Channel 4 documentaries

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#1

Did channel 4 use to show good documentaries? I’m pretty sure that they did but they don’t so much now, there’s one on there at the moment about all you can eat buffets.


#2

The Great Reality TV Swindle


#3

you mean like big brother?


#4

and the one where they duped people into thinking they were in space!


#5

Remember Shattered? Where people had to stay awake for week or something ridiculous?


#6

Still do those little unreported world things don’t they?


#7

I do not remember this at all, then again it could be because I was worked/working ridiculously that year.


#8

A lot of it is on YouTube, pretty sure it breaks some mental health and safety regulations.


#9

these came up in another dis thread a while back, but before that i had talked to people extensively about both of these shows and had never found anyone who remembered either of them, at one point i had to google them to make sure that i hadn’t just imagined them both.


#10

It was possibly me talking about the space one before because I know I have done so on here before. If I remember rightly, the first stage in the process was to select only the most gullible contestants. Jonny Vaughan (sp?) presented.


#11

yes! i think it was called space cadets? it was like a much less depressing/problematic version of those derren brown shows where he kept convincing members of the public that they’d murdered somebody.


#12

It might have been a derren brown program that did its own milgram experiment wtf?!?!?


#13

I remember they showed a documentary about the US Porn business called Hardcore many years ago

It was one of the most depressing/ disturbing things I have ever seem


#14

he did do that, yeah:

the other one i was thinking of was this, i think:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Derren_Brown_shows#Derren_Brown:Pushed_to_the_Edge.282016.29