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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Piranha

5 April 2009
The myth of man-eating piranha is examined with actual demonstrations focusing on what triggers piranha attacks.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 2: Killer Catfish

12 April 2009
Jeremy investigates stories of people seen suddenly disappearing underwater without a trace in a river in India. Among the lethal candidates Jeremy examines swirling river currents, crocodiles and catfish.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 3: Alligator Gar

19 April 2009
Jeremy is on the hunt for an armor plated, 300 pound, river fish suspected of being a man-eater that lives, can you believe it, in the United States.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 4: European Maneater

26 April 2009
Reports of predation by Wells catfish on humans dates back to medieval times. Jeremy tries to determine if the legend is likely to be true.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 5: Amazon Assassins

3 May 2009
Is there really a fish nearly 10 feet long that has resulted in the disappearance of numerous fishermen in the amazon basin? If there is, Jeremy will catch it.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 6: Amazon Flesh Eaters

10 May 2009
Are catfish as fearsome predators as their name sake terrestrial felines. Jeremy thinks so and he's looking to prove it. But it's a little four inch fish that turns his blood cold.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 7: Freshwater Shark

17 May 2009
Jeremy wants to know what a shark is doing up river miles form the ocean, why it's munching on people and most important, did it bring some friends and relatives he can catch.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Demon Fish

28 March 2010
Jeremy Wade catches a Goliath Tigerfish from the Congo River in Africa.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 2: Death Ray

25 April 2010
Jeremy Wade fishes for the giant freshwater Stingray in the Mekong River in Thailand. Much to his surprise, the fish multiplies before his eyes.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 3: Killer Snakehead

2 May 2010
Angler Jeremy Wade fishes in Florida for the Asian fish, the giant snakehead, which has invaded the state's waterways.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 4: Congo Killer

9 May 2010
Jeremy Wade travels to the Congo River in Africa to fish for the Kamba Catfish. Also featured are the Vundu Catfish and the African Lungfish.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 5: Alaskan Horror

16 May 2010
Extreme angler Jeremy Wade fishes in Alaska Salmon (only to lose it to a Grizzly Bear), and for the enormous White Sturgeon.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 6: Rift Valley Killers

23 May 2010
Jeremy Wade is on a quest to Africa's Rift Valley, to explore the roots of fishing and the monsters these first fishermen faced.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 7: Hidden Predator

30 May 2010
Jeremy Wade goes to South Africa to catch a bull shark in a freshwater river where they have now made their home.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 8: Special: Killer Catfish (Extended Cut)

31 May 2010


Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Mutilator

10 April 2011
Jeremy Wade travels to Papua New Guinea to investigate a spate of bizarre deaths on the Sepik River. An island renowned for cannibalism, macabre rituals, and head hunters, Wade is on the trail of creature reported to devour certain male body parts.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 2: Flesh Ripper

17 April 2011
Jeremy Wade is on the trail of a mysterious man-eater described over two hundred years ago by a famous explorer. Is the eight-foot beast in question a mere legend, or could it be the same, flesh and blood creature that has attacked divers and children?

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 3: Silent Assassin

24 April 2011
Jeremy Wade travels to the Paraná River in the remote corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. This creature is not armed with bone crunching jaws or razor sharp teeth but a razor-sharp blade tipped with tissue destroying venom.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 4: Chainsaw Predator

1 May 2011
Angler Jeremy Wade heads to the Australian outback to try and catch the rare and fearsome Freshwater Sawfish. This shadowy predator is said to be 18 feet long and attacks boats - but does the fact that it could slash Jeremy to shreds make it a killer?

Season 3, Episode 5: Electric Executioner

15 May 2011
Jeremy Wade travels to Brazil's 'wild west' in search of a river monster that has killed three cowboys. Jeremy finally corners his elusive prey in the most unexpected place. All he has to do then is catch it, without getting killed.

Season 3, Episode 6: Cold-Blooded Horror

22 May 2011
Jeremy Wade travels to Japan, to try and uncover the truth behind two of their most extraordinary River Monster legends. He is about to discover a monster like nothing he has ever encountered before.

Season 3, Episode 7: Jungle Killer

24 May 2011
Jeremy Wade sets out to discover the true river monster of South America. Piranha get all the press. There's a more fearsome predator lurking in its rivers? Tipped off by an attack on a diver, Jeremy soon discovers that there is a real monster to find.

