Behind Bars Season 1
S01 E01Feb 26, 2010
Washington Feb 26, 2010 A documentary series examining conditions in prisons debuts.
S01 E01Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E01 Jan 1, 2000 In a unique experiment a group of British men have signed up to become inmates in a real American prison. It's their last chance to get back on the straight and narrow. The Brits arrive in America to be met by a welcome from hell. They are stripped of their possessions and transported to 'Tent City' to begin their sentences. But with hundreds of hostile American convicts waiting for them, will all the Brits make it through the night?
S01 E01Jan 1, 2000
1 Hour Special Jan 1, 2000 This one hour special contains the best bits' of the series plus a look at where the Brits are now and how the experience affected them. Have they mended their bad ways or fallen back into old habits? Did America's toughest jail scare them straight?
S01 E02Feb 26, 2010
Tennessee Feb 26, 2010 Gangs and contraband items fuel a battle for control between inmates and the Gang Intelligence Unity at Shelby County Division of Correction in Memphis, TN.
S01 E02Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E02 Jan 1, 2000 After a hostile night locked up in Tent City, a notorious jail known as the 'Alcatraz of Arizona', the British lads make first contact with the convicts who have made their lives a living hell, and the regime is too tough for some of them to handle. But worse is in store when they are taken to the secure unit - and join a real Chain Gang.
S01 E03Feb 6, 2010
Ohio Feb 6, 2010 At the Cuyahoga County Corrections Center the Special Response Team tackles any emergency, from attacks on officers, to inmates who could be suicidal?or may be just playing the system
S01 E03Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E03 Jan 1, 2000 The Brits make a shocking discovery whilst doing hard labour on the Chain Gang in the blistering desert heat. They are taken to a high security facility to come face to face with a neo-nazi killer but some of the lads are unwilling to follow the strict rules of America's toughest jail and risk being sent packing.
S01 E04Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E04 Jan 1, 2000 The lads learn a harsh truth about the prison slop and Dan gets everyone in serious trouble when he is caught stealing from the Sheriff. The Brits are challenged in ways they've never imagined when they have to bury dead bodies.
S01 E04May 17, 2010
Kansas May 17, 2010 Dallas County Jail in Texas - a supersized facility with beds for 7,100 inmates.
S01 E05May 24, 2010
Alaska May 24, 2010 With a crumbling foundation more than fit for demolition, the conditions in Sofia Central prison is inhospitable for anyone, including criminals.
S01 E05Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E05 Jan 1, 2000 The lads are pushed to breaking point on the Chain Gang, clearing a homeless camp under the ever watchful gaze of Officer Siladji, ex-special forces. After days of simmering tension war finally breaks out between the Brits and Americans when the Brits break an unwritten rule of prison conduct.
S01 E06May 31, 2010
Indiana May 31, 2010 The two toughest divisions of the Miami Dade prison complex couldn't be more different.
S01 E06Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E06 Jan 1, 2000 The British inmates are taken to meet Eddie 'Chunky' Munoz, a gang member awaiting trial for murder. Will it be enough to scare them straight? The lads work at the animal cruelty shelter and discover that Sheriff Joe Arpaio treats his dogs better than his inmates.
S01 E07Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E07 Jan 1, 2000 Whilst scrubbing gang graffiti in one of Arizona's toughest crime ghettos, there are serious repercussions for one unlucky inmate caught trying to smuggle a cigarette back into jail. That night the jail SWAT team conduct a surprise raid on the British tent searching for illegal contraband, regardless of which bodily orifice it may be hidden.
S01 E08Jan 1, 2000
Behind Bars - S01:E08 Jan 1, 2000 After weeks of incarceration in Tent City, America's toughest jail, the Brits come to the end of their jail sentences and can almost taste freedom. But there's still one last surprise in store and James learns of shocking news from home.