Taboo Episodes

2002, TV Show

Episode Detail: Proving Ground - Taboo

Tests of manhood in various cultures are examined. Included: an American fight club; an ancestral whipping in West Africa; a simulated war in Indonesia.

Episodes: Taboo (109)

7/23/2013: Strange Medicine    Season 9, Episode 9
7/16/2013: Extreme Obesity    Season 9, Episode 8
7/9/2013: Inked, Pierced & Hooked    Season 9, Episode 6
7/2/2013: Strange Obsessions    Season 9, Episode 5
6/25/2013: Forever Young    Season 9, Episode 4
6/18/2013: Odd Jobs    Season 9, Episode 3
6/11/2013: Strange Bonds    Season 9, Episode 2
6/4/2013: Secret Passions    Season 9, Episode 1
11/19/2012: Devils and Demons    Season 8, Episode 21
10/30/2012: Bizarre Burials    Season 8, Episode 20
10/23/2012: Strange Syndromes    Season 8, Episode 19
10/9/2012: Private Passions    Season 8, Episode 18
10/2/2012: Weird Collections    Season 8, Episode 17
9/30/2012: Old Enough?    Season 8, Episode 16
9/23/2012: Extreme Bodies    Season 8, Episode 15
8/26/2012: Changing Gender    Season 8, Episode 14
8/19/2012: Strange Passions    Season 8, Episode 13
8/5/2012: Weird Weddings    Season 8, Episode 12
7/29/2012: Nasty Jobs    Season 8, Episode 11
7/22/2012: Ugly    Season 8, Episode 10
7/15/2012: Extreme Collectors    Season 8, Episode 9
7/8/2012: Teen Sex    Season 8, Episode 8
7/1/2012: Booze    Season 8, Episode 7
6/24/2012: Strange Behavior    Season 8, Episode 6
6/17/2012: Living With the Dead    Season 8, Episode 5
1/24/2012: Freaky Remedies    Season 8, Episode 4
1/17/2012: Extreme Fighting    Season 8, Episode 3
1/10/2012: Odd Couples    Season 8, Episode 2
1/3/2012: Secret Lives    Season 8, Episode 1
6/12/2011: Forbidden Love    Season 7, Episode 6
5/23/2011: Prison Love    Season 7, Episode 5
5/16/2011: Hoarders    Season 7, Episode 4
5/9/2011: Addiction    Season 7, Episode 3
5/2/2011: Fantasy Lives    Season 7, Episode 2
5/2/2011: Beauty    Season 7, Episode 1
2/17/2010: Beyond the Grave    Season 6, Episode 6
2/10/2010: Strange Love    Season 6, Episode 5
2/3/2010: Narcotics    Season 6, Episode 4
1/27/2010: Misfits    Season 6, Episode 3
1/20/2010: Fat    Season 6, Episode 2
1/17/2010: Prostitution    Season 6, Episode 1
12/8/2008: Sex    Season 5, Episode 14
12/1/2008: Spilling Blood    Season 5, Episode 13
11/24/2008: Extreme Rituals    Season 5, Episode 12
11/10/2008: Bizarre Bodies    Season 5, Episode 11
10/29/2008: Extreme Punishment    Season 5, Episode 10
10/22/2008: The Third Sex    Season 5, Episode 9
9/17/2008: Outsiders    Season 5, Episode 8
9/10/2008: Extreme Eats    Season 5, Episode 7
9/3/2008: Trial by Fire    Season 5, Episode 6
8/27/2008: Extreme Healing    Season 5, Episode 5
8/20/2008: Body Extremes    Season 5, Episode 4
8/13/2008: Supreme Devotion    Season 5, Episode 3
8/6/2008: Extreme Kids    Season 5, Episode 2
8/6/2008: Touching Death    Season 5, Episode 1
3/26/2008: Quest for Acceptance    Season 4, Episode 15
3/2/2008: Marked for Life    Season 4, Episode 14
11/21/2007: Mating    Season 4, Episode 13
11/14/2007: Jobs    Season 4, Episode 12
11/11/2007: Extreme Performers    Season 4, Episode 11
10/31/2007: Gross Food    Season 4, Episode 10
10/10/2007: Pets    Season 4, Episode 9
10/3/2007: Trials of Faith    Season 4, Episode 8
9/5/2007: Nudity    Season 4, Episode 7
8/29/2007: Body Modification    Season 4, Episode 6
8/22/2007: Proving Ground    Season 4, Episode 5
8/15/2007: Signs of Identity    Season 4, Episode 4
8/8/2007: Sexual Identity    Season 4, Episode 3
8/5/2007: Initiation Rituals    Season 4, Episode 1
8/5/2007: Skin Deep    Season 4, Episode 2
1/27/2005: Gross Work    Season 3, Episode 15
1/27/2005: Crime Scene    Season 3, Episode 14
11/8/2004: Blood Rites    Season 3, Episode 13
10/18/2004: Gender Benders    Season 3, Episode 12
10/4/2004: Altered States    Season 3, Episode 11
10/4/2004: Possessed    Season 3, Episode 10
9/20/2004: Rites of Manhood    Season 3, Episode 9
9/13/2004: Gross Grub    Season 3, Episode 8
8/4/2004: Body Art    Season 3, Episode 7
7/28/2004: Body Cutters    Season 3, Episode 6
7/21/2004: Extreme Childhood    Season 3, Episode 5
7/14/2004: Extreme Cuisine    Season 3, Episode 4
7/7/2004: Spirit World    Season 3, Episode 3
6/30/2004: Extreme Living    Season 3, Episode 2
6/14/2004: Outcasts    Season 3, Episode 1
3/23/2004: Initiation    Season 2, Episode 12
3/15/2004: Marks of Identity    Season 2, Episode 11
1/26/2004: Blood Bonds    Season 2, Episode 10
1/19/2004: Extreme Entertainers    Season 2, Episode 9
1/12/2004: Child Rearing    Season 2, Episode 8
12/30/2003: Rites of Passage    Season 2, Episode 7
12/8/2003: Sacred Pain    Season 2, Episode 6
11/10/2003: Body Perfect    Season 2, Episode 5
11/3/2003: After Death    Season 2, Episode 4
10/20/2003: Creature Cures    Season 2, Episode 3
10/13/2003: Delicacies    Season 2, Episode 2
10/6/2003: Justice    Season 2, Episode 1
12/29/2002: Bloodsports    Season 1, Episode 12
12/23/2002: Tests of Faith    Season 1, Episode 11
12/9/2002: Death    Season 1, Episode 10
12/2/2002: Sexuality    Season 1, Episode 9
11/18/2002: Evil Spirits    Season 1, Episode 8
11/11/2002: Drugs    Season 1, Episode 7
11/4/2002: Marriage    Season 1, Episode 6
10/28/2002: Witchcraft    Season 1, Episode 5
10/21/2002: Voodoo    Season 1, Episode 4
10/14/2002: Tattoo    Season 1, Episode 3
10/7/2002: Healers    Season 1, Episode 2
9/30/2002: Food    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: September 30, 2002, on National Geographic
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: An exploration of behaviors and lifestyles that are acceptable in some cultures but forbidden, illegal or reviled in others.

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