Amazing Race 6
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“The Editing Made It Look Closer Than It Was” – An Interview with ‘Amazing Race 6’ Winners Freddy & Kendra , by Phil Kural: Freddy & Kendra had a pretty bumpy road on their way to the finish line this season on The Amazing Race. Kendra endured quite an amount