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Louis Theroux: Behind Bars

Louis Theroux travels to California to spend two weeks in the notorious San Quentin State Prison. Built in 1852, San Quentin is dangerously overcrowded. Louis discovers the prisoners' inner culture, intrigued by its rules and language. He meets David Silva, who is serving 521 years and 11 life sentences and is locked down for 23 hours a day, and Deborah and Rob, a transgender couple who live together inside.

Category
Documentary / Crime / Special / Travel
Original air date
2009-02-09
Cast and crew
  • Stuart CabbDirector
  • Louis TherouxHost