Did you know that Carl Tibbets, the bookstore owner in "final arrangement" was Martin Lane on the "Patty Duke Show?" He also played Nilz Baris on the "Startrek" episode "the trouble with tribbles!" In "a problem too personal," Eugene and Harriett got into an argument in front of the book store!
If you want to see O.J. killed.....watch the episode "walkout" He plays Councleman Lawson Stiles who dies in the picture!
....new.. The motion picture "Prisoners," where the two little kids are kidnapped has a few filming locations in Covington, Ga. I can't wait to watch it and see what other locations we recognize!
Did you know Willie Baylor in the episode "country mouse, city mouse", plays church organist Scooter in the film "The Fighting Temptations!"
The actress Deborah Duke played Odessa Robbins in the episode "odessa." Without a lot of make-up she is the maid Mathilda in the episode "the more things change!" Question? I think that she also played the old lady, Ms. Lula Parkman, living at the house who told Bubba about the other property in the episode "vengeange?" However in the IMDb there is no credit for her?
Did you know in the episode "hammer and the glove", Matthew played officer Bobby Hill in "Hill St. blues?"
It looks like in "family reunion" the building used as a salon, Curl up and Dye (cute name) is Mason's Dixieline Bar in disquise!
Did you know that Althea Tibbs had TWO fathers?? One Calvin Peterson played by J. A. Preston in the episode "intruders." Another, played by Mel Stewart in "lessons learned!" Mel was also Henry Jefferson in "All in the Family!" They tried to fool us....again!
Did you know that pimp Jude Thibodeaux from the episode "a.k.a. kelly kay", is the "Control Voice" (the narrator) for the new "Outer Limits!"
Did you know hooker "Topaz" in the episode "stranger in town", is Lexie Carter from "Days of our Lives!"
Did you know that Albert Tolliver in the episode "gunshot" (Tibbs shot his sister) also played Argyle the limo driver in "Die-Hard", and the guitar thief that Ray Charles "saw" in the "Blues Brothers!"
WANT TO TAKE A TOUR OF "SPARTA" RIGHT ON YOUR COMPUTER? PRINT OUT OR WRITE DOWN THE ADDRESSES BELOW. GO TO (www.maps.google.com) TYPE IN THE ADDRESSES IN THE SEARCH SECTION, AND HIT "SEARCH MAPS." THIS WILL TAKE YOU TO A MAP SECTION IN COVINGTON, GA. IN THE ADDRESS BLOG, CLICK ON "STREETVIEW." THIS WILL TAKE YOU TO A PICTURE OF "SPARTA." YOU MIGHT HAVE TO USE YOUR MOUSE/ARROW KEY TO TURN THE PICTURE AROUND FOR A BETTER VIEW OF WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR! (THE ADDRESS I GIVE YOU WILL TAKE YOU AS CLOSE AS POSSIBLE!) YOU MIGHT HAVE TO GO UP OR DOWN THE STREET A LITTLE TO FIND THE LOCATION! DON'T LEAVE OUT THE (ex. SW) WHEN INDICATED. PUT IN THE ADDRESS EXACTLY. BE SURE AND CHECK BACK TO THIS SITE BECAUSE I WILL BE ADDING MORE ADDRESSES AS I FIND THEM....ENJOY!
Sparta courthouse & clocktower-1102 Clark St. Covington, Ga.
Magnolia Cafe-1159 Monticello St. Covington, Ga.
Tibbs home (house was gray!)-1108 Conyers. St. SW. Covington, Ga.
African Zion A.M.E. Church-3146 Stone Mountain St. Covington, Ga. ("bottoms" area next door, including "King" the boxers house, has been torn down!)
Legion Park-3121 Legion Dr. SE. Covington, Ga.
Sparta High School-2942 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, Ga.
Lisa's house in "my name is hank" also Francine Miller's house in "the littlest victim"-3160 Thompson Ave. Covington, Ga. (house was yellow!)
....new.. In "brothers keeper" the intersection where Tyler's car broke down at the beginning of the episode.- 1164 Hendrick St. SW Covington, Ga.
DA. Darnell's house in "an eye for an eye"-2152 Church St. Covington, Ga.
The motorcycle chase with Bubba and Nick Crews in "the littlest victim" ended at this intersection.-6155 Hopkins St. NE, Covington, Ga.
...new..In "a problem too personal" The clinic where Jake was brought after being shot by Sweet. Sheriff McCombs headquarters-813 N. Main St. NW Conyers, Ga. In the same episode, the street where Mitch Nellin was shot (pizza hanging from his mouth)-919 railroad St. Conyers, Ga.
Nathan Bedford's house across from Legion Park in "sweet sweet blues"-3115 Conyers St. SE, Covington, Ga.
....new..Meecham Moving and Storage, in "sparta gold,"-3152 Washington St. SW Covington, Ga. Looks like the building is now brown, with an canopy added.
....new..The rape victim, Audrey Moore, in "accused" lived here! If you turn the "streetview" down the hill you will see what is left of the foot-bridge used in a lot of episodes.-3126 Corley St. NW Covington, Ga.
While you are there, next door was Joe Neffin's parents house, the house where Jamerson reached in the window and got a picture out in "ruda's awakening!"-3118 Corley St. NW Covington, Ga. The house has been torn down!
....new..Clyde Thompson got pulled over for a DUI in the Jeep, from the episode "last rights." The intersection is here.-2156 Conyers St. SE Covington, Ga.
The Mill "private sessions" & "gunshots"- porterdale mill lofts, porterdale, Ga. The mill is also used in the motion picture "prisoners!"
