In the Heat of the Night: Season 5, Episode 4

Liar's Poker (29 Oct. 1991)

TV Episode  |   |  Drama, Crime, Mystery
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A man hosting his annual high stakes poker game is murdered.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
Althea Tibbs (credit only)
David Hart ...
Hugh O'Connor ...
Annabelle Van Buren
Kim Lankford ...
Tamara Pollard
Robert Colbert ...
Edgar Van Buren
David Dunard ...
Nolan Cantrell
Tom McFadden ...
Byran Ogilvie (as Thom McFadden)
Officer Luann Corbin (as Crystal Fox)


Edgar Van Buren holds an annual high-stakes poker game at his home, featuring booze, drugs, and women. His wife Annabelle stays in her suite during the weekend to protect the dignity of her home. This year a close friend of Annabelle, Dalton Sykes, is invited to talk business with Edgar. But Edgar is murdered during the party, and his paramour, Laverne Carter, is the chief suspect. Written by richardann

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Drama | Crime | Mystery




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29 October 1991 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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