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WakefieldWakefield
ABC (AU), 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

The compelling eight-part drama series Wakefield explores the fine line between sanity and madness. Set in a hospital in the spectacular Blue Mountains outside Sydney, the show tackles the taboo subject of mental illness head on. It does so through an engaging ensemble of unique characters, each with their own compelling story. At its centre is a psychological mystery: Nik Katira , a gifted psychiatric nurse, is the most stable person in what tends to be a pretty crazy place. But right now his grip on his own sanity is slipping. The question is ... why? With both humour and heart, Wakefield is a powerful and highly original series that will be compulsory television viewing.


TabooTaboo
Nat Geo, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Discovery/Science, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

A look into and beyond of such subjects as extreme healing practices; sports; religious beliefs.


The Whitest Kids U KnowThe Whitest Kids U Know
IFC, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sketch/Improv
Rating: 1/5

This hilarious comedy is a sketch show on IFC (formerly on Fuse) that's not to be missed. Outrageous characters involved in funny skits, parodies, and satire often touches on taboo subjects and edgy topics.


Jerry SpringerJerry Springer
Syndicated, 1997 Cancelled/Ended | Current Events, Lifestyle, Talk Shows

mong his peers' other talk-shows, Jerry's is of the more passionate and of the more sensational. His topics range from bisexual affairs to rape. His guests sometimes get out of control and yell and scream at each other which often leads to fisticuffs. It's then up to Jerry's security staff to get things under control on the set. Jerry usually ends each episode with words of advice about the topic just discussed.


Original Sin: SexOriginal Sin: Sex
Nat Geo, 2016 On Hiatus | Documentary, Reality

The sexual revolution is alive and thriving. National Geographic Channel examines a once-taboo subject that is now impacting every aspect of society, from pop culture and science to politics and social interaction. The six-part series explores how sex is increasingly permeating contemporary cultures around the world, shaping lives by becoming more visible via the Internet, advertising, education and the media. Archival footage, animation, interviews and re-creations help uncover surprising ways sex impacts humanity and how societal conditions have changed over the past 50 years.


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