The Most Extreme is an animal countdown show that aired on Animal Planet where they talk about animals that have amazing abilities like Global Conquerors, Blood Suckers, Living Dead, Smartest, Strongest, Fastest, best Jumper, etc and shows what it would be like if we had their powers. Joseph Merrick was featured in the episode Appendages when saying it took years for scientists to work out what caused the strange lumps on the female angler fish and on one unfortunate man and then they talk about Joseph Merrick.