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'Fear Factor' Staffers

Killing Donkey Semen Episode

Was an Expensive Mistake

2/4/2012 2:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0126-fearfactor-ex-tmz-01"Fear Factor" staffers aren't just pissed NBC execs pulled the plug on their donkey semen episode because it's hilarious -- they're pissed because ANOTHER stunt on the show was extremely expensive to stage ... and now it's going to waste.

Sources connected with the show tell TMZ, in addition to the donkey semen stunt -- contestants had to jump a car through a moving train ... a stunt that cost roughly $150,000 to put together ... and now, will never see the light of day.

On top of the train disappointment -- we're told some staffers were baffled by NBC's decision to yank the episode ... because the semen challenge was "hands down the nastiest concept" out of the bunch of other stunts that were killed BEFORE coming to fruition.

As one source put it, "There's lots of other gross stuff, but how do you top donkey semen?" A good question.

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char    

I think TMZ is obsessed with donkey semen.ENOUGH ALREADY!

991 days ago
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dgodi    

The contestents from Fear Factor Donkey Semen Episode should make the Orbit Gum ads. "Dirty Mouth?"....I'd say so!

991 days ago
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Karl    

who had the job of collecting the buck full of donkey semen?

991 days ago
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Char char     

Can you please take that picture down, every time I see it It makes me want too vomit.......

991 days ago
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duderama893    

OMG TMZ is obsessed with donkey seamen, TMZ is driving away viewers in droves with this bs. its not news, its the lowest common denomonator. TMZ can't possibly sink any lower, If I worked at TMZ I would change my name and wear a disguise to hide my shame. TMZ your pathetic.

991 days ago
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jeff    

I see the e! channel giving the glass of donkey semen its own reality show. ryan seacrest gets wet and thirsty everytime he sees that picture.

991 days ago
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Dee    

Children are dying from not having enough clean water or food yet $150,000 was spent on creating a set-up for human beings to drink donkey semen for money on national T.V.

991 days ago
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SaraBellum    

Good Grief TMZ. Would you STOP posting this photo? The first time I saw the headline and photo I was so disgusted I literally gagged and scrolled quickly past. I'm getting sick of doing this.

991 days ago
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Soseastar    

This story is absolutely discusting and has nothing to do with celebreties. Stop posting about it. I agree with Carl, you guys are obsessed with it like a bunch of 12 year olds. Drop it. I don't want to log on to TMZ again and see a glass of semen. I will stop looking at the website if I have to see it one more time.

991 days ago
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upyoass    

and even worse.. someone probably drank that donkey semen for nothing smh..

991 days ago
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BESTIALITY    

Bestiality at it's worst! This is what happens when you allow gay perverts to run TV programs...where has human dignity and decency gone? To the dogs!

991 days ago
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CALEEEEGRL    

They could top it with Elephant semen :)

991 days ago
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BicentennialMan    

So to be clear, the producers who thought up and filmed the segment didn't make a mistake in doing so. It is only NBC's fault for not airing it. Sure. Blaming others for your mistakes always shows how sound and trustworthy your own judgement is.

991 days ago
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Tim Aylesworth    

Please stop running this horrible photo! I just can't scoll by it fast enough...

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