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  • Weddings Wild & Crazy

    1138 Views

  • The fall of Russian celebrities Wild & Crazy

    2253 Views

    Here, the mayor of Moscow’s thinking “I wonder how far I can sit back without falling down. Well, now I know! And while we’re on the topic of things falling down…if you guessed the bell, well, two poi...

  • Dropped his wife's mother in the mud Wild & Crazy

    1167 Views

    In some parts of Russia, tradition has it that a groom is supposed to drop his future mother-in-law in dirt. Then the marriage will be long and happy.

  • Ski descent from the loft in the garden Wild & Crazy

    1060 Views

    This not particularly extreme looking man has built a new kind of ski jump. His goes from the attic in the barn to the roof of the house and off onto the snow below. We’re guessing the flag’s at half ...

  • Cop eats a bribe Wild & Crazy

    977 Views

    This policeman has been caught red-handed in the act of accepting a bribe. A deep breath - and he gulps down the evidence. He seems to think that without the marked bills the prosecutors won’t be able...

  • Apartment burnt to ashes Wild & Crazy

    1298 Views

    The third floor of this grim apartment building is on fire. Its owner sits on the bench below, perhaps contemplating all of his worldly possessions going up in flames. He goes up to the roof and tries...

  • Daring bank robbery in Moscow Wild & Crazy

    1115 Views

    A bank surveillance camera caught an audacious robbery in broad daylight. Keep an eye on the shady looking guy in sunglasses at the center of the screen. He goes towards the exit and, without warning…...

  • The terrorist attack on American embassy... Wild & Crazy

    1297 Views

    Moscow. March of 1999. A man wearing camouflage gets out of a white SUV and attempts to shoot a grenade launcher at the American embassy. The police opened fire but the car was off like a shot.

  • The boat broke down first,and then began... Wild & Crazy

    1258 Views

    On a lake in Kirghizia, a new motorboat is put through its paces. On the way, the boat rolled over and began to sink. At the very last moment it was lifted with the hoist and attached to the ship.

  • Winter fun in the Russian province Wild & Crazy

    1170 Views

    It’s the middle of winter and you’ve been cooped up watching extreme sports on TV for a little too long. Yes, the X games come to Siberia!

  • Funny Animals Wild & Crazy

    1327 Views

    And here we have some tender, heart-warming footage starring a cuddly little kitten and a cute baby crocodile. This one’s all about friendship. This little she-bear decided to get better acquainted wi...

  • Crocodile bites man during a show in Tha... Wild & Crazy

    1858 Views

    Crocodile farm in Thailand. With lightning speed the reptile suddenly grabs the man’s hand in his razor sharp teeth. His fellow trainers quickly start trying to set his hand free by unclenching the an...

  • Senseless Death by fire Wild & Crazy

    1348 Views

    This senseless tragedy took place during a fire in a residential building. The fire swept the second floor. And a solitary man on the floor above seems to have lost his head, panicked, and jumped to h...

  • A bullfight gone bad Wild & Crazy

    1803 Views

    A traditional Spanish bullfight is a mortal contest between man and bull. It usually lasts about two hours, and it usually winds up with a dead and bloodied animal. The public holds its breath as the ...

  • A young man tries to commit suicide by j... Wild & Crazy

    1227 Views

    In a town near Moscow, a young man is on the roof of a school building. He avoids a rescuer trying to engage him in a dialogue, and paces the edge, as if trying to work up the nerve to step off.

  • Champagne Bottle Explodes| Boring Weddin... Wild & Crazy

    1406 Views

    Folks, if you shake up a bottle of champagne on this show, one of two things’ll happen: the cork will shoot into his, or someone else’s eye or, well, this. …And sometimes…if you really want to be hear...

  • Extreme Sports Bike Wipeout Wild & Crazy

    1207 Views

    Extreme sports TV show host Sasha Cvetkova decided to play the guinea pig and ride a bicycle attached by a cable to a motorcycle. The motorcycle accelerated up to about 40 miles per hour. And here’s w...

  • Cart into the crowd of spectators Wild & Crazy

    1209 Views

    Accidents can happen at every race, no matter what the sport. Even in Go Carting, one of the safest types of racing, as you’re about to see here. This driver misjudges his speed can’t break in time an...

  • Car Race Crash Wild & Crazy

    1195 Views

    And here’s a pretty similar situation, except this time with full sized cars going at full speed. This racer crashes into a group of spectators gathered on the hill. Miraculously, here too, only one p...

  • Kitten Trapped In Wall Wild & Crazy

    1629 Views

    This Moscow woman called the rescue team in to save her tiny kitten who had - somehow - gotten into the wall in her apartment and had gotten stuck there. She can hear him mewling.

  • Storm during a concert in Moscow Wild & Crazy

    1320 Views

    During a big open air concert in Moscow, a storm blew in. The weather service had, erroneously, predicted the storm to hit much later on. The rain really started coming down and the public started lea...

  • Plumber With Fingers Caught in Drain Wild & Crazy

    1104 Views

    Moscow’s rescue rangers have the pleasure of freeing people from a host of unusual situations. A plumber put his fingers into the shower drain and couldn’t get them out. Since he was new, he felt shy ...

