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Reality/Game Show
Jun. 11, 2001
Returning Series
60 min.
MTV TV Network

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Fear Factor

Fear Factor is returning to television once again - only this time on a new network. MTV announced today that it is reviving the iconic dare/stunt game show for a summer run with an updated format and new host. The new installment of the series on MTV is part of a new partnership with actor and recording artist Ludacris, who will executive produce the show and also take on hosting duties. MTV has ordered 12 new episodes of Fear Factor,

Fear Factor Season 3 (2002-2003)

3x01 3 3x01 Big Foot; Snake Tank; Floor Drop (Celebrity Edition)
This episode featured six celebrity contestants competing for charity. The winner would receive $50,000 for their charity, and the others would receive $10,000 for their charities. ...
Sep. 23, 2002
3x02 3 3x02 Counter Balance Beam; Weenie Roast; Swinging Rope Bridge
Stunt #1: Counter Balance Beam Contestants would have to release up to 12 flags from the edges of an 8-foot by 24-foot see-saw platform over 100 feet in the air. The two men and the ...
Sep. 30, 2002
3x03 3 3x03 Traverse the Dam; Bee Headed; Watery Coffin
Stunt #1: Traverse the Dam Suspended high over a dam was a 350-foot long tightrope with flags attached. Contestants would have to cross the tightrope and collect flags while holding ...
Oct. 07, 2002
3x04 3 3x04 Stage Coach Drag; Fish Dinner; Pipe to Pipe to Pipe
Stunt #1: Sage Coach Drag Contestants would start out holding onto a cargo net being dragged behind a covered wagon pulled by two horses. They would have to pull themselves up the cargo ...
Oct. 14, 2002
3x05 3 3x05 Speedboat to Helicopter Ladder; Worm Transfer; Car Thru Building
Stunt #1: Speedboat to Helicopter Ladder Contestants would be riding on the back of a speedboat as a helicopter flew overhead. They would have to grab on to a 20-foot rope ladder hanging ...
Oct. 21, 2002
3x06 3 3x06 Triple Beam Walk; Glass Walking; Magnetic Car Drop
Stunt #1: Triple Beam Walk High above the ground, contestants would have to walk three 40-foot long beams which were only 3½ inches wide. The beams were suspended at different levels, ...
Oct. 28, 2002
3x07 3 3x07 Burning Building; Scorpion Pit; Rotating Climbing Wall
Stunt #1: Burning Building Contestants would have to climb a ladder and enter on the fourth floor of a firefighter training tower. Once inside, they would have to follow a hose line ...
Nov. 05, 2002
3x08 3 3x08 Helicopter Flag Snag; Slugs; Build-A-Bridge
Stunt #1: Helicopter Flag Snag Contestants would have to hang from a helicopter skit and drop into the water below as the helicopter flew over a buoy. Once in the water, they would ...
Nov. 11, 2002
3x09 3 3x09 Dog Attack; Gas Chamber; Car Carrier Drive-Thru
Stunt #1: Dog Attack Contestants would have to make their way through an urban assault training building and press buttons to raise flags. Along the way, they would have to get past ...
Nov. 18, 2002
3x10 3 3x10 Drowning Closet; Ostrich Egg; Merry-Go-Round
Stunt #1: Drowning Closet Contestants would be locked inside a Plexiglas cell as it filled with water. They would have to find which of four keys unlocked the two locks at the top of ...
Dec. 02, 2002
3x11 3 3x11 Scooter Plank; Deer Balls & 100 Year Old Egg Nog; Trapped Under Ice
This was a Christmas-themed episode. Stunt #1: Scooter Plank Contestants would have to ride a motorized scooter across a 60-foot long, 12-inch wide balance beam over 100 feet in the ...
Dec. 09, 2002
3x12 3 3x12 Inverted Helicopter; Horse Rectum; Sky Walker
Stunt #1: Inverted Helicopter Contestants would be bound by their ankles and hung upside-down beneath a helicopter. They would have to find which of three keys unlocked the lock to ...
Jan. 06, 2003
3x13 3 3x13 Barrel Rolling; Rat Transfer; Car into Pond
Stunt #1: Barrel Rolling Over seven stories high, contestants would have to stand on top of a large plastic pipe and use their feet to roll it across a set of beams from one rooftop ...
Jan. 13, 2003
3x14 3 3x14 Spin Cycle; Breakfast of Champions; Stilt Walking
