The World's... and Me
About the Show
Is being different a blessing or a curse? What is everyday life like when you look extraordinary? Mark Dolan explores the remarkable worlds of some incredible people who are anything but average.
Series 1 Summary
Mark Dolan travels the world to meet the people whose extraordinary bodies - for better or worse - set them apart from average men and women. He also discovers our fascination with the extremes of the physical form is not limited to humans...
Episode 1 - The World's Smallest Man and Me
Mark Dolan travels through Nepal, Taiwan and Inner Mongolia to find out more about the contenders for the title of World's Smallest Man
Episode 2 - The World's Tallest Woman and Me
Mark Dolan sets out on a journey to meet the world's tallest woman and others who are extraordinarily tall, and find out whether it is a curse or a gift to them
Episode 3 - The World's Fattest Pet and Me
Mark Dolan meets a talking dog with his own stalker and some of the fattest pets in America, and enters the fiercely competitive world of giant German rabbits
Episode 4 - The World's Hairiest Person and Me
Mark Dolan first meets the 'Wool Boy' of China who is keen to become a torchbearer for the Olympics, before heading to Mexico to spend time with an extraordinary family of hairy people.