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  • The fall of Russian celebrities Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

  • Winter fun in the Russian province Wild & Crazy


    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!

  • Senseless Death by fire Wild & Crazy


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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

  • Drop dolls parachutist Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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 ...

  • Salvation Suicide Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Smoking Garage Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

  • The crash Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

  • Dorky Stunts,Guy on Pony Wild & Crazy


    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...

  • Car on fire Wild & Crazy


    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


    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.

  • Suicide Wild & Crazy


    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


    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...

  • I’m on FIRE! Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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.

  • A young man takes a deadly plunge Wild & Crazy


    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.

  • Horse Flips Over Wild & Crazy


    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...

  • Kitten in Washer Wild & Crazy


    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.

  • An incredible circus stunt - almost! Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    Normal cameras can be a lot of trouble.

  • Jeep Rolls Over and Wins Wild & Crazy


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

  • Mountain Board Mishaps Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Bitumen Bath Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

  • Skating with slides Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Circus tent blown away Wild & Crazy


    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


    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...

  • Car flips and turns Wild & Crazy


    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


    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 ...

  • Car crashes in the woods Wild & Crazy


    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...

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


    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


    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


    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 ...

  • The accident at the winter road racing Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Garbage Truck Smashes into Parked Cars Wild & Crazy


    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.

  • Wedding curiosities Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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


    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 dangerous fireworks show mishap Wild & Crazy


    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


    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


    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...

  • Horse failed to hatch Wild & Crazy


    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


    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...

  • Terrible floods in Russia Wild & Crazy


    This grim story took place in a town in Southwest Russia. After unusually heavy rains, residents in one half of the town found themselves under water. Buses and trucks were sent to the rescue - to eva...

  • Junkie Girl Down Shaft Wild & Crazy


    The place is Nizhny Novgorod, Russia’s third largest city. The inhabitants of this apartment building called the emergency service saying that they heard muffled yells for help from inside the buildin...

  • A young elk fell down into an open sewer... Wild & Crazy


    In a town in Western Russia, a young elk fell down into an open sewer. Fortunately, he didn’t break anything. Unfortunately, he’s stuck standing in, um, ‘sewer material’.

  • A demonic motorcycle with a mind of its ... Wild & Crazy


    One of the local bikers decided to show off his riding ability. While doing a difficult trick he flew off the cycle. The bike continued going, much like a chicken without its head. Most onlookers were...

  • An incredible rescue from a burning apar... Wild & Crazy


    A fire has broken out on the fourth floor of an apartment building. A woman is trapped in the burning apartment. She gets to a window – the last source of breathable air, and her last hope of survival...

  • Jump over Fire Wild & Crazy


    This young daredevil belongs to a group of extreme risk-takers called the “Gloom Team”. Here he’s pouring a flammable liquid over his clothes. The liquid has worked too well and he’s now basically on ...

  • A pyrotechnic helicopter crash at an air... Wild & Crazy


    Small town outside Moscow. A fireworks show turns tragic as a helicopter shooting the fireworks catches fire and crashes to the ground.

  • “Suicide Bridge” Wild & Crazy


    Lately, local residents have started calling the Crimean Bridge in Moscow the “Suicide Bridge”. However, rangers couldn’t stop this disturbed fellow from jumping, but - miraculously - paramedics were ...

  • Coach of the Moscow soccer team Saturn, ... Wild & Crazy


    Like celebrities, these days, prominent athletes - and their coaches - are increasingly at risk from deranged public. Oleg Romantsev, coach of the Moscow soccer team Saturn, is hit in the head by a bo...

  • Here a group of men have decided to orga... Wild & Crazy


    Here a group of men have decided to organize an arm wrestling competition. Either he didn’t warm-up properly or caught a bad break, but after a few seconds of competition, our man on the floor finds h...

  • Circus bear loses control Wild & Crazy


    Before performing circus tricks with live animals in front of an audience, the tricks must be vetted by a special circus committee. It’s pretty certain these performers and their bear from the Kazan c...

  • Some heavy-duty reconstruction work need... Wild & Crazy


    Taking things down is a lot more fun than building them up. The welders turned what could have been a routine process into an extreme show, seemingly delighting in the risks they were taking.

  • A very drunk St. Petersburg man was on h... Wild & Crazy


    Man decided to take a short-cut across the frozen Neva river. Its late winter. And he’s no pixie. So on his way across the river, he stepped on some melting ice and went through. And nearly entirely u...

  • Drunkard in the river Wild & Crazy


    This drunk guy decides to get plastered and take a nap face down in the muddy river.

  • A horrible rockclimbing accident Wild & Crazy


    Their worst fears are realized when all of a sudden, the young man loses his grip. It’s pretty clear what happens next. The odds of anyone surviving such a rocky fall are virtually zero and sadly he d...

