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Caitlin Doughty – Ask A Mortician
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Mortician: Caitlin Doughty
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Law & Order: SVU
The Crown
The Crown, S1 E2 “Hyde Park Corner”
Weekend at Bernie’s
The Goonies - “IT’S A STIFF!”
Stand by Me

  • Bilinda Law-Morley
    Bilinda Law-Morley

    Caitlin I'm going to be very content if you keep giving me what I didn't know I wanted. You've done a sterling job so far! Best regards from the Land Down Under.

  • Paula Stiles
    Paula Stiles

    She's right about dead bodies not being "present" (well, of course she is, duh). I used to be an EMT and there's this...absence even in the recently dead. The eyes start to glaze over immediately after the heart stops and there's this sense, when you're doing CPR, of this sort of...hole in the chest. It's not a physical hole, but you can sense the absence. Also, bodies are weirdly, uh, ubiquitous. I compare them to piles of clothes because that's kinda how they appear until you notice them. You can literally trip over them.

  • Nessa D
    Nessa D


  • Bob

    I was impressed with Lindsay Crouse's 'body' in The Arrival (1996).

  • Caoimhin O'Beara
    Caoimhin O'Beara

    You've hardly aged a day lady!

  • Jenn Louw
    Jenn Louw

    Wow! I think I want to be a feed block!

  • Mary Eckel
    Mary Eckel

    I will never look at a high end granola bar in the same way again. Great stuff, Caitlin.

  • Floyd Vaughn
    Floyd Vaughn

    If cremated, I want to be made into phony crack and sold. Eaten by animals is good though.

  • Floyd Vaughn
    Floyd Vaughn

    Contenders. The Trouble With Harry. Return of The Living Dead. The punk rock one.

  • Backruborbust

    It’s strange to me that cremated remains would be appetizing to animals. Seems like the burning process would make it taste like a way over cooked piece of meat? Idk. Can’t believe she tasted it, like finger in Mom’s cake batter mix.

  • Azby

    I fucking loved this. I'm almost ashamed that I put it of$ due to fatigue or lack of the attentiion span I wanted at the time.

  • Pyro_reaper

    Can we get Caitlyn reacting to just Law and Order corpses?

  • emilydotbug

    Did u just fucking say that you've never seen "Goonies"!?!? Wtf is wrong with you!?!?

  • julie Wallis
    julie Wallis

    I want to be eaten by animals. I quite like the idea of a Leopard or lion eating me, but I can’t see zoos with feet or hands in the enclosure being really entertaining.

  • Fuzzy Butkus
    Fuzzy Butkus

    I’ve recovered a lot of cars under water with a heavy wrecker. Skin slip is something you have to see to really believe. Feedblocks end up as animal poopie. Pass.

  • Christine Michele
    Christine Michele

    This is fantastic. I always thought of a "sky burial". It sounds so lovely for my molecules to be spread by migratory birds.

  • snailbutch

    i feel like Laura Palmer is the most iconic tv corpse thoooo

  • Alfredo B Bear-Lacis
    Alfredo B Bear-Lacis

    Dear Betty Page, love your work.

  • Bobbie Kenna
    Bobbie Kenna


  • Scot Carr
    Scot Carr

    Couple things, Caitlin. First, how in the heck did you not even mention the hand-made "curated" corpses they used in "Six Feet Under"? They were boss! The second season on DVD even had a doc on how they were made. They tried to address the issues you have about "Hollywood dead people". Second, God bless Charles Shultz, but if he regularly used different hairstyles on the Peanuts Gang, yours on Lucy would ROCK! Seriously...😁 Oh, BTW, sorry about running long, but in regards to your body "going back to nature" (which, in any way possible, I do too...🙃), Aren't there any legal "sky burial" areas in Tribal/First Nation reserves? Or even maybe Zoastrian (sp?) "Towers Of Silence" in the US? Pretty much fits your preferences either way, I think.

  • Whimsical Clouds
    Whimsical Clouds

    The feed blocks are amazing, I hope that's available in the UK by the time I die 😂

  • The Cat Ate My Shoe
    The Cat Ate My Shoe

    To be totally honest, I don't care what is done with my body when I die. I'm done with it. But if I could help the natural world with it, then I'm all for it.

