Food Theory: How Long Could You SURVIVE Locked In A Grocery Store?
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I've seen the videos Creators posted about trying to live for 24 hours in a grocery store or places like Target. That got me thinking. How long COULD you survive in a grocery store? Whether you were locked in or it was your home base in a zombie apocalypse, how long would you be able to SURVIVE with that as your only source of sustenance? Today, I'm going to settle in and find out!

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  • dnsoulx

    the best strategy imo is to eat perishables first, they’ll be disgusting within a month or so anyway, and eventually you’ll work your way to eating 30 year old canned things, popcorn, and probably hard candy

  • Scarg Media
    Scarg Media

    Me who doesn't like mushrooms: "Guess I'll die."

  • RED

    I hate intros and outros man... whatever happened to the good old days of UZmatch?? 😔

  • Trixx

    How are shopping carts made?

  • YeetiyGaming

    I think they would’ve died of old age

  • Cocoaben

    this is a must-watch for any Apocalypse prepper

  • gib erif
    gib erif

    Scp 3008

  • Leslie Portillo
    Leslie Portillo

    Food theory idea - how long can you survive with out drinking and eating

  • Em Em
    Em Em

    This video reminds me of the book “ monument 13”

  • Toxic Bass Boost
    Toxic Bass Boost

    Food Theory Idea:How long can you survive only on Strawberry's and Potatoes

  • Odyssey

    if there isnt a phone in there, then im not surviving lol

  • Toastier Toast
    Toastier Toast

    Food theory idea how long could a human being survive on toast

  • Brayan Murillo
    Brayan Murillo

    How long

  • Brayan Murillo
    Brayan Murillo

    What happens if you were stuck in a MALL

  • MrKltpzyxm

    When life hands you lemons... Make dehydrated lemons.

  • weralasbiru

    i didnt look at the video yet...but i guess you had to start with the food that expire ..

  • domilontano

    Could you survive eating ONLY beans, corn and peppers? BTW I'm impressed you incorporated a meet-cute into an apocalyptic scenario.

  • Jeannie Connor
    Jeannie Connor

    On day one Can Even just get water from the packs of water bottles?

  • Kyudo Kun
    Kyudo Kun

    It's all fun and games til the doomsday you're saying becomes a reality.

  • Audio Oddities
    Audio Oddities

    "In the heartland of California, Stater Brothers!" Sorry, i grew up hearing that silly jingle..

  • Erica Corbert
    Erica Corbert

    I think you forgot that teeth existed, MatPat, because I am not too sure his teeth would be so alive...

  • Roger Hill
    Roger Hill

    When life gives you lemons, make dehydrated lemons...

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  • CoderEh30

    this person (named jet100a) had a great idea. i quote "Maybe mat could make his last channel about myth busting or figuring out ways to make myths real! (I know it's unrelated to the rest of the comment but it would be a fun idea)". i just think thats an epic idea coming from jet100a

  • Nomad j
    Nomad j

    Leave the canned goods for last ration everything else by shelf life eat the stuff that goes bad first and keep working down the list

  • Logan Bender
    Logan Bender

    Everyone has pondered this question at least once, I myself assumed the limit was like 6 months to 1 year, thanks for the awesome video =D

  • Levi Lang
    Levi Lang

    Locked in not trapped in. You could dig out


    How did I get here

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      MIKKEL N.S

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  • Ashton Blain-White
    Ashton Blain-White

    Game theory idea lore about doom eternal

  • ATEE

    What about water

  • Me

    6:22 Where Are The Alien Zombies?

  • Totally Nameless
    Totally Nameless

    "Evan still has one last card to play." I could have sworn he was going to say auto-canniblism.

  • Ethan Dyer
    Ethan Dyer

    What if they planted seeds?

  • UraniumPuppy 4000
    UraniumPuppy 4000

    poor evan :(

  • UraniumPuppy 4000
    UraniumPuppy 4000

    theory idea: is wendys evil?

  • Potatoe

    Evan You're the legend!

  • Subham Pal
    Subham Pal

    when he said that, he has completed one year anniversary and that means all of the grocery foods are expired as generally grocery food has max 1 year shelf life. well. nice build up tho

  • Varad Tiwari
    Varad Tiwari

    You could have just tested it out by locking yourself in lol

  • Brenna Elizabeth
    Brenna Elizabeth

    How long can a person me in the dessert for?

  • asari shepard
    asari shepard

    gotta get the veggies and produce first too, they'll go bad

  • asari shepard
    asari shepard

    "the only person with the other key is the one to his heart...theorista!" LOL

  • Theslimegamer54


  • Sigrid Marie
    Sigrid Marie

    Why do iced coffees from Dunkin and Starbucks make people gassy?

  • muffiner plays
    muffiner plays

    why is route 66 in the trailer?

