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In. Primal Survivor —. Hide Spoilers. No; Every episode is based on Hazen doing something for a tribe or some physically demanding feat, sometimes in unrealistic conditions. Every episode starts with an episode preview and show introduction that I fast forward through. Some episodes have a quick recap near the 30 minute mark. Watching this series with commercial free Hulu sometimes there will be a brief repeated statement or comment by Hazen after what was a commercial break when this series originally aired with commercials.
Episodes end with a quick recap during the credits and final closing scene and statement from Hazen. Aside from all of the time wasting repeating content during this series Hazen shows some unique ways of surviving in the wilderness in a variety of climates. S1E4 he quickly shows how to make a hammock out of fresh cut bamboo.
S1E5 Hazen makes a long 2 day trek for the Maasai to make an animal meat sacrifice for their god on top of a volcano. Hazen does a lot of unrealistic strenuous physical activity, oftentimes with very little food or nourishment.
The story line of Hazen doing something for a tribe or a physical feat gets very old. Survivorman with Les Stroud is more informative and realistic. Survivorman is a much better show. Dead animals shown, animals briefly shown being butchered and prepared for human consumption, dangerous life threatening wilderness scenarios are shown, like crossing a raging river, traveling and surviving in brutal snowy conditions.
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S1E1: Hazen talks about head hunters and cannibalism. Black and white pictures of decapitated he shown being held by native man. S1E3: very unrealistic. Hazen travels a long distance in extreme cold and snow pulling a sled that he says weighs pounds. Yet he doesn't have any food on that sled and instead traps a bird and scavenges for other food. Also during this episode reindeer blood "pancakes" are shown being cooked and consumed.
S1E5: during a scene Hazen quickly mentions having blood mixed with milk for dinner with the Maasai. S1E7: Hazen travels with a herd of yaks. He shows a skinned yak head he is carrying for food as recommended by a tribe. He shows how to remove a yak tongue with the "recommended" method of biting the tongue with his teeth and ripping the tongue from the mouth.
Chops the top of the same yak skull open with his machete and is shown removing, cooking and eating the yak brain. S2E1: Tribal nudity warning shown frequently. Mostly shirtless men shown hunting, and butt cheeks seen due to survivor worn by the men as they're hunting. Just before the credits there are some native women briefly seen with bare breasts, celebrating the fake and killing of a wild pig that is shown.
S2E2: Tribal nudity warnings shown primal. African women breasts shown about 2 minutes after show preview and intro. Approximately 34 minutes, breasts shown from a distance in slow motion with slight bouncing. Closeup side view of tribal woman's breast with nipple near end of show. Was this review helpful? The guy already knows everything he needs. Or he learns them off-camera so we're not really following him in his journey.
His just cutting down tress in warm climates and get bitten by ants. I can say about this show that "primal" only reflect the stupid and deranged, fake behaviour of this Hazen guy. He's ridiculous, and the producers are even more dumb, though they even aren't among snakes and mosquitos, like the poor above-mentioned hero.
Good concept but it's so fake and staged that it becomes embarrassing for thr host. The exciting part was watching the natives teach him, see how they live, see how they survive. As the show goes on, the whole thing just becomes centred around him, which is a dumbed down and boring version of the absolute brilliance this show once was.
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Whoever made that decision should be fired. This series is now dead to me. I was hopeful that this would be legit. I was already skeptical going into this. In the second episode the dangers of the venomous coral snake was talked about but yet the video was of a non-venomous scarlet snake was shown.
So I'm out. Proof that this show is BS. This is one of my favourite shows ever. I really like a lot watched and learned some nice skills from him. His survivor abilities and knowledge is outstanding and he is learning from tribes how can he survive in the wild places. Also this show is watch to fun and enjoyable.
I found this very interesting and an enjoyable watch. Having read a negative review I believe that they were missing the point of the show. The show does provide great survival advice.
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However, it isn't supposed to be deed to save YOU. Its more about Hazen trying to survive by studying fascinating tribe culture and using their techniques to survive harsh landscapes. Show is amazing and Hazen is the best survival guy out there. Amazing show, amazing tribes, amazing host. This is by far the best survival show out there.
I do enjoy the show, however it would be so much better if there was more time spent with the actual indigenous people and how they survive in their environments, instead of getting the knowledge second hand through Hazen. The first couple of episodes were great but once the focus switched to Hazen.
I lost interest. The people are amazing. Seeing them live in their environment and teach is so much better. The way the show shifted to focusing on Hazen's solo tasks makes it seem like the either doing tasks with the tribe was too much or they wanted the ability to edit out more difficult tasks.
If that's the case who cares if Hazen can't do a task on the tribal level. It just adds a level of respect to the lives lived by the tribal people. I love a survival show and have pretty much watched them all now.
I have just come across this show and watched them all in a few days. Hazen lives with tribes and uses skills learn't to survive a tribal journey. He travels to all kinds of environments and really has a lot of knowledge about the nature and environment, its great to watch with my. You can tell he really cares about the environment and doesn't kill or harm animals that he doesn't need to. Can't recommend this enough, unless you don't like survival shows!
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