Man vs. Wild

Discovery Channel (ended 2011)



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Man vs. Wild
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Show Summary

Bear Grylls travels around the globe to find the most dangerous tourist locations and environments, in order to show us how to survive in them. With his simple survival techniques and his knowledge of the wildlife, he is able to give handy tips that could effectively save lives. Whether it's traversing across volcanoes or stuck on a desert island, Bear is always one step ahead when it comes to survival of the fittest.


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    • Nasty & heartless

      There is no need ( cameras are present) for this guy to find baby snakes - bite their heads off & eat them. The animals are in their natural habitat - you are the stranger. Some of the bugs are disgusting - they don't save you. Quit eating nasty sh--. Pretend to eat them like you pretend to be lost. He goes out of his way to walk in water . One of the first rules of survival is to stay dry. By the way did I say quit eating disgusting sh--. ( especially when you really don't have to). Just say you could eat this or you can eat that - don't bite the poor thing head off then actually eat him. Boy you nasty and did I say heartless.moreless
    • Excellent Show

      Man vs. Wild has few scenes that are staged and fake, but it's way too obvious that the majority of it is very real. Either way, who gives a shit? This show is very entertaining and highly educational. Bear Grylls is unbelievably knowledgable about anything that has to do with nature and survival, from wildlife and weather to building and improvisation. The show is also very exciting. Bear places himself in many near-death situations that can leave you on the edge of your seat. And probably the highlight of every episode is when Bear eats some of the most revolting (but seemingly beneficial) things you can imagine, from insects to fluid from animal dung O_O Everything about MvW is entertaining and fun to watch and it was one of my highlight shows during the golden days of Discovery Channel, when the channel was actually educational instead of showing random crap like they do today.moreless
    • good adventures

      this is the best program i used to look out its has cool adventures that having bear i like bear and appreciate his survival instinct
    • What the hell?

      I just read something that says this is pretty much fake sh**. I did like this show. Found it interesting. Who knows now.:(
    • let's see who can handle the truth !!

      An entire episode was shot in Australia, in a caravan park .... yes ..... the whole park was booked, filled with crew and Mr Grylls of course. All the 'food' placements was marked with markers, routes were plotted, etc.

      Yes, he does the stunts himself.

      If he makes a mistake or the scene is not done correctly the 'action part' was re-shot !!!!

      Regular breaks were taken during the shooting and after a days 'work' they retire to their caravans.

      and that's 'how it's made'

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    More Info About This Show


    Documentary, Science


    man vs. nature, journey into the abyss, not for the faint of heart, isolation from society, wildlife habitat