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Benefits Street: What will be its lasting legacy?

17 February 2014 Last updated at 19:08 GMT

Millions have tuned in over the past few weeks to see an ordinary Birmingham street become one of the most famous addresses in the country.

Following the last episode of Benefits Street, a live studio debate is due to take place.

The series has achieved the highest ratings for Channel 4 since the Paralympics two years ago.

Midlands Today's Dan Pallet has been looking back at the impact of one of the most controversial television programmes of recent years.

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