In the Heat of the Night
- 8 Seasons
In the Heat of the Night was a television series that is based on the movie and novel that has the same title. The show was aired on NBC from 1988-1992 and then on the station CBS until 1995. This show was released on home video on August of 2012. In this show a white police chief and a black police detective are the key protagonists of the series. Virgil Tubbs who is the detective goes to his home city in Mississippi to attend the funeral of his mother. At the funeral the local politicians ask him to stay in the city so that he can help improve the quality of the police department. Over the course of eight seasons viewers will get to see how these members of the police department deal with the everyday tasks that these people need to do. This show lasted for eight seasons so it was among the longest running shows in recent memory. In this show viewers will examine the life and experiences of two members of the Philadelphia Police Department. These two individuals deal with politics, crime and the normal everyday events that occur in law enforcement. In each episode they will likely investigate crimes and also look to confront criminals. As a result fans of shows like this will enjoy watching the show. This show is very much like some of the more recent shows pertaining to crime and law enforcement that are so common today. Those who enjoy watching crime drama television series will likely enjoy watching this show. The content of this show was among the most interesting as it allows viewers to get a good viewpoint on police work and life in the law enforcement occupations. With its content viewers will also have the opportunity to watch interesting things such as criminal investigations. One thing to note about this show is that it has some humor as well so there will be amusing moments when viewing this show. Due to the high quality of this show, it is now being released on home video. As a result people who would like to see the show again after so many years will have a good opportunity to check it out at any time. In the Heat of the Night will be one of the more enjoyable shows to most viewers.