan ... Carl Lister
Jason Wingreen ... Judge Arthur Beaumont
Don Knotts ... Les Calhoun
Sean Baca Sean Baca ... Street Kid #2
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Storyline

A crusty old toy store owner is accused of killing his partner, whom he denigrated as too generous and soft-hearted to manage their business.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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christmas episode | christmas | See All (2) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1989 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At the beginning when the two partners are arguing about the store, a copy of Donald Trump's game is visible on a shelf. Sealed copies of this game now sell for over $200.00 on eBay. See more »

Goofs

The scene where they enter Templin's Piano Bar, the text banner and big letter "T" and floating around a bit, obviously covering up the real name of the business. RLH. See more »

Soundtracks

Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Words by Charles Wesley
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Sung by street choir
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