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They Call Me Mister Tibbs!


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Continuing the Watching the Detectives season is this sequel to the classic police thriller In the Heat of the Night.
Starring Sidney Poitier Martin Landau
Following the savage murder of a young prostitute, Lt Virgil Tibbs receives an anonymous telephone call implicating the Rev Sharpe , a crusading local minister and friend. Tibbs finds himself torn between personal loyalty and the need to solve a violent crime.
Director Gordon Douglas (1970)


Unknown: Sidney Poitier
Unknown: Martin Landau
Unknown: Lt Virgil Tibbs
Unknown: Rev Sharpe
Director: Gordon Douglas
Unknown: Barry Norman
Virgil Tibbs: Sidney Poitier
Rev Logan Sharpe: Martin Landau
Valerie Tibbs: Barbara McNair
Rice Weedon: Anthony Zerbe
Capt Marden: Jeff Corey
Woody Garfield: Edward Asner
Herbert Kenner: David Sheiner
Mealie: Juano Hernandez
Marge Garfield: Norma Crane

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They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

BBC One London, 24 April 1994 23.00

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