The BEST episodes of Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man

Every episode of Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man!

Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock is the inside man on this hourlong weekend series, which CNN says provides ``an intimate look into diverse sectors of American life and offers a deep-dive into pressing issues facing the U.S.'' Episodes include stories about migrant farm workers, the elder care industry, union workers, gun owners, education, bankruptcy, medical marijuana and drought conditions.

Last Updated: 2/3/2023Network:CNN
3 votes

#1 - Education

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/21/2013

Morgan Spurlock learned about immersive approach that teachers at Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School in Brooklyn New York.

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College Athletes
6 votes

#2 - College Athletes

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/8/2014

Spurlock imbeds in some of the top college sports programs in the U.S. to see first hand what it takes to be a top-level college athlete, what kind of education these kids are actually getting, and what life is like under the watchful eye of the NCAA. Schools are making millions off the backs of these kids – should the athletes themselves be able to share in the profits?

11 votes

#3 - Marijuana

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/23/2013

While working at a marijuana dispensary, Morgan Spurlock was shocked to learn that cannabis is available in forms such as gummies, lotions, gum, lozenges, and -- of course! -- brownies, among a vast variety of others.

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Income Inequality
8 votes

#4 - Income Inequality

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/1/2014

Spurlock travels to New Orleans, Louisiana to see how achievable the American Dream really is in one of the most economically unequal places in the United States. From working at a food pantry to racing Ferraris with the city's elite, he'll explore what wealth looks like, what's changed, and where we're headed.

Cyber Spying/Big Data
11 votes

#5 - Cyber Spying/Big Data

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/4/2014

How easy is it to track someone online? How much info does the government have on each of us? And how much info do corporations keep on us – tracking where we live, what we buy, and for whom we buy it? To uncover the scary truth about big data collecting, Spurlock journeys out to find out just how much information is kept on him.

Morgan Makes Cents Out of Bitcoin
11 votes

#6 - Morgan Makes Cents Out of Bitcoin

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/19/2015

Morgan lives off of nothing but the e-currency Bitcoin for a week to figure out whether the world is ready for a new kind of money. With all of the misinformation and misunderstanding surrounding bitcoin, Spurlock is determined to understand the pros and cons of the peer-to-peer digital currency and what its effect might be on the global economy.

8 votes

#7 - Celebrity

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/13/2014

Morgan explores America's obsession with celebrities; from high-speed chases to hunting down the great photo.

Pets in America
8 votes

#8 - Pets in America

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2014

From toy dogs in fancy purses to puppy mills to shelter animals, Spurlock takes a humorous and poignant look at America’s cultural obsession with pets. To explore how less fortunate “would-be” pets live, Spurlock gets down and dirty as an animal shelter worker for the Animal Rescue League of Berks County (Reading, PA.), where each day can mean adoption or euthanasia.

Seek and Disrupt!
8 votes

#9 - Seek and Disrupt!

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/12/2016

Inspired by companies like Google, AirBnB, and Spotify, Spurlock attempts to fill a void in the marketplace and re-write the rules by becoming the next disruptor. An eye-opening trip to Silicon Valley provides industry advice from tech giants, and examines why companies like Uber often leave a trail of enemies in their wake and questions whether this golden era of tech will solve age-old problems.

10 votes

#10 - UFO’s

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/18/2014

With an open mind, Spurlock steeps himself in the history, theories, and photographic ‘evidence’ of UFO sightings, embedding himself at several MUFONs (Mutual UFO Network) and communing with watchers, conspiracy theorists and other interested parties to make his own determination as to whether or not we are truly alone in the universe.

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Club Med
13 votes

#11 - Club Med

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/29/2015

While those of us in the northeast brace for blizzard 2015, lucky Morgan Spurlock enjoys a fresh coconut on the beaches of Thailand as he goes inside the world of medical tourism.

7 votes

#12 - Morganbot

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/22/2015

How soon will robots become part of our daily lives? Morgan Spurlock delves into the world of artificial intelligence to find out.

