CTVA US Crime - "In The Heat Of The Night" (Fred Silverman/NBC) Season 2 (1988-89)

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Starring Carroll O' Connor
Season 2 (NBC) (1988-89)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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######### In The Heat Of The Night ###########
############# season 2 1988-89 ###############
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NBC Tuesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
Executive Producers: David Moessinger & Fred Silverman
Co-Producer Lee Maddux
Supervising Producer Jeri Taylor
Produced by Edward Ledding
Associate Producer Walton Dornisch (end credits)
Director of Photography Peter Salim

Season 2 Title sequence:
starring:
Carroll O'Connor as Chief/Sheriff William O. "Bill" Gillespie
and:
Howard Rollins as Chief of Det. Virgil Tibbs
also starring:
Alan Autry as Sgt./Capt B.L. "Bubba" Skinner
Anne-Marie Johnson
as Althea Tibbs
Lois Nettleton  as JoAnn St. John
David Hart as Det./Sgt Parker Williams
Geoffrey Thorne
as Det./Sgt Wilson Sweet
Hugh O'Connor
as Det./Lt Lonnie Jameson
Note: Lois Nettleton & Geoffrey Thorne join the cast at the start of season 2.

2.01 [009] In The Heat of The Night:
DON'T LOOK BACK part 1 aka VOODOO
2.02 [010] In The Heat of The Night:
DON'T LOOK BACK part 2 aka VOODOO
Guest Stars:
(no details)
Co-Starring (end credits)
Tony Higgins .......... Andy White
Stuart Culpepper ...... Reed Nicholson
Ashley Josey .......... Jack Henry

2.03 [011] In The Heat of The Night:
THE FAMILY SECRET
Written by Nancy Bond
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
Special Guest Star:
Susan Blakely
Guest Star:
Suzanne Ventulett
Muriel Moore


2.04 [012] In The Heat of The Night:
THE HAMMER AND THE GLOVE
Written by Jeri Taylor
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Stars:
Michael Warren (Hill Street Blues)
Hugh Gillin
During Tibbs' old partner (Michael Warren) visit to  Sparta two
FBI agents and a protected witness are murdered.

2.05 [013] In The Heat of The Night:
PRISONERS
Written by Lee Maddux
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Star:
Ed Ames
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Shelley Robertson ......... Jenny Gray
Tonea Stewart ............. Mrs. Gray
Daryl Wilcher ............. Eric Gray
Ernest Dixon .............. The Minister
A widowed-prison chief won't let go of the past and his racial prejudices.

2.06 [014] In The Heat of The Night:
HOT NIGHTS
Written by Mark Edens
Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography Peter Salim
Guest star:
Barbara Stock (Spenser for Hire)
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ralph Pace ............ Huell Cobb
Peter Thomasson ....... Frank Vandorm
Bill Ash .............. Tom
Suzi Bass ............. Eula
A beautiful lady arrives in Sparta, and gets a ticket
from Bubba for jumping a red light. Bubba sees only green lights.

2.07 [015] In The Heat of The Night:
GUNSHOT
Written by David Moessinger
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Ketty Lester
De'Voreaux White
Afemo Omilami

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Dan Biggers .......... Dr. Robb
Danny Nelson ......... Hadley
Elizabeth Omilami .... Mrs. Earl
Benji Wilhoite ....... The Manager
Alan Burrell ......... Big Man
Virgil, in pursuit of a store robber, shoots what he believes to be the suspect, in self defence.
But the dead  body turns out to be that of a young girl, and her gun is nowhere to be found.

2.08 [016] In The Heat of The Night:
COUNTRY MOUSE, CITY MOUSE
Written by Lee Maddux
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Traci Wolfe
Mitchell Anderson
Mickey Jones

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Dan Biggers .......... Dr. Robb
Bill Gribble ......... Jake Dunleavy
Mert Hatfield ........ Gene Warren
Robert Roitblat ...... Bus Driver.
A body found in a burned out tent, is assumed to belong to that of a biker camping outside Sparta. But is it?

2.09 [017] In The Heat of The Night:
STRANGER IN TOWN
Written by Jordan Budde
Directed by Michael Roades
Guest Stars:
Eric Pierpoint
Renee Jones ......... Topaz
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Maceo Walker ........ Atticus
Shilla Benning ...... Angie
Suzi Bass ........... Eula
Bill Ash ............ Tom
Tibbs and Gillespie clash over the prime suspect in a young prostitute's murder.

