List of Man vs. Wild episodes

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Man vs. Wild is a television series on Discovery Channel in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, India and Europe. The show is called Born Survivor in parts of Europe, including the UK, where it was originally broadcast by Channel 4, but latterly moved to Discovery Channel UK. In Africa, Asia and eastern parts of Europe, it is titled Ultimate Survival and again, broadcast by Discovery Channel.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 15 March 10, 2006 (2006-03-10) July 20, 2007 (2007-07-20)
2 13 November 9, 2007 (2007-11-09) June 6, 2008 (2008-06-06)
3 12 August 6, 2008 (2008-08-06) February 23, 2009 (2009-02-23)
4 14 August 12, 2009 (2009-08-12) February 17, 2010 (2010-02-17)
5 7 August 11, 2010 (2010-08-11) September 22, 2010 (2010-09-22)
6 6 February 17, 2011 (2011-02-17) March 24, 2011 (2011-03-24)
7 6 July 11, 2011 (2011-07-11) November 29, 2011 (2011-11-29)


Season 1 (2006–2007)[edit]

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11"The Rockies"
Mike WarnerRon Hood & Mike JohnstonMarch 10, 2006 (2006-03-10)
Bear Grylls gets dropped in the middle of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in British Columbia and must find his way back to civilization. On his way out, he must avoid the danger of grizzly bears, jump 70 feet into a river, and abseil down a cliff.
22"Moab Desert"Dominic StobartTerry MooreNovember 10, 2006 (2006-11-10)
Bear Grylls is dropped by a helicopter into the Moab Desert in Utah in almost 45 degree temperatures, with nothing but a knife, a canteen, and a flint. He battles dehydration by soaking his t-shirt in urine, and eats two raven eggs, one raw. Lastly, he demonstrates how to escape from quicksand before swimming across the Colorado River. He also explains how to use the flow of rivers as tools to find civilization.
33"Costa Rican Rainforest"Chris RichardsJorge Salaverri HenriquezNovember 17, 2006 (2006-11-17)
Grylls parachutes into a Costa Rican rainforest in the Osa Peninsula, with only his knife and a canteen. He's careful about the water he drinks, but gets violently ill anyway. He climbs down a waterfall using a vine, and floats down a river to the ocean on a raft he crafts out of balsawood to demonstrate how someone lost in the jungle can make it to civilization. He encounters snakes, mosquitoes and dangerous river currents.
44"Alaska"Scott TankardTim SmithNovember 24, 2006 (2006-11-24)
Grylls is dropped in the Chugach Mountains in Alaska, with skis and his usual gear. He demonstrates Glissading as he traverses snow and glaciers, and climbs down a 200ft (61m) waterfall. He catches a salmon, which he eats raw, and finds a skiff from an abandoned lodge. The skiff sinks, but he reaches the shore and is spotted by a ship.
55"Mount Kilauea"Dominic StobartJack LockwoodDecember 1, 2006 (2006-12-01)
Grylls is dropped by helicopter at the top of Mount Kilauea. Made up of an expanse of solidified lava which stretches for 33,000 acres, this environment is one of the world's most inhospitable. He first traverses lava fields, which catch his boots on fire, then heads into the jungles of Hawaii. Grylls uses a kukui nut torch to explore a lava tube and finds water, then uses smoke to placate a bee hive to get honey. Ultimately, he finds the sea (and people) by following seabirds.
66"Sierra Nevada"Wayne DerrickMark WienertDecember 8, 2006 (2006-12-08)
Grylls parachutes into the Sierra Nevadas, simulating the situation of the hundreds of hikers who become stranded there each year. Equipped with a knife and a canteen, Grylls travels through the alpine, woodland and chaparral areas of the mountains. He unsuccessfully tries to tame a wild horse, and eats a live snake. Using techniques gleaned from the Mono Indians, he brushes his teeth with a manzanita leaf. Most of the ground he covers is traversed by river, using a raft held together by grape vine.
77"African Savannah"Marc WestcottPhil WestDecember 15, 2006 (2006-12-15)
