The comic exploits of a redneck sheriff and his educated black deputy in a small Georgia town.
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 Chief Roy Mobey (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Sergeant Curtis Baker (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
Guich Koock ...
 Deputy Harley Puckett (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Cloris Phebus (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Mayor Teddy Burnside (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
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 Lucille Banks (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
Harvey Vernon ...
 Deputy Jasper DeWitt, Jr. (44 episodes, 1977-1979)
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In this light-hearted, comic variation of "In the Heat of the Night," a white police chief and his officers (including a newly arrived black officer) must keep the peace in a small town located in the Southern USA. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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(43 episodes)

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George Kennedy was the first choice to play Chief Ray Mobey but he turned it down. See more »

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Chief Roy Mobey: [the Chief is showing off a batch of fried chicken he cooked] Doesn't that make your mouth water?
Sergeant Curtis Baker: No, my eyes.
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Featured in The Magic of ABC (1977) See more »

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Classic without Doubt !
25 January 2007 | by (Greenville, GA) – See all my reviews

I watched this growing up in Georgia and it captured the flavor of the South ! Victor French plays the sheriff who's bumbling deputies are always messing up things. Baker is the black deputy with a little more intelligence than the others but still they all make you laugh ! I'm not sure how long this series lasted but I know it had a plot line all its own. This can't be compared to "In the Heat of the Night" because the show all originated in the police station. The fat mayor would come in and complain to the sheriff and then it would go on down the line. I was lucky enough to record one episode in the late 1980's and I have loved watching it. Columbia Pictures Television should give everyone the chance to see this classic comedy again ! It's well worth your time watching it.


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