7.4
104 votes
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

Netflix 2016

Paul Connolly goes behind the bars of some of the World's most notorious prisons (the first season ran on Channel 5 UK originally before Netflix has bought up the format).

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The 10 Best Episodes of Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S4E1

#1 - Paraguay: The Most Dangerous Prison on Earth

7.79

Season 4 - Episode 1

Raphael Rowe spends a week behind bars at Tacumbu prison in Paraguay, where inmates scrounge in the trash in order to pay their own way.

The episode was rated from 28 votes.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S3E4

#2 - Norway: The Perfect Prison?

7.67

Season 3 - Episode 4

Many prisons aim to punish and demean inmates. Norway's Halden Prison -- as Raphael Rowe is about to see for himself -- does things differently.

The episode was rated from 24 votes.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S4E4

#3 - Lesotho: Confronting Sexual Violence

7.50

Season 4 - Episode 4

An unnerved Rowe contends with aggressive cellmates at Maseru prison, where a high number of inmates are behind bars for rape.

The episode was rated from 20 votes.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S5E3

#4 - Greenland: Prison in the Ice

7.38

Season 5 - Episode 3

Greenland's Nuuk maximum security prison houses extremely dangerous prisoners, many of whom grew up alongside the guards now watching over them.

The episode was rated from 16 votes.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S4E3

#5 - Mauritius: The Extreme Punishment Prison

7.36

Season 4 - Episode 3

The tropical Island of Mauritius is home to Melrose maximum security prison, where even the smallest infraction is met with extreme punishment.

The episode was rated from 22 votes.

Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S3E3
#6 - Romania: Gypsy Prison
7.32
Season 3 - Episode 3

Raphael Rowe spends a week at a maximum security prison in Craiova, Romania, where the inmates include rapists, murderers and contract killers.

The episode was rated from 22 votes.
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S3E2
#7 - Colombia: Narco Prison
7.30
Season 3 - Episode 2

While spending a week inside BogotΓ‘'s fortress-like prison, Raphael Rowe must negotiate the oppressive atmosphere and deal with an ominous threat.

The episode was rated from 23 votes.
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S3E1
#8 - Costa Rica: Prison on a Knife-Edge
7.30
Season 3 - Episode 1

Though he's no stranger to life behind bars, Raphael Rowe concedes that Costa Rica's La Reforma Prison is certainly among the most intimidating.

The episode was rated from 20 votes.
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S5E1
#9 - South Africa: The Number Gangs Prison
7.26
Season 5 - Episode 1

At Brandvlei Correctional Centre in South Africa, nearly all the convicts belong to dangerous gangs known for lethal stabbings.

The episode was rated from 19 votes.
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons - S2E1
#10 - Brazil: The Gang Prison
7.21
Season 2 - Episode 1

Investigative journalist Raphael Rowe spends a few days -- both as a guard and a prisoner -- inside Brazil's gang-filled Porto Velho Penitentiary.

The episode was rated from 38 votes.

Last updated: apr 11, 2021

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Great TV show, stay out them creepy places unreal

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