STUNT: MAGGOT MADNESS
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
DESCRIPTION: Player must bob in cod liver oil for cow hooves, transfer hooves to box of maggots, grab mouthful of maggots, transfer maggots to scale and repeat.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- Cod liver oil has been used as early as the 1700's as a digestive aid and appetite stimulant, and today it is commonly used as an ingredient in animal feed.
- Maggot Madness was shot in the same location as Glass Walking and Fear Factor Basketball.
- Maggots are approximately sixty percent protein.
Hundreds of thousands of maggots prepare for their television appearance.
Segment Producers Scott Larsen and Molly Weiss determine how many cow hooves can comfortably fit in a box of maggots.
Executive Producer David A. Hurwitz earns his paycheck by carrying gallons of cod liver oil to set.
Scott and Molly decide that fellow Segment Producer Tom Herschko needs to be taught a lesson.