River Monsters

  • 2009
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A biologist explores the world's rivers and lakes for freshwater fish that may prey on humans.

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01:50 — Jeremy Wade stumbles into a creepy, murky, underwater nest of a giant, monstrous beast. What could live here and could this be a killer?
WARNING! Tigerfish and Croc-Infested Waters Ahead
03:14 — Jeremy Wade is hunting the watery predator, the tigerfish, in Africa which leads him to crocodile-infested waters. He's about to dive deep into one of (more…)
Face-to-Face With One MONSTER Croc
02:00 — Jeremy Wade dives deep in search of one mega beast. He comes face-to-face with the greatest monster yet!
Deep Sea Demon
02:01 — Jeremy recalls how he found not one but two elusive oarfish swimming in the depths of the Mediterranean.
Terror in Paradise: How to Catch an Octopus
02:01 — Jeremy looks back on how he managed to find one of the ocean’s most intelligent and opportunistic creatures.
Reel Talk With Jeremy Wade
02:08 — Jeremy Wade gets *reel* and answers your fan questions! Find out why he always wears blue shirts ... and, how he feels to 'be so sexy'.
Massive Turtles Not As Slow As You Think
02:35 — Though turtles get a slow rap, they can haul it faster than you think when they sense they may be in danger. See Jeremy Wade meet one of these giant r (more…)
Could Unseen Forces Be Behind Jeremy's Greatest Catches?
01:13 — Jeremy looks back on the traditions and superstitions he has encountered across the world.
What Does Tagging Tell Us About Shark Behavior?
03:12 — Tagging and tracking sharks in South Africa’s Breede River showed that bull sharks aren’t as fearsome as many would think.
The River Monsters Crew Can’t Find Their Sea Legs
01:37 — Director Kelly Neaves and cameraman Christopher Stichman describe the agony of being seasick while filming off the coast of Peru.
Alaskan Cold Water Killer - How to Catch a Halibut
02:56 — Jeremy Wade's hunt for a cold water killer in Alaska reveals the massive halibut as his predator. Find out what it takes to catch one of these enormou (more…)
The Oarfish Leaves Jeremy Wade in Awe
02:46 — Jeremy`s encounter with not one, but two, of these illusive creatures has him struggling for words.
Mekong Mutilator: How to Catch a Pufferfish
02:19 — The freshwater pufferfish proved to be quite a challenging catch given the unique river conditions. Find out how Jeremy Wade navigated the murky water (more…)
Whale Shark, a Descendent of the Greatest River Monster to Ever Live?
03:56 — The whale shark is the largest fish on the planet today, and Jeremy Wade swims alongside one of these beautiful behemoths. Could the whale shark be de (more…)
Hunting Down an Ancient 'Buzzsaw Killer': The Helicoprion
03:13 — After examining 3-D printed models of fossil specimens, Jeremy Wade gets a look at an ancient 'Buzzsaw Killer'. With a sinister saw-like jaw and maxim (more…)
Monster Journeys: It's Not So Glamorous
01:51 — Jeremy talks about the not-so-glamorous life of being part of a film crew and recounts a few vehicle-related mishaps they've had along the way.
Fishing Can Be a Race Against Line
01:32 — With the clear waters of the Florida Keys working against him, Jeremy is forced to reel in a large predator with thin, almost invisible fishing line.
Huge Marbled Eel Is Monster of Fijian Lore
03:04 — After an intense fight in the dark of night, Jeremy Wade reels in an almost five-foot-long marbled eel! Locals confirm it is their mythic beast that h (more…)
Enormous Creatures Lurking in Fresh Waters
02:59 — Adventurer Jeremy Wade has discovered some true River Monsters. While many of these animals pose no immediate danger to humans, their sheer size would (more…)
Strangest Catches Found Living in Inland Waters
03:34 — Biologist and Extreme angler Jeremy Wade has encountered a diverse array of water-dwelling creatures on his globe-hopping adventures. Check out some o (more…)
Uncovering the Myth Behind the Giant Sea Serpent
02:17 — Jeremy`s investigation into a sea serpent leads him to England where he meets a diver that was on the receiving end of a disfiguring facial bite.
Grabbing a Jellyfish With Your Bare Hands
01:07 — Jeremy puts his fears aside to get a close look at animal with the potential to kill 50 people in under two minutes.
Death Down Under: How to Catch a Box Jellyfish
02:01 — It took patience and sure hands for Jeremy Wade to handle one of the most venomous animals on Earth.
Viewers Share Their Fishing Superstitions
01:02 — Kissing your catch? Putting flowers in the water? Jeremy shares stories fans submitted detailing their unusual traditions.
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  • Premiered: April 5, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A biologist explores the world's rivers and lakes for freshwater fish that may prey on humans. (more)

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