Episode 3: , an American teenager, is arrested in Bangladesh for trying to smuggle heroin. Episode 7: An American, Daniel Van De Zande is arrested trying to smuggle cocaine from Ecuador to Europe. In some episodes, the convicted or captured are shown revisiting the region in which the incident occurred. Turns out, season 8 is either a re-run of past seasons or there's other places to get it. He is caught smuggling 4.
The beloved non-fiction series, Locked Up Abroad, captures harrowing stories with a common nightmare scenario: what can happen if you are arrested and thrown into prison in a foreign country? You get 7 or 8 episodes. Generally, the subject of the episode is arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into or out of a particular country. Because of the nature of the countries holding them, the profiled individuals often face exorbitant sentences and usually have a difficult time contacting their country's embassy for aid. Episode 6: Taiwan's most-wanted criminal , a South African army colonel, and takes Alexander and his family. Title Screen Also known as See below Country of origin United Kingdom No. American diplomats are rescued in Iran by the Canadian Embassy and the after the 1979. They are often lured into the scheme via a thinly-veiled cover story, although in some cases they are fully aware of what they are doing.
All goes to plan until the cargo catches fire and they are forced to crash-land. Using dramatic re-enactments and interviews with those who were arrested, each episode tells their tales in their own words in a riveting fashion that will keep viewers glued to the television. The countries are invariably third world or developing, therefore providing for a particularly shocking prison experience. Season 12, Episode 6 January 30, 2019 Season 12, Episode 6 January 30, 2019 Hip hop dancer, LaTasha, thinks she's been offered the opportunity of a lifetime, but it turns to nightmare when she finds herself locked up and pregnant in a Thai jail, having been fooled into smuggling heroin by a man she thought she loved. The episodes focus on the events leading up to the arrest or time in captivity. In most cases, the convicted or captured have returned home.
Naval Officer Lemar Burton is caught attempting to smuggle five kilos of cocaine from Colombia to Italy. He barely makes it through Ecuadorian , but when he lands and goes through Spanish customs, he's not so lucky. The episode about the guy in Syria bothered me, though. Since 2006 there have been a total of 9 regular series plus a special series called 'Kidnapped Abroad'. Locked Up Abroad is a television show that airs on the National Geographic Channel.
So on the spur of the moment he decides to return and help the rebels fight against Qaddafi and his forces. Little does he know that his father has something else planned. However, the law manages to catch up with him. However, he gets caught up in drugs, and eventually starts dealing ecstacy. Each episode also includes commentary from the individuals that were involved in the incidents being portrayed, and focuses upon the events leading up to them being incarcerated. He also jeopardized his fellow captive's life by insisting on a brazen escape and then leaving him behind after the other guy helped him out of the cell window.
Jackson was in the middle of serving a seven-year when the episode was produced. Young eventually served 7 years in prison. Then, tell me if it's worth that much per episode? Episode 9: Fast, Furious and Busted This episode takes place in the United States and tells the story of Rick Cedar from Spokane, Washington. He moves further into crime to get what he needs. He is caught by the thanks to an informant, becomes a witness against the mob and enters. Nice is a school teacher who enters into criminality when he helps a friend with a drug deal. It also profiles their time in prison and the circumstances under which they were released.
Although he knows he could receive the , the money is too tempting to resist. Libya is a country he knows well, he has friends there and the footage disturbs him. She claims she did not know the bag contained drugs and was duped by someone who asked her for help. Certain episodes have focused on semi-professional and prolific drug smugglers. At the end, I would have expected some life-lessons learned, perhaps some modesty or reflection - such as maybe realizing how naive he had been to leave his sales job and his gym membership and jump into the middle of a complex civil war that he was totally ignorant about, or being thankful that his recklessness didn't end up costing the other captive to be killed after he left him behind. With all his communication devices destroyed, he must get word to his wife back home, but will she be able to save him? However, during one of those trips, he gets caught in Peru and lands in a Peruvian prison called the House of the Devil.
Season 8 remains consistent - compelling stories told in a compelling way. White and her girlfriend are sent to Kingston's notorious central prison after attempting to smuggle marijuana. . Most of those featured on Locked Up Abroad are British or American citizens. She gets away with it four times, but the fifth time, she's not so lucky. Most episodes involve charges of drug smuggling. In a few of the cases, at the end of the episode, the convicted are shown sitting with handcuffs on if they are still in.
Therefore, they are generally left to survive on their own. Episode 4: Glen's story Glen Heggstad, an American adventurer, is kidnapped by the Colombian. But when the plan was interrupted by Tijuana cops, Steve faced years behind bars in the infamous and deadly La Mesa penitentiary … unless he could find a way to escape. Most episodes feature stories of people who have been arrested while travelling abroad, usually for trying to smuggle , although some episodes feature people who were either or captured while they were either travelling or living in other countries. An interview with the other captive would have added a lot more depth and perspective to this episode.