Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 1 – "Did anybody get a tingly feeling?"

Recap: The Amazing Race 26, Episode 1 – “Great way to start a relationship.”

Phil introduces this “very special edition” of The Amazing Race where six pre-existing couples will be joined by 10 singles who will be paired up as Blind Date teams.

With everyone at the Starting Line, Phil engages the blind date teams in some awkward banter before telling them all they will be flying to Tokyo, Japan. There are 8 spots on the first flight and to get those spots, teams will take part in a mud run.

The winners of this Leg will win an Express Pass. AND! There is a Blind Double U-Turn on this Leg as well. Continue reading