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List of the best Taboo episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Taboo episodes of all time are. Fans of Taboo are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.
A list made up of episodes like "Signs of Identity" and "Extreme Kids." What is the best Taboo episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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SexualityDec 02 2002 - Cross the line of defined gender and plunge into the lives of people living in the gray area of sexuality.
FoodSep 30 2002 - Savor the forbidden taste off taboo meals from around the globe, some hilarious others deadly serious. Find out why eating habits--like language--are a key definer of culture.
Extreme ChildhoodJul 21 2004 - An 8-year-old trains as a boxer in Thailand; a 4-year-old becomes a virgin goddess in Nepal; a 13-year-old plants dynamite in Bolivian mines.
Skin DeepAug 05 2007 - In Iceland's traditional Thorrablot celebration in February, a chef prepares rotting shark meat, goat's head and other hard to swallow dishes for their traditional buffet. And in India, an ...more
Initiation RitualsAug 05 2007 - Systems of justice in different cultures are examined. Included: tribal justice in the West African nation of Togo and revenge killings in Albania.
Gross GrubSep 13 2004 - A look at unusual eats around the world, including rotten fish heads; grilled guinea pig; and cheese with maggots.
Rites of ManhoodSep 20 2004 - Tests of manhood, including a scarification ritual, are examined.
WitchcraftOct 28 2002 - Take a secret look at our darkest ritual - black magic. Explore the nature of power itself, and how it both elevates and corrupts our species.
Rites of PassageDec 30 2003 - Explore how different cultures mark milestones along the path of life.
Evil Spirits Season 1 Episode 6: How do we confront evil? Explore how cultures around the world fight back - some in ways that shocked outsiders might call taboo.
Beyond the GraveFeb 17 2010 - In an effort to cope with death, we shroud it in ritual and surround it with taboos. And what one culture sees as a normal way to deal with the dead, for another might be forbidden. In Nepal, a ...more
DrugsNov 11 2002 - Take a trip from traditional acceptance to modern rejection, exploring how drugs are used in ancient cultures and why they are prohibited in modern ones.
Body PerfectNov 10 2003 - On the island off the coast of Indonesian Sumatra, the wife of the Mentawi tribe chieften, undergoes a teeth filing ritual to beautify herself. Her teeth are sharpen with a machete. In Los ...more
JusticeOct 06 2003 - Taboo looks at rites of passage around the world including a boy's circumcision in South Africa, an Apache's girls ritual of womanhood, and American couple's journey into old age.
Spirit WorldJul 07 2004 - A look at the spirit world, and how it's represented in different cultures. Included: The Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia, where participants pierce themselves with steel skewers and ...more
Extreme EntertainersJan 19 2004 - Entertainment in different cultures. Included: the training of a Japanese geisha; cross-dressing cabaret performers of Thailand; American circus sideshow performers who pierce their bodies with ...more
DelicaciesOct 13 2003 - In Iceland's traditional Thorrablot celebration in February, a chef prepares rotting shark meat, goat's head and other hard to swallow dishes for their traditional buffet. And in India, an ...more
Freaky Remedies Season 3 Episode 3: In cultures around the world, many still look to monks, mystics, and magic potions for cures.
Living With the Dead Season 3 Episode 4: Meet Eric from Jacksonville, Fla. Whose online business sells true crime collectibles murderabilia.
Odd Couples Season 3 Episode 5: Meet couples in marital bliss whose relationships may seem quite odd for many others.
Extreme Fighting Season 3 Episode 2: Witness the extreme fighting practiced by different cultures around the world.