I Shouldn't Be Alive
I Shouldn't Be Alive is a documentary television series that airs on multiple networks in the United States, Canada, the U.K., the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, India, Iran, Pakistan, South Africa and the Philippines. I Shouldn't Be Alive is made by Darlow Smithson Productions, a UK-based production company.The show features accounts of individuals and groups caught in dangerous scenarios, presented both through interviews and dramatic reenactments. The main focus is how the survivors survived and the decisions they made that kept them alive.The show is currently casting on Animal Planet.com.It was announced on August 4 that I Shouldn't Be Alive was canceled by Animal Planet.
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S01 E01Oct 29, 2005
Shark Survivor Oct 29, 2005 1982. Five people get caught in a tropical storm and their yacht sinks. They have to survive in the middle of the ocean on a raft with absolutely no survival equipment. To their horror they find the area of the ocean to be infested with sharks.
S01 E02Nov 5, 2005
Lost in the Snow Nov 5, 2005 A U.S. Army Private, his wife, and their five-month old son travel to a funeral, but on the way there, they miss the sign that leads to the city and instead go into an uninhabited national park which is closed for the winter.
S01 E03Nov 12, 2005
Escape from the Amazon Nov 12, 2005 Three friends go to the Amazon for a trip but things get nasty when their guide leads them to jeopardy. As the four (three friends and guide) split into two groups, one pair faces disaster at every turn, while the other two are never heard from again.
S01 E04Nov 19, 2005
Swept Away Nov 19, 2005 Two friends go kayaking in the Strait of Georgia. When the tide comes in, one friend falls from his kayak and fears that he will end up in the Pacific Ocean.
S01 E05Nov 26, 2005
Kidnap in the Killing Fields Nov 26, 2005 A man involved in demining Cambodia accidentally steps on a landmine and blows off his leg. Two years earlier, he was kidnapped by a murderous group of Khmer Rouge.
S01 E06Dec 3, 2005
Jaws of Death Dec 3, 2005 A man crashes his plane in the African savannah. With legs broken in a total of six different places, he has to make it alive past lions and other dangerous predators in a state of intense pain and loss of leg mobility.
S01 E07Mar 11, 2006
Trapped Under a Boulder Mar 11, 2006 An environmentalist heads for a remote island off the coast of Queensland, he then meets a Dutch man on a deserted beach. A one ton slab of granite hits the environmentalist and pins him down to the bed of a creek. The Dutchman must find help for his new friend.
S02 E01Nov 11, 2006
Nightmare Canyon Nov 11, 2006 Two brothers go on a hike in Utah's Canyons. They expect the trip will take no more than 8 hours, but when freezing temperatures come, one brother breaks his leg and the other has to find help... and fast.
S02 E02Nov 18, 2006
Frozen at 20,000 Feet Nov 18, 2006 A couple go on a tour of the San Jacinto Mountains, only to find themselves stranded and alone for 4 days fighting for their lives.
S02 E03Nov 25, 2006
Trapped Under the Ice Nov 25, 2006 A man and his aged dad go kayaking in the Alaskan wilderness. Everything goes fine until they run into some ice on the river, and soon find themselves swept underneath.
S02 E04Dec 2, 2006
Into the Heart of Darkness Dec 2, 2006 Two close friends head for the Amazon rain forest and get lost in the jungle. They have to survive the dangers of the jungle and hold on to sanity as they find their way home.
S02 E05Dec 9, 2006
Blood in the Water Dec 9, 2006 Five boat safari goers find themselves stranded in the hippo and crocodile-infested Zambezi River when their watercraft sinks due to a mad hippo. Three get stranded on a submerged sand flat in the middle of the river and the other barely makes it to the shore. None of them are protected from Africa's deadly wildlife.
S02 E06Dec 16, 2006
Dive into Danger Dec 16, 2006 Two divers get stranded in the Pacific Ocean when their boat has to leave them. As they believe help is not coming they make a decision to swim for shore miles away or die trying.