  • Jack Ryan
    Jack Ryan

    I want my remains spread over Disneyland. I also don’t want to be cremated...

  • Our travelingzoo
    Our travelingzoo

    I would love to be a feed block

  • Kevin Best
    Kevin Best

    I think the strangest thing about a corpse is the absence of the person. My stepfather died at home of cancer. While waiting for the doctor to arrive to pronounce I waited with my mother, sister and the McMillan nurse, the shell of what had been my stepfather laid on the bed but he wasn’t there.

  • onequartercanadian

    Please react to the corpses on Bones!!

  • MrShalvayez

    When I am ready, I am going to go swimming around the Great Barrier Reef, and then piss off a shark.

  • Phoebe Carlstrom
    Phoebe Carlstrom

    Humans are animals and you want to be eaten by animals. Mrs Lovett had answers for you

  • ToddinOuray

    Absolutely love your videos and channel :) Quick question on the 2nd mentioned that the eyes will glaze over and turn white. Why is that ? What causes it ? I had never heard of that before. Thank you and Best Wishes! I look forward to more updates and videos! :)

  • Stephanie Baker
    Stephanie Baker

    Wh.wh.whatttt!? Werw you being sarcastic when you say you didn't see the goonies!?

  • William

    Oh yeah, so interested in animals eating remains - has Caitlin talked about Sky Burials yet?

  • Richardson Smith
    Richardson Smith

    you girls look like a beautiful set of salt n pepper shakers, love your show.

  • Micheal Badtke
    Micheal Badtke

    What are your thoughts on those Mycelium/Mushroom caskets? The one made of that so the mushrooms of the casket can consume and breakdown the body?

  • Terra Dansby
    Terra Dansby

    Even as a kid watching weekend at Bernies, I knew something was amiss.... I'd already seen a couple of dead bodies & leave it to me to be intensively focusing on how unrealistic it was🤣🤣🤣 you are my twin soul & I very thoroughly love this video ❤

  • A Nava
    A Nava

    very interesting about the animal feed 🤔

  • lyth dumler
    lyth dumler

    Insects and worms are animals. I’m fine with a natural burial and feeding the worms. 🐛

  • david martindale
    david martindale

    Eaten by animals like a body farm

  • david martindale
    david martindale

    Adore her

  • Sara Wolstenholme
    Sara Wolstenholme

    You've never seen the goonies??? What??? Also, what do you mean by eaten by animals? Like have your body taken to the zoo and thrown in with the lions, or like some kind of body farm in woodlands that has loads of animals? I'd never think about the legality of that. 😅 Oh, and for the animal feed blocks, if the person was embalmed and then cremated would it still be safe for animals?

  • Francis Johnson
    Francis Johnson

    The food block is a wonderful idea. If I was going too be cremated I would love too do this . I have always wanted to be taken out in the woods on my farm and let the animals eat me . Unfortunately, it's illegal here .

  • April Adams
    April Adams

    I have not researched this at all but when my cat developed kidney stones at only 2 years old I was told by the vet that the ash from meat processing plants, which is routinely put in dry cat food as a filler, was the culprit. I changed her food and she never suffered again for the rest of her 18 years. If there is any truth in ash being the reason, could the addition of cremated remains into animal food be unhealthy for the animals eating it? In nature, is ash something animals would choose to eat?

  • Grickery

    Someone give her a bunch of money to make a realistic Weekend at Burnie’s.

  • Annette Strilchuk
    Annette Strilchuk

    I love what you added to the video

  • Melanie

    'Ive never seen goonies'... What f* Caitlin? What. The. F*?

  • peachiohs

    So corpses do Ahegao? 🤔

  • drakat332

    I really want to do a movie night with you where you are commentating on the corpses, funerals, etc. in that media.

  • lyn pharr
    lyn pharr

    Should do this with the show bones. So many i can think of.

  • Jozie Nicholson
    Jozie Nicholson

    I just learned about the Jonestown Massacre (that's the wording from a google link I found) and I think it would be an interesting topic for one of your videos. I find it really helpful to hear Caitlin talk about stuff like that (similar tonher video on Waco). Also if she has a video about it and I just couldn't find it could someone let me know?

