CTVA US Crime - "In The Heat Of The Night" (Fred Silverman/NBC) Season 4 (1990-91)

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Starring Carroll O' Connor
Season 4 (NBC) (1990-91)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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######### In The Heat Of The Night ###########
############# season 4 1990-91 ###############
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NBC Tuesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern
Supervising Producer Edward Ledding
Co-Producers Walton Dornisch and Herb Adelman
Produced by Robert Bielak

Season 4 Title sequence: (same as season 2 &3)
starring:
Carroll O'Connor
and:
Howard Rollins
also starring:
Alan Autry
Anne-Marie Johnson
David Hart
Geoffrey Thorne
Hugh O'Connor


4.01 [053] In The Heat of The Night: BROTHERLY LOVE part 1
4.02 [054] In The Heat of The Night: BROTHERLY LOVE part 2
prod. no. 3805 / 18Sep90
Written by William Royce (part 1)
Written by Cynthia Deming (part 2)
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Stars:
Mel Stewart
Andy Romano
Peter Van Norden
Jeffery Hayunga
Bruce Hirby

and
Geoffrey Lewis ........ Captain Jenkins
Co-Starring: (end credits)
J.D. Hall ............. Dwight Walker
Olivia Vigil Harper ... Lelia Walker
Ellen Holly ........... Ruth Peterson
Jesse Dizon ........... Ray Naguchi
Anthony Auer .......... Michael Edwards
Larry Gelman .......... Desk Sergeant
Penny Santon .......... Mama Cimino
Connie Sawyer ......... Hannah
Bob Larkin ............ Officer Roberts
brief appearance:
Dee Shaw ............... Sgt. Dee Sheppard (uncredited)
Tibbs is jailed in Philadelphia for murdering a cop; Bubba acts as Althea's birthing coach.

4.03 [055] In The Heat of The Night: LESSONS LEARNED
prod. no. 3802 / 25Sep90
Written by Cynthia Deming
Directed by Mario Azzopardi
Guest Stars:
Mel Stewart
Deborah Strang
Tammy Amerson

Co-Starring:
Crystal Fox .......... LuAnn
Dan Biggers .......... Dr. Robb
Ellen Holly .......... Ruthe Peterson
Stuart Culpepper ..... Judd
Ken Strong ........... J.W.
Bruce McKinnon ....... Rocky
Libby Whitemore ...... Paula
Charlene Gowen ....... Mrs. Davis
Lit Connah ........... Miss Polly
Althea Tibbs brings the twin babies home.

4.04 [056] In The Heat of The Night: PERVERSIONS OF JUSTICE
prod. no. 3810 / 2Oct90
Written by Robert Bielak
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Stars:
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Brian Lando
Ronnie Claire Edwards

and
Denise Nicholas as Harriet De Long
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Wynn Hollingsworth ... Jeff Dillard
Ray McKinnon ......... Jethro Puller
Wilbur Fitzgerald .... D.A. Darnelle
Ginny Parker ......... Mrs. Poole
Harrison Avery ....... Eza Raintree
Hudson Adams ......... Elroy Baines
Crytal Fox ........... LuAnn
Andrea Wofford ....... Penny Devereaux
Jen Harper ........... Sarah Jenner
Janell McLeod ........ Maria Davis
Scott Hilley ......... Horace Tuttle
Geoff McKnight ....... Goober Petry
A school teacher is accused of Child molestation.

4.05 [057] In The Heat of The Night: AND JUSTICE FOR SOME *****
prod. no. 3803 / 23Oct90
Teleplay by William Royce / Story by William Royce and Michael Thurman
Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Star:
William Shockley
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crytal Fox ............ Luann
Dan Biggers ........... Dr. Robb
Wilbur Fitzgerald ..... D.A. Darnelle
Kevin Corrigan ........ Duwayne
Esther Huston ......... Margaret
Ryan Marshall ......... Kevin
Ron Culbreth .......... Sheriff McComb
Bob Penny ............. Mr. Epp
Gillespie and Tibbs clash over turning a hit-and-run driver/drug dealer over to the FBI.

4.06 [058] In The Heat of The Night: HEART OF GOLD
prod. no. 3815 / 30Oct90
Written by Mitchell Schneider
directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Stars:
Kerrie Keane
Don Galloway

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox .......... LuAnn
Dan Biggers .......... Dr. Robb
Gary Williams ........ Morgan
Randall Franks ....... Officer Randy
Bubba's romance with a high school sweetheart conflicts with the murder investigation of an attorney.

4.07 [059] In The Heat of The Night: QUICK FIX
prod. no. 3809 / 6Nov90
Written by Julie Friedgen
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Guest Stars:
Amy Lynne
Tara Karsian

and
William Lucking ....... George Mastin (Outlaws)
Co-Starring: (end credits)
(no details)
A newly born baby, belonging to a retarded teenage girl, is found murdered.

