101 Craziest TV Moments

Genres: Reality, Variety



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101 Craziest TV Moments is an American entertainment countdown series produced by E! Networks which forms part of the E!'s 101 series of celebrity countdowns. It lists 101 significant moments in recent American television history.

It premiered in the USA on E! Entertainment on 16 October, 2005. There are five 60-minute episodes in the series.

101 Craziest TV Moments premiered in South Africa on SABC3 on Wednesday 20 August 2008, at 20h31.


E! lists 101 of the most significant moments in certain aspects of entertainment, from celebrity couplings to major public gaffes. Actors, comedians and experts from the field of entertainment provide commentary throughout each countdown.

The 101 TV moments are as follows:

101. Tug of war between sumo wrestler and orangutan on "Man vs. Beast"

100. Fabio hosts Mr. Romance

99. Eric Braeden accidentally says his own name during tribute speech at Daytime Emmys

98. Man leads police on car chase, then rolls down hill in California

97. Man on Divorce Court wants wife to dress up as chicken during sex

96. Half-naked skydiving during Manhunt

95. Mother drinks a lot to try to encourage daughter to change lifestyle on 30 Days

94. Criss Angel dangles from helicopter by fishhooks in his back on Criss Angel: Mind Freak

93. Tom Cruise yells at reporter on Australian news magazine

92. Man faints during rose ceremony on The Bachelorette

91. Girl pulls prank involving her glass eye on Trading Spouses

90. Eminem shoves Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at 2002 VMAs

89. Chelsea Handler poses as pregnant woman who wants to be made up for delivery on Girls Behaving Badly

88. Oprah Winfrey talks about poop on her show

87. Man caught in S&M scenario on Cheaters

86. Teams launch house of Dorothy from "Wizard of Oz" into air on Master Blasters

85. Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield's ears during title fight

84. Guys dress as zebras to attract lions on Wildboyz

83. Growing Up Gotti

82. Steve-O gets mostly naked, later snorts salt and squirts lime juice in eye on Blind Date

81. People eat brains on "Glutton Bowl"

80. Model faints on America's Next Top Model

79. Holly of Big Brother reveals that she lives with mannequin

78. Bride calls police over dispute with car repair guys on Bridezillas

77. On Travel Spies, woman asks desk clerk to sing her to sleep; spies fake a marathon with staff's help

76. Taradise

75. On Party @ the Palms, game to distinguish between stripper, cop and mom

74. Man cries on Mr. Romance after getting an F

73. Man chugs milk as part of bet on Inked

72. Host of Dirty Jobs collects horse semen

71. Jimmy Kimmel plays Jay Leno in re-enactments of Michael Jackson trial

70. Kitchen catches on fire on Cooking Under Fire

69. Criss Angel of Criss Angel: Mind Freak sets himself on fire for mother's birthday

68. Shannen Doherty pulls prank on friends involving hit-and-run cab driver on Scare Tactics

67. Girl speaks incomprehensibly on witness stand on Little Britain

66. Jet Blue flight has problems with landing gear and makes emergency landing as passengers watch on TV

65. Senate candidate Jeannine Pinot loses page of speech and fumbles around for 32 seconds

64. Julie Brown as Delta Burke eats Designing Women co-stars on The Edge

63. Barbra Streisand had microphone spray-painted white for Oprah appearance

62. Contestants eat blended rat on 100th episode of Fear Factor

61. People steal cars and elude the police on Russian show The Intercept

60. Rodeo clown catches girlfriend on Cheaters

59. Contestant hits woman in face with phone on I Wanna Be a Soap Star

58. Oprah Winfrey does show about finding the right bra

57. Drew Barrymore flashes David Letterman

56. Chelsea Handler pulls prank involving wedding gown at cleaners on Girls Behaving Badly

55. Contestants eat sushi with bugs on Fear Factor

54. Jeff Corwin gives crab a makeover on Corwin's Quest

53. Woman hates her home's makeover on Clean House

52. Jerry Hall looks for younger man as companion on Kept

51. Evander Holyfield tries to dance on Dancing With the Stars

50. Shirley MacLaine talks dirty on Graham Norton's talk show

49. Three participants go AWOL on Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive

48. Zach Braff's Porsche apparently vandalized on Punk'd

47. Mother of bride freaks out on Wedding Altared

46. Jenny McCarthy dresses as showgirl and kisses old man on Party @ the Palms

45. Kimberly Stewart crashes motorcycle on red carpet

44. Guys with masks vie for woman on Mr. Personality

43. Man plays with lightsaber, thinks he's a Jedi on Big Brother

42. Celebrities hock products on home shopping channels

41. Demi Moore dresses as old woman during Ashton Kutcher's monologue on Saturday Night Live

40. Horse uses toilet on Pet Star

39. Raj of The Apprentice asks out Anna Kournikova; later runs through stadium in underwear and gets pelted by tennis balls

38. Ewan McGregor and friend eat animal testicles on Long Way Around

37. Bobby Brown meets the Dalai Lama on Being Bobby Brown

36. Criss Angel gets hit by car into brick wall on Criss Angel: Mindfreak

35. Guys dress in costumes, practice "romance poses" on Mr. Romance

34. Katie creates havoc on Kill Reality (slapping, belching, driving Tonya away)

33. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony sing Spanish duet from bedroom set at 2005 Grammys

32. Mike Rowe cleans septic tanks on Dirty Jobs

31. Anna Nicole Smith acts wacky while introducing Kanye West at 2004 AMAs

30. Guys beat each other to a pulp on Ultimate Fighter

29. Corey Clark claims affair with Paula Abdul on special Primetime

28. On Taradise, Tara Reid gets hit with tree while riding double decker bus in London

27. Britney Spears and Kevin Federline appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

26. Britney Spears asks crew members for favorite sex positions on Chaotic

25. On Inked, man gets lots of bird tattoos after his wife's death

24. Tom Cruise accosts Matt Lauer on Today

23. Chelsea Handler conducts prank interview for sperm donor on Girls Behaving Badly

22. Liza Minnelli on Larry King Live

21. Hef's girlfriends go to Vegas and shower together on Girls Next Door

20. Kelly Monaco's dress strap comes undone on Dancing With the Stars

19. Pat O'Brien talks to Dr. Phil about sex tapes scandal

18. Howard Dean screams during post-caucus speech

17. Man gets colonic on Starved

16. Rage Against the Machine bassist dangles from set at 2000 VMAs

15. Ving Rhames gives his Golden Globe to Jack Lemmon

14. Zero-gravity challenge on The Biggest Loser

13. Police car crashes through brick wall during L.A. car chase

12. Criss Angel levitates woman on Criss Angel: Mindfreak

11. Vomiting scene on Little Britain

10. Dog the Bounty Hunter

9. Courtney Love flashes crowd at Comedy Central roast of Pamela Anderson

8. Catfight on The 5th Wheel

7. Woman talks about dog biting her in vagina on Showdogs Moms and Dads

6. Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston on Being Bobby Brown

5. Michael Jackson verdict announced

4. Guy rescues girlfriend from car danging from 12 stories on Fear Factor

3. Anal bleaching on Dr. 90210

2. Host Joey Greco gets stabbed on Cheaters

1. Tom Cruise jumps on Oprah Winfrey's couch


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