  • Woman stuck in a bench Wild & Crazy

    1528 Views

    So he had his fingers stuck. This bedraggled woman, on the other hand, has somehow managed to get her whole body stuck.

  • Presenter Falls in the hole Wild & Crazy

    1351 Views

    At a celebration at a famous Moscow theater, a presenter and an enormous gift basket take an unplanned trip. Watch out for that first gaping hole, it’s a doozy!

  • A guy gets a snowball in the face Wild & Crazy

    1158 Views

    Your guess is as good as ours on this one. It’s either a bonfire or a witch burning. With snowballs!

  • Funny scene with famous people and anima... Wild & Crazy

    1429 Views

    Here, a famous Russian singer is attacked by an infatuated light. Usually, it’s just the fans he’s gotta worry about. Here it’s the hardware too! It turns out there’s a bit of truth to the old saying ...

  • Drunk dad falls on car in a ditch Wild & Crazy

    1074 Views

    These guys aren’t winning any safe driver awards today! The kids are bouncing around without seatbelts and Dad’s drunk and driving erratically…into a ditch.

  • Local gang attack on tourists Wild & Crazy

    1467 Views

    This odd incident took place at a park in Eastern Siberia. Somehow, some tourists have really annoyed a local gang of toughs. We don’t know what they said or did before the video starts but by the tim...

  • Runner Breaks Both Arms Wild & Crazy

    1757 Views

    This footage is from a regional running competition that took place in the eastern town of Khabarovsk. The race begins normally. Then, all of a sudden, a runner stumbles, falls down and freakishly bre...

  • Drunk Student Falls off Balcony Wild & Crazy

    1333 Views

    In a small town, two university students celebrate the end of finals on a 2nd floor balcony. Looking at his perfect grades, one of them feels as if he has supernatural abilities. The self-taught stunt...

  • The collapse of a small helicopter Wild & Crazy

    1127 Views

    Here we have what seems to be a tiny little helicopter. In this case “helicopter” may be a bit grandiose. It’s more like a little chair with a propeller. We can assume that it needs a little help to g...

  • The boy climbed onto a high-voltage towe... Wild & Crazy

    1090 Views

    In a small town near Moscow, an adventurous young lad decided to set a personal climbing record and climb a high-voltage tower. Fortunately, some locals spotted the young troublemaker and called the f...

  • Jeep Flips Over Wild & Crazy

    1109 Views

    In Siberia. In this off road race the aim is to make it through the obstacles and finish the course in one piece. The odds are stacked against the drivers, so speed is more of a secondary concern. Wat...

  • Patient falls out of ambulance Wild & Crazy

    1227 Views

    In the middle of a Moscow tunnel, a patient falls out of the back of a moving ambulance. Somehow, the ambulance crew doesn’t seem to notice and so he’s left to his own fate. In a heap. Right there in...

  • Vertiginous journey. Wild & Crazy

    1159 Views

    Perhaps this St. Petersburg teenager’s life just wasn’t as wrought with danger and excitement as it could’ve been. Well, using bicycle handlebars and some tape, he’s hatched a brilliant scheme to fly ...

  • Priests beat protesters Wild & Crazy

    960 Views

    At the Kazansky church in Voronezh, a local priest organized a rally in support of poorer priests from distant parishes. Incredibly, the scene was set for bad blood and even worse behavior. Local prie...

  • Sewer Girl Wild & Crazy

    1260 Views

    What’s a Moscow girl to do after fighting with her boyfriend. Why, jump in the sewer, of course! The, um, emotional girl was down there for a long time. Soaking up the ambience and the fine smells, on...

  • Little Avalanche In Kamchatka Wild & Crazy

    1229 Views

    If you’re an extreme sports fan and you like snow, spring skiing or snowboarding in Kamchatka may be the place for you. Graced with long gentle slopes, the areas are cheap and practically empty - a fa...

  • Painful fall snowboarders and Inline Ska... Wild & Crazy

    1343 Views

    These snowboarders were either practicing their jumps, or practicing how to land on their heads, necks, or backs. We’re still not sure.

  • Inline Skating Wild & Crazy

    1117 Views

    And these sorts of injuries aren’t confined to snowboarding. You can land on your head, neck and especially your, um, dangly bits, in inline skating as well.

  • Drop dolls parachutist Wild & Crazy

    1007 Views

    Watch this fine aerialist in flight! … Here’s his point of view from a camera mounted on his helmet. But the mood changes when suddenly, a beautiful day spent soaring over the beach…Is made all the mo...

  • Flying car Wild & Crazy

    1082 Views

    These master stuntmen are preparing to set a world record. The plan is to do something no one’s ever done before, a 900 degree somersault – or two and a half rotations.

  • Tales From The Lefortovsky Tunnel Wild & Crazy

    1338 Views

    In the famous Lefortovsky tunnel in Moscow the surveillance camera are running 24 hours a day. Look, by the way, how quickly the police arrive on the scene of this crash. That’s gotta be some kind of ...

