Funny: In the Heat of the Night

Film

  • When Tibbs asks one of the suspects about where a fellah could go if they got a girl pregnant, the suspect suggests the town barber, so he can "help slit your throat."
  • Gillespie informing his men that they've arrested a cop. "OH YYYYEAH!"

TV Series

  • An episode in which they arrest a serial polygamist, who used his charm and career as a travelling Bible salesman to maintain what turns out to be at least seven or eight households... all of whom descend upon the Sparta jail en masse bearing goodies... then he gets poisoned.
    J.J.: Well, you know what the Lord saysgo forth and multiply!
    Gillespie: But I don't think He meant for you to do that by yourself.