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The Amazing Race: Season 29, Two Episodes in Vietnam, 5/18/17

May 24th, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Already Season 29 of The Amazing Race is down to its final four teams, and tomorrow (Thurs.) we’ll see the set-up for the finale. CBS scheduled the ninth and tenth episodes back-to-back last Thursday, and there were some unusual deviations from the race’s standard format. The five teams that started from Athens, Greece, were:  Joey/Tara, […]

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The Amazing Race: Season 29, Greece, 5/11/17

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen For the final six teams of The Amazing Race Season 29, the time of being polite strangers is past. They know each other now, and for some teams the politeness is starting to wear off. As the remaining teams face another double U-turn in the eighth episode, the alliance they formed earlier disappears. When […]

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The Amazing Race: Season 29, Italy, 4/27/17

May 1st, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Sometimes, in place of a non-elimination leg, The Amazing Race runs two legs as one. Teams get to to the pit stop mat, and host Phil Keoghan tells them to keep racing. During the season 29 race, the seven remaining teams arrive at the mat on a mountaintop in Norway, and Phil […]

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The Amazing Race: Season 29, Africa (4th Leg) and Norway (5th Leg), 4/21/17

April 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Although strangers being formed into teams has led some viewers to describe the latest Amazing Race as a “blind date” season, it’s more like a “make new friends” season. The teams appear to be primarily bonding over friendship, not romance–but there are a few that do resemble disastrous blind dates. Relationship troubles are becoming more […]

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The Amazing Race: Season 29, 3rd Leg, 4/13/17

April 18th, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Warning:  double blind U-turn ahead!  On the third leg of The Amazing Race, Season 29, the first opportunity for teams to U-turn other teams comes into play. It’s usually used by one team who’s unhappy with another, or else by a team that needs to avoid being in last place. Sometimes the team that gets […]

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The Amazing Race: Season 29, 2nd Leg, 4/6/17

April 9th, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Leg two of The Amazing Race almost always means one team down, ten to go, and that’s the situation on Season 29. The ten remaining teams leave the pit stop in Panama City with their next clue telling them to fly to Sao Paulo, Brazil. The teams are scattered between six flights: 1st–Vanck/Ashton, […]

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The Amazing Race: Season 29 Premiere, 3/30/17

April 1st, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Let’s enjoy Season 29 of The Amazing Race while we can, since we’re not likely to see Season 30 for another year or more. I don’t know if I can post recaps of every episode, but I’m posting my recap of the premiere and then I’ll see how the rest of the season unfolds. […]

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The Amazing Race: Throwback, Season 16, Argentina, Original Air Date 2/28/10

March 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Throwback Thursday is today, and a week from today Season 29 of The Amazing Race premieres March 30. While we wait let’s take a look back at Season 16, when cowboys Jet/Cord dominated in South American cow country. “They’ve got tricks up their sleeves and then their tricks have tricks,” one of […]

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The Amazing Race: Flashback, Season 11, 3rd Leg, Original Air Date 3/4/07

November 9th, 2016 · No Comments

by Lyn Jensen Since CBS still hasn’t announced an air date for The Amazing Race Season 29, let’s take a look back at Season 11, with a cast that included some of the most aggressive players in the show’s history. As the third episode opens, nine teams leave the pit stop at the church in […]

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The Amazing Race: Flashback, Season 27, Holland, 11/6/15

June 24th, 2016 · No Comments

Such a long time before Season 29 of The Amazing Race starts this fall–let’s get our TAR fix with a flashback to Season 27, where we find teams racing from France to Holland, on the second half of two legs that were run as one. While Phil is telling six teams to “keep racing” from Paris to […]

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