Taboo

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Tuesday 9:00 PM on National Geographic Premiered Jan 05, 2003 In Season

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • Food
      Episode 1
      9/30/02
      7.0
      Taboo travels around the world in searh of various cuisines that would turn the stomachs of many. From Borneo's pungent durian to Japan's deadly fugu, a poisonous blowfish.
    • Healers
      Episode 2
      10/7/02
      0.0
      The various unorthodox healing methods from around the world are explored.
    • Tattoo
      Episode 3
      10/14/02
      0.0
      The significance of skin art on different societies around the world is explored.
    • Voodoo
      Episode 4
      10/21/02
      0.0
      In National Geographic's program Taboo, the mystical "spirit" religion of voodoo is explored.
    • Witchcraft
      Episode 5
      10/28/02
      8.0
      The modern witches from Mexico to England are observed.
    • Marriage
      Episode 6
      11/4/02
      0.0
      The marriage taboos of various cultures are examined.
    • Drugs
      Episode 7
      11/11/02
      7.0
      Taboo examines how the use of mind-altering drugs are being percieved in various cultures and societies.
    • Evil Spirits
      Episode 8
      11/18/02
      0.0
      Taboo explores the various attitudes from different cultures towards the idea of spirits.
    • Sexuality
      Episode 9
      12/2/02
      7.0
      Taboo addresses the subject of sexuality in various cultures including that of American transexuals, Albanian sworn virgins and India's eunuchs.
    • Death
      Episode 10
      12/9/02
      0.0
      The different rituals performed by various cultures around the world is explored.
    • Test of Faith
      Test of Faith
      Episode 11
      12/23/02
      0.0
      Taboo observes the various painful or horrific tests that are conducted to tests a person's religious faith.
    • Tests of Faith
      Episode 11
      7/6/03
      0.0
      Witness as religious beliefs are put to the extreme test through taboo practices that display a common belief: the stronger your faith, the more you can ask of your god. Complex and controversial, this mesmerizing hit series from National Geographic offers an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders.moreless
    • Bloodsports
      Episode 12
      12/29/02
      0.0
      "Bloodsports" explores the various violent forms of sport including cockfighting, bullfighting and fistfighting.
    • Rites of Passage
      Episode 13
      12/30/03
      8.0
      "Rites of Passage" explores the types of initiation processes in different cultures, that a child must undertake to mark their transition to adulthood.
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5
  • Season 6
  • Season 7
  • Season 8
  • Season 9
  • Season 10