Curious and Unusual Deaths (US)

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season

A 2012 television documentary-style program which presents a series of true death stories to the viewing audience. Each situation typically is re-enacted by actors, but also includes real footage if it is available. The first story of the first episode takes place on a cruise ship off of the coast of Florida. A German couple are on the ship as passengers, and the wife becomes ill. The man then takes his wife to the ship's nurse. The woman is soon discovered to be deceased and the staff begins rapidly attempting to find a cause. The discovery shocks everyone. Rated TV-14.

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Do-It-Yourself Death
9. Do-It-Yourself Death
March 30, 2012
A trip to the sauna turns deadly; a convict inadvertently causes his own death; and a man dies after unplugging a microwave.
Knocked Out of Competition
8. Knocked Out of Competition
March 23, 2012
A baseball player who died in the batter's box; a fisherman killed at high tide; and the death of a tennis player.
Death in New York
7. Death in New York
March 16, 2012
New York City worker dies in three-feet of water; a woman is found dead after taking a nap; and a graduate student dies walking her dogs.
By Their Own Invention
6. By Their Own Invention
March 9, 2012
What deadly discovery killed the scientist? How did a tailor sew his own death? How did a man become buried alive by his own possessions? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.
In a Contest
5. In a Contest
March 2, 2012
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Fight Against Time
4. Fight Against Time
February 24, 2012
Two stowaways die in their bid to reach China; an online game is played for too long. Also: the death of whiskey distiller Jack Daniel.
On the Job
3. On the Job
February 24, 2012
A nuclear scientist has an accident, a Bible salesman is struck by lightning and a lawyer tests the strength of a window with disastrous results in the opener of this series, which examines fatal missteps and untimely demises.
From the Deep
2. From the Deep
February 17, 2012
Stingray vs. sunbather. Also: a Niagara Falls stunt goes awry; an artist eats a poisonous fish.
At Home
1. At Home
February 17, 2012
A bricklayer laughs too long; a man tampers with a lava lamp. Also: a pet lover's tragic fall.
Description

A 2012 television documentary-style program which presents a series of true death stories to the viewing audience. Each situation typically is re-enacted by actors, but also includes real footage if it is available. The first story of the first episode takes place on a cruise ship off of the coast of Florida. A German couple are on the ship as passengers, and the wife becomes ill. The man then takes his wife to the ship's nurse. The woman is soon discovered to be deceased and the staff begins rapidly attempting to find a cause. The discovery shocks everyone. Rated TV-14.

  • Premiere Date
    February 17, 2012