THE FEAR FACTOR FILE
STUNT: TOMATO HORN WORM JUICE
LOCATION: SANTA CLARITA, CA
DESCRIPTION: Contestants must slurp up mouthfuls of Tomato Horn Worms and spit before chewing them up and spiting their juice into a cup. Once the cup as been filled to a pre-determined point the contestant must drink the juice.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- Although the Tomato Horn Worm will eat many different types of plants their favorite is the Tomato plant from which they will eat the stems, leaves and fruit.
- It takes only three days for a Tomato Horn Worm to fully mature.
- Eventually the Tomato Horn Worm will transform itself into a large moth with a wingspan of up to four inches.
An up-close look at a tomato Horn Worm in it's natural environment, feeding on a tomato vine. (Notice the bright red horn on the top of its head)
No, its not a Sasquatch. It's Fear Factor's story producer Tom Tancred visualizing how all the action on set will come together back in the edit bay.
Joe Rogan's on-set stylist Dari Settel posses for photo with casting PA Mary Foscue during a break in the shooting.