"Programmed for Death" is episode 3 of the Green Hornet television series. Its initial broadcast date was September 23, 1966.[1]


Reporter Pat Allen is killed by a leopard, which leads Britt Reid to find a transmitter inside a cigarette box. Britt is later informed by D.A. Frank Scanlon that a perfect diamond was found on Allen's desk. Looking around for clues, The Green Hornet discovers that gemologists have been creating real diamonds.


  1. Grams, Martin, and Terry Salomonson. The Green Hornet: A History of Radio, Motion Pictures, Comics, and Television. Churchville, MD: OTR Publishing, L.L.C., 2010. Print.