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I (Almost) Got Away with It

2011TV-14
Murderers, drug dealers, bank robbers or jail escapees all have different stories, but the motive is always the same: to stay out of prison. Thirteen fugitives talk about their lives on the run, how they survived, and how they almost got away with it.
Starring
Bill Ratner
Genres
Unscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Got Caught By a Cougar
    October 26, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Robert Spencer is a thug and a drug dealer, and has just shot his girlfriend. In a blind panic, he gets high and flees. While on the run, he finds the affection of a friend's mother, which ultimately leads to his arrest.
  2. 2. Got to Roll the Dice
    November 2, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Audio languages
    English
    Phillip Williams hits the road after stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in a casino parking lot. Driving across the country with just the clothes on his back, he survives on gambling wins until his luck eventually runs out.
  3. 3. Got a Dead Man's ID
    November 9, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Michael Hess escapes from prison, forges a new identity, and lives for two decades in the same town in which he's wanted. He learns to beat the system and enjoy his new life of work, weed and women before he's busted.
  4. 4. Got Caught Via Email
    November 16, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    When Edward Roberson and two fellow inmates went to the showers, they didn't come back. After breaking out through the plumbing, they run for it, surviving by stealing cars and robbing houses until a mistake tips off the police.
  5. 5. Got Plastic Surgery
    November 23, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Courtenay Savage is an ex-cop with a loaded gun aimed at a friend's trailer. She has no idea she's caught on tape. After she's arrested and posts bail, she goes on the run and alters her appearance in hope she'll never be found.
  6. 6. Got Raps
    November 30, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Raymond Ross skips town after beating a teen into a coma. With his cousin, who is also wanted, Ross enters the drug scene selling dope and his own music. After a close call, Ross decides to let loose and party hard while police close in.
  7. 7. Got a Lot of Pot
    December 7, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Moving small amounts of pot from Mexico led to a bustling operation for Steve Lamb. By age 20, Lamb was part of a group of traffickers who made millions moving bails of marijuana across the sea, until he was caught in a sting operation.
  8. 8. Got Shot Above a Deli
    December 14, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    What was planned as a robbery turns into The Carnegie Deli Murders. Sean Salley shoots an actress and her friends above a deli in New York, and flees to New Orleans and then to Miami, where he plans to leave the country for good.
  9. 9. Got to Lock and Load
    December 21, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A Texas separatist group takes two hostages. Rangers are able to negotiate their release, but separatists Richard Keyes and Mike Matson get away. Using an underground militia group, Keyes hides out in the woods undetected.
  10. 10. Got to Fetch a Hooker
    December 28, 2010
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Lane Slettvet, a muscle man for a drug dealer, liked to test fate. One night, on a job to pick up a prostitute, he stabs a man. He tries to stay under the radar, but is drawn to the life of parties, fights and drugs.
  11. 11. Got a Death Certificate
    January 4, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After witnessing a murder, Anthony Ragno goes on the run. He builds a new life trafficking pot in the Haitian islands, until a coke addiction and close calls with local governments drive Ragno back to the US with a fake name.
  12. 12. Got a Family Coming After Me
    January 11, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After a fight in a Texas mall, Eric Quesada murders his former best friend in a drive-by shooting. He flees to Mexico, where he is caught by Mexican officials, and spends two years fighting extradition before being sent back to the US.
  13. 13. Got 9th Place
    January 18, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Randall Zandstra shot his ex-wife's boyfriend and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Due to a technicality, the case goes to retrial, but Zandstra flees. Before he's apprehended, Zandstra wins big in a Vegas poker tournament.

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