CTVA US Crime - "In The Heat Of The Night" (Fred Silverman/NBC) Season 3 (1989-90)

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Starring Carroll O' Connor
Season 3 (NBC) (1989-90)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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######### In The Heat Of The Night ###########
############# season 3 1989-90 ###############
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NBC Tuesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
Fred Silverman Company
Jauanita Bartlett Production
in association with
MGM/UA Television Productions
Executive Producers David Moessinger and Carroll O'Connor
Supervising Producers Mark Rodgers and Edward De Blasio
Co-Producers Walton Dornisch and Nancy Bond
Produced by Edward Ledding
Director of Photography Peter Salim

Season 3 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
David Hart
as Det./Sgt Parker Williams
Geoffrey Thorne
as Det./Sgt Wilson Sweet
Hugh O'Connor
as Det./Lt Lonnie Jameson

3.01 [031] In The Heat of The Night: ANNIVERSARY
prod. no. 9812
Written by Mark Rodgers
Directed by Harry Harris
director of photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Joan McMurtrey ......... FBI agent
Trent Bross
Special Guest Star:
Joe Seneca as Reverend John Carter
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Chuck Lawlor ........... Palmerton
Dan Albright ........... David Morgan
Billy Ray Reynolds ..... Noah Crowley
Marc MaCaulay .......... Allan Thurman
Chief Gillespie (Carroll O'Connor) returns to the series  after being rescued 
from his kidnappers, a cult sect called B.O.A.P. - Brotherhood of Arian People.

3.02 [032] In The Heat of The Night: RAPE
prod. no. 9803 / 24Oct89
Written by Nancy Bond
Directed by Paul Lynch
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Ken Marshall
Stacy Ray
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Wilbur Fitzgerald ....... The D.A.
Louis Fox ............... The Doctor
Walter Franks ........... Edward
Heather Binion .......... Cynthia
Robby Preddy ............ Maggie
Althea Tibbs (Anne-Marie Johnson) is brutally raped by a Colleague from the school where she teaches.

3.03 [033] In The Heat of The Night: FAIREST OF THEM ALL
prod. no. 9801 / 31Oct89
Written by Edward De Blasio
Directed by Mario Azzopardi
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Martha Byrne
Diane Almeida

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Linda Pierce ........... Margaret Haden
Larry Black ............ Andrew Folsey
Kevin Corrigan ......... Clay Mason
Angie Harper ........... Terry
Robin Brown ............ Madeline
Bill Mulvey ............ The Attorney
The investigation of a beauty contestant's death uncovers extortion and over ambition.

3.04 [034] In The Heat of The Night: MURDER MOST ANCIENT
prod. no. 9807 / 7Nov89
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio / Story by Adrian Spies
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Grainger Hines
Clare Wren
Tim Griffin

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Mert Hatfield ......... Clarence Conlan
Suzanne Stewart ....... Mrs. Feathers
Crystal Fox ........... Luann Corbin
Gillespie goes on the case of a husband murdered by his wife's lover.

3.05 [035] In The Heat of The Night: FIRST GIRL
prod. no. 9802 / 14Nov89
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Special Guest Star:
Denis Nicholas as Harriet De Long (entry)
Guest Star:
Sheryl Lynn Piland as Officer Christine Rankin
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Lou Walker ............ John Reeve
Freddie Hendricks ..... Abe Collins
Randy Hall ............ Al Bosworth
Billy Gillespie ....... Lance Bosworth
Thom Gosom ............ Melvin Lemmon
Crystal Fox ........... Luann Corbin
Patty Mack ............ Melva
Gillespie feels responsible for the death of his first black policewoman, and resigns.

3.06 [036] In The Heat of The Night: CRACKDOWN
prod. noo. 9810 / 21Nov89
Written by Nancy Bond
Directed by E. W. Swackhamer
director of photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Carrie Snodgrass
James Sutorius
Dana Barron

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Walt Goggins ........... Darrell
Ray McKinnon ........... Timer
Jill Jane Clements ..... Maude
Amanda Pillow .......... Zan
Crystal Fox ............ Luann
S.J. Floyd ............. Perle
Blake Michaels ......... Kenny
Ali McCorcle ........... Laura
Chief Gillespie and the Sparta police force are challenged to stop the spread of Cocaine.

3.07 [037] In The Heat of The Night: TIME OF THE STRANGER
prod. no. 9804 / 5Dec89
Written by Mark Rodgers
Directed by Ivan Dixon
Guest Stars:
Frances Fisher
Shannon Beatty

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Laura Whyte ............ Marge
Ted Hedding ............ Arkin
Clarinda Ross .......... The Mother
Joy Tracy .............. The Little Girl
Sparta police discover that a woman accused of murder is actually guilty of kidnapping her daughter.

3.08 [038] In The Heat of The Night: VENGEANCE
prod. no. 9817 / 12Dec89
Written by Mark Rodgers
Directed by E. W. Swackhamer
director of photography Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Jacqueline Schultz
Dyana Ortelli

Co-Starring:(end credits)
Bill Gribble ........... Tom
Tom Powell ............. Jack
Greg Paul Meyers ....... Lane
Alex Van ............... Larry
Paul Armbruster ........ Willets
Judy McDowell .......... Kharla
Crystal Fox ............ Luann
Martha Knighton ........ Landlandy
A modern-day Bonny-and-Clyde couple are holding up stores in and around Sparta.

