In the Heat of the Night Season 5

Season 5

In the Heat of the Night Season 5

First Air Date: October 01, 1991

First Aired on    :   1991
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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5x22 The Law on Trial (May 19, 1992)


Gillespie,Tibbs and Father DiMarco must stand trial for harbouring a fugitive and obstructing justice.


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5x21 Sanctuary (May 12, 1992)


A political prisoner who entered the country illegally,seeks sanctuary in a monastary.Gillespie and Tibbs find themselves at odds with Sheriff McComb when they try to help the man.


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5x20 Family Reunion (April 07, 1992)


An ex-convict attempts to retrieve his loot from his wife and her new husband in this tongue-in-cheek episode.


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5x19 Moseley's Lot (March 31, 1992)


Gillespie learns that the son of an old friend is a compulsive gambler.The young man wants his father to pay off his losses.But when two gangsters show up from New Orleans to collect, his jealous sibling sees the perfect opportunity to get rid of his troubled brother.


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5x18 Trundel's Will Be Done (March 03, 1992)


V.J. Trundel's widow takes Harriet to court to gain custody of Eric.But Harriet is determined that her nephew will not be raised in the home of the man who ordered the murder of her sister.


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5x17 By Means Most Foul (February 25, 1992)


A restaurateur and her mechanic boyfriend plot to eliminate her husband, but their scheme backfires.Gillespie takes heat over a string of mailbox bashings.And Virgil soon regrets ignoring Parker's theory regarding where the vandals would strike next.


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5x16 A Time to Trust (February 18, 1992)


Althea fears for one of her students after her mother's boyfriend is linked to a criminal operation that has resulted in the deaths of several truckers.


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5x15 Odessa (February 11, 1992)


Racists target a ceremony honoring a civil rights pioneer.


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5x14 Love, Honor and Obey (February 04, 1992)


Parkers investigation into a purse snatching reveals an abused woman.


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5x13 Fool for Love (January 14, 1992)


A doctor plots to eliminate his wife -- and his mistress.


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5x12 The Landlord (January 07, 1992)


A drug dealing slumlord is murdered by his accomplices.


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5x11 The Littlest Victim (December 17, 1991)


Lonnie makes a heartbreaking discovery about a woman he dated in high school.


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5x10 An Eye for an Eye (December 10, 1991)


The father of a man Gerard prosecuted kidnaps the DA's daughter.


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5x09 Sparta Gold (December 03, 1991)


A deputy provides protection for a cotton grower who is running a pot growing operation.But the deputy makes a big mistake when he wounds Bubba's girlfriend.


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5x08 Sweet, Sweet Blues (November 26, 1991)


The lyrics to a blues song recall a murder that happened 50 years earlier.The victim - Sweet's grandfather.And the only people left with the answers are the bluesman who wrote the song and a retired sheriff.


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5x07 The More Thing's Change (November 19, 1991)


A man murders his business partner and frames the man's illegitimate daughter for the crime in an attempt to gain the man's business and his wife.


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5x06 Unfinished Business (November 12, 1991)


Bubba returns to Los Angeles to testify at a murder trial and is reunited with Pat Day as they try to protect Mike from killers sent to prevent him from testifying.


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5x05 Ruda's Awakening (November 05, 1991)


Virgil's Aunt Ruda is the only witness to a struggle between Bubba and a young robbery suspect that ends in the young mans death.But her prejudice against the police -- and Virgil clouds her memory of the incident.


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5x04 Liar's Poker (October 29, 1991)


A game of high stakes poker ends in murder.


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5x03 Obsession (October 22, 1991)


A flirtatious schoolteacher is stalked by a madman.


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5x02 Baby for Sale (October 08, 1991)


After Bubba's cousin adopts a baby her husband is blackmailed by the child's real parents - they want him to help them steal the payroll where he works.


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5x01 A Woman Much Admired (October 01, 1991)


Gillespie's old flame returns to Sparta to settle some business matters and see Bill. When she is murdered he travels to Gulfport and meets his daughter Lana for the first time.




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