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 12 Your Own Kind

First Aired: December 16, 1993

A sniper fells a girl (Juliet Tablak) involved in an interracial romance. David: Ronreaco Lee. Lunay: Charles Lawlor. Jamison: Hugh O'Connor. Coopersmith: Kenny Jones. Rask: Terry Beaver. Bubba: Alan Autry.

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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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