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1000 Ways to Die 

Several different deaths based on true stories.

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Thom Beers
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Series cast summary:
Alisdair Simpson Alisdair Simpson ...  Narrator (U.K. broadcast only) 74 episodes, 2008-2012
Ron Perlman ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 66 episodes, 2009-2012
Khyber Zaffarkhan Khyber Zaffarkhan ...  Himself - Physical Medicine & Rehab / ... 44 episodes, 2009-2012
Boyd Flinders Boyd Flinders ...  Himself - Surgeon / ... 34 episodes, 2010-2012
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1,000 Ways to Die, an anthology television series, which aired on Spike/Spike TV from May 14, 2008 to July 15, 2012 showcased shocking reenactments of deaths of individuals who often met the grim reaper in very unorthodox or outlandish ways. Often recreated in a fast-paced, very tongue-in-cheek manner, the stories were based on actual events, but dramatic license was liberally used. Voice-over-narration provided background information on each death. The deaths were recreated in a variety of ways including witness testimonials, historical tidbits, scientific expert analysis, graphic computer-generated imagery animation, interviews, live-action recreation, and even actual footage, when available. Each death ended with a title which was a pun, often based on some popular word or phrase. Written by rleegray

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English

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14 May 2008 (USA) See more »

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1000 Formas de Morrer See more »

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Narration in promotional ads for this series says, "Darwin's theory of evolution says that the fittest thrive..." Darwin, in fact, never said this, nor does it appear in his writings. To Darwin, "fit" meant "best adapted". The phrase "survival of the fittest", often associated with Darwin, was, in fact, coined by Herbert Spencer, a popular political writer who was a contemporary of Darwin's. See more »

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Unconventional
13 November 2011 | by purplelover91See all my reviews

I disagree with the person who said that viewers of this show are stupid. I think that this show is a great way to show people that they need to be careful by showing how the victims died unexpectedly. On the other hand, I agree with the person who said that the producers seem more concerned with making the victims seem like idiots, jerks, or bitches than actually portraying the deaths. While I'm sure that some of the victims either weren't the most likable people or the smartest people, I highly doubt that they were all mean or stupid since anyone, no matter how nice or intelligent they are, could just drop dead at any moment, for some unknown reason. All in all, great show, but personally, I think they need to stop making generalizations like that.


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