Depending on your perspective, the Double U-Turn is either a fun strategic twist with the potential to shake up the race and cause additional hard feelings between teams, or a lame gimmick that cheapens the competition. I tend to fall into the former camp, particularly on a night like tonight, when the outcome would otherwise be in no doubt whatsoever.
That’s because Nary and Jamie, the federal agents who would be teachers, are so far behind the rest of the pack, they don’t even appear in this episode for the first fifteen minutes or so.
Amazing Race Australia borrowed an interesting twist from the Israeli version: teams vote for which team will do the U-turn between legs, meaning it's both a majority decision and one that may or may not affect the race. [Bother's B... Read Post
Who are you hoping to win The Amazing Race? Personally, I’m gunning for either Team Beekman (Josh and Brent) or Team Chippendale (Jaymes and James). I tend to root for underdogs and, although I make fun of them a lot, the Chips’ fri... Read Post
Through majestic Tanzania the remaining six teams journey, through panoramic views and hordes of magnificent animals. There is also a Double U-Turn and a Roadblock involving bees, which is poetic because J.J. gets one firmly lodged ... Read Post