In the Heat of the Night: Season 1, Episode 6

Blind Spot: Part 2 (5 Apr. 1988)

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Chief Gillespie and Det. Tibbs face spiraling drug trade violence in Sparta as they hunt down the kingpins responsible.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
David Hart ...
Patrolman Junior Abernathy (as Christian Le Blanc)
Buddy Trent
Jill Carroll ...
Ritchie Epman (as Bill Sadler)
Steve Vincent
Lou Walker ...
Peter Gabb ...
Hugh O'Connor ...
Douglas Rye ...


Continuation of Episode #1.5. Virgil Tibbs was not injured in the ambush by Logan and Bass, but Wallace Posey was killed. Chief Gillespie "calls in a favor" from Rattler, a flamboyant African-American drug dealer, through unusual methods of intimidation not found in police manuals. The favor leads to the investigation of Ritchie Epman for wholesale drug trafficking and murder. In a desperate effort to tie up loose ends, Bass tries to kill John Reeves in the hospital. Bass attacks Althea, who is visiting Reeves. The climax at the hospital and at Epman's estate is powerful. Even Buddy Trent get in his licks on the side of the good guys. Written by richardann

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Drama | Crime | Mystery





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5 April 1988 (USA)  »

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When Tibbs is wading towards the supposedly dead Wallace Posey in the water, you can see the vapor from Wallace's breathing. See more »

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