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1990

2 Jan. 1990
King's Ransom
A former prize fighter chooses blackmail over testimony when he is called upon by the FBI to testify against an old mob boss.
 
16 Jan. 1990
Epitaph for a Lady
Chief Gillespie's friend stands accused of the murder of the doctor who was treating his terminally ill wife.
 
23 Jan. 1990
Triangle
A local man, thought to be quiet and reserved, murders his wife and her lover when he walks in on them, then holds his daughter hostage.
 
30 Jan. 1990
Hello in There
A young boy refuses to speak after he witnesses his father's murder.
 
13 Feb. 1990
December Days
When Chief Gillespie investigates a death at a nursing home, he receives assistance from another resident there who is a former cop.
 
20 Feb. 1990
A Loss of Innocence
The Sparta Police uncover the shocking living conditions of a high school student, after Althea Tibbs asks them to investigate the residence after the girl's fifth truancy.
 
27 Feb. 1990
Bubba's Baby
Bubba's former acquaintance leaves a baby on his doorstep.
 
6 Mar. 1990
Home Is Where the Heart Is
A minister is killed when he attempts to close down a brothel in Sparta.
 
13 Mar. 1990
An Angry Woman
Althea grieves when an impoverished coworker dies in a hit-and-run accident, while the Police investigate the incident.
 
20 Mar. 1990
Indiscretions
Althea's friend comes to town and becomes attracted to Officer Sweet while she is on the run for murdering her married lover.
 
27 Mar. 1990
Night of the Killing
Gillespie and Tibbs clash over who the guilty party is in the murder of a cab driver, until a local informant provides some vital information.
 
1 May 1990
Citizen Trundel: Part 1
Harriet Delong's sister is killed in a murder ordered by her married lover, the wealthiest man in Sparta. Harriet accuses the police department of not properly bringing the mam to justice.
 
8 May 1990
Citizen Trundel: Part 2
Through a search of the killer's house, the smoking gun is found to pin the guilty party. Bill Gillespie and Harriet Delong are asked to be godparents to the Tibbs' expectant child.
 
18 Sep. 1990
Brotherly Love: Part 1
Virgil Tibbs returns to Philadelphia to investigate his best man's death and uncovers police corruption within his friend's precinct.
 
18 Sep. 1990
Brotherly Love: Part 2
When Gillespie travels to Philadelphia to assist Virgil in his investigation, they are able to bring down the vigilante cops and clear his friend's name. The two return to Sparta just in time for Virgil to welcome his children, William & Sarah, into the world.
 
25 Sep. 1990
Lessons Learned
A father is overcome with guilt when his daughter is killed after he disowned her.
 
2 Oct. 1990
Perversions of Justice
Tempers flare in Sparta when an elementary school teacher is accused of molesting one of his students.
 
23 Oct. 1990
And Justice for Some
Virgil's young neighbor is badly injured in a hit-and-run accident caused by a cocky drug trafficker.
 
30 Oct. 1990
Heart of Gold
Bubba Skinner rekindles an old romance, then finds himself hurt and confused when she stands accused of murder.
 
6 Nov. 1990
Quick Fix
While spending his day off fishing, Bubba's dog unearths a dead infant, found to have been born to a mentally challenged teenager.
 
13 Nov. 1990
Homecoming
When a paroled man returns to Sparta, the whole town becomes a suspect when the man is murdered.
 
20 Nov. 1990
A Problem Too Personal
Harriet Delong's son is implicated in the investigation of an armed robbery committed by her ex-husband.
 
27 Nov. 1990
A Final Arrangement
Wilson Sweet has a hard time believing that his good friend murdered his wife, who had been diagnosed with cancer.
 
4 Dec. 1990
Family Matters
Virgil's cousin is accused of a string of robberies in the midst of him trying to bring some peace back to the family.
 
11 Dec. 1990
Bounty Hunter
Bubba's friend is put in danger when a bounty hunter is on the trail of her brother.
 
18 Dec. 1990
Blessings
During the Christmas season, a flirtatious newspaper reporter prints an unflattering story about the Sparta Police Department.
 

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