These are the top 8 episodes of 'In the Heat of the Night' according to IMDb

Which of these top eight episodes of 'In the Heat of the Night' is your favorite?

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In the Heat of the Night was one of the earliest shows to deal with various societal issues, including racism, police brutality, mental disorders, domestic violence and more.

It largely follows the story of a chief of police and a police detective, acting as a sequel to the 1967 Academy Award-winning film that aimed to solve crimes and navigate racial divides in Mississippi. It starred Emmy winner John Carroll O'Connor as Bill Gillespie, best known as Archie on All in the Family, and Oscar-nominated actor Howard Hollins as Virgil Tibbs.

The show was nominated for several Golden Globes in eight seasons and became one of the most-watched shows in the late '80s to mid-'90s. As a fan favorite, several episodes seem to be the most popular, according to IMDb.

Which of these top eight episodes of In the Heat of the Night is your favorite?

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These are the top 8 episodes of 'In the Heat of the Night' according to IMDb

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nerakr 13 months ago
I didn't like any of those episodes. My favorite is Bubba's Baby, followed by Night of the Stranger.
Runeshaper 13 months ago
You got 70% similar

This was a GREAT show!
royleon 13 months ago
In the heat of the night was one of my favorites. And still is. Long live the oldies. Thanks me t v for keeping them alive.
Rob royleon 13 months ago
I could never get into it. I always thought “why does Archie Bunker have a southern accent”?
AndrewHass 13 months ago
I think all those episodes were great in their own way but i picked The Correct Settling as my favorite episode.As for why it is my favorite episode i liked how the Chief and Harriet's relationship advanced as they started talking about maybe living together.And i also liked the conversation between Harriet and her ex-husband because i think they sort of got closure to their relationship and maybe even started getting along as friends.
Jeremy 13 months ago
All I did was read all the synopses and pick the one that I thought was the most interesting. Guess I was right because I got 100% similar.
MrsPhilHarris 13 months ago
I don’t really watch this show so none are familiar. 🤔
Big3Fan 13 months ago
o% I stifled myself on this one.
CoreyC 13 months ago
One of the best was where Gillespie tried to stop an execution.
texasluva 13 months ago
You got 100% similar to the most popular responses. It said 24% picked my choice. You just picked the one you liked the most.
harlow1313 13 months ago
In recent years, I have had exposure to this show. There are episodes in the first couple seasons that I quite like, but I feel the series quickly goes off track.

Despite the small town that Sparta is, most of the criminals tend toward upper-middle class.
AgingDisgracefully 13 months ago
The show was total crap.
Did CBS owe O'Connor a favor?
Though sad for Howard Rollins who was eclipsed by the superior Denzel.
After Ragtime, wasn't Howard the Next Big Thing...of the moment?
Howard Rollins passed away over 25 years ago. With addiction to drugs and alcohol. He was arrested four times for drug- and alcohol-related crimes and spent one month in jail for reckless driving and driving under the influence.
CoreyC AgingDisgracefully 13 months ago
Carroll's adopted son Hugh also died of a drug overdose. Carroll personally hated CBS after how they canceled Archie Bunker's Place he did In the Heat of the Night cause he was good friends with Fred Silverman.
So...his moment passed and then he did.
That's show biz.
AgingDisgracefully CoreyC 13 months ago
Good friendship? If you say so.
Whatever the inspiration, I see a fevered-ego scenery-chew.
I could be wrong.
Mike AgingDisgracefully 13 months ago
For the record:
For most of its run, In The Heat Of The Night was on NBC.
AgingDisgracefully Mike 13 months ago
I type corrected. I was confused about who was doing who the favor.
Stopping now.. Don't mean to hog the thread.
That's Pacificsun's job.
I kid, I kid...
LindaRussellJohnson CoreyC 11 months ago
actually Hugh died of a self inflicted gunshot wound, but his drug habit did not help him. I read Carrolls book, he was talking to Carroll on the phone when he shot himself.
tnminnow 13 months ago
Took a shot, 18%. Never watched the show.
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