  • 'Tunnel of love' Wild & Crazy

    1598 Views

    And now we move from the “tunnel of love” to a series of “wedding whoopsies”. Hard to say what’s going on here with the bride, her matron of honor and her several “groomsmaids”!

  • Sleeping Wedding Musician Wild & Crazy

    1126 Views

    Now here’s a nifty trick. Everybody’s dancing and having a good time while the keyboardist in this wedding band is pulling off the wedding band hat-trick: he can play, sing, and take a nap all pretty ...

  • Parachutist Can’t Get It Up Wild & Crazy

    1074 Views

    This aerialist can’t quite seem to get off the ground. But does he give up? Heck no! And does he end up with a whole new crop of black and blues to go with his nice red parachute?

  • Lightning struck a trolley-bus Wild & Crazy

    1329 Views

    It’s a stormy night in central Russia. During an electrical storm, lightning hits a trolley-bus on a bridge. The bolt fries the bus’s electrical system and starts a fire.

  • Suicide time wedding Wild & Crazy

    1063 Views

    During a wedding, the camera sees a suicide taking place in the background. Ironically, as their life begins together, his is ending right behind them.

  • Car knocks down pedestrian Wild & Crazy

    1184 Views

    This next footage is from just outside of Moscow. Quickly, and out of nowhere a woman races across the avenue. Bam. The rule of thumb is if a person loses their shoes during a traffic accident, it’s u...

  • Fall of rider Wild & Crazy

    1199 Views

    This next story is about Denis and his hugely powerful motorcycle. Together they can easily reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. Denis is clearly a bit of a show off. Here he shows the camera a t...

  • Parasailing TV Hostess Wild & Crazy

    1118 Views

    And this is a story about Katya, who was shooting a piece about parasailing for a TV sports show. He brings her down one more time, unfortunately right in front of another boat which she meets with he...

  • Mad man walking with a knife at a Moscow... Wild & Crazy

    1352 Views

    This incident took place in a town just to the west of Moscow. A clearly disturbed man was walking through the city brandishing a large knife. When the policemen arrived The madman began getting more ...

  • Tulip Revolution and the displacement of... Wild & Crazy

    1256 Views

    This amazing footage was taken in the capital city of Kyrgyzstan during the “Tulip revolution” of March 2005. A mostly peaceful mass uprising eventually ousted President Askar Akayev and his Stalinist...

  • Salvation Suicide Wild & Crazy

    1119 Views

    As you’re about to see, the St. Petersburg rescue rangers arrived one early evening right as a suicide victim was about to jump from the 6th floor. Will they be able to save him?

  • Antenna Thief Wild & Crazy

    1234 Views

    Inhabitants of several suburban Moscow apartment buildings noticed that their rooftop antennas had started disappearing during the night. They informed the police. The police put the rooftops under su...

  • Dog on the roof Wild & Crazy

    1204 Views

    A concerned neighbor saw the dog up there and came to his rescue. He got up to the roof and gingerly approached the dog. He was nervous that if he got frightened or spooked, the animal might slip and...

  • Bathing babies in ice water Wild & Crazy

    1314 Views

    And now for an activity that most of you have probably never seen before. To western eyes, such behavior seems insane, dangerous and completely irresponsible. Yet these Russian mothers are certain tha...

  • Drunk guys fighting in Sochi Wild & Crazy

    990 Views

    It’s a dark night in the resort town of Sochi on the Black Sea…Suffice it to say these guys aren’t writing a lot of sonnets these days. Sadly, their fighting technique isn’t much more advanced than th...

  • Lightning through an apartment house Wild & Crazy

    1173 Views

    An amateur cameraman decided to film nature at her fiercest. He got out his video camera during an electrical storm: clearly he got some amazing shots, but the most amazing one is still to come: in a ...

  • Bathtub Demolition Wild & Crazy

    993 Views

    Here a group calling themselves “Silly People”, have found a cheap way to practice the bobsled, air the ol’ bathtub out and perform some demolition work at the same time!

  • Windshield Wiper-Obsessed Dog Wild & Crazy

    1241 Views

    And just like people, some dogs can get, well, a little fixated on certain commonplace objects. Like windshield wipers, for example.

  • Bears & Truck Seats Wild & Crazy

    1076 Views

    And here’s a story about bears and people coexisting, more or less. There are those brave and foolish souls among us who keep bears as pets, rather than, say, dogs or cats. But bear ownership does hav...

  • The "Idiots" Team Wild & Crazy

    1482 Views

    This 3 man Moscow team called “The Idiots” was inspired by the renowned, Pulitzer and Nobel-prize winning series “Jackass.” Their credo is to “live long and destroy.” That may be why they’ve decided ...

  • Drink Riders Skiing Wild & Crazy

    971 Views

    And here’s another group that’s either really really bored or really really stupid. Or a little bit of both. They call themselves the Drink Riders, which might begin to explain this sort of behavior. ...

  • An incredible last minute rescue from a ... Wild & Crazy

    1156 Views

    Catastrophic events during a recent New Year’s Eve in Yekaterinburg. There would be precious little celebrating this evening for the city’s firemen. Despite their best efforts, a spectacular electrica...

