In Scotland, a woman leaves for work and five minutes later ends up with her head impaled on a thirteen centimeter iron spike. In Australia, a young father goes fishing with friends. One of them accidentally shoots him with a spear a metre and half long and our hero nearly dies on a remote beach.
Nowhere is safe, as a 86 year- old American pottering around his garden discovers when he falls on his garden shears. They get lodged in his eye, with the handle right beside a vital artery.
This episode delves in to the strange, but true world, of unlucky encounters with deadly body invaders. It’s crammed full of useful information about what to do in these extreme situations - the most important advice is “Don’t pull it out”. Thanks to the skill of the doctors, the stories are crowned with heartwarming resolutions to the most desperate situations.