Bill Gillespie, a southern white small-town sheriff and a black detective must put aside racial animosity to solve crimes in the Mississippi hamlet. A tense drama inspired by the Oscar-winning film, which was based on John Ball's 1965 critically acclaimed novel of the same name. The series provided an honest and hopeful look at life in the new south.
EPISODES: Stranger in Town, Don't Look Back, Prisoners, Hot Night, Accused, The Creek, Gunshot, Fifteen Forever, First Girl, Rape, Tie of Stranger, An Angry Woman, December Days, Vengeance, Bubba's Baby, Hello in There, Paper Castles, Lesson Learned, Quick Fix, Family Matters, Liar's Poker, Fool for Love, Baby for Sale, Obsession, When the Music Stopped, Brother's Keeper, Judgement Day, Falsely Accused, Hard Choices, A Lost Love, Little Girl Lost, and AKA Kelly Kay.
TGG Direct is a relatively new "player" in the TV-on-DVD field, and we've recently gotten in touch with them to begin finding out more about their offerings so we can fill in you, our readers. Earlier titles already available, with limited distribution at first but now more widespread, included In the Heat of the Night - The 1st Season
, where the show's rookie season only included the pilot telefilm and 6 regular episodes. Today Amazon.com (see button link below) has begun listing a new TGG title, however: In the Heat of the Night - 24 Hour Television Marathon
, an 8-DVD collection priced at just $29.96 SRP. It will be available soon, on October 23rd
, and the package art can be seen below. The episode list included can be found in the studio-supplied description quoted above in italics. Our thanks to all the readers who wrote us about this topic.