Sibling rivalry between two sisters intensifies when their bedridden father dies.

Director:

Lee H. Katzin

Writers:

James Lee Barrett (developer), Carol Saraceno | 1 more credit »

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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 ... Sgt. V. L. 'Bubba' Skinner (credit only)
Anne-Marie Johnson ... Althea Tibbs (credit only)
Lois Nettleton ... Joanne St. John
David Hart ... Officer Parker Williams
Geoffrey Thorne ... Officer Wilson Sweet
Hugh O'Connor ... Cpl. Lonnie Jamison
Judith Chapman ... Charlotte Sinclaire
Nick LaTour ... Travis Hawnwell (as Nick La Tour)
Mary Crosby ... J.D. Sinclaire
Ric Reitz ... Sidney Wallace
Jim Peck ... Dr. Vickers
Hugh Jarrett Hugh Jarrett ... John Sinclaire
Dan Biggers Dan Biggers ... Dr. Frank Robb
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Storyline

Sibling rivalry is at the core of this episode, when Detective Virgil Tibbs' childhood friend comes back home to Sparta to see about her ill father, although she doesn't exactly get a warm reception from her sister for her visit. The sisters then become murder suspects when their father is poisoned. Written by anonymous

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Covington, Georgia, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

In the opening scene, when the camera's back shot shows a naked J.D. Sinclaire stepping out of the shower, she wraps a towel around her head and you can see the edges of the shield covering her breasts on either side just under her raised arms. See more »

Quotes

Charlotte Sinclaire: I hear you can be a good friend Virgil. Sorry I missed that.
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs: [to himself after Charlotte leaves] Me too. Me too.
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