Ordinary people in deadly circumstances, from nightmarish abductions to shocking accidents, tell the incredible stories of how they survived.
S01:E01 - Bridget/Daryl/Ryan B. and John
A woman is raped, shot and left for dead; man caught in blizzard; plane crash.
S01:E02 - Brandi/Joseph/Sam and Suzanne
A hitchhiker turns on the girls who pick him up; men stranded on an island.
S01:E03 - Christine and Heidi/Debbie/Jim
The crew of a ferry abandons the boat and its passengers when the vessel begins to sink.
S01:E04 - Lonnie/Rulon/Stanley
A woman plays dead after her boyfriend chokes and shoots.
S01:E05 - Denise/Nick/Leonilda
A store manager is savagely attacked by robbers.
S01:E06 - Wayne & Mary/Holly/Linda
A couple wake up to find their home surrounded by a cloud of chlorine gas.
S01:E07 - Cari/Kevin/Joe & Katherine
A four-inch steel tow hook lodges in a man's throat, threatening to sever his jugular.
S01:E08 - Michelle/Troy & Josh
Gunmen threaten to kill a woman's daughter if she doesn't rob a bank.
S01:E09 - Maria/Jerry/Melissa
Ex-employee shoots woman; man trapped in ravine; intruder assaults woman.
S01:E10 - Virginia Tech Massacre / Minneapolis School Bus Crash
Survivors of the massacre at Virginia Tech; Minneapolis school bus is on bridge when it collapses.
S01:E11 - Jennifer/Sampson/Norina
Lawyer fights off an intruder; farmer's arm caught in harvester; school principal fights off man.