30 Days

Planet Green (ended 2008)


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Episode Guide

    • Life on an Indian Reservation
      Life on an Indian Reservation
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Morgan Spurlock will attempt to spend 30 days living on a New Mexico Native American reservation with the Navajo Nation. While there, he will experience the modern amenities available on the reservation, and how they compare with preserving ancient traditions.
    • Jail
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Morgan Spurlock undertakes a challenge himself and attempts to spend 30 days locked up in a county jail.
    • Atheist/Christian
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      A female atheist spends 30 days living with a fundamentalist Christian family.
    • Immigration
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      A man who opposes illegal immigration spends 30 days with a family of illegal immigrants.
    • Minimum Wage
      Minimum Wage
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Morgan Spurlock and his fiancée Alex leave their fabulous New York lifestyles behind for the heart of the Midwest, Columbus, Ohio. Morgan and Alex work at multiple minimum wage jobs for 30 days earning $5.15 per hour. They get to experience first hand the struggles minimum wage earning families face as Morgan’s niece and nephew come to live with them.moreless
    • Straight Man in a Gay World
      Straight Man in a Gay World
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      A God-fearing 24-year-old conservative homophobe from red state America travels to San Francisco’s Castro District to live in what is notoriously known as one of the gayest areas of the country. As he joins a gay sports team, works a job that caters to gay clientele, attends gay-friendly church services and lives with a gay roommate, he gets an inside view of what it is like to live as a minority that still elicits strong feelings of hatred among many Americans. Throughout the 30 Days this former youth minister and member of the military will have his Bible-rooted values severely challenged as these important issues become very personal.moreless
    • 30 Days in a Wheelchair
      30 Days in a Wheelchair
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Retired NFL cornerback Ray Crockett attempts to spend 30 days confined to a wheelchair.
    • Muslims and America
      Muslims and America
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      David Stacy, a 33-year-old Christian man from West Virginia, agrees to make a drastic life change for 30 days when he moves to the largely Muslim community of Dearborn, Michigan. David struggles with his feelings and previous prejudices against a religion that does not believe in Christ and in the minds of many Americans is associated with the September 11 terror attacks, as he befriends his new host family and adopts their customs.moreless
    • Working in a Coal Mine
      Working in a Coal Mine
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      Morgan Spurlock spends 30 days working in a coal mine in Bolt, West Virginia.
    • New Age
      New Age
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Seeking relief from his hectic lifestyle, a man spends 30 days using new age methods to improve his personal well-being.
    • Outsourcing
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      An unemployed American ventures to India for 30 days to observe the effects of job outsourcing on the Indian culture.
    • Pro-Choice/Pro-Life
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Six years after having an abortion, a pro-choice woman spends 30 days living with pregnant women in a pro-life housing unit.
    • Off the Grid
      Off the Grid
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Two 30-year-old professionals who are friends and typical Americans—i.e., ravenous consumers of fossil fuels such as gas and electricity—go ‘back to the future’ and learn to live without the natural resources that will be depleted from our earth in the not-too-distant future. To do this they’ll uproot themselves and move to an ‘eco village’ in Missouri to live 100% OFF THE GRID. As they set up house in a former 3,000 bushel grain bin, they will sustain themselves on a clean power such as solar and wind, recycle all their waste (both food and human), live in a car-free culture, grow and eat only organic foods and conserve their water use with solar showers and rain-catch systems. Can these fossil fuel addicts wean themselves from their consumptive habits without their lives falling apart? Will they thrive in a community that is the total opposite their New Jersey neighborhood? And will the ecological solutions they learn stick once their Thirty Days are up?moreless
    • Animal Rights
      Animal Rights
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Avid hunter George Snedecker, of North Carolina, attempts to spend 30 days living with a vegan family in Los Angeles, while learning about animal rights causes and programs.
    • Anti-Aging
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Can the aging process be reversed? A thirty-something former athlete battles back at his expanding waistline and lowering libido by going on an anti-aging drug regime prescribed by a doctor for 30 days. What will the effects be on his marriage, career, and mood? During his 30 days of drug therapy he will exercise with a trainer, adhere to a nutritionist’s plan and undergo monitoring by his doctor to watch for any negative side effects. Can he recapture his youth?moreless
    • Gun Nation
      Gun Nation
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      Gun control advocate Pia Lalli, of Massachusetts, attempts to spend 30 days living in Leesburg, Ohio with gun enthusiasts Ken Ekermeyer and his son Zach. She will learn proper gun handling while working at a gun store.
    • Binge Drinking Mom
      Binge Drinking Mom
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      A mother concerned about her daughter’s alcohol consumption now that she is in college agrees to binge drink for 30 Days to try to get through to her. In a booze-drenched Freaky Friday scenario, the daughter will see her mother drunk, vomiting, and hung over as she makes decisions about the tough social choices she faces every day in college. The mother, on the other hand, will become more aware of the enormous social culture pressure to drink that faces kids every day of their college careers.moreless
    • Same Sex Parenting
      Same Sex Parenting
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Kati, a Californian mother of two adopted children, attempts to spend 30 days living in Ypsilanti, Michigan with domestic partners Dennis and Thomas Patrick and their four adopted sons.