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Family By the Ton

2018TV-14
Cousins Naomi, Drew and Chitoka weigh a combined amount of almost 2,000-lbs. Under the guidance of Dr. Charles Procter Jr, this fun-loving, yet desperate family must overcome anxieties and inspire each other to change.
Starring
Naomi AndersonChitoka LightDrew Stewart
Genres
Unscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. The Family Journey Begins
    January 10, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Cousins Naomi, Drew and Chitoka are morbidly obese. Without weight-loss surgery their lives could be cut short. Family matriarch Beverly has surgery in part to inspire the others to do the same.
  2. 2. Stepping on the Scale
    January 17, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Stressed out Naomi struggles with her liquid diet. Drew wants to have the weight loss surgery, but when he steps on a scale he's thrown off entirely. Bedbound Chitoka takes a big step and asks Dr. Procter for a house call.
  3. 3. One Step at a Time
    January 24, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After struggling with her liquid diet, Naomi learns if she is approved for surgery. Drew's new weigh-in leads him down a slippery path. Tragedy motivates Chitoka to become more mobile, starting by trying to leave her bedroom.
  4. 4. You Have to Fight for It
    January 31, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Chitoka attempts to walk outside for the first time in years. Naomi finds some things remain the same post-surgery. Drew's surgery is on the brink of being canceled entirely if he doesn't fight for it and lose weight.
  5. 5. Time Is of the Essence
    February 7, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The family anxiously wait while Drew undergoes surgery. Chitoka surprises even the doctor when she pushes herself further than before. Things take a turn when Naomi and her boyfriend go on their first dinner date post-surgery.
  6. 6. The Big Reveal
    February 14, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Chitoka's surgery day is finally here. But her size makes the procedure extremely dangerous. Naomi shares a surprising secret with her friends. At Beverly's birthday party, the cousins reveal their startling transformations.
  7. 101. Drew’s Update
    March 14, 2021
    6min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    When Drew was too heavy to be weighed at the doctor's office, he took it as a symbol. Now, surgery has allowed him to embark on a new life.
  8. 102. Naomi’s Update
    March 14, 2021
    5min
    TV-G
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After a successful surgery and a fresh breakup, Naomi is finding herself in a healthier lifestyle. Will this be the new beginning she needed?

Bonus

  • Chitoka’s Update
    5min
    TV-G

    After bed-bound Chitoka's weight kept her from attending her mother's funeral, she knew she had to make a change. Find out how she's faring after her life-changing surgery.

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Starring
Naomi AndersonChitoka LightDrew Stewart