‘Explosive diarrhea’ halts production on NBC’s ‘Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide’


It was a crappy state of affairs.

Production on NBC’s upcoming competitors present “Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide” was halted after greater than three dozen crew members had been sickened by an outbreak of “awful explosive diarrhea,” in keeping with a report on Friday.

The sickening circumstances left folks “collapsing” on set and “being forced to run into port-o-potties,” a supply with data of the incident told TheWrap.

Filming of the brand new Bobby Moynihan– and Ron Funches-hosted program, wherein rivals full varied challenges on the basic out of doors slide, has now been shut down indefinitely, in keeping with the outlet.

“The health and safety of everyone on our set is our number one priority, so out of an abundance of caution we have made the decision to stop production of ‘Ultimate Slip ’N Slide’ at the current location,” a rep for the studio advised TheWrap in a press release.

“We are in the process of determining next steps in order to complete production.” 

Bobby Moynihan, left, and Ron Funches had been the hosts of NBC’s “Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide,” which halted production as a consequence of sick crew members.
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Many contaminated crew members blamed the mess on a scarcity of recent clear water getting used within the slip ‘n slide competitions, at odds with the network’s description of the present as a “fresh take on Wham-O’s iconic 1960s outdoor game,” the report stated.

“This wet-and-wild new series takes the spirit of the classic backyard slide and transforms it into a real-life water park full of gigantic slippery rides with the chance to take home a big cash prize,” NBC stated final month.


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