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Season 1  "Golden Era"  1x5

Aired a year ago - Dec 27, 2016

As a celebrity member of the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini attended various gala fundraisers for the Church, many of them organized and produced by the Church's production company Golden Era. Now the former Golden Era event producer, Marc Headley, pulls back the curtain to reveal the shocking truth of these events, and how his disillusionment lead to both his and his wife's departure from the Church.

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Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 1
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Get them out of this thing.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 3
You're dressed up.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 4
"And we've saved that country
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 5
and how those things are staged.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 6
I'm pretty sure I had no idea what I was doing when I was 15.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 7
When I first arrived at Golden Era productions,
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 8
For a good majority of the time, I was either
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 9
for the specific function
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 10
- across the entire - consumption table,
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 11
that could be talked about at the event.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 12
...even "hundreds." It... It... It... It... It...
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 13
You don't think you're watching fiction.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 14
which is, whoever controls
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 15
But when an Applied Scholastics team turned up,
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 16
to extract money, time, and your life.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 17
have spread into further, uh...
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 18
- I went to several organizations... - Mm-hmm.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 19
whatever we thought they were and how we made...
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 20
as the ultimate objective
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 21
These people in the Shrine Auditorium clapping
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 22
be in our lobby of the hotel?
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 23
I didn't even notice them until just now.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 24
What are you taking my picture for?
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 25
was driving that man
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 26
to have friends and ride my bike and... like that.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 27
I escaped in January 2005.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 28
you need to leave it open, and it needs to be read first."
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 29
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 30
"Oh, Joe's not here. He... He escaped."
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 31
Like, there was a friend of mine.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 32
I was 17. Marc was 19.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 33
you were expected to have an abortion.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 34
And meanwhile, inside, I'm dying.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 35
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 36
And he was walking through an area
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 37
That guy was gonna hit me back."
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 38
She doesn't even come home at night.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 39
And she had ratted me out several times
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 40
- So there was no security? - In houses.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 41
When that happened, then I switched into,
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 42
saw that occur and called 911.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 43
They just ran me off the road.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 44
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 45
for me how to escape.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 46
- Right. - In the meantime...
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 47
And I get out. I am gonna go into the station.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 48
- Right, right. - "Oh, my God!"
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 49
Hysterical. Okay, so, you guys get through that.
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 50
My mother is also still a Scientologist,

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Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 2
Get them out of this thing.
#2
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 3
You're dressed up.
#3
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 4
"And we've saved that country
#4
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 5
and how those things are staged.
#5
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 6
I'm pretty sure I had no idea what I was doing when I was 15.
#6
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 7
When I first arrived at Golden Era productions,
#7
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 8
For a good majority of the time, I was either
#8
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 9
for the specific function
#9
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 10
- across the entire - consumption table,
#10
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 11
that could be talked about at the event.
#11
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 12
...even "hundreds." It... It... It... It... It...
#12
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 13
You don't think you're watching fiction.
#13
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 14
which is, whoever controls
#14
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 15
But when an Applied Scholastics team turned up,
#15
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 16
to extract money, time, and your life.
#16
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 17
have spread into further, uh...
#17
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 18
- I went to several organizations... - Mm-hmm.
#18
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 19
whatever we thought they were and how we made...
#19
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 20
as the ultimate objective
#20
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 21
These people in the Shrine Auditorium clapping
#21
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 22
be in our lobby of the hotel?
#22
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 23
I didn't even notice them until just now.
#23
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 24
What are you taking my picture for?
#24
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 25
was driving that man
#25
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 26
to have friends and ride my bike and... like that.
#26
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 27
I escaped in January 2005.
#27
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 28
you need to leave it open, and it needs to be read first."
#28
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 29 #29 Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 30
"Oh, Joe's not here. He... He escaped."
#30
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 31
Like, there was a friend of mine.
#31
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 32
I was 17. Marc was 19.
#32
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 33
you were expected to have an abortion.
#33
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 34
And meanwhile, inside, I'm dying.
#34
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 35 #35 Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 36
And he was walking through an area
#36
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 37
That guy was gonna hit me back."
#37
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 38
She doesn't even come home at night.
#38
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 39
And she had ratted me out several times
#39
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 40
- So there was no security? - In houses.
#40
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 41
When that happened, then I switched into,
#41
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 42
saw that occur and called 911.
#42
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 43
They just ran me off the road.
#43
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 44 #44 Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 45
for me how to escape.
#45
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 46
- Right. - In the meantime...
#46
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 47
And I get out. I am gonna go into the station.
#47
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 48
- Right, right. - "Oh, my God!"
#48
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 49
Hysterical. Okay, so, you guys get through that.
#49
Recap of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 50
My mother is also still a Scientologist,
#50