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    I'm almost certain this was a TV movie rather than episode that I saw on ITV in the late 70's or early 80's. It was a very effective film about a reporter (I think) who gets himself placed on death row (undercover) to experience what it is really like. Only his boss is in on the deception but everyone else thinks he is guilty. However when it comes to the time for his execution the boss is ill or has a heart attack (or something like that) and cannot get him out and the execution is set to go ahead. The reporter is taken in to the chamber and strapped into the electric chair screaming it's all a mistake. Just as they are about to throw the switch, his boss comes in and tells him it was all a set-up and now he really knows what it was like for someone on death row. They undo the mask from the reporter and he has literally been scared to death.

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    We had it asked recently:

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1000540/


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    Quote Originally Posted by Euryale View Post
    We had it asked recently:

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1000540/


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    That's it. Thanks E.

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