In the Heat of the Night

Factual error: In the scene where the escaped prisoner climbs onto the bridge, he's still in Mississippi. The road sign reads "Arkansas 49."

Add time

obiwan2112

Join the mailing list

Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Add something

Most popular pages

Best movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthTitanic mistakesPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl mistake pictureThe Simpsons mistakesWhat's Eating Gilbert Grape endingThe Departed questionsAvengers: Infinity War triviaSuper Troopers quotesShrek plotSylvester Stallone movies & TV showsThe 20 biggest Friends mistake picturesPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl mistake video

Quotes

Chief Gillespie: Virgil, that's a funny name for a nigger boy that comes from Philadelphia. What do they call you up there?
Virgil Tibbs: They call me MISTER Tibbs!

More...

Mistakes

In the wide angle shot of Chief Gillespie approaching Virgil Tibbs at the train station, there is a dog on the platform, in between Gillepsie and Tibbs. In the next shot, a closer view of Gillespie approaching Tibbs, the dog is gone.

More...

Trivia

Norman Jewison asked Rod Steiger to chew gum when playing the role of Gillespie. Steiger resisted at first but then grew to love the idea, and went through 263 packs of gum during the shooting of the film.

More...