Protestors are gathered outside the prison where Grady Finch is being prepared for execution. His alleged victim’s son, Nathan Park, goes on the air to ask that Grady confess to the killing. Inside, Grady insists to his lawyer Liz that he’s innocent, and was convicted on the testimony of a junkie who made a plea bargain. Liz tries to reassure him without success. Warden Tobey comes in to inform him that the governor isn’t issuing a pardon. Grady is taken to the execution chamber to die by lethal injection. He’s given the chance to make a final statement and insists that he’s innocent. In the observation gallery, Nathan pounds on the glass and demands that he tell the truth. As the execution proceeds, Grady hears a woman’s voice say “Not yet.” The phone rings and a technician informs the warden that the injection machine has frozen up: they’ll have to postpone the execution...Read the full recap
Host: How does it go? The truth shall set you free? But try telling that to Grady Finch, a man about to pay for a crime he swears he didn't commit. Now all he can do is put his faith in a higher justice and pray for a miracle.
Host: It's said that truth and justice go hand in hand. Just ask Grady Finch, who thought he could cheat them both. Consider Grady's fate nothing more than a sentence deferred, in the Twilight Zone.