In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
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A Small War: Part 1 

While Sparta's police chief William O. 'Bill' Gillespie celebrates a mis-trial with Harriet DeLong, they worry about her son Eugene Glendon, who is out on probation. He was tricked into ... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Harris

Writers:

James Lee Barrett (developer), Joe Gannon | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Carroll O'Connor ... Chief William O. 'Bill' Gillespie
Howard E. Rollins Jr. ... Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
Alan Autry ... Capt. V.L. 'Bubba' Skinner
Anne-Marie Johnson ... Althea Tibbs
David Hart ... Cpl. Parker Williams
Geoffrey Thorne ... Sgt. Wilson Sweet (credit only)
Hugh O'Connor ... Lt. Lonnie Jamison
Denise Nicholas ... Harriet DeLong
Laura Johnson ... Lieutenant Keller
Rugg Williams ... Eugene Glendon
Calvin Levels ... Laurants
Crystal Fox ... Cpl. Luann Corbin
Dee Shaw Dee Shaw ... Cpl. Dee Shepard
Dan Biggers Dan Biggers ... Dr. Frank Robb
Trent Bross Trent Bross ... Haskell
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Storyline

While Sparta's police chief William O. 'Bill' Gillespie celebrates a mis-trial with Harriet DeLong, they worry about her son Eugene Glendon, who is out on probation. He was tricked into waiting in his friend Byron's car while Byron bought cocaine from dealer Clay Wilson. The crack pusher gang 'the Crew' from Jackson kills both by shooting through the wall. Sparta's police investigates and tries to keep the drug pests from spreading from the city. The Crew returns to spread free drug samples, soon causing an OD wave. Written by KGF Vissers

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1992 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was the first episode broadcast on CBS. See more »

Goofs

When the Chief and Bubba are talking on the radio Bubba asks him where he is, "out there somewhere?". When the chief responds you can see him mouth the word "Precisely" before the sound begins. See more »

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