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 9 Stranger in Town

First Aired: January 17, 1989

A drifter becomes a lifesaver for Joann, but Gillespie thinks the man may have killed a prostitute, although Tibbs is convinced someone else did it. Topaz: Renee Jones. Clay: Eric Pierpoint. Atticus: Maceo Walker. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.

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