Bill Gillespie's and Harriet DeLong's quiet evening at a local nightclub is disturbed by Bob Pinkney and Al Merck, who insult the couple with racist remarks. When the men are asked to leave, they cause a drunken disturbance outside, and Sweet arrests them. Pinkney tries unsuccessfully to bribe Sweet, then accuses Sweet of soliciting a bribe. The investigation leads down several trails to an unexpected conclusion.
Did You Know?
The restaurant used in this episode and other episodes is, in real life, called "Michaelangelo's"; which is on Railroad Street in Conyers, Ga. Carroll hosted numerous Cast and Crew Parties at this location. Actor Dan Biggers
(Dr. Robb) still dines at this location once a year with friends. See more
The polygraph test scenes had a few errors. Examiners always ask the subject a known false question to gauge a known deceptive answer. The examiner only asked questions where a known true or unknown answer was required. After Pinkney passed the test, Gillespie says they have handed Pinkney his case. As Tibbs noted, polygraphs are not admissible in any court so the results would not have benefited Pinkney. See more