In The Heat Of The Night was set in the fictional town of Sparta, Mississippi, and followed the professional and personal lives of it's police officers. The series starred Carroll O'Connor who was also the Exec.Producer and writer of many episodes. The series dealt with a variety of issues in long run including: racism, drug abuse, rape, murder, incest, government corruption and drunk driving.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: Grow Old Along with Me Aired: May. 16, 1995
Ex-cop Tom Harwood's happiness with his new bride is threatened by an old flame who sees an opportunity for blackmail.
Series Fun Facts
- The building used as the Magnolia Café later became an insurance agency.
- The beautiful, white house Bill Gillespie bought at the start of season 7 was an actual residence in Covington, GA. Since the series ended, it now sits abandoned and in very dilapidated condition.
- Bubba's first name was never revealed.