Dillon is sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor by Judge Flood, who uses an illegally constituted court to staff his private silver mine.
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There seems to be a controversy on whether or not this episode was repeated on CBS. One book gives it as airing as the second-to-last telecast on August 25, 1975, but a TV Guide for that week lists a Cher special (presumably running as the lead-in for the pilot of "Beacon Hill," for which CBS had high hopes) in that time slot. See more
Matt and three other prisoners blow up part of a mine shaft, leaving themselves trapped in the end section and trying to dig their way out. They leave one torch burning so they can see what they're doing, and it goes down as the oxygen in the air is used up. But you can tell the torch is gasoline-powered and controlled by a remote rheostat. See more