The Day I Almost DiedSeason 1
Astounding first-person accounts are combined with stunning, dramatic recreations and real-life footage to reveal that anyone, at any time, can fall victim to an almost deadly self-inflicted injury.
- 1. NailedJuly 11, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA mom sends a text while driving and wakes up with a guardrail through her car. A young woman partying with friends falls off of a boat into a spinning propeller. A professional sword-swallower nearly makes the ultimate sacrifice while performing.
- 2. Trial by FireJuly 18, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen a farmer’s arm gets stuck in a corn picker, it’s only the beginning of his harrowing experience. A woman’s home project turns into a nightmare as doctors try to save her life. A young man’s life changes in an instant on a California beach.
- 3. Limb for LimbJuly 25, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAn Arizona teenager slips with disastrous consequences when he tries to jump a fence to the pool. A Louisiana bull rider has a run-in with a bull that he barely survives. A woman’s home improvement project ends in a bloody disaster.
- 4. Earth, Surf and FireAugust 1, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA truck mechanic is working under a big rig when it crashes off its jack. A Florida teenager "car surfing" on a friend’s car flies off the car and into the roadway. A Utah man who lives to hunt almost dies from it on opening day of deer season.
- 5. Hard LessonsAugust 8, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA woman is rock climbing with friends when a boulder falls on her. A California woman rushing to her knitting circle falls on her bag of knitting needles. An adrenaline junkie nearly ends his thrill-seeking life attempting to break a speed record.
- 6. Nightmare in the AirAugust 15, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA pilot takes his gyrocopter for a ground test when a gust of wind lofts him into the air. A 4th of July enthusiast buys illegal explosives that unexpectedly ignite. A father falls asleep at the wheel and awakes with a post through his car and body.
- 7. Dark PlacesAugust 22, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen a Connecticut man’s arm is stuck in the basement furnace, he must do the unimaginable to get out alive. A dirt bike rider takes a deadly blow to the neck. A South Carolina man crawling under his truck to start it makes a nearly fatal mistake.
- 8. ShaftedAugust 29, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA father of nine falls deep into an abandoned mine shaft, clinging to life as he waits for a rescue team. A Florida teenager comes face-to-face with an 11-foot alligator. A Michigan woman rides a snowmobile for the first time and loses control.
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