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The Day I Almost Died

Season 1
Accidents occur without warning, from falling off a boat only to be sucked under the motor, to shooting a nail gun through your heart, or getting nearly crushed by a big rig. The Day I Almost Died combines first-person accounts with dramatic recreations and real life footage to reveal that anyone, at any time, can fall victim to a fatal self-inflicted injury.
IMDb 9.020158 episodes
16+
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - 1-01
    July 10, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    A 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.
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  2. S1 E2 - Trial by Fire
    July 17, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    When 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.
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  3. S1 E3 - Limb for Limb
    July 25, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    An 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.
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  4. S1 E4 - Earth, Surf & Fire
    November 4, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    A 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.
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  5. S1 E5 - Hard Lessons
    October 28, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    A 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.
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  6. S1 E6 - Nightmare in the Air
    May 31, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    A 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.
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  7. S1 E7 - Dark Places
    August 22, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    When 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.
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  8. S1 E8 - Shafted
    June 19, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    A 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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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Evan CecilTed Leonard
Producers
Michael BrockhoffDavid FrankCaitlin MaynardStacy WatersBryan GildnerLarry V. SantanaElisabeth de KleerElaine Marie Gibson
Starring
Mike Brang
Studio
Discovery Life Channel
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