In the Heat of the Night: Season 2, Episode 4

The Hammer and the Glove (13 Dec. 1988)

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Matthew Pogue, Virgil Tibbs' former partner in Philadelphia, arrives in Sparta. Now a private investigator, Matt tries to entice Virgil to work with him in their old mode of "hammer and ... See full summary »

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Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
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David Hart ...
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Hugh O'Connor ...
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Matthew Pogue
Hugh Gillin ...
Fed. Agent McGraw
Ellen Heard ...
Mrs. Sherman
Everett Thrall ...
Marshall
Larry Shuler ...
Leroy
Amanda Pillow ...
The Little Girl
Marc Bailey ...
Agent #1
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Matthew Pogue, Virgil Tibbs' former partner in Philadelphia, arrives in Sparta. Now a private investigator, Matt tries to entice Virgil to work with him in their old mode of "hammer and glove." At the station, FBI agent McGraw asks Chief Gillespie for cooperation in protecting an important witness. At the Tibbs' dinner party, Althea tells Joanne that she had a history with Matt before Virgil came along. During the night, Matt slips out, steals a car and kills two FBI agents and their witness. When the crime is discovered, Matt offers to help Virgil with forensics, which gives him the opportunity to doctor the evidence. Later Matt invades McGraw's motel room and murders him in revenge. The solution to the case is devastating. Written by richardann

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