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Every week, host Joe Rogan would guide contestants through three challenges designed to test their physical and mental limits. Typically, two of the trials were stunts while the third sandwiched in the middle was intended to gross out both the players and viewers. The gimmick worked for several seasons, until declining ratings saw the show's cancellation in It had a failed revival in , before a third crack at it ended up on MTV in , hosted by Ludacris. In a show about crazy stunts, it goes without saying that there are some equally crazy rules the contestants had to follow. As the next fifteen entries will show, some restrictions were more bizarre than others. Imagine being a contestant on the once popular show.
A critic-proof reality show in which contestants perform extreme and not infrequently gross testsfrom getting into a pit filled with scorpions or rats to walking through a burning building to eating a sheep's eyesin hopes of winning a grand prize. The series has proven to be undeniably popular and is in no danger of winning a Peabody Award. Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now.
In the mid-aughts, when all of the obvious reality TV show premises were snatched up — survive in the wild, pick a mate from many potential suitors, be the best model, chef, housewife — channels began to test the boundaries of the genre with shows like Joe Millionaire , For Love or Money and Fear Factor. Where Naked and Afraid seeks to force contestants to engage with their primal selves in the wild, Dating Naked aims to strip away all the artifice of dating by putting everything out there at once. It forces them to do activities — ranging from boogie boarding to body painting to running around in an inflatable ball — naked.