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In the Heat of the Night

The Family Secret (Season 2, Episode 3)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After a prominent businessman is mysteriously murdered, evidence of incestuous relationships with his daughter and granddaughter are uncovered.
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Writers
James Lee Barrett (developer) | Nancy Bond | John Ball (based on characters created by)
Composer
Joseph Harnell (as Joe Harnell)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 6, 1988

Release date
Dec 6, 1988 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Carroll O'Connor
Chief William O. 'Bill' Gillespie Chief William O. 'Bill' Gillespie   See fewer
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Howard E. Rollins Jr.
Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins) Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs (as Howard Rollins)   See fewer
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Alan Autry
Sgt. V. L. 'Bubba' Skinner Sgt. V. L. 'Bubba' Skinner   See fewer
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Anne-Marie Johnson
Althea Tibbs Althea Tibbs   See fewer
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Lois Nettleton
Joanne St. John Joanne St. John   See fewer
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David Hart
Officer Parker Williams Officer Parker Williams   See fewer
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Geoffrey Thorne
Officer Wilson Sweet Officer Wilson Sweet   See fewer
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Hugh O'Connor
Cpl. Lonnie Jamison Cpl. Lonnie Jamison   See fewer
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Susan Blakely
Claudia Merrill Claudia Merrill   See fewer
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Suzanne Ventulett
Mary Lynn Merrill Mary Lynn Merrill   See fewer
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Muriel Moore
Bernice Merrill Bernice Merrill   See fewer
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Wallace Wilkinson
Stuart Merrill Stuart Merrill   See fewer
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Michael H. Moss
Becker (as Michael Moss) Becker (as Michael Moss)   See fewer
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John Webb
Officer John Officer John   See fewer
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John l Webb
Officer John Officer John   See fewer
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Robin Florence
Suzanne (uncredited) Suzanne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.3 / 10 | 36 votes