In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
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Brotherly Love: Part 1 

Virgil Tibbs returns to Philadelphia to investigate his best man's death and uncovers police corruption within his friend's precinct.

Director:

Harry Harris

Writers:

James Lee Barrett (developer), William J. Royce (as William Royce) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Carroll O'Connor ... Chief William O. 'Bill' Gillespie
Howard E. Rollins Jr. ... Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)
Alan Autry ... Lt. V.L. 'Bubba' Skinner
Anne-Marie Johnson ... Althea Tibbs
David Hart ... Officer Parker Williams
Geoffrey Thorne ... Cpl. Wilson Sweet
Hugh O'Connor ... Sgt. Lonnie Jamison
Mel Stewart ... Calvin Peterson
Andy Romano ... Off. Charles Ryan
Peter Van Norden ... Sgt. Lou D'Agostino
Jeff Hayenga Jeff Hayenga ... Off. Brian Kasch (as Jeffrey Hayenga)
Bruce Kirby ... Dep. Chief Harlan Cassidy
Geoffrey Lewis ... Capt. Brad Jenkins
J.D. Hall ... Det. Dwight Walker
Olivia Virgil White Olivia Virgil White ... Celia Walker (as Olivia Virgil Harper)
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Storyline

Philadelphia Detective Dwight Walker calls Virgil Tibbs, planning to come to Sparta for the twins' birth after he wraps up a big case. Dwight sees three Philadelphia policemen break up a drug buy and kill the buyer and pusher. Dwight then is found hanged at home. Celia, Dwight's wife, asks Virgil to help find the killers. Meanwhile, Bubba Skinner is drafted to assist Althea with her Lamaze classes. Written by richardann

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1990 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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