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"She-Manned", Way to Die #24, is the fifth death featured in "Death Penalties", which aired on February 29, 2012.


Lydia (Lauren Powers) is a female bodybuilder who works as a fetish actress for wimpy men, who are sexually aroused by being manhandled by a much stronger women. Hank (Chris J. Johnson) was one of Lydia's best customers. Lydia decides to entertain him by crushing a watermelon between her thighs. Lydia successfully manages to crush the watermelon, but suddenly begins to choke and dies, Sending her to heaven. Hank then runs out of the house, freaking out. Earlier in the day, Lydia had taken some muscle relaxers and decided to take a bath in order to prepare for Hank. Lydia, who is far too relaxed, ends up passing out in the tub and sinks under the water, but awakens before she can drown, but still intakes a large amount of water. Lydia died from a condition called "dry drowning".


  • Lauren Powers - Lydia (lead: intended victim)
  • Chris J. Johnson - Hank
  • Dallas Malloy - Female Body Builder
  • Dr. Steve Burstein - Interventional Cardiologist


  • It is based on the myth of dry drowning.

Segment Nicknames

  • Wet & Dry (Spike TV)

Foreign names

  • Ahogo Musculoso (Hunky Choke) - Latin American dub