Three hours before Dayton Merrill is to be executed for murder, Inspector King receives a taunting phone call from a man who claims to have really committed the crime. Unable to get a stay of execution based on the man's confession, King and Detective Lane must re-investigate the crime and find sufficient evidence to save an innocent man's life. Written by
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During the program, the doctor's nurse is referred to as "Anne Brewer". In the show's credits, the character's name is given as "Alice". See more
[King is speaking to his wife on the phone
Police Inspector Rocky King
Yes yes yes, we got in touch with the warden in plenty of time - that is, if you consider four minutes plenty of time... Oh, that's what you're going to give me to get home, huh?