I'm Alive (2009– )
A young teen is bitten by a Black widow - so his step-father decides to smuggle what he thinks is safer antivenom in from Mexico. A father who has recently lost his daughter travels to China - only to be confronted by four wild Elephants.


Phil Lott (as Philip Lott), David Bresenham | 1 more credit »


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Episode credited cast:
Cole Dennis Cole Dennis ... Mike
Daniel Garza Daniel Garza ... Airport Police
Ernesto Macias ... Mexican Pharmacist
Ernie Macias Ernie Macias ... Mexican Pharmacist
Laura Molina Laura Molina ... Mexican Customs Agent


Discover what it takes to survive in this installment of I'M ALIVE. In 2007 a black widow spider bite sends teenager Mike Makens to the hospital in excruciating pain. His parents must choose between the potentially lethal American antivenin or smuggling a safer option into the country. In 2008, Jeremy McGill travels China rediscovering himself after the loss of his daughter. While there he is mauled by a wild elephant, leaving him in critical condition far from friends or family. Follow these true-life accounts of survival as they take us on journeys across the world and to the brink of death and back. Written by Blake Spiers

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9 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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