You Can't Ask That

2020
5.0
13 reviews
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Season 6 episodes (8)

1 Cheaters
4/28/21
Season-only
70 percent of Australian marriages will experience an affair, according to Sexual Health Australia - but not all will be found out. This group bravely take a seat to face some harsh questions sent in from the public.
2 Ex-Football Players
5/5/21
Season-only
Ex-Footballers Willie Mason, Ian Roberts, Dean Widders and Dan Jackson join Todd Carney, Brock McLean and Jude Bolton to shed the media-trained responses and get real about the game they love - with all its complexities.
3 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
5/12/21
Season-only
According to SANE Australia, roughly 1 in 50 Australians have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. People with OCD want others to know it's so much more than washing hands or keeping a clean desk.
4 Amputees
5/19/21
Season-only
These eight amputees all have remarkable stories to share about perception and embracing a new version of themselves - the challenges they've faced and what they've gained through their limb loss.
5 Families Of Missing Persons
5/26/21
Season-only
There are over 2600 Australians listed as long-term missing persons, according to the National Missing Persons Coordination Network. Is it better for someone you love to be missing or dead? Their answers might surprise you.
6 Lesbians
6/2/21
Season-only
We meet nine empowered women who talk about what it's like to be a lesbian, the fascination and fetishisation of what they do in the bedroom, and what life is like when your world isn't centred around men.
7 Chinese Australians
6/9/21
Season-only
Despite over 200 years of migration history, many Chinese-Australians continue to feel othered, still having to prove that they belong. We meet 8 Chinese-Australians, all with very different stories.
8 Adult Virgins
6/16/21
Season-only
Opportunity, rural life, religion, asexuality - there are plenty of reasons for people to be virgins into their adult life. These Australians explore social milestones, pressures, hopes, dreams and the need for intimacy.

About this show

You Can't Ask That asks groups of misunderstood, judged or marginalised Australians the awkward, inappropriate or uncomfortable questions you've always wanted to know the answers to, but always been too afraid to ask.
5.0
13 reviews
Clinton Vollmerhausen
April 8, 2020
Best show on TV. A perfect example of the NEED for the ABC to be fully funded & protected from attacks by conservative governments.
Bondi Beulah
June 8, 2022
Entertaining and educational. Strong social values, real personal stories, charming and engaging guests. An ABC original.
Chris Johnstone
May 7, 2020
The experience of sharing my story on the show is one of the most powerful experiences l have encountered