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Louisiana Lockdown

Season 1
2012TV-14
A look at the lives of inmates and staff at Angola, America’s largest and most notorious maximum-security penitentiary in Louisiana. The prison holds about 5,000 inmates on its 18,000 acres.
Starring
Burl Cain
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Killer Roadtrip
    June 1 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Warden Burl Cain and his staff confront a historic flood that threatens to wreak havoc on Angola Prison. As the Mississippi’s waters rise, the warden must decide whether or not to trigger a risky evacuation of convicted felons.
  2. 2. Prison Suicide
    June 8 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As the first rodeo of the season approaches, Angola inmates gear up for the ride of their lives. But as the prison prepares for rodeo Sunday, tragedy strikes in Camp J and tests the staff’s limitations.
  3. 3. Drug Bust
    June 15 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Asst. Warden Cathy Fontenot struggles with her stressful job as a single mother of three, and an inmate hopes for a chance to be a father from behind bars. When drugs infiltrate the prison, security goes on high alert.
  4. 4. Hunger Strike
    June 22 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Slater tries to pull off a public horse auction, but must confront his increasingly troubled home life. Angola staffers try to move up the ladder, and an inmate goes on a hunger strike with an ultimatum.
  5. 5. Bones
    June 29 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Major Fruge oversees the processing of 23 new inmates as they begin the rest of their lives in prison. A grandfather and grandson, both Angola lifers, meet for the first time. A convicted felon is laid to rest.
  6. 6. Escape!
    July 6 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The K-9 unit goes on a manhunt in the dead of night, but things don't go as planned and an inmate mourns the loss of his closest companion. An inmate plans a wedding but first, he must get the warden's approval.
  7. 7. Death Ride
    July 13 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    An inmate decides to ride in the rodeo for the first time, while a former champion tries to revive his career and risks fatal injury. Slater copes with the end of his marriage and adjusts to his new role as a single father.
  8. 8. After Midnight
    July 20 2012
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A rookie takes on the former champ at the final rodeo of the season. One inmate learns he will go free after 18 years behind bars. Angola’s staff come to terms with their own life sentences.

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