STUNT: SAVE YOUR PARTNER IN TARANTULAS
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
DESCRIPTION: A couples stunt where the female is locked in a coffin with tarantulas while their partner
races to free them. The male sucks up blended crickets and spits them into a tube until a key is within grasp. The
key is used to unlock a hacksaw, which they will use to saw through the metal pipe that keeps the coffin locked.
- There were 500 tarantulas on the female contestants.
- Tarantulas eat crickets for food.
- Crickets are a popular snack food in the Orient.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
Animal Wrangler Michael Melton shows just how easy it is to handle a tarantula.
The heros of the stunt.
Michael Melton helps a cricket covered Production Assistant Seth Lee Williams out of the tarantula coffin.