STUNT: MADAGASCAR HISSING COCKROACH COFFIN
LOCATION: Las Vegas, NV
DESCRIPTION: Player must unshackle his wrists and open the coffin that he is locked in with 15,000 cockroaches.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- 15,000 Madagascar hissing cockroaches weigh approximately 470 lbs.
- The average life span of a Madagascar hissing cockroach is 2.5 years.
- To keep the cockroaches in the coffin the rim is coated with petroleum jelly.
After being shackled in a coffin with thousands of roaches, handcuffs no longer have the same appeal to Camera Assistant/Stunt Tester Ed Bedrosian.
Animal Wrangler Chris Giacoletti assists Ed Bedrosian out of the roach coffin.
A crowd gathers at the Luxor Hotel and Casino to get a rare glimpse of a stunt test.
Fear Factor crew members help wipe cockroaches off of Ed Bedrosian.