â€œWe were surprised and honored when they approached us. It was a fascinating experience to work with [the show] in both the installation side and the entertainment and filming side,â€ Petch said, who attended the filming. The day was long and exciting, according to Petch, who says the filming took about eight hours.
In this particular episode, reformed thief and co-host Jon Douglas Rainey breaks into a dealership, stealing a Mercedes as well as the ownerâ€™s guard dog. Matt Johnston, the other co-host, then coaches the dealershipâ€™s owner on suggestions for preventing burglary in real-life â€“ one of those prevention methods happens to be the Smoke Cannon.
In addition to Protect Security Systems, It Takes a Thief has featured several other security product manufacturers including Aiphone and Dedicated Micros.