Weird, True & Freaky
- 4 Seasons
Weird, True and Freaky is an Animal Planet Discovery Channel original program. Each episode is approximately twenty five minutes and showcases a couple of different animals in each episode. This is a documentary style program, and its subject matter may disturb some viewers. Weird, True and Freaky showcases some of the strangest and unbelievable creatures encountered in the animal kingdom. From two-tailed deer to exotic pets, they show it all. Each encounter uses real footage and pictures of actual true animals with unusual characteristics. Each show has a theme that they follow for the animals that will be discussed in the episode. Episodes are done in a fast-paced countdown from least to most bizarre on the topic of the show. Some topics include mutant animals, animal cannibals, and creature infestations. Locations of these animals are disclosed at the beginning of each critter's profile in the countdown to the freakiest. The show not only covers strange animals and insects, but also different aspects of their use. One episode centers around strange animal cures and venom treatments. They also showcase dangerous jobs to have when dealing with unusual creatures and even unbelievable animal rescues. There is even an episode dedicated to restaurant horror stories involving the weird and freaky. When it comes to animal encounters, nothing is left out with this show. There are a few episodes that are dedicated to different ghost stories and even animal hauntings. In addition to traditional medical uses for animals, there are also episodes that count down the different creatures that have been removed from the body and medical mysteries involving the freaky. With three seasons and sixty-five episodes available, there are a number of different topics that are covered in the Weird, True and Freaky series. Although this is an educational program, content may not be suitable for young viewers.