Sean Evans and Chili Klaus Eat the Carolina Reaper, the World's Hottest Chili Pepper | Hot Ones

  • Published on Dec 3, 2015
  • In the first season of Hot Ones, host Sean Evans proved that there's no wing he can't handle. But the world of spicy foods doesn't end at Mad Dog 357 hot sauce. To train for Season 2 and ensure his invisibility on the Hot Ones stage, Sean met up with a true legend of the chili world-Denmark's ghost-pepper-popping Chili Klaus-to take on the hottest chili pepper known to man, the Carolina Reaper. Special thanks to "Smokin' Ed" Currie of PuckerButt Pepper Company in South Carolina for providing the heat.
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  • Andrew Mooney
    Andrew Mooney 5 hours ago

    This made me laugh for an hour. Very funny.

  • Mads Selven
    Mads Selven 8 hours ago


  • Bert B
    Bert B 11 hours ago

    laber net so viel, mensch!

  • NΓΈcturnal
    NΓΈcturnal 12 hours ago

    9:15 haha

  • Longman McLane
    Longman McLane 23 hours ago

    9:31 *WOAH* **SNAPS**

  • GaleRazorwind
    GaleRazorwind Day ago

    I ate a carolina reaper once for the amusement of my local game store. I made the mistake of swallowing it too quickly. Mentally, I was totally fine and in control with no freak out, but my stomach said FU after about 5-10 minutes and I had to throw it up. The thing I distinctly remember about it was going to sleep that night as I lay in bed. I could feel the pepper winding its way through my intestines. I was feeling a trail of fire in places I didn't even know you could feel from.

  • MD Mc
    MD Mc Day ago

    I think they died.

  • lloydd4
    lloydd4 Day ago

    aslong as it's tasteful right xD

    BANE KITTY Day ago

    The sudden affection and showing of it is the brain thinking "yup, you gonna die"

  • Chris Brown
    Chris Brown Day ago

    Laugh out loud fullyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Fosty
    Fosty 2 days ago

    When you take that first drink and you realize it's not going to help.

  • Fosty
    Fosty 2 days ago +2

    People talk about having a bad time on the toilet after Taco Bell. Haha, try this.

  • Kabesa Mwansa
    Kabesa Mwansa 2 days ago

    πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ I haven't laughed this much since I don't know πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£

  • R.S. Marcus
    R.S. Marcus 2 days ago

    Chili Klaus gets hiccups like I do! Then you just try to remember to breathe to live.πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Rufus of UFOMG!
    Rufus of UFOMG! 2 days ago

    It seems the hotter a pepper gets, the more gnarled it looks.

  • gazmix
    gazmix 2 days ago

    it was a strawberry

  • Spectans1
    Spectans1 2 days ago

    I almost peed myself laughing after they ate it :D

  • Geerladenlad
    Geerladenlad 2 days ago

    The reaper is no longer the hottest pepper in the world. Ed Currie has made Pepper X. Which of course is featured in the last dab.

  • RΓΈd Norwaysen
    RΓΈd Norwaysen 2 days ago


  • Mr. David
    Mr. David 2 days ago

    Bring on Johnny Scoville, I'm pretty sure he'd take on Mr. Klaus.

  • T. Mojito
    T. Mojito 2 days ago +2

    "he started puking. it was great fun." ... i love this guy. 2:07

  • Marie Laveau
    Marie Laveau 2 days ago

    Funny! Personally I don't understand the desire to be in pain while you eat. LoL

  • TheDynamiteGuy
    TheDynamiteGuy 2 days ago

    You still need to get Johnny Scoville on your show! This guy can and has eaten the hottest peppers and just shrugs them off!

  • Nick Patsiouras
    Nick Patsiouras 2 days ago

    If they can kill habitats in the sea, can't they also kill the stomach's habitat? Any good bacteria are about to be burnt off. I wonder if these guys ended up at a hospital or not.

  • s defuite
    s defuite 2 days ago

    These guys are fucking crazy!!

  • Turtle Warrior
    Turtle Warrior 3 days ago

    Nigga on the right was spazzing out 🀣

  • MrPrice2u
    MrPrice2u 3 days ago

    "Zis is ferry hot"

  • Dope Shushi
    Dope Shushi 3 days ago

    Imagine being drunk and eating this

  • binarystar21
    binarystar21 3 days ago

    It's very tasteful tho!!!

  • jknw
    jknw 4 days ago

    You know it's bad when you catch a crazy hiccup

  • Calven Matthias
    Calven Matthias 4 days ago

    ohhh.... the agony....

  • Slaughter Them
    Slaughter Them 4 days ago

    That is an absolute lie I can't remember you having any hardcore rappers on your show. I seen mainstream squirrely boy rappers bout it.

