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.
S03, E10 (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1990)
A down-and-out former boxer decides to earn his living by blackmailing an organized-crime faction over a murder he once witnessed.
S03, E11 (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1990)
After the wife of a close friend dies because of a doctor's misdiagnosis, Gillespie fights his suspicions when the doctor is murdered.