S02 E07Dec 23, 2006
A Walk in Hell Dec 23, 2006 A group of five teenaged scouts and three adult guides hike into the Grand Canyon during a heat wave. As their water runs out and the older members collapse in exhaustion, three of the teenagers must set out on their own to reach the Colorado River.
Season 3Prime Video | Animal Planet | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Jan 16, 2010
Trapped in the Canyon Jan 16, 2010 Two-time adventure racing world champion Danelle Ballengee suffers a pelvis-shattering 60-foot fall and 2 nights in sub-freezing weather in a Canyon near Moab, Utah, accompanied only by her dog, Taz.
S03 E02Jan 23, 2010
Date from Hell Jan 23, 2010 A couple go on a tour of the San Jacinto Mountains, only to find themselves stranded and alone for 4 days fighting for their lives.
S03 E03Jan 30, 2010
Nightmare on the Mountain Jan 30, 2010 An 18 year-old elk hunter in Montana is seriously injured by a bear and must spend a night wandering the wooded mountain area in search of help before his injuries claim his life while his parents search for him.
S03 E04Feb 6, 2010
Crushed and Alone Feb 6, 2010 A man drives his quadbike in the Canadian Wilderness, loses control of it and he and the quadbike topple over and he ends up getting his legs get crushed by the quadbike and survives for 4 days.
S03 E05Feb 13, 2010
Boys Adrift Feb 13, 2010 Two teenagers plan on going fishing in a less than seaworthy boat when a riptide drags them into the Atlantic ocean. They face extreme dehydration, hunger, and weather for 6 days while awaiting rescue.
S03 E06Apr 3, 2010
Fear in Freefall Apr 3, 2010 Three friends sky diving trip goes horribly wrong when their plane gets caught by a storm, sending them into the shark infested waters of Costa Rica.
Season 4Prime Video | Animal Planet | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Oct 14, 2010
A Dad's Worst Nightmare Oct 14, 2010 Divorcee Mathew McGough is taking his five-year-old daughter Shannon for an overnight camping trip to Wallaroo Rocks, deep in the Western Australian Outback. It's Mathew's last chance to spend time with his daughter before he packs up and moves to South Australia to start a new life, so he's keen to make it a trip to remember. When Mathew takes a wrong turn it triggers a sequence of disastrous events that puts both their lives in serious danger. After 8 days in the outback Mathew is on the verge of death and confronted with an excruciating dilemma - kill his young daughter, or leave her to face a painful death alongside him, in one of the world's most hostile environments.
S04 E02Oct 21, 2010
Shipwrecked Family Oct 21, 2010 On the final leg of an amazing two year sailing voyage, the Silverwood Family hit some stormy weather 180 miles west of Bora Bora in the South Pacific. It's no big deal, until a broken mast pin and a submerged rocky reef suddenly turns their adventure into a potentially deadly one. As the mast snaps, it falls on dad John, severing his leg. It's up to teenage son Ben, to become the man and help to save his family. He gets the family off the sinking boat, but as they spend a terrifying night on a reef in the middle of the ocean, will rescue get to them before Ben's father dies of blood loss?
S04 E03Oct 28, 2010
Trapped on a Ledge Oct 28, 2010 Charlie Hench has set himself a big challenge before he turns the big 50 - to fulfil his dream of a late-summer solo hike through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. But he underestimates the challenge ahead. Charlie is at 9,000 feet when an early snowstorm suddenly blows in. The amateur hiker is soon out of his depth, lost in the snow-covered landscape. A missed step on the treacherous boulders and he's crashes over the side of the mountain. Only a ledge, the size of a car bonnet, saves him from falling 500 feet to his death. Charlie is trapped and badly injured, with a shattered wrist and fractured spine. He's alone and there's no way up or down. He knows no-one will even know he's missing for days, but will he survive trapped on the exposed on the side of a cliff?
