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Below is a complete River Monsters episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual River Monsters episodes are listed along with the River Monsters episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. River Monsters episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Vote for your favorite items on this poll, including “Death Ray,” “Silent Assassin” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the River Monsters episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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The Lost Reels Amazonian Giant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Lost Reels Amazonian Giant May 27 2011 - This two-part special — featuring long-lost footage never before seen by U.S. audiences — captures some of the biggest moments in Jeremy Wade's life. Journey back to 2002 in part one, ...more

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Killer Catfish - Two Hour Spec... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Killer Catfish - Two Hour Special Cut May 31 2009 - Two years ago, on the treacherous Kali River, high in the mountains of Northern India, Jeremy Wade unearthed the mother of all fisherman's tales and the ultimate freshwater horror: a super-sized ...more

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The Lost Reels Himalayan Giant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Lost Reels Himalayan Giant May 27 2011 - This two-part special — featuring long-lost footage never before seen by U.S. audiences — captures some of the biggest moments in Jeremy Wade's life. Journey back to 2002 in part one, ...more

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River Monsters Goes Tribal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
River Monsters Goes Tribal May 29 2011 - Jeremy Wade attempts to survive alongside some of the world's best tribal fishermen using spears, bows and arrows, and even spiders webs to catch his prey. These master fishermen live in a ...more

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The Most Bizarre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Most Bizarre May 08 2011 - Angler Jeremy Wade re-lives his encounters with some of the world's most bizarre, and gruesome, freshwater monsters - beasts that can swallow you whole, swim up your private parts, or even eat ...more

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Killer Sharks And Rays is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Killer Sharks And Rays Apr 29 2012 - An elite handful of fish are capable of living and thriving in both fresh and saltwater. Among these specialists are aggressive man-eaters, venomous giants and a wickedly armed beast that hails ...more

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The Deadliest Encounters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Deadliest Encounters May 24 2012 - Jeremy recalls close encounters with dangerous marine animals, including wolffish and whaler sharks.

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Untold Stories is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Untold Stories May 25 2012 - Jeremy Wade is renowned for tracking down freshwater beasts, yet it's the untold stories of what happened along the way that are often the best. In this special 'Behind-the-Scenes' edition, Wade ...more

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Lethal Legends is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Lethal Legends May 23 2012 - Is there a snakelike fish in New Zealand that could devour you? Or a fishlike being in Japan that stalks children? In this River Monsters Special, Jeremy Wade untangles fact from fiction as he ...more

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Killer Weapons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Killer Weapons May 22 2012 - A look at the ways marine animals attack and the physical attributes that make them so dangerous.

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Lair of Giants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Lair of Giants May 28 2012 - The season four finale episode is a two-hour look into one of the most challenging expeditions of Jeremy Wade's life. He'll travel to the isolated and untouched jungles of Guyana, South America, ...more

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The Deadliest Catfish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Deadliest Catfish May 27 2012 - No other group of fish has such a diversity of horrors, or has spread so successfully around the world. Jeremy Wade re-lives his most intense encounters as he asks: Why are Catfish so often at ...more

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The Giants is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Giants Mar 06 2011 - Biologist and extreme fisherman Jeremy Wade offers a retrospective of his harrowing attempts to reel in some of the largest freshwater fish in the world, including a man-eating catfish and a ...more

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The Deadliest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Deadliest Apr 03 2011 - Jeremy re-lives his most heart-stopping encounters with the world's deadliest fish.

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Top Ten Beasts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Top Ten Beasts May 24 2013 - In this special edition of River Monsters, extreme angler Jeremy Wade brings together the ten biggest and baddest catches of his career. His battles with them have drawn blood, nearly ripped off ...more

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Year of Beasts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Year of Beasts May 19 2013 - Before Jeremy caught radioactive catfish in Chernobyl and killer stingrays in Colombia, he didn’t think Season 5 would bring any new or unusual river monsters. He couldn’t have been more wrong: ...more

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Piranha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Piranha Apr 05 2009 - In 1976 a packed coach crashed into the Amazon killing 39 people. By the time the bodies were pulled out by rescuers some had been so viciously mutilated by piranha they could only be identified ...more

