I Survived The show allows survivors to explain in their own words how they overcame life-threatening circumstances without dramatic reenactments. Most episodes feature two or three separate stories involving scenarios such as kidnapping, assaults, or getting injured or stranded in a remote location. The format shows the survivor speaking into the camera to describe their experiences, with occasional use of title cards to summarize events, or photographs of locations or people mentioned by the narrators.
What would you do if you were confronted with death? What gives someone the strength to survive?
Is it luck, chance, instinct? In a stripped-down, simple-yet-cinematic interview style, I Survived The series premiered on March 24, and aired its last episode on January 26, Its sister series "I Survived Beyond and Back" in which people share their near death experiences debuted in The specific problem is: the article does not have current information present. Please help improve this article if you can. November Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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A new series that tells the real-life stories of people who faced life-threatening events, yet somehow found the courage and strength to survive against all odds. In this episode, Bridget Kelly is raped, shot three times, and left for dead by an intruder in her Killeen, Texas home; Daryl is caught in a freak blizzard that threatens to bury him alive in his jeep in Washington State; and two boys, Ryan and John, survive a plane crash in Wichita, Kansas and maintain cell phone contact with a operator as rescuers desperately try to find them.
In New Philadelphia, OhioBrandi and her friend, Liz, offer a ride to a man who turns on them, fatally stabbing Liz repeatedly and sexually assaulting Brandi and then throwing her into a river. Joseph and two other men are stranded on a rocky, barren island for 13 days.
And Sam and Suzanne are kidnapped in Waldron, Arkansas by a hitchhiker who forces them to drive several hundred miles at gunpoint. Christine's and Heidi's trip on a Greek ferry becomes a nightmare when the boat begins to sink and the crew abandons the ship, leaving the panicked passengers to fend for themselves. In Newark, DelawareDebbie suffers a five-day ordeal at the hands of an attacker, who kills her husband, keeps her blindfolded and gagged, rapes her, and forces her to sleep next to him.
And a simple act of kindness in a vicious assault for elderly Jim when he is brutally attacked in his Rockford, Illinois apartment by his neighbor after inviting the young man into his home to talk. Lonnie plays dead for four agonizing hours after her boyfriend chokes her and shoots her four times in the head.
Rulona super-strong Olympic wrestler, gets stuck in a semi-frozen stream in Star Valley, Wyoming when he goes snowmobiling and faces a big decision. Stanley, a wise-cracking federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York is abducted by men with machine guns, and uses his unique talents and personality to show rapport with his captors in hopes they'll release him. When Dollar Store manager Denise is savagely attacked by robbers in Jacksonville, North Carolinaone thing keeps her alive -- her determination to make sure that her father would not have to attend her funeral.
Nick, a former Marine, is put to the survival test when he's stranded on a Lake Tahoe mountain in a snow blizzard with no cell phone, no food, and no winter clothing. And in Scranton, PennsylvaniaLeonilda must quickly think of a way to escape when her boyfriend forces her into his car at gunpoint, and tells her he's going to shoot her and dump her body in the river.
Maria fears for her safety as one of her fellow employees at the hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania where she works becomes increasingly volatile. She manages to get him fired, but a couple of months later, he bursts into her office with a gun, shooting her and killing her colleague. While driving in San Antonio, TexasJerry swerves his car to avoid a deer and crashes over an embankment where a tree branch becomes lodged in his throat.
Barely alive, he survives two days in the ravine until he finally manages to drag himself to the road's edge where he is spotted and saved. Melissa and her two-year-old daughter are sleeping at their home in Grand Rapids, Michiganwhen she is woken by an armed intruder.
The man slashes her with a knife and sexually assaults her before stuffing her in the trunk of her car. He then drives around for hours, picks up his friends and assaults her again. Finally, he leaves the car, leaving a terrified and injured Melissa to drive home to her abandoned daughter.
Wayne and Mary wake up to find their Macdona, Texas farm house surrounded by a cloud of lethal chlorine gas following a train derailment. Thus begins a harrowing six-hour ordeal until emergency services arrive, where they struggle to take a breath, cough up blood and watch their metal appliances literally melt before their eyes.
While Holly and her boyfriend Chris are taking a quiet stroll near the railroad tracks in Lexington, Kentuckythey are accosted by a man demanding money. Both are bound, gagged and then brutally bludgeoned. Chris dies at the scene, but Holly miraculously survives the rape and being stabbed in the neck and is able to seek help. Linda is driving home from work to her lakeside cabin in Canyon County, Idaho when she is run off the road in the middle of the night by four strangers.
High on drugs, they viciously attack her, demand money, set her car ablaze, and leave her for dead in a deserted field. She is rescued by two teenagers in a passing car who see the fire and drag her to safety.
Cari, a young mother living in Chico, Californiais brutally stabbed, beaten, and sexually assaulted by an intruder in her home, but knows she must survive the attack to save her son. A four-inch steel tow hook accidentally lodges into Kevin's throat, and any movement could sever his jugular vein and end his life.
When a gunman shoots and injures several people at a mall in Tacoma, Washington during Christmas time, Katherine, a store manager must obey his demands or risk having her co-worker Joe shot point blank in the head with a machine gun.
