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Published on 12 Aug 2014 | over 2 years ago

Shark Week used to be educational. Now it's filled with fake documentaries about "Megalodon" and "Submarine."

Note: at :39 - the number of lightning deaths should say 28, not .28

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Further reading:

"Collin Drake" on IMDB:
www.imdb.com/name/nm2378861/

"Lake Ontario 'shark' video prompts warning from Liberal minister" (Toronto Star)
www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2014/07/16/lake_ontario_shark_video_prompts_warning_from_liberal_minister.html

Interview with the producer of "Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives" (Forbes.com)
www.forbes.com/sites/dinagachman/2013/11/15/how-i-love-lucy-inspired-american-chopper/

"Did Discovery Channel fake the image in its giant shark documentary?" (The Guardian)
www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot/2014/feb/21/discovery-channel-giant-shark-documentary-george-monbiot

"'Shark of Darkness: Wrath of Submarine' is a fake documentary" (Southern Fried Science)
www.southernfriedscience.com/

"Shark Week is lying again about megalodon sharks" (Slate)
www.slate.com/blogs/wild_things/2014/08/15/shark_week_megalodon_films_discovery_channel_lies_about_extinct_monster.html

"How Shark Week screws scientists" (The Verge)
www.theverge.com/2014/8/13/5998745/how-shark-week-screws-scientists

"Megalodon: The Monster Shark's Dead" (National Geographic)
phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/13/megalodon-the-monster-sharks-dead/

"Fraud, Deception and Lies: How Discovery's Shark Week became the greatest show on Earth" (Discover)
blogs.discovermagazine.com/science-sushi/2014/07/18/fraud-deception-lies-discoverys-shark-week-became-greatest-show-earth/

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