When a paroled man returns to Sparta, the whole town becomes a suspect when the man is murdered.





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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
David Hart ...
Hugh O'Connor ...
Karen Carlson ...
Sheila Meredith
Hubie Meredith
Officer Luann Corbin (as Crystal Fox)
Emory Tanner
Larry Black ...
Niles Maitland


Prosper Hoag returns to Sparta despite death threats after being granted parole from prison for being involved in a tragic accident that took the lives of three kids and crippled two others. Many residents and especially the parents of the kids that were involved in the accident are angered that Hoag is coming back to Sparta. Not too long after Prosper Hoag is back home, someone murders him. The Sparta P.D.'s investigation leads them to many willing suspects that would want Prosper Hoag dead. Written by mts77

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Drama | Crime | Mystery




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13 November 1990 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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