Final 24 investigates the root of Belushi's drug addiction and uncover the events that led to his final reckless act. Belushi battled his drug addiction for seven years. Throughout the night, he ingests the amount of drugs that finally get the better of him. In early March 1982, comic actor John Belushi is on a drug fueled binge in L.A. He's far from those that protect him from his own excesses.