The BEST Episodes of Broken (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2020

Network: Netflix

This investigative docuseries shows how negligence and deceit in the production and marketing of popular consumer items can result in dire outcomes.

Recycling Sham

#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.

star 7.72
46 votes
Big Vape

#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.

star 7.21
62 votes
Makeup Mayhem

#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.

star 6.97
61 votes
Deadly Dressers

#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.

star 6.02
46 votes