Morgan Spurlock’s Inside Man returns for season three on January 22nd.
Via the press release…
MorganBot (Jan 22) – In the season three premiere, Morgan attempts to harness the power of robots and artificial intelligence in order to stay in control of his busy life. Spurlock travels from Japan to California to explore the possibilities of a fascinating and potentially frightening world in which robots make autonomous decisions, allow people to be in two places at once, and serve as virtual helpers in a work environment.
Club Med (Jan 29) America’s exploding medical care costs, system complexities, and inefficiencies lead Spurlock to an investigation of the burgeoning business of overseas travel for medical treatment. He takes his shoulder injury from a New York City doctor to Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand looking for a better alternative.
Morgan See, Morgan Do (Feb 5) – Spurlock explores our nation’s zoos from both sides of the glass, to get an insiders perspective on the future of these attractions. He joins the staff at the Detroit Zoo, examines the educational benefits provided to the visitors, takes part in the compassionate care of the animals, but also looks at the long-term effects of keeping them in these restrictive environments.
Morgan the Matchmaker (Feb 12) – In a quest to discover how people find love in the 21st century, Spurlock tries his hand as a matchmaker and reports on the many online dating sites and apps at our disposal, including Three Day Rule, OK Cupid, and Grindr. But do these modern tools actually make it easier to find love?
Morgan Makes ‘Cents’ Out of Bitcoin (Feb 19) – Morgan lives off of nothing but the e-currency Bitcoin for a week to figure out whether the world is ready for a new kind of money. With all of the misinformation and misunderstanding surrounding bitcoin, Spurlock is determined to understand the pros and cons of the peer-to-peer digital currency and what its effect might be on the global economy.
United States of Trash (Feb. 26) – Morgan follows his own trash to see what throwing something ‘away’ really means. Spurlock gives viewers an inside look into the waste management industry, from the ins-and-outs of garbage collection with the New York City Department of Sanitation, the trek from local trash to landfills, and the trip taken by his own e-waste.
Honey, Bee-ware (Mar 5) – Spurlock gets to the heart of the mysterious disappearance of the honey bees by becoming a commercial beekeeper in order to explore the causes and devastating effects on our entire food system. Morgan also uncovers a web of international honey laundering schemes that have him questioning if we really know where our honey comes from?
Ranger Spurlock (Mar 12) – Spurlock gets back to nature as a volunteer park ranger in Alaska, and is joined by his young son Laken in an immersive look at the viability of America’s national parks in the 21st Century in the face of a changing world.