Grylls parachutes into Northern Kenya. He comes into close contact with lions, elephants, and rhinoceros, being careful not to get too close. Grylls demonstrates squeezing water from elephant dung and how to find people in Africa. Bear observes the deadly puff adder. In most areas, one follows a river downstream, but in Africa people are found upstream.
88"European Alps"Matt DickinsonMac MacKayDecember 22, 2006 (2006-12-22)
Grylls parachutes into the French Alps with a knife, a canteen, a cup and a flint, taking the parachute with him. He demonstrates how to survive falling into a frozen lake, how to build a snow shelter, and how to use a self arresting device to stop from plummeting into a crevasse. He also eats maggots and uses them to catch a trout. He performs a Tyrolean traverse and makes himself a pair of snow shoes out of young trees and parachute lines.
99"Desert Island"Graham StrongMark WienertDecember 29, 2006 (2006-12-29)
Grylls is kicked out by helicopter into the water near a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean. He demonstrates long distance swimming, shelter building and coconut harvesting. Grylls builds a bamboo raft to look for ships, and is surrounded by tiger sharks. He fishes off his raft using a fish bone hook, and shows how to signal a ship using the reflection produced by his polished knife.
1010"Everglades"Scott TankardKris ThoemkeJune 15, 2007 (2007-06-15)
Grylls drops into the swamps of Florida's Everglades, where at least 60 tourists need to be rescued each year. He trudges through the swamp and shows how to construct shelter, deal with razor-sharp sawgrass, get out of a muddy sinkhole and avoid alligators and rattlesnakes. He eats frogs and cooks a turtle Seminole-style.
1111"Iceland"Tony LeeThor Kjartansson & Sigrun Nikulasdottir & Jon Gauti JonssonJune 22, 2007 (2007-06-22)
Grylls parachutes into the extreme landscape of Iceland, the site of vicious blizzard, 50 mph (80 km/h) winds, icy glacial waters, boiling hot mud and volcanic springs. He demonstrates how to make a snow cave, find water in volcanic lava tubes and avoid frostbite. To find food in this subarctic environment, Grylls scavenges a sheep for its eyeballs and mutton fat, and catches a ptarmigan. He demonstrates with his shoelaces the boiling of the eyeballs and mutton in the geysers, to save digestion energy and disinfect the scavenged food.
1212"Mexico"Scott TankardDavid HolladayJune 29, 2007 (2007-06-29)
In Mexico, Grylls must find his way out of Copper Canyon, and his only supplies are a water bottle, a flint and a knife. He demonstrates how to build a simple compass and climb sheer cliffs safely. For shelter, he uses ancient caves and makes fire with a traditional "fire saw." Grylls also demonstrates techniques for finding scorpions or grubs and fishing without a rod or line.
1313"Kimberley, Australia"Alexis GirardetNick VroomansJuly 6, 2007 (2007-07-06)
In the Kimberley region of Australia, an area with a mixture of huge scrub deserts, dry riverbeds and red sandstone cliffs full of deep gorges, Grylls faces extreme heat, poisonous snakes and the ever present danger of dehydration. Survival tips include how to forage for food (bush tucker), build a shelter and how to prevent sunstroke. He explains why he believes drinking one's own urine can prevent death from dehydration. During his journey, Grylls observes saltwater crocodiles and endures a lightning storm.
1414"Ecuador"Matt DickinsonHazen AudelJuly 13, 2007 (2007-07-13)
Grylls paraglides onto the edge of the Andes and follows rivers into the Ecuadorian jungle, is attacked by huge colonies of spear-nosed bats, and observes giant weevil grubs and piranhas. He builds a bamboo bridge and a bow and arrow to successfully catch fish, but it doesn't always go his way and he's forced to ride the rapids of the Amazon on a single tree trunk.
1515"Scotland"Clare DornanLawrence ClarkJuly 20, 2007 (2007-07-20)
Grylls shows how to navigate the Cairngorms region in extreme weather using ice formations and moss growth, and how to test snow slopes for avalanche potential. He uses moss to purify water and skins a red deer for shelter. For food, he traps a rabbit and cooks it to demonstrate how to prepare it. Grylls also crosses deep marshes and uses fallen trees to cross ravines.

