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Since Scientology’s inception, L. Ron Hubbard had an obsession with getting celebrities into the Church. Leah and Mike sit down with a former Scientology celebrity recruiter to learn about the Church’s efforts to recruit A-listers. Then Leah and Mike travel to NYC to meet with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis, the first celebrity to speak out against Scientology, for a very candid conversation about his own personal journey.
The episode was rated from 355 votes.
Filmed for the first time in front of a live studio audience, Leah Remini and Mike Rinder explore stories of how Church of Scientology policies have hindered members from reporting instances of abuse and sexual assault to the authorities. They will speak to a number of ex-Scientologists who share their stories of abuse at the hands of other Scientologists, and describe how these policies are aimed at preventing the alleged crimes from becoming public. The episode will also feature a panel of legal, psychological and law-enforcement experts, who provide insight into the impact Scientology’s practices have had on its former parishioners and advise how they can seek justice and effect change in the future.
The episode was rated from 83 votes.
Leah and Mike travel to Clearwater, Florida, spiritual headquarters for the Church of Scientology. Speaking with some of the city's most prominent Scientology critics, they explore how the controversial 1995 death of Scientologist Lisa McPherson marked a turning point in the Church's history.
The episode was rated from 112 votes.
Leah Remini and Mike Rinder explore the historical relationship between the Church of Scientology and its often vocal critics; guests describe their experiences investigating controversial stories about the Church, and how the Church responded.
The episode was rated from 194 votes.
Leah and Mike Rinder host a second Q&A session to answer the many questions posted on social media. They are joined by several special guests: Lawrence Wright, the author of “Going Clear;” Ray Jeffrey, one of few lawyers to take the Church on in court; and Steve Hassan, an author known for his studies in cult behavior and deprogramming.
The episode was rated from 491 votes.
Leah and Mike sit down with Leah's childhood friend Chantal Dodson and her mother, Ramina, who decides to leave Scientology after 42 years in the church; previous contributors reveal how their lives have been impacted by appearing on the show.The episode was rated from 247 votes.
Leah and Mike lead a round-table discussion on the life of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, whose word in the church is law and, if to be believed, will lead the parishioner to personal salvation and total freedom.The episode was rated from 229 votes.
Aaron Smith-Levin and his twin brother Collin were prodigies at Scientology's spiritual counseling practice known as auditing. But their paths diverged after Collin was dismissed from the program, leading to the painful tragedy Aaron shares with Leah.The episode was rated from 626 votes.
As a celebrity member of the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini attended various gala fundraisers for the Church, many of them organized and produced by the Church's production company Golden Era. Now the former Golden Era event producer, Marc Headley, pulls back the curtain to reveal the shocking truth of these events, and how his disillusionment lead to both his and his wife's departure from the Church.The episode was rated from 695 votes.
After Leah receives a letter from the Church accusing her of provoking hate crimes, she decides to meet with the young man who the Church says she incited. Mike asks Leah to sit down with journalists who have been unrelentingly hounded by the Church for their reporting. And Leah tries to find a new way to take action.The episode was rated from 632 votes.
Last updated: sep 28, 2021
Amazing show! What an eye opener into the church of Scientology this is. Honestly, I wouldn't even it call it a church. It's more of a brainwashing cult than anything.... and the amount of money they make members spend on merchandise is unbelievable!!
Finally a great, professional show that's shows partially how dangerous this cult is! It's not a church and never was. Luckily there are countries like Germany that don't recognize this club as a church and they have to pay taxes. Also they are under constant surveillance by the state authorities! (maybe the Germans DID learn something from their own history) I live in Switzerland - they tried to setup camp here 25 years ago, but today they are mostly gone! Also they never got the church status. I hope there will be a second season!
I've just finished watching the penultimate episode of season 2, and highly recommend this series to anyone considering Scientology, intrigued by the celebrities who promote Scientology or those caught in the the realization that they need to escape Scientology and need to know there is support for them when they have to leave everything behind to escape with their lives (check out the support Facebook groups for this show). Excellent series, well researched, riveting first hand testimonies, important work. And, I have to say, Leah Remini is one tenacious pit bull created for this purpose (the best of New York spit and fire). Good on her! I give this series an 8 (important) out of 10. [Documentary series]
This show was amazing and I feel like it needs a Season 4 as there is still so much that these two amazing people being Leah Remini and Mike Rinder, need to explore as I am interested to find out more about the international side of this. Anyway, this show is amazing as Going Clear started my fascination with Scientology but this show truly shows you every single arm of this cult, both hosts have been in different parts of this organisation makes the show even better as they are able to explain every aspect of the cult. Aftermath needs to be on Netflix or something more accessible in the UK as it was super difficult to track every episode down, but it was worth it as this show explains and exposes so much not only in this cult but also exposes some of the issues in other bona fide religions. Thank you for this show and I urge everyone to watch it as it really is an eye-opening, I really hope they do one day come back for the 4th season and I hope this show does help countries and governments learn how to deal with this organisation. Please ignore negative reviews on IMDB as after you watch this, you will understand the extent this organisation will go to stop people seeing the truth.
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