Sam volunteers to go undercover to bust a ruthless drug smuggling ring, which the team believes is directly connected to the disappearances and murders of different women. Sam's difficult past is revealed, and despite warnings to get out, she becomes dangerously involved in her undercover investigation, which quickly turns into a life-or-death hostage situation. Written by
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This episode was loosely based on the book "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich. The book investigated how millions of Americans survive on minimum wage to make ends meet. See more
When Sam is squatting by the car talking to her mother on her cell phone, the camera crew is reflected in the surface of the car. Additionally, shadows from the crew and equipment can be seen on the ground next to the car. See more