  • Naked wack in a puddle Wild & Crazy

    1560 Views

    One day, Volgograd police found a psychotic naked man lying in a large puddle under a bridge. He was shivering and muttering incoherently to himself. Rescuers and police soon got him back on his feet ...

  • Tornado over Black Sea Wild & Crazy

    1089 Views

    A Muscovite was vacationing on the Caucasian shore of the Black Sea. One day he happened to take his video camera down to the beach. However, this wasn’t just like “any other day”. What he saw was a s...

  • Synchronized Parachuting Accident Wild & Crazy

    1027 Views

    This sort of synchronized parachuting is apparently one of the most dangerous in the sport. It’s also one of the most spectacular. In the middle of a stunt, the canopy of one parachute gets tangled wi...

  • Death Diver Under North Pole Wild & Crazy

    1513 Views

    A famous Russian cold water diver wasn’t so lucky. This is footage from the North Pole. Russian divers are attempting to set a world record by diving here. The renowned diver Andrey Rozhkov goes in fi...

  • Drunken Wedding Fight on Ice Wild & Crazy

    1096 Views

    No one knows for sure what started this fight. But what we’re missing in motivation, we’re more than making up for in stamina!We think the fight has something to do with still another Russian all day...

  • Moscow Elk Wild & Crazy

    1370 Views

    This unlikely story took place in a Moscow suburb. An elk wandered into the capital one day. He wandered the streets for quite a while checking out the sites, frightening drivers and amusing kids. T...

  • Speedy Jewel Heist Wild & Crazy

    966 Views

    In Geneva, a Russian TV crew was shooting a program on Swiss jewelers. Suddenly, and seemingly out of nowhere, two robbers steal the jewelry that’s been put out for display. The criminals bolt but don...

  • Smoking Garage Wild & Crazy

    1315 Views

    On the outskirts of Moscow a small garage starts smoking. And we’re not talking menthol lights here, folks. A team of firemen arrive on the scene. This sort of carfire isn’t that much of a challenge t...

  • Natural disaster zone Wild & Crazy

    1083 Views

    A pair of travelers decided to stop in Novorossiysk on their way home from the Caucasus. Perhaps if they’d heard the weather forecast, they might’ve kept going. At about the time they arrived, it star...

  • On Thin Ice Wild & Crazy

    1077 Views

    Each spring in St. Petersburg, fishermen go fishing on thawing ice. Invariably, one of two things happens: either the ice breaks and a number of fishermen fall through or it splits off and they’re lef...

  • Smashed car Wild & Crazy

    1493 Views

    She’d just bought a new Volkswagen Beetle. She got in her car and was about to drive away when… A rusty old Volga crashed into her parked car and the bus next to it.

  • Figure skating cars on ice Wild & Crazy

    1332 Views

    An unexpected ice and snow storm had caught these drivers unawares, and unprepared, without snow tires. Not that snow tires would’ve made much difference on this ice! It’s sort like bumper cars, excep...

  • Minivan Blows Up Wild & Crazy

    1250 Views

    A minivan is on fire in a Moscow parking lot. The owners of the burning van try to extinguish the fire on their own. Mmm, mmn, not gonna happen. Most of the interior cabin is still very much on fire. ...

  • Daring rescues Wild & Crazy

    1323 Views

    Residents of the building discover an unhinged neighbor screaming out of his window that he’s going to kill himself. They call for help and a team of firemen arrives almost immediately, and begins rai...

  • The poachers Wild & Crazy

    1181 Views

    This video could serve as a cautionary tale for spies, poachers and pirates. Don’t mess with Russia’s Frontier Troops.

  • Icy Road & Car Crashes Wild & Crazy

    1273 Views

    A large multi-car crash took place on a highway in Eastern Russia. On this particular day, ice had literally coated the road, causing it to be incredibly slippery. Even snow tires were completely usel...

  • Ski Lift Accident Wild & Crazy

    1429 Views

    This unlikely incident took place at a ski resort in the Caucasus. An unlucky woman got her parka caught on the chairlift and found herself hanging helplessly about ten or fifteen feet above the groun...

  • Dog stuck under concrete slabs Wild & Crazy

    1063 Views

    This stray dog has spent two days stuck under these heavy concrete slabs. How he got in there is a bit of a mystery but the fact is he’s dehydrated and clearly too weak to get out on his own.

  • Seesaw Acrobatics Wild & Crazy

    1219 Views

    A rare backstage glimpse of some seesaw springboard circus performers practicing a stunt.

  • The crash Wild & Crazy

    1420 Views

    The driver was now stuck in a burning car. The rescue team isn’t having any luck putting the fire out, so they’ve got to get him out of there before it’s too late!

  • Runaway groom Wild & Crazy

    1198 Views

    They say if you want to know what you’re wife is going to look like in a few years, take a good look at her mother. Apparently, this groom did just that. And promptly started.

  • Hole in The Wall Gang Wild & Crazy

    1474 Views

    Next time someone tells you their favorite new restaurant is a little hole in the wall, try not to think of this place. Somehow, a young man got himself stuck in this literal hole in the wall. There a...

  • Drunk Ivanovo Policement Wild & Crazy

    1049 Views

    Ivanovo is known as the city of brides. Grooms are in such short supply that when a wedding does actually take place, the entire city celebrates. Even the police!

