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"1000 Ways to Die" Episode 3.

Originally aired February 8, 2009.

Note: This is the first episode to be narrated by Ron Perlman.

-- This is the Original Episode --

A lawyer who winds up taking a fall / a Texan's hot wife gives him the hives / the sword swallower bites off more than he can chew / a sexaholic goes organic / two crazy co-eds who thinks life's a gas / a woodchipper gets a manly appetite

Habeas Corpse

Way to Die #64

On May 1, 1998, at Law Office, in Los Angeles, CA. Trying to impress a new workmate, a lawyer runs head-on into a window on the fortieth floor of his office to prove it unbreakable, a stunt he had done multiple times without any injury. Unfortunately, the window gives way and he falls to his death.

Alt names - Drop Dead Attorney

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

Chippin Dale

Way to Die #288

On August 11, 2003, at Sonoran Desert, in Yuma, AZ. While two men are shredding tree branches in a woodchipper, one of the branches jams the woodchipper. Anxious to go home, one of them foolishly tries to unjam the woodchipper with his foot, but his foot gets stuck in the machine and his entire body is shredded to pieces.

Trivia: This segment has also been used for "Death By Request: Special" as "Death By Request - Runner Up B" and "Top 100 Deaths".


Way to Die #226

On November 21, 1993, at Ball State College, in Kenosha, WI. A young couple in college climbs into a giant helium-filled basketball. Although they enjoy it at first, they begin to find it difficult to breathe in it after a while. Realizing that they need to get out, they try to, but cannot because they are unable to find the zipper to open it. They eventually suffocate to death due to the lack of oxygen.

Trivia: This segment has also been used for "Death By Request -- Runner Up A".

Me So Hornet

Way to Die #199

On September 27, 1992, at Boone Residence, in Lubbock, TX. A man doing lawn work is confronted by his wife for sex and agrees, but she forces him to get rid of a hornet's nest first. After failing to get it down with a rake, he gets a paintball gun and shoots the hornet's nest, knocking it to the ground. The hornets attack him and he dies from anaphylactic shock due to an unknown allergy to hornet venom.

Alt names - Hornet Venom Attack


Way to Die #952

On January 13, 2007, at Wood's Carnival, in Barnegat, NJ. A sword swallower trying to perform despite dwindling audiences and an unstable economy takes a bet to swallow an umbrella. However, the release button is accidentally hit in the process and the umbrella is lodged in his esophagus. This closes off his trachea and causes internal bleeding and choking, killing him.


Way to Die #674

On January 31, 2004, at Jennifer's Pad, in Roanoke, VA. While eyeing a handsome grocery store clerk, a woman gets the idea to use a peeled carrot as a dildo during her nightly masturbation session. While using the carrot during her session, a rough cut slices her vaginal wall, letting air into her circulatory system. An air bubble travels to her heart, blocking her blood flow, and the woman dies from an air embolism.

Alt names - Cursed Carrot

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

S*** Dead

Way to Die #743

On July 11, 1990 at Boone, California a man who hates all birds with a burning passion scares a sparrow hawk out of his lawn but when the bird flies over him it drops a load on the man's face which ends up entering his mouth, a week he's at the hospital dying of salmonella courtesy of the bird crap he accidentally ingested

(This Segment is not avaliable in the US Version of the Show)

Escape Death Segment 3

See the chart about Escaped Deaths.

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This is one of a few episodes that does not feature the death of a bad person/bastard/villain.