Cold Blooded

  • Season 3
  • Aired 03/23/2011
  • 25,546 Views

A man gets a DIY blood transfusion to pass a drug test, but dies after warming up the blood in the microwave.

LOOK UP AT ANY CITY SKYLINE,

AND YOU CAN BE SUREOF ONE THING--

SOMEBODY MANNING A CRANEHELPED BUILD IT.

RAMON HAD THE SKILLSTO PAY THE BILLS.

BUT HE WAS A BIGCRANE OPERATOR

WITH A BIG SECRET.

PERUVIAN MARCHING POWDERGOT HIM THROUGH

HIS LONG AND HARDWORK DAYS.

EVERYTHING WAS GOING FINE UNTILHIS FOREMAN DROPPED A BOMB.

- RAMON.- WHAT?

- YOU GOT A DRUG TESTTOMORROW.

- THIS WAS NO SIMPLEURINE TEST.

CRANE OPERATORSHAVE TO UNDERGO

A FULL BLOOD ANALYSIS.

BUT RAMON HAD AN ACEUP HIS SLEEVE.

- RAMON!- WHAT?

- HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS A COOKAT A HOSPITAL.

- I'VE GOT EVERYTHING YOU NEED.I'VE GOT THE BLOOD,

I'VE GOT THE NEEDLES.

- SHE WAS ABLE TO SNEAK OUTA BAG OF BLOOD--

THE SAME BLOOD TYPEAS HIS.

HIS PLAN...BRING THE BLOOD TO WORK,

AND RIGHT BEFORE THE TEST,

RUN THE CLEAN BLOODINTO HIS BODY.

- OH, HEY.

DON'T FORGET THAT DRUG TESTTHIS AFTERNOON.

- OH, YEAH, YEAH.

I'M READY TO DONATEALL DAY.

- IN THIS SITUATION,THIS INDIVIDUAL BELIEVED

THAT HE COULD CHEATTHE BLOOD TEST

BY DILUTING OUTTHE COCAINE SAMPLE,

WHICH IS FOOLISH.

IT'S NOT--IT'S NOT POSSIBLE.

- AS PLANS GO, THIS ONEHAD MORE HOLES IN IT

THAN A JUNKIE'S ARM.

- SUCKERS.

- FOR EXAMPLE,HIS GIRLFRIEND WARNED HIM--

- IT CAN'T BE COLD.- I GET IT.

- OR ELSE YOU COULD DIE,OKAY?

- BUT RAMON WAS TOO HIGHTO LISTEN.

HE FED THE COLD BLOODINTO HIS VEIN,

AND AS SOON AS IT HITHIS HEART...

HE WAS LIGHTS OUT.

- IF BLOOD KEPTAT 38 DEGREES

IS TRANSFUSEDINTO THE BODY,

THIS COULD HAVE A SERIOUSSIDE EFFECT,

ESPECIALLY ON THE HEART.

IT CAN AFFECT THE NATURALPACEMAKER OF THE HEART,

LEADING THE HEART TO HAVEIRREGULAR HEARTBEATS,

WHICH COULD THEN LEADTO VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION

AND VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA,WHICH ARE DEADLY.

- EVEN CRANE OPERATORSNEED A LIFT.

RAMON JUST USEDTHE WRONG SUBSTANCE...

HAD THE WRONG PLANTO BEAT THE TEST.

- SUCKERS.

- THE ONLY THINGHE GOT RIGHT...

DYING.

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