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Beyond Scared Straight

IMDB Logo7.4/10
Documentary Reality Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2011 - Present9 SeasonsReturning: Date TBAOn: Hulu A&E 

Observing programs for troubled teens in which inmates reveal the realities of prison life in the hope of deterring them from a life of crime.Beyond Scared Straight featuring E.B. White has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming via tv everywhere with A&E (Via Cable/Satellite Provider), available for purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a crime and documentary show with 91 episodes over 9 seasons. Beyond Scared Straight is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (925 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Chowchilla

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Jan 14, 2011
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Chowchilla Jan 14, 2011 Inmates at the Valley State Prison for Women use a combination of confrontation, information, and communication to try to keep five young girls from becoming convicts.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Jessup

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Jan 21, 2011
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Jessup Jan 21, 2011 Five teens learn the harsh realities of prison life at the Maryland Correctional Institution at Jessup, where dozens of menacing inmates, including convicted murderers, surround the kids and taunt them. The teens include Steve, 17, who likes the "outlaw" life; Brandon, 17, who's been arrested five times; Dion, who admits to selling drugs; and Sahn, 13, who steals polo shirts because he's got a "passion for fashion.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Corcoran

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Jan 28, 2011
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Corcoran Jan 28, 2011 Hardened criminals at the California prison that is home to Charles Manson give teens a taste of life on the yard, where any prisoner can approach the kids and give them a feel for the dangers of prison life. The teens include Stephen, 16, a violent youth who threatens his teachers; Josh and Armando, 16, twin brothers and gang members; Elijha, 15, a car thief; and Abraham, 16, who thinks that going to jail is no big deal.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Lieber

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Feb 4, 2011
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Lieber Feb 4, 2011 Six at-risk teens experience Lieber Correctional Facility in Ridgeville, SC, to get a first-hand look and feel at life on the inside. The inmate-run "Operation Behind Bars" program locks up the teens in tiny cells, gives them a taste prison food and offers a glimpse into "Lock-Up," a prison within the prison for the worst of the inmate population. Shaming the teens with a stern tone, the program coordinator, civilian Nell Westbury, adds a unique voice to the inmate's onslaught.

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Season 01, Episode 05 San Quentin

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Feb 11, 2011
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San Quentin Feb 11, 2011 Four at-risk teens are brought to one of the nation's most infamous prisons to participate in the S.Q.U.I.R.E.S. program? the oldest inmate-run youth diversion program in the nation. The program, short for San Quentin's Utilization of Inmate Resources, Experiences & Studies, shows these kids the realities of prison life. They see the state's only male Death Row, are paraded past the heckles of the prisoners in the overcrowded cells and discuss how the constant fear of violence and physical harm is around every corner.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Hagerstown

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Feb 25, 2011
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Hagerstown Feb 25, 2011 Maryland inmates give a group of five at-risk teens a taste of prison when they are forced to eat "Lock-up Loaf," a brick of baked mush served to unruly prisoners. The teens include, Shane, 17, a redneck who is surprised he hasn't killed anyone, Garrett, 13, who HAS been kicked out of eight schools already, Brandy, 16, who skips school to smoke pot, her brother Shawn, 15, who protects Brandy at any cost and Richard, 18, a towering jock who drinks, blacks out and awakens bloodied from brawling.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Jessup Women's Prison

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Mar 4, 2011
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Jessup Women's Prison Mar 4, 2011 Five at-risk girls are subjected to a terrifying simulation of the degrading process of entering a female prison. Four friends, busted together for shoplifting, have a unique opportunity to jointly discover the horror of prison life. The prison tour reaches its greatest emotional impact when teens open up to the inmates, causing one girl to reveal a tragic secret.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Mecklenburg County, N.C.