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Killer Catfish is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Killer Catfish Apr 12 2009 - Two years ago, on the treacherous Kali River, high in the mountains of Northern India, Jeremy Wade unearthed the mother of all fisherman's tales and the ultimate freshwater horror: a super-sized ...more

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Alligator Gar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Alligator Gar Apr 19 2009 - In the Deep South is a river monster with the reputation of a devil. Blamed for a series of violent attacks on humans, this creature is said to be as vicious as a shark and as big as an ...more

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European Maneater is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
European Maneater Apr 26 2009 - Reports of an attack on a swimmer in a lake close to Berlin is the starting point for an intense and shocking investigation. Wade travels to Germany where he meets modern-day victims of a beast ...more

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Amazon Assassins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Amazon Assassins May 03 2009 - In the darkest depths of the Amazon lurks a dinosaur. Legends tell of an evil spirit inhabiting an enormous fish. Taller than a man, it is covered in scales and crushes its prey with a tongue ...more

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Amazon Flesh Eaters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Amazon Flesh Eaters May 10 2009 - A man swallowed whole by a fish. A body eaten alive from within. Another penetrated in a most unnatural fashion, and yet more with multiple stab wounds. Jeremy Wade is in pursuit of these ...more

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Freshwater Shark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Freshwater Shark May 17 2009 - No fish inspires the same terror as the shark, a creature with an insatiable hunger for brutal violence. But at least these killers are confined to the oceans. Or are they? Expert angler Jeremy ...more

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Death Ray is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Death Ray Apr 25 2010 - Jeremy Wade heads to The Mekong River in Thailand in search of one of the world's largest, most terrifying river fish, the Giant Freshwater Stingray. Armed with a venomous 10 inch barbed tail, ...more

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Demon Fish is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Demon Fish Mar 28 2010 - Jeremy Wade journeys to the infamous Congo River in Africa in search of the world's most ferocious fish. This supernatural monster predator pushes Jeremy to his physical and mental limit. It ...more

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Congo Killer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Congo Killer May 09 2010 - Jeremy Wade travels to one of the few rivers left on earth that will still test a fisherman. The Congo, a river steeped in legends... and soaked in violence. One spirit in particular is said to ...more

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Alaskan Horror is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Alaskan Horror May 16 2010 - Extreme angler Jeremy Wade searches for the lethal lake monster of native legend that's been dragging people down to an icy grave for centuries. He ends up landing the largest fish he's ever ...more

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Hidden Predator is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Hidden Predator May 30 2010 - The biggest bull shark ever recorded was caught in South Africa, in a river. Was this monstrous freshwater catch a horrifying fluke, or are there more shark giants prowling this river? Jeremy ...more

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Killer Snakehead is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Killer Snakehead May 02 2010 - Angler Jeremy Wade sets his sights on an aggressive Far Eastern predator that's now invading America's backyards. Accused of homicide, and said to breathe air and crawl on land, the Snakehead is ...more

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Rift Valley Killer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Rift Valley Killer May 23 2010 - Jeremy Wade is on a quest to Africa's Rift Valley to explore the roots of fishing and the monsters these first fishermen faced. It's a dangerous place, filled with killer crocs, hippos and ...more

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Chainsaw Predator is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Chainsaw Predator May 01 2011 - Having never been to Japan, Jeremy Wade is entering new territory in more ways than one. The river monsters there are like no others he ever has encountered, from the devastating ...more

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The Deadliest is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Deadliest Apr 03 2011 - Jeremy Wade is on the trail of a mysterious man-eater. New Zealand's fresh waters have been a safe place for swimmers, yet as Jeremy finds out, its remote rivers and deep lakes provide refuge ...more

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The Giants is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Giants Mar 06 2011 - Jeremy Wade travels to Papua New Guinea to investigate a spate of bizarre deaths on one of the world's last great unexplored rivers, the Sepik. A creature there is tearing chunks from ...more

