STUNT: FLY SHAKE
LOCATION: West Hollywood, CA
DESCRIPTION: Contestants have to spit blended maggots into a glass filled with hundreds of live houseflies. Once the glass is filled they have to drink the concoction.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- Flies are the single most common insects in the world.
- Flies lay their eggs in clusters of a hundred eggs that will hatch into maggots within 24hrs.
- A typical housefly has a range of 2 miles while a stable fly has a much greater range of up to 70 miles.
Ever wondered how hundreds of flies are placed into a shake glass? Well it's a Fear Factor trade secret.
Gross Stunts PA Josh Silberman uses an air hose to clean the maggots before shooting.
A cup full of clean maggots ready for our contestant's bellies.