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A baby's natural father (Rick Dean) threatens to challenge the adoption unless the new dad (Mark Rolston)---married to Bubba's cousin---aids in a theft. Patty: Beth Burns. Candice: Glenn Younger. Ralph: Jack Swanson. Bubba: Alan Autry.
The too ardent admirer (Bill McKinney) of a socially active teacher is determined to make her pay for her wicked ways. Kessler: David Butler. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Sweet: Geoffrey Thorne. Bubba: Alan Autry. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
When a philanthropist is murdered in his home, the prime suspect is a prostitute (Kim Lankford)---who was found intoxicated at his side. Annabelle: Tippi Hedren. Sykes: John Saxon. Cantrell: David Dunard. Ogelvy: Thom McFadden. Bubba: Alan Autry.
When Bubba's struggle with a teenage burgular ends in the boy's death, Tibbs' vengeful aunt (Fran Bennett) reports that she's witnessed a murder. Bubba: Alan Autry. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Sweet: Geoffrey Thorne. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.
In Part 1 of the two-part Season 3 finale, Nate and his team try to hunt down longtime nemesis Damien Moreau before he kills a highly skilled engineer and sells her work to global terrorists. Goran Visnjic and Elisabetta Canalis guest star.
Gillespie fears that the visit of a civil-rights leader may bring an attempt on the man's life from the culprits responsible for Dugan's murder and Gillespie's kidnapping. Crowley: Billy Ray Reynolds. Curt Breynard: Trent Bross. Barriman: John McMurtrey.
Not everyone at an all-white church supports the minister when he invites the Tibbses to attend a service. Howard Rollins, Carroll O'Connor. Ed Rowen: Jon DeVries. Claire: Joan Riordan. Harris: Roberts Blossom. Lane: Randall Martin.
Bubba travels to L.A. to testify in an organized-crime trial and to safeguard the key witness---a young boy (Mike Chin) who saw a mobster commit a murder. Pat: Debra Sandlund. Det. Wadlec: William Flatley. Harris: Jack Betts. Vincent: Franklin Cover.
A businessman's illegitimate daughter wants to take him to court if he doesn't increase his support, while someone else wants to take the man's life. Dalton: Ben Murphy. Irene: Marj Dusay. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
Sparta police discover a marijuana crop after Bubba and his girlfriend are chased from the area by shotgun fire. Barney: Mark Boone Junior. Darrell: Anthony Haynes. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
The police butt heads with the FBI when DA Darnelle's daughter is kidnapped, while Darnelle comes face to face with the kidnapper. Sloan: Claude Akins. Becky Darnelle: Jonna Volz. Faye Darnelle: Katherine Cannon. Agent Hayes: Jeff McCarthy.
An investigation of child abuse leads Jammson to a bittersweet reunion with his high-school sweetheart now an alcoholic. Jimmy Miller: Jason Presson. Althea: Anne Marie Johnson. Bubba: Alan Autry. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
Tenants are angry enough to do away with their slumlord, but it's the man's activity in the drug trade that brings his downfall. Hunter Von Leer. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
A doctor asks for an autopsy following his wife's apparent heart attack, which occurred during her meeting with her husband's lover. Robert Ginty. Sally Nash: Arlene Golonka. Miss Reynolds: Laurie Franks. Ardice Talbott: Lenore Kasdorf.
A battered wife (Blanche Baker) lies to the Sparta police about her latest beating, and takes the matter---and her spouse's fate---into her own hands. Susan: Christine Healy. Parker: David Hart. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.
The Sparta police suspect criminal activity when several truck drivers are killed after losing control of their vehicles outside of town. Foster: Richard Grove. Shelly: Jillian Boyd. Myrna: Lane Bradbury. Dr. Robb: Dan Biggers. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.
A man's attempt to kill his lover's husband leaves the victim on life support---and leaves the wife unable to collect the insurance money. Moss: Brett Rice. Rebecca: Shannon Eubanks. Peter: Scott Higgs. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.
Harriet is determined to gain custody of her late sister's illegitimate son (Nicholas Cowan) after learning that the boy is to be raised by his father's widow. Emily: Adair Simon. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor (more…)
A man's father agrees to bail him out of six-figure gambling losses---but his brother would rather let him drown in debt. Warren: Graham Jarvis. Brian: Justin Lazard. Lewis: Kevin Page. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Chief Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.