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.
S06, E08 (First Aired: Dec. 9, 1992)
A doctor who is treating Virgil's terminally ill aunt falls under suspicion when Chief Gillespie investigates a series of mercy killings.
S06, E09 (First Aired: Dec. 16, 1992)
A country singer (Robert Goulet) accused of stealing songs accidentally kills his accuser; guest Gary Crosby.