Some of those appearing in In The Heat of the Night episodes were:. Gillespie once referred to her as "The Dragon Lady". Bubba also always wears "white socks" with his uniform. He evidently learns that Bill Gillespie is Lana's real father, which is his motive for the murder. Comedy Drama Mystery. Dugan was appointed acting chief by Councilwoman White, but he was actually working undercover for the FBI in an attempt to stop the assassination of a civil rights preacher during a visit to the town by a white supremacist group that is not revealed until the Season 3 episode "Anniversary".
Baker was brought in as a stand-in for Carroll O'Connor while O'Connor was recovering from open-heart surgery.
For Knoblauch it was a revelation. It was also revealed during a Christmas-themed episode that season that Parker served two years in Vietnam and was held as a prisoner of war there. Two teens vandalizing mailboxes in Sparta for fun somehow become entwined in a murder investigation; Lonnie discovers that an old high school crush is not only an alcoholic but also a negligent single mom.
Knoblauch grimaced in pain as the needle passed over her spine. He agrees to shoot the film but he also has another secret plan. Thorne left to pursue a career as a novelist and screenwriter; his character simply vanished from the series without any explanation. Lazenko wrapped her in a hug.
Across the top he had inscribed her favorite motto, Hold On, Pain Ends, and used the initials to label it a H. Their relationship is temporarily interrupted by a crack war involving Eugene Glendon, Harriet's son.
While much of the criminal activity is international, the U. As the series progresses, Bubba is shown to be a brave and honorable man who is more complex and intelligent than people give him credit for. Joined the cast in the final season as Police Chief Hampton Forbes.
Full Cast and Crew. An unexpected visit from Althea's high school girlfriend from Philadelphia has a hidden motive. Savvatogennimenes —