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Episode List


Season 5

1 Oct. 1991
A Woman Much Admired
Gillespie receives a life altering shock when an old flame comes for a visit and is later murdered.
8 Oct. 1991
Baby for Sale
Bubba discovers that his cousins have adopted their baby under questionable circumstances.
22 Oct. 1991
A promiscuous high school teacher is stalked by her dangerous ex-boyfriend.
29 Oct. 1991
Liar's Poker
A man hosting his annual high stakes poker game is murdered.
5 Nov. 1991
Ruda's Awakening
When Virgil's estranged aunt is eyewitness to a teenager killed in a botched arrest, her resentment for Virgil clouds her better judgement as to what really happened.
12 Nov. 1991
Unfinished Business
Bubba returns to Los Angeles to tie up some loose ends from his last trip there.
19 Nov. 1991
The More Things Change
Cyrus Chambers threatens to sell his business and leave for an extended trip with his wife Irene, to the dismay of his junior partner, Tom Dalton, who is having a torrid affair with Irene. Chambers also has financial problems with his illegitimate African-American daughter, Faith Todd. Subsequent events bring disaster and redemption.
26 Nov. 1991
Sweet, Sweet Blues
A local jazz musician reveals information about the murder of Officer Sweet's grandfather, which reopens the 40-year-old case.
3 Dec. 1991
Sparta Gold
Bubba stumbles upon a marijuana growing operation, later found to be led by a Sheriff's Office deputy.
10 Dec. 1991
An Eye for an Eye
D.A. Darnell's daughter is kidnapped by the father of a man Darnelle sent to prison, who committed suicide.
17 Dec. 1991
The Littlest Victim
Lonnie Jamison is saddened to discover that his high school girlfriend is now an impoverished, single mother.
7 Jan. 1992
The Landlord
When a slumlord is mysteriously murdered, it is implied that he had dealings with dope pushers. Until informant Jimmy Dawes provides some vital information.
14 Jan. 1992
Fool for Love
When a doctor's disabled wife discovers his affair with one of his patients, he takes matters into his own hands to correct the situation.
4 Feb. 1992
Love, Honor and Obey
Parker's friend takes matters into her own hands when she is fed up with her husband's physical abuse.
11 Feb. 1992
Sparta Police is on guard to control racial tension when a ceremony is held to honor the first black woman who registered to vote in Sparta.
18 Feb. 1992
A Time to Trust
The stepfather of one of Althea's students is implicated in a drug trafficking investigation.
25 Feb. 1992
By Means Most Foul
When a woman plots to kill her husband in order to continue her torrid love affair, things don't go exactly as planned.
3 Mar. 1992
Trundel's Will Be Done
The wife of Harriet's sister's lover seeks custody of Harriet's nephew, the product of her late husband's affair.
31 Mar. 1992
Moseley's Lot
The son of a local electrical contractor resents the fact that his father is always bailing his younger brother out of financial messes.
20 Apr. 1992
Family Reunion
A paroled robber returns to Sparta in search of a $750,000 stash.
12 May 1992
Gillespie & Tibbs, along with the abbot of a local monastery, stand accused of harboring a fugitive who escaped from a chain gang.
19 May 1992
The Law on Trial
The trio receive an outpouring of support from the town and the police department in the days leading up to their trial. Romance is in the air for Bill Gillespie and Harriet Delong.

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