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Aug 19, 2011
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Mecklenburg County, N.C. Aug 19, 2011 In Charlotte, NC, teen troublemaker Jose goes head-to-head with terrifying inmates and Sgt. Garrett, one of the toughest female jail deputies Beyond Scared Straight has come across. When Jose refuses to follow an order, Sgt. Garrett makes it her mission to break him down.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Oakland County, MI

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Aug 26, 2011
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Oakland County, MI Aug 26, 2011 Oakland County, Michigan is a stone's throw from Detroit's infamous 8-Mile and the streets here are just as tough - but the deputies and inmates who run Oakland County Jail's "Turn-Around" program are even tougher.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Portsmouth County, VA

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Sep 2, 2011
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Portsmouth County, VA Sep 2, 2011 The at-risk teens of Portsmouth County, Virginia aren't afraid to fight back when confronted with a loud cellblock at Portsmouth County Jail. For one teen, a day is not enough and he is shocked when deputies show up at his home and return him to the

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Season 02, Episode 04 Oklahoma County, OK

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Sep 9, 2011
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Oklahoma County, OK Sep 9, 2011 Oklahoma County is in the midst of an epidemic of gangs and street crime. Angry, impressionable teens are being pulled into the gangster lifestyle. For two pairs of at-risk girls, jail seems to be no scarier than the streets. They defy deputies and threaten inmates. When one girl is finally pushed to the breaking point, she lashes out, physically assaulting a deputy and finding out what it really means to be arrested.

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Season 02, Episode 05 San Bernadino County, CA

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Sep 16, 2011
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San Bernadino County, CA Sep 16, 2011 In the second-season finale, San Bernardino County Jail in California is visited by four teens who are also taken to the morgue to witness the consequences of gang violence.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Richland County, SC

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Dec 9, 2011
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Richland County, SC Dec 9, 2011 At the Richland County Jail in South Carolina, troubled teens learn firsthand what jail is like when they are locked in cells for a terrifying all-night stay. Sleep is the last thing they will find though, as deputies and inmates rouse them repeatedly from their bunks during the physically grueling sleepover.

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Season 02, Episode 07 St. Clair County, IL

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Dec 16, 2011
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St. Clair County, IL Dec 16, 2011 A prison in St. Clair, Ill., is visited by teens who are threatened by screaming inmates

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Boston, MA (Girls)

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Aug 21, 2012
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Boston, MA (Girls) Aug 21, 2012 In a city where your neighborhood defines your gang, four at-risk teen girls endure a day in a female jail and learn where their lives are headed. Though they walk into the jail together, the teens will turn on one of their own. Thalia, 15, is a frightening street brawler (she s even hit her own grandmother) who takes her fight to the inmates and deputies. When she refuses to taste jail food, the other teens force her. Jahmiya, 15, incurs the wrath of female inmates with thick Boston accents, when she uses a derogatory hand gesture. But it is Jahmiya, the scrappy thief, who leads the other female delinquents to gang up on Thalia, forcing her to take in parts of jail life no one should have to stomach. Pot-smoking Tina, 16, is shocked when deputies chain all the teens together.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Jacksonville, FL (Boys)

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Aug 28, 2012
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Jacksonville, FL (Boys) Aug 28, 2012 In Jacksonville, Florida, four at-risk teens attend a three-part "scared straight" tour. Towering over nearly everyone, KeShawn, 15, is intimidated by no one. But when KeShawn witnesses his pint-sized little brother, Kevon, suffering the terrifying consequences of trying to imitate his big bro, KeShawn breaks down, and gets a glimpse of what the future holds for both of them. Also, Johnny, a white, self-proclaimed racist, endures the wrath of the black inmate population.

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Season 03, Episode 03 St. Clair, IL

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Oct 5, 2012
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St. Clair, IL Oct 5, 2012 The Return of "Ice Mike" Troubled teens that attend the St. Clair County Jail diversion program take a lie detector test that reveals some shocking secrets. Inmates "Ice Mike" and "Hustle Man" return (from last season) to confront a BMX-riding stoner, a fearless gangster, a terrorizing bully, and Summer--a promiscuous under age girl who just doesn t say no to older boys--and her paralyzed mom can't stop her. Summer experiences the humiliation of jailhouse make-up and the surprising reaction Ice Mike has to her shameful behavior. Summer freaks out when she sees an inmate strapped into a restraint chair, and going wild. Pot-smoking Austin, 15, discovers an inmate who dipped his hands into boiling oil while high on drugs. Jeremy, 17, is tormented by inmates when they learn he assaulted his grandmother. An entire cell block descends on the four teens--and they have nowhere to hide.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Hudson County, NJ

