That several self-proclaimed survivalists were also hippies and environmentalists is a recurring theme.Louis attempts to become a presenter on Florida's Home Shopping Network TV channel and meets Anthony Sullivan.He reveals the problems a lot of porn actors face, be it not getting a job in straight porn and therefore having to do gay porn, or not getting an erection when it is needed.In Idaho, Louis meets military enthusiasts and right-wing patriots who are preparing for a global catastrophe, including trips to survivalists' store Safetrek and a mountain refuge for conspiracy theorists called Almost Heaven.He moves on to meet Mike, who is a follower of Swami Ganapathi Sachchidananda, and Amma who claims spiritual powers through hugging people.He joins Amma on a pilgrimage with 400 believers on their three-month tour of India.
While here, Theroux gets a part in a female muscle film being made at the farm.
This episode follows several people who believe in UFOs.
One of these is a man called Thor Templar, the self-titled "Lord Commander of the Earth Protectorate". This episode offers a look at very different sides of the porn industry, as Louis interviews both male and female porn stars.
Louis travels to India to witness Westerners seeking enlightenment.
In Goa he meets 57-year-old American astrologer (and former psychology professor) "Deepak" who studies meditation.