25 most captivating docuseries on Netflix

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez - Credit: Netflix
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Broken is Netflix documentary series that looks at some industries consumers may very well not realize have a very dark side they may not want you to know. It’s fascinating how the world works sometimes, and many people would be surprised at things they think are harmless can actually be deadly in more ways than one. It could just be negligence, or some would believe it’s all sinister plots reveling around greed and power. Whatever the case may be, this compelling docuseries looks at the harsh effects of several thriving industries that may be doing more damage than good, and people may very well be not getting their money’s worth.

It’s never fun to get manipulated into paying for counterfeit goods or services, and Broken showcases that very scenario. Each iteration of the Netflix original series looks into a different industry with interviews from manufacturers, distributors, and others involved in the operations. But it also highlights several criminal cases that these individuals are involved in. Topics covered include the counterfeit makeup hustle, the teen-vaping epidemic, fraudulent single-use recycling practices, and even the existence of a growing corner over, of all things, deadly disposable furniture. The world is, without a doubt, a broken place if dressers are a threat to public safety.