About the Show
Long-running documentary strand that investigates extraordinary and moving real-life stories about the extremes of the human body
The Man with the 10-Stone Testicles
The extraordinary story of Wesley Warren Jr, whose testicles started growing following an accident in 2008, to the extent that he could no longer live a normal life.
The extraordinary story of Didier, a six-year-old boy from Colombia with a giant mole that covered 40% of his body: a story of childhood bravery, cutting-edge medicine and a mother's love
World's Tallest Man: Looking for Love
At over eight feet tall, Sultan Kösen from Turkey is the world's tallest man. This documentary follows his journey around the world in search of a cure for his gigantism.
The 27 Inch Man
This film in the series about the world's most extreme human bodies explores the extraordinary life of Edward Hernandez, who at the age of 24 is just 27 inches tall
Dad's Having a Baby
A sensitive and intimate portrait of a family in which both the parents are gay men - who were born as Jessica and Laura - and are about to have a third child
I'm Turning into a Giant
Tanya Angus is 6ft 8ins, weighs almost 32 stone and is still growing. This Bodyshock special meets Tanya, other people affected by acromegaly, and the medical experts trying to help them.
The Twins Who Share a Brain
Three-year-old twins Krista and Tatiana are conjoined at the head and can never be separated. Bodyshock presents a rare portrait of a family determined to give the twins a fulfilling life.
Our Daughter, the Mermaid
Ten-year-old Shiloh Pepin was born with sirenomelia, which leaves her legs fused together. Bodyshock spends six months with Shiloh and her family as their lives change for ever.
Girl with Eight Limbs Grows Up
Lakshmi Tatma was born with four arms and four legs. This Bodyshock Special revisits her a year after she underwent a life-saving operation to remove her half-formed conjoined twin's limbs.
Half Ton Dad
Kenneth Brumley, 40, weighed 73 stone when he prepared for a do-or-die operation. This is the story of a father, his family and his country, America, with 15 million morbidly obese people.
Girl Who Cries Blood
For two years 13-year-old Twinkle has inexplicably cried tears of blood. She meets leading religious and medical figures to determine the cause of her condition.
Age 8 and Wanting a Sex Change
First broadcast in 2009, as experts considered a review of UK guidelines for treating transgender children, this film follows children in the US who told their parents they were born in the wrong body
Half Ton Mum
The story of the world's heaviest woman, Renee Williams, a 64-stone, 29-year-old mother of two who, in a desperate bid to save her life, undergoes major surgery.
The Girl with Two Faces
In 2008 in rural India, against odds of 50 million to one, a baby, seemingly in perfect health, was born with two faces. This is the amazing story of baby Lali.
I Am the Elephant Man
China's 'Elephant Man', Huang Chuncai, tells his own moving and extraordinary story as he undergoes life-saving surgery to remove tumours weighing 20kg
World's Biggest Boy
Dzhambulat Khatokhov, aged seven, weighs in at 16 stone - as much as a baby elephant. British doctor Ian Campbell travels to the far south of Russia to uncover a disturbing story.
Born with Two Heads
Manar Maged was born with two heads; her second head shows signs of independent consciousness, but it is a parasite that is killing her. BodyShock follows the struggle to save her life.
The 80-Year-Old Children
In 2003 in a remote Indian village a Swiss doctor made a dramatic discovery: tiny, fragile children, hair thinning, bones dissolving, who looked like they were aged 80
Half Ton Man
An exploration of the world of extreme human obesity through the story of Patrick Deuel, who until recently was the fattest man in the world.
Curse of the Mermaid
With her legs fused together like a tail, Milagros Cerron has one of the world's rarest birth abnormalities: sirenomelia, or 'mermaid syndrome'. Can plastic surgeon Dr Luis Rubio save her?
The Man Who Slept for 19 Years
Terry Wallis is a medical miracle, having awoken from a 20-year coma, but this is no fairytale awakening as Terry believes he is still an able-bodied 19-year-old
The Man Who Ate His Lover
Exploring the extraordinary and disturbing story of Armin Miewes, a 41-year-old man from Germany who advertised on the internet for willing victims he could kill and eat.
The Boy Who Gave Birth to his Twin
The incredible story of seven-year-old Alamjan from Kazakhstan who underwent surgery only for doctors to discover his own twin was growing inside him
Anatomy of a Shark Bite
The chances of being bitten by a shark are 80 million to one. This incredible documentary features and analyses two such cases illustrating how future attacks could be stopped.
Half Ton Son
The story of 19-year-old Billy Robbins from Houston, Texas. Weighing 60 stone and reportedly the world's heaviest teenager, he now wants to shed much of his weight and turn his life around.
In Romania, Lucica Bunghez is being eaten alive, consumed by an 11-stone tumour growing out of her back. Dr McKay McKinnon travels from Chicago to see if he can save Lucica's life.
The Girl with Eight Limbs
A BodyShock Special: Lakshmi, two, was born with one of the world's rarest physical abnormalities - joined at the pelvis to her half-formed conjoined twin, she has four arms and four legs.
Two Foot Tall Teen
This Bodyshock special meets Jyoti Amge, a normal Indian teenager who enjoys going to school and socialising with her friends, but Jyoti is only one foot 11 inches tall.
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