The BEST Episodes of Naked and Afraid XL

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2020

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.

All-Stars: Hunted Humans

#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.

star 8.02
174 votes
All-Stars: Africa Strikes First

#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.

star 7.97
177 votes
Out of Africa

#3 - 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 7.87
154 votes
Waterworld

#4 - 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 7.83
89 votes
Belly of the Beast

#5 - 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 7.78
109 votes
The Final Fight

#6 - 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 7.76
254 votes
Surviving With Sharks

#7 - 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 7.76
98 votes
Hike into Hell

#8 - Hike into Hell

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 7, 2019

star 7.73
90 votes
40 Days Filth and Fury

#9 - 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 7.70
232 votes
Jeff's Worst Nightmare

#10 - Jeff's Worst Nightmare

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 14, 2019

star 7.70
92 votes
Goodbye Cruel Waterworld

#11 - 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 7.68
78 votes
The Devil and the South China Sea

#12 - 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.

star 7.67
92 votes
Shattered

#13 - 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.

star 7.67
316 votes
All-Stars: Burn Notice

#14 - 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.

star 7.67
112 votes
All-Stars: Fight to the Finish

#15 - 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.

star 7.67
117 votes
All-Stars: Dead Weight

#16 - All-Stars: Dead Weight

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 3, 2018

star 7.66
110 votes
No Hand-outs

#17 - 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.

star 7.65
85 votes
40 Days Death March

#18 - 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.

star 7.64
231 votes
Den of Vipers

#19 - 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.

star 7.62
60 votes
All-Stars: The Lion's Den

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

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 8, 2018

star 7.62
78 votes
Man on Fire

#21 - 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.

star 7.60
322 votes
40 Days Sacrifice

#22 - 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.

star 7.60
217 votes
All-Stars: Africa Strikes Twice

#23 - All-Stars: Africa Strikes Twice

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired May 20, 2018

A survivalist enters a leopard kill zone to secure food for his team's survival; a torrential rain hits each camp, which causes the temperature to rapidly drop almost 40 degrees; brutal conditions force a survivalist to abandon the challenge.

star 7.58
131 votes
Left Behind

#24 - Left Behind

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 4, 2017

Four weeks into the 40-day Amazon challenge, a violent two-day storm descends on the jungle.

star 7.57
276 votes
All Stars: To Hail and Back

#25 - All Stars: To Hail and Back

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired May 27, 2018

Freezing rainstorms torment the remaining survivalists who are at risk for severe hypothermia; a successful hunt ends up backfiring and could cost two survivalists the challenge.

star 7.56
116 votes