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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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Discovery

The suicide of an ex-boyfriend pushes Althea to the brink of a nervous breakdown; guest Allan Arbus.

Fri, July 25 2014 11:00AM EDT
S 6, E 6
Random's Child

Gillespie's estranged daughter from a brief romance returns to Sparta to settle her mother's estate.

Fri, July 25 2014 12:00PM EDT
S 4, E 16
Child of Promise

Virgil's arrest of a young pusher affects one of Althea's students.

Fri, July 25 2014 8:00PM EDT
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