Way to Die #439
"Chain Gang Banged"
Name of the death is a pun on "chain gang" and "gang banged"
Chain Gang Banged
Date June 23, 2007
Location Maricopa, Arizona
Episode this death
was featured in
"That's "Mister Death" To You"

"Chain Gang Banged", Way to Die #439, is the sixth death featured in "That's "Mister Death" To You", which aired on July 11, 2011.


Two prisoners named Mack and Billy on a chain gang attempt to escape by jumping into the bed of a passing pickup truck. The truck driver plays some music, but when the chain of Mack and Billy's leg irons gets wrapped around the truck's hitch, they are dragged along the ground and die from blood loss, skull fracture and multiple bone fractures. The truck driver get out of his truck and realized that Mack and Billy were dead.

"Mack and Billy wanted to break for freedom but for those two scumbuckets, freedom's just another word for... dead!"


  • Samuel Pillsbury - Prison Historian
  • Dr. Cynthia Cotharn - Internal Medicine

Segment Nickname

  • Towed Away