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 chief's...read more

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Season 5, Episode 13 Fool for Love

First Aired: January 14, 1992

A doctor asks for an autopsy following his wife's apparent heart attack, which occurred during her meeting with her husband's lover. Robert Ginty. Sally Nash: Arlene Golonka. Miss Reynolds: Laurie Franks. Ardice Talbott: Lenore Kasdorf.

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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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