Season 2 (2007–2008)[edit]

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161"Sahara" (Part 1)Tony LeeKevan Palmer & Authentic MoroccoNovember 9, 2007 (2007-11-09)
In the sun-scorched Sahara Desert, Grylls uses survival tactics of the indigenous people, including eating a scorpion and a sandfish. He also explains how to escape from quicksand.
172"Desert Survivor" (Part 2)Tony LeeKevan Palmer & Authentic MoroccoNovember 16, 2007 (2007-11-16)
In the desert, Grylls offers tips on skinning and disemboweling a dead camel for water.
183"Panama" (Part 1)Justin KellyRichard Cahill & Luis PuleioNovember 23, 2007 (2007-11-23)
Grylls travels to Panama, where he travels in the equatorial heat through mangrove swamps and rain forest, and endures more than 100 mosquito bites and one painful snake bite.
194"Jungle" (Part 2)Justin KellyRichard Cahill & Luis PuleioNovember 30, 2007 (2007-11-30)
Survival techniques for Panama's mangrove swamps and jungle.
205"Patagonia" (Part 1)Carl HindmarchDaniel GomezDecember 7, 2007 (2007-12-07)
Grylls parachutes into Patagonia, the southernmost tip of South America, where he first encounters a vast ice field, then forages in a beech forest, wades through a frozen bog and swims through icy water.
216"Andes Adventure" (Part 2)Carl HindmarchDaniel GomezDecember 14, 2007 (2007-12-14)
In Patagonia, Grylls skins a hare, scales a cliff, tracks a puma, drinks dirty water, and crosses the Perito Moreno glacier, a vast frozen labyrinth of ice caves and crevasses.
227"Bear Eats"TBATBADecember 21, 2007 (2007-12-21)
Grylls offers tips on dining in the wild, with some unusual offerings that are not necessarily palatable.
238"Zambia"Chris RichardsAndrew WoodMay 2, 2008 (2008-05-02)
Grylls drops into the mighty Zambezi river, in the Second Gorge below Victoria Falls. He encounters elephants, hippos and crocodiles. He eats a maggot and tells viewers that sleeping next to baboons scares away predators.
249"Namibia"Chris RichardsAndrew WoodMay 9, 2008 (2008-05-09)
Grylls parachutes into the heart of the Namib desert. He eats a puff adder and encounters the indigenous bushmen.
2510"Jungle Swamp" (Part 1)Stephen ShearmanAndrew WoodMay 16, 2008 (2008-05-16)
Grylls battles the fierce swamps in Sumatra, Indonesia. As he struggles to keep dry and avoid trench foot, he runs into several types of wildlife, including lizards and the deadly mangrove snake. He also comes across the bright blue Lake Kaca in the middle of the Kerinci Seblat National Park.
2611"Castaway" (Part 2)Stephen ShearmanAndrew WoodMay 23, 2008 (2008-05-23)
Dropped by helicopter, Grylls has to survive on a remote island located in Indonesia. He hunts for stingrays and land crabs while drinking whatever fresh clean rain water he may get. In the end he builds a small raft out of drift wood of bamboo and heads to the sea.
2712"Siberia" (Part 1)Tony LeeLena Yakovleva & Sergey GluhovMay 30, 2008 (2008-05-30)
With temperatures dipping to -50°C, Grylls has to keep warm before hypothermia sets in. He uses snares to catch his food, and a fire to keep warm. He puts up a scenario for the great dangers to walk over a frozen lake, and how to survive without drowning and/or before hypothermia sets in.
2813"Land of Ice" (Part 2)Tony LeeLena Yakovleva & Sergey GluhovJune 6, 2008 (2008-06-06)
Grylls is in Siberia, learning survival techniques from the Tuvans and, eating raw yak liver as well as drinking its blood for food.

Season 3 (2008–2009)[edit]

