1000 Ways to Die is a TV series starring Alisdair Simpson, Ron Perlman, and Khyber Zaffarkhan. Several different deaths based on true stories.

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Alisdair Simpson ...  Narrator (U.K. broadcast only) 74 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Himself - Narrator / ... 66 episodes, 2009-2012
Khyber Zaffarkhan ...  Himself - Physical Medicine & Rehab / ... 44 episodes, 2009-2012
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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In the segment "Dead Eye", the title card states that the incident took place in 1993, yet after the gym teacher is impaled through the eye on the javelin, one of the students takes a picture with his cellphone. Cellphones with photographic capabilities didn't exist in 1993. See more »

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Spoofed in José Mota presenta: Entre los amigos, Pudreco (2016) See more »

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Horrific and Hilarious
6 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

#629: A man is having an x-ray of his head taken when the doctor and nurse begin having sex in the control room. They accidentally hit the exposure button repeatedly while having sex, eventually giving the patient a lethal dose of radiation. This is one of the brutal and odd deaths explored in this episode. The way it plays out on the show, however, is hilarious.

One of the networks that I try to avoid is Spike TV. They never seem to have anything that's worth watching. Wrestling and obstacle courses aren't my idea of entertainment. I gave this show a chance while I was channel surfing, watched one death and much to my surprise I was hooked.

This show is immensely entertaining and have since changed my opinion about Spike. They did what would seem impossible by taking a real life horrific situation and gave it the feel of an old school slasher flick.

1000 Ways to Die recreates these stories with an abundance of gore and prosthetics giving it the feel of a horror film. It really makes the show a lot of fun, and almost makes you forget that this actually happened.

What I love most about the show is the intentionally bad acting on display here. Everyone's reactions and line delivery are just so bad that they're hilarious.

In short, horror fans will love this show.


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