Taboo (2002–2014)

Freaky Remedies 

Conventional western medicine is based on science, research, and technology. But in cultures around the world, many still look to monks, mystics, and magic potions, putting their faith in extreme cures.

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Episode credited cast:
Lance Lewman ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anjou Basu Anjou Basu ... Herself
Shaksum Basu Shaksum Basu ... Himself
Harinath Bathani Harinath Bathani ... Himself
Wade Davis ... Himself - Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society (as Dr. Wade Davis)
Mandy Drinkwater Mandy Drinkwater ... Herself
John Halpern John Halpern ... Himself - Psychiatrist, Harvard University (as Dr. John Halpern)
Jerome Levi Jerome Levi ... Himself - Anthropologist, Carleton College (as Dr. Jerome Levi)
David C. Lewis David C. Lewis ... Himself - Professor Emeritus of Community Health, Brown University (as Dr. David C. Lewis)
Guy Petterson Guy Petterson ... Himself - Professor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne (as Dr. Guy Petterson)
Keresh Pool Keresh Pool ... Himself
Peter Singer ... Himself - Bioethicist, Princeton University (as Prof. Peter Singer)
Nick Thorpe Nick Thorpe ... Himself - Monk, Thamkrabok Monastery
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Conventional western medicine is based on science, research, and technology. But in cultures around the world, many still look to monks, mystics, and magic potions, putting their faith in extreme cures.

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Documentary

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TV-14
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24 January 2012 (USA) See more »

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