Fear Factor

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  • TV-PG
  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons
  • 5.7  (7,232)

Fear Factor is a reality TV show that first aired on MTV in 2001, with its final episode airing in 2012. The show featured contestants who were put through a series of physical and mental challenges, all designed to test their endurance and ability to push themselves to the limits. The challenges ranged from eating disgusting foods to jumping off tall buildings, all while facing the constant pressure of a ticking clock. And to add to the excitement and drama, the contestants were always in competition with each other, striving to be the last person standing and win the grand prize.

The show was hosted by Joe Rogan, who brought his unique style of humor and commentary to the show. His dynamic energy and blunt commentary added to the excitement of the show, and kept viewers riveted to the action. Rogan was joined by Monica Gonzales, who served as the show's co-host for several seasons. Known for her energetic and bubbly personality, Gonzales helped keep the show moving, and was always there to lend a hand or offer encouragement to the contestants.

Another notable figure on the show was Meghan Allen, who served as a contestant in season 2 before returning as a co-host for the show's final season. With her no-nonsense attitude and tough-girl persona, Allen was a perfect fit for the show, and quickly became a fan favorite. In each episode, Allen and Rogan would introduce the contestants and give a brief overview of the challenges that they would face during the show. They would also offer commentary throughout the show, adding to the excitement and drama of the various competitions.

One of the most iconic aspects of Fear Factor was the sheer range of physical and mental challenges that the contestants faced. Each episode featured three different challenges, which were usually divided into three categories: physical, mental, and gross. The physical challenges often involved feats of strength and endurance, such as climbing tall structures, crawling through tight spaces, or being dragged across rough terrain. The mental challenges tested the contestants' problem-solving skills and ability to think under pressure, with puzzles, mazes, and other similar challenges. And the gross challenges were, well, pretty gross. These challenges often involved eating disgusting foods or handling creepy-crawlies and other unpleasant critters.

Some of the most memorable challenges included the "blind date" challenge, where contestants had to navigate a muddy obstacle course while handcuffed to a stranger, and the "helicopter jump" challenge, where contestants had to jump out of a helicopter while hooked up to a bungee cord. The show was known for pushing contestants to their physical and emotional limits, with many contestants breaking down in tears or struggling to complete the challenges.

Of course, no reality show would be complete without a healthy dose of drama, and Fear Factor was no exception. In addition to the intense competition between contestants, the show also featured plenty of behind-the-scenes drama, with contestants clashing and alliances forming and breaking apart. But at the end of the day, it was always the challenge that was the star of the show.

Overall, Fear Factor was a wild and thrilling ride, packed with adrenaline-fueled challenges, tense competition, and plenty of drama. It was a staple of MTV's reality TV lineup for over a decade, and remains a fondly remembered show for many fans. Whether you loved the show for the crazy challenges, the intense competition, or the dynamic personalities of the hosts and contestants, there's no denying that Fear Factor was truly one of a kind.

Fear Factor is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on May 30, 2017.

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20. The Shoredown
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19. Music Star Showdown
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Celebrity musicians, featuring Cal and Rez from TimeFlies, Bea Miller, and Drake Bell compete to overcome their fears.
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18. Battle of the Bands
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Bandmates turn rivals as the members of MisterWives face their fears in challenges involving wood chippers, electrocution and helicopter-propelled go-karts.
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17. Breaking the Internet
August 7, 2018
Internet sensations Tyler Oakley, Titi & LaLa, and JC Caylen compete to overcome their fears.
For the Love of Fear
16. For the Love of Fear
July 31, 2018
Celebrities from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" compete to overcome their fears.
Reality TV Royal Rumble
15. Reality TV Royal Rumble
July 31, 2018
Celebrities from hit reality shows "Big Brother" and "Survivor" compete to overcome their fears.
Thrill Seeker Throwdown
14. Thrill Seeker Throwdown
July 24, 2018
The Dolan Twins take on MTV Jackass stars, Bam Margera and Chris Pontius. Joined by musician, Jake Miller, these thrill seekers must face off against snakes, conquer the Fear Factor juice craze, and survive drowning while being dunked upside down.
MTV Star Battle
13. MTV Star Battle
July 24, 2018
MTV stars Terrence J, Romeo Miller and celebs from The Challenge compete to overcome their fears.
Hip Hop Sibling Smackdown
12. Hip Hop Sibling Smackdown
July 17, 2018
Celebrity siblings Ayo & Teo and Rae Sremmurd compete to overcome their fears.
Hip Hop Battle
11. Hip Hop Battle
July 17, 2018
Hip Hop stars Tyga and Lil' Yachty compete to overcome their fears, and are joined by Kodi Shane and Chanel West Coast.
Party from Hell
10. Party from Hell
March 27, 2018
Ludacris is inviting four teams of party lovers to a Party from Hell.
Hell Week
9. Hell Week
March 21, 2018
Ludacris pits four teams of college rivals against each other to compete for a chance to win $50,000.
Hell and High Water
8. Hell and High Water
April 22, 2018
Ludacris challenges four teams compete in fear-filled challenges to win $50,000, come hell or high water.
Exes from Hell
7. Exes from Hell
March 20, 2018
Ludacris surprises four contestants when he tells them they are competing with their ex's.
Blind Date from Hell
6. Blind Date from Hell
March 14, 2018
Ludacris surprises four teams of singles with a blind date from hell.
Summer Vacation from Hell
5. Summer Vacation from Hell
March 14, 2018
Ludacris is sending four teams of students on a summer vacation from hell.
Hot as Hell
4. Hot as Hell
March 13, 2018
Ludacris is challenging four teams of twins compete in fire-filled challenges for a chance to win $50,000.
Family Road Trip from Hell
3. Family Road Trip from Hell
March 11, 2018
Ludacris is taking four teams of parents and their kids on a road trip from hell.
2. Tech-Hell
March 4, 2018
Ludacris challenges four teams of tech lovers to conquer their worst tech hell for a chance to win 50k dollars.
Get the Hell Out
1. Get the Hell Out
February 25, 2018
In the Season 2 premiere, Ludacris challenges four teams of best friends to conquer their worst fears for a chance to win $50,000.
Where to Watch Fear Factor
Fear Factor is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Fear Factor on demand at Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    May 30, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (7,232)