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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.
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.
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…)
A local councilman and a New York conglomerate both want to buy the local newspaper, but the representative from New York appears to have the inside track. Evie Summers: Nana Visitor. Andy Summers: Robin Strand. Tolliver Morgan: Stocker Fontelieu. Tibbs: H (more…)
Conclusion. Gillespie orders a 24-hour guard at the hospital, where Vincent's men fail to tie up loose ends; and the police learn the DEA has nothing on Epson (Bill Sadler). Steve Vincent: Michael Spound. Buddy: Cameron Dye. Barbara: Jill Carroll.
A boy overhears the murder of his grandmother and later meets the killer face to face, while under the care of Althea (Anne-Marie Johnson). Lester: Will Bledsoe. Audine: Mariska Hargitay. Miss Elnora: Pat Perkins. Bates: Jerry Marshall. Tibbs: Howard Rolli (more…)
Gillespie has trouble accepting the evidence in the murder of a friend and leader, who didn't have an enemy in the world---outside his family. Claudia: Susan Blakely. Bernice: Muriel Moore. Mary Lynn: Suzanne Ventulett. Stuart: Wallace Wilkinson.
Althea holds a secret about Tibbs' former partner, who's only too happy to help out when things go awry in the protection of a Federal witness. Matthew: Michael Warren. McGraw: Hugh Gillin. Mrs. Sherman: Ellen Heard. Henry: Cliff Brand.
Sweet's first felony bust is a boyhood friend who claims he broke out of a neighboring county jail to escape a brutal sheriff who's an old pal of Gillespie's. Lisa: Shelley Robertson. Randall: Daryl Wilcher. Mrs. Gray: Tonea Stewart. Sweet: Geoffrey Thorne (more…)