Stunt #1: Spin Cycle Contestants would have to climb a rope ladder hanging from a spinning girder and cross monkey bars from one end of the girder to the other. Once they got to the ...
Jan. 20, 2003
3x15 3 3x15 Ferris Wheel; Fear Factor Pizza; Water Platform
This episode had a snow theme to go along with NBC's Blizzard Monday. Stunt #1: Ferris Wheel Contestants would have to run on top of a narrow wheel as is spun high above the ground. ...
Jan. 27, 2003
3x16 3 3x16 Bobbing in Blood; Tomato Hornworms; Skunk Tunnel (Gross-Out Edition)
This was a special all-gross episode. Stunt #1: Bobbing in Blood Contestants would have to bob for plastic rings in a vat containing over 50 gallons of cow blood. The two men and the ...
Feb. 03, 2003
3x17 3 3x17 Vertical Two Square; Electric Eels; Helicopter Rodeo
This was an all-female episode. Stunt #1: Vertical Two Square The ladies would have to traverse two sides of a rotating square-shaped beam structure. Once they reached the end of the ...
Feb. 04, 2003
3x18 3 3x18 Save Your Spouse; Roach Transfer; Couples Hang
This episode featured four couples competing as teams. Stunt #1: Save Your Spouse One person would be locked in a Plexiglas box and submerged in water. Their partner would have dive ...
Feb. 10, 2003
3x19 3 3x19 Animal Moments Show
This 30-minute clip show had highlights from animal stunts featured in the first three seasons of Fear Factor. Clips included worms, rats, snakes, bulls, bees, attack dogs, alligators, ...
Feb. 22, 2003
3x20 3 3x20 Flatbed to Flatbed; Worm Coffin; Tumbler
Stunt #1: Flatbed to Flatbed As a semi truck hauling two flatbed trailers drove down a runway at 35 miles per hour, contestants would have to jump a car off a ramp and clear the gap ...
Feb. 17, 2003
3x21 3 3x21 Helicopter Boat Drag; Mechanical Bull Buffet; Window Washer
Stunt #1: Helicopter Boat Drag Contestants would be riding on a raft towed behind a speedboat as a helicopter flew overhead. They would have climb a rope hanging from the helicopter ...
Feb. 24, 2003
3x22 3 3x22 Helicopter Slalom; Piercing; Maggoty Cheese; Flag Snag
This was an extended 4-stunt episode. Stunt #1: Helicopter Slalom Contestants would have to hang by their ankles from trapeze hanging from a helicopter. As the helicopter flew over ...
Mar. 03, 2003
3x23 3 3x23 Las Vegas Show
This episode featured six contestants competing in Las Vegas. The winner would have to bet half the $50,000 on a hand of blackjack. Stunt #1 (Fremont rope swing) Hanging high above ...
Mar. 10, 2003
3x24 3 3x24 The Making of Fear Factor
Go behind the scenes of making the Las Vegas episode, including how the stunts are tested, who thinks of those yummy treats, and preparation of stunts happens.
Apr. 05, 2003
3x25 3 3x25 Miss USA Edition
This episode featured six Miss USA 2003 contestants competing for $50,000. The winner would keep half her money and donate the other half to the charity of her choice. Stunt #1 (Inverted ...
Mar. 24, 2003
3x26 3 3x26 Go Cart Chicken; Fear Factor Basketball; Water Rotisserie
Stunt #1: Go Cart Chicken Contestants would have to race a go-kart down a track suspended over 100 feet in the air. They would have to stop their front wheels between a yellow line ...
Apr. 07, 2003
3x27 3 3x27 Championship, Part I
This semi-final round featured twelve of this season's 24 winners. The two contestants remaining at the end of this episode would win a new 2004 Mazda RX-8 and advance to the final ...
Apr. 28, 2003
3x28 3 3x28 Championship, Part II
This semi-final round featured the other twelve of this season's 24 winners. The two contestants remaining at the end of this episode would win a new 2004 Mazda RX-8 and advance to ...
May. 05, 2003
3x29 3 3x29 Championship, Part III
Grand finale of the Fear Factor Championship Stunt #1 (Underwater hallway) Contestants would have to swim the length of a 50-foot hallway submerged in freezing cold water. As they went ...
May. 12, 2003
3x30 3 3x30 The 15 Most Outrageous Moments
In this season finale episode, Joe Rogan counts down the top 15 Fear Factor moments from the past three seasons in front of a live audience.
May. 19, 2003

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