The BEST Episodes of Naked and Afraid XL

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2021

Network: Discovery

A group of amateur survivalists are put to the ultimate test in the wild for 40 days with nothing but a few primitive tools. No food. No clothing. No water. They must hunt and gather whatever they need until extraction day.

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A Feast of the Eyes

#1 - A Feast of the Eyes

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 13, 2021

An eye-popping, reckless move puts a survivalist's challenge at risk.

star 8.09
54 votes
That All You Got, Lousiana?

#2 - That All You Got, Lousiana?

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 25, 2021

12 of Naked and Afraid's best battle their biggest challenge yet – 60 days in Louisiana's punishing swamps. Surrounded by aggressive alligators and snakes, it's rodent bacteria attacking the All-Stars' most private areas that threatens to take them out.

star 8.08
51 votes
All In To Get Out

#3 - All In To Get Out

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 27, 2021

Days from the end of their 60-day challenge, the remaining survivalists join forces against the frigid swamp. Desperate for a big kill, all seven go on an epic group hunt. During extraction, a vessel takes on water and puts a pair at risk for hypothermia.

star 8.04
57 votes
Banished But Not Broken

#4 - Banished But Not Broken

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 2, 2020

With extraction just days away, one survivalist goes against the group, is banished and must try to complete the challenge alone. Gwen and Sarah deploy crossbows as they push for one last kill. A deadly snake could end someone's challenge on Day 40.

star 8.03
79 votes
Chomping at His Bits

#5 - Chomping at His Bits

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired May 2, 2021

Matt puts himself at risk of a challenge-ending injury for a potential big alligator win. Massive storms send Steven on a desperate search for resources. The swamp claims its first victim as one all-star calls it quits.

star 7.95
59 votes
All-Stars: Hunted Humans

#6 - All-Stars: Hunted Humans

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired May 6, 2018

Stalked by lions, hyenas and aggressive crocodiles, 13 all-star survivalists try to survive for 40 days in Africa's sun-scorched Selati Basin; resources are scarce, and when one group scavenges meat, hungry predators stalk their camp.

star 7.95
193 votes
Keep your Frenemies Close

#7 - Keep your Frenemies Close

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 12, 2020

Wes scores another kill, but when a group enters their camp, the win creates tension. A desperate Bulent migrates to Seth's watering hole. Seth is open to a partnership but Bulent remains solo and quickly gets a major food win in Seth's backyard.

star 7.95
74 votes
All-Stars: Africa Strikes First

#8 - All-Stars: Africa Strikes First

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired May 13, 2018

An attack by a venomous predator puts one of the survivalists at risk just three days into the challenge; with food scarce, the competitors hunt warthogs and impalas, and, as they track their prey, the survivalists are also being stalked.

star 7.91
194 votes
A Bridge Over Swampy Water

#9 - A Bridge Over Swampy Water

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 6, 2021

To cross the gator-filled swamp, Rylie, Matt and Ryan engineer an epic 50-foot bridge in a desperate attempt for resources. Harassed by a black bear, Jeff and Steven must abandon their camp. EJ stalks a gator who has been stealing his fish.

star 7.90
60 votes
Out of Africa

#10 - Out of Africa

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 31, 2016

All 12 survivalists return to bring viewers behind-the-scenes of their epic 40-day challenge in South Africa. Through new interviews & never-before-seen footage, they show a whole new side of the most difficult group survival challenge ever.

star 7.90
158 votes
Third Times the Harm

#11 - Third Times the Harm

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 19, 2020

Wes and team get their third big-game kill, but the victory quickly becomes an unexpected and very dangerous medical situation. A broiling heat wave pushes temperatures to 130 degrees and tests Bulent's ability to survive solo.

star 7.89
82 votes
Belly of the Beast

#12 - Belly of the Beast

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 23, 2019

With extraction on the other side of the island and the open sea too dangerous to navigate, the only way out for the survivalists is to go in. But trekking through the jungle they must watch out for venomous centipedes, vipers, and monitor lizards.

