Tired of the over-earnestness of The Crocodile Hunter and Jeff Corwin? Those crazy Wildboyz are back for a second season filled with more snake bites and animal poop jokes than you can shake a stick at. This season is a mix of countries they visited last time around with some new places too. They haven't messed around with the formula at all (if ain't broke, why fix it, right?) as Chris Pontius and Steve-O mix it up with various dangerous animals and insects while also performing all kinds of gross out stunts that usually involve both of them puking their guts out at some point.
The Florida episode is, without a doubt, the most entertaining one as the boys hook up with animal expert Manny Puig, venomous snake expert David Weathers and "movie star" Johnny Knoxville who is his typical smart-ass self. The highlight of this episode occurs when Knoxville pulls a practical joke on Steve-O, fooling him into believing that he's been mortally wounded by a lethal snake. As Knoxville is being "rushed" to the hospital, he tells Steve-O that it was all a joke.
What makes the Wildboyz work so well is that they don't take themselves too seriously. The relationship between the whiney Steve-O and the happy-go-lucky Chris works well and their dynamic is only improved when they include someone like Manny or Knoxville into the mix. This season certainly won't convert fans who didn't like the first one but those who love watching these goofy guys take the piss out of animal shows like The Crocodile Hunter will find a lot to enjoy with these episodes.
Disc one features an audio commentary on every episode by Chris, Steve-O and co-creators/producers Jeff Tremaine and Dimitry Elyashkevich. Wee-Man joins them on his episode (Kenya) and Knoxville joins them on his two (Florida and Indonesia) - not surprisingly, these are the best commentaries of the bunch. They are often chaotic affairs as everyone proceeds to make fun of Steve-O and crack jokes at what we are watching.
Disc two starts off with deleted footage from each episode that totals 40 minutes! It's really a shame some of this footage was cut, for example, in Australia Chris and Steve-O have salt water crocodiles swim between their legs and then they dive in their tank!
There is also a 20-minute collection of outtakes and bloopers that include, most interestingly, fall-out from certain segments, like just how painful the ant glove incident was for Chris and Steve-O.
"Wildboyz Unclothed," is a behind-the-scenes look at the Costa Rica episode that shows how certain segments, like Steve-O's bungee jump, came together.
"Wildboyz Encyclopedia" is the "educational" extra that takes a look at a particular animal from one of the episodes and allows you to view a clip from said segment showing the animal in action.
There is also a trivia game which tests your knowledge of Season 2 and rewards all the right answers with a previously unseen clip that maybe should have been left unseen.
"Bite List" gives a run down of how many animal bites Chris and Steve-O have received over the season, where on their body and in which country.
Finally, there is a photo gallery of most of the episodes with captions for each picture which is a nice idea.