The BEST Episodes of Naked and Afraid XL
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 4, 2020
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.
#1 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - Feastmode
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 28, 2020
#12 - Hike into Hell
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 7, 2019
#13 - 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.
#14 - Jeff's Worst Nightmare
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 14, 2019
#15 - Shattered
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 7, 2017
Lacey's night-fishing plan yields a boost in strength and team morale; lack of food and sleep at Camp Laguna Negra makes Shannon spiral downward; Matt and Russell take to the water and score another huge protein win.
#16 - All-Stars: Burn Notice
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 10, 2018
A devistating injury and a vicious storm that destroys the survivalists' food supply threatens to tear apart the newly merged camp.
#17 - All-Stars: Fight to the Finish
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 1, 2018
The weak, divided group gets a much-needed victory when the hunters score a kill; to finish the challenge, the survivalists must complete a brutal extraction across deadly killing fields of lions, crocodiles and leopards.
#18 - All-Stars: Dead Weight
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 3, 2018
#19 - The Devil and the South China Sea
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 16, 2019
Ambushed by violent tropical storms, the survivalists are pounded by torrential rain and heavy surf. When one team takes to the open seas they are stalked by territorial sharks. The storms and lack of food brings one survivalist to their breaking point.
#20 - 40 Days Death March
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 9, 2015
The 10 remaining survivalists cross the 21-Day milestone and enter into unchartered waters. Scarce resources send the survivalists on a collision course. They fight for their lives with a huge electric eel and are visited in the night by a gigantic puma.
#21 - All-Stars: The Lion's Den
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 8, 2018
#22 - Man on Fire
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2016
On the drought-stricken plains of South Africa, a lack of water leads one group to venture off to find others and another group goes hunting for big game.
#23 - No Hand-outs
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 30, 2019
A survivalist on a hunting expedition is bitten by a snake and requires an emergency medical evacuation; tensions arise between teams as hunting grounds get territorial; one group scores protein while their neighbors are on the brink of starvation.
#24 - 40 Days Sacrifice
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 16, 2015
With 15 days to go in the 40-day challenge, the ten remaining survivalists - dehydrated and protein starved - find themselves converging at dangerous Piranha Lake where they will they compete over scarce food and water.
#25 - Den of Vipers
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 27, 2019
Jeff is called out for his "no hand-outs" survival strategy but refuses to back down. Through a free-wheeling discussion, new interviews, and never-before-seen footage, it's a new look into how the survivalists survived land, sea and each other.