Season 3, Episode 8: Special: The Deadliest

3 April 2011

Season 3, Episode 9: Special: The Most Bizarre

8 May 2011
Jeremy relives his encounters with some of the strangest and bizarre freshwater creatures.

Season 3, Episode 10: Special: The Lost Reels - Amazonian Giant

27 May 2011
This two-part special - featuring long-lost footage never before seen by U.S. audiences - captures some of the biggest moments in Jeremy Wade's life. Journey back to 2002 in part one, "Amazon," as Jeremy searches for one of the world's largest freshwater fish: the arapaima. And in part two, "India," Jeremy travels to India in 2005 in search of a man-eating catfish called the goonch.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 11: Special: The Lost Reels - Himalayan Giant

27 May 2011

Season 3, Episode 12: Special: River Monsters Goes Tribal

29 May 2011
Jeremy Wade attempts to survive alongside some of the world's best tribal fishermen using spears, bows and arrows, and even spiders webs to catch his prey. These master fishermen live in a tropical island paradise, where they fish and swim in some of the most shark-infested waters on the planet. As Jeremy throws himself into South Pacific tribal life, he comes closer than ever to one of the world's ultimate predator.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: American Killers

1 April 2012
Jeremy Wade treks across the United States in search of deadly river monsters living in the nation's waterways. Wade ventures from the popular Indian River Lagoon in Florida where unsuspecting water enthusiasts are faced with what could become a modern day Jaws, to the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, where underwater hunters have reached man-eating proportions.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 2: Pack of Teeth

8 April 2012
From the Okavango swamps in southern Africa there are stories of a piranha-like fish that hunts in marauding packs, tearing into other fish, and even human flesh. Angler Jeremy Wade heads into the watery labyrinth to track down this deadly swarm.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 3: Invisible Executioner

15 April 2012
Jeremy Wade takes on Africa's wild Zambezi River to unmask an invisible predator that's dragging fisherman to their deaths. Crocs and hippos are guilty of killing many in plain view, yet it seems there's another monster stalking these deadly waters.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 4: Asian Slayer

22 April 2012
Angler Jeremy Wade returns to the remote rivers of India's Himalayas to investigate a fresh spate of savage attacks. Jeremy thinks he knows the perpetrator's identity, but his plans to catch the monster hit trouble when he learns it's a sacred animal.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 5: Killer Sharks and Rays

29 April 2012
An elite handful of fish are capable of living and thriving in both fresh and saltwater. Among these specialists are aggressive man-eaters, venomous giants and a wickedly armed beast that hails from a bygone age. In this special edition of River Monsters, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade relives his thrilling encounters with some of these fearsome intruders that swim in from beyond the surf. Jeremy reveals how our understanding of these predators has shifted dramatically in recent years and answers pertinent questions about what draws these ocean-dwelling hunters into freshwater in the first place and how they are capable of crossing what is normally an impenetrable barrier.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 6: Russian Killer

6 May 2012
Extreme angler Jeremy Wade heads to Russia's remote Amur River, where the mysterious deaths of three men appear to be linked with a reclusive freshwater giant. The prime suspect is a predator that can top a ton and exceed eighteen feet in length.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 7: Mongolian Mauler

13 May 2012
When he hears of a recent bloody attack in a remote Mongolian river, angler Jeremy Wade wonders if it could be the work of a giant fish so rare that it's more legend than fact. Pound for pound, this man-sized monster is said to be one of the strongest.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 8: Phantom Assassin

20 May 2012
Jeremy Wade returns to Australia's predator-packed Fitzroy River in search of one of the world's rarest and least known fish - the Northern River Shark. It's so elusive that only twenty have ever been caught.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 9: Lair of Giants

27 May 2012
Jeremy Wade explores the hostile wildness of the Essequibo, Guyana's largest river and one of South Americas best kept secrets. Armed with only old journals and his rod, Jeremy is on a mission to discover if monsters of the past still exist.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 10: Special: Killer Weapons

22 May 2012
A look at the ways marine animals attack and the physical attributes that make them so dangerous.

Season 4, Episode 11: Special: Lethal Legends

23 May 2012

Season 4, Episode 12: Special: Deadliest Encounters

24 May 2012

Season 4, Episode 13: Special: Deadliest Catfish

27 May 2012
Jeremy discusses a few species of catfish he has come across that strike him as the most deadly and dangerous of the catfish family

Season 4, Episode 14: Special: Untold Stories

25 May 2012


Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Face Ripper

7 April 2013
Angler Jeremy Wade investigates his most disturbing case yet - the story of a man who had his face ripped off in a remote Bolivian river. The journey through dangerous jungle ends with a confrontation with one of his oldest adversaries.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 2: Atomic Assassin

14 April 2013
After venturing to over 20 countries in search of monster fish, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade is thrown headfirst into his most dangerous challenge to date. Stories of grizzly attacks in a remote rural corner of Ukraine lead him on the hunt for an elusive lake monster but the centuries old trail soon lands him at the most unlikely location: the site of the worst nuclear accident in human history, Chernobyl's reactor number 4. In a nerve-shredding race against radiation and time, can he uncover the culprit and could it really be the gargantuan mutant of his innermost nightmares?

