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Naked and Afraid 

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Reality show where two strangers (typically 1 male, 1feme) try to survive in the wild for 21 days, naked.
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Michael Brown Michael Brown ...  Narrator 107 episodes, 2013-2019
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Each week, a new pair of total strangers are faced with the ultimate survival challenge: survive for 21 days together with no clothes or supplies in some of the most dangerous environments in the world. In addition to the landscape itself working against the duo, the local wildlife looks to prey on them as well. Of course, the biggest complication for any of the couples might end up being their own clashing egos. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Official Sites:

Discovery [United States]

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USA

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English

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23 June 2013 (USA) See more »

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All survivors of the challenges wear the same necklace made of black string strap and woven icon. It's the mic. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Migos (2018) See more »

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Interesting topic poorly executed
23 July 2013 | by imdb-487-881561See all my reviews

My rating is generous but I would like to encourage the producers to improve the show.

The participants are generally under-prepared and easily overwhelmed. Many claim to have survival skills but these amount to no more than camping skills.

Some claim to be hunters but take away the weaponry and they go hungry.

Most are also overweight the wrong way, that is, they didn't pile up the fat to endure hunger. They are overeaters that collapse when their poor diet changes.

The producers also feel the need to create a degree of controversy and the participants are pushed (in some case, possibly eager) to share their social theories of gender. Needless to say, these are infantile and in no way explain anyone's actions, not even their very own.

To add insult to injury, the producers are selecting people with a high need for approval and acceptance. Some are good folk, true, but that's really besides the point.

This does not make for good TV.


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