I Survived

The WORST episodes of I Survived

Every episode of I Survived ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of I Survived!

What would you do if you were confronted with death? What gives someone the strength to survive? Is it luck, chance, instinct? In a stripped-down, simple-yet-cinematic interview style, I Survived... allows survivors to explain, in their own words, how they overcame unbelievable circumstances -- offering insight into what got them through the experience that changed their lives forever.

Last Updated: 8/8/2022Network: LMN
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Glen/Barbara
star
4.00
3 votes

#1 - Glen/Barbara

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/25/2010

A man is taken hostage by Marxist rebels. Two girls walking home from school are abducted, sexually assaulted, and left for dead.

Dr. Roger & Dena/Sydney/Jennifer
star
4.50
4 votes

#2 - Dr. Roger & Dena/Sydney/Jennifer

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 8/30/2009

Roger and Dena's home overlooking the San Pasqual Valley is everything they've ever dreamed of until Roger awakes one day to find a 40-foot wall of fire racing up the valley towards their house. Sydney, only 15 years old, bravely leaps 12 feet out of her house in a desperate attempt to escape two attackers. And after Jennifer ends her relationship with her overly possessive boyfriend, he breaks into her home with a gun and terrifies Jennifer and her son for hours while a SWAT team descends on the house.

Mijalina and Yvonne/Peter
star
5.50
2 votes

#3 - Mijalina and Yvonne/Peter

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 7/8/2012

A Sacramento, California man stabs his young daughter, before unleashing his anger on their next door neighbors. After a man decides to move to Washington state, he purchases a fixer-upped in Freeland, Washington. But his life becomes a nightmare when his contractor shows up at the house, beats him with a wooden board and kidnaps him.

Stephanie/Rick & Laura/Craig & Crystal
star
6.00
3 votes

#4 - Stephanie/Rick & Laura/Craig & Crystal

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/1/2010

A woman survives three shotgun wounds to the head. A family is attacked by bees. Two teenagers narrowly survive the infamous Columbine massacre.

Alga/Blaine/Lincoya
star
6.00
3 votes

#5 - Alga/Blaine/Lincoya

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/8/2010

Attacked and abducted by a church handyman, an elderly woman is left in the trunk of her car to die. A miner and eight co-workers survive 77 hours trapped in a rapidly flooding coal mine. A student and his roommate are held captive by two masked gunman who make no secret of their intention to kill them.

Terri/Walter/James
star
6.43
7 votes

#6 - Terri/Walter/James

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 8/5/2012

A Colorado Springs, Colorado woman is Taken hostage with her daughter and raped by her ex-husband. An Ashdown, Arkansas man becomes trapped when an airplane crashes into him. A Bethlehem, Pennsylvania man is attacked in his basement by a man with a golf club, who then burns him with chemicals.

Franklin/Jeff & Frank/Connie
star
6.44
9 votes

#7 - Franklin/Jeff & Frank/Connie

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/21/2010

A man and his wife survive a plane crash that killed 125 passengers and crew after 3 men hijack it. A heroic rescue bid goes horribly wrong when 2 men are stranded on an iceberg with several other people on frigidly cold Lake Saint Clair. A woman is beaten, raped and left for dead after 2 men break into her remote Tyler, Texas farmhouse and kill her husband.

Teka/Robert/Debbie
star
6.50
4 votes

#8 - Teka/Robert/Debbie

Season 3 - Episode 27 - Aired 1/30/2011

A pregnant woman is abducted by another woman who wants to remove her unborn baby from her body. A geologist is attacked by a grizzly bear. A woman is held hostage and wounded by a drunken ex-marine.

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Kim/John/Charlene
star
6.67
24 votes

#9 - Kim/John/Charlene

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/28/2012

A model in Memphis, Tennessee is stabbed and raped by a close friend of hers. A man is kidnapped and held for ransom in Colombia. A Vancouver, Washington woman's family movie night turns into a bloodbath when her home is broken into by 3 armed men.

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Anita/Jim and Glen/Sabret
star
6.71
7 votes

#10 - Anita/Jim and Glen/Sabret

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/6/2011

A woman in Kokomo, Indiana is kidnapped, raped, and forced to live, chained up, in a metal box, for 13 days. 2 brothers are struck by lightning in a cabin at Yosemite National Park. A propane truck driver in Miami, Florida displays extraordinary courage when she is viciously beaten by a stranger.

Lori and Pat/David/Kevin
star
6.80
5 votes

#11 - Lori and Pat/David/Kevin

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 1/9/2011

A California couple faces life-threatening danger during a robbery in Mexico. A pastor is disemboweled during a home invasion. A walk in the woods turns into a tornado survival story.