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host
Tim Mousseau ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 3: Killer Torpedo

21 April 2013
Angler Jeremy Wade ventures deep into the heart of Central America in search of a man-sized killer said to leap into boats and cause fatal injuries as it knocks fishermen unconscious and smashes their bones.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host
Daniel Göz ... Himself - Fisherman

Season 5, Episode 4: Colombian Slasher

5 May 2013
Angler Jeremy Wade pushes himself and his gear past breaking point to discover what killed a bride in the Colombian Amazon. Amidst dense jungle and hostage-taking rebels, Jeremy discovers evidence that turns the investigation on its head.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 5: Vampires of the Deep

12 May 2013
Extreme angler Jeremy Wade embarks on a punishing mission to the heart of a thundering waterfall in the Pacific Northwest to battle an ancient river monster said to rise from the murky depths to attack swimmers.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 6: Legend of Loch Ness

27 May 2010
Jeremy Wade is on a mission to track down the famous monster of Loch Ness, but can he succeed where so many have failed? The journey will take him from the depths of Loch Ness to the volcanoes of Iceland, all in pursuit of the mother of all monsters.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: Amazon Titanic

6 April 2014
It was hailed as the safest boat on the river, but when the Sobral Santos sank on a pitch-black night, it's said many of the passengers were eaten alive. The death toll ran into the hundreds and dwarfs all of angling explorer Jeremy Wade's previous investigations combined. So, what was to blame? A river this vast hides many dangerous secrets, and Jeremy will have to travel hundreds of miles to retrace the doomed boat's last voyage. On the way he faces adversaries, old and new, as he goes to extreme lengths to uncover what was behind the Amazon Apocalypse.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6, Episode 2: Jungle Terminator

13 April 2014
Biologist and freshwater detective Jeremy Wade continues his year of Amazon exploration, investigating three mysterious deaths in three separate countries: Peru, Colombia and Brazil. The bodies have been recovered with bizarre injuries, the likes of which Jeremy has never seen before. In a bid to get to the truth, Jeremy embarks on his most remote mission yet, crossing dangerous borders and passing through the territories of warring tribes to live with the Matis, a mysterious, secretive tribe, deep in the Brazilian Amazon. Can they get him closer to the terrifying creature he's come so far to find?

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6, Episode 3: River of Blood

20 April 2014
Investigating reports of a brutal riverside mutilation, Jeremy Wade heads to remote wetlands. There, he comes face to face with one of South America's greatest freshwater fighters and uncovers the slasher stalking Argentina's River of Blood.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6, Episode 4: Man-Eating Monster

4 May 2014
For years Jeremy Wade has hunted a legendary Amazon giant. Locals call it the lau-lau - a creature said to swallow men whole. The evidence he needs, a single colossal specimen, has so far eluded him. But this time he's not coming back without one.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6, Episode 5: Bone Crusher

18 May 2014
Extreme angler Jeremy Wade is on the trail of a new river monster after a corpse is found with highly unusual injuries. He also uncovers a spate of disappearances and a mysterious creature patrolling the water. Are all three things connected?

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6, Episode 6: Body Snatcher

26 May 2014
Jeremy Wade has heard tales of a body-snatching spirit that locals call the Water Mama. Now, people are disappearing without trace from these waters and Jeremy is convinced there is a real flesh and blood River Monster lurking behind the legend.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host

Season 6, Episode 7: Special: Monster Hunting Secrets

7 April 2014

Season 6, Episode 8: Special: American Horrors

22 May 2014

Season 6, Episode 9: Special: Killer Mysteries

20 May 2014

Season 6, Episode 10: Special: Lethal Encounters

21 May 2014

Season 6, Episode 11: Special: Worst Nightmares

17 May 2014


Season 7


Season 7, Episode 1: Canadian Horror

5 April 2015
From Canada's waterlogged wilderness come stories of a twenty-foot lake monster that attacks humans. Freshwater detective Jeremy Wade tries to track down this shadowy predator with a mouth said to resemble a bear-trap.

