Tough Guy or Chicken?

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Tough Guy or Chicken?
Written byVarious
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes8
Executive producerGary Hunter
Running time60 minutes
Production companyBBC
Original networkBBC Three
Original release20 August (2009-08-20) –
8 October 2009 (2009-10-08)

Tough Guy or Chicken? is a 2009 reality television series shown on BBC Three. It involves five young British men spending four months travelling the world taking tough challenges with deadly animals and in hostile locations. The series is made up of 8 episodes where, in each, the men are taken to a different part of the world to take on the different challenges that await them. If they are not up for the tasks required of them they fail the given challenge.

Ross Edgley, who was then 22 years old, took part.

Series 1 (2009)[edit]

Total # Title Challenge Original airdate
11"Ecuador"In the Andes where they must become chagras20 August 2009 (2009-08-20)
22"Siberia"In the Siberian Arctic to become Evenki reindeer herders27 August 2009 (2009-08-27)
33"Mexico"In the Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and become cave-divers3 September 2009 (2009-09-03)
44"Amazon"Six days of a jungle initiation to become men10 September 2009 (2009-09-10)
55"Namibia"With the Ju-Wasi tribe of San Bushmen on a traditional hunt17 September 2009 (2009-09-17)
66"Bahamas"To become shark wranglers in just six days24 September 2009 (2009-09-24)
77"Bangladesh"To catch venomous snakes1 October 2009 (2009-10-01)
88"Japan"To become Buddhist Yamabushi monks and take part in one of the toughest pilgrimages8 October 2009 (2009-10-08)


Pos Contestant EP1 EP2 EP3 EP4 EP5 EP6 EP7 EP8
1 Nick P P P P P P F P
2= Ross Edgley P P P P F F F F
2= Reuben F P F P P F F P
4 Easton F F F P F F P P
5 Ben F F F F P F F F

See also[edit]

Last Man Standing (UK TV series)

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