S04 E04Nov 4, 2010
Crashed in the Rockies Nov 4, 2010 Trainee pilot Justin Kirkbride takes two friends, Tommy and Larry, on a sightseeing tour of the Rocky Mountains, but crashes on a steep, snowy mountainside. Larry breaks his leg, while best friend Tommy is knocked unconscious. Only Justin escapes unscathed. He decides to hike 45 miles down the treacherous mountainside in search of help. As darkness falls he picks up a cell signal and manages to summon a rescue helicopter. He joins the rescue pilots in the search for his two missing friends, but their crash site is hidden by thick pine forest. The search is about to be called off when disaster strikes again - the rescue helicopter clips a tree and smashes into the mountainside. Can Kirkbride escape with his life for the second time in 24 hours? And will his passengers now succumb to their injuries during the freezing night?
S04 E05Nov 11, 2010
Death in the Sea of Cortez Nov 11, 2010 Lifelong friends Joseph Rangel and Lorenzo Madrid, both in their 50s, sign up for a five-day sport fishing trip in the Sea of Cortez. On their final day of fishing the two Americans and their Mexican guide Pepe are shipwrecked on a remote and hostile desert island. With no sign of a rescue mission and little in the way of food or water the three men are in dire straights. Their only hope of survival is to embark on an epic 12 day journey to the northern tip of the Island where they hope to attract the attention of passing fishermen. But the extreme heat and unforgiving landscape exacts the ultimate toll ... not all of them make it out alive.
S04 E06Nov 18, 2010
76 Days Adrift Nov 18, 2010 Steven Callahan departs from El Hierro in the Canary Islands, in Napoleon Solo - a sloop he designed and built himself. He's bound for Antigua as part of the Mini Transat 6.50 single-handed sailing race from Penzance, England. One night a ferocious storm severely damages his boat. He escapes the sinking vessel in an inflatable life-raft, nicknamed Ducky, with a meagre supply of food and water. For 76 days he is adrift in the Atlantic Ocean at the mercy of the currents and winds. During his ordeal he is battered by the elements, attacked by sharks and plagued by constant punctures to his raft. It's an epic story where one man's will to survive is put to the ultimate test.
S04 E07Nov 25, 2010
Alone in the Amazon Nov 25, 2010 Fresh-faced twenty two year old Brit Benedict Allen embarks on an epic six-month expedition which will take him from the mouth of the Orinoco River to the Mouth of the Amazon River through six hundred miles of uncharted jungle. On the final leg of his journey Benedict meets two gold miners who steal his guides then threaten to kill him. Fearing for his life Benedict is forced to tackle the wilds of the Amazon with only his faithful dog, Cashoe, for company. His inexperience nearly costs him dear when he capsizes his canoe, losing virtually all his provisions. Embarking on the 100 miles journey through dense rainforest to safety Benedict is struck down by Malaria and a severe case of 'jungle madness'. On the verge of starvation he makes the drastic decision to eat the one living thing he can catch - his beloved dog. But will he ever find civilization?
Season 5Prime Video | Animal Planet | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Jul 7, 2011
Avalanche! Jul 7, 2011 Five young guys from Bozeman, Montana have got together for a back-country ski trip to celebrate New Year 2005. Sam Kavanagh, Blake Morstad, Jason Thompson, Chris Maki and Matt Schuyler have grown up together. They're close friends and expert skiers. On the final day of their trip they accidentally trigger a huge avalanche. One of the gang is killed and another is left critically injured. Miles from safety, a dream adventure turns into a living hell.
S05 E02Jul 14, 2011
Blood on the Mountain Jul 14, 2011 British hiker Matt Briggs spends ten days stranded in the mountains of New Zealand's South Island following a crippling fall on a solo trek. With no sign of rescue and his supplies running low, Matt and his canine companion 'Little Dog' must fight horrendous injuries and brutal terrain to save their own lives.