  • Last flight Wild & Crazy


    Samara. Its aviation festival is known throughout the country. Here the famous Russian aircraft designer Igor Vakhrushev is preparing to pilot his latest creation. Neither he nor anyone else could ima...

  • One unlucky weight lifter Wild & Crazy


    This Weightlifter is attempting to lift 180 kilograms, or nearly 400 pounds. And while it looks horrific, he actually escaped with no serious injuries, despite the fact that the bar appears to land ri...

  • Suicide Wild & Crazy


    Yekaterinburg. A depressed young man was discovered sitting on the edge of a roof for about an hour. Despite rescuer’s best efforts, he stubbornly refuses to engage them in a dialogue and keeps his si...

  • Fire. Dog to the rescue! Wild & Crazy


    A small dog at a fire station decided he’d lend a hand, or a snout as the case may be. He’s making a great show of innocently aiming the hose here and there and at everyone around and it really is fun...

  • When circus stunts go wrong Wild & Crazy


    Here we have a troupe of circus performers about to practice a difficult stunt before attempting it in front of a live audience. Two performers arrive on stilts and go to take their marks. Their fello...

  • Large wave on the beach Wild & Crazy


    A large wave nearly knocks the young woman over. After she was fished out of the ocean, the woman was taken to the hospital and treated for a broken leg.

  • Air crash in Magadan Wild & Crazy


    A small, 11-passenger plane is coming in for a landing at a provincial airport in Magadan. Unfortunately, the day before the plane’s arrival, the airfield here received a heavy blanketing of snow - wh...

  • Elk dancing on ice Wild & Crazy


    It appears that a bored elk decided, one day, to take up ice dancing. Or, more accurately, ice flailing around on four incredibly spindly looking legs. She doesn’t seem to be enjoying this predicamen...

  • Drunk man falls from the tank Wild & Crazy


    Here, a young man has a plan. What that plan is is anybody’s guess, but we think it has something to do with impressing his girlfriend. Unfortunately, a belly full of vodka and some slippery hands ar...

  • Motorcyclist Wild & Crazy


    A motocross race in a Moscow suburb. Extreme sports often force competitors to take extreme risks and motocross is certainly no exception! During a jump, the driver loses control and flies off the bi...

  • A suicidal man Wild & Crazy


    This footage was shot in the center of Moscow. These security cameras are on 24 hours a day. Turns out that’s a very lucky thing for one particular driver. On the right side of the frame, a suicidal m...

  • A bear into an old tire tread Wild & Crazy


    In a Zoo near Moscow, a bear decided to see if he could squeeze into an old tire tread. It turns out that while he could get INTO it, he couldn’t really get OUT of it… The zookeepers ended up having t...

  • The young man's head stuck in a slot mac... Outrageous & Hilarious


    One night,the Moscow emergency service received an odd call. A young man – somehow – had gotten his head stuck in a gambling machine. You know,he’d really gotten into the game. Curious to see what was...

  • The patient fell out of the ambulance Outrageous & Hilarious


    And now another very proud moment. In the middle of a tunnel, a patient falls out of the back of a moving ambulance. And really,who hasn’t been there? Somehow, the ambulance crew doesn’t seem to notic...

  • Naked bearded man sitting on a tree in t... Outrageous & Hilarious


    One spring day,some Moscow shop employees noticed a naked bearded man hiding in the trees,thus giving new meaning to the term “urban jungle.” When the rescue crew arrived,they decided to use a jet of ...

  • A young man riding on the roof of trolle... Outrageous & Hilarious


    And while we’re talking about what not to do with trolleybuses – here’s a half naked wingnut jumping around on top of a bus protected by nothing but a very loose fitting sheet. This one’s a member of ...

  • Fall in the circus Outrageous & Hilarious


    When you go to the circus, the performance is almost always flawless. Well, here’s some footage that shows several of the painful goofs and gaffes that happen during rehearsal.

  • Curiosity during a performance at the Bo... Outrageous & Hilarious


    For years, Russian ballet has set the standard for the rest of the world. But even the exemplary Bolshoi theater has had their share of some very funny incidents. In a live performance, no one is ever...

  • Errors in the ballet Outrageous & Hilarious


    Here this male dancer is probably wishing he’d had something a little more substantial for breakfast! No I got ya!

  • The dancer fell on stage Outrageous & Hilarious


    Even a top dancer, after twirl after twirl after twirl after twirl, can start feeling a little dizzy. Watch how he gets through all of the hard part, and then has the toughest time getting himself off...

  • Funny fall at the ballet Outrageous & Hilarious


    And now we present more falls of every kind. Clearly balance is often a fickle friend. Mind the banana peel. Both on the stag…and in the rehearsal studio…

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