Running from COPS - Headlong Season 3

1: The One-Celled Amoeba

36:18 | Apr 23rd, 2019

4 recommendations

How real is the longest running reality show in TV history? We begin our investigation of COPS.


paulio recommended:Jul 12th, 2020

Great look at how the war on drugs and reality TV helped skew public perceptions of crime and it's real impact in incarceration of people of colour

I thought this episode was:

😢 Moving
💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

kriscooke recommended:Apr 28th, 2019

Ever saw COPS on TV and wondered, "how is this allowed to be filmed?"

rmmiller364 recommended:Jun 9th, 2020

If you haven’t listened to this series, now would be the perfect moment. Cops, and now Live PD, are responsible for the narrative most Americans have about cops and people who supposedly commit crimes. These narratives are powerful in shaping people’s perception of the police. This podcast also had ...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💯 A must listen
👍 Well-produced
🕵️‍ Well-researched

isla recommended:Apr 18th, 2020

This whole series is a fascinating look not only into the focus series itself, but into the entire industry of crime "entertainment" as a whole and how it affects the lives of individuals and the communities in which these private companies operate - milking citizens for content.