Fear Factor

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • None

A critic-proof reality show in which contestants perform extreme (and not infrequently gross) tests---from getting into a pit filled with scorpions or rats to walking through a burning building to eating a sheep's eyes---in hopes of winning a grand prize. The series has proven to be undeniably popular and is in no danger of winning a Peabody Award.

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Fear Factor's Host Ludacris on the Challenge He's Too Scared to Do

The Millennial Generation that grew up watching Fear Factor is finally getting an opportunity to take on the show's terrifying challenges themselves with MTV's new reboot of the popular series (Tuesday, May 30 at 10/9c on MTV). This time though, Luda… Read more

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Pig Pen/Rotisserie Chicken in a Basket/Tractor Pull and Escape Season 6, Episode 20 Sep 5, 2006 Subscription

This stunt will take place inside an enclosed, rectangular pig pen filled with medium size live pigs, with a large trough on either end and separated by a wall in the middle.

Tug of War/Roach Cage Escape/Barrels Off Truck Season 6, Episode 17 Aug 8, 2006 Subscription

In this head to head couples stunt each couple is standing on the edge of the roof of opposing buildings. One of the two contestants will be sealed into a cage filled with roaches. The cage will be locked on the outside.

Flying High/Junkyard Canine Attack/Vertical Bus Drop Season 6, Episode 16 Aug 1, 2006 Subscription

Both contestants are harnessed and locked into a computer ratchet system, 150 feet away from each other on opposite ends of a barn. Couples will be chained together and make their way through a series of junkyard obstacles to retrieving hubcaps.

Fireboat Heli Net Climb/Fire Torch Toss and Drink/Fire Slide Season 6, Episode 15 Jul 25, 2006 Subscription

Contestants will be standing on the back of the fire boat as a helicopter flies in with a cargo net hanging beneath it. Each contestant will have the option to drink up to three habanero pepper smoothie shots.

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Fear Factor Season 1
Hosted by Ludacris, "Fear Factor" is filled with new stunts inspired by urban legends, popular scary movies and viral videos from today's cultural zei (more…)

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Fear Factor Reboot Returns This December

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  • Premiered: June 11, 2001
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A critic-proof reality show in which contestants perform extreme (and not infrequently gross) tests---from getting into a pit filled with scorpions or rats to walking through a burning building to eating a sheep's eyes---in hopes of winning a grand prize.… (more)

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