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Matlock - The First Season
Matlock - The First Season
Actor: Andy Griffith
Genres: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2008     19hr 0min

A running joke on The Simpsons is the idolization of Andy Griffith's Ben Matlock by the aged residents of the Springfield Retirement Home. Watching Matlock's inaugural season, it's no wonder that viewers "of a certain age"...  more »


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Actor: Andy Griffith
Genres: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Drama, Drama, Classic TV, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Paramount
Format: DVD - Full Screen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 04/08/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 19hr 0min
Screens: Full Screen
Number of Discs: 7
SwapaDVD Credits: 7
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

The packaging sucks
D. Nicholson | Minneapolis, MN | 10/30/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I don't know where they get these packaging designers from but the designers of this package didn't know what they were doing. I've had two sets delivered and both times the package arrived with the hinge assembly that is inside broken. The discs are damaged. There are better ways to package multiple DVDs."
Favorite show
Judy K. Polhemus | Louisiana | 10/24/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Today would be my father's 91st birthday if he were still alive. I've been thinking about him lately and wanted to honor him today. I'm doing that through Andy Griffith and "Matlock--the First Season." You see, Matlock was my father's absolutely favorite television show. I cannot say I ever watched it. I was long gone from home when he was a faithful viewer. My brother used to tell me not to go see Dad if Matlock was on.

My mother is one to say how annoyed she is if she is disturbed. Not my father. He was a quiet, unassuming man, an alcoholic, but a working alcoholic, who never missed a day of work, not even when he was sick. That still astonishes me. If one did interrupt his show, he would never let on for a minute that you had (I didn't--I followed my brother's advice. We all have our favorite things.)

I adored Andy Griffith and "The Andy Griffith Show," but never saw "Matlock." Maybe I need to, just to understand my father a little more. In his own way, he was a good man. Like Andy Griffith, like Matlock, but in a different way. Happy birthday, Daddy!"