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Type
Reality/Game Show
Premiered
Jun. 11, 2001
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
MTV TV Network
Genre

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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 5 (2004-2005)

5x01 5 5x01 Couples Reunion
In this episode, the top five couples from season four's Couples Fear Factor series returned for a rematch. Stunt #1 (Sliding floor transfer) Both members of each couple would be standing ...
Aug. 30, 2004
5x02 5 5x02 Favorite Winners
In this episode, six former winners returned to try and win the $50,000 a second time. Stunt #1 (Semi truck bike plank) Players would start out on top of a semi truck driving down a ...
Sep. 06, 2004
5x03 5 5x03 Couples #2
This episode featured four couples competing as teams. Stunt #1 (Submerged limousine) One member of each couple would be seated in the driver's seat a limousine and the other would ...
Sep. 13, 2004
5x04 5 5x04 Jet Ski to Float Plane; Eel Helmet; Donkey Kong
Stunt #1: Jet Ski to Float Plane Contestants would start off on the pontoon below a flying seaplane over a thousand feet in the air. They would have to shimmy across a pole to the other ...
Sep. 20, 2004
5x05 5 5x05 Best Friends
This episode featured four pairs of best friends competing as teams. Stunt #1 (Underwater box) One player would be locked inside a submerged Plexiglas box with an air pocket. That player ...
Sep. 27, 2004
5x06 5 5x06 Babes, bikinis and The Roadkill Café
This was an all-female episode. Stunt #1 (Helicopter platform) The ladies would be chained by one wrist and both ankles to a Plexiglas platform hanging from a helicopter. As the platform ...
Oct. 04, 2004
5x07 5 5x07 Rolling Flag Snag; Sand Crab Panning; Suspended Car Rotisserie
Stunt #1: Rolling Flag Snag Contestants would have to shimmy out on a horizontal pole jutting from the front of a giant dump truck and release a flag. They would then have to return ...
Oct. 11, 2004
5x08 5 5x08 Water Paddle; Fear Factor Bar; Heli Surfing
Stunt #1: Water Paddle Contestants would be locked onto a vertical spinning wheel by one wrist and both ankles. As they were dunked repeatedly in and out of the water, they would have ...
Oct. 18, 2004
5x09 5 5x09 Halloween Episode #2
This was a special Halloween episode. Stunt #1 (Electric beam) Contestants would have to run across a metal balance beam as an overhead generator zapped them with two-million volts ...
Oct. 25, 2004
5x10 5 5x10 Siblings Fear Factor #2
This episode featured four pairs of siblings competing as teams. Stunt #1 (Spinning helicopter platform) Siblings would be handcuffed to a spinning platform swinging underneath a helicopter. ...
Nov. 01, 2004
5x11 5 5x11 New York 100th Episode
This special 100th episode was filmed in New York City. The winner would get to choose from five Capital One credit cards, ranging in value from $60,000 to $100,000. Stunt #1 (Tram ...
Nov. 08, 2004
5x12 5 5x12 Co-ed Models
All the contestants on this episode were models. Stunt #1 (Helicopter swing rings) Contestants would have to swing around a circle of swing rings underneath a helicopter over a lake, ...
Nov. 15, 2004
5x13 5 5x13 Thanksgiving Show
This was an extended four-stunt Thanksgiving episode. Stunt #1 (Ship net climb) Contestants would start in a dingy being dragged by a cargo net behind the Fear Factor ship (resembling ...
Nov. 22, 2004
5x14 5 5x14 Best Friends #2
This episode featured four pairs of best friends competing as teams. Stunt #1 (Underwater obstacle course) Both team members would be standing on a platform over a pool One team member ...
Nov. 29, 2004
5x15 5 5x15 Christmas Fear Factor #3
This was a 3rd-annual Christmas-themed episode. Stunt #1 (Submerged living room) Contestants would be shut inside a living room, complete with furniture, a Christmas tree, and presents. ...
Dec. 06, 2004
5x16 5 5x16 Couples Fear Factor II (1)
This episode was part 1 of 7 in a series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Helicopter hang) The men would ...
Jan. 03, 2005
5x17 5 5x17 Couples Fear Factor II (2)
This episode was part 2 of 7 in a series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Cow stomach toss) Going two ...
Jan. 10, 2005
5x18 5 5x18 Couples Fear Factor II (3)
This episode was part 3 of 7 in a series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Blind driver) Going two at ...
Jan. 17, 2005
5x19 5 5x19 Couples Fear Factor II (4)
This episode was part 4 of 7 in a series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Snake and tarantula block head) ...
Jan. 24, 2005
5x20 5 5x20 Couples Fear Factor II (5)
This episode was part 5 of 7 in a series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Truck jump and helicopter drop) ...
Jan. 31, 2005
5x21 5 5x21 Couples Fear Factor II (6)
This episode was part 6 of 7 in a series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Gross gorge) Couples would ...
Feb. 07, 2005
5x22 5 5x22 Couples Fear Factor II (7)
This was the final episode in a 7-part series featuring eight couples competing for various cash and prizes, and a grand prize of 1 Million Dollars. Stunt #1 (Bullfrog coffin) The women ...
Feb. 14, 2005
5x23 5 5x23 Las Vegas Pairs
This episode featured four duos (two pairs of best friends, a set of twins, and a dating couple) competing as teams in Las Vegas. The winning team would have to bet half their winnings ...
Feb. 21, 2005
5x24 5 5x24 Reality Stars
This four-stunt episode featured six former contestants from reality shows. The contestants were Omarosa (The Apprentice), Ryan Sutter (The Bachelorette), Ethan Zohn (Survivor Africa), ...
Feb. 28, 2005
5x25 5 5x25 Fear Factor Twins #3
This four-stunt episode featured four sets of twins competing as teams. Stunt #1 (Helicopter to speedboat) One twin would be hanging by a harness from a helicopter while their partner ...
Mar. 07, 2005
5x26 5 5x26 Episode 516
Stunt #1 (Semi truck rope swing) Contestants would be standing on top of a semi truck as it barreled down the highway. When a second semi with a flag-covered wall drove by, they would ...
Mar. 28, 2005
5x27 5 5x27 Miss USA Edition #3
This episode featured six Miss USA 2005 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 (Water ...
Apr. 11, 2005
5x28 5 5x28 Episode 525
Stunt #1 (Water car rotisserie) Contestants would be chained into the front seat of a car as it spun in and out of the water. When the spinning started, they would have to grab a key, ...
Apr. 25, 2005
5x29 5 5x29 Best Friends #3
This episode featured four pairs of best friends competing as teams. Stunt #1 (Double water beam) One team member would be standing on a 12-inch wide beam high above the ground, and ...
May. 02, 2005
5x30 5 5x30 N.Y. vs. L.A.
This episode featured four contestants from New York City competing against four contestants from Los Angeles. Stunt #1 (Helicopter rappel) Going head-to-head, contestants would use ...
May. 09, 2005
5x31 5 5x31 Newlyweds at Universal Studios Orlando
This season finale episode featured four newlywed couples competing at Universal Studios Orlando. Stunt #1 (Rope snap and helicopter rope climb) Partners would be standing on opposite ...
May. 23, 2005

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