  • Firefighting contest Wild & Crazy

    1006 Views

    Highlights from a firefighting contest. Here’s the fire-extinguisher spin art portion of the program.

  • Dorky Stunts,Guy on Pony Wild & Crazy

    1146 Views

    If you’re looking for a fun day, race some stools around and stick a cute little blond girl on the old exploding trick stool and you should be all set. Now there’s something about a big guy on a littl...

  • A game pool Wild & Crazy

    1205 Views

    Now with a game like pool, it’s safe to say that you never know what’s going to happen. Here’s a trick shot you won’t see many pros attempt! Clearly he didn’t see this coming either or he would've mov...

  • Car on fire Wild & Crazy

    1341 Views

    It’s time for more cars to blow up. Here’s the big finish to a huge auto show and festival in Moscow. Perhaps it’s a combo auto show and pyromaniac festival. Firefighters calmly put out the flames as ...

  • Rafting accidents Wild & Crazy

    929 Views

    Armed with a catamaran, a group of whitewater daredevils tries their luck on a tricky and tumultuous stretch of the Karelian river. These rapids claim a number of lives almost every year.

  • Plane Crash Wild & Crazy

    942 Views

    The year is 1989. This Russian plane is about to land in Tajikistan. But, as you’ll see in a moment, this is no ordinary landing. The plane touches down…hard. The landing gear shears off in the impact...

  • Suicide Wild & Crazy

    1005 Views

    A drunken man, hanging from a balcony, was threatening to jump. Rescuers arrive on the scene at just about the same time he decides to take the big, well, medium sized, leap.

  • Chevy Blazer On Fire Wild & Crazy

    1462 Views

    Most Russians consider foreign cars to be safer and more reliable than their domestic counterparts. Generally, this is a pretty fair assessment. Foreign cars like this American SUV, do run into troubl...

  • Fireworks Barge on Fire Wild & Crazy

    1046 Views

    It’s a big festival in the city of Nizhny Novgorod. A fireworks show was designed to be the big capper to a day of celebration. Something went wrong early on and a fire started on the barge.

  • I’m on FIRE! Wild & Crazy

    1287 Views

    A gaggle of suburban thrill-seekers meet on weekends to, basically, tempt fate. They’re a group of amateur stuntmen which, in some circles is code for uninsurable.

  • Skateboarding Record Attempt Wild & Crazy

    1308 Views

    In the ancient city of Tomsk, a snowboarder wants to do something new. Mainly, set a speed record on a snowboard being pulled from a car.

  • Grenade Launcher In School Wild & Crazy

    1047 Views

    A training lesson at a military school. The soldier explains how one should handle a grenade-launcher how to aim it, where to use it, safety tips, and so forth. Accidentally pull the trigger.

  • Swedish jet fighter crash Wild & Crazy

    1282 Views

    A Swedish Air Force fighter pilot loses control of the plane over a residential neighborhood. It literally looks like he slame on the breaks. The plane falls to the ground where it explodes on impact,...

  • A young man takes a deadly plunge Wild & Crazy

    1186 Views

    There’s a great commotion in this block of flats as a young man tries valiantly to stop his suicidal friend from killing himself. The friend manages to grab the doomed young man - by his pants.

  • Motorcycle accident Wild & Crazy

    1225 Views

    And here, before a motorcycle race, the racers ride around to warm up their bikes and themselves. Incredibly, a racer weaving in and out drives right into the path of another biker who cannot avoid th...

  • Horse Flips Over Wild & Crazy

    1494 Views

    A big New Year’s show in Moscow included a number of horses and riders. It nearly became one rider’s last performance! The show’s going along fine until his horse takes a spectacular fall. Seemingly f...

  • Broken Arm in Jujitsu Wild & Crazy

    1013 Views

    Unlike other martial arts, there aren’t a lot of rules in Jujitsu. Basically, competitors are not allowed to bite, scratch or attack each other’s eyes. Everything else is fair game. Here, a fighter e...

  • Runaway Horses Wild & Crazy

    1119 Views

    During a horse race, a driver has lost control of his team of horses and jumped off. The horses continue racing on their own. So, how to slow down a now riderless team of crazed horses? An 18 year old...

  • Kitten in Washer Wild & Crazy

    1138 Views

    Apparently, the washing machine held a special allure for this little critter. Somehow, he climbed into the machine, squeezed his head through an impossibly tiny hole and promptly got stuck.

  • Incident in the city of Dubai Wild & Crazy

    1322 Views

    This next incident took place in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. One of the engines of this Russian Il-86 charter has Caught on fire, as you can see here in this footage shot by one of ...

  • Tornado/Church Bells Wild & Crazy

    929 Views

    An enormous wind storm and a huge tornado are about to sweep through Kostroma. Out of the blue, these church bells began ringing - on their own. Perhaps it was the wind that rang the bells. Perhaps i...

  • An incredible circus stunt - almost! Wild & Crazy

    1544 Views

    The acrobats always hope to stick the landing, but not this time. The gymnast lands, but fails to quite get his balance on the stilt. He falls down, his head hits the floor and he momentarily loses co...

