- 1 Baja Desert
Grylls must cross blistering desert and barren salt plains in Mexico's Baja peninsula. While collecting honey Grylls is stung by a bee and his face becomes severely swollen, nearly blinding him.
Air Date: 2008-08-06
- 2 The Deep South
Grylls enters the swamps of Louisiana where he kills an alligator with a knife, and catches a catfish with his bare hands
Air Date: 2008-08-27
- 3 Ireland
Grylls jumps from a boat a kilometre off the west coast of Ireland. He travels down the coast before turning inland to cross the bogs. Here he retrieves a sheep carcass from a bog whose skin he uses as a sleeping bag (sheeping bag), a waterproof sack, and a flotation device.
Air Date: 2008-09-03
- 4 South Dakota
Grylls is dropped on a granite peak in the Black Hills where he is caught in a thunder storm with inadequate shelter. Down in the plains Grylls encounters a herd of Bison before entering the desolate area known as the Badlands.
Air Date: 2008-09-10
- 5 Bear's Essentials
A clip-show from previous Man vs Wild episodes highlighting important survival techniques.
Air Date: 2008-09-17
- 6 Belize
Grylls heads to the jungle where he tackles a boa constrictor, he gets stuck over raging waters, and then he takes to the trees.
Air Date: 2009-01-12
- 7 Yukon
Grylls wraps up warm as he heads to the frozen wastelands of North Canada. He goes underground to search an abandoned mine, and he takes to some fast moving water.
Air Date: 2009-01-19
- 8 Oregon
Grylls takes on the deepest river based canyon, Hell's Canyon and the dangerous Snake River.
Air Date: 2009-01-26
- 9 Dominican Republic
Grylls has some tips on how to survive the hurricane season and he also eats a tarantula to survive
Air Date: 2009-02-02
- 10 Turkey
Grylls heads to Turkey where he deals with dangerous animals and he also takes to the water
Air Date: 2009-02-09
- 11 Romania
Grylls heads to Romania where he takes on a bear and dangerous water channels.
Air Date: 2009-02-16
- 12 Bears Ultimate Survival Guide Part One
Grylls offers tips for surviving in some of the world's most unforgiving places.
Air Date: 2009-02-23