4.08 [060] In The Heat of The Night: HOMECOMING
13Nov90
Written by Robert Bielak
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Stars:
Karen Carlson ........ Sheila
Greg Mullavey
and
Denise Nicholas as Harriet DeLong
Co-Starring:
Rugg Williams ........ Eugene Glendon
Crystal Fox .......... LuAnn
Tonea Stewart ........ Aunt Etta
Sonny Shroyer ........ Emory Tanner
Larry Black .......... Niles Maitland
Colin Alexander ...... Walt Tanner
Kathryn Firago ....... Rachel Tanner
Thom Gossom .......... Ted Marcus
Pierre Perea ......... Prosper Hoag
Mary Holloway ........ Ellen Krin
Paige Threashitt ..... Bessie Mun
The investigation of a convict's murder is hindered by too many willing suspects.

4.09 [061] In The Heat of The Night: A PROBLEM TOO PERSONEL

prod. no. 3819 /20Nov90
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Guest Stars:
John Welsly
Rugg Williams
Dabbs Greer

and
Denise Nicholas as Harriet De Long
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Tonea Stewart
Ron Culbreth ....... Sheriff McComb
Thom Gossom ........ Ted Marcus
Gerald Brown ....... Mitch Nellin
Clennon King ....... Priest
Sharon Anderson .... Sue
(sequel to this episode is 4.21 "No Other Road")
(Hugh O'Connor NOT in this episode)

4.10 [062] In The Heat of The Night: A FINAL ARRANGEMENT
prod. no. 3814
27Nov90
Written by David F. Hamilton and Peter W. Telep
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Star:
William Schallert
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Tonea Steart ........ Aunt Etta
Randal Patrick ...... Cleve Rumford
Rand Hopkins ........ Faravelli
Benji Wilhoite ...... Rusty
Sally Drew .......... Grace Keesham
Karen Thomas ........ Donna Jean Polk
C.C. Taylor ......... Officer Peake
Dee Shaw ............ Officer Dee
Leslie Rhodes ....... Cheryl (Waitress, Magnolia Cafe)

4.11 [063] In The Heat of The Night: FAMILY MATTERS
prod. no. 3812
4Dec90
Written by Mitchell Schneider
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Star:
Fran Bennett ......... Aunt Ruda (see also #79, #104)
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox
Tonea Stewart
Don Stallings ........ Wade
Michael Burgess ...... Tyrell
Donna Biscoe ......... Mrs. Johnson
Scott Kerr ........... Austin
Adrian Roberts ....... Jebb
Ron Leggett .......... Neville
Scott Paxton ......... Manager
M.J. Coveny .......... Clerk
Dee Shaw ............. Officer Dee

4.12 [064] In The Heat of The Night: BOUNTY HUNTER
prod. no. 3818 / 11Dec90
Written by Cynthia Deming and William Royce
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Stars:
Stephen Meadows
Romy Walthal

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Tim Ware ............. Tiny Randall
Bob Hannah ........... R.J. Kincaide
Bill Steis ........... Ed
Scott Higgs .......... Randy Calhoun
Ellen Wall ........... Rita Sue
Marilyn Martin ....... Mimi Kincaide
Beth Burns ........... Pizza Girl
A jealous husband takes out a contract on his wife and her lover, who happens to be an old classmate of Bubba's
Gillespie tries to stop a bounty hunter from killing a man wanted for a rich woman's murder.

4.13 [065] In The Heat of The Night: BLESSINGS (Christmas-Flashback Episode)
prod. no. 3826
18Dec90
Written by Walton Dornisch
Directed by David Soul
Guest Star:
Judith Robinson
and
Denise Nicholas as Harriet De Long
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox ......... LeAnn Corbin
Tonea Stewart ....... Aunt Etta
Johnny Popwell ...... Mel Levin
With thanks for Appearances by:
(in alphabetical order)
Debra Atkinson
Paul Benjamin
Peter Gabb
Thom Gossom
Kathy Payne
Sherly Lynn Piland
Alice Snead
The police force and the Sparta community realise the power of the press.

4.14 [066] In The Heat of The Night: SHINE ON SPARTA MOON
8Jan91
Written by Robert Bielak
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Stars:
Jeff Hochendoner
Paul Gonsoulin
William Cort
Walt Goggins

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox
Wilbur Fitgerald
Dan Biggers
Fred Covington ......... Vern Tolliver
Laura Whyte ............ Joan Tolliver
Randy Martin ........... Marci Jeffries
Joan Croker ............ Marci Warner
Heather Jones .......... Becky
Bill Whitworth ......... Goody Tate
Terrence Gibney ........ Dr. Becket
Terry Hobbs ............ Boy #1
A bout of moonshine drinking ends in tragedy.  An accident related to
 moonshine whiskey blinds a high-school football star and kills his girlfriend.