  • Amateur stuntmen Wild & Crazy

    1132 Views

    The young stuntmen trained by jumping off the roofs of garages & barns. And what he lacks in judgment, he more than makes up for in luck!

  • Exploding Flashbulb Wild & Crazy

    978 Views

    Normal cameras can be a lot of trouble.

  • Jeep Rolls Over and Wins Wild & Crazy

    1198 Views

    And at an off-road race near Moscow, driver number 33 misjudges a turn and the jeep flips over.

  • Mountain Board Mishaps Wild & Crazy

    1261 Views

    These young guys are practicing their “mountain board” skills. Mountain boarding is sort of a mishmash of skateboarding & snowboarding, just without any snow. Or a lot of sense, as it turns out. As wi...

  • Such a Pig! Wild & Crazy

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    Pigs are known to be very clever and it turns out this one has a stubborn streak about a mile wide and soon had nearly worn out her “handlers” and the program’s staff who had struggled to get her to t...

  • Gloom Team Pyromaniacs Wild & Crazy

    1211 Views

    These guys from St. Petersburg get a huge kick out of danger. They’re particularly focused on potentially lethal stunts with fire and speed. The more dangerous the better.

  • Motorcycle death Wild & Crazy

    1109 Views

    Moscow. August of 2002. This motorcycle race would be the last one for Vyacheslav Kanashin. He crashed, him skidded back onto the pavement (where the bike soon burst into flames) and eventually died w...

  • Motorcycle Wipeout Wild & Crazy

    872 Views

    This rider, in contrast, was pretty lucky. There’s a hiccup as he starts braking here and he wipes out.

  • Killer Truck Tire Wild & Crazy

    931 Views

    What started out as a fun day at the truck races ended in tragedy as a truck lost a wheel that ended up careening into a crowd of spectators. The runaway tire ended up killing two 10-year-old boys. Pa...

  • Horse falls on Man Wild & Crazy

    1312 Views

    Alexey is a Moscow businessman who's also an avid travelar. Not long ago, he set out on a journey through Argentina. Argentinean mountain horses are smaller than other breeds. They usually only weigh ...

  • Bitumen Bath Wild & Crazy

    886 Views

    This accident took place in an oil refinery near Novosibirsk, Russia. Two workers fell into a tank filled with hot bitumen & began to sink.

  • Stuck in the Sewer Grate Wild & Crazy

    1064 Views

    Man's foot slipped off the curb and got stuck in the narrow sewer grating. The grate was missing a bar or two, so his foot got inside and stayed there.

  • Soccer match Wild & Crazy

    964 Views

    There’s a ball and a bunch of guys on a big field. Goals and players and referees. We see all this and decide it’s a soccer match. This big Doberman sees the same thing and decides it’s playtime. And ...

  • Tests show Natural Selection Wild & Crazy

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    The show Natural Selection was the most expensive and unpredictable program on Russian TV. Participants were thrown into unexpected and dangerous situations. A large pyrotechnic charge destroys half t...

  • Freak Eats Glass, Razorblades Wild & Crazy

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    And what do you do? “I’m a doctor” “I’m a lawyer” “I eat glass and razorblades and such”. “Oh that’s nice!” Ilya here has a rather, ah, unique diet as you can see. I don’t recall glass being one of th...

  • Dancing on the table Wild & Crazy

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    And once again we find that drinking, dancing and tables just don’t mix!

  • Skating with slides Wild & Crazy

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    And just to show you that grownups aren’t the only ones with bad judgment, we have these two somersaulting young sledders.

  • Propane explosion in an apartment house Wild & Crazy

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    Propane can do wonders for cooking and heating homes. Sometimes, if conditions are right, say with a leaky old tank, it can destroy them as well.

  • Firefighters got into a fiery trap on th... Wild & Crazy

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    And speaking of fires, here one of Tumen’s most recognizable skyscrapers is ablaze. Eight firemen and one cameraman are on the roof of the building. The firemen are fighting the fire and the cameraman...

  • Dangerous fall from snowmobiles Wild & Crazy

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    Snowmobiles recently started making inroads into Russian sporting circles. Racers like them because they’ve got powerful engines and offer a lot of mobility on the seemingly ever-present snow. As alwa...

  • Fall of an acrobat performing in a circu... Wild & Crazy

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    Accidents happen just often enough in the circus to keep the really macabre audience members coming back again and again. The acrobat fails to land where she was supposed to. She falls and is caught b...

  • Children faint during the speech choir Wild & Crazy

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    Choral singing seems like one of the most harmless of children’s activities. But…hmm, what’s that? Maybe he was hungry? Or hasn’t mastered the breath control to sing for long stretches. On his way dow...

  • Man shot at passers-by with a slingshot Wild & Crazy

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    This young man from Minsk dreams about being Robin Hood. Instead of robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, though, he’s pretty much just a punk in a balcony trying to hit innocent people with h...

  • Circus tent blown away Wild & Crazy

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    This footage was shot inside a traveling circus. And this footage was shot outside the traveling circus in hurricane-force winds. Spanish meteorologists informed the Circus that a hurricane was on its...

