In the Heat of the Night: Season 5, Episode 22

The Law on Trial (19 May 1992)

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Chief Gillespie and Detective Tibbs along with Father DiMarco stand trial together for conspiracy to obstruct justice charges, which deals with failing to turn over escaped prisoner Ramon ... See full summary »

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Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
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Chief Gillespie and Detective Tibbs along with Father DiMarco stand trial together for conspiracy to obstruct justice charges, which deals with failing to turn over escaped prisoner Ramon Salazar who fled a county work detail. Meanwhile, the Sparta P.D. finds there is more to Councilman Waters determination to get Gillespie fired from the police force, when they run surveillance on a prominent Sparta businessman's home. Written by mts77

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Cesare Danova appeared posthumously as Father DiMarco, having died just two months before the episode first aired. See more »

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When Sheriff McComb was on the witness stand, he was allowed to make offhand remarks and offer opinions that no defense attorney would have let go unchallenged. See more »

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