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…)
First Aired: March 9, 1994
Harriet's son (Rugg Williams) witnesses a murder and is later targeted as a suspect. Justin: Darrell K. Lester. Zack: Randy Culzac. Harriet: Denise Nicholas. Lambert: Roosevelt Watts. Buford: Danny Nelson. Mac: Bill Coates. Forbes: Carl Weathers.