10 Best Episodes of VICE - Season 6

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Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 26, 2023.

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VICE - S6E25

#15 - Death Inc./Bannon's World (Season 6 - Episode 25)

Gianna Toboni travels to Mexico to investigate the roots of a spiraling murder rate and meets the people who refuse to be silenced. Michael Moynihan visits Sweden, Italy and Belgium to follow former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and witness the rise of Europe's right-wing populist movement.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 72 votes.

VICE - S6E28

#14 - The War at Home/Putin's Crimea (Season 6 - Episode 28)


Gianna Toboni reports on domestic violence in the U.S. and meets women working to fix the shortcomings of a legal system that often fails to protect them. Isobel Yeung investigates how Crimeans are faring under Russian control, and how Ukrainians are clinging to the hope of reunification.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 64 votes.

VICE - S6E26

#13 - The Road to Asylum/Lab Rat Nation (Season 6 - Episode 26)

Krishna Andavolu reports from Central America and the southern U.S. border on the effects of Trump administration policies on thousands of asylum seekers. Vikram Gandhi interviews people who were paid by pharmaceutical companies to try drugs not yet approved by the FDA and report their side effects.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 61 votes.

VICE - S6E19

#12 - Trans in Texas/Nicaragua Deja Vu (Season 6 - Episode 19)


Gianna Toboni returns to Texas to see how the transgender community is fighting to win acceptance and protection. Vikram Gandhi travels to Nicaragua to meet the new revolutionaries seeking to oust President Daniel Ortega and find out what the future may hold.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 57 votes.


#11 - The Parkland Effect (Season 6 - Episode 4)

Gianna Toboni sees firsthand how some teachers are taking up arms to be the “good guy with a gun that stops a bad guy with a gun” and explores the deep divisions in America that make it seem nearly impossible to stop these mass shootings.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 79 votes.


#10 - No Choice But to Choose/Rebel Republic (Season 6 - Episode 9)


Gianna Toboni goes to Michigan to see school choice in action and understand what the future of public education might look like. Ben Anderson reports on the crisis in the Central African Republic, where the government barely controls the capital city, and 75% of the country is in the hands of at least 14 armed groups.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 68 votes.

VICE - S6E12

#9 - The Big Fix/Silicon Valley of India (Season 6 - Episode 12)

The state of America’s infrastructure; and India’s tech talents, who once emigrated to the U.S. for job opportunities but are now putting their entrepreneurial spirit and engineering skills to use at home.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 75 votes.

VICE - S6E13

#8 - A Kurdish State/Out of Space (Season 6 - Episode 13)


In Iraqi Kurdistan, Vice's Ben Anderson met those involved in the fight from the frontline to the Kurd's former guerrilla president to ask why the group recently voted for independence and what hopes they have for achieving a state of their own. Nuclear physicist Taylor Wilson joined the Air Force Space Command to see how a growing military and commercial space presence threatens the ubiquitous satellites, which are essential to humanity's digital way of life.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 73 votes.


#7 - Printing Tomorrow/Are We Alone? (Season 6 - Episode 8)

Krishna Andavolu delves into the cutting-edge world of 3D-printing, meeting the scientists and entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of manufacturing, material science, and even space exploration. Scientists are closer than ever to finding life beyond Earth so VICE sent Nuclear physicist Taylor Wilson to explore one of our civilization's most haunting questions: Are we alone?

The episode was rated 7.83 from 95 votes.


#6 - Battle for Jerusalem/A Face In The Crowd (Season 6 - Episode 2)


A look at the aftermath of President Trump's announcement to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and a report from China on advances in facial recognition technology.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 96 votes.

VICE - S6E21

#5 - Engineering Earth (Season 6 - Episode 21)

As greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise at unprecedented levels, scientists work to develop a backup plan to use technology to "geoengineer" the Earth's atmosphere and reduce the effects of climate change.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 71 votes.


#4 - Russian Democracy/Global Gag Rule (Season 6 - Episode 7)


Ben Ferguson speaks with Russian voters and politicians to understand how democracy works in their country. Gianna Tobini examines how President Trump's Global Gag Rule impacts women's health in Uganda.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 89 votes.

VICE - S6E27

#3 - A Living Hell in Yemen/MDMA for PTSD (Season 6 - Episode 27)

Ben Anderson returns to Yemen to witness the devastating effects of four years of war and indiscriminate bombing of civilians. Anderson investigates trials using MDMA-assisted therapy for veterans and first responders suffering from PTSD.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 57 votes.

VICE - S6E30

#2 - Back in the DPRK/California Burning (Season 6 - Episode 30)


Revisiting the Korean peninsula in the wake of the new detente; the state of California's future in the wake of increasingly deadly fires.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 75 votes.


#1 - Raised in the System (Season 6 - Episode 1)

Emmy-nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams embarks on a personal journey to expose the root of the American mass incarceration crisis: the juvenile justice system.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 116 votes.

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