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!"
If you want to see O.J. killed.....watch the episode "walkout!" He plays Councleman Lawson Stiles who dies in the picture!
Did you know Willie Baylor in the episode "country mouse, city mouse", plays church organist Scooter in the film "The Fighting Temptations!"
The actor 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!"
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!) 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 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.
....new..DA. Darnell's house in "an eye for an eye"-2152 Church St. Covington, Ga.
...new...The motorcycle chase with Bubba and Nick Crews in "the littlest victim" ended at this intersection.-6155 Hopkins St. NE, Covington, Ga.
....new..Nathan Bedford's house across from Legion Park in "sweet, sweet blues"-3113 Conyers St. SE, Covington, Ga.
....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.
....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"- 320 S. Broad St. Covington, Ga.
Sparta Methodist Church-1111 Conyers St. SW. Covington, ga. (across from Tibb's home!)
Harriett DeLong's home-3156 Floyd St. Covington, Ga.
....new..The crack house that was used in the episodes "a small war." 2131 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.
.....new.."Vengeance" The mini mart (Chevron) where Bubbas girlfriend worked.-2136 Washington St. SW Covington, Ga.
Harriett DeLong's sister Natalie's house-2194 Brown St. Covington, Ga.
The McGuffy House-947 Railroad St. NW. Conyers, Ga.
Pinkney's Auto Sales, "Falsely Accused"(no cars on the lot!)-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 really is a bookstore, looks like it's for sale if you want to buy it!).
Chief Gillespie's new house-2144 Monticello St. SW. Covington, Ga.
Church...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.."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.
Sparta Herald-1158 Monticello St. SW. Covington, Ga.
Gallery on the Square (Coldwell Banker) "your own kind"-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!
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 five episodes, in favorite order!!
Favorite episode: These are the ones that I watch over and over again:
2-laid to waste
Least favorite, I have never watched again:
2-and justice for some
3-santuary/law on trial
4-perversions of justice
5-hattons turn 1/2
Great, but not in my top five:
3-little girl lost
5-country mouse, city mouse (ohh....Ms. Traci Foxx!)
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