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 2, Episode 5 Prisoners

First Aired: December 20, 1988

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.

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