2.10 [018] In The Heat of The Night:
TEAR DOWN THE WALLS
Written by Terry Erwin
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Roberts Blossom
Jon DeVries

Co-Starring:
J. Don Ferguson ........ Reverend Haskell
Randy Lane ............. Lane
Dan Biggers ............ Dr. Robb
Joan Riordan ........... Claire
Christine Reguli ....... Cassey
Alex Van ............... Gentry
Aubrey Osteen .......... The Mortician
A preacher collapses and dies during his sermon. Foul play is suspected.

2.11 [019] In The Heat of The Night:
A TRIP UPSTATE
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Jeff Hayden
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Paul Benjamin
Christopher Allport

Special Guest Star:
James Gammon ........... Sheriff Monroe
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Marc Clements .......... The Warden
David Dwyer ............ Melvin Nally
Randall Patrick ........ Lenny Cowes
Rand Hopkins ........... Salesman
Emily Woodward ......... Girl in Boat
Tom Key ................ Guard
Chief Gillespie takes a trip upstate and sees a state execution.

2.12 [020] In The Heat of The Night:
A.K.A. KELLY KAY
Written by Lee Maddux
Directed by Chuck Bowman
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Special Appearance by:
Kevin Conway
Guest Stars:
Bobbi Jo Lathan
Tiger Haynes ........... Lippy
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jana Emerick ........... Terri Geller
Bill Ash ............... Tom
Suzi Bass .............. Eula
Wilbur Fitzgerald ...... Newman
Gil Roper .............. Clerk
The menace of an escaped convict makes JoAnn (Lois Nettleton) disclose a shocking secret to Gillespie.

2.13 [021] In The Heat of The Night:
THESE THINGS TAKE TIME
Written by Nancy Bond
Directed by Michael Rhodes
Guest Stars:
Rose Weaver ........... Louise
A.J. Johnson .......... Shawna
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Czerny Miller ......... Martin Campbell
Tony Evans ............ Dan Mackey
Johnny Popwell ........ V.P. Rivers
Ed Grady .............. Morris Maynor
Dan Biggers ........... Dr. Robb
Bill Crabb ............ Foreman
Judson Vaughn ......... Mr Dextroe
Bill Grimmett ......... Brother James
A new-born baby is found dead in a dumpster.

2.14 [022] In The Heat of The Night:
INTRUDERS
Written by Steven Baum
Directed by Chuck Bowman
Guest Stars:
J.A. Preston .......... Calvin Peterson
Ellen Holly ........... Ruth Peterson
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Tony Higgins .......... Andy White
Pamela Garmon ......... Lorraine White
Paige Conner .......... Melinda Mason
Mary Nell Santacroce .. Helen Caldwell
Andy Stahl ............ Council President
Ginny Randall ......... Emmy
Charles Lawlor ........ Tommy
David Holt ............ Man
Suzanne Stewart ....... Merry Wilford
A thief is breaking into the homes of the elderly. Virgil's in-laws pay a visit to Sparta.

2.15 [023] In The Heat of The Night:
THE CREEK
Written by Jo William Phillip
Directed by Alexander Singer
Guest Stars:
Caryn West
Michael Keys Hal
l
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Afemo Omilami .......... Jimmy Dawes
Edith Ivey ............. Dr. Ivey
Suzi Bass .............. Eula
George Allen ........... Redman
Kurtis Payton .......... Young Virgil
Tony Brubaker .......... Black man
Kim Dixon .............. Black woman
A woman found badly beaten by the side of a creek,
leads to a case of wife beating. Virgil relives some distressing childhood memories.

2.16 [024] In The Heat of The Night:
SISTER, SISTER
Written by Carol Saraleno
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
Guest Stars:
Judith Chapman
Nick La Tour

and
Mary Crosby ........... J.D. Sinclaire
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ric Reitz ............. Sidney Wallace
Jim Peck .............. Dr. Vickers
Hugh Jarrett .......... John Sinclaire
Dan Biggers ........... Dr. Robb
Thomas Merdis ......... Workman
An old man with a weak hear dies - but it turns out that it was poison that killed him.

2.17 [025] In The Heat of The Night:
WALKOUT
Written by Steven Aspis
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Special Guest Star:
O. J. Simpson
Guest Stars:
Lonnie Smith
Randi Layne
Darnell Williams
......... Bobby Dobbs
There's a strike at the big factory plant in Sparta.
What will happen if the management call in scab labor?

