The Best Episodes of Naked and Afraid XL
Last Updated: May 21, 2019
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 - Unfinished Business
Season 3 - Episode 9
The 10 survivalists reunite for the first time since leaving the Amazon. Through roundtable discussion, new interviews, and never-before-seen footage, they offer unique insight into the highs and lows of their 40-day challenge.
#2 - Out of Africa
Season 2 - Episode 9
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 - All-Stars: Hunted Humans
Season 4 - Episode 1
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.
#7 - All-Stars: Fight to the Finish
Season 4 - Episode 11
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.
#8 - 40 Days Filth and Fury
Season 1 - Episode 8
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.
#10 - All-Stars: Africa Strikes First
Season 4 - Episode 2
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.
#11 - 40 Days Death March
Season 1 - Episode 5
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.
#13 - All-Stars: Africa Strikes Twice
Season 4 - Episode 3
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.
#14 - The Final Fight
Season 3 - Episode 8
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.
#17 - 40 Days Sacrifice
Season 1 - Episode 6
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.
#21 - 40 Days Falling Apart
Season 1 - Episode 7
After thirty-one days in the Colombian jungle, the pressure is on to get the nourishment they need to survive extraction, but when one member doesn't play by the rules, the future of one group is thrown into jeopardy.
#22 - All-Stars: Survivalists vs. Predator
Season 4 - Episode 8
Risking retaliation from a dangerous nearby leopard, two survivalists scavenge the predator's kill to provide food for the team. Matt Wright joins the other survivalists and immediately causes a confrontation within the group.
#23 - Too Many Chiefs
Season 2 - Episode 4
The Survivalists approach the halfway point of their brutal challenge. With starvation & sickness worse than ever they must come together to help one another, but the battle for Alpha Male distracts them from their strategy and may be their downfall.
#25 - 40 Days Jungle Rich
Season 1 - Episode 4
After nearly three weeks in the bush, two survivalists have tapped out and most others are making desperate treks across the savannah in search of food. If they can't find sustenance, they'll be forced out of the most difficult challenge of their lives.