Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

10 Worst Episodes of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

Leah Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, explores individual accounts from ex-Church members and their families through meetings and interviews with Leah. Each episode features stories from former members whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices, even well after they left the organization.

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Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S3E1

#1 - Emotional Aftermath (Season 3 - Episode 1)

How does it feel to lose your entire belief system? How does it feel to come to believe everything you’ve been told—the foundation of who you are isn’t based in truth? How do you let go of the anger? The guilt? The grief? How do you begin to get over it and move on? In this very special episode we’ll see Leah, Mike and their closest family members, in ways we’ve never seen before as they share—for the first time—the emotional toll leaving Scientology has taken on them and their families and the challenge of unlearning the systems and practices that were engrained in them for decades.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 128 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S3E7

#2 - The Collection Agency (Season 3 - Episode 7)


Over the past two seasons, we've shown how Scientology is a "pay-as-you-go" organization, but what tactics does the church use to get the money? What about those who can't afford to pay? In this "Aftermath" special -- Leah and Mike sit down with former Scientologists who share the different ways they claim they were made to give the church money they couldn't afford. Their stories range from those who are thousands of dollars in debt, to those who were left financially and emotionally bankrupt. We'll also hear from a former member of the church whose job it was to solicit money from parishioners by what she describes as "any means necessary" -- leaving Mike and Leah to question: is this a church or is this a collection agency?

The episode was rated 7.70 from 103 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S1E1

#3 - Disconnection (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Actress and Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini begins her journey with a trip to Seattle to visit former Scientology executive Amy Scobee. After hearing Amy’s tragic story of being disconnected from her mother, Leah is determined to reveal the truth of what’s really going on in her former Church.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 1207 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S3E11

#4 - Church and State (Season 3 - Episode 11)


Leah and Mike speak with Jay Wexler, an expert in constitutional law, to discuss the remarkable story of Scientology’s journey to tax-exempt status. Mike and Leah also talk with Lt. Yulanda Williams, a police officer, about law enforcement's community engagement strategies.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 101 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S3E4

#5 - Unlikely Pairing (Season 3 - Episode 4)

In recent years the head of the Nation of Islam, Minister Louis Farrakhan, publicly embraced Dianetics and the teachings of L. Ron Hubbard and supported their use in NOI Mosques. This formed what many are describing as an unusual bond between The Nation of Islam and The Church of Scientology. In this "Aftermath" special--Leah and Mike have a candid conversation about this strange alliance as they sit down with two special guests--a former and current member of the Nation of Islam--who share their personal feelings about this collaboration. They reveal what they witnessed first-hand since the two controversial organizations came together and in an unexpected twist--Leah reveals the important part she played in introducing the Nation of Islam to the Church of Scientology.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 114 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S3E8

#6 - Gilman Springs Road (Season 3 - Episode 8)


In a remote corner of Riverside County, Calif., lies Scientology's International Base, a compound that houses the church's most dedicated members. In this episode, Leah Remini and Mike Rinder, a former occupant of International Base ("Gold Base"), speak with four other former high-ranking residents who reveal their shocking stories behind the locked gates.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 107 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S2E8

#7 - The Greatest Good (Season 2 - Episode 8)

In Scientology's elite Sea Organization, nothing is considered more important than clearing the planet. Leah and Mike sit down with Mimi Faust and Christi Gordon, whose mothers dedicated much of their lives to the Sea Org. Mimi and Christi share their harrowing stories of neglect and abandonment, having both paid the highest price for "the greatest good."

The episode was rated 7.76 from 291 votes.

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#8 - Propaganda Arms (Season 2 - Episode 12)


Leah and Mike lead a round-table discussion about the church's funding of groups that manufacture a positive perception in the public eye and forward a Scientology agenda.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 216 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S1E2

#9 - Fair Game (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Leah visits the spiritual headquarters of Scientology – Clearwater, Florida – to hear Mike Rinder's personal story. As the head of Scientology’s Office of Special Affairs, Mike Rinder was expected to discredit and destroy critics of the Church. But after leaving the Church, Rinder himself became fair game.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 899 votes.

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - S3E2

#10 - Star Witness (Season 3 - Episode 2)


The heavily guarded Scientology compound known as Gold Base in Riverside County, California, houses up to 1,000 members of the church's elite inner core; Valerie Haney tells how conditions at the base led her to contemplate suicide.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 135 votes.

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