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291"Baja Desert"David O'NeilStani GroenewegAugust 6, 2008 (2008-08-06)
Grylls must cross blistering desert and barren salt plains in Mexico's Baja peninsula. While collecting honey Grylls is stung by a bee and his face becomes severely swollen, nearly blinding him.
302"The Deep South"Nicholas WhileJeff GalpinAugust 27, 2008 (2008-08-27)
Grylls enters the swamps of Louisiana where he kills an alligator with a knife, avoids venomous snakes, and catches a catfish with his bare hands
313"Ireland"Scott TankardAndrew WoodSeptember 3, 2008 (2008-09-03)
Grylls jumps from a boat a kilometre off the west coast of Ireland. He travels down the coast before turning inland to cross the bogs. Here he retrieves a sheep carcass from a bog whose skin he uses as a sleeping bag (sheeping bag), a waterproof sack, and a flotation device.
324"South Dakota"Chris RichardsStani GroenewegSeptember 10, 2008 (2008-09-10)
Grylls is dropped on a granite peak in the Black Hills where he is caught in a thunder storm with inadequate shelter. Down in the plains Grylls encounters a herd of Bison before entering the desolate area known as the Badlands. He demonstrates skills used by the Lakota Indians.
335"Bear's Essentials"N/AN/ASeptember 17, 2008 (2008-09-17)
A clip-show from previous Man vs Wild episodes highlighting important survival techniques.
346"Belize"Nick WhiteStani GroenewegJanuary 12, 2009 (2009-01-12)
Grylls heads to the jungle where he tackles a boa constrictor, he gets stuck over raging waters, and then he takes to the trees.
357"Yukon"Nick WhiteAndrew WoodJanuary 19, 2009 (2009-01-19)
Grylls wraps up warm as he heads to the frozen wastelands of North Canada. He goes underground to search an abandoned mine, and he takes to some fast moving water.
368"Oregon"Chris RichardsStani GroenewegJanuary 26, 2009 (2009-01-26)
Grylls takes on the deepest river based canyon, Hell's Canyon and the dangerous Snake River.
379"Dominican Republic"Carl HindmarchAndrew WoodFebruary 2, 2009 (2009-02-02)
Grylls has some tips on how to survive the hurricane season and he also eats a cooked tarantula to survive. He tells us about the hairs on the tarantula's back legs and how they defend themselves using the hairs.
3810"Turkey"Andrew BarronAndrew WoodFebruary 9, 2009 (2009-02-09)
Grylls heads to Turkey where he deals with dangerous animals and he also takes to the water.
3911"Romania"Stephen ShearmanAndrew WoodFebruary 16, 2009 (2009-02-16)
Grylls heads to Romania where he takes on a bear and dangerous water channels.
4012"Bear's Ultimate Survival Guide Special Part 1"N/AN/AFebruary 23, 2009 (2009-02-23)
Grylls offers tips for surviving in some of the world's most unforgiving places.

Season 4 (2009–2010)[edit]

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411"Arctic Circle"Andrew BarronAndrew WoodAugust 12, 2009 (2009-08-12)
Grylls goes to the Arctic Circle, where he encounters a frozen waterfall, wild reindeer and some of the coldest conditions on the planet.
422"Alabama"Nick WhiteStani GroenewegAugust 19, 2009 (2009-08-19)
Grylls wrestles a pig, squeezes through some tight spots, and survives a forest fire in the swamps of Alabama. It is revealed that Grylls broke his shoulder while in Antarctica two months previously.
433"Vietnam"Sid BennettAndrew WoodAugust 26, 2009 (2009-08-26)
Grylls demonstrates what it was like for soldiers who had to survive in the jungles of Vietnam, during the Vietnam War.
444"Texas"Stephen ShearmanStani GroenewegSeptember 2, 2009 (2009-09-02)
In Western Texas, Grylls falls to earth from an upturned biplane into the parched Chihuahuan Desert; he traverses deep gorges, locates an oasis, eats a lizard and takes on a diamond back rattlesnake.
455"Alaska"Nick WhiteRoss BowyerSeptember 9, 2009 (2009-09-09)
Grylls returns to the wilderness of Alaska to survive the dangerous terrain of the Last Frontier.
466"Bear's Ultimate Survival Guide Special Part 2"N/AN/ASeptember 16, 2009 (2009-09-16)
In his ultimate survival guide Grylls takes on dangerous snakes, fishes for catfish using his finger as bait and joins tribes who survive in the world's toughest terrains, eats raw goats testicles in the Sahara, and hunts porcupines.
477"The Inside Story"N/AN/ASeptember 23, 2009 (2009-09-23)
The Man vs. Wild crew who follow Grylls on his travels across the globe, tell how it feels to follow in his footsteps and reveal just how they make Man vs. Wild.
488"Pacific Island"Stephen ShearmanRoss BowyerJanuary 6, 2010 (2010-01-06)
Grylls is on a deserted Panamanian island; he creates fresh water and chooses to use tribal fishing techniques before battling the sea on a makeshift raft. Later in the episode he gives himself an enema in order to stay hydrated on the open seas.
499"China"Graham StrongAndrew WoodJanuary 13, 2010 (2010-01-13)
In Southern China Grylls arrives in the aftermath of a tropical typhoon. He tackles swollen rivers, scales slippery limestone faces, avoids disaster with stinging ants, and utilizes ancient tribal techniques to catch bats for food.
5010"Big Sky Country"Konrad BeggStani GroenewegJanuary 20, 2010 (2010-01-20)
Grylls takes on Big Sky Country. He paraglides above the Rockies, traverses vast gullies, and makes the most of abandoned debris before making his great escape on a moving train.
5111"Guatemala"Alexis GirardetRoss BowyerJanuary 27, 2010 (2010-01-27)
Grylls rappels onto a live volcano in Guatemala, navigates a waterfall in a cave, creates a nest to safely sleep in but gets an unwelcome bed buddy, and encounters ancient Mayan ruins.
5212"Urban Survivor"Nick WhiteAndrew WoodFebruary 3, 2010 (2010-02-03)
Grylls is in a post-disaster urban city scenario and he must survive. His thirst to live and survival techniques modified for a city environment keep him alive in a concrete wasteland in Gdynia, Poland.
5313"Shooting Survival"Ben HolderN/AFebruary 10, 2010 (2010-02-10)
Behind the scenes with Grylls's crew.
5414"North Africa"Nick FletcherRoss BowyerFebruary 17, 2010 (2010-02-17)
Grylls crosses the Sahara desert to the North Africa coast, where he catches an octopus, fashions a shelter out of acacia trees and dines on moths and locusts.