  • Jeremy Marlow
    Jeremy Marlow 4 days ago

    Absolutely hilarious!

  • John Bayani
    John Bayani 4 days ago +1

    damn chili klaus er en legende

  • ParabolaTool
    ParabolaTool 4 days ago

    I like a little spice in my foods (emphasis on little). I will never understand what leads people to do this shit but I will still watch and laugh.

  • Scout The
    Scout The 4 days ago

    Video starts at 8:35

  • Imyournewpeppep
    Imyournewpeppep 4 days ago

    I've tried the Scorpion one before and it is NO JOKE! Can't imagine how hot the reaper is

  • Jouni Korhonen
    Jouni Korhonen 4 days ago

    2:35 That thing you're talking about is known for centuries, it's called torture. :D

  • Reinhard Heydrich
    Reinhard Heydrich 4 days ago

    What I'm more curious about is how it felt coming out.

  • Cameron Meade
    Cameron Meade 5 days ago +5

    Klaus: You can also feel it in your ears you know....
    Sean: In my NECK
    Klaus: okay πŸ₯΅

  • Cameron Meade
    Cameron Meade 5 days ago +1

    I would watch Chili Klaus’ reaction over and over again, crying, snapping, and repeating β€œ tasteful”

  • Roger Watts
    Roger Watts 5 days ago +1

    Klaus is NUTS!!@!! I LOVE IT

  • seraph182
    seraph182 5 days ago

    That looks like the most terrible pain I've ever seen...fuck child birth!

  • Oxatolla
    Oxatolla 5 days ago +2

    Last couple minutes of this video is epic! Like these guys!

  • Dr. Citizen Brain
    Dr. Citizen Brain 5 days ago +1

    We are on the floor and laughing our butts of .... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Monica Stellar
    Monica Stellar 5 days ago

    Stay tuned for episode two, where we take turns smashing each other in the head with log chains.
    For fun!

    CHILL FROST 5 days ago

    The thumbnail looked like dramatic interview

  • Pablo Sniper
    Pablo Sniper 5 days ago +3

    New class of chilis.
    Tourettes Red Peppers

  • Katmato Tomatak
    Katmato Tomatak 5 days ago +3

    The guy shown puking while Klaus is talking about the mayor, who had puked, is not the mayor. The guy in the clip is a tv-person, very well known in Denmark.

  • Kein Islam Kein Problem

    eating that would be painful but i would fear the toilet next day.

    • Fred Nutz
      Fred Nutz 4 days ago

      Think it was hot going in? Just wait for the after effects.

  • Flynn Papandrea
    Flynn Papandrea 6 days ago

    The last 3 minutes might be some off the funniest shit online

  • raistbun wilson
    raistbun wilson 6 days ago

    decent, get him baack on the show man

  • Aytac Arslan
    Aytac Arslan 6 days ago +1

    I can't stop laughing, I got tears coming

  • Debbie ThaMan
    Debbie ThaMan 6 days ago

    2:20 confirms the idea of how much of a creep you are lol.

  • johnnypk1963
    johnnypk1963 7 days ago +3

    Oh shit he’s dying but still says it’s tasteful lmao

  • Theo_But_ Online
    Theo_But_ Online 7 days ago

    Was this for als

  • David
    David 7 days ago

    This is not a healthy hobby

  • George Soto
    George Soto 7 days ago

    Sean Evans intestines r definitely shot

  • John Wick
    John Wick 7 days ago +3

    11:11 GREATEST SCENE EVER! I absolutely adore Chili!

  • robb
    robb 8 days ago

    lol love the part where he says - its very hot > really ? who would of thought lol

  • Rob Cabrera
    Rob Cabrera 8 days ago +1

    Mad respect to these guys, they took them like champs.

  • LordSerion
    LordSerion 8 days ago +9

    We bought the hottest pepper from a mad scientist. This stuff can destroy entire ecosystems. We will eat them.

    Boy... I have no idea what to say except congrats.

  • Ramiro M
    Ramiro M 8 days ago

    I wanna see the video of these tards screaming on the toilet wiping their ass with ice cubes...

  • Joseph DAgostino
    Joseph DAgostino 8 days ago +1

    lol, Sean promoting season 2! The good ole days.

  • paddy mcginty
    paddy mcginty 8 days ago +2

    Thought he was gonna play the spoons at one point

  • Alvin Wine
    Alvin Wine 8 days ago

    I love hot sauces and I love chili peppers they add flavor to what your cooking and are really good for your blood system.

