Meltdown: Three Mile Island

Meltdown: Three Mile Island

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Docuseries retelling the story of the near catastrophe at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania through the lens of chief engineer and whistleblower, Richard Parks, as well as the community it impacted.

2022Rating: TV-14USA
Documentary

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

The Accident

In 1979, a plant malfunction causes confusion and a radiation... More leak. As fear spreads, so does suspicion that the authorities are concealing the truth.

EPISODE 1.2

Women and Children First

Panic strikes the community as a full-blown catastrophe looms. Locals... More mobilize to confront the authorities and protest the nuclear power industry.

EPISODE 1.3

The Whistleblower

During cleanup at the plant, insiders claim that cost-cutting measures... More and intimidation tactics create a danger far worse than the accident itself.

EPISODE 1.4

Fallout

Despite disturbing revelations of wrongdoing at Three Mile Island before... More and after the accident, the utility fights to bring the plant back online.

Meltdown: Three Mile Island | Reviews

This compelling nuclear disaster docuseries is also a character portrait of the moustachioed whistleblower who emerges as its hero: Rick Parks gets the bittersweet, rousing portrayal he deserves.

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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Decider

Decider

Instead of a rehash... Meltdown: Three Mile Island takes a familiar event... and fills in people’s gaps in information and debunks commonly held beliefs about the event.

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Stuff

Stuff

(A) sobering, slick and sure-footed series...

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Variety

Variety

A slow burn of well-controlled indignation...

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Meltdown: Three Mile Island | Release Details

Meltdown: Three Mile Island is available to stream in the United Kingdom now on Netflix.