Sparta Methodist Church-1111 Conyers St. SW. Covington, Ga. (across from Tibb's home!)
Harriett DeLong's home-3160 Floyd St. Covington, Ga.
....new..In the episode "private sessions," Rebecca Lewis's home. The house has been remodeled, but the graveyard across the street gives it away!-Wheat St. & Mill St. NE, Covington, Ga.
......new..In the episode "the landlord," the white mansion where Keen Philbrick and Chrissy Rice were found murdered in the back seat of the Lincoln. -1176 Reynolds St. SW. Covington, Ga.
....new.. In the episode "the landlord," Newborn's Gas and grocery where Ed works.-Hwy 229 & N. Johnson St. Newborn, Ga. The filling station has been torn down, and a top porch added to the building across the street.
....new..The house where Henry shot Ron DuBois in "leftover man" (house has a small red & white for sale sign in the front yard.)- West St. & Eberhardt St. NW, Covington, Ga.
....new..The Gentry mansion in "leftover man"-2204 Monticello St. SW, Covington, Ga.
....new..The crack house that was used in the episodes "a small war."-2133 Conyers St. SW Covington, Ga.
....new..Sparta Federal Savings Bank used in "a trip upstate," and "family reunion" to name a few.-1120 Clark St. SW Covington, Ga. The bank is next door to the Courthouse and clocktower (BB&T).
.....new.. The episode "first girl" the place where Parker picked up Chris at the bus stop. The bench he was leaning on is now missing.-1130 Floyd St. NE Covington, Ga.
.....new..The episode "fifteen forever" The house where Bubba accidently put the car in drive and knocked down the garage door to see was the car he was looking for was there.-4107 Elizabeth St. NE Covington, Ga.
Pace Cars garage in "a correct setting"-2125 Clark St. SW. Covington, Ga.
In the episode "vengeance" The mini mart (Chevron) where Bubbas girlfriend worked (Nally's Never Close).-2136 Washington St. SW Covington, Ga.
Harriett DeLong's sister Natalie's house "citizen trundell"-2194 Brown St. Covington, Ga.
....new..In the episode "crackdown," the house that was raided and Sgt. Sweet was taken hostage-3227 Conyers St. SE Covington, Ga.
The McGuffy House (looks like it's for sale too!)-947 Railroad St. NW. Conyers, Ga.
Pinkney's Auto Sales, "falsely accused"(now Car Barn Auto Sales)-2122 Pace St. Covington, Ga.
Newton General Hospital-4181 Tate St. Covington, Ga.
.....new.. "a final arrangement" Tibbet's bookstore-Railroad St. & Center St. Conyers, Ga. (building by the do not enter sign. It is an antique store).
Chief Gillespie's new house-2129 Monticello St. SW. Covington, Ga.
Church where Keen Philbrick was stabbed in the episode, "the landlord"-3102 Washington St. SW. Covington, Ga.
Lawyer Epp's office-1108 Church St. Covington, Ga. (Remax)
.....new.. "first girl" The railroad crossing where the Chief & John found the guy in the caboose. You will see the yellow railroad station on the right, however the caboose is now missing.- Green St. SW & Center St. Conyers, Ga.
Harriett DeLong's Art Studio Apt.-1176 Washington St. Covington, Ga.
....new.10217 Alcovy Rd. Covington, Ga.-Might be the Super 8 motel where the Chief's daughter Lana got beat up?? They all kinda look alike.... "random's child"
......new.."the Kid" was picked up by the police and put in the car along with his delivery bike, "deadly affection"-5184 Wheat St. NE Covington, Ga.
"hello in there" The bank where Daryl Tyler worked.-2136 Washington St. SW Covington, Ga.
Mason's Dixieline Bar -5115 Floyd St. NE. Covington, Ga.
......new..Charlene Ross's house in "lessons learned" is located across the street from the building used for Mason's Dixieline Bar!-5110 Floyd St. NE. Covington, Ga. In the episode you can see the building, without make-up, when Parker discovers the cut screen door!
Sparta Herald (where the editor got beat up.) "child's play"-1158 Monticello St. SW. Covington, Ga.
Gallery on the Square (Coldwell Banker) is used in the episode "your own kind." This building was also used as Earl Colmer's Jr's. store in the episode "odessa."-1018 Washington St. SW. Covington, Ga.
Newton county Sheriffs office-1126 Stallings St. NW Covington, Ga. (where is deputy Surillo? she can arrest me anytime!!)
The school used in the episode "give me your life," The Church of the Celestial Influence!-6128 Collins St. NE. Covington, Ga. Wait a minute...didn't the church explode in the episode?? Computer graphics is a wonderful thing! By the way, while you are here...turn the camera around and you will see the water tower with "SPARTA" still painted on it "hatton's turn!" This is the tower Hatton was supposed to have climbed?
IF YOU HAVE FOUND ANY MORE LOCATIONS NOT LISTED LET ME KNOW, FOR ALL TO ENJOY!
What are your favorite episodes??
Make a list like mine and compare our thoughts!! My top six episodes, in favorite order!!
Favorite episodes: These are the ones that I watch over and over again:
2-laid to waste
Least favorite episodes:
2-and justice for some
3-santuary/law on trial
4-perversions of justice
5-hattons turn 1/2
6-.....and then you die
7-baby for sale
Great, but not in my top five:
3-little girl lost
5-country mouse, city mouse (ohh....Ms. Traci Foxx!)
6-the fairest of them all
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