Season 5 (2010)[edit]

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551"Western Pacific"Nick WhiteStani GroenewegAugust 11, 2010 (2010-08-11)
Grylls is on a desert island, south of Papua New Guinea. He wades across a shark-infested tidal channel, climbs crumbling volcanic cliffs, leaps over a 100-foot death drop, and constructs a bamboo windsurfer to make his escape.
562"Northern Australia"David O'NeilRoss BowyerAugust 18, 2010 (2010-08-18)
In Australia's Northern Territory, Grylls must rely on many of the skills honed by the Aboriginal people to survive in this sweltering landscape dominated by crocodiles.
573"Canadian Rockies"Scott TankardAndrew WoodAugust 25, 2010 (2010-08-25)
While in the Canadian Rockies, Grylls is buried alive in an avalanche, swims long distance beneath an ice-covered lake, and is airvac-ed to the hospital when an icy glissade goes horribly wrong.
584"Georgian Republic"Stephen ShearmanAndrew WoodSeptember 1, 2010 (2010-09-01)
Grylls lands in the snow-capped Caucasus Mountains of the Georgian Republic by driving a snowmobile out the back of a hovering helicopter. He ziplines across a river, camps among wolves and trudges through swampy wetlands.
595"Fan vs. Wild"Hugh BallentyneRoss BowyerSeptember 8, 2010 (2010-09-08)
Grylls takes two fans into the Canadian wilderness for their ultimate survival challenge. They face their fears head on, trek down dangerous glaciers and across a frigid glacial river, build a rustic shelter, and try to swallow typical Grylls fare.
606"Extreme Desert"Stephen ShearmanRoss BowyerSeptember 15, 2010 (2010-09-15)
In the Mojave Desert Grylls puts himself in the path of a man-made sandstorm, takes on the full force of a man-made flash flood and HALO jump from 30,000 feet. His body is pushed to the limit as the temperature soars from minus 40 to 110 degrees.
617"Behind The Wild"Ben DuncanN/ASeptember 22, 2010 (2010-09-22)
Bear's crew give us another behind the scenes peek at how Bear's adventures are filmed.

Season 6 (2011)[edit]

