Louis Theroux documents some of the US's most bizarre happenings, events and rituals, by getting involved himself...
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Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor
Stars: Louis Theroux, Lauren Drain, Steve Drain
Louis Theroux's LA Stories (TV Mini-Series 2014)
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Louis Theroux explores three tales on different themes in the city Los Angeles.

Stars: Louis Theroux
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Louis visits Coalinga Mental Hospital in California, home to over 500 convicted paedophiles, and spends some time with those undergoing treatment.

Director: Emma Cooper
Stars: Louis Theroux
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Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued.

Director: Emma Cooper
Stars: Louis Theroux, Steve Drain, Betty Phelps
Louis and the Brothel (TV Movie 2003)
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Louis stays with the residents of a soon to open brothel in Nevada for a few weeks.

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor
Stars: Louis Theroux
Louis Theroux: Behind Bars (TV Movie 2008)
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For two weeks, Theroux visits the San Quentin State Prison.

Director: Stuart Cabb
Stars: Louis Theroux
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In 1997, Louis made a documentary on the booming Californian porn industry. In 2012, he returns to find an industry that has been decimated by illegal Internet tube sites.

Director: Jason Massot
Stars: Louis Theroux, Francine Amidor, Brandy Aniston
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Louis Theroux gets under the skin of the plastic surgery patients of Beverly Hills.

Stars: Stuart Linder, Louis Theroux
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Louis meets parents who have turned to medication to keep their children under control.

Director: Danny Horan
Stars: Louis Theroux
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Louis goes to South Africa where American tourists pay to hunt wild animals in privately owned reserves.

Director: Paddy Wivell
Stars: Louis Theroux
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Louis Theroux goes to the heart of gambling culture in Las Vegas.

Director: Stuart Cabb
Stars: Louis Theroux, Richard Wilk
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One of the installments in the Louis Theroux Law and Disorder Series

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Louis Theroux - Presenter: I was going to interview a member of the Raelian UFO Cult, mais ma Francais c'est ne pas tres bon.
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While the credits for each show are running, extra scenes from the episode are shown, usually goofy situations. See more »

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Referenced in Peep Show: Dance Class (2004) See more »

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Written and Performed by Juan García Esquivel
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One of the best shows on T.V.
24 April 2000 | by (Prior Lake, MN) – See all my reviews

I'm really surprised that nobody has left any comments on here yet. Really, this show is one of the best ones on T.V. right now. He gets involved with the most outrageous American situations and exposes their stupidity. I know, nothing new, right? But the way he does it is amazing! Unlike Tom Green or any other comedian going out for laughs, he doesn't make himself look stupid. He adapts to his environment and makes the people in it look idiotic without letting them know that they're being portrayed in a bad light. He can do one episode on a White Supremacy camp one day and another about a Black Power group in New York City the next. He really must be one of the best and most interesting reporters in world today.


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