A member of the public is given a second chance at life when mentalist Derren Brown makes him realize how important life is by tricking him into believing that a meteor has hit the earth and is now populated by zombies.
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Derren Brown ...  Himself - Host 2 episodes, 2012
Steven Brosnan Steven Brosnan ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012
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A member of the public is given a second chance at life when mentalist Derren Brown makes him realize how important life is by tricking him into believing that a meteor has hit the earth and is now populated by zombies.

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Absolutely horrific
9 December 2018 | by tkdrumright756See all my reviews

What a horrific thing to do to someone. Going to such invasive extremes to make someone believe the world and everyone they love are gone all because they were lazy? The subject was not a bad person and certainly didn't serve such a traumatic experience thrown at them. I couldn't even finish the show. The fact that this level of audacious experimentation was ever even allowed to happen makes me feel shamed to be part of the human race.


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