3.09 [039] In The Heat of The Night: MY NAME IS HANK (Christmas episode)
prod. no. 9815
19Dec89
Written by Edward De Blasio
Directed by Harry Harris
Director of Photography Peter Salim
Guest Star:
Barry K. Bernal as Hank
Co-Starring: (end credits)
David Olsen .......... Skip Jensen
Lois Berg ............ Lisa
Charlie Deppish ...... J.J Simmers
Thom Gossom .......... Ted Marcus
Crystal Fox .......... Luann
Two youths hold up a store in Sparta and kill the owner.
They blame a young Vietnamese Boy who they were giving a lift to Sparta.

3.10 [040] In The Heat of The Night: KING'S RANSOM
prod. no. 9814 / 2Jan90
Written by Kim C. Friese and Matt Harris
Directed by Jeffrey Hayden
Guest Stars:
Tony Burton
Art Evans

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Bob Penny ............ Alvin Epps
Buck Ford ............ Phil Trundel
Charmin Talbert ...... Etta
Johnny Popwell ....... Rivers
The FBI want an Ex-Boxer, down on his luck, to testify against a Detroit mob,
 in return for security in his old age. But he is planning to do a deal with the mob instead.

3.11 [041] In The Heat of The Night: EPITAPH FOR A LADY ****
prod. no. 9805 / 16Jan90
Witten by Steven Baum
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars:
James Greene
Jonathan Ward

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Judson Vaughn ........ Nelson
Joy Tracy ............ Lisa
Georgia Allen ........ Roberta
Ginny Parker ......... Dorothy
Ken Strong ........... Roy
Judith Robinson ...... Molly
Lonnie Smith ......... Dr. Turnby
Crystal Fox .......... Luann
A man with a grievance against a doctor, whose misdiagnosis,
causes the death his wife is prime suspect when the doctor is killed.

3.12 [042] In The Heat of The Night: TRIANGLE
prod. no. unknown / 23Jan90
Written by Rick Kelbaugh
Directed by Chuck Bowman
Guest Stars:
John Diehl (Miami Vice)
Kerri Green
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Andrew Winton .......... Tad
Steve Boles ............ Dan
Rebecca Wackler ........ Marta
Jane Berman ............ Eileen
Crystal Fox ............ Luann
Dan Biggers ............ Dr. Cobb
Randi Layne ............ Marge
Terence Jenkins ........ Cullen
Gillespie tries to prevent a man who shot his wife and her
lover from harming anyone else.  (Howard Rollins NOT in this episode)

3.13 [043] In The Heat of The Night: HELLO IN THERE
prod. no. 9821 / 30Jan90
Written by Cynthia Deming and William J.Royce
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Special Guest Star:
Denise Nicholas  as Harriet De Long
And:
Whitman Mayo .......... Winston Tyler
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Donna Biscoe .......... Cora Tyler
Tim Ware .............. Dan Williams
Kenny Leon ............ Daryl Tyler
Kurtis Payton ......... Odell Tyler
Crystal Fox ........... Luann Corbin
Victoria Loving ....... Diane Brisbane
Ellen Heard ........... Female Customer
Councilwoman Harriet DeLong (Denise Nicholas) tries art therapy on a mute boy who may have witnessed
the murder of his father, a bank teller falsely accused on robbing the bank. (Howard Rollins NOT in this episode)

3.14 [044] In The Heat of The Night: DECEMBER DAYS
prod. no. 9816 / 13Feb90
Written by Kim Friese
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars:
Andrew Prine
Mariclare Costello
.... Darleen
Logan Ramsey
Special Guest Star:
Louise Fletcher
And:
Ken Curtis  (Gunsmoke) ............ McCauley
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Lit Connah ............ Lydia Crane
Crystal Fox ........... Luann
Dan Biggers ........... Dr Robb
Sharlene Ross ......... Receptionist
Ronn Liggett .......... Doorman
The death of a rich old lady in an old folks home begins to look like murder. (Howard Rollins NOT in this episode)

3.15 [045] In The Heat of The Night: A LOSS OF INNOCENCE
prod. no. 9823 / 20Feb90
Teleplay by William Royce and Cynthia Deming
Story by William Royce & Cynthia Deming and Stephen Schneck
Directed by Paul Lynch
Guest Stars:
Deborah Hobart
Pierrette Grace

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Dan Biggers ............ Dr. Robb
Wilbur Fitzgerald ...... D.A. Darnelle
Bill Luhrs ............. Frank Craven
Scott Higgs ............ Randy Calhoun
Crystal Fox ............ Luann
Robin Florence ......... Allison
Laura Louise Stephens .. Mary Jo
Randy Randolph ......... J.W. Walton
Jon Kohlor ............. Jack Stenzak
An alcoholic monster of a husband, who had also been molesting his daughter, is murdered by his wife.

