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Over its 33 years, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has had some highs and lows, celebrating and educating us about sharks, but also presenting fiction as fact, lying to scientists and misrepresenting what they say, and making sharks seem scarier than they are. Here’s a look at Shark Week’s history, and why it’s so disappointing.

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