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"I want to like you people.  And I want you people to like me.  But there can't be liking without respect.  And until there is that respect, you will call me Mr. Tibbs." Those are the words spoken by Howard E. Rollins, Jr. as Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs in NBC's In The Heat Of The Night, after being called "boy" by a subordinate in his new job with the Sparta, Mississippi police department.  And if that doesn't set the tone for this classic television drama, released on DVD for the first time this past August, I don't know what does. Fans of this popular crime drama have been calling-- begging, even-- for its DVD release »

- Emmanuel Akitobi

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