The Confession Tapes

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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age 16+

Crime investigation docu has cursing, violent themes.

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age 14+

Extremely important series.

This series i see is extremely important, as it exposes that you can't really trust anyone, and what bragging on things you did not do can get you. In the first 2 episodes we see these two troubled 19 year old boys who are suspected of killing the other boys family, now that's really though accusation, the boys act a little strange yes, but so does the police - They use "Mr big" method, in which they falsely act as mobsters who give the boys image of "hardcore killer/criminal" and then pressure the boys to tell them about "how did you kill those people, c'mon i know you did it, dont F**k with me just tell me" then of course the boys come up with (probably false) stories of how they did do it. I mean c'mon, you wouldn't believe how many false stories of other guys bragging about stuff that they probably did not do at all i have heard all my life, even without trying to pressure them. It is very important to expose that the police can use anything you say against you, even if its not true and they have manipulated you to say it themselves - I think it is wrong, i think conviction should be solely based in sole evidence and trustworthy witnesses, only confessions that can be taken seriously are those made in the court itself. Seriously, guys will (maybe even girls will?) come up with morbid tales just to impress people, i know it sounds silly, but it shouldn't land anybody in jail. Mr big is morally depraved and extremely corrupt method in my opinion. ( I don't know if it is allowed in my country Finland, but something like it probably is )

TV Details

  • Premiere date: September 8, 2017
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 26, 2022

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