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Oct 12, 2012
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Hudson County, NJ Oct 12, 2012 Near the Jersey Shore, four cocky at-risk teens try to charm their way through a harrowing day in a New Jersey jail. Their day in jail takes a frightening turn when a gunshot rings out, sending everyone to the ground.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Oklahoma City, OK

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Oct 19, 2012
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Oklahoma City, OK Oct 19, 2012 The Return of "Tiny"

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Season 03, Episode 06 San Bernardino, CA

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Oct 26, 2012
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San Bernardino, CA Oct 26, 2012 Authorities hope a tour of prison will knock some much-needed sense into some troublesome teens from Southern California's San Bernardino County.

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Season 03, Episode 06 San Bernardino County, Ca

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Oct 25, 2012
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San Bernardino County, Ca Oct 25, 2012 In San Bernardino County, outside LA, parents are losing control of their teens. Troublemaker Alexis tires of his parents' rules and calls immigration authorities on them. Larry, an aggressive brawler, argues with deputies until one officer offers a life-changing deal that may reunite him with a long-lost family member. After a visit to the morgue, Jamayne, 14, breaks down sobbing, begging to be released from the tour. Child-like Andrew, who loves weapons, discovers that prison food is not so easy to stomach.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Oneida, N.Y.

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May 31, 2013
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Oneida, N.Y. May 31, 2013 Four troubled girls get a true taste of prison life during a stay at the Oneida County Correctional Facility.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Floyd County Jail, Ga: Deputy Lyle Returns

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Jun 7, 2013
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Floyd County Jail, Ga: Deputy Lyle Returns Jun 7, 2013 A colorful deputy attempts to change the lives of four teenage troublemakers spending time at his Georgia jail.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Western Tidewater Regional Jail, Va: Big and Bad

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Jun 14, 2013
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Western Tidewater Regional Jail, Va: Big and Bad Jun 14, 2013 A 14-year-old street brawler's defiant attitude surprises the deputies at a Virginia jail.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Lake County, Fla.

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Jun 28, 2013
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Lake County, Fla. Jun 28, 2013 A 12-year-old girl is reduced to tears during a frightening stay in Florida's Lake County Detention Center.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Oakland County, Mich

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Jul 12, 2013
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Oakland County, Mich Jul 12, 2013 A large 14-year-old who attacks his adoptive parents meets the hardened inmates and officers of a Michigan jail.

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Season 04, Episode 06 St. Clair County, Ill.

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Jul 19, 2013
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St. Clair County, Ill. Jul 19, 2013 Ferocious killer Hustle Man attacks an at-risk teen who refuses to comb another prison inmate's chest hair.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Douglas County, Ga.

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Jul 26, 2013
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Douglas County, Ga. Jul 26, 2013 Two defiant teenage sisters foolishly believe they can survive in jail; a car-stealing bully discovers jail is full of bigger, tougher individuals than himself.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Albuquerque, N.M.: Dance, Bieber, Dance

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Oct 4, 2013
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Albuquerque, N.M.: Dance, Bieber, Dance Oct 4, 2013 A stoner gets violent when inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque, N.M., sully his girlfriend's honor; a 14-year-old "chick magnet" draws unwanted comparisons to a teen idol.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Floyd County, Ga.: Snitches Get Stitches

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Oct 11, 2013
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Floyd County, Ga.: Snitches Get Stitches Oct 11, 2013 A once-violent, now submissive inmate hopes to make a difference in the lives of the new young offenders in his facility.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Oklahoma County, Okla.: Insane and Chaos

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Oct 18, 2013
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Oklahoma County, Okla.: Insane and Chaos Oct 18, 2013 A young Oklahoma offender tries to escape during a jail visit; preteen toughs are forced to display their loyalty to their respective rival gangs; a teen arsonist gets burned by his actions.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Queen Anne's County: Outside and Inside

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Oct 25, 2013
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Queen Anne's County: Outside and Inside Oct 25, 2013 A jail inmate tosses chairs at a young troublemaker; a 16-year-old boozer has a sobering experience at a funeral home; a surprise witness in the courtroom threatens a teen's freedom.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Fulton County, Ga.

