May 02, 2012 3:45pm PT by Philiana Ng
Syfy's 'Total Blackout': Contestants Get Jittery in the Dark (Exclusive Video)
In Syfy's Total Blackout, hosted by recently-eliminated Dancing With the Stars contender Jaleel White, contestants are forced to face their ultimate fears in complete darkness.
Tonight's episode, "Touch, Sniff & Answer," features Michael, who in the span of less than 90 seconds has at least five separate freakout moments while White's booming voice towers into the dark room, and Ingrid, who unknowingly touches a man's head but she believes it's a porcupine.
As seen in the exclusive clip to The Hollywood Reporter from the episode, Michael is levels above Ingrid on the "frightened" ladder. At times, he isn't even close to the mice or the snake.
This isn't going to end well.
The half-hour extreme game show pits contestants against each other as they battle their fears in a series of challenges, all played in darkness.
Total Blackout airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on Syfy.