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Carroll O'Connor stars as a small-town police chief (and later a sheriff) in fictional Sparta, Miss. For a small town, Sparta has its share of murder, rape, corruption, racism and drunken driving, so O'Connor's Chief William Gillespie has his hands full. The TV series is based on the novel and film of the same name.
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Language: English Release Date: 06 March 1988 Genres: Crime drama Time Period: 1980s, 1990s

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S 1, E 2

A high-school girl's murder is investigated by Gillespie and Tubbs.

Thu, July 31 2014 11:00AM EDT
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The Hammer and the Glove

Several murders occur while Tibbs' former partner is visiting.

Thu, July 31 2014 12:00PM EDT
S 2, E 5

A rookie officer's first arrest, a childhood buddy, dies in jail; guest Ed Ames.

Fri, August 01 2014 11:00AM EDT
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