In the Heat of the Night1992 | TV Show

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A white Southern police chief and a black detective put aside racial animosity to solve crimes in a Mississippi hamlet. This tense drama was inspired by the Oscar-winning 1967 film, which was based on John Ball's 1965 novel. Despite the occasional health-r (more…)

Premiered: October 28, 1992

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 7, Episode 1 Child's Play

First Aired: September 16, 1993

The new chief (Carl Weathers) arrives as Gillespie probes the murder of a man awaiting trial for manslaughter. Billy Ray: John Aaron Bennett. Arlo: Jason Byle. Lydia: Lyn Merritt. Colmer: Wallace Merck.

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Season 6, Episode 22

May 12, 1993

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Season 7, Episode 2

September 18, 1993

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