4.15 [067] In The Heat of The Night: AN EXECUTION OF TRUST
15Jan91
Written by Mitchell Schneider
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Stars:
Christina Picklles
Robert Walker
Steven Schwartz-Hartley

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox ........... LuAnn Corbin
Wilbur Fitzgerald .....
Danny Nelson .......... Ramey
Robby Preddy .......... Lucy
Judy McDowell ......... Rita
Bill Crabb ............ Vester
Joanne Parkow ......... Mrs. Abercrombie
Dee Shaw .............. Officer Dee
Gillespie learns that a prisoner on Death Row may be innocent. A psychiatrist protects
 a patient who confessed to a murder for which an innocent man stands to be executed.

4.16 [068] In The Heat of The Night: A CHILD OF PROMISE
5Feb91
Written by Cynthia Deming
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars:
Shaun Baker
Kim Hamilton
Kenneth Edwards

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox
Dan Biggers
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Christopher Lobban ...... Bobby
Randall Taylor .......... Sampler
Jeff Rose ............... Nathan
Temi Epstein ............ Terri
Maury Covington ......... Mr. Young
Kent Whipple ............ Bob Phillips
Rosemary Newcott ........ Darlene
Tyler King .............. Jimmy
A wave of drug robberies lead to a teenager's death.
Virgil's arrest of a young pusher affects one of Althea's students.

4.17 [069] In The Heat of The Night: PAPER CASTLES
prod. no. 3801 / 12Feb91
Teleplay by Joe Gannon / Story by Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars:
Sharon Wyatt
Stephen Young

and
Denise Nicholas as Harriet De Long
Co-Starring: (end credits)
(no details)
A car crash leads to intrigue. (Alan Autry/Bubba NOT in this episode)

4.18 [070] In The Heat of The Night: LAID TO WASTE
19Feb91
Written by William Royce and Cynthia Deming
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Stars:
Suzanne Snyder
Richard McKenzie

Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Tonea Stewart
Tom Nowicki ............ Ned Conklin
Tom Evan ............... Lester
Jeff Lewis ............. Taylor
A blind woman hears an apparent murder in a neighboring duplex, and Parker uncovers a motive.

4.19 [071] In The Heat of The Night: FIRST DEADLY SIN
26Feb91
Written by Julie Friedgen
Directed by Peter Salim
Guest Stars:
Joseph Lambie
Sally Spencer
Bryan Dattilo
Co-Starring: (end credits)
(no details)
A man forbids his son to tell police he saw a rape, for fear of the youth's chances for seminary.

4.20 [072] In The Heat of The Night: JUST A COUNTRY BOY
19Mar91
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Carroll O'Connor
Guest Stars:
Debra Sandlund
Chi-Muoi Lo

and
Franklin Cover ......... Tommy Vincent
Co-starring: (end credits)
Raymond Forchion ....... Wallace Fannoy
Will Leskin ............ Stan Garish
Bill Zuckert ........... Judge Clint
Josť Rosario ........... Rey
William Flatley ........ Detrective Waldec
Daryl Wilcher .......... Bob Fannoy
Mary Pat Gleason ....... Hostess
Julie Inouye ........... Nurse
Jay Arlen Jones ........ Ticket Man
Frank Lugo ............. Cesar
Greg McKinney .......... Allie Jones
Bob Penny .............. Epp
Bubba goes to L.A. in search of a murderous arsonist
(the sequel to this is episode 80 'Unfinished Business' in season 5)

4.21 [073] In The Heat of The Night: NO OTHER ROAD
26Mar91
Written by Matt Harris
Directed by Paul Chavez
Guest Stars:
John Wesley
Rugg Williams

and:
Denise Nicholas as Harriet DeLong
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Randall "Tex" Cobb ..... Frank Kloot
Thom Gossom ............ Ted Marcus
Michael Genevie ........ Glenn Wottle
Chris Kayser ........... Judge
C.C. Taylor ............ Officer Peake
Tibbs is concerned about a boy whose father is to be executed.
(sequel to episode 4.09 "A Problem Too Personal")

4.22 [074] In The Heat of The Night: A TURNING
30Apr91
Written by Matt Harris and Joe Gannon
Directed by Paul Chavez
Guest Star:
Craig Thomas
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Crystal Fox
Ed Grady ............. Dr. Cameron
Tonea Stewart
Challen Gates ........ Winnie
Afemo Omilami ........ Jimmy Dawes
Haynes Brooke ........ Beach
Myrna White .......... Sissy Walton
Bob Banks ............ Judge Walton
Judy Langford ........ Thelma
Ed Corbin ............ Ronnie Price
Philip Roper ......... Calvin
Leslie Rhoades ....... Cheryl
Dee Shaw ............. Officer Dee
The dangers of police work cause drama for detective Tibbs.
At a turning point in his life he decides to study law.

######### In The Heat Of The Night ###########
############# end of season 4 ################
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