  • Pai Mon
    Pai Mon

    Living inside a grocery store was my dream

  • TheRealClassic

    T h e o r i s t a

  • mad hub 500
    mad hub 500

    I love the happy ending of farming

  • cringe of Life
    cringe of Life

    The m+ms video was disturbing watch it

  • Hostile Pacifist
    Hostile Pacifist


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  • 👉👈🥺

    It heavily depends on how long your in the supermarket, how many people are with you in the supermarket and how much food is in the supermarket

  • Andrew Ferguson
    Andrew Ferguson

    I'm pretty sure the hard alcohol wouldn't last till the end ;)

  • Snappy One
    Snappy One

    This guy looks and sounds like Hoovie

  • EQOAnostalgia

    Project Zomboid answered this question many moons ago. Answer: As long as the barricades hold!!!!

  • l Esposito
    l Esposito

    Lol he should have saved some seeds

  • Think About it
    Think About it

    Ima say 10 years. Not coz u run out of foot but i can’t think of any product that would last longer than that

  • Silas Canfield
    Silas Canfield

    Yeah do it's going to be fun

  • Xander Canfield
    Xander Canfield

    How long can you survive in a Chuck-E-Cheese

    • Silas Canfield
      Silas Canfield

      Yeah do it

  • Silas Canfield
    Silas Canfield

    How long can you survive in a Chuck-E-Cheese

    • Xander Canfield
      Xander Canfield

      Yes do it

  • Mackenzie Love
    Mackenzie Love

    Well I'm allergic to mushrooms I guess I only live to 63 years

  • °Ender_Man°

    My question is. . . How long could you survive in a restaurant?

  • PowerON! Productions
    PowerON! Productions


  • Nina Kamatani
    Nina Kamatani

    Theory idea how long can u live if u only drink soda every day?

  • JackAttacks

    food theory idea. what would happen if all the food in the world was gone

  • lachlan

    Jesus Christ is the Saviour of the world! Repent of your sins and turn to God for forgiveness. Jesus hung on a cross so you and I can be forgiven! Time here is short, Eternity is long!

  • MadDoofer

    No wonder Mario is always eating Mushrooms

  • Joe Polchlopek
    Joe Polchlopek

    TL;DR Until the food runs out.

  • Sterben

    Here’s a question how long would Evan live under these same circumstances if he wasn’t smart

  • Electro 2020
    Electro 2020

    What if you have a peanut allergy? You would not survive that long.

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  • JonAllMighty

    awww yeah, gonna grow mushrooms from my poop right now!

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  • Peeta Mellark
    Peeta Mellark

    If I was locked in the first I’d do is literally drink all the beer n alcohol n then try and find some nicotine n then get some cold meds n literally live the best high drunk buzzed life ever

  • danyathepogzebra

    6:27 just leave through the window or what is the situation outside?

  • N

    6:22 Couldn't the Zombie Aliens get him threw the open window?

  • R       E         D
    R E D

    what is spicy food in the world

  • Lydia Colón
    Lydia Colón


  • BetrayerDave

    Except when the water runs out, and it doesn't rain

  • Crazyshovelman

    Oh and evan can even take seeds of diffrent foods and plant them

  • Crazyshovelman

    Think about it though if evan is 20 or older he lived a full life in the grocery store so he lived till he was in his early to late 80's

  • Itsame 43
    Itsame 43

    Mat won't the store have a backup generator?


    Food theory: why do they put the bits pf things in mcdonalds sauces.

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  • Marie

    In my head I was thinking. Put everything in a freezer! The bread, meats, and some fruits. Then the canned goods amd preservatives remain. Edit: no power. Nevermind

  • Zachary Conrad
    Zachary Conrad

    You sound somewhat like odds1out.

  • PostSniper-

    Also you forget protein powder I’m not saying it’ll make decades difference but mixed right it’ll definitely extend you

  • PostSniper-

    Burn the waste expiring food You have to spend days cooking literally most of it will need to be burnt because undercooked Can’t be a thing

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  • Rob Kamffer
    Rob Kamffer

    8:12 listen carefully and you will hear the fart

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    River And Sky Forever Sisters.

    I mean River and Sky Forever Sisters

  • zyx

    Food theory: What did the five nights at Freddy's pizza taste like

  • アストルフォ

    Simple Preservatives

  • Laura Mathieson
    Laura Mathieson

    You whould go ansane

  • Skid  and pump  spooky month
    Skid and pump spooky month

    @Evan my real name is Evan ha ha ha ha

  • Nate Baker
    Nate Baker

    If Evan leaves the window open to let the smoke out, he'll let the zombie aliens in🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • James Quinn
    James Quinn

    Key point next time don't spend more then 2 mins getting to the point if the video lost interest in your video after 3mins because of how much you were babbling on about details that didn't matter

  • Project Retro
    Project Retro

    Sorry about the whole happy ending thing, if I’m correct on this the plants would not live forever due to their need for water, i mean he would need to drink too so wouldn’t he eventually run out of water?

  • Basic XaX
    Basic XaX

    Me think make a farm

  • qiyinglin

    Get rich idea: poo mushrooms.

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