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In each pulse-racing "Fear Factor" episode, contestants (sometimes solo, often paired with spouses, siblings or best friends) recruited from across the nation must decide if they have the guts and determination to face their most primal fears. Under the supervision of professional Hollywood stunt coordinators, contestants are confronted with a series of challenging stunts. If they complete their task they advance; if fear stops them from completing a stunt or they fail the mission, they are immediately eliminated. The contestant who wins the final challenge takes home the prize. Written by Matt Kunitz

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Joe Rogan - Host: I'm Joe Rogan. This is Fear Factor. The stunts you are about to see were all designed and supervised by trained professionals. They are extremely dangerous and should not be attempted by anyone, anywhere, anytime!
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The gross out factor
1 December 2004 | by (Woodbridge Twp NJ) – See all my reviews

This series regardless of how one may feel about it should be re-named the gross-out factor.

I've watched it on several occasions and viewed feat that are actually more in tune with having a hard stomach, than in something that actually challenges our fears. for example in the Playmates Edition, one segment had the participants eating strawberries in a case full of flies, most of them , the -playmates swallowed several flies. Other segments has similar feats, one with cockroaches. Now is that sick or what? In others the object is itself to swallow worms, crickets and other insects.

What people are willing to do, for whatever the prize is strictly up to them. I would never try to suppress it. Also if viewers tune in, myself included at times, fine. But call a spade a spade.


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