Season 4, Episode 11 Family Matters

First Aired: December 4, 1990

A windshield bullet hole provides a lead on two thieves, one who killed a witness, the other---Tibbs' cousin (Michael Burgess). Aunt Ruta: Fran Bennett. Wade Baxley: Don Stallings. Etta: Tonea Stewart. Tibbs: Howard Rollins.

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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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