The Amazing Race (24) All-Stars 2 Wrap-Up

Oh boy. Well. There you go. Season 24 is in the books. (Finally! Thank God.)

Back in November when the teams were first spoiled and the Race played out in real time, I was already dreading this season. Many were already calling it the worst ever, even before the teams even reached the Finish Line.

And you know what? After 12 episodes, I might not be able to disagree. And that is incredibly sad for me.

I absolutely love The Amazing Race. It is still one of my favorite currently airing shows and will always be one of the all-time favorite shows ever. But I’ve made it no secret that I’ve been incredibly disappointed by the show these last few years. Especially with all the foreign versions of TAR popping up with greater frequency in that same period, the shortcomings of the American mothership have only been highlighted even more.

And TAR24 just may perfectly embody all that has been wrong with TAR these last few years. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race (24) All-Stars 2, Episode 12 (Season Finale) – "If I could, I would go back and put more dirt in their hole."

Recap: The Amazing Race (24) All-Stars 2, Episode 12 – “Do You Believe in Magic?”


The final Leg of the 2nd Amazing Race All-Stars begins and teams must fly to their final destination city of Las Vegas, Nevada. They’re all on the same flight and upon running out of the airport, they must hop into a black Ford Explorer where they’ll be taken for a ride.

On the way to the next Route Marker in the darkness, the teams talk about a little tussle between Rachel and the Country Girls. Caroline & Jennifer say Rachel pushed them and cut in front of them in the Customs line. They say they were waiting for her dirty side to come out and it finally did. Rachel says that’s absurd, it’s final 3.

“I would not push someone. And if I did push her, she would know because she’d be knocked over.” Continue reading