3.16 [046] In The Heat of The Night: BUBBA'S BABY
prod. no. 9820
27Feb90
Teleplay by Cynthia Deming and William Royce
Story by Edward De Blasio
Directed by Jeffrey Hayden
Guest Stars:
Michael Zelniker
Katy Boyer

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Andy Stahl ............ Roger Selworth
Mary Nell Santacroce .. Mrs. Barnett
Ron Culbreth .......... Sheriff McComb
Jill Jane Clements .... Maude
Crystal Fox ........... Luann
Al Hamacher ........... Man
Emily Woodward ........ Elise Bennington
Warde Butler .......... Jake
Bill Ash .............. Ernie
The search for the parents of an abandoned baby leads Gillespie on a trail of blackmail and murder

3.17 [047] In The Heat of The Night: HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS
prod. no. 9822
6Mar90
Teleplay by Edward De Blasio and Mark Rodgers / Story by Matt Harris
Directed by Leo Penn
Special Guest Star:
Diane Ladd
Co-Starring: (end credits)
(no details)
The madam (Diane Ladd) of a traveling bordello is suspected of murdering a preacher who opposed her.

3.18 [048] In The Heat of The Night: AN ANGRY WOMAN
prod. no. 9809  /13Mar90
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Special Guest Star:
Denise Nicholas as Harriet DeLong
And:
Melvin Van Peebles ...... Nathaniel Halwell
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Daivd Dwyer ............. Claude Dews
Stan Brown .............. Carl Maffey
Marguerite Hannah ....... Eva Maffey
Frank Rossomanno ........ Jake Kanada
Crystal Fox ............. Luann
Mimi Honce .............. Miss Devin
Bruce McKinnon .......... Manager
Jacques Courseault ...... Richard Maffey
Dwionne Dickerson ....... Ellie Maffey
Gillespie suspects a woman's ex-husband, now a trucker, caused her death. (Howard Rollins NOT in this episode)

3.19 [049] In The Heat of The Night: INDISCRETIONS
Teleplay by William Royce and Cynthia Deming
Story by Nancy Bond
Directed by Vince Edwards
Guest Star:
Patrice Chanel-Carter
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox ............. LuAnn (now with capital 'A')
Dan Biggers ............. Dr. Robb
Barry Scott ............. Baxter
Scott Higgs ............. Randy Calhoun
B.J. Hughes ............. Rental Agent
A friend on the lam visits Althea.

3.20 [050] In The Heat of The Night: NIGHT OF THE KILLING
Written by Mark Rodgers
Directed by Chuck Bowman
Special Guest Star:
Denise Nicholas as Harriet DeLong
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Lisa Williams ........... Yolanda
Eric Ware ............... Riblin Blaylock
Steve Coulter ........... William
Ginnie Randall .......... Sipple Jackson
Lisa Coles .............. Maria Cystack
Wilbur Fitzgerald ....... D.A. Darnelle
Afemo Omilami ........... Jimmy Dawes
Crystal Fox ............. Luann
Pierre Perea ............ Mike
Bruce Evers ............. Charlie Yourt
Michael McDougal ........ Bud Ormsby
Tibbs and Gillespie clash over a black murder suspect, whose arrest causes racial strife.

3.21 [051] In The Heat of The Night: CITIZEN TRUNDEL part 1
prod. no. 9813 / 1May90
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Leo Penn
Special Guest Star
Denise Nicholas as Harriet DeLong
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Marco St. John ........ Jay Turkus
Tony Franciscus ....... Burt Willins
Jonathan Proby ........ Eric DeLong
Tom Nowicki ........... Freddy Aykens
Tom Key ............... Norman Luft
Stuart Culpepper ...... Judge Colter
Crystal Fox ........... Luann
Dan Biggers ........... Dr. Robb
Wilber Fitzgerald ..... D.A. Darnelle
John Lawthorn ......... Effrem Tully
Elizabeth Omilami ..... Mrs. Willins
Christina Reguli ...... Jessica Franks
Gillespie appears to know who killed Councilwoman DeLong's sister.

3.22 [052] In The Heat of The Night: CITIZEN TRUNDEL part 2
prod. no. 9824 / 8May90
Written by Cynthia Deming and William Royce
Directed by Harry Harris
Special Guest Star:
Denise Nicholas as Harriet DeLong
Co-Starring
Marco St. John ........ Jay Turkus
Tom Key ............... Norman Luft
Adair Simon ........... Emily Trundel
Christina Reguli ...... Jessica Franks
Jordan Williams ....... V.J. Trundel
Crystal Fox ........... Luann
Tony Franciscus ....... Burt Willins
Jonathan Proby ........ Eric DeLong
Jeffery Lowery ........
John Lawthorn ......... Effrem Tully
Joseph Wuilkins ........ Pilot
Councilwoman DeLong ventures outside Sparta to find V.J. Trundel, the rich and powerful figure responsible for her sister's murder.
 Trundel had a baby boy, Eric, to Harriet's sister. (for sequel to this story - see episode 5.18 'Trundel's Will Be Done')

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