star 7.84
119 votes
A Matter of Life or Seth

#13 - A Matter of Life or Seth

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 5, 2020

Brutal heat punishes Suzanne as she makes a new start after leaving Seth. Barehanded Killer Bulent takes on a monitor lizard. A potential snake attack could be Seth's first African food win. A tribe plans a move that could upend the challenge.

star 7.83
83 votes
No Calm After the Storm

#14 - No Calm After the Storm

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 14, 2020

A brutal windstorm punishes the survivalists. A falling out with Bulent leads Makani to banish herself and risk going it alone. Kate finds a new group and the desperate team goes on a hunt that could make or break their challenge.

star 7.81
81 votes

#15 - Waterworld

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 2, 2019

12 elite survivalists are dropped into the brutal South China Sea where they must survive 40 days on land and sea. Plus, 2 All-Star survivalists enter the same challenge looking to survive not just 40 but an unprecedented 60 days.

star 7.81
103 votes

#16 - Feastmode

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 28, 2020

An unlikely alliance scores the challenge's first big-game kill. Suzänne risks her survival by banishing herself from Seth. Bulent wards off hyenas and baboons. On a two-day hunting mission, Ryan's surrounded by deadly predators.

star 7.79
73 votes
Surviving With Sharks

#17 - Surviving With Sharks

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 9, 2019

With resources dwindling, the survivalists venture into the shark-infested waters of the South China Sea searching for a much-needed meal. The all-female team is punished by scorching heat, brutal storms and a deadly insect that could end their challenge.

star 7.77
107 votes
EJ's Ball and Pain

#18 - EJ's Ball and Pain

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired May 30, 2021

A brutal injury threatens EJ's challenge and manhood. Jeff and Steven are stalked by a territorial black bear. Rylie, Matt and Ryan land their second huge win of the challenge. Max and Gary plan a risky raid of an active beehive.

star 7.76
62 votes
Boiling Point

#19 - Boiling Point

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 21, 2020

Makani desperately pushes through the broiling valley to find a new tribe. Ryan hatches a high-risk plan to get a kill. Suzanne plots her exit from Seth, but Africa's heat thwarts her plan and forces a survivalist to leave the challenge.

star 7.72
76 votes
The Final Fight

#20 - The Final Fight

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 11, 2017

After Russell's shocking decision to quit the Amazon challenge, the remaining survivalists struggle to regroup in time for a brutal two-day 15-mile water extraction journey. Electric eels, anaconda & caiman all pose threats in this jam-packed finale.

star 7.72
263 votes
40 Days Filth and Fury

#21 - 40 Days Filth and Fury

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 30, 2015

The final, and most difficult, part of the 40-day challenge begins. Jeff and EJ decide to attempt their extraction alone, and relationships grow contentious between both teams as they navigate the treacherous landscape to try and finish the challenge.

star 7.72
247 votes
All-Stars: The Lion's Den

#22 - All-Stars: The Lion's Den

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 8, 2018

The survivalists come face to face for the first time since their 40-day challenge in Africa; the most memorable and devastating moments as well as new perspectives are presented through never-before-seen footage, interviews and heated exchanges.

star 7.72
85 votes
Goodbye Cruel Waterworld

#23 - Goodbye Cruel Waterworld

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 21, 2019

Season finale. Medics closely monitor Jeff's high fever and prepare his evacuation. The others scramble for a 5-mile extraction journey through shark-infested waters. A survivalist pushes too hard leading to a medical emergency on the open sea.

star 7.72
88 votes
Cold Grudges Die Hard

#24 - Cold Grudges Die Hard

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 20, 2021

Two survivalists confront sub-freezing temperatures in the swamp.

star 7.71
56 votes

#25 - Gat-R-Done

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired May 9, 2021

Matt, Rylie and Ryan battle an alligator to get a challenge-changing source of protein. Scavenger Gary's discovery of an animal carcass leads to a risk/reward standoff with his team. Sarah scores a desperately needed food win.

star 7.71
55 votes