Louis Theroux: Behind Bars

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Louis goes inside California’s San Quentin’s prison – one of America’s most notorious prisons – to meet serial murderers,
gang members, at risk inmates and guards.

Louis Theroux: Behind Bars, 8.9 out of 10 based on 48 ratings

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  • gert.

    3rd or 4th clip is wrong = jumps to another louis documentary about child molesters. and therefore viewers miss an interesting clip from this documentary.

  • Thomas Moore

    Its the 5th part that has been mixed up. It seems to be missing completely, since I coulnd´t find it elswehere. The 6th part on the other hand contains material of Sony and is not available on Youtube, too. At least in my country, which is Europe.
    Thats very sad, since this is a veery interesting documentary. Anyone feel free to fix it, please.

    • Scott

      In your “country” that is europe? Europe isnt a country fool.

    • Scott

      In your “country” that is europe? Europe isnt a country fool.

      • Nacholu28

        Considered he might speak another language? Since he’S from Europe and all.

  • Joe

    You can download all of his docs on http://www.isohunt.com

  • Adam

    at the 40 second mark Louis gets his lines mixed up “how could they be so brutal about something so trivial”

    • Jodi

      It wasn’t a mix up. He was talking about the inmates saying that 5 or 6 guys would jump you if you did something so small like offering some of your food to someone of a different race. The jumping being brutal and the offer being trivial.

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  • Dee see

    More cunningly conceived demoralization ops from ‘EUGENICS central control’
    —the elite state propaganda arm BBC.

    NOTE those subtexts —TOO many people/ people DIRTY/ religion STUPId and HOPELESS/
    human society DEPRESSING and DOOMED/ men REDICULOUS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    its strange, ive seen a lot of prison documentary’s, and prison shows like lock’d up, and hard time,…and almost every inmate they interview seem pretty likable!, im not sure if they intentionally research the inmates that seem less aggressive, but its something ive noticed a lot

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    its strange, ive seen a lot of prison documentary’s, and prison shows like lock’d up, and hard time,…and almost every inmate they interview seem pretty likable!, im not sure if they intentionally research the inmates that seem less aggressive, but its something ive noticed a lot

    • Carrot

      Well they probably don’t want to bring attention to them, and louis seems to be good with people, he’s always open minded.

      They won’t just punch him in the face right? :P

  • Anonymous

    ,just imagin beeing in such a prison is just scary,only one thing can  make you survive in there,fight!i would just become completly violent and tough,stabbing anybody for the reputation,obviously the system doesnt help you in there,so that really seems like the only option,becoming more and more ruthless ,really a sad vicious cycle.

  • Anonymous

    ,just imagin beeing in such a prison is just scary,only one thing can  make you survive in there,fight!i would just become completly violent and tough,stabbing anybody for the reputation,obviously the system doesnt help you in there,so that really seems like the only option,becoming more and more ruthless ,really a sad vicious cycle.

  • Angela Xu

    I like how they used the Dexter theme song lol.

  • Niyaansh

    i’ve been in a detention center as they call it here in Canada….we native american represent 50-60 percent of the inmates. however we are 2 percent of the population. and the racism and tension in there is unbelievable. it’s funny how the institution will develop that there is always a balance of whites and natives. i have been in many tense situations where everyone has been getting ready for battle. is it a conspiracy?  

  • Princess_Peach

    I’m developing such a crush on Louis Theroux as a result of this site! <3 

  • Christinechilpigian

    I think this documentary scares me mostly because I’m a 5’0′ tall 90 pound female who would be dead just walking into some place like this…

  • dave Tril

    what a great man. all of his docs are amazing. keep em coming sir.

  • guest

    great  doc 

  • kissing jesus with tounge

    ive no legs and my dad beats me for sex

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