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: April 5, 1988
Conclusion. Gillespie orders a 24-hour guard at the hospital, where Vincent's men fail to tie up loose ends; and the police learn the DEA has nothing on Epson (Bill Sadler). Steve Vincent: Michael Spound. Buddy: Cameron Dye. Barbara: Jill Carroll.