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Flesh Ripper is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Flesh Ripper Apr 17 2011 - Jeremy Wade heads to a remote river in the Australian Outback to try and catch the rare but fearsome freshwater sawfish. This shadowy predator is reputed to reach 18 feet long and attacks boats ...more

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The Mutilator is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
The Mutilator Apr 10 2011 - Jeremy Wade travels to the Paraná River in the remote northeast corner of Argentina to investigate the death of a young girl. Once there, he discovers a second death. The people who live ...more

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Cold-Blooded Horror is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Cold-Blooded Horror May 22 2011 - Having never been to Japan, Jeremy Wade is entering new territory in more ways than one. The river monsters there are like no others he ever has encountered, from the devastating ...more

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Silent Assassin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Silent Assassin Apr 24 2011 - Jeremy Wade travels to Brazil's "wild west" in search of a river monster that has killed three cowboys. The search for the culprit sends him deep into prospecting cattle country, where ...more

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Jungle Killer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Jungle Killer May 30 2011 - Jeremy Wade sets out to discover the true river monster of South America. Piranhas get all the press, but is there a more fearsome predator lurking in its rivers? Tipped off by an account of an ...more

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American Killers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
American Killers Apr 01 2012 - In the suspense-filled two-hour premiere, Jeremy Wade treks across the United States in search of deadly river monsters living in the nation's waterways. Wade ventures from the popular Indian ...more

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Asian Slayer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Asian Slayer Apr 22 2012 - When Jeremy Wade travels to India's Himalayas to investigate grisly river attacks, he is surprised to learn that the suspected culprit is a sacred animal. Does he heed warnings from the local ...more

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Invisible Executioner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Invisible Executioner Apr 15 2012 - It's common knowledge that crocodiles and hippos are deadly predators in Zambian waterways, but it seems there's another monstrous beast stalking the treacherous Zambezi River. The locals call ...more

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Russian Killer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Russian Killer May 06 2012 - The eerie disappearance of three men in far eastern Russia proves to be a baffling case for Jeremy Wade. His first visit to Russia takes him on a three-day trip to the Amur River where he seeks ...more

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Mongolian Mauler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Mongolian Mauler May 13 2012 - In Mongolia, Jeremy Wade hopes to reel in a rare river monster that’s become legendary. Pound for pound, this man-sized monster is said to be one of the world's strongest fighters. Could ...more

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Pack of Teeth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Pack of Teeth Apr 08 2012 - In Southern Africa there are rumors of a terrifying river monster lurking in the eerie waters of the Okavango Delta. Witnesses say the fish have shark-like teeth and hunt in frenzied packs on ...more

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Phantom Assassin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Phantom Assassin May 20 2012 - Jeremy Wade returns to Australia's croc-infested Fitzroy River for one of his toughest quests yet — to catch one of the world's rarest fish. This shark is so elusive it was only discovered ten ...more

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Atomic Assassin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Atomic Assassin Apr 14 2013 - Extreme angler Jeremy Wade is on the trail of a monster that leads him to the site of the worst nuclear accident in history - Chernobyl. In a nerve-shredding race against radiation and time, he ...more

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Killer Torpedo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Killer Torpedo Apr 21 2013 - Angler Jeremy Wade ventures deep into the heart of Central America in search of a man-sized killer said to leap into boats and cause fatal injuries as it knocks fishermen unconscious and smashes ...more

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Colombian Slasher is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Colombian Slasher May 05 2013 - Jeremy arrives in Colombia's area of the Amazon, hearing the story of a bride that was attacked by an unidentified creature. As he searches for the mystery, he faces the dense and deadly ...more

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Vampires of the Deep is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Vampires of the Deep May 12 2013 - On the Canadian-U.S. border lies a vast and brooding lake that hides a dark history. For Native Americans, it’s an ancient and sacred site home to underwater spirits. But recently, something has ...more

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Face Ripper is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of River Monsters Episodes
Face Ripper Apr 07 2013 - Angler Jeremy Wade investigates his most disturbing case yet - the story of a man who had his face ripped off in a remote Bolivian river. The journey through dangerous jungle ends with a ...more