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The Crocodile Hunter was a wildlife documentary
Nature documentary
A natural history film or wildlife film is a documentary film about animals, plants, or other non-human living creatures, usually concentrating on film taken in their natural habitat...

 television series that was hosted by Steve Irwin
Steve Irwin
Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin , nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian television personality, wildlife expert, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted...

 and his wife Terri
Terri Irwin
Theresa Penelope "Terri" Irwin, AM is an Australian-based, American-born naturalist, author, the widow of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin and owner of Australia Zoo at Beerwah, Queensland, Australia...

. The show became a popular franchise due to its unconventional approach and Irwin's approach to wildlife. It spawned a number of separate projects, including the feature film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course is a 2002 Australian comedy-adventure film based on the nature documentary series The Crocodile Hunter, starring Steve Irwin and his wife Terri Irwin. The Irwins play themselves filming an episode of The Crocodile Hunter while trying to protect a crocodile....

 and two television spinoffs
Spin-off (media)
In media, a spin-off is a radio program, television program, video game, or any narrative work, derived from one or more already existing works, that focuses, in particular, in more detail on one aspect of that original work...

: The Crocodile Hunter Diaries and Croc Files
Croc Files
Croc Files is a wildlife documentary television series focusing on crocodiles first aired on cable TV channel Animal Planet. It was created as a spin-off to the original Crocodile Hunter and The Crocodile Hunter Diaries series hosted by Australian naturalist Steve Irwin and his wife Terri Irwin...

. The series has been presented on Animal Planet
Animal Planet
Animal Planet is an American cable tv specialty channel that launched on October 1, 1996. It is distributed by Discovery Communications. A high-definition simulcast of the channel launched on September 1, 2007.-History:...

 and has been in international syndication
Television syndication
In broadcasting, syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast radio shows and television shows by multiple radio stations and television stations, without going through a broadcast network, though the process of syndication may conjure up structures like those of a network itself, by its very...

 on networks worldwide.

Episodes



This is the American episode list of the series. The episode orders and airdates are in U.S. order.

Season 1 (1997)

Ep # Title Airdate
1 "Wild in the USA" April 5, 1997
2 "Dinosaurs Down Under" April 12, 1997
3 "Sleeping with Crocodiles" September 21, 1997
4 "Suburban Killers" October 31, 1997

Season 2 (1998)

Ep # Title Airdate
5 "Return to the Wild" March 10, 1998
6 "Outlaws of the Outback (Part 1)" March 17, 1998
7 "Outlaws of the Outback (Part 2)" March 17, 1998
8 "Wildest Home Videos" April 29, 1998
9 "Island of Time" May 17, 1998
10 "Reptiles of the Deep: Turtles" May 24, 1998
11 "Where the Devils Run Wild" June 18, 1998
12 "Last Waterholes of the Outback" August 8, 1998
13 "Sharks - Outside the Cage" December 24, 1998

Season 3 (1999–2000)

Ep # Title Airdate
14 "Legends of the Galapagos" February 1, 1999
15 "America's Deadliest Snakes" May 12, 1999
16 "Reptiles of the Deep: Sea Snakes" June 20, 1999
17 "Reptiles of the Deep: Saurians" June 20, 1999
18 "Steve & the Dragon" July 6, 1999
19 "Australia's Wild Frontier" September 18, 1999
20 "Faces in the Forest" October 11, 1999
21 "Wild River of Africa" November 4, 1999
22 "A Handful of Elephants" January 9, 2000
23 "Jungle in the Clouds" January 29, 2000
24 "Wildest Baby Animal Videos" February 22, 2000
25 "Wildlife in Combat" April 15, 2000
26 "Forces of Nature" April 15, 2000
27 "Africa's Deadliest Snakes" July 30, 2000

Season 4 (2000–2002)

Ep # Title Airdate
28 "Crocodiles of the Revolution" December 11, 2000
29 "Journey to the Red Center" December 18, 2000
30 "Sidewinders of Arizona" December 25, 2000
31 "Swimming with Alligators" January 15, 2001
32 "Surfing Snakes" January 31, 2001
33 "Last Primates of Madagascar" April 28, 2001
34 "Reptiles of the Lost Continent" May 5, 2001
35 "Graham's Revenge" May 13, 2001
36 "Spitting Cobras of the World" May 13, 2001
37 "Dangerous Africans" February 7, 2002
38 "Operation Bunya Rescue" February 14, 2002
39 "Steve's Story" February 21, 2002
40 "Steve's Most Dangerous Adventures" March 12, 2002
41 "Steve's Greatest Crocodile Captures" March 12, 2002
42 "Big Croc Diaries" April 1, 2002
43 "Captured on Camera" April 14, 2002

Season 5 (2002–2004)

Ep # Title Airdate
44 "Africa's Final Frontier" August 24, 2002
45 "Casper" September 5, 2002
46 "River of the Damned" October 13, 2002
47 "Whale Sharks of the Wild West" July 12, 2003
48 "Crocodile Coast" August 4, 2003
49 "Tigers of Shark Bay March 19, 2004
50 "Crocs in the City" March 26, 2004
51 "Island of Snakes" June 21, 2004
52 "They Shoot Crocodiles, Don't They" June 28, 2004
53 "Search for Super Croc" July 5, 2004
54 "Ice Breaker" November 15, 2004
55 "Confessions of the Crocodile Hunter" November 22, 2004

See also

  • Croc Files
    Croc Files
    Croc Files is a wildlife documentary television series focusing on crocodiles first aired on cable TV channel Animal Planet. It was created as a spin-off to the original Crocodile Hunter and The Crocodile Hunter Diaries series hosted by Australian naturalist Steve Irwin and his wife Terri Irwin...

  • The Crocodile Hunter Diaries
  • Ocean's Deadliest
    Ocean's Deadliest
    Ocean's Deadliest is a nature documentary hosted by Philippe Cousteau Jr. and Steve Irwin. It was the final documentary made by Irwin by the time of his death, which occurred during filming.-Documentary:...

  • Bindi, The Jungle Girl
  • Australia Zoo
    Australia Zoo
    Australia Zoo is a zoo located in the Australian state of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast near Beerwah/Glass House Mountains. It is a member of the Zoo and Aquarium Association , and is owned by Terri Irwin, the widow of Steve Irwin, whose wildlife documentary series The Crocodile Hunter made the...

  • Alby Mangels
    Alby Mangels
    Albertus Zwier "Alby" Mangels is a Dutch-born Australian adventurer and documentary film-maker widely remembered for his "World Safari" adventure travel films .-Early life:...

  • Crocodile Safari Man
    Crocodile Safari Man
    Crocodile Safari Man is the title of the 2000 autobiography of Australian adventurer Keith Adams. It is subtitled My Tasmanian Childhood in the Great Depression & 50 Years of Desert Safaris to the Gulf of Carpentaria 1949 - 1999...

  • My Mate Steve Irwin' by Tony Frisby, a memoir about Steve Irwin's early life by one his oldest friends

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