Virgil Tibbs returns to Philadelphia to investigate his best man's death and uncovers police corruption within his friend's precinct.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
David Hart ...
Hugh O'Connor ...
Andy Romano ...
Off. Charles Ryan
Sgt. Lou D'Agostino
Jeff Hayenga ...
Off. Brian Kasch (as Jeffrey Hayenga)
Dep. Chief Harlan Cassidy
Capt. Brad Jenkins
J.D. Hall ...
Det. Dwight Walker
Olivia Virgil White ...
Celia Walker (as Olivia Virgil Harper)


Philadelphia Detective Dwight Walker calls Virgil Tibbs, planning to come to Sparta for the twins' birth after he wraps up a big case. Dwight sees three Philadelphia policemen break up a drug buy and kill the buyer and pusher. Dwight then is found hanged at home. Celia, Dwight's wife, asks Virgil to help find the killers. Meanwhile, Bubba Skinner is drafted to assist Althea with her Lamaze classes. Written by richardann

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Drama | Crime | Mystery





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18 September 1990 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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