They don't tell you what state they traveled to for this story. Half of the story takes place at Cedar Springs prison. This appears to be a fictional place.
Bobby: Jimmy, if you're not going to be ok with this . . .
Jimmy: No, I'll be fine.
Jimmy: I love babysitting murderers. . . . Hey, you said be candid. Pay no attention to the cameras.
Lisa Gay Hamilton does not appear in this episode.
They had to set the story in another state because Massachusettes does not have the death penalty.
Marcello Thedford, uncredited in the episode, was credited by TV Guide as playing Randall Jefferson.