The Amazing Race 27 Season Wrap-up


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After the failed experiment of season 26, I may have lowered my expectations for The Amazing Race (even more than they already were) going into season 27.

And the show pretty much struggled to meet those already low expectations as the teams Raced through Brazil and Argentina and even Zambia and Zimbabwe. The tasks and Legs were simple, the teams were boring and most of these early episodes focused on a rivalry which didn’t really have any team you particularly wanted to root for.

But then something shocking happened! Around Legs 5 and 6, things started to change. And for the better! Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 12 – "Don't you know the rules of this Race?"


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 12 – “We Got a Chance Baby!”

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The Final Leg begins with teams all on the same flight to Long Island, New York. Justin lived in New York for 20 years, but Chris & Logan and Joey & Kelsey don’t care.

Justin jokes that Joey & Kelsey will finish 2nd with Chris & Logan not even finishing. Joey & Kelsey hope Chris & Logan bicker all Leg and lose. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 11 – "We're going to get our money's worth of entertainment here, I think."


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 11 – “It’s Not Easy Beating Green”

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Chris & Logan didn’t really like Justin & Diana before and they definitely don’t now. Justin laughs that he didn’t take his own advice about making sure the team you U-Turn actually goes home. But he is not worried since Chris & Logan are last and can “have fun” staring at his back the entire Leg.

And for this penultimate Leg, teams will be flying to Hong Kong. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 10 -"We're gonna beat 'em. Period. Dot. The End."


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 10 – “Bring the Fun, Baby!”

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It’s late afternoon and teams must now travel by tuk-tuk to Kachora Bazaar. The first clue also warns of a U-Turn. Justin & Diana want to U-Turn Chris & Logan after Chris told them the truth about Tiffany & Krista’s Zimbabwe U-Turn. They think Chris & Logan rub people the wrong way. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 9 – "Are you going to cut your hand off?!"


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 9 – “It’s Always the Quiet Ones”

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During the Pit Stop, BFFs Tanner & Josh and Tiffany & Krista talk about the U-Turn on the next Leg and hoping to stay together and get Justin & Diana out. Tanner says he hopes to get some good karma this Leg.

Well good news! Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 8 – "He always loves something he can manhandle."


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 8 – “Krakow, I’m Gonna Get You.”

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Justin & Diana open the first clue of the Leg telling teams to fly to Krakow, Poland. For the first time ever, teams will be booking their flights using the Travelocity mobile app right at the start of the Leg. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 7 – "Mosquito must have gotten my lip, rearranged my face."


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 7 – “Full Speed Ahead, Captain!”

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James Earl wants to switch to the other side of the Detour, but Denise says they should try two more times. They finally get the thumbs up after their 18th attempt. They head to the Mat and Phil tells them they are still Racing. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 6 – "Oh my God, I'm going to die today!"


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 6 – “My Tongue Doesn’t Even Twist That Way”

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The 6th Leg begins with a Road Block: Who wants to get their heart pumping?

For this Road Block, teams will bungee jump from Victoria Falls Bridge. After each challenge on this Leg, teams will record their heart rate using their Fitbit Charge HRs.

After the Road Block, teams will be flying to Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 5 – "My underthing is just coming off."


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 5 – King of the Jungle

Tanner & Josh decide to give the Express Pass to Denise & James Earl because they’ve been a big help and are not a threat.

Teams must now make their way to Lookout Cafe at Batoka Gorge. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 4 – "I was so excited I almost peed my pants."


Recap: The Amazing Race 27, Episode 4 – Good Ol’ Fashioned Spit in the Face

At the Pit Stop, Tanner & Josh are discussing the U-Turn plan with Joey & Kelsey. Tanner & Josh will U-Turn Justin & Diana. The next team will U-Turn Tanner & Josh and that team will get the Express Pass which #TeamTexas will be using this Leg. Continue reading