THE FEAR FACTOR FILE
STUNT: FEAR FACTOR COCKTAILS
LOCATION: EXCALIBER HOTEL AND CASINO, LAS VEGAS, NV
DESCRIPTION: A couple must drink one of six Fear Factor Cocktails (Scorpion Martini, Banana Slug Daiquiri, Cow Bloody Mary, Habanaro Shooters, Spider Cider or Fish Eye Mai Tai). For each drink they finish they will be dealt a card, which will played in conjunction with five community cards to make up their poker hand. The couple with the highest hand wins $25,000.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- According to the Guinness Book Of Worlds Records, the Habenero Pepper is the world’s hottest Chile pepper with a Scoville rating of 400,000 units.
- Banana Slugs are commonly found in the wet underbrush of the Pacific Northwest and are also the school mascot of the University of California at Santa Cruz.
- The Camel Spider is native to the deserts of Iraqi and can grow up to 10 inches in length.
The “Banana Slug Daiquiri” was made from four whole banana slugs, a handful of red worms, crushed slug ice and a cherry on top.
The “Habenero Shooters” is made from blended habenero pepper with a whole pepper used as garnish.
The “Spider Cider” was served with a live Egyptian Camel Spider sitting on top of a puree of blended worm, roaches and beetles.