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 3, Episode 13 Hello in There

First Aired: January 30, 1990

Bubba doubts the evidence surrounding the suicide of a pal whose 8-year-old son hasn't spoken since witnessing the death. Winston: Whitman Mayo. Cora: Donna Biscoe. Daryl: Kenny Leon. DeLong: Denise Nicholas. Dan Williams: Tim Ware.

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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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