Each week, a new pair of total strangers are faced with the ultimate survival challenge: survive for 21 days together with no clothes or supplies in some of the most dangerous environments in the world. In addition to the landscape itself working against the duo, the local wildlife looks to prey on them as well. Of course, the biggest complication for any of the couples might end up being their own clashing egos.
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Editor Erin Gavin said spending hours censoring the nudity by placing blurs in strategic spots can be extremely tedious work. For example, he said, "Let's say somebody's building a fish basket, working with their hands in front of their boobs or their junk, there's a frame-by-frame process of cutting out arms and other things from the footage, putting the blur over across the original plate and layering the rest back in. Our job is to make it seamless for viewers so they're less aware of the blurs. We like to think the fake boobs are easier to pixelate because they don't move around as much -; one of our guys, Shaun O'Steen, says he never really appreciated fake breasts until he started at this job. But, realistically, the crotch is easiest. There's only one, and arms rarely get in the way." Though he said some male contestants have asked him to make bigger blurs even though they didn't need it. See more