One Giant Step for Morgan
17 votes

#13 - One Giant Step for Morgan

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/10/2016

Spurlock “virtually” experiences life as an astronaut and investigates the future of the space industry. The host’s journey takes him to government and private facilities including NASA’s Johnson Space Center (Houston), the X-Prize Foundation (Culver City, CA.) and Virgin Atlantic’s Mojave Air & Space Port (CA.) to see how the rules of the game are changing and what it means for the human race.

Game Changers
13 votes

#14 - Game Changers

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2016

Screaming fans, sold-out arenas, and teenage superstars, Spurlock joins the ranks of professional video gamers in one of the fastest-growing sectors of the “sports” world. Committed to understanding this shockingly intense industry, he joins reigning League of Legends North American Champions, from Counter Logic Gaming, as they train to compete for a big cash prize at the World Championship in Paris.

Double or Nothing
24 votes

#15 - Double or Nothing

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/3/2016

Spurlock enters the seductive world of professional gambling by spending a week in Las Vegas determined to beat the house. His exploration of this pastime, which often leads to serious addiction, takes him to casinos, bookies, the racetrack, Off Track Betting and just about any place that allows him to gamble.

The Book of Morgan
6 votes

#16 - The Book of Morgan

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/11/2014

Spurlock travels to Nashville, TN – the buckle of the Bible Belt – to become a guest preacher at an atheist church, a controversial and growing movement in the US. Along the way, he visits evangelical mega-churches, Baptist gospel churches, mosques, Mormon gatherings, and more to try and figure out exactly why people need religion in their lives, why it creates so much conflict in this world, and what his own message is for his Sunday sermon.

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4 votes

#17 - Zoos

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/5/2015

Morgan marches - well, scrubs, really - with the penguins, feeds the gorillas and experiences the world from a giraffe's eye view as he goes inside an American zoo.

8 votes

#18 - Futurism

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/20/2014

Spurlock enters the brave new world of extreme life extension, embarking on a life-prolonging regimen and trying everything from genome hacking, to creating an avatar and uploading his consciousness in preparation for the “Technological Singularity.” Spurlock’s quest to live forever includes visits with radical futurist Ray Kurzweil, Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and Cambrian Genomics in San Francisco.

United States of Trash
8 votes

#19 - United States of Trash

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/26/2015

Morgan learns what it means to throw something away by following his own trash; an inside look into the waste management industry, from the NYC Department of Sanitation to local trash in landfills.

Elder Care
5 votes

#20 - Elder Care

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/28/2013

Morgan Spurlock takes a personal look into the financial and emotional costs of elder care. Spurlock travels to Griffithsville, West Virginia for much more than just a visit back home.

6 votes

#21 - Immigration

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/14/2013

Morgan Spurlock researches illegal immigration issues from the inside when he tries his hand at a job as a migrant worker in Polk County Florida, a job that is rarely filled by American workers.

CSI: Spurlock
19 votes

#22 - CSI: Spurlock

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/24/2016

Separating fact from TV dramatizations, Spurlock embeds in a forensic science unit to understand first-hand how crime scene investigations are actually conducted. From the first responders, to the collection of evidence (at CSI Academy in Alachua, FL and ATF training facility in Huntsville, AL) and its analysis in the lab, he gets a crash course in Crime 101 from beginning to end.

9 votes

#23 - Guns

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/30/2013

Find out what happens when the right to bear arms comes under fire when Morgan Spurlock works at a gun shop and visits a firing range to get an Inside Man's take on gun ownership in America.

Morgan the Matchmaker
4 votes

#24 - Morgan the Matchmaker

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/12/2015

In a quest to discover how people find love in the 21st century, Spurlock tries his hand as a matchmaker and reports on the many online dating sites and apps at our disposal, including Three Day Rule, OK Cupid, and Grindr. But do these modern tools actually make it easier to find love?

Honey Bee-Ware
6 votes

#25 - Honey Bee-Ware

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/12/2015

Morgan becomes a commercial beekeeper to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the honey bees; what he uncovers is a web of international honey laundering schemes.

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