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"In the Heat of the Night" Road Kill (1988)

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James Lee Barrett (developer)
Kathy McCormick (written by)
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Original Air Date:
15 March 1988 (Season 1, Episode 3)
Despite compelling evidence, Gillespie refuses to believe that his best friend used another person's playful gunfire to cover up for the murder of his alcoholic wife. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Leo Penn 
Writing credits
James Lee Barrett (developer)

Kathy McCormick (written by)

Produced by
Juanita Bartlett .... executive producer
Stanley Kallis .... producer (as Stan Kallis)
Fred Silverman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nan Schwartz 
Cinematography by
Brianne Murphy (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Buford F. Hayes 
Production Design by
William Hiney  (as Bill Hiney)
Set Decoration by
Robert Checchi  (as Bob Checchi)
Makeup Department
Janice D. Brandow .... hair stylist (as Jan Brandow)
Dee Manges .... makeup artist
Dee Manges .... makeup department head
Production Management
Al Kraus .... unit production manager
Bruce A. Pobjoy .... post-production supervisor
Christopher Seitz .... executive in charge of production
Andrew Gonzales .... post-production executive (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Griffin .... second assistant director (as James S. Griffin)
Cathy A. Roszell .... second assistant director (as Cathy Roszell)
Richard A. Wells .... first assistant director (as Richard Wells)
Art Department
Russell Goble .... property master
Barry Kingston .... construction coordinator (as Barry Michael Kingston)
Erik Grasteit .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... sound mixer (as Glenn Anderson)
Christopher Assells .... sound editor
Garrie Bolger .... re-recording mixer
Gordon L. Day .... re-recording mixer
Dave McMoyler .... sound editor (as David McMoyler)
Howard Wilmarth .... re-recording mixer
Chuck Hicks .... stunt coordinator
Carl Ciarfalio .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Rose .... chief lighting technician
Rhett Wooden .... key grip
Casting Department
Nan Dutton .... original casting
Wilma Francis .... casting: New Orleans
Jan Glaser .... casting: Los Angeles
Rick Landry .... casting: New Orleans
Ben Rubin .... casting: Los Angeles
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brienne Glyttov .... costume supervisor (as Brienne)
Gilbert Loe .... costumer: men (as Gil Loe)
June Lynn Smith .... costumer: women (as June Lynn Smith-Ivanov)
Editorial Department
Larry Breslow .... assistant editor
Scott Gregory .... colorist
Barbara Riley .... negative cutter
Location Management
David Ross McCarty .... location manager (as David McCarty)
Music Department
Alan Bergman .... lyrics: theme music
Marilyn Bergman .... lyrics: theme music
Bill Champlin .... performer: theme music
Quincy Jones .... composer: theme music
Christopher Page .... arranger: theme music (as Chris Page)
Ted Roberts .... music editor
Transportation Department
Howard A. Small .... transportation coordinator (as Howard Small)
Other crew
James Lee Barrett .... developed for television by
James Lee Barrett .... executive consultant
Doris Braden .... production coordinator
Deena Burkett .... designer: main title
Jane Everett .... assistant: Ms. Bartlett
Stuart Lippman .... script supervisor
Kathy McCormick .... story editor
Bill Millar .... designer: main title
Carroll O'Connor .... story editor (as Matt Harris)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Lee Barrett  creator

Cinematography by
Lynn Lockwood 
Film Editing by
Patrick M. Ryan  (as Pat Ryan)
Casting by
Rick Millikan (1988-1989)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeffrey J. Dashnaw .... second unit director
Art Department
Patrick Fuhrman .... set dresser
Alba Leone .... lead person (1988-1992)
Sound Department
Bob Costanza .... sound editor
Sam Perry .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Thomas Baker .... maintitle graphics (uncredited)
Scott Dale .... stunts
Pat Romano .... stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (1990)
Camera and Electrical Department
Guy D'Alema .... still photographer
Paul M. Pollard .... camera operator
Ted Sapp .... grip
Editorial Department
Jason Freeman .... assistant editor
Location Management
Timothy Stone .... assistant location manager (13 episodes)
Music Department
Scott Cochran .... music engineer
Stu Goldberg .... composer: additional score
Transportation Department
Hank Van Apeldoorn .... transportation
Other crew
Joe Davis .... lead stand-in
Sonny Ritscher .... assistant production accountant
Sonny Ritscher .... production accountant
Susan Van Apeldoorn .... craft service (1988-1994)
Jonathan Wolf .... production accountant
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
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Did You Know?

Revealing mistakes: Margaret is sitting up, unconscious, just before she gets shot. From outside the house you can see her head go up and down.See more »


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