Virgil puts himself in a compromising position when he uses inside information to inform a friend that he was cheated when he invested in a building project.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
David Hart ...
Hugh O'Connor ...
Sharon Wyatt ...
Bree Harris
Michael Lawrence
Officer Luann Corbin (as Crystal Fox)
Abe Tucker
Thomas Spiers
Ellen Heard ...


Virgil is worried about his good friend, Thomas Spiers, when he gets involved in a shady building project that he invested his life savings into. Detective Tibbs uncovers that the person behind the mall project, Micheal Lawrence, is being investigated for previous failed construction projects in which he never returned the investors money. When Thomas Spiers finds out about the investigation into Lawrence's business ventures, he becomes enraged and goes to Lawrence's house to demand his money back, but Spiers is shot and killed in the process. Micheal Lawrence claims it was self defense, but Detective Tibbs is determined to prove that his friend was murdered. Written by mts77

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Drama | Crime | Mystery




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12 February 1991 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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