Jesse James is a Dead Man

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 3.4  (161)

Jesse James is a Dead Man is a high-adrenaline reality series that features the famous custom motorcycle builder, Jesse G. James, as he takes on dangerous stunts and challenges that most people wouldn't even dream of attempting. Throughout the series, viewers get a glimpse into the life of Jesse James, who is shown as a versatile personality as he lives on the edge and pushes the limits of his physical abilities. Given his fearless approach, he is often addressed as a “modern-day daredevil”.

Jesse James is a Dead Man was filmed over the course of 8 episodes, each featuring an insane stunt that Jesse sets out to accomplish. The stunts are out of the ordinary and, in some cases, downright death-defying, adding to the show's overall intensity and shock value.

Some of the stunts that Jesse takes on include racing high-powered vehicles on a live runway, jumping over two parked airplanes on a custom chopper, and setting speed records on a motorbike. These are just a few examples of the wild stunts that Jesse attempts in the show.

What sets Jesse James apart from other daredevils is that he takes on these stunts with very little preparation. He simply decides on a new challenge and starts working on it, often with just a few days to prepare. As a result, the viewers get a real and raw experience, as they witness Jesse's triumphs and failures in real-time.

Despite the danger involved in these stunts, Jesse takes every necessary safety precaution to ensure that the risks are minimized. However, he never forgets that the road to success is paved with failures, and not everything goes according to plan. He is shown to be disciplined and focused in his training, often surprising his crew and the audience with his attention to detail and preparation.

Jesse is also not afraid to embrace his fears and tackle them head-on. He is often seen grappling with his anxiety before a stunt, which is a testament to his humanity and relatable nature. It is not always about succeeding on the first try, but rather about recognizing the importance of persistence and resilience.

Throughout the show, Jesse James is also shown interacting with the various people in his life, including his family, close friends, and crew members. These interactions help provide a glimpse into his personal life, showcasing his personality and character in a way that the audience can relate to.

Jesse James is a Dead Man is not just a daredevil show. It is a humanizing experience that shows us that we can do anything we set our minds to, as long as we are willing to take risks and face our fears. Jesse James' ability to inspire us through his courage and determination is what makes this show an instant classic.

In conclusion, Jesse James is a Dead Man is a show that delivers on the promise of pure adrenaline and excitement, all while showcasing the authentic personality and dedication of Jesse G. James. With each episode, viewers can expect to see a new challenge that will leave them on the edge of their seats, cheering for Jesse as he pushes the envelope and takes on the impossible.

Jesse James is a Dead Man is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on May 31, 2009.

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Quest for 200 MPH
11. Quest for 200 MPH
August 9, 2009
Jesse James attempts to set a personal land speed record of 200 MPH in the Mojave Desert.
Finale: Quest for 200 MPH
10. Finale: Quest for 200 MPH
August 9, 2009
Jesse learns how to escape from a burning vehicle before heading to the Mojave Desert to make an attempt of breaking the land-speed record.
Reno Air Race
9. Reno Air Race
August 2, 2009
Air Racing WWII-era fighter planes is the fastest motor sport in the world. Jesse James is going to take the controls of one of these beasts, and attempt to break its record of over 300 MPH. The only problem is that Jesse doesn't know how to fly a plane.
Desert Hare Scramble
8. Desert Hare Scramble
July 26, 2009
Jesse James attempts the toughest off-road motorcycle race in the world.
Sidecar Racing
7. Sidecar Racing
July 19, 2009
Super Sidecar is motorcycle racing unlike anything you have ever seen! Jesse James and his co-driver race at speeds in excess of 120 MPH in one of these three-wheeled machines. Jesse will prepare by drifting with Rhys Millen and working alongside firefighters to battle a blaze. Will he be ready come race day?
Jesse James vs. the Internet
6. Jesse James vs. the Internet
July 12, 2009
Jesse James attempts to conquer the most extreme challenges submitted by his fans over the internet. Can Jesse catch a rattlesnake with his bare hands? Off-road through treacherous desert to go where no pizza-delivery man has dared go before? How about demolishing a house with his monster truck?
Baja 500
5. Baja 500
July 5, 2009
Jesse James takes on the deadliest off-road race in the world - the Baja 500. To prepare for the race, he tests his reflexes by driving through a minefield, and tests his truck in a killer flip.
Arctic Bike Journey
4. Arctic Bike Journey
June 28, 2009
Jesse James prepares to ride 125 miles across Arctic ice in the dead of winter to a remote village on a motorcycle, something which no man has ever tried before. He readies himself for the ride by freezing himself inside of a meat locker towards the point of hypothermia.
Figure 8 World Championships
3. Figure 8 World Championships
June 14, 2009
Jesse James takes on the deadliest form of racing - competing in the Figure 8 World Championships - in which competitors speed across a killer intersection at 100 MPH! To prepare, Jesse blasts a machine gun from a moving vehicle and crashes into a parked car. Will he be ready to race at the Figure 8 World Championships?
Jesse James vs. the Cops
2. Jesse James vs. the Cops
June 7, 2009
Over the years, Jesse James has had dozens of run-ins with the law. Now he gets to settle the score with his long-time rivals by running from them in the ultimate high-speed police chase. Can Jesse outrun six police cruisers and a helicopter in his souped-up, nitrous oxide-rigged ride?
Nitro Bike
1. Nitro Bike
May 31, 2009
In preparation of his upcoming Nitro Bike ride, Jesse takes a spin in a dragster, a flight in an F-15 and sets himself on fire.
Where to Watch Jesse James is a Dead Man
Jesse James is a Dead Man is available for streaming on the Spike TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Jesse James is a Dead Man on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 31, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    3.4  (161)