Daniel Browning Smith, a man with Superhuman flexibility, travels to India to investigate the local legend that Rajmohan Nair has developed immunity to electric current and can let it pass through his body, unharmed. Just one tenth of an amp can kill, but Daniel witnesses Mohan passing more than 30 times that amount through his body. Can anyone really be immune to electrocution?
Daniel is in Vegas to meet Bob Munden the planet's fastest gunslinger, rumored to be faster than the blink of an eye, and with accuracy second to none. Using electromyography, and the fastest camera technology in the world, we investigate whether his speed goes beyond what science says is humanly possible.
Daniel meets Dean Karnazes. He's run 50 marathons in 50 days, and then ran 1300 miles back to the start. But how can Dean's body not suffer the exhaustion and fatigue faced by everyone else on earth? John Ferraro is rumored to have a skull that can withstand sledgehammers, bowling balls and even jackhammers.
Daniel's incredible journey continues, as he investigates Tim Cridland, who claims to be able to switch off pain. He demonstrates his ability to go beyond normal pain thresholds by impaling himself with skewers, with little or no bleeding. Derek Paravicini is a blind autistic man with an incredible "superhuman" gift.
Host Daniel Browning Smith heads to the Caribbean to meet Patrick Musimu, who's able to dive to 656 feet on a single breath. Inspired by Stan Lee's own Aqua Man, Patrick believes there is no limit to how far he can push his ability to withstand the enormous pressures associated with such depths.
Isao Machii is a real life modern day samurai with unbelievable sword skills. But are his eyesight, accuracy, speed truly superhuman? To find out, Daniel asks him to attempt to cut a speeding rubber bullet in mid air. dexterity and body control in the face of death.
Daniel Browning Smith's search for real life superhumans takes him to Wisconsin to meet Tim Friede. Tim has made himself a human guinea pig, allowing some of the world's deadliest snakes to bite him and recording the results, to hopefully reduce the 20,000 deaths that are caused by snakebite annually throughout the world.
Daniel heads to Chicago to meet "The Human Stun Gun"--a man who claims to be able to knock a man to the ground without touching him. Next, it's off to Marrakech, Morocco to meet Salim Haini, dubbed, "the man who eats anything." Watch him chow down on candles, plastic, strip lights, sawdust, nails, newspapers and more!