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The police reopen a murder case involving a man on death row when a psychiatrist tells Gillespie she has a tape-recorded confession. Ray: Robert Walker Jr. Osley: Steven Schwartz-Hartley. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
A high-school scholar's drug-thief brother may face a murder charge after his stolen booty leads to a teen's death. Derek: Kenneth Edwards. Terry: Shaun Baker. Mrs. Johnson: Kim Hamilton. Nathan: Jeff Rose. Althea: Anne-Marie Johnson. Gillespie: Carroll O' (more…)
Tibbs becomes suspicious about the vehicular death of a partner in a building project that his friend (Kenny Leon) has invested in. Lawrence: Stephen Young. Bree: Sharon Wyatt. Tucker: Steve Boles. Samantha: Jen Harper. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Gillespie: Ca (more…)
The DA wants a body or a motive before he'll prosecute the man whose voice is ID'd by a blind woman as having fought with her missing neighbor. Ned: Tom Nowicki. Donner: Richard McKenzie. Parker: David Hart. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.
A man (Joseph Lambie) fears his son's chances of entering a seminary will be hurt if the boy (Bryan Dattilo) tells the police what he knows about a rape case. Marcella: Sally Spencer. Cruthers: Eddie King. Dee: Dee Shaw. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.
Jesse (John Stamos) wants one last blast as a single guy before launching into marital orbit. Part 1 of two. Kenneth: Don Hood. Nedra: Lois Nettleton. Connie: Debbie Gregory. Howie: Michael John Nunes. Rebecca: Lori Loughlin.
In L.A., Bubba is paired with an insurance investigator (Debra Sandlund) in a search for an arson-murder suspect who jumped bail before he could be extradited. Vincent: Franklin Cover. Locky: Brett Porter. Wallace Fannoy: Raymond Forchion. Bubba: Alan Autr (more…)
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.
The murder trial of her ex-husband (John Wesley) takes a toll on Harriet DeLong and her son (Denise Nicholas, Rugg Williams), while both suspects in similar cases claim the other pulled the trigger. Marcus: Thom Gossom. Glenn: Michael Genevie.
The stress of being a policeman's wife gets to Althea as Tibbs investigates the robbery-murder of two suspected drug couriers. Haynes Brooke. Davy: Craig Thomas. Ronnie: Ed Price. Jimmy: Afemo Omilami. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.
Gillespie learns some surprising news and says a painful goodbye when a former flame (Stella Stevens) returns to Sparta. Lana: Christine Elise. Ramon: George DiCenzo. Ken: Tony Mockus. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Sweet: Geoffrey Tho (more…)
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.
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.
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 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.
Racial tensions erupt when Sparta plans to honor their first registered black voter (Deborah Duke). Earle Colmer Sr.: Wallace Merck. Earle Colmer Jr.: Eugene Glasgow. Brent: Charles Lawlor. Darnell: Wilbur Fitzgerald.
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.