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Have you ever watched a television program or movie, or just seen a situation unfold in front of you where you think "I would have been able to do that." Well, with the ABC News television show What Would You Do? there is now that chance. The television program is a real life program which brings the audience into the show. The premise of the show is two or three actors are placed into an open location, such as a restaurant, park or other center where other citizens are. All of these citizens do not know it is a television program or what is taking place. Hidden cameras are installed all around the facility so there are no actual cameramen. The two or three actors are placed right in the middle of the location and begin discussing a controversial topic. This might be a couple where the man completely belittles the individual, or when a table guest refuses to pay for the meal because of the waiters ethnicity. All of it is fake but it is designed to see what the average citizens around actually do.

Usually, all of these situations and scenarios are placed to make someone want to stand up and say something. To do something to stop it. The show What Would You Do? is designed to try to get someone to say something and see if anyone is able to stand up and do something about it. Most of us like to think we'd do something should something such as the events on What Would You Do? unfold, but it is rather interesting to see exactly who does and who just sits and stands around. At the conclusion of the segment the host of the show actually comes out and explains to the individuals who stepped in that it was nothing more than just a show. The host then goes in and asks why they stepped in or said what they said.

What Would You Do? is an interesting take on small issues that come up each and every day. You always wonder what might take place or what you might do in order to help someone out. Well, if this is the case than you never know when you might appear on such a television show, as What Would You Do? travels the country and films just about anywhere, so always be prepared to help out.

What Would You Do? is a News series that is currently running and has 17 seasons (208 episodes). The series first aired on February 26, 2008. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

What Would You Do? is available for streaming on the ABC News website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch What Would You Do? on demand at ABC Hulu, ABC online.

ABC News
17 Seasons, 208 Episodes
February 26, 2008
News
7.2/10
Cast: Yuval David, Diana Henry, Vince August, Jeremy S. Holm, Diana Henry
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What Would You Do? Full Episode Guide

  • A woman is bullied at the gym.

  • Scenarios involving racial bias.

  • Postpartum Depression.

  • A coach discourages a young baseball player from coming out as gay; a waitress is rude to a veteran with a traumatic brain injury; a customer in a clothing store starts rearranging items; a young man confronts his father about his gambling.

  • People react in Mississippi and New York to a man publicly displaying the Confederate flag; a coffee shop manager berates a cashier who offers free food to a homeless man; a man plots revenge against his ex; a mother becomes embarrassed by her son.

  • Reports on the decision-making process, featuring the use of hidden cameras to explore how people react to difficult situations in which there is no clear right-or-wrong choice.

  • No one shows up for a boy's party.

  • Cashier shames elderly man for paying with coins; How will people react when they see an impatient cashier, a man telling his date to split the check, a family holding an opioid intervention and a teen who seems to be taking insensitive selfies.

  • The season premiere of "What Would You Do?" with anchor John QuiƱones features celebrity guest Nyle DiMarco, "Dancing with the Stars" and "America's Next Top Model" winner, on deaf discrimination and a scenario filmed in El Paso, Texas, near the Mexico-United States border, in light of the current crisis at the border.

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Season 10 Episode 2 Trailer | What Would You Do? | WWYD HD Preview (00:31)