The Soup Investigates

  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • TV-14

Host Joel McHale and a team of investigative reporters tackle questions related to pop culture in this spin off of 'The Soup.'

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Episode 106 Season 1, Episode 7 Nov 6, 2013 Paid

Drop your pants, turn your head and cough out the truth, America. Who's your favorite TV doctor--Dr. Oz or Dr. Phil? Watch as Christine Lakin sits down with six panelists to find out. Then, we investigate the widespread nerdification of hot babes and why Hollywood is pumping purposefully dumb sci-fi movies like "Sharknado." And, finally, we celebrate the Oscars' obsession with depressing movies with our new awards, "The Saddies."

Episode 105 Season 1, Episode 6 Oct 30, 2013 Paid

If Twitter is any indication, then "The Soup Investigates" has identified the most fearsome sleeper cell operating in the world today. Yes, correspondent Julian McCullough goes deep behind enemy lines to capture and interrogate suspected One Direction Army agents. Is there anything preventing the boy band's legions from a complete takeover? Next, the "Real Housewives" epidemic invades another community. Watch as Christine Lakin heralds the arrival of reality television to a quiet hamlet in Middle America. And finally, who's the nation's most beloved female celebrity? Is it Paula Deen--or perhaps someone who isn't a virulent racist? You'll have to tune in to find out!

Episode 104 Season 1, Episode 5 Oct 23, 2013 Paid

Are you still trying to figure out what you're going to be for Halloween? Do you ladies feel massive societal pressure to wear something that hardly figures as clothes? "The Soup Investigates" knows your pain. We delve into The Great Sluttening of Halloween. Next, we force our cameramen to turn their lenses off of themselves for long enough to film our daring expose on the phenomenon of the selfie. Bresha Webb grabs her smartphone and sniffs out the story. Plus, stick around as we focus on the thrill-a-minute industry of online duck caller sales and the men of "Duck Dynasty." Does something nefarious lurk behind those dashing beards? And finally, Joel McHale steps into the limelight to tackle the ever-growing market for celebrity stunt diets. Find out how you can hurt yourself the most while losing the least weight--the celebrity way!

Episode 103 Season 1, Episode 4 Oct 16, 2013 Paid

Spoiler alert! Would it ruin your day if we wrote what happened in this entire episode right here in the summary? Well, that's how many New Yorkers felt when Joel McHale's reporter Michael Kosta hit the streets to tell unsuspecting television viewers exactly how their favorite shows ended or how their favorite protaganists bit the dust. Plus, it's a duel between Mario Lopez and Billy Bush for the world's next greatest news man!

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  • Premiered: June 19, 2013
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Host Joel McHale and a team of investigative reporters tackle questions related to pop culture in this spin off of 'The Soup.' (more)

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