The BEST Episodes of Follow This
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2020
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#1 - Whose Embryos?
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
Azeen Ghorayshi takes a look at the complicated court cases and ethical quandaries surrounding in vitro fertilization and frozen embryos in the U.S.
#2 - Life Support
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
As the opioid crisis intensifies, Azeen Ghorayshi explores safe injection sites, heroin users' perspectives on them and Seattle's push to open one.
#3 - Rehab Tourism
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
Americans suffering from opioid addiction are seeking recovery across the border. John Stanton looks at two controversial treatment centers in Mexico.
#4 - Superbug Snipers
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 1, 2018
As superbugs increase and some antibiotics fail, Azeen Ghorayshi looks at phage therapy, an obscure treatment that can fight bacterial infections.
#5 - Intersex
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
Juliane Löffler speaks with the intersex community in Germany about their new legal recognition and a possible ban on gender surgeries for children.
#6 - Whores Day
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
John Stanton explores how legislation created to protect sex trafficking survivors has impacted the safety of another vulnerable group -- sex workers.
#7 - Men's Rights
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
Scaachi Koul takes a look at the toxic world of "men's rights activists" along with initiatives that support men without turning the blame on women
#8 - A Deadly Prank
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
Swatting, a type of prank that sends police on an armed raid, can turn fatal. Ahmed Ali Akbar talks to a serial swatter, a victim's family and others.
#9 - The Future of Fakes
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
Charlie Warzel reveals how increasingly sophisticated technological wizardry can blur reality and fiction -- and could fuel the misinformation crisis.
#10 - Teen Boss
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
The billion-dollar teen influencer industry is skyrocketing, but at what cost to the teen stars? Scaachi Koul talks to influencers, parents and more.
#11 - The Internet Whisperers
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
Many find ASMR videos -- online clips of offbeat sound effects -- both soothing and stimulating. Scaachi Koul examines this unconventional trend.
#12 - Black Survivalists
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 23, 2018
Bim Adewunmi reaches beyond the stereotypes of doomsday preppers to interview black survivalists who train people of color to prepare for disasters.
#13 - Tech Addict
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
When does too much technology become dangerous? Charlie Warzel visits a tech addiction rehab center and thinks critically on how we spend our time.
#14 - Scooter Wars
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 1, 2018
Are scooters a dangerous nuisance or environmentally friendly transportation? Or both? Charlie Warzel zips through the pros and cons of this debate.
#15 - Sexbots
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 1, 2018
To see how sex robots could impact women, Scaachi Koul looks into simulated companions and speaks with a sex-tech CEO, a customer, and therapists.
#16 - India's Utopia
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2018
Rega Jha explores Auroville, an eco-conscious, spiritual city in India, speaking with residents about how they created their own version of utopia.
#17 - Bollywood Beauty
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
Rega Jha reports on India's increasingly rigid beauty standards, the influence of Bollywood and the stigma associated with plastic surgery.
#18 - Amish Romance
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 27, 2018
Amish romance novels have become increasingly popular among Christian women, but how authentic are they? Bim Adewunmi investigates.
#19 - Cover-up Couture
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 1, 2018
Is dressing modestly oppressive or empowering? Bim Adewunmi speaks with designers and influencers about this rapidly growing fashion movement.
#20 - Gánster Rap
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 1, 2018
Members of MS-13 use hip-hop to incite fear, recruit and communicate. John Stanton interviews former and current street gang members to learn more.