The BEST Episodes of Broken (2019)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2021
This investigative docuseries shows how negligence and deceit in the production and marketing of popular consumer items can result in dire outcomes.
#1 - Recycling Sham
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 27, 2019
Corporations market single-use plastic products as recyclable. In fact, much plastic recycling ends up as landfill -- or on beaches in Southeast Asia.
#2 - Big Vape
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 27, 2019
Initially designed for adult use, vaping has addicted teens to nicotine, thanks to hipster ads by startups like Juul. Now Big Tobacco's cashing in.
#3 - Makeup Mayhem
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 27, 2019
Influencer hype and scarcity marketing create conditions where counterfeit makeup thrives, tainted with bacteria, lead, arsenic -- and worse.
#4 - Deadly Dressers
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 27, 2019
Disposable-furniture makers like Ikea use eco-friendly images to hide their true costs: fatally flimsy construction, environmental ruin and more.