Genre: Crime Drama
Premise: 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.
S05, E13 (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1992)
Gillespie and Virgil become suspicious of a local doctor who implicates his mistress in the death of his wealthy but invalid wife.
S05, E14 (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1992)
While investigating an assault, Parker discovers an abused woman whose husband holds the key to her life -- or death.