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
Gordon alludes to famous stage actress Lillian Russell
. Russell would not achieve that breadth of notoriety until the 1880s. At the time of this story, she would have been about 12. See more