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[01/17/12 - 10:41 AM]
"Curious and Unusual Deaths" Premieres Friday, February 17 on Discovery Fit & Health
Back-to-back episodes will air Friday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Discovery Fit & Health]

Series Premiere

CURIOUS AND UNSUAL DEATHS - Friday, February 17 @ 10 PM ET/PT

Every episode presents three of the strangest deaths history has ever recorded - and the science that explains them. From the bible salesman who is struck by lightning under a cloudless sky to the pet lover who falls into a cat dish with less than three-inches of water, from a brick -layer who is provoked to laugh for 25 minutes straight to a French tailor who tests an experimental glider off the Eiffel Tower and a couple who endure 86 hours of holding each other close - all with fatal results.

Friday, February 17

10:00 PM ET/PT

CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS - AT HOME

How did feeding a pet end in death? Why did a lava lamp obsession kill a young man? How did a night of television prove fatal? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

10:30 PM ET/PT

CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS - FROM THE DEEP

What delicacy proved deadly for a prominent Japanese actor? What world record attempt killed a daredevil? How did a sunbather end up bathed in her own blood? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

Friday, February 24

10:00 PM ET/PT

CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS - ON THE JOB

Why did the salesman drop dead? What simple mistake killed the scientist? How did a lawyer fall from the boardroom to his death? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths

10:30 PM ET/PT

CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS - FIGHT AGAINST TIME

What killed the world's most famous whisky man? How did an international flight prove to be the final destination for two men? What killed an avid online gamer? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.





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