Hard Lives, Easy Deaths

"1000 Ways to Die" Episode 2.

Originally aired May 21, 2008.

Note: This is the second episode, which has been narrated by Thom Beers, who's also the series creator. Also, this is the first episode not to feature the death of a female.

-- This is the Original Episode --

Freeze Died

Way to Die #293

A man working at a mafia-owned South Philadelphia meat packing company is deliberately locked in a walk-in freezer out of revenge for stealing cuts of meat and getting his employer's 17-year-old granddaughter pregnant, and dies of hypothermia.

Trivia: This segment has also been used for "Top 100 Deaths".

Dive Bombed

Way to Die #713

A group of friends fly themselves home from Cabo San Lucas in a private plane shortly after going scuba diving. At 12,000 ft, they all suffer from decompression sickness and crash, causing the plane to explode and killing everyone aboard.


Way to Die #91

A land dispute between two brothers in Haiti ends with one brother asking a witch doctor to poison the other with tetrodotoxin, causing paralysis. Believed to be dead, the poisoned brother is buried alive, and his corpse is later found by grave robbers, having succumbed to suffocation. Shortly before the brother's death, he tried to claw his way out with his fingers, wearing them down to the bone.

Trivia: This segment has also been used for "Top 100 Deaths".

Wet Dream

Way to Die #606

A man who wants to live like a fish constructs a fish suit out of waterbed material and attempts to use it. The suit is so constricting, however, that he cannot get into the water fast enough, and he dies from heat exhaustion.

Fur Burger

Way to Die #112

In the 2nd century, one method of execution was wrapping the victim in freshly killed animal skins, tying him to a tree, and leaving him to be eaten alive by whatever carnivores happened to be in the area (a flock of vultures in this case).

Escape Death Segment 2

See the chart about Escaped Deaths.

Visit the 1000 Ways to Die website at: www.spike.com/shows/1000-ways-to-die.

JamesTherHAMPMaster 16:09, January 22, 2013 (UTC)

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