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Taboo 

Around the world there are people of different cultures who take actions and decisions that seem out of the ordinary to the average westerner. Considered taboo, these people and their stories are now being known.
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Lance Lewman ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 48 episodes, 2003-2012
Andres Williams ...  Narrator 24 episodes, 2004-2008
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Complex and controversial, this mesmerizing hit series from the National Geographic Channel offers an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders. Witness stunning stories about rituals and traditions so shocking that you can't help but be attracted to them. Taboo crosses the barriers of modern society and explores the diversity of the human race where the secret, sacred, and eccentric are part of the everyday experience of humanity.

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Open your mind to a daring adventure into the forbidden... the Taboo.

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Alright if you can handle the biased nature.
9 October 2010 | by ProtoCloneSee all my reviews

This is just another show that looks to shock you rather then properly inform you. The biased nature of the coverage is slanted in the direction of trying to provide "Fear Factor" style entertainment rather then actual anthropological observations.

At times it seems like the people involved in the show purposely sought out the people who fit the general stereotype of the perceived topic. This only leads the viewers to believe the worse and misinforms them on the topics.

The only taboo here is the truth they are afraid to expose you to.

Watch this if you know better then to believe what you see on TV. Don't watch this if you don't.


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