Amy/Jeff/Tyler
star
6.83
6 votes

#12 - Amy/Jeff/Tyler

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/13/2011

A De Soto, Missouri woman is raped and choked by a man she met at a party. A snowboarder is caught up in an avalanche. In Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, a 13-year-old boy and his 12-year-old friend spurned a school bully. They thought they were safe, until he shows up at one boy's home. After repeatedly sexually assaulting the 13-year-old, he slits both boy's throats, leaving them to die in a burning house.

The Norway Massacre: Sofie/Adrian/Magnus/Rebekka
star
6.86
14 votes

#13 - The Norway Massacre: Sofie/Adrian/Magnus/Rebekka

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/16/2012

A deadly bombing and shooting spree in Norway is recalled.

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Heather/Donna/Kim
star
6.88
8 votes

#14 - Heather/Donna/Kim

Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired 9/16/2012

While driving on the highway in Gaston, Oregon, a woman is stabbed with a screwdriver by a man she offered to give directions to. A New Haven, Connecticut woman is sexually assaulted at gunpoint by a man she and her husband knew well. And a girl working at a gas station in Winthrop, Minnesota is viciously attacked by a robber, who takes her to the beer fridge and saws through her jugular vein (usually a fatal injury).

Brandy/Steve/James
star
6.90
10 votes

#15 - Brandy/Steve/James

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/21/2010

A 16-year-old girl is abducted and assaulted by two gunmen. A deer hunter drags himself up a dry creek bed after falling out of a tree and breaking both legs. A college student is used as a human shield by a gunman on a rampage.

Jackie/Todd/Stephanie
star
7.00
14 votes

#16 - Jackie/Todd/Stephanie

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/5/2009

After five ruthless highjackers take control of an EgyptAir flight and begin executing passengers, a woman silently says goodbye to her loved ones when the hijackers pick her to be the next one to die. A surfer loses half of the blood in his body when a great white shark clamps its jaws around his entire torso and shakes him like a rag doll. A young mother is repeatedly assaulted and strangled in front of her 3-year-old son.

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A.J/Carolyn and Stacy/Lynne
star
7.00
14 votes

#17 - A.J/Carolyn and Stacy/Lynne

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/2012

People witness a shooting at a mall in Salt Lake City, Utah. A woman working on a cruise ship is scared for her life when the boat begins to sink in the south coast of Africa

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Susan/John & Jean/Penny
star
7.00
4 votes

#18 - Susan/John & Jean/Penny

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/25/2010

A woman fights back when attacked in her home. A family survives shark-infested waters. A restaurant manager is left for dead.

Frederic/Henry & Becky/Missy & Mandy
star
7.00
4 votes

#19 - Frederic/Henry & Becky/Missy & Mandy

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/15/2010

A boy witnesses a stabbing attack. A family's pilot collapses in midair. Two sisters are caught in the middle when a shooter goes on a rampage.

Tere/Christa/Brian
star
7.00
4 votes

#20 - Tere/Christa/Brian

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 12/12/2010

An 11-year-old girl is stranded on a sinking yacht. An aid worker in Haiti is buried alive in the aftermath of an earthquake. A truck driver's cab is invaded by armed men.

Gracia/Michelle/Richard
star
7.00
3 votes

#21 - Gracia/Michelle/Richard

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 12/20/2010

A couple is kidnapped in the Philippines by Islamic militants. A woman is impaled in the neck by a branch that smashes through her car window, A man is attacked by a home intruder.

Lisa/Chris/Jeannette
star
7.00
3 votes

#22 - Lisa/Chris/Jeannette

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/22/2012

A courageous story unfolds when a college student and her friend go out clubbing in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, but are abducted by a man who drives them out of town and sexually assaults them. He shoots Lisa after she escapes, leaving her to die in the desert winds. A man survives a tornado in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A 9-year-old girl has to assume the patience of an adult when she is abducted, raped and stabbed by a friend's father.

Kaye/Johnny/Scott
star
7.00
3 votes

#23 - Kaye/Johnny/Scott

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/29/2012

A Laurel, Delaware insurance agent is sexually assaulted and stabbed over 150 times in the chest, face and neck, but miraculously survives. A Mount Hood, Oregon man crashes his car into a deep ravine. In Rockland County, New York, A man and his best friend are abducted at gunpoint and driven to a snowy construction sight where the two are shot at point blank range in the head.

Tanya/Andy/Denise
star
7.00
3 votes

#24 - Tanya/Andy/Denise

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/1/2012

A 13-year-old is abducted in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and sexually tortured over a span of 10 years. A Littleton, Colorado man is attacked by a mountain lion. A woman is stalked by a man on the subway in Brooklyn, New York. She thought nothing of it, until the man follows her home one night.

Angela/Pat/Tricia
star
7.00
3 votes

#25 - Angela/Pat/Tricia

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/15/2012

A Young woman from Chicago, Illinois is kidnapped and raped. A farmer in Auburn, New York loses his arm in a crop harvester. A woman is stabbed in Spring, Texas home by a man she thought was her friend.

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