Taboo

Taboo

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  1. Saturday 15 June at 23:30 CAT

    Freaky Remedies (Season 8)

  2. Sunday 16 June at 23:30 CAT

    Living with the Dead (Season 8)

  3. Monday 17 June at 23:30 CAT

    Strange Behavior (Season 8)

Synopsis

Another season that delves right into the heart of the worlds greatest taboos, some of which include extreme collections, disgusting jobs, weird weddings and fetishes.

Episodes

  • Extreme Collectors

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    From Viktor's collection of baby skeletons to Jim's 'Noah's Ark' with 550 live animals, discover how some collectors' passions cross the line.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 20 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Private Passions

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    Liliane takes her human puppy for a walk in the park while Matt and his fiancée share an unusual fetish for skintight body suits known as zentai.

    Next Showing
    Friday 28 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Ugly

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    Standards of beauty differ across cultures, but it seems human beings may possess a preference for symmetrical faces. In Texas, an electrical accident leaves Dallas's face grossly disfigured.

    Next Showing
    Friday 21 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Nasty Jobs

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    From house cleaners in Minneapolis to trash miners in Guatemala, the filth nobody wants around is an everyday sight for these workers.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 22 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Strange Passions

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    Sexual healer Des outlines the details of his therapy and a piano teacher has a fetish for balloons - he's collected 65 000 of them.

    Next Showing
    Monday 24 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Weird Weddings

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    In Jamaica, nine couples wed in the nude. In California, two dogs marry and Indian pimps plot violence when a mass wedding threatens their trade.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 23 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Changing Gender

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    Ashley and Tony appear to be a regular, happily married couple, except for one thing – when they met, she was a man and he was a woman.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 26 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Extreme Bodies

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    When people go to extremes with body modification, they provoke fear and disbelief - Elaine has over 8 000 piercings, while Mary has horn implants. In Japan, 'bagelheads' inject their foreheads with saline.

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 25 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Devils and Demons

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    Covering exorcism rituals from around the globe, including five teenage devil-destroyers from Arizona and an elaborate ceremony in Colombia.

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 2 July at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Strange Syndromes

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    Revealing truly bizarre body issues, from a woman who can't put on weight to a young man whose body is huge on one side and skinny on the other.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 30 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Old Enough?

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    Sometimes childhood is complicated - a teenage girl wants to become a man, while nine-year-old Stavros Grillis has been at the wheel of high-performance race cars since he was five.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 29 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Weird Collections

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    Collecting can be a harmless hobby, or it can become an obsession. We meet the extreme collectors whose lives, relationships and livelihood have been impacted.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 27 June at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Bizarre Burials

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    Explore the alternative ways various societies deal with death and burial rituals as we lift the lid on this taboo.

    Next Showing
    Monday 1 July at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic