Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
s0e1: Bear's Mission Everest Special
In this special, Bear attempts his most daring mission to date when he tries to fly a paramotor glider over Mt Everest, the world's highest mountain.
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
s0e2: Sweden with Will Ferrell
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.
Saturday, June 19th, 2010
s0e3: Bear's Top 25 Man Moments
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.
Friday, October 27th, 2006
s1e1: The Rockies
Host Bear Grylls parachutes alone into a remote area of the Rocky Mountains equipped with only the clothes on his back.
Friday, November 10th, 2006
s1e2: Moab Desert, Utah
Bear is stranded in Utah's Moab Desert, where he must find his way back to civilization through a maze of canyons, avoiding rattlesnakes and quicksand, equipped with only a bottle of water, a knife and a flint.
Friday, November 17th, 2006
s1e3: Costa Rican Rainforest
Bear Grylls, equipped only with a knife and a water bottle, tries to survive in the Costa Rican rain forest after parachuting onto the Osa Peninsula. He faces swarms of insects, poisonous snakes, dense jungle and mangrove swamps.
Friday, November 24th, 2006
s1e4: European Alps
Bear Grylls, outfitted with only a knife, water bottle, cup and flint, parachutes into the Alps, where he builds a snow shelter and explains how to survive a fall into a frozen lake.
Friday, December 1st, 2006
s1e5: Hawaii - Mount Kilauea
On Mount Kilauea, an active volcano, Bear climbs down a rope from a helicopter and demonstrates how to create a gas mask, escape from a moving lava flow, find water in a lava tube and get honey from a bee's nest.
Friday, December 8th, 2006
s1e6: Sierra Nevada
In the Sierra Nevada's, Bear uses his knowledge of Native American survival techniques to build a shelter, calm wild horses and find food.
Friday, December 15th, 2006
s1e7: African Savannah
Bear parachutes into the Kenyan savannah from a hot-air balloon, where he finds himself surrounded by dangerous animals, including rhinos, lions, leopards, elephants and cape buffalo. He builds a tent from natural materials and traps small birds for food.
Friday, December 22nd, 2006
s1e8: Alaskan Mountain Range
In the Chugach Mountains of Alaska, Bear has only a bottle of water, a knife and a flint as he travels down mountain slopes, over glaciers and through bear-infested forests, navigating a small boat through treacherous ice floes.
Friday, December 29th, 2006
s1e9: Hawaii - Desert Island
Bear Grylls is cast adrift in the Pacific Ocean, encountering coral reefs, rip currents, relentless surf and sharks.
Friday, June 15th, 2007
Bear drops into the Florida Everglades where he slogs through the swamps, offering survival tips while dodging alligators and rattlesnakes, and dining on frogs and turtles.
Friday, June 22nd, 2007
Bear braces for the cold of Iceland, offering survival tips that include how to build a snow cave, live through a blizzard and avoid frostbite, and forage for food.
Friday, June 29th, 2007
In Mexico, Bear must find his way out of Copper Canyon, and his only supplies are a water bottle, a flint and a knife. Included: how to build a compass; catching and eating scorpions; basics of fire-making; fishing without a line.
Friday, July 6th, 2007
s1e13: Kimberly, Australia
In Kimberly, Australia, Bear faces extreme heat, poisonous snakes and the ever present danger of dehydration. Survival tips include how to forage for food, build a shelter and extreme measures to avoid dehydrating.
Friday, July 13th, 2007
Bear Grylls offers survival tips in the Ecuadorian jungle. Included: building a bamboo bridge; making a bow and arrow; determining which plants are poisonous.
Friday, July 20th, 2007
Bear offers survival tips in Scotland's Cairngorms National Park. Included: using moss to purify water; skinning a deer; cooking a rabbit.
Friday, November 9th, 2007
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.
Friday, November 16th, 2007
s2e2: Desert Survivor
In the desert, Grylls offers tips on skinning and disemboweling a dead camel for water.
Friday, November 23rd, 2007
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.
Friday, November 30th, 2007
Survival techniques for Panama's mangrove swamps and jungle.
Friday, December 7th, 2007
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.
Friday, December 14th, 2007
s2e6: Andes Adventure
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.
Friday, December 21st, 2007
s2e7: Bear Eats
Grylls offers tips on dining in the wild, with some unusual offerings that are not necessarily palatable.
Friday, May 2nd, 2008
Grylls drops into the mighty Zambezi river.
Friday, May 9th, 2008
Grylls parachutes into the heart of the Namib desert.
Friday, May 16th, 2008
s2e10: Ring of Fire: Jungle Swamp (1)
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.
Friday, May 23rd, 2008
s2e11: Ring of Fire: Castaway (2)
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.
Friday, May 30th, 2008
s2e12: Siberia (1)
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.
Friday, June 6th, 2008
s2e13: Siberia: Land of Ice (2)
Grylls is in Siberia, learning survival techniques from the Tuvans and, eating raw yak liver as well as drinking its blood for food.
Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
s3e1: Baja Desert
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.
Wednesday, August 27th, 2008
s3e2: The Deep South
Grylls enters the swamps of Louisiana where he kills an alligator with a knife, and catches a catfish with his bare hands
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008
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.
Wednesday, September 10th, 2008
s3e4: South Dakota
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.
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
s3e5: Bear's Essentials
A clip-show from previous Man vs Wild episodes highlighting important survival techniques.
Monday, January 12th, 2009
Grylls heads to the jungle where he tackles a boa constrictor, he gets stuck over raging waters, and then he takes to the trees.
Monday, January 19th, 2009
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.
Monday, January 26th, 2009
Grylls takes on the deepest river based canyon, Hell's Canyon and the dangerous Snake River.
Monday, February 2nd, 2009
s3e9: Dominican Republic
Grylls has some tips on how to survive the hurricane season and he also eats a tarantula to survive
Monday, February 9th, 2009
Grylls heads to Turkey where he deals with dangerous animals and he also takes to the water
Monday, February 16th, 2009
Grylls heads to Romania where he takes on a bear and dangerous water channels.
Monday, February 23rd, 2009
s3e12: Bears Ultimate Survival Guide Part One
Grylls offers tips for surviving in some of the world's most unforgiving places.
Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
s4e1: Arctic Circle
Grylls goes to the Arctic Circle, where he encounters a frozen waterfall, wild reindeer and some of the coldest conditions on the planet.
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
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.
Wednesday, August 26th, 2009
Grylls demonstrates what it was like for soldiers who had to survive in the jungles of Vietnam, during the Vietnam War.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009
In Western Texas, Grylls falls to earth from an upturned biplane into the parched Chihuahuan Desert; he traverses deep gorges, locates an oasis and takes on a diamond back rattlesnake.
Wednesday, September 9th, 2009
Grylls returns to the wilderness of Alaska to survive the dangerous terrain of the Last Frontier.
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009
s4e6: Bear's Ultimate Survival Guide Part Two
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 worlds toughest terrains, eats raw goats testicles in the Sahara, and hunts porcupines.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
s4e7: The Inside Story
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.
Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
s4e8: Pacific Island
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.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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.
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
s4e10: Big Sky Country
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.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
Grylls rappels onto a live volcano in Guatemala, navigates a waterfall in an underground cave, creates a nest to safely sleep in but gets an unwelcome bed buddy, and encounters ancient Mayan ruins.
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
s4e12: Urban Survivor
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.
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
s4e13: Shooting Survival
Behind the scenes with Grylls's crew.
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
s4e14: North Africa
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.
Monday, June 1st, 2009
s5e1: Western Pacific
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.
Monday, June 1st, 2009
s5e2: Northern Australia
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.
Monday, June 1st, 2009
s5e3: Canadian Rockies
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.
Monday, June 1st, 2009
s5e4: Republic of Georgia
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.
Friday, June 5th, 2009
s5e5: Fan vs. Wild
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.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009
s5e6: Extreme Desert
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.
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
s5e7: Behind the Wild
Thursday, February 17th, 2011
s6e1: Arizona Sky Islands
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.
Thursday, February 24th, 2011
s6e2: Cape Wrath, Scotland
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
Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
s6e3: Norway: Edge of Survival
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.
Thursday, March 10th, 2011
s6e4: Borneo Jungle
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.
Thursday, March 17th, 2011
s6e5: Malaysian Archipelago
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 20ft and traps a wild boar.
Thursday, March 24th, 2011
s6e6: Global Survival Guide
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.
Monday, July 11th, 2011
s7e1: Men vs. Wild with Jake Gyllenhaal
In this episode, Bear is joined by movie star Jake Gyllenhaal as he attempts to find his way out of the Icelandic wilderness, doing (and eating) whatever they have to to survive.
Monday, July 18th, 2011
s7e2: New Zealand South Island
This week 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.
Monday, July 25th, 2011
s7e3: Iceland: Fire and Ice
Bear returns to Iceland to demonstrate the challenge of surviving its many pitfalls. His trek begins on an ice cap covering an active volcano, where food sources are scarce and travels down towards a civilization with swollen rivers between him and safety.
Friday, August 12th, 2011
s7e4: Red Rock Country
Bear treks through Southern Utah's Red Rock Country.
Friday, August 19th, 2011
s7e5: Land of the Maori
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.
Friday, August 26th, 2011
s7e6: Working in the Wild
Bear Grylls takes the viewer behind the scenes to meet the crew that follow his every step through the world's wildest environments.
Friday, July 20th, 2007
s1e16: Never Before Seen
Bear gets up close and personal with sharks in the Pacific, where he also must deal with rip currents and pounding surf. Included: previously unseen footage and new survival techniques.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Sunday, September 18th, 2011
Sunday, October 9th, 2011
Sunday, October 16th, 2011
Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
Sunday, October 30th, 2011