Taboo 2002 | TV Show Watchlist


An exploration of behaviors and lifestyles that are acceptable in some cultures but forbidden, illegal or reviled in others.

Premiered: September 30, 2002

Rating: TV-PG

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Devils and Demons Season 8, Episode 21 Nov 19, 2012 Paid

In Phoenix, Arizona, a battle for the souls of those said to be possessed is being waged, not by priests, but by five teenage girls. In the Potosi silver mines of Bolivia miners believe the best way to survive the extreme working conditions is to cut a deal with the devil. In Colombia, a man's life is crumbling away. Believing he is tortured by demons, he feels he has only two options: suicide or an exorcism. But this exorcism isn't sanctioned by the Church. It's a bizarre and elaborate ritual that has to be seen to be believed. And in Florida, an ex-prostitute and drug addict has become the leader of an evangelical ministry that promises salvation through deliverance from demonic possession.

Bizarre Burials Season 8, Episode 20 Oct 30, 2012 Paid

In Gurgaon, India a 82-year-old nun voluntarily fasts to the death in a religious ritual, attended by her children; a Taiwanese man honors his dead father with exotic dancers gyrating at the graveside; and an octogenarian in San Francisco lives with death every day amongst his vast collections of skeletal remains.

Strange Syndromes Season 8, Episode 19 Oct 23, 2012 Paid

Lizzie's rare condition is neonatal progeroid syndrome. No matter what she eats, she cannot gain weight, causing her to look much older than her age. At 350 pounds, James is hiding under his plus-size clothing with an asymmetrical condition that makes his left side dramatically larger than his right.

Private Passions Season 8, Episode 18 Oct 9, 2012 Paid

Fruitarians Aloma and Matthew live off fruit they find in city dumpsters. Puppy play enthusiast Liliane takes her human puppy Jen, aka Tyke, for a walk in the park. Freelance writer Erias walks his dog too, when his sex-worker girlfriend Jessi has company. In Chicago, Matt Daniel and his fiance Casey Levan share an unusual fetish for skintight body suits known as zentai.

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Taboo Season 3
Get an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders.
Taboo Season 3
Get an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders.

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Fri May 6 3:00am
Outsiders(Season 5, Episode 8) NGC

Profiling outcast individuals in different societies. Included: rat catchers in India; leprosy sufferers in Nepal; scavengers in Australia.

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Fri May 6 4:00am
Private Passions(Season 8, Episode 18) NGC

Unusual couples are the focus. Included: a pair who live off fruit they find in garbage bins; a man whose girlfriend is a sex worker; an engaged couple who enjoy wearing skintight Zentai bodysuits.

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Fri May 6 5:00am
Spilling Blood(Season 5, Episode 13) NGC

A look at animal bloodletting traditions around the world. Included: an ancient ritual of animal sacrifice in Nepal; an annual whale slaughter in Denmark; cockfights in Bali.

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