How I Survived — All Episodes
From escaping the clutches of a serial killer to copping five bullets to the head and living to tell the tale, How I Survived tells the stories of everyday people who’ve pulled through against the odds. Prepared to be gripped by these amazing first-hand accounts from survivors who have faced the unimaginable and escaped with their lives.
Episode 6 - Susan drank her own breastmilk to survive
Being a mother saved Susan O'Brien's life - literally!
Episode 5 - I was swallowed by a hippo!
Safari guide Paul Templer was canoeing along the Zambezi River when disaster struck...
Episode 4 - Kelly went for a run when she felt a chill
Trapped with an evil attacker, Kelly Herron jumped into action.
Episode 3 - Lost at sea – saved by a bucket!
With his young son in his arms, Maike faced a fight for their lives.
Episode 2 - Shot as we shopped
Andrew and Kathy McLaren were at the mall when a terror attack unfolded.
Season 3: Episode 1 - A bear ripped off my face!
Allena Hansen was working on her property with her faithful dogs when disaster struck.
Episode 6 - A freak wind ripped off my hand!
Harriet Davis, 12, was enjoying a nice day out on the river when her life changed forever.
Episode 5 - Stabbed 14 times, but I survived!
Victorian neurosurgeon Dr Michael Wong was at work when his shift quickly turned to terror.
Episode 4 - My husband tried to gas me to death
When Pepita Nicholls asked her husband of 18 years, Robert Ridgeway, for a divorce, he hatched a dark plan to get revenge.
Episode 3 - I sliced off my face with a chainsaw!
Victorian grandpa Bill Singleton was working in the bush when horror struck.
Episode 2 - Lost in the bush for 17 hours - saved by her dog!
When Leisa Bennett couldn't be there for her three-year-old granddaughter Aurora, Max the deaf and partially blind dog stepped in.
Season 2: Episode 1 - Kidnapped - How I escaped my hostage hell
When Nigel Brennan and his colleague Amanda Lindhout were kidnapped by Somalian rebels, it was the beginning of a living nightmare.
Episode 6 - Cliff terror - 'She's gone over the edge!'
For Shannon Bennett and her 13-year-old daughter Trinity a day out ended in disaster.
Episode 5 - Hostage horror: I was used as a human shield
On an everyday Monday morning, Louisa Hope found herself at the centre of a terror attack.
Episode 4 - Scalped by my ponytail
Michelle Dowsett was working on her farm when she felt a tug on her ponytail. Reaching up to feel her head, Michelle's scalp was gone!
Episode 3 - Abducted, drugged and left for dead. He slashed my throat
When Rachele Godsall broke up with her abusive partner, he began the worst attack of all.
Episode 2 - I escaped Ted Bundy - the world's worst serial killer
When Rhonda Stapley accepted a lift from a good-looking stranger, she had no idea of the horror that would unfold.
Season 1: Episode 1 - Bedtime horror - Shot in the face FIVE times by a stranger
James Myers went to bed – and his worst nightmare began.