Intervention (2005– )

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This reality television show features all different types of addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, etc) and real people living with them on a day to day basis. Each show features ... See full summary »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Candy Finnigan ...
 Herself (34 episodes, 2005-2015)
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Jeff VanVonderen ...
 Himself / ... (28 episodes, 2005-2015)
Ken Seeley ...
 Himself (21 episodes, 2006-2015)
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This reality television show features all different types of addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, etc) and real people living with them on a day to day basis. Each show features one or two different types of addicts, follows them around to view their lifestyle and how it affects those around them. At the end, an interventionist is brought in and family and friends tell the addict why they want them to get help. Written by rclaune

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Auf Entzug - Zurück ins Leben  »

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As of January of 2015, 17 addicts who have appeared on the show have died. Most of the deaths are either directly or indirectly related to their addiction, like overdoses or health issues as a result of their substance abuse. Exceptions include Chris Brady (s6e10), Dillon Brewer (s3e6), and John Tyrell (s4e57) who all committed suicide and Nik Buckmaster (s5e83) who died due to surgery complications. See more »

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17-year-old Girl: [injects herself with methamphetamine] I'm sorry, Grandpa.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.119 (2010) See more »

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Staged and Misleading TV Show
30 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First of all, the idea of the show is great. It can really help show the ugly side of drug addiction. But half of it is staged with a script and after watching every episode I estimate that nearly 95% of the characters have been raped or molested before. 95%!! I can only remember one character that doesn't have a history of being raped/molested. Yet I know plenty of people who struggle with drugs and addiction without ever being physically abused. Are they implying that every addict has a history of sexual abuse? ABSOLUTELY. They do it for shock value. To tell a more dramatic story. Guys or girls it doesn't matter. Basically ALL the people on the show were raped or molested. Not in real life though.

That is completely disgusting and damaging to our society. NOT EVERY ADDICT WAS RAPED! Typical fake "reality show" that just wants ratings.


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