Locked Up Abroad, Season 7HDClosed Captioning
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Returning for a seventh season, Locked Up Abroad tells the true stories of unsuspecting travelers embarked on what they thought would be fun-filled vacations, only to barely make it home alive.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoVietnam POWs: McCain and Brace||As the longest POW in Vietnam history, Ernie Brace likely endured more than any other POW during the war. Held for almost eight years, he faced capture, starvation, sickness, torture, solitude and desperation. After three-and-a-half years, Brace was transported from the jungle to the infamous prison in Vietnam dubbed the Hanoi Hilton, and finally heard the voice of another American: Lt. Cmdr. John McCain, a Navy pilot shot down over Hanoi.||44:56||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSnakes On a Plane||Tom Crutchfield, a salesman living in Fort Myers, Fla., called himself the Mick Jagger of the reptile industry. He successfully smuggled crocodiles, snakes, tarantulas and king cobras around the world. But when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service begins building the case against him, Tom escapes to Belize. There, authorities imprison him. His new cellmates sleep on the floor with no electricity or plumbing. When Belize officials deport him back to the U.S., federal marshals are waiting.||44:55||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRaving Arizona||Shaun Attwood left his life in England to follow his dream and became a successful stockbroker in America. After moving to Phoenix, Ariz., he soon finds himself using ecstasy and then begins dealing. He spends years living the high life with parties, expensive cars, and a luxurious house. But when a local mafia boss takes offense, the door opens on a criminal underworld. Shaun retreats back to being a stockbroker, but it proves to be too little too late when the police knock at the door.||44:55||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBuried Alive||For Roy Hallums, a routine trip to the office turned into the ultimate fight for his life. In 2004, the 20-year Navy veteran was working in Iraq when he was suddenly kidnapped. His Iraqi captors sealed him in an underground room, just barely keeping him alive while demanding a $12 million ransom. Locked Up Abroad goes inside his harrowing story of how he survived.||44:55||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Real Argo||Learn the real story behind the Academy Award-winning movie "Argo" from the people who actually inspired the film. Locked Up Abroad sits down with Antonio Mendez - the former CIA officer portrayed in the movie by Ben Affleck - along with former hostages Mark Lijek and Cora Amburn-Lijek. Combining archival news footage with their first-person accounts, see how the CIA rescued six American diplomats from Tehran, Iran, by having them pose as a movie crew.||44:55||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMexican Prison Escape||In the summer of 1972, five young Americans are caught trying to smuggle more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana out of Mexico. While awaiting trial, they are sent to Mazatlan Prison and desperately begin planning their escape. For six weeks, the group tunnels through a concrete wall using a butter knife and some rocks, only to find that they're sitting on top of water that won't stop gushing through the dirt floor. Will these detainees be able to escape one of Mexico's most violent prisons?||44:42||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHippie Mafia||Eddie Padilla is living the high life in Maui, surfing, partying and drug smuggling to support his cocaine addiction. But a run-in with the Peruvian police on a smuggling trip lands him and two friends in a prison called The House of the Devil. The guards say they expect them to try to escape, but if they don't make it they are killed. Even so, they decide to do whatever it takes to get out. Eddie shares his story of being Locked Up Abroad and the terrifying events that led to his freedom.||44:58||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoVegas Mobster||It's 1979 and Chicago mobster Frank Cullotta heads to Las Vegas for more opportunity. His Hole in the Wall gang becomes notorious for their high-stakes robberies. Eventually, his thievery comes to an end when the FBI catches up with him. They want him to testify against his mob. While not exactly locked up abroad, he enters the witness protection program. Now speaking out, Frank shares secrets from his life in the mob and spills on the jewelry burglary that got him locked up sort of.||44:57||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFurious and Busted||Locked Up Abroad comes home to the United States to visit 19-year-old street racer Rick Cedar in Spokane, Washington. When he finds out his girlfriend is pregnant, he's overwhelmed. Short on cash, Rick decides to use his knowledge of cars to scam people online into buying engines he'll never send them. His con catches up to him when one buyer comes knocking down his door with threats. To pay him back, Rick decides the only way out is deeper into crime.||44:56||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHunting Mr. Nice||When British schoolteacher Howard Marks agrees to help an old friend finish off a drug deal, he has no idea that it will be the start of a new career. Attracted by the easy money and the thrill of being a smuggler, he is soon running a huge transatlantic operation. But when one of his loads is busted, Howard becomes a wanted man and goes on the run. Concealing his identity using a string of aliases, he continues to smuggle over the next 6 years.||44:55||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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- Genre: Nonfiction
- Released: Apr 17, 2013
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