Happy Jail
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes5
Original releaseAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)
External links
Official website

Happy Jail is a documentary streaming television series. The premise revolves around an ex-convict becoming the manager of the Philippine jail CPDRC in Cebu province known for a viral Michael Jackson dance video in 2007.[1][2][3]


Happy Jail was released on August 14, 2019, on Netflix.


No.TitleDirected byOriginal release date
1"A Happy Jail for Happy Inmates"Michele JosueAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)
2"Everybody Needs a Second Chance"Michele JosueAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)
3"I Dream"Michele JosueAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)
4"A Free Man"Michele JosueAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)
5"No Dance Killing, Man"Michele JosueAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)


  1. ^ "'Happy Jail' Trailer: Netflix Takes A Look At The Reality Of The Viral Dancing Prisoners In New Docu-Series". The Playlist. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  2. ^ "Happy Jail - Official Trailer". YouTube. August 7, 2019.
  3. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Happy Jail' On Netflix, A Docuseries About The Philippine Jail Famous For Its Dancing Inmates". Decider. Retrieved August 16, 2019.