In the Heat of the Night

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-related absences of star Carroll O'Connor (Joe Don Baker and Carl Weathers each briefly filled the c (more…)

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Season 7, Episode 13 Good Cop, Bad Cop

First Aired: January 6, 1994

Tibbs represents Parker (David Hart), who's accused of brutality in the arrest of two cocaine users, including his former fianceé (Victoria Jackson), who lies in her testimony. Phelps: Jeff Portell. Mauren: Tony Kelso. Etta: Tonea Stewart. Forbes: Carl Weathers.

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  • Premiered: October 28, 1992
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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