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(1988–1995)

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1988

6 Mar. 1988
Pilot: Part 1
Virgil Tibbs permanently joins the Sparta police department in time to investigate the murder of a young woman.
 
6 Mar. 1988
Pilot: Part 2
Gillespie and Tibbs learn to get used to each other's working habits and bond as workers and friends to solve the murder.
 
15 Mar. 1988
Road Kill
While the Sparta police hunt down a randomly shooting troublemaker, a philandering husband uses his mischief to cover his murder of his wife.
 
22 Mar. 1988
Fate
Racial tensions boil over in Sparta when a married, white woman has an extramarital affair with a black businessman.
 
29 Mar. 1988
Blind Spot: Part 1
As Det. Tibbs deals with an old rival coming back to Sparta to open a major factory, two locksmiths pay the price for discovering that tycoon's secret other business.
 
5 Apr. 1988
Blind Spot: Part 2
Chief Gillespie and Det. Tibbs face spiraling drug trade violence in Sparta as they hunt down the kingpins responsible.
 
12 Apr. 1988
A Necessary Evil
Gillespie and Tibb's reluctant investigation of a bigamy case becomes absurd with the accused's half dozen wives, and serious when he is found dead in his cell.
 
3 May 1988
...And Then You Die
During a manhunt for a wanton random murdering fugitive , the criminal takes Althea Tibbs and a young boy hostage.
 
4 Dec. 1988
Don't Look Back: Part 1
A young woman is murdered in the exact same manner to a notorious murder Chief Gillespie investigated 20 years ago and he is threatened as well.
 
4 Dec. 1988
Don't Look Back: Part 2
Tension is created between Tibbs & Gillespie when Tibbs is nominated to be the new Chief of Police. The party responsible for the murder is found to be surprisingly close.
 
6 Dec. 1988
The Family Secret
After a prominent businessman is mysteriously murdered, evidence of incestuous relationships with his daughter and granddaughter are uncovered.
 
13 Dec. 1988
The Hammer and the Glove
Virgil's ex-partner, who was also Althea's ex-lover, comes to Sparta for a reunion nobody will forget.
 
20 Dec. 1988
Prisoners
When Officer Sweet's first bust, his best friend from childhood, dies in the Newman County Jail under mysterious circumstances, he presses Gillespie to investigate the matter.
 
27 Dec. 1988
Hot Nights
Bubba Skinner enters into a whirlwind romance with a seductive author passing through Sparta.
 

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