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I (Almost) Got Away with It

2012TV-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 to Hide Out in Suburbia
    April 11, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Robert Jeffery loses his entire drug business in a fire. In order to pay off his supplier, he robs a bank, but is arrested. He escapes from jail and survives by dealing drugs, pulling scams and settling down in the suburbs.
  2. 2. GOT to Murder My Own Family
    April 18, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After killing his stepmom and three young brothers, James Wiley is given a life sentence. He escapes into the Wyoming wilderness and hides under the wheel of a big rig, holding on for dear life as the truck heads down the highway.
  3. 3. Build a Bridge to Freedom
    April 25, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Nicholas Johnson is a teenage robber terrorizing the streets of Portland, Oregon. After getting caught, he plans an elaborate escape and slips past the prison's security system. Johnson stays hidden from the law with the help of his family.
  4. 4. GOT to Build a Meth Lab
    May 2, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Jerry Wright builds a booming meth business in the Tennessee hills until his makeshift lab blows up. During a fight over money, Wright kills a man and runs to his sister's in Ohio, but gets caught. He escapes from prison but only for so long.
  5. 5. GOT to Run With My Brother
    May 9, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Mark and Maverick Maher are punks who form their own militia -- a band of youths who rob houses and break into cars. After sending a threatening audio tape to police, they go on the run, living in the Florida swamps.
  6. 6. GOT to Rob Vacation Homes
    May 16, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    William Alderman robs to support his girlfriend and her 3-year-old daughter. The trio heads to Idaho, breaking into vacation homes and using the little girl to help carry out the crimes. During a botched robbery, a man is killed, and the family runs.
  7. 7. GOT to Run to Costa Rica
    May 23, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    David Harden is a clean-cut businessman living a double life as a burglar. His drug habit forces him to commit more daring crimes until he gets caught. He runs to Costa Rica, pulling scams until a friend turns on him.
  8. 8. GOT to Prey on Tourists
    May 30, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Patsy Jones is the leader of a band of thieves, targeting tourists leaving the Miami, Florida, airport by robbing and carjacking them at gunpoint. One night, a tourist fails to stop and Jones shoots and kills him.
  9. 9. GOT to Make It in the Big Easy
    June 6, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A con-artist with a love for violence convinces his girlfriend to forge bad checks, then murders her and her son so he can walk away a free man. He flees to New Orleans but is arrested on unrelated charges and confesses to the murder.
  10. 10. GOT to Become a Neo-Nazi
    June 13, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    John Ditullio, Jr., is a wanted fugitive who joins the American Nazi Party. He is devoted to the group's cause, and later kills a neighbor who he feels is an enemy of the white race.
  11. 11. GOT To Take Down My Ex
    June 20, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Two fugitives are determined to evade capture. First, serial robber Roy Betts accidentally shoots a man, setting off a statewide manhunt to find and arrest him. Next, Donna Schatz goes on the run after carrying out a violent vendetta on her ex.
  12. 12. GOT Hammered on a Sailboat
    June 27, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Two men become fugitives from the law. First, Howard Brown murders a man and flees to New York, where he plots a daring escape. Then, Brandon Starks breaks out of jail by overpowering a guard. When his mother is arrested for helping him, the chase is on.
  13. 13. GOT to Make You a Superstar
    July 31, 2012
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Two fugitives are on the run. First, a scam artist cons aspiring artists out of millions. But when one victim demands justice, a high-profile manhunt ensues. Then, a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde elude police until a slip-up leads to their doorstep.

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