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The Best Episodes of World's Strictest Parents

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There are so many shocking episodes of World's Strictest Parents, that reveal how rules and discipline can change the behavior of troubled teens, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Texas" the best, or is "Kenya" your favorite episode of World's Strictest Parents? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of World's Strictest Parents are, let's rank every World's Strictest Parents episode from best to worst.

World's Strictest Parents is an international reality show franchise that invites wild teens to stay with strict parents to try and influence their behavior. The show features families from all over the world. World's Strictest Parents premiered on BBC Three on September 1, 2008. The UK, U.S., Australia, Germany, and Scandinavia are among the places that adapted the show.

Vote up your favorite episodes of World's Strictest Parents, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be tough to put one World's Strictest Parents episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    Manning Family

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    When 17-year-old Audrey 16-year-old Brent arrive at the Wright family's home in Long Creek, Oregon their bags are immediately confiscated. The teens proceed to break the rules and receive punishments including moving hay.

    • Original Airing: Oct 31 2009
    • Season: World's Strictest Parents - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 12
    • Series: The World's Strictest Parents
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    The Vinton Family

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    Naomi and Ross must spend a week under the strict regime of the God-fearing Garnett family in Alabama. The teens immediately flout the rules and Ross is livid when dad Mark goes through his belongings. It's the summer holidays but the teens must work in a homeless shelter downtown, and as they never lift a finger at home working hard is a big shock. Though, it is illegal for teens to smoke in Alabama it doesn't stop Naomi asking one of the homeless men for a cigarette. She endures the wrath of Mark when she gets home, while Ross is in trouble for leaving the shelter without permission. But after spending another day at the shelter the teens reflect on their actions and Mark takes them out...
    • Original Airing: Apr 18 2009
    • Season: World's Strictest Parents - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: The World's Strictest Parents
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    The Hatcher Family

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    Sam North, 17, from Brighton, and 16-year-old Charlotte Hart from Essex go to Jamaica to live for a week under the Christian regime of the Roses. Mum Sharon is in charge, but Sam refuses to go to church and humiliates her. He's sent to bed early and Charlotte is homesick and in floods of tears. At school Charlotte writes a terrible piece of work but Sam decides to knuckle down. The school call Sharon in to discuss Charlotte. Humiliated again she's devastated. Sharon tries to get under angry Sam's skin and Charlotte's in tears again. At the weekend it's down to the family farm to toil the soil. The teens realise how little they do at home, and both their attitudes begin to change. Letters...
    • Original Airing: Apr 25 2009
    • Season: World's Strictest Parents - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Series: The World's Strictest Parents
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    The McCuin Family

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    Lizzie and Stefan must spend a week under the strict regime of the Adegas, a typical middle class, Christian family in Ghana. Relationships are forbidden and children must do household chores before school. At school Lizzie gets into trouble for falling behind and as the teens get closer, mum Vida is uncomfortable with their relationship. At the beach Lizzie reveals too much of her body for Vida's liking, but as the week progresses they begin to bond, while Stefan turns into a productive member of the household and, as the teens head home, thanks to the Adegas they're keen to change their ways....
    • Original Airing: May 02 2009
    • Season: World's Strictest Parents - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Series: The World's Strictest Parents
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