The City Addicted to Crystal Meth
|The City Addicted to Crystal Meth|
|Written by||Louis Theroux|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original release||9 August 2009|
|Preceded by||A Place for Paedophiles|
|Followed by||America's Medicated Kids|
The City Addicted to Crystal Meth is a British documentary by Louis Theroux. It was televised on 9 August 2009. Theroux filmed his documentary in Fresno, California which has one of the highest number of crystal meth users in the United States.
The documentary had mixed reviews. The Times said "Theroux risks becoming the Alan Whicker de nos jours, a tourist with a typewriter, peering into these other lives but rarely getting dirty himself."
- Wollaston, Sam (10 August 2009). "Louis Theroux – The City Addicted to Crystal Meth – Grizzly Bear Face-Off: Austin Stevens' Adventures". Guardian (London). Retrieved 21 September 2010.
- "This quality drama is best on the box". Lancaster and Morecambe Citizendate=. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
- Sutcliffe, Tom (10 August 2009). "The Weekend's Television: Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth, Sun, BBC2 Revelations: Talking to The Dead, Sun, Channel 4 Rock'n'Roll Hotel, Fri, BBC1". The Independent (London). Retrieved 4 October 2010.
- "Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth; Jam & Jerusalem". The Times. Retrieved 4 October 2010.