2.18 [026] In The Heat of The Night:
ACCUSED
Written by James Novack
Directed by Chuck Bowman
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Christopher Allport
Vanessa Bell Calloway

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Ernest Dixon .......... Tim Sherman
Bob Hannah ............ Miles Bledsoc
Jill Jane Clements .... Frances
Emily Woodward ........ Laney
Diane Butler .......... Charlene
John Burton ........... Belson
Bubba accused of Rape.

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Carroll O'Connor had to have a sextuple bypass at the time of the final 4 episodes of season 2.
and was therefore missing from the series during that time.

Carroll O'Connor does NOT appear in the final 4 episodes  of season 2.
 Although he is inserted into a very brief telephone scene in the final episode of season 2.
* Chief Bill Gillespie (Carroll O'Connor) has been kidnapped.
Out of town Cop Tom Dugan (Joe Don Baker) is drafted in to search for the missing Sheriff.
The Joe Don Baker character is killed in the final episode  of this season.
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2.19 [027] In The Heat of The Night:
FIFTEEN FOREVER
(Carroll O'Connor NOT in this episode)
(Joe Don Baker temporary replaces Carroll O'Connor)
Written by Nancy Bond
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Special Guest Star:
Joe Don Baker ........... Captain Tom Dugan
Guest Stars:
Christopher Allport
Belinda Montgomery
...... Nora
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Benji Wilhoite .......... Buddy
Robin Florence .......... Armanda
Steve Boles ............. Buck Spivey
Paul Armbruster ......... Dr. Grieger
Ken Strong .............. Counterman
Danny Nelson ............ Gina's Father
Alveda King Beal ........ Gaylee's Mother
A 15 year-old girl is almost killed by a drunk driver.
She lies in hospital in coma from which she will probably never recover.

2.20 [028] In The Heat of The Night:
LADYBUG, LADYBUG
2May89
(Carroll O'Connor NOT in this episode)
(Joe Don Baker temporary replaces Carroll O'Connor)

Written by Terry Erwin
Directed by Alexander Singer
Special Appearance by
Joe Don Baker ........... Acting Chief Tom Dugan
Guest Star:
Leo Geter
Special Guest Star:
Christopher Templeton ... Christine Tate
Co-Starring: (end credits)
George Lawes ............ Howard Soriey
Jim Boyd ................ Chief Santa
Pamela Garmon ........... Mrs. Lorraine White
An arsonist is on the loose in Sparta. The Town Council appoint Captain Tom Dugan (Joe Don Baker)
 as Acting Chief of Police during Chief Gillespie's absence.

2.21 [029] In The Heat of The Night:
PIG WOMAN OF SPARTA
(Carroll O'Connor NOT in this episode)
(Joe Don Baker temporary replaces Carroll O'Connor)
Teleplay by Frank Dandridge / Story Marc Taylor
Directed by David Moessinger
Special Appearance by:
Joe Don Baker .......... Acting Chief Tom Dugan
Guest Stars:
Michael Horton
Shirley Stoler

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Beth Spanier ........... Millie Barnett
Byron Cherry ........... Charlie Hobbs
Jennifer Hole .......... Missy
Dan Biggers ............ Dr. Robb

2.22 [030] In The Heat of The Night:
MISSING
prod. no. 8819
(Carroll O'Connor NOT in this episode
-Inserted into one short telephone scene)
(Joe Don Baker temp replaces Carroll O'Connor)

Written by David Rupel
Directed by Alexander Singer
Special Appearance by:
Joe Don Baker ......... Acting Chief Tom Dugan
Guest Stars:
Joan McMurtrey ........ FBI agent
Trent Bross
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Charles Lawlor ........ Tommy Palmerton
Dan Chandler .......... Coach Daily
Shilla Benning ........ Angie Dupree
Derek Smith ........... Eric Deavers
Paige Trewhitt ........ Elsie
Tanzia Franks ......... Joyellen
Ron Culbeth ........... Man #1
Chief Gillespie is kidnapped by a cult sect - The
Brotherhood of Arian People B.O.A.P.

Lois Nettleton as JoAnn St. John  leaves at the end of 1988-89 season

######### In The Heat Of The Night ###########
############# end of season 2 ################
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