  • A Watts
    A Watts

    Thanks for the sweet ahegeo death face lol

  • Professional Commenter
    Professional Commenter

    I either want my body to go to science to learn more about connective tissue disorders. Or I want to be cremated and I want my ashes to be planted with a beautiful long living tree.

  • Robynn.Ninjah

    I request that you judge X-Files dead bodies >:3 X-Files X-Files X-Filessssssssss

  • evilpompom

    I can be eaten by manatees?! Omg I love them! They're so cute, like really chill, dopey mermaids. I wanna be eaten by a manatee 😊

  • billswifejo

    My mother was buried in a green cemetery site in a bamboo casket. We walked up the hill there when it had just opened and choses a plot, sheep were grazing there. There was also evidence of rabbits and moles. My mum loved it there and would walk up to enjoy the view. My brother's ashes are buried with her. My husband and I have bought the adjacent plots and paid for trees to be planted over the graves. I will have a silver birch, my mum has an ornamental cherry (that is doing really well)and my husband has chosen a hornbeam. My sister in law bought a bench and whenever we go there we can sit and know that we will all be together.

  • slate613

    Two things 1 - You've NEVER seen The Goonie's?!?!? :D 2 - Have you seen any episodes of Bones?. They had some amazingly realistic corpses, half corpses, and pieces of corpses on that show.

  • Blue Eyes White Teddy
    Blue Eyes White Teddy

    ちょ… ちょっと待ってください Corpses look like ahe gao? I don't think i wanted to know this :D

  • Ben Davis
    Ben Davis

    If I wanted to be eaten by animals would my loved ones get in legal trouble for just dumping me in the woods?

  • Snipers Corner
    Snipers Corner

    Keep up the good work my dear.

  • HiPoint1095Carbine

    The character "Orville Dunworth" was pretty cool in "Children Shouldnt Play With Dead Things" 1972.

  • sladval

    Not sure how I got here, but I just see how animals eating human ash turn into rabid zombie squirrels

  • Rea Chandler
    Rea Chandler

    Wow! How many people can give their mother a tombstone, while alive?

  • Andrew Alderman
    Andrew Alderman

    Soylent Green is Caitlin !

  • Kaytoun

    I couldn't find any conclusive evidence to whether Queen Elizabeth walked in on her father being embalmed in real life or not, but if I had to guess I'd say she did not. She was away on a Commonwealth's tour with Prince Philip when King George VI died. She wasn't even informed on his death until later in the afternoon, when Prince Philip was informed by a news reporter. He then took her on a walk and informed her of her father's death and that she was now the Queen. They weren't able to get back until the next day due to weather delays. I assume by then they likely would have already started to prepare his body for viewing while Elizabeth was busy tying up any loose ends with the unexpected death of her father, since she was now the Queen.

  • Maria Weston
    Maria Weston

    The corpse comparison was interesting.

  • Me

    You mean ..YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN the goonies? Where have you been?

  • Sandra Perkin
    Sandra Perkin

    Catlin do you know any Canadians IT-myrs that do what you do?

  • Little Hickory
    Little Hickory

    WTF??!!! You’re a child born in the 80s and you’ve never seen The Goonies??? I hope you are joking, my dude. It’s like, the quintessential KIDS movie, released at a time in which people our age were particularly receptive to shit like that. It’s one of the best KIDS MOVIES ever made!! Idk... maybe you’re just being daft... If you are being sincere, this is one of those moments in which you question someone’s judgement and general understanding of the base level of REALITY! 😂😂😂

  • Ashlee Larson
    Ashlee Larson

    I know you don’t get a great look at it, but the puppet from Cast Away! I’m watching this for the first time (because I as a 27 year old woman have never really wanted to😂) and flew to these comments to suggest it! Plus more of you doing whatever you want content! I love it!

  • Karen Bowler
    Karen Bowler

    I trust your judgement. Do what feels good.

  • Lynnette McFadzen
    Lynnette McFadzen

    Really interested in the course but I'm on SSD. Not in the ol budget.

  • Miss Random
    Miss Random

    I genuinely believe that what happens to my body after I die is none of my business. I'll be dead so I won't care. My family can do whatever they need to grieve and that's up to them.

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