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CHICAGO - JULY 17: Port o Potties at the Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park on July 17, 2009 in Chicago. (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

If a TV game show called “Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide” had a kryptonite, it would probably be EXPLOSIVE DIARRHEA.

Well, there IS a show called “Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide” that’s going to debut on NBC in August . . . and production had to shut down indefinitely because of . . . you guessed it.

There was an outbreak on the set of giardia . . . a parasite that causes nasty gastrointestinal issues.  A source says that up to 40 crew members fell violently ill.  There was a lot of running to port-o-potties, and some people even collapsed.

It doesn’t sound like any pools or slides were soiled.  The show only has about a week’s worth of taping left to do, and they’re trying to figure out how to do it.

“Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide” is hosted by comedians Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches . . . and they didn’t get sick.