  • Jared M
    Jared M 8 days ago +2

    "You like it?" πŸ˜‚πŸ€£

    UNHOLY 8 days ago

    Whoa whoa whoa what the fuck you got two more Peppers each

  • Siedler Joe
    Siedler Joe 8 days ago

    Casually making an argument for government-sanctioned torture. 2:22

  • Cheadder Puto
    Cheadder Puto 8 days ago +2

    Funniest thing i have ever seen, Love Klaus, what a legend.

  • Cheadder Puto
    Cheadder Puto 8 days ago

    You need to be in a mental facility lol!

  • Chris Kline
    Chris Kline 9 days ago

    That was funny as hell and something I will never do!

  • Adam Churvis
    Adam Churvis 9 days ago

    Gentlemen, save yourselves and stop this ridiculously dangerous stunt that serves no real purpose. Perhaps even warn people with asthma to not try this as it can stop them breathing in a way that Albuterol will not fix. I highly suggest you study the biochemistry behind Capsaicin and how that protein affects your mucous membrane and how it modifies your brain's perception of heat -- and what that misperception does to other mechanisms in your body. You felt it in your neck, yes? Did the sensation progress upward no farther than your eyebrows? Did you feel a tickle in your ears? This is not stuff to fuck around with, guys. Learn what happened to you and why, and talk to a poison-control MD about dangers and warnings to viewers.

    • Adam Churvis
      Adam Churvis 5 days ago

      @Kein Islam Kein Problem Not said for your entertainment value. I sincerely hope your opinion of Muslims and Islam changes to one of brotherly acceptance -- and that's coming from an Atheist.

    • Kein Islam Kein Problem
      Kein Islam Kein Problem 6 days ago +1


  • Sara Rollin
    Sara Rollin 9 days ago

    Chilli klaus is the hottest most masculine man I've ever seen

  • sonosilence 224
    sonosilence 224 9 days ago

    I just ate a habanero pepper yesterday, and I have decided that I wont eat a Carolina reaper.

  • p c
    p c 9 days ago

    heck nah cuz

  • Mav"Doc"666
    Mav"Doc"666 9 days ago

    You both are so great !

  • Mii Mosa
    Mii Mosa 9 days ago +3

    Lord that was so funny! Klaus acted like he had tourettes and both of the acted as if they'd just survived a war! *"I love you man, I love you too."* Thank you thank you for this! Woohooooo! :)

  • Mario Luigi
    Mario Luigi 9 days ago

    You know when that shit is serious when you're burping with the hiccups... LMFAO

  • hanebu32
    hanebu32 9 days ago


  • ansa Klabautermann
    ansa Klabautermann 9 days ago

    This is painful to watch

  • Chobaca
    Chobaca 9 days ago

    They're so cute when the laugh nervously just before eating it

  • Robert Schauer
    Robert Schauer 9 days ago +1

    Thank you guys I laughed so hard, it was hilarious xD

  • KP Nation
    KP Nation 9 days ago +1

    He didn't take a drink.. savage. Sean was sippin hard.. still a savage.

  • Martin
    Martin 10 days ago

    You need a medically-induced coma to deal with that level of pain.

  • Delaney X
    Delaney X 10 days ago

    damn i always thought he was german haha

  • Lucas Sc
    Lucas Sc 10 days ago

    Like Hvis i er dansker

  • rumpelbeat
    rumpelbeat 10 days ago

    Thanks soooo much!

  • ufoguyspaceman
    ufoguyspaceman 10 days ago

    Smart people know better than to perform self-torture. Life is difficult enough already.

  • Matthew Bailey
    Matthew Bailey 10 days ago

    Chris from First We Feast: "for the love of god don't eat the Carolina Reaper, you might die." Sean: "so these are Carolina Reapers, the hottest peppers in the world. they are from a mad scientist. lets eat!"

    AERoVALKYRiE 10 days ago

    straight to the point, I like it

  • Sand Storm
    Sand Storm 11 days ago


  • BullRed94
    BullRed94 11 days ago


  • Cory Fulton
    Cory Fulton 11 days ago

    I love this episode

  • Rachid G
    Rachid G 11 days ago

    11:00 rip

  • unklbuk1
    unklbuk1 11 days ago +1

    I've been growing peppers as a hobbie now for years... "ghost peppers", "scorpions", etc., the "Carolina Reaper", at 2.5 million on the Scoville scale, are not to be taken lightly. YOU WILL BURN for a long time.

  • WormsWeGot
    WormsWeGot 12 days ago +4

    Towards the end there, Klaus legit looks like he's got tourettes because of the peppers.

    SPAM SANDWICH 12 days ago +1

    Sean is a stone cold chilli assassin.

  • robertlefou
    robertlefou 12 days ago +3

    @9:08 "oh yeah you like it?" ..then turns into joe cocker..

  • Dazzlers Channel
    Dazzlers Channel 12 days ago

    Has Klaus got tourettes........LOL