Continuity mistake: Michelle Thomas, Ben Matlock's assistant, has been abducted and is being kept in the home of mobster Jay Cutler. Ben attempts to scale the wall surrounding the property. A close-up shows him with both arms resting atop the wall. In the very next shot, his arms are extended, his right leg is over the wall and he is raising his left leg.
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Starring: Andy Griffith, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Julie Sommars, Nancy Stafford
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Question: A couple of scenes show Leanne at the beach. At the end, Ben in his usual suit, is walking on the beach, saying, "I thought I might find you here." If Ben has a practice in Atlanta, lives in an Atlanta suburb, isn't the beach a bit of a drive - about 2-3 hours from Atlanta? Of course, it's not impossible. I just don't see Ben or his daughter taking a quick jaunt to the beach.
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Answer: Leanne often went to the beach whenever she was upset about something. In this episode, Leanne realised that Kevin, the guy she had been seeing, had broken into her home and taken her diary in hopes of learning everything about her. This upset her because her privacy had been invaded and Kevin thought that the entries in her diary described the kind of man she was looking for. Ben drove down to the beach to comfort Leanne.
Only problem with that is that earlier in the episode LeeAnn went for a jog on the beach. She drives three hours to jog?
She didn't go for a jog. She went there because she was upset.