STUNT: SIPHON DUMP TRANSFER
LOCATION: SAN PEDRO, CA
DESCRIPTION: Using a hose, the first contestant must siphon gallons of squid ink into a funnel, which will dump the ink onto their partner's head. The second contestant will transfer the ink by mouth into their partner's mouth before spitting it into a cup.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- Each contestant had over thirty gallons of squid ink dumped onto their heads.
- Squids eject a black ink to create pseudomorph or "false body" in the water as a decoy to fool predators.
- There are over 375 different types of squid with the smallest being under an inch and the largest measuring in at over 60feet.
Couples veteran Meghan Allen is hit with a tidal wave of squid ink.
Fear Factor Producer Scott Larsen prepares a fresh bucket of squid ink for the contestants.
Sporting squid ink moustaches the contestants relax in-between takes.