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Insects, arachnids and other arthropods, both benign and deadly, are examined.
Season 1, Episode 13
January 29, 2006
Stinging and biting insects are examined to see why they attack humans and how a person's body reacts to a sting.
Season 1, Episode 11
January 15, 2006
A forest restoration project in Costa Rica benefits the insect population. Ruud joins a rapid response team to examine the bugs.
Season 1, Episode 12
Ruud travels through the Amazon, meeting an indigenous people who hunt an unusual delicacy, the Goliath-bird-eating tarantula.
Season 1, Episode 10
January 8, 2006
Ruud examines butterflies of the Amazon and how the lives of the local people are affected by them.
Season 1, Episode 9
November 23, 2005
Survival adaptations of insects, and how humans have used them in modern technologies.
Season 1, Episode 8
October 23, 2005
Ruude travels to the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia, where he encounters swarms of insects.
Season 1, Episode 7
October 12, 2005
Ruud travels to Alaska at the summer solstice to examine insects enjoying the warm weather.
Season 1, Episode 6
August 10, 2005
Ruud examines insects that live in the desert. Included: beetles that drink condensation from their shells; insects that “swim” under the sand.
Season 1, Episode 5
July 13, 2005
Ruud travels to Madagascar to examine some truly bizarre bugs.
Season 1, Episode 4
July 6, 2005
Ruud compares B-movie bugs with the real thing. Included: fleas and fireflies.
Season 1, Episode 2
June 22, 2005
Ruud goes Down Under to observe nasty Australian bugs of the stinging and biting variety.
Season 1, Episode 1
June 15, 2005
Ruud Kleinpaste travels to New Guinea to examine some of the biggest bugs in the world, including spiders, stick insects, beetles and butterflies.
Season 1, Episode 3
June 29, 2000
Unwelcome domestic guests. Included: vinegaroons, centipedes, cockroaches and horse flies. Host: Ruud Kleinpaste.
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