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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...And Then You Die Season 1, Episode 7 May 3, 1988 Paid

Escaped convict Lester Sproles (Will Bledsoe) and his girlfriend, Audine (Mariska Hargitay), travel through Mississippi, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake, and eventually take Althea (Anne-Marie Johnson) and Scooter (Z Wright), the grandson of one of their victims, as hostages in a desperate bid for freedom. Althea offers to look after young Scooter, whose grandmother was murdered for a few dollars. While the Chief (Carroll O'Connor) and Virgil hunt fo the couple. Althea takes the young boy fishing, unaware of the terror that awaits them.

A Necessary Evil Season 1, Episode 6 May 3, 1988 $2.99

The Sparta jail is filled with women when the six wives of bigamist Based on the 1967 Oscar winner about a small southern town and its James Jeffson visit bearing gifts of food only to become suspects when the man dies of poisoning. If that were not

...And Then You Die Season 1, Episode 5 Apr 12, 1988 $2.99

Escaped convict Lester Sproles (Will Bledsoe) and his girlfriend, Based on the 1967 Oscar winner about a small southern town and its Audine (Mariska Hargitay), travel through Mississippi, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake, and eventually take

Blind Spot, Part 1 Season 1, Episode 4 Apr 5, 1988 $1.99

Two missing youths, a sample of pure cocaine and Virgil's reluctance Based on the 1967 Oscar winner about a small southern town and its to forget his grudge against a high school classmate somehow seem tied together. Wealthy local-boy Richie Epson (B

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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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