Three masked gunmen burst into Michelle's home in Needles, Californiathen tape dynamite to the bodies of the bank executive and her 7-year-old daughter, and order her to rob the bank vault where she works or they'll blow up her little girl. Teenagers Troy and Josh take a small sailboat out to an inlet near Hardeeville, South Carolina to go fishing, when they get caught by a dangerous current and are swept out to sea for six days. They must struggle to survive against heavy seas, freezing temperatures at night, burning hot temperatures during the day, and sharks that keep circling their boat.
This episode tells the harrowing story of how two students and a professor at Virginia Tech managed to survive the April 16, massacre at the school. One of the students, Colin, had to lay motionless and play dead as the gunman shot him four times.
We also chronicle the amazing story of the Minneapolis school bus with 52 children that plummeted 45 feet when a Minneapolis bridge collapsed in August Trapped Craigslist women wanting sex Eugene her seat, driver Kim held the brake, keeping the bus from rolling backwards, as counselor Jimmy and his co-workers rush to evacuate the children, including Kim's own daughter.
Jennifer, a young lawyer living in Houston, Texasmust use all of her instincts to fight off an intruder who stabs her with original intent to rape her; Sampson is a corn farmer in Kershaw County, South Carolina faced with the agonizing decision of whether to amputate his own arm or risk burning to death when his hand is pulled into a harvester that catches on fire.
Norina, a primary school principal in Winterstown, Pennsylvania must fight off a crazed man with a machete to save the lives of her students. A romantic walk in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania turns into a nightmare for young couple Dan and Danielle when a man forces them into his truck at gunpoint and shoots them both. A Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin snowmobile outing ends in a near-death experience for brothers James and David when they plunge through the ice of a frozen river.
Karli is brutally attacked twice with sulphuric acid by the same gang of hoodlums in Calumet City, Illinois. A heart-wrenching drama unfolds when Albert struggles to save himself and his family from drowning in frigid waters in Port Arthur, Texas and Lois, a prison officer in Buckeye, Arizona is sexually assaulted, but uses her strength and quick thinking skills to stay alive during the longest prison siege in U.
An ordinary Friday at the Seattle headquarters of the Jewish Federation turns nightmarish when a Pakistani gunman demands an end to the war in Iraq and Lebanon and shoots six workers. He kills one and wounds five before surrendering to the authorities. A criminal justice teacher in Corpus Christi, Texas is shot multiple times by an unknown assailant. Three months after recovery, he is poisoned three times by a woman who was stalking him. A young woman and three friends swim through shark-infested waters in Ormond Beach, Florida in a desperate bid for survival after their boat capsized during a storm.
One of her friends is killed by sharks before the group is rescued. Christi, a single mother in Fort Smith, Arkansasis kidnapped, raped, Craigslist women wanting sex Eugene and left for dead by three hardened criminals and her heroic survival is unforgettable. Fred, a long-haul truck driver in Fillmore, Utahmust drive his ton rig through the biggest fire in Utah History. Maria of Independence, Missouri is stalked and brutally attacked with a gun by her ex-boyfriend. After three ruthless hijackers the show erroneously says five take control of an EgyptAir flight and begin executing passengers, Jackie silently says goodbye to her loved ones when the lead hijacker picks her to be the next one to die.
She is shot in the back of the head but survives. Unfortunately, more than fifty passengers die when Egyptian commandos storm the plane. Todd loses half of the blood in his body while surfing when a great white shark clamps its jaws around his entire torso and shakes him like a rag doll.
Stephanie, a young single mother in Cincinnati, Ohiois repeatedly sexually assaulted and strangled in front of her 3-year-old son by the husband of a friend. While hiking in Orick, CaliforniaJim and his wife Nell must fight for their lives when they're attacked by a ferocious mountain lion.
Jennifer and her year-old cousin are driving at dusk in Lufkin, Texaswhen a deranged man shoots her in the arm with a shotgun and kills the year-old, before raping Jennifer. A quick stop at a gas station in Shelbyville, Indiana threatens Tammi's life when she's taken hostage by a violent criminal on the run from the police. Darren and Chastity's family is subjected to a vicious attack during a brutal home invasion in Madera, California. Ryan, a rail yard worker in Allentown, Pennsylvaniarisks his life to save a town. Julie, a realtor in Sarasota, Floridais beaten with an iron frying pan, by a man posing as a client.
Donna, a convenience store worker in rural Pasadena, Marylandplays dead to escape her abductor. Danelle, an endurance athlete, faces her greatest challenge ever after falling 60 feet in a remote canyon at Dixie National Forest.
Robert and Ana of Pocatello, Idaho put their lives on the line to protect their children in a home invasion. Gwen and the lieutenant are held hostage in a library along with eight other people in Salt Lake City, Utah by a man armed with a bomb and a gun. Rose, who is newly pregnant, is horrifically injured when she is caught in a fish processing machine on a boat in The Bering Sea. Kelly, a mother of three in Perrington, Michigansurvives a prolonged attack from her estranged husband. ZIP: 97405 97404 97401 97403 97402 97440