Primetime: What Would You Do?

Tuesday 10:00 PM on ABC Premiered Feb 26, 2008 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

    • March 11, 2008
      March 11, 2008
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      What would people say if a couple had a fight in front of strangers? The team goes back and investigates waiters and waitresses paying too much attention to an already involved male or female.
    • January 27, 2009
      January 27, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      It's another explosive episode featuring actors stealing from an open house while others are present. What happens when people crash wedding nights for real? And stealing from the blind at a bakery gets especially heated.
    • March 4, 2008
      March 4, 2008
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      More scenarios are set up to see how people react to disturbing situations. Actors stage a verbal and physical attack against a homeless man after he asks for change. Two teenaged actors park in a handicapped spot at a popular diner and pose in front of their car. In a restaurant, one couple is put to the test when a waitress tries to slip her phone number to the man. Then, the reverse is played out. Find out what people's reactions were and why they acted this way as explained by several psychologists.moreless
    • February 3, 2009
      February 3, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Things get heated when a life-like baby doll is left in a car with an actress playing her mother. What would you do if you saw a nanny being mistreated by the child's parent? Finally, would you intervene a man who can't take the hint that a girl is not interested in him? The team set up a situation where a woman gets over-the-top flirtation.moreless
    • February 24, 2009
      February 24, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      An experiment involving teens vandalizing a car. Obnoxious cell phone users in your radius. Also, would you get someone gas if they asked for it. What would you do in these situations? WWYD captures the reactions of those who passed by.
    • February 17, 2009
      February 17, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Similar to the last episode, an open house real estate agent played by an actor behaves prejudiced towards certain races. Would you let a senior drive if he seemed unable too? You might be surprised at the results. Finally, you are at a park and see a stranger approach an unattended child. What if the stranger has different characteristics?moreless
    • March 10, 2009
      March 10, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      What would you do if someone collapses on the street? How would you react to a mother of the bride saying increasingly nasty things with the bride to be. College hazing in the middle of the parking lot. Finally, a birth control prescription refused by a pharmacist.
    • January 6, 2009
      January 6, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Latino actors acting as day laborers are refused food in a short-order restaurant. Then two Mexican women are refused their order as well. Next, John Quinones and the team travel to Paris where two actors really smother locals with obnoxious American stereotypes. What if someone wanted the table you were eating at in a restaurant? What would you do if that pricey bottle of wine was left off the bill by mistake?moreless
    • January 13, 2009
      January 13, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Watch how people react when a stranger puts powder in someone's drink. An actor plays a man stealing gas. Another actor brings an overloaded grocery cart to the express check-out line!
    • May 21, 2010
      May 21, 2010
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Friday episode: Female drunk asks you to pass her breathalyzer test in order to drive home - do you do it? A younger woman and an older woman don't have enough money to pay for their pills. Watch as others step in, often generously. Would you stop an out-of-control coach who's ridiculing a player? Find out who does.moreless
    • May 19, 2010
      May 19, 2010
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      On this episode: who stands up to defend gay parents; who stops pilots who engage in drinking before a flight; who steps in when they see grocery clerk abuse; finally when has a bride gone too far.
    • May 14, 2010
      May 14, 2010
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      The following situations are imposed on everyday people: helping a battered woman (with two variations, one where the woman is dressed provacatively), breastfeeding in public, and road rage directed at the kids.
    • March 24, 2009
      March 24, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      A black women tries to shop in a department store but is racially profiled by the manager. Do you do as told by a stranger with authority tells you to do? What would you do if the person you met online inaccurately portrays themselves and you meet up with them in a bar? Finally, A gay couple gets affectionate in a sports bar.moreless
    • February 26, 2008
      February 26, 2008
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      The popular 20/20 segment gets its own TV series. In a series of social experiments, a Muslim girl is refused help in a store by an assistant. Female actors play 3 teenage girls bullying and verbally abusing another girl. Finally, the team sets up a scenario where one woman sees her friend's husband cheating on her in a restaurant. See how people react to these situations and learn why they reacted this way from several psychologists.moreless
    • March 16, 2009
      March 16, 2009
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      What would you do if you saw a young teen being forced into a polygamous marriage. How about a Latino hate crime? What would you do if you saw a thief stealing from someone on the beach? How far would you go in telling lies about a faulty infomercial product?
    • May 7, 2010
      May 7, 2010
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      New episodes return with an exploration into what everyday people would do if they saw the following: a man luring a drunken girl, black teen shoppers being targeted in a store, seeing a bike theft, and a clerk pocketing a winning lotto ticket.
    • March 18, 2011
      March 18, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 11
    • May 13, 2011
      Several scenarios are explored tonight: Watch as the "Tiger mother" berates her child in a diner. People intervene as they watch a teen couple get in a physical fight. A 15-year old asks strangers to buy him condoms - see how people respond. And finally, a couple is bilked by an adoption scammer in an open local restaurant.moreless
    • May 6, 2011
      Religious headgear is the subject of inequity. How people react to people wearing yarmulkes, headscarves, and turbans being rejected for jobs. What to do when a pregnant woman giving up her child decides to keep it. Two actors scour the produce aisle at a grocery store and steal bits of food. And see how people react when a blind man is duped on a date.moreless
    • Sept 14th 2012

      A woman looking for a job encounters sexual discrimination; Spoiled kids forced to wear sandwich board signs as part of their punishment.

    • Sept 21st 2012

      A mother convinces her child she needs a spray on tan. A man does bad sketch portraits long after the people already paid.

    • Sept 28th 2012


    • October 5th 2012

      A dad pressures his teen son to buy alcohol; Cashier pushes for healthy cat food; Kids who look too old for breastfeeding.

    • October 12th 2012

      A woman openly berates her nanny. Serving alcohol to underage kids.

    • March 11, 2011
      March 11, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 10
    • January 7, 2011
      January 7, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 1
    • January 14, 2011
      January 14, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 2
    • March 25, 2008
      March 25, 2008
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Actors play out a scenario where teens make jokes about an overweight person in front of them. A woman plays along with the WWYD team and plans out an unsightly wedding - find out what friends and family have to say. The team goes back to the cheating spouse scenario - should you be the one to tell your friend her spouse is cheating?moreless
    • March 4, 2011
      March 4, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      Reactions are filmed when two gay military officers show affection in public, a woman criticizes interracial adoption, and seeing a senior fall for an internet scam.
    • February 25, 2011
      February 25, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      Segments include: interracial adoption, drunk parents with children present, and a senior getting duped into an internet scam.
    • February 22, 2011 - How Would You Do It?
      Regular viewers supplied ideas for shooting this episode. Includes the following segments: Little-person harassment, "ginger" abuse (taunting redheads), teenager debating abortion, wheelchair discrimination, a homophobic son berates his gay father. Also, see what some New York students submitted to WWYD.
    • February 18, 2011
      February 18, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 6
    • February 4, 2011
      February 4, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      Racial profiling in Arizona is a major part of this episode.
    • January 28, 2011
      January 28, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 4
    • January 21, 2011
      January 21, 2011
      Season 4 - Episode 3
    • October 19th 2012

      John Quinones and Meredith Vieira wonder who will expose the "contestants" who are cheating. A man buying jewelry for someone that's not his wife. A boy chooses to wear a princess costume for Halloween. A daughter is pressures to get a boob job. A woman is told she needs to lose weight.