Eaten Alive

A millionaire Korean foodie dies while eating San Nakji - live octopus - when the tentacles grip onto the inside of his throat.

KIM WAS A STUBBORNAND VERY TRADITIONAL

KOREAN-AMERICAN FATHER

WHO BELIEVED NO ONEWAS GOOD ENOUGH

FOR HIS DAUGHTER, SUK...

ESPECIALLY A WESTERNIZEDKOREAN KID LIKE REED HERE.

BUT KIM HAD A PLAN.

HE INVITED REEDFOR A TRADITIONAL KOREAN MEAL.

- KOREAN FAMILIESARE VERY FAMILY-ORIENTED.

AND, UM, FOOD, YOU KNOW,NOT ONLY IS SERVED

AS A, UM, EATING PURPOSE,

BUT IT ALSO SERVESTO HARMONIZE THE FAMILY.

AND IT BRINGSTHE FAMILY TOGETHER.

announcer: HARMONY WASTHE LAST THING ON KIM'S MIND.

HE PICKED OUT THE MENUFOR THIS MEAL

TO DRIVEHIS DAUGHTER'S SUITOR AWAY.

[dramatic music]

KIM'S FIRST COURSEWAS ODORI OR LIVE PRAWNS.

THE SHRIMP WAS STILL TRYINGTO GET AWAY.

REED WAS RELUCTANT,BUT A GAMER.

THE SHRIMPWIGGLED ITS WAY DOWN.

NEXT TO SLITHERONTO REED'S PLATE,

A SLIMY, BOTTOM-FEEDINGSEA WORM.

JUST THE SIGHT OF IT MADE REEDWANT TO COUGH UP HIS SHRIMP.

BUT KIM WASN'T TAKING NOFOR AN ANSWER.

- AH.

announcer: THE SEA WORMJUST EXPLODED WITH FLAVOR.

REED CRIED UNCLEWHEN KIM INSISTED ON SANNAKJI,

OR LIVE OCTOPUS.

- SHH!

announcer: REED LOVED SUK,BUT NOT THAT MUCH.

KIM WAS GOING TO SHOWTHIS AMERICANIZED KID

HOW A REAL KOREAN DOES IT.

KIM SWALLOWEDTHE OCTOPUS WHOLE...

AND THOUGHT HE WAS READYFOR DESSERT.

BUT THE OCTOPUSWAS A FIGHTER...

[family shouting]

AND LATCHED ON TO THE INSIDEOF KIM'S THROAT.

- [speaking Korean]- [coughing]

[family shouting]

- WHEN THE LIVE OCTOPUSLODGED ITSELF IN THE THROAT

WITH ITS TENTACLESINSIDE THE WINDPIPE,

OR THE TRACHEA,

THIS MAN WAS UNABLETO SUCK IN FRESH AIR,

AND HE EFFECTIVELY ASPHYXIATED,OR CHOKED TO DEATH.

- [screams]

announcer: ALL THOSE SUCKINGTENTACLES CLOGGED KIM'S THROAT,

AND HE CHOKED TO DEATH.

KIM WAS SET IN HIS WAYS...

AND DIDN'T THINK ANYONEWAS WORTHY OF HIS DAUGHTER.

BUT THAT KIND OF THINKING...

- [choking]

announcer:IT'LL KILL YOU.

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