Beyond Scared Straight

2011, TV Show

Full Episodes(83)

Latest Episode: St.Clair County, IL: History Of Violence

Dec 11, 2014 Season 8 Episode 3 watch on (Paid)

Darisha, 17, is a gangbanger who loudly challenges inmates, but is shocked to see a relative behind bars at St. Clair County Jail, IL. She then faces a situation after the tour with potentially fatal consequences.

Oakland County, MI - Girls

Mar 10, 2014 Season 2 Episode 15

Outside Detroit, a teen trio of female troublemakers discovers their bond is not tight enough to survive even a day inside a women's lockup.
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Hampton Roads Regional Jail, VA

Jan 19, 2012 Season 2 Episode 12

In Hampton Roads, VA, teenage pyromaniac Robert discovers that he wouldn't survive behind bars, even though his mother is one of the deputies at the jail.
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Oakland County, MI (Girls)

Jan 12, 2012 Season 2 Episode 11

Outside Detroit, a teen trio of female troublemakers discovers their bond is not tight enough to survive even a day inside a women's lockup.
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Queen Anne's County, MD

Jan 05, 2012 Season 2 Episode 10

In Maryland, during a four-day intervention experience where at-risk teens witness both jail and their own funeral, a boyfriend and girlfriend turn on each other.
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Western Tidewater Regional Jail, VA

Dec 29, 2011 Season 2 Episode 9

At-risk siblings from Virginia are exposed to the deadly realities of life behind bars, leading to a life-shattering confession at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.
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San Bernardino County, CA Girls

Dec 22, 2011 Season 2 Episode 8

Near Los Angeles, a teenaged female gang member defies inmates and deputies, leading to a physical confrontation in the chow hall.
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St. Clair County, IL

Dec 15, 2011 Season 2 Episode 7

After being mobbed by a cellblock of screaming inmates, at-risk teens from St. Clair, IL, are shocked when the terror follows them outside the jail.
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Richland County, SC

Dec 08, 2011 Season 2 Episode 6

In Richland County, SC, troubled teens stay in jail overnight as deputies and violent convicts make it a sleepless experience.
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San Bernadino County, CA: Boys

Sep 15, 2011 Season 2 Episode 5

The mean streets of Los Angeles reach deep into San Bernardino County, where teens look to join gangs at an early age. For four teens that begin an intervention program at the San Bernardino County Jail, neither the deputies nor inmates seem to make an impact. Gerry, who sells drugs, threatens a deputy and Cesar, a thief, spits on an inmate. The group finally discovers the deadly consequences of violent gang life with a harrowing, up-close encounter with corpses at the county morgue.
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Oklahoma County, OK

Sep 08, 2011 Season 2 Episode 4

Where once it stood for cowboys and cattle, Oklahoma County is now in the midst of an epidemic of gangs and street crime. Angry, impressionable teens are being pulled into the gangster lifestyle. For two pairs of at-risk girls who enter the Oklahoma County Jail intervention program, jail seems to be no scarier than the streets. They defy deputies and threaten inmates. When one girl is finally pushed to the breaking point, she lashes out, physically assaulting a deputy and finding out what it means to be arrested.
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Portsmouth County, VA

Sep 01, 2011 Season 2 Episode 3

The at-risk teens of Portsmouth County, Virginia aren't afraid to fight back when confronted with a loud cellblock at Portsmouth County Jail. Angela gets into a screaming match with one verbally abusive inmate while Brian, who answers teasing with violence, insults another inmate and is pulled screaming into his cell. For one teen, a day is not enough and he is shocked when deputies show up at his home and return him to the jail for a day of hard labor.
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Oakland County, MI

Aug 25, 2011 Season 2 Episode 2

Oakland County, Michigan is a stone's throw from Detroit's infamous 8-Mile and the streets here are just as tough--but the deputies and inmates who run Oakland County Jail's "Turn-Around" program are even tougher. They are physical, vocal and in-your-face. They may have met their match in Brandon, a drug-dealing teen who proves himself with his fists and claims that he was "raised by the streets." Brandon fights back from the moment the intervention tour begins. When an inmate physically challenges Brandon, things reach a fever pitch, and for the first time on Beyond Scared Straight, deputies go into action and a teen is thrown out of the program.
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Mecklenburg County, NC

Aug 18, 2011 Season 2 Episode 1

In Charlotte, NC, a group of rebellious teens go head-to-head with terrifying inmates at Mecklenburg County Jail. When two of the teens defy one of the jail's toughest female deputies, she makes it her personal mission to break them down.
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Beyond Scared Straight Clips & Interviews collapse view

Understanding
Meet Halfway
Teen Girls Meet Female Inmates in Georgia
Female Teens Meet Inmates and See The Jail Environment
Teen Tries to Get His Flip Flops Back
Dear Sheriff
Teens Meet the Kitchen Staff
Most Memorable Moments
An Inmate Confronts Her Daughter
Weapons
Guards Persuade A Teen To Be A Role Model
Prison Guards Inspire Teens to Change their Ways
Behind Glass
Life and Death of Jeff Mitchell
Teens Visit the Hospital Morgue

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