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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 ... See full summary »
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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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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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whatever :)
2 September 2001 | by summer__chikSee all my reviews

So what if it doesnt test there fear its still an awsome show all my friends watch it and so do i . i think its a great show . why are all of you complaining ? so what that its not all about fear what is your aim ? what are you trying to get at by all these comments ? do you want them to change the nam . how about see who can last the longest show ? no i didnt think so. fear factor . the name is inviting . if you dont think its fair dont be a contestaint . as simple as that . now have a great day :)

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p.s . to imdb i love fear factor its a great show keep up the good work .


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