Season 7, Episode 2: Mekong Mutilator

12 April 2015
Jeremy Wade is lured to the shores of the Mekong River in Cambodia to search for a monstrous fish that has mauled and mutilated several people.

Season 7, Episode 3: Jurassic-Sized Prehistoric Terror

19 April 2015
Jeremy Wade is on the trail of horrifying killers from the depths of time. Fearsome, prehistoric beasts are brought back to life using cutting edge technology and recently unearthed fossils in a quest to find the greatest river monster of all time.

Season 7, Episode 4: Alaska's Cold Water Killer

3 May 2015
For years fishermen have been vanishing in Alaska's remote and unforgiving wilderness - their deaths unseen, their bodies never found. For freshwater detective Jeremy Wade, a recent fatal incident sends him on a search for possible suspects.

Jeremy Wade ... Himself - Host
Stan Groves ... Himself
Boone Hodgin ... Himself

Season 7, Episode 5: South Pacific Terrors

10 May 2015
Jeremy goes to Fiji to investigate reports of people being attacked underwater and tries to find out if there are multiple culprits or if a single perpetrator is to blame.

Season 7, Episode 6: Africa's Deadliest

12 April 2015
Jeremy Wade returns to Africa's Okavango Delta to investigate a pack-hunting carnivore blamed for mauling the victims of a capsized boat. This time, Jeremy decides to put on his dive gear and offer himself as live bait in croc-infested waters.

Season 7, Episode 7: Prehistoric Terror

24 May 2015

Season 7, Episode 8: Special: Flashback to the First

1 January 2015

Season 7, Episode 9: Special: Jeremy's Favorite Moments 1

26 April 2015

Season 7, Episode 10: Special: Jeremy's Favorite Moments 2

26 April 2015

Season 7, Episode 11: Special: Size Matters

19 May 2015


Season 8


Season 8, Episode 0: Season 8 Sneak Peek

16 March 2016

Season 8, Episode 1: Deep Sea Demon

7 April 2016
Jeremy takes a look at the ancient legends about sea serpents and tries to figure out what creature is possibly behind these tall tales.

Season 8, Episode 2: Death Down Under

14 April 2016
When six men vanish in the remote waters of northern Australia, extreme angler Jeremy Wade travels to the scene and embarks on one of his toughest investigations yet - taking on some of the deadliest animals on the planet in his search for a suspect.

Season 8, Episode 3: Razorhead

21 April 2016
Something is terrorizing the Florida Keys, attacking both visitors and locals alike - striking its victims so violently it is slicing open flesh, even smashing bones. Jeremy Wade is determined to identity the assailant, but is quickly out of his depth.

Season 8, Episode 4: Devil of the Deep

28 April 2016
Extreme angler Jeremy Wade's cases usually involve freshwater culprits, but with multiple reports of a deep water serial killer in Mexico's 'Sea of Cortez', he must step out of his comfort zone and into unchartered depths in search of the red devil.

Season 8, Episode 5: Terror in Paradise

5 May 2016
Jeremy investigates tales of a mysterious shark-octopus hybrid called the Lusca

Season 8, Episode 6: Special: Into the Ocean

7 April 2016
Extreme angler and underwater detective Jeremy Wade goes in search of the real creature behind the enduring legend of the sea serpent - starting with a violent attack in the English Channel, and culminating in the dark depths of the Mediterranean Sea.

Season 8, Episode 7: Special: Secrets at Sea

14 April 2016
Jeremy goes behind the scenes and we see what went into the making of a season at sea.

Season 8, Episode 8: Special: Invisible Killers

21 April 2016
Jeremy Wade has hunted down freshwater killers for 30 years, but those waters are infested with darker, deadlier creatures - parasites.

Season 8, Episode 9: Special: Deadly Superstitions

28 April 2016
Jeremy relives some of his greatest catches when superstitions and unseen forces seem to have played a helping hand in his success.

Season 8, Episode 10: Special: Blood River

5 May 2016

Season 8, Episode 11: Special: Killer Discoveries

19 May 2016
Jeremy revisits old cases and reveals new data received from his many scientific collaborations.

Season 8, Episode 12: Special: Aftershow

7 April 2016

Lisa Bosak Lucas ... Herself - Host

Jeremy Wade

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