THE FEAR FACTOR FILE
STUNT: SCORPION HELMET SPIN
LOCATION: Valuze Ranch, Santa Clarita, CA
DESCRIPTION: Each couple will be strapped to a spinning wheel while their heads are trapped in boxes filled with 75 scorpions. As the wheel spins they each must grab as many scorpions from the ground as they can and stick them into their helmets. Whichever couple collects the least amount of scorpions will be eliminated.
PRODUCTION STUNT DIAGRAM
- There were over two thousand scorpions that the contestants could possible collect.
- The sting of a Black Emperor Scorpion is roughly equivalent to that of a dozen bee stings.
- The Black Emperor Scorpion is considered to be one of the largest of it genus growing to a length of 8 to 9 inches in length.