Season 1, Episode 5 A Necessary Evil

First Aired: April 12, 1988

The six wives of a bigamist are jailed after he is mysteriously poisoned. Henley: David Orange. Huguette: Jennifer Bassey. Bea: Zita Mack. Ellie Anne: Carol Sutton. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor.

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