  • Unsuccessful jump parachutist Wild & Crazy

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    Our friend here with the parachute has made hundreds, if not thousands of jumps. However, in all that time, he’s never had a landing quite like this one. Hard to say what was going through his mind. W...

  • Show bulls in the Spanish beach Wild & Crazy

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    In many parts of Spain, traditional tourist entertainment on the beaches often includes a bull show. Though the locals guarantee the participants’ absolute safety, things can quickly get out of hand.

  • Car flips and turns Wild & Crazy

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    The following is footage from the no-rules-race that’s regularly run in Volgograd. With no rules and these Road Warrior-looking vehicles, crashes & cars rolling over are commonplace. Suddenly, there’s...

  • Private detectives watching the wrong wo... Wild & Crazy

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    Our last story is an exclusive tape from Irkutsk. Two friends run a private detective firm there. Today’s mission is to spy on the wife of one of the locals. Her husband suspects that she’s having an ...

  • A lethal bridge suicide jump Wild & Crazy

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    In Istanbul, the Turkish singing star Sezen Aksu is giving an interview. While this is going on, a deranged admirer of hers, madly in love, decides to jump off the bridge behind her to prove his undyi...

  • Car crashes in the woods Wild & Crazy

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    Here we’re in the middle of the 2004 Far East Autosport race. One of the racers takes an ill-advised short cut through the forest. The racer is the chief and co-host of the TV program Formula 27. Fort...

  • Nicaraguan Bullfighting Madness Wild & Crazy

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    A Russian tourist visited a rodeo in Nicaragua and shot this footage. Here you can see a wild horse race and the taming of several enraged bulls all at pretty much the same time. According to the tour...

  • Horse falls on the rider during a perfor... Wild & Crazy

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    During the opening of a theater festival in Moscow, one of the equine actors decides to go off script, with serious consequences. All of a sudden, the horse rears and falls on his unsuspecting rider.

  • The arrest of poachers in Samara Wild & Crazy

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    During the autumn hunting season in Samara, poachers break the law nearly constantly. Though you need a hunting permit, most of the hunters checked don’t seem to have one. You’d think the lack of a li...

  • Drunken spectator falls during the recor... Wild & Crazy

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    The setting is the taping of a talk show. Ironically the topic is alcoholism. One of the audience members, who’s clearly several sheets to the wind, is trying to reach the microphone, but does a face ...

  • Snake show in Thailand Wild & Crazy

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    In Thailand, sometimes it seems you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting an organized snake show. Generally, these are trained snakes that know what their doing.

  • The Incredible super-flexible grasshoppe... Wild & Crazy

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    This man was born with inverted knees. He’s been called the grasshopper man his whole life as a result, and he’s grown tired of all the attention to say the least. Here he’s traveled to Bishkek, the c...

  • The accident at the winter road racing Wild & Crazy

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    A winter car race is almost over. a car loses control and slides off the track and keeps going through the snow, where it plows straight into the crowd.

  • Thunder lightning in Moscow and Chekhov Wild & Crazy

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    The Ostankino TV tower is the highest building in Moscow. It is also the main lightning rod in the country. During electrical storms, any lightning in the area tends to hit the tower. And now here’s a...

  • Electric stuck in high voltage cables Wild & Crazy

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    Working around high voltage wires is a tricky business, and one that should only be handled by professionals. This electrician found that out the hard way as he was performing a routine test. All of a...

  • Falling from a glider Wild & Crazy

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    Hand-gliding is not quite as easy as it seems as you can see from these assorted mishaps. It’s important to be able to get up into the air smoothly, but, and it sounds obvious, but you also have to kn...

  • Flying in the sky on balloons Wild & Crazy

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    There are 50 hydrogen cylinders in the body of this truck. A Moscow aviator believes he can fly - with the help of a whole bunch of little balloons filled with that hydrogen. One is wind speed. On the...

  • Accident during the fireworks Wild & Crazy

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    This salute to fallen heroes has a rather nontraditional ending. But before we get to that, there’s a lot of standing around to be done.

  • Champagne pours reviews Wild & Crazy

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    Champagne is a capricious little wine. Sometimes it seems like there’s a small genie hiding in each bottle. A genie that will rarely miss a chance to spill on someone…

  • Impatient groom Wild & Crazy

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    Now we’ve all heard ”you may now kiss the bride”…or…just knock her over! Either way’s good.

  • Extreme motorcycle madness Wild & Crazy

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    Freestyle Motorcycle is one of the most complicated and dangerous sports around. It usually takes about two years of training to learn how to ride on one wheel, no matter which one. Two years of train...

  • Demolition of the hotel in Moscow Wild & Crazy

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    People came out in droves one nice sunny day to see the planned demolition of the Sport Hotel in Moscow. It was a rare treat for the capital’s demolition aficionados and they were about to get quite a...

  • Off the roof of an apartment house Wild & Crazy

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    A large Moscow apartment building is on fire. The building seems to be enveloped in flames as thick grey and black smoke issues from the roof.

  • Robbers On Tape Wild & Crazy

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    A Moscow businesswoman has either been burglarized one too many times or has read way too many spy novels. Either way, she’s installed six surveillance cameras in front of her apartment! Here we see a...

