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.
S07, E17 (First Aired: Feb. 2, 1994)
A client who murdered his wife accuses counselor Tibbs of encouraging a police investigation, prompting Tibbs' resignation from his firm.
S05, E20 (First Aired: Apr. 7, 1992)
An insurance investigator's murder points to an ex-convict (Robert Donner) seeking his 14-year-old stash.