Watch The Big House
- 3 Seasons
The Big House is a television documentary which profiles some of the toughest prisons in the US. Paul Sorvino is the narrator of the show that takes you behind the walls of several different prisons around the world. This show will go into the lives of the inmates and staff as well as giving you a glimpse of the history of each prison. In one episode you will be taken to the Central Prison in Raleigh, North Carolina. This is where you will see all men and women that are sentenced to death. You will also find this is the starting point for male prisoners that have received sentences over 20 years. The Maze prison located near Belfast showcases several different incidents. These incidents range from human waste being smeared on the walls to IRA inmates refusing to wear uniforms. Each episode will bring you to a new prison. In each new prison you will find many different incidents being investigated and how each prison deals with the issues. You will watch and see the day to day operations of these prisons and how each prison handles what goes on behind the walls of the prison.