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Nov 1, 2013
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Fulton County, Ga. Nov 1, 2013 Small crimes threaten the light bond between two brothers; the teens visit an "alternative lifestyle" ward.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Charlotte County, Fla.

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Nov 8, 2013
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Charlotte County, Fla. Nov 8, 2013 A teenage football star's drug use and violent ways threaten his dreams of a career in law enforcement; a police officer's son believes that he is above the law; a hulking teen troublemaker meets his match.

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Season 05, Episode 07 St. Clair, Ill.

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Nov 15, 2013
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St. Clair, Ill. Nov 15, 2013 Young brothers are separated soon after entering the St. Clair County Jail in Illinois; a stoner learns the pursuit of weed could land him among hardened criminals; a tough teen meets a meaner gang member behind bars.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 Western Tidewater, VA: Family Ties

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Mar 8, 2014
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Western Tidewater, VA: Family Ties Mar 8, 2014 In Virginia, chaos takes over and officers spring into action when aggressive sisters Quaja and Quona and their cousin Tay-Tay are told they will be staying in jail overnight.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Douglas County, GA: A Family's Loss

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Mar 15, 2014
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Douglas County, GA: A Family's Loss Mar 15, 2014 Following the jail tour, the streets sadly takes the life of of a teen trying to head down a better path.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Chester County, SC: Roundtree Circle

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Mar 15, 2014
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Chester County, SC: Roundtree Circle Mar 15, 2014 A 15-year-old's world shatters when he sees his tough older brother wearing prison garb; a stoner takes a second tour of jail; deputies put the pressure on a baby-faced bully and a 19-year-old thief.

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Season 06, Episode 04 St. Clair County, IL: Precious Time

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Mar 28, 2014
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St. Clair County, IL: Precious Time Mar 28, 2014 A 19-year-old high-school sophomore breaks into home and hustles on the street; two teenage drug users join the residents of the St. Clair County Jail in Illinois.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Portsmouth County, VA: Without My Daddy

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Apr 4, 2014
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Portsmouth County, VA: Without My Daddy Apr 4, 2014 A 14-year-old girl and her younger half-sister act out violently in the slammer; two teenage brothers make different choices during their stint in a Virginia jail.

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Season 06, Episode 06 Oklahoma City, OK: Teen Father?

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Apr 11, 2014
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Oklahoma City, OK: Teen Father? Apr 11, 2014 Two brothers and a sister on a rampage of crime and violence are separated after being admitted to an Oklahoma jail.

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Season 06, Episode 07 Dougherty County, GA: Song for Sandals

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Apr 18, 2014
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Dougherty County, GA: Song for Sandals Apr 18, 2014 A 12-year-old genius learns he isn't as smart as he imagines after he enters Georgia's Dougherty County Jail.

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Season 7

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Season 07, Episode 01 St. Clair County, IL: Bunk and Junk

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Jun 27, 2014
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St. Clair County, IL: Bunk and Junk Jun 27, 2014 A stint in jail tests the loyalty of two close-knit sisters; a teenage thief follows in the footsteps of his younger brother.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Chester County, SC: Girls

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Jul 4, 2014
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Chester County, SC: Girls Jul 4, 2014 A larcenous teen uses a Taser on her enemies; cameras capture a young brawler's humiliating defeat; a loudmouth threatens to kill her teacher; a spoiled brat shoplifts and plays hooky.

