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 7, Episode 5 Incident at Brewer's Pond

First Aired: September 30, 1993

A man reported missing is rumored to be having an affair with his friend's wife. Cowboy: Steve Kanaly. Marlene: Shannon Eubanks. Forbes: Carl Weathers. Cal: Ramon Bieri. Harley: Dave Ducey. Parker: David Hart.

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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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