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Someone tries to kill the bishop working to commute the sentence of Harriet's ex-husband. Eugene: Rugg Williams. Quirt: James Van Harper. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Tracy: Maureen Dowdell.
Gillespie (Carroll O'Connor) is appointed sheriff. Meanwhile, a getaway car is sought by robbers expecting a million-dollar haul. Part 1 of two. Hatton: Stacy Keach. Forbes: Carl Weathers. Coley: Courtney Gains. Nap: John Eddins. Henry: Wayne Brady. Sarah: (more…)
A realtor with AIDS is murdered after he infects Bubba's friend (Lisa Rieffel), who becomes the prime suspect. Tamara: Mary Ann Hagan. Carl: Kerry Maher. Dwight: Sonny Shroyer. Bubba: Alan Autry. Forbes: Carl Weathers. Vera: Ginny Parker.
A man reported missing is rumored to be having an affair with his friend's wife. Cowboy: Steve Kanaly. Marlene: Shannon Eubanks. Forbes: Carl Weathers. Cal: Ramon Bieri. Harley: Dave Ducey. Parker: David Hart.
An overdose hospitalizes Bubba's nephew (Chad Allen) in Atlanta, where Bubba (Alan Autry) joins the effort to get to the supplier. Harris: Afemo Omilami. Hilliard: Deborah Hobart. T.K.: Tiny Lister. Derrick: Damon Pooser. Chief: Mert Hatfield. Forbes: Carl (more…)
The city can't afford the court-ordered psychiatric evaluation of a drunken driver (Christina Chauncey). Cynthia: Robby Preddy. Colmer: Wallace Merck. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Pam: Lindy Wood. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
Tibbs represents Parker (David Hart), who's accused of brutality in the arrest of two cocaine users, including his former fianceé (Victoria Jackson), who lies in her testimony. Phelps: Jeff Portell. Mauren: Tony Kelso. Etta: Tonea Stewart. Forbes: Carl We (more…)
A former madam (Elizabeth Ashley) returns with a phone-sex business, but one of her operators (Melissa Young) dies while doing business in person. Ward: Sam Anderson. Lindy: Polly LaPorte. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Colmer: Wallace Merck. Forbes: Carl We (more…)
Forbes and his fiancée (Alex Datcher) reassess their relationship; a boxer (Claude Brooks) under Forbes' tutelage is involved in burglary. Forbes: Carl Weathers. Cantrell: Steve Coulter. Lucinda Brooks: Georgia Allen. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Everett: (more…)
A blues artist (Bobby Short) receives death threats apparently connected to his friendship with a grande dame (Jean Simmons). Ellen: Kim Hamilton. Raul: Robin Bloodworth. Diddy: Brett Kinard. Clu: Eddie Jessie. Jerry: Johnny Popwell. Jamison: Hugh O'Connor (more…)
Vandalism at a synagogue is followed by the theft of a Torah, but the rabbi (Jerry Stiller) rejects investigation by Gillespie, whom he brands a racist owing to a long-past incident. Rivka: Mindy Rickles. Kevin: James Wagoner. Bix: D. Henderson Baker. Osbo (more…)
Harriet's son (Rugg Williams) witnesses a murder and is later targeted as a suspect. Justin: Darrell K. Lester. Zack: Randy Culzac. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Lambert: Roosevelt Watts. Buford: Danny Nelson. Mac: Bill Coates. Forbes: Carl Weathers.
A developer (Doug McClure) opposes letting historians comb his construction site; but has no problem with having an affair with a girl (Amy Hess). Dale: Ji Tu II. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Jenk: David Hager.
Debtors seek the return of a painting that Parker's stepfather (Pat Hingle) took to settle a gambling debt. Roda: Anne Meara. Vollen: Robert Brown. Dufoxe: Taurean Blacque. Parker: David Hart. Forbes: Carl Weathers.
When Gillespie and Harriet are shot at, they attribute it to opposition to their marriage. DeFete: Chris McCarty. Father D'Alton: Liam Gannon. McComb: Ron Culbreth. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Forbes: Carl Weathers.
In the series pilot, Det. Virgil Tibbs (Howard Rollins) returns to Sparta, Miss., for his mother's funeral, and is asked by the mayor to stay as chief of detectives. Part 1 of two. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Harold LaPeer: Kevin McCarthy. Scott LaPeer: D (more…)