THE FEAR FACTOR FILE
STUNT: FEAR FACTOR BARBER SHOP
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
DESCRIPTION: Contestant will be seated in a barber's chair in the middle of a wheel depicting four different hairstyles (Shaved, Mohawk, Patch, Taco, Bald Spot & Sideways Mowhawk). Their partner will spin the barber's chair and where their head lands on the wheel will determine the cut they will receive. Both contestants must get the designated haircut in order to advance.
PRODUCTION STUNT DIAGRAM
- Giving the horrible haircuts was a way for Fear Factor barber Willy Mrasek to get revenge for the years of bad tips while working in hair salons.
- It can take up to three months for a human hair to grow one inch.
- There are an average of 150 thousand hair follicles on the average adults head.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
Jason Walters spins his partner around to determine her fate.
The usually jaded Fear Factor crewmembers look on in horror.
Fear Factor barber Willy Mrasek closes in for the kill while TJ Hoven makes a last minute appeal for mercy.