Jim goes undercover as a prison inspector to investigate a local prison. When Jim is sentenced to die in the electric chair, Arte poses as the executioner to save him.
Did You Know?
This was the first of four Wild Wild West episodes directed by Richard Donner, who would go on to direct the 1992 big-screen version of Maverick. The writer of this episode, Robert Wright Vincent, also wrote the final episode of the Maverick TV series, "One of Our Trains Is Missing." See more
Artemus Gordon enters the death chamber and points to the oversized switch used to activate the electric chair. When Gordon approaches the switch it is exactly perpendicular to the floor, but when the camera angle changes, it has suddenly dropped somewhat from that position, even though the shot changes too quickly for anyone to have touched it. See more