S05 E03Jul 23, 2011
First Date Nightmare Jul 23, 2011 Experienced climbers Rachel Kelsey and Jeremy Colenso are in the Swiss Alps descending the Piz Badille Mountain when they are caught up in a terrifying electrical storm. Anchored onto the mountain with their metal climbing equipment, Rachel and Jeremy have become human lightning conductors. They have a heart-stopping dilemma - risk it all climbing down through the storm or spend the night on the mountain, where temperatures dip to -20.
S05 E04Jul 28, 2011
Christmas Horror Jul 28, 2011 Students Sonja Rendell and Marni Sheppeard are on a 3-day hike in Arthur's Pass National Park, staying in picturesque huts and planning to visit thermal mud pools, before returning home for a family Christmas. But when their path is blocked by ice, the girls take a detour. What started as a steep slope quickly becomes a sheer cliff - with Sonja clinging to the rock with just her finger tips. Returning to the trail is no longer an option as the girls fight to survive on a tiny rock ledge in torrential rain and wind. Will Sonja and Marni be able to climb their way to safety?
S05 E05Oct 1, 2011
Climb out of Hell Oct 1, 2011 Amateur photographer Jordan Nicurity is exploring a beautiful cove on Hornby Island in British Columbia when he falls 20ft from a cliff, shattering his pelvis and rupturing internal organs. Crippled by injury Jordan faces a life and death struggle only miles from where he lives. For 4 days his will to survive is put to the ultimate test.
S05 E06Oct 1, 2011
Til Death Do Us Part Oct 1, 2011 In 2009, Tom and Linda Bosworth set off on a short 'jeeping' adventure to a beautiful but remote canyon in New Mexico.. Disaster strikes when their jeep hits a large rock causing it to roll. Stuck in the middle of nowhere, their car broken beyond repair, Tom and Linda are suddenly thrown into a desperate fight for survival.
Season 6Prime Video | Animal Planet | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Oct 8, 2011
Volcano Vacation Hell Oct 8, 2011 Businessman and entrepreneur Dewey Gaedcke decides to check out the spectacular Kilauea Volcano, driving down a secluded local road, before hiking through the dark to a viewing spot. But in the dead of night, becomes disorientated - in the heart of a 330,000-acre national park, covered with deep craters, steaming volcanic vents and crusty lava fields. Dewey is faced with a five day battle to live in this arid, lunar landscape.
S06 E02Oct 8, 2011
Chasm of Death Oct 8, 2011 School teachers and old friends, Ben Gowans, Jason Cox and Clay Craig embark on a 'guy's trip' to the remote wilderness of Utah. Ben has talked his friends into canyoneering through some of the states most beautiful slot canyons. But after taking a wrong turn the friends quickly find that they are in way over their heads. With no way out, Ben decides to climb 60ft up and out of the canyon. As he's nearing the top disaster strikes - the rock he's holding onto snaps and he freefalls back down the canyon. Severely injured and unable to move Ben's life rests in the hands of his friends.
S06 E03Oct 15, 2011
Dive of Terror Oct 15, 2011 In 2006, ex-Navy diver Rob Hewitt embarks on a short recreational fishing dive off the Kapiti Coast near Wellington, New Zealand. A fun day turns into a living nightmare when he gets caught in a vicious rip current and gets dragged out to sea. Coming face to face with a huge shark and suffering dehydration and exposure Rob is driven to the limit of human endurance.
S06 E04Oct 15, 2011
Escape from Bear Mountain Oct 15, 2011 In the summer of 2010 Texan Gary Nall and his friend Dave Akers take a trip in Dave's Cessna to the Knick Glacier deep in the Alaskan wilderness. Out of the blue they hit a pocket of turbulence and crash land into the mountainside. Seriously injured and stuck in the middle of bear country the two friends face a fight to survive.