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.
S05, E17 (First Aired: Feb. 25, 1992)
A suspected revenge bombing may be a smoke screen for a restaurateur's (Shannon Eubanks) insurance scam.
S05, E18 (First Aired: Mar. 3, 1992)
Harriet DeLong asks Chief Gillespie to mediate a custody dispute when a wealthy woman attempts to take guardianship of her nephew.