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Det. Virgil Tibbs (Character)
from In the Heat of the Night (1967)

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Alternate Names:
Attorney Virgil Tibbs / Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs / Detective Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs SFPD Homicide / Virgil Tibbs

Filmography

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  1. "In the Heat of the Night"
        - Conspiracy of One (1994) TV episode, Played by Howard E. Rollins Jr. (as Attorney Virgil Tibbs)
        - Good Cop, Bad Cop (1994) TV episode, Played by Howard E. Rollins Jr. (as Attorney Virgil Tibbs)
        - Virgil Tibbs: Attorney at Law (1993) TV episode, Played by Howard E. Rollins Jr. (as Attorney Virgil Tibbs)
        - A Correct Settling (1993) TV episode, Played by Howard E. Rollins Jr. (as Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs)
        - Lake Winahatchie (1993) TV episode, Played by Howard E. Rollins Jr. (as Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs)
          (115 more)

  2. The Organization (1971) Played by Sidney Poitier (as Virgil Tibbs)
  3. They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970) Played by Sidney Poitier (as Virgil Tibbs)
    ... aka "They Call Me MISTER Tibbs!" - USA (poster title)

  4. In the Heat of the Night (1967) Played by Sidney Poitier (as Virgil Tibbs)
Archive Footage:
  1. "In the Heat of the Night"
        - Trundel's Will Be Done (1992) TV episode, Played by Howard E. Rollins Jr. (as Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs)

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Quotes:
From In the Heat of the Night (1967)
[after Chief Gillespie convinced Virgil Tibbs to stay in town and finish the investigation, they both go to a mechanic's place to get Tibbs a car]
Chief Gillespie: Jess.
[Jess, a black mechanic, appears from under the car he is working on]
Chief Gillespie: Jess, this is, uh... This is Virgil. He's working for me. Give him something that runs. You fix him up, you hear.
Jess: What I fix runs. Who pays.
Chief Gillespie: Police.
[to Tibbs:]
Chief Gillespie: Well, you know where to find me.
[after Gillespie has left, Jess looks Virgil and his suit up and down]
Jess: What you doin' here, man.
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