In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)
8 Jan. 1991Shine on Sparta Moon
A teenage girl is killed and her boyfriend blinded in a car accident caused by spiked moonshine.
15 Jan. 1991An Execution of Trust
A psychiatrist, bound by her own rule of confidentiality, holds information proving that a man about to be executed for murder may actually be innocent.
5 Feb. 1991A Child of Promise
A promising high school student is determined to encourage his younger brother to make positive choices in his life.
12 Feb. 1991Paper Castles
Virgil puts himself in a compromising position when he uses inside information to inform a friend that he was cheated when he invested in a building project.
19 Feb. 1991Laid to Waste
Parker finds himself attracted to the main witness of a murder investigation, a beautiful blind girl who overheard her neighbor's murder.
26 Feb. 1991First Deadly Sin
Althea's colleague is the latest victim of a serial rapist who preys on single, blonde women.
19 Mar. 1991Just a Country Boy
Bubba travels to Los Angeles to extradite a prisoner to Sparta to stand trial and finds himself the target of the man's accusers.
26 Mar. 1991No Other Road
Harriet's son tries to have his father's death row conviction overturned.
30 Apr. 1991A Turning
Althea is starting to feel the strain of being the wife of one police officer and the daughter of another.
1 Oct. 1991A Woman Much Admired
Gillespie receives a life altering shock when an old flame comes for a visit and is later murdered.
8 Oct. 1991Baby for Sale
Bubba discovers that his cousins have adopted their baby under questionable circumstances.
22 Oct. 1991Obsession
A promiscuous high school teacher is stalked by her dangerous ex-boyfriend.
5 Nov. 1991Ruda's Awakening
When Virgil's estranged aunt is eyewitness to a teenager killed in a botched arrest, her resentment for Virgil clouds her better judgement as to what really happened.
12 Nov. 1991Unfinished Business
Bubba returns to Los Angeles to tie up some loose ends from his last trip there.
19 Nov. 1991The More Things Change
Cyrus Chambers threatens to sell his business and leave for an extended trip with his wife Irene, to the dismay of his junior partner, Tom Dalton, who is having a torrid affair with Irene. Chambers also has financial problems with his illegitimate African-American daughter, Faith Todd. Subsequent events bring disaster and redemption.
26 Nov. 1991Sweet, Sweet Blues
A local jazz musician reveals information about the murder of Officer Sweet's grandfather, which reopens the 40-year-old case.
3 Dec. 1991Sparta Gold
Bubba stumbles upon a marijuana growing operation, later found to be led by a Sheriff's Office deputy.
10 Dec. 1991An Eye for an Eye
D.A. Darnell's daughter is kidnapped by the father of a man Darnelle sent to prison, who committed suicide.