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Joe Rogan ...  Himself - Host 153 episodes, 2001-2012
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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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In his interview on Marc Maron's WTF podcast, Joe Rogan admitted that he hated working on Fear Factor so much that he started getting stoned before every episode he taped after the first season, with the help of candies and soft drinks laced with marijuana. See more »

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Joe Rogan - Host: I'm Joe Rogan, and 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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Great show!
11 July 2002 | by mEnTaL_hOpScOtChSee all my reviews

This is a really good show. It's not for people with weak stomachs, though. I'm glad that the television companies have finally gotten the guts to air something like this on TV. The stunts they do and the things they eat (or things that munch on them) are completely shocking. Kudos to the people who think of these stunts!


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