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The Lighter Side of Death

"1000 Ways to Die" Episode 7.

Originally aired March 1, 2009.

-- This is the Original Episode --

Dung For

Way to Die #314

On October 25, 1986, at Lucky Days Ranch, in Aberdeen, TX. A farmhand on the run from his boss for hitting on the farmer's daughter hides in a manure truck. A load of manure is dumped on the farmhand, suffocating and crushing him.

Alt names - Sh*t Happens

Brain Worms

Way to Die #622

On December 21, 1978, at General Hospital, in San Francisco, CA. A couple eat live snails and ingest Angiostrongylus cantonensis, parasites that travel through their bloodstreams to their brains, where they feed on their brain matter until the couple dies (with the man telling his girlfriend that he's a closet homosexual just before the two die).

Alt names - Es-Scar-Gooed

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


Way to Die #401

On November 12, 1995, at Shyrock Theater, in Flint, MI. A second-rate magician attempts to perform the famed "bullet catch trick". He taps the pistol (loaded with blanks) with his wand, not noticing that a piece of it has broken off and fallen into the barrel. When his ex-girlfriend assistant fires the blank in his direction for the illusion, the piece is propelled into his neck, severing his jugular vein, and he bleeds to death.

Alt names - Magic Bullet

Weed Whacked

Way to Die #429

On February 8, 2002, at Diablo Desert, in Fort Wayne, IN. Two stoners run out of marijuana, so they look for other things to light up. They unwittingly decide on North America's most toxic plant: poison sumac and are killed from flash pulmonary edema caused by its irritating urushiol fumes.

Alt names - Whacked

Rebel Without A Pulse

Way to Die #221

On July 4, 1867, at Stonetop Canyon, in Anniston, GA. Soon after the American Civil War, a Confederate deserter is ordered to be executed via firing squad. All of the shooters miss, but the deserter dies anyway. He was imagining the shots entering his chest, and it scares him to death.

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

Kill Basa

Way to Die #510

On August 16, 1996, at The Brig Disco, in New Orleans, LA. A man who wants to impress women with a "large package" uses surgical tubing to tie a 12-inch kielbasa sausage to his upper thigh. However, he makes it so tight that it cuts off his circulation. The blood in his clogged artery forms into a clot over the next several hours, eventually killing him at a night club.

Wanted Instead

Way to Die #364

On January 29, 2009, at Dougherty's Bar, in White Plains, NY. a drunk Guest tries to get in a fight with a girl's boyfriend, smashing a beer bottle to intimidate him but the man accidentally cut his hand instead causing a small Piece of Glass to get into his Blood Flow, It causes damage to the Heart and kills him.

(An unaired Segment in the US)

Escape Death Segment 7

See the chart about Escaped Deaths.

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JamesTherHAMPMaster 18:32, January 22, 2013 (UTC)