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The Crime of the Century

The Crime of the Century

HBO 2021

A searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enable over-production, reckless distribution and abuse of synthetic opiates.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Crime of the Century

The Crime of the Century - S1E1

#1 - Part 1


Season 1 - Episode 1

A look at how Purdue Pharma worked with the FDA to get OxyContin approved for wider use, promoting the highly profitable pain medication's safety without sufficient evidence, and creating a campaign to redefine pain and how it's treated.

The episode was rated from 23 votes.

The Crime of the Century - S1E2

#2 - Part 2


Season 1 - Episode 2

A spotlight on the mass marketing of the synthetic opioid fentanyl examines the connections between drug manufacturers and government policy. Video of sales retreats and promotional material reveals a deep cynicism among company employees and a disregard for the widespread, nefarious corporate practices.

The episode was rated from 14 votes.

Last updated: feb 24, 2022



2 two-hour episodes with tons of information about how truly evil Big Pharma are, and how complicate they - and the U.S. gvmt - are in making regular people drug addicts. The 'fines' they pay are no more than a slap on the wrist and a pass to continue doing it over and over again (just like the banks BTW). In America, Canada and the UK it's called "lobbying" - the rest of the world calls it "bribery and corruption." Take the time to watch it... 9/10

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