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Season 07, Episode 03 San Bernardino, CA: Hold on Turbo

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Jul 11, 2014
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San Bernardino, CA: Hold on Turbo Jul 11, 2014 A 14-year-old from San Bernardino, Calif., who hangs out with hang members spends a memorable day behind bars.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Hampton Roads, VA: Jailhouse Rap

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Jul 18, 2014
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Hampton Roads, VA: Jailhouse Rap Jul 18, 2014 A violent 15-year-old fighter gets socked by reality after an unexpected jailhouse encounter with a relative.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Douglas County, GA: Judgement Day

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Jul 25, 2014
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Douglas County, GA: Judgement Day Jul 25, 2014 A combative Georgia teenager lies to a judge and is ordered to spend some time in the Douglas County Jail.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Fulton County, GA: Blood Orange

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Aug 1, 2014
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Fulton County, GA: Blood Orange Aug 1, 2014 A 13-year-old arsonist schemes to assault members of a rival gang, but his criminal plans change after he squeals on a larcenous convict.

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Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 Oklahoma City, Okla: Tears of a Clown

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Dec 5, 2014
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Oklahoma City, Okla: Tears of a Clown Dec 5, 2014 Violent sisters from Oklahoma City visit a prison in the Season 8 premiere.

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Season 08, Episode 02 Western Tidewater, VA: Mother and Child Reunion

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Dec 12, 2014
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Western Tidewater, VA: Mother and Child Reunion Dec 12, 2014 A 14-year-old girl visits a prison in Virginia, where her mother is incarcerated.

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Season 08, Episode 03 Chester, SC: The Harder They Fall

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Dec 12, 2014
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Chester, SC: The Harder They Fall Dec 12, 2014 An abusive 16-year-old rapper visits a prison in South Carolina.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Fulton, GA: Facing Foxxxxy

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Dec 19, 2014
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Fulton, GA: Facing Foxxxxy Dec 19, 2014 A violent 15-year-old boy visits a prison in Georgia.

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Season 08, Episode 05 Chester, S.C.: The Harder They Fall

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Dec 19, 2014
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Chester, S.C.: The Harder They Fall Dec 19, 2014 A 16-year-old South Carolina rapper challenges the power of prison deputies, who then team up to teach the disrespectful teen a new tune.

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Season 9

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Season 09, Episode 01 Fulton County, Ga.: Wasted Time

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Jun 26, 2015
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Fulton County, Ga.: Wasted Time Jun 26, 2015 A woman is forced to use pepper spray and a stun device on her aggressive 15-year-old son, who then gets an up-close look at life in Georgia's Fulton County Jail.

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Season 09, Episode 02 Floyd, GA: Dep. Lyle Lays Down the Law

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Jul 3, 2015
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Floyd, GA: Dep. Lyle Lays Down the Law Jul 3, 2015 An unpredictable deputy at the Floyd County Sheriff's Office in Georgia bullies, coaxes and comforts to help create new futures for a carjacker, a shoplifting party girl, a violent fighter and a granny-robbing thief.

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Season 09, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jul 10, 2015
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Episode 3 Jul 10, 2015 Portsmouth, Va.: Jail House Cookies

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Season 09, Episode 04 Chester, S.C.: Cornflake, Sandbag & Frozen

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Jul 17, 2015
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Chester, S.C.: Cornflake, Sandbag & Frozen Jul 17, 2015 Weapons are found on an 18-year-old student, who claims she had no idea she was carrying them and that they belong to a friend. In hopes of a clean slate, she attends a youth intervention program at the Chester County Jail in South Carolina.

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Season 09, Episode 05 Dougherty County, Ga.: Weekend Worriers

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Jul 24, 2015
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Dougherty County, Ga.: Weekend Worriers Jul 24, 2015 Two baby-faced brothers, ages 12 and 13, are brought to Dougherty County Jail in Georgia in hopes of curing them of their penchant to start fires, steal guns and assault their mother.

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Season 09, Episode 06 Douglas, Ga.: Concrete & Steel

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Jul 31, 2015
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Douglas, Ga.: Concrete & Steel Jul 31, 2015 A 16-year-old who has run away four times refuses to back down to inmates or deputies at the Douglas County Jail in Georgia, where she discovers an unlikely ally behind bars.

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Season 09, Episode 07 Richland County SC Final Jeopardy

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Aug 7, 2015
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Richland County SC Final Jeopardy Aug 7, 2015 A 14-year-old bully who was caught on camera violently attacking his mother gets a taste of his own medicine during a long overnight stay in South Carolina's Richland Jail.

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