Premise: Rituals and customs accepted in one culture may be thought of as downright bizarre in another. ``Taboo'' delves into that dichotomy, taking viewers across cultural borders to explore traditional beliefs and deliberate lifestyle choices, ranging from body modification and gender decisions to nudity and spiritual quests that test the limits of the human body.
S09, E13 (First Aired: Aug. 26, 2012)
``Baba'' Dez Nichols claims he's had sex with nearly 2,000 women; love of balloons; 40-year-old virgin.
S05, E15 (First Aired: Dec. 1, 2008)
Animal sacrifice in Nepal; the traditional whale-slaughtering tradition, Grind, in Denmark; cockfighting in Bali.