The BEST Episodes of Kings of Pain

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 3, 2021

Network: History

A wildlife biologist and professional animal handler get bitten and stung by some of the most dangerous animals and vicious stinging insects in the world in an attempt to create a complete and comprehensive pain index that will ultimately help save lives.

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Execution Day

#1 - Execution Day

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 14, 2020

star 8.24
42 votes
Stinging Punishment

#2 - Stinging Punishment

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 19, 2019

Adam and Caveman Rob head to South Africa to face the giant Bark Scorpion, the tiny Uroplectes Scorpion, and the highly venomous Lion Fish. Big pain comes in small packages, and the effects of marine animals' toxins are truly the next level of pain.

star 7.93
44 votes
World of Hurt

#3 - World of Hurt

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 3, 2019

In Africa, Adam and Caveman Rob search for the Nile Monitor Lizard and the Velvet Ant but are attacked by an even deadlier animal and are lucky to escape with their lives. The guys experience a brutal bite that makes them question their mission.

star 7.74
38 votes
Fairy of Death

#4 - Fairy of Death

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

In Mexico, Adam and Caveman Rob tango with 2 torturous animals-including one that topped Justin Schmidt's pain scale. The guys up the stakes by covering their hands with hundreds of Harvester ants and 2 Pain Index records are shattered.

star 7.69
42 votes
Nightmare in a Box

#5 - Nightmare in a Box

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 12, 2019

In a Bolivian jungle, Adam and Caveman Rob pursue the fabled Executioner Wasp, Warrior Wasp, and Goliath Bird-Eating Tarantula. One causes a medical emergency, and another delivers a nightmarish bite that leaves Adam's arm partially paralyzed.

star 7.68
44 votes
Point of the Dead

#6 - Point of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 10, 2019

A dangerous underwater hunt for the potentially deadly Scorpion Fish in the Baja California ocean leads to a toxic sting that puts Adam in danger and matches the highest pain score to date, while the Toe biter results in the weirdest pain profile yet.

star 7.58
43 votes
Fire Down Below

#7 - Fire Down Below

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 17, 2019

Adam and Caveman Rob journey to the Asian island of Bali and face off with the Fire Urchin that almost knocks out Caveman Rob, and the Rove Beetle, which surpasses the record for the highest pain score to date and causes permanent damage.

star 7.58
38 votes
Big Box Of Pain

#8 - Big Box Of Pain

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 7, 2020

star 7.43
30 votes
Behind the Bites

#9 - Behind the Bites

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 15, 2020

This special episode spotlights the most compelling and dangerous moments from Adam and Caveman Rob’s journey to expand upon Justin Schmidt’s original pain index.

star 7.42
19 votes