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621"Arizona Sky Islands"David HolroydRoss BowyerFebruary 17, 2011 (2011-02-17)
In Arizona, Bear transforms into a one man high speed glider with a cutting edge wingsuit and flies into the Arizona Sky Islands. Bear shows viewers how to find water in the parched desert landscape, builds a sand-buggy from a wrecked aircraft and crosses heart-stopping rock drops.
632"Cape Wrath"Stephen ShearmanStani GroenewegFebruary 24, 2011 (2011-02-24)
In Scotland off the rugged coast of Cape Wrath, Bear is dropped into open ocean. After getting ashore, he realises he's on an island and must swim to the mainland. Bear fashions a wetsuit from a seal's hide to withstand the frigid crossing. Well into the trek, he is forced to turn back as an incoming estuary tide nearly cuts him off. After he makes it to dry land, Bear has a close call with the steep treacherous Scottish rock terrain.
643"Norway: Edge of Survival"Ben DuncanAndrew WoodMarch 3, 2011 (2011-03-03)
Bear and his team are in Norway. Armed with the latest technology they'll be creating the harshest conditions possible while sensors monitor how Bear copes trying to survive in one of the world's most beautiful but wettest countries.
654"Borneo Jungle"David JohnsonStanislaw GroenewegMarch 10, 2011 (2011-03-10)
In Borneo, Bear heads directly into the wild jungles. Without a place to land his helicopter, he is forced to rappel into the treetops. As the heli peels away, Bear is 100 feet up in the canopy. After finding his way down to the jungle floor, Bear tackles raging waters, big mudslides and deep caves as he fights his way through this impenetrable place. He also eats a snake and builds a nest like Borneo's famous orangutans.
665"Malaysia Archipelago"Hugh BallantyneAndrew WoodMarch 17, 2011 (2011-03-17)
Bear Grylls is dropped in an archipelago of islands off the coast of Borneo. Fighting dense jungle and scaling towering escarpments, Bear struggles to find freshwater. In his search for food, he tries to spear fish at depths of 30ft and traps a wild boar.
676"Global Survival Guide"N/AN/AMarch 24, 2011 (2011-03-24)
Bear Grylls travels the world to give you the best tips and techniques so you can survive wherever you're stranded. From skin diving without a mask in the tropics, to finding water in the desert, this is the best of Bear's never before seen footage.

Season 7 (2011)[edit]

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681"Men vs. Wild With Jake Gyllenhaal"Andrew WoodDavid JohnsonJuly 11, 2011 (2011-07-11)
Bear brings along actor Jake Gyllenhaal, to test how he measures up to unpredictable and unforgiving Mother Nature. Jake will go where Bear goes and eat whatever Bear eats, if he's going to cope with some of the worst conditions known to man.
692"New Zealand: South Island"Matt BrandonAndrew WoodJuly 18, 2011 (2011-07-18)
In this episode Bear braves the remote wilderness of New Zealand's South Island, crossing the country's tallest mountains and attempting to start a fire with wood that is soaking wet.
703"Iceland: Land Of Fire And Ice"Ben DuncanAndrew WoodJuly 25, 2011 (2011-07-25)
Bear Grylls is dropped on an ice cap covering an active volcano. In blizzard conditions he struggles to make headway, and the barren land offers little food. Can he reach civilization when faced with swollen river crossings and ever present flash floods?
714"Utah: Red Rock Country"Nick WhiteRoss BowyerAugust 12, 2011 (2011-08-12)
Bear Grylls is in red rock country - southern Utah. Armed only with a lasso, he descends a rock pinnacle and gets trapped in a narrow gorge. Crossing an arid wilderness, he's left hanging 100 ft above a ravine. And Bear's craziest airplane stunt ever!
725"New Zealand: Land Of The Maori"Stephen ShearmanRoss BowyerAugust 19, 2011 (2011-08-19)
Over 100 people drown each year in New Zealand, and Bear must cross a raging river on a tree trunk to head toward civilization. On his journey to safety he runs out of water, is forced to climb up active volcanic ranges and scale down a waterfall.
736"Working The Wild"N/AN/ANovember 29, 2011 (2011-11-29)
Bear Grylls takes the viewer behind the scenes to meet the crew that follows his every step. Whether he's jumping from helicopters or eating the unimaginable, the camera is never far away from the action. Now the crew gets to tell their side of the story.

Special episodes[edit]

Title Survival expert(s) Original air date
1"Bear's Mission Everest Special"N/ASeptember 11, 2007 (2007-09-11)
In this special, Bear attempts his most daring mission to date when he tries to fly a paramotor glider over the world's highest mountain.
2"Arctic Tundra"Andrew WoodJune 2, 2009 (2009-06-02)
This episode features Will Ferrell in a special titled Men vs. Wild, where Ferrell tags along with Grylls as they journey through the frozen wilderness of Sweden. The episode is a tie-in to help promote Ferrell's new movie, Land of the Lost.
3"Bear's Top 25 Man Moments"N/AJune 19, 2010 (2010-06-19)
Grylls reveals his top 25 moments - he sleeps in a camel in the northern Sahara and takes on a risky drop off onto an active volcano in Guatemala.
4"Man vs. Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi"N/AAugust 12, 2019 (2019-08-12)
Grylls appeared with Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in a special episode shot in the India's Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. The episode was showcased in more than 180 countries across the world on the Discovery, Inc. network.[1]


  1. ^ "PM Modi to discuss wildlife issues in Discovery's 'Man vs Wild' episode". Business Standard. Press Trust of India. July 29, 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2019.

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