  • Freakish Russian Army Masochist Wild & Crazy

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    If every member of the Russian army was this tough the world would all be speaking Russian by now! This yogi lets his comrade use his back as a dartboard. That’s the hanging dart shimmy he’s doing the...

  • Horseback Riding and fall from horse Wild & Crazy

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    And this next section is for the horsey set. It turns out that one of the most important things about horseback riding is: learning how to fall off. It's gonna happen sooner or later. Sooner, it seems...

  • Truck falls down a hill Wild & Crazy

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    The old truck falling down the hill show! Actually, what we’re seeing here isn’t an accident at all, but a trial of new truck-cab safety equipment. At events like these trucks are put through all mann...

  • Teen Jumps off Roof into Snow Wild & Crazy

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    There’s a guy up on the roof and he’s about to jump off of it into the supposedly soft fluffy new snow below. As far as his training? Well, let this be lesson #1! When we replay the tape, we can clear...

  • Woman Nearly Hangs Self Bungee Jumping Wild & Crazy

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    Now while this next footage wasn’t technically shot in Russia, it was shot by Russian tourists on vacation at a ‘Water World’ in Spain. A young woman jumps from the bungee platform. So far, all’s well...

  • Garbage Truck Smashes into Parked Cars Wild & Crazy

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    Here, either a garbage man really needed to park, and quickly, or the steering wheel of his garbage truck got stuck. Either way, as a result, the truck runs into several parked cars, near a bank.

  • Terrible floods in Abrau Dyurso Wild & Crazy

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    In August of 2002 the Black Sea town of Abrau Dyurso experienced a truly amazing flood. A raging torrential storm sent streams of water rushing to the shore from the mountains - sweeping away everythi...

  • Wedding curiosities Wild & Crazy

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    A Champagne cork leaves the bottle at speeds of up to 60 feet per second. This one makes a nonstop flight right into the groom’s eye. Leaving him in excruciating pain. Another wedding, another embarra...

  • A hunting expedition Wild & Crazy

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    A group of Hunters from Voronezh went on a hunting expedition using these little Niva cars. One of the cars got stuck in the snow. Instead of pulling the stranded car with the other car, the men tied ...

  • Tornado in the city Wild & Crazy

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    Usually, when we think of tornadoes, we think of them wreaking havoc, typically, in dry dusty landlocked places. But clearly, as you can see, a tornado, technically in this case a waterspout, can appe...

  • The keys were left inside the truck Wild & Crazy

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    While on their lunch break, these none-too-clever workmen discovered that they’d locked their keys inside their truck. Apparently, as seems often to be the case in these videos, there’s been some drin...

  • A tragic air show accident Wild & Crazy

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    This catastrophe took place during an air show in Lvov. An SU-27 fighter was coming out of a steep dive when the pilots realized they’d misjudged their altitude, saw they were going to crash and manag...

  • A dangerous fireworks show mishap Wild & Crazy

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    Several years ago, the first Victory Day Celebration took place in Yakutsk. The fireworks salute was designed to be the high point of the festival. But clearly something went wrong with the fireworks....

  • Dangerous fireworks Wild & Crazy

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    A merry group of revelers threw a party at a recreation center near Moscow. As the evening wore on, the crowd got to drinking and the atmosphere got well, rather raucous. When night fell, the group st...

  • Horse Drags Rider In Snow Wild & Crazy

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    This next incident took place during a horseriding competition in Saratov. A young woman falls off her horse, getting her leg caught in the stirrup in the process. She starts screaming hysterically fo...

  • Finnish Skinheads try to finish off a Ru... Wild & Crazy

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    Here’s a surveillance tape taken at a trade center building in Helsinki. For no discernible reason, a group of local skinheads attacks a Russian tourist.

  • Horse failed to hatch Wild & Crazy

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    In Yekaterinburg, horseback riding is a favorite New Year’s Eve tradition. Here it’s nearly midnight, and there are just moments to go before the New Year begins. That’s when an incredible and - highl...

  • Trying to steal a car Wild & Crazy

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    And here’s some footage shot by the St. Petersburg police. They’d gotten a hot tip that a group of criminals were planning to hijack a large older Mercedes. The policemen staged an ambush of sorts. Ag...

  • Horrific accident in the air Wild & Crazy

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    The following incident took place during an air show in front of a large audience of aviation enthusiasts. Two of the fighter planes collide in mid-air. Only one of the pilots manages to eject and esc...

  • A fire in a highrise apartment house Wild & Crazy

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    In a tall, non-descript Moscow apartment building, a fire breaks out on the 14th floor. Trying to escape the fire, the owner of the flat fled to the balcony. He’d rushed to the stairwell first but roa...

  • Paratrooper Dies Wild & Crazy

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    This is footage from the opening ceremonies of a regional sports contest. The 'pre-game' show includes paratroopers landing on the field before the actual events begin. This paratrooper makes a terrib...

  • A street fighting couple Wild & Crazy

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    This strange bit of footage was shot in Moscow. The man starts abusing the woman. Perhaps he’s trying to teach her who’s boss.

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