Season 5, Episode 1 A Woman Much Admired

First Aired: October 1, 1991

Gillespie learns some surprising news and says a painful goodbye when a former flame (Stella Stevens) returns to Sparta. Lana: Christine Elise. Ramon: George DiCenzo. Ken: Tony Mockus. Gillespie: Carroll O'Connor. Tibbs: Howard Rollins. Sweet: Geoffrey Thorne.

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