Beyond Scared Straight: Episode 4 Lieber

In the upcoming episode  of Beyond Scared Straight, six teens, some of whom have already served time in juvie, get a dose of grown-up prison life at the Lieber Correctional Facility in South Carolina. The inmate-run “Operation Behind Bars” program puts the teens in tiny cells and introduces them to “Lock-Up,” the prison within a prison for the worst inmates. The most shocking moments come when the prison’s murderers and thieves tell the kids their personal stories.

About the Show: Scared Straight!, the Academy Award & multiple-Emmy®-winning documentary film by Arnold Shapiro, made a huge impact on audiences through its portrayal of an effective juvenile prevention/intervention program at a NJ prison. Over the years, both the prison program and the film have turned countless kids away from drugs, violence and crime, and kept them out of prison.

NEW EPISODE: Lieber, Thursday, February 3, 10/9C

15 thoughts on “Beyond Scared Straight: Episode 4 Lieber

  • 04/07/2011 at 5:24 PM
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    My husband is an inmate at Lieber Correctional Institution and a friend of 6’9…..HE IS NOT AN ACTOR!!!

  • 03/28/2011 at 7:26 PM
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    @ Big Al – I am very curious about his (Six-Nine’s) story. I don’t want to write him or anything but I’d like to read about the crime he committed. I’ve worked in Probation & Parole and Criminal Apeals in the stateof Florida and every now and then I get intrigued about the story behind certain crimes. His is one that I am curious about. How does a person on their way to college with scholarships, a star athlete who is well spoken and seemed to have everything going for himself end up serving 30 to life in prison. Do you know if there are news articles or where I can read more about this

  • 03/03/2011 at 8:44 AM
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    I hope this show is effective in portraying how awful prison is and keeps the young kids from going down that road.

  • 03/03/2011 at 8:33 AM
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    I work at SCDC….the guys in the maroon tshirts (for the show only) are not actors. Ladies get real…write a Soldier Hero.. not a Convict Inmate. Get real.

  • 03/02/2011 at 9:51 AM
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    Six nine was my M F-CKER in high school. I saw him the same day he committed his crime and was suppose to hang out with him that night. God was looking out for me that day!What a waste of a good person, drugs messes his head up.

  • 02/26/2011 at 4:11 AM
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    I use to work for SCDC and i have met 6’9″ and he is not an actor. He is the real deal!!! I remember all the inmates feared him,if they were not his homey. I was so proud to see him make a difference. Oh and he aint no inmate, he is a convict…big difference!

  • 02/25/2011 at 12:00 AM
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    What is up with the link. I cant even put in a name without it telling me no search found. I would like to write to these immates that did this episode. Please contact me if u have their information at [email protected].

  • 02/11/2011 at 8:00 AM
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    Link is not working………

    His name is Nathaniel Holmes
    ID# 00156963
    SID# SC00620162

  • 02/10/2011 at 11:41 PM
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    6’9 is real and a f-cking monster yo

  • 02/09/2011 at 4:53 AM
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    I would like to write the inmate nick name six-nine, how will i get his info?

  • 02/06/2011 at 12:56 PM
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    I was at Lieber from 96 to 2000 with Henry Blewer and 6’9. I can assure you they aren’t actors. Long hair isn’t allowed but there are still plenty of Rastas on lockup cause they refused to cut it. Beards aren’t allowed either, only a mustache. Everything you saw was real and those were real inmates.

  • 02/04/2011 at 11:46 AM
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    Just know121I can tell u don’t know 6’9 I been at lieber and broad river with him ain’t nothing fake about that man he done bust plenty MF’s up

  • 02/04/2011 at 3:57 AM
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    These were actors used!! I have a good friend at Lieber and needless to say these are actors.!! Not to mention u are not allowed to have long hair..i.e the dreads in prison its a safety hazard!!

  • 02/03/2011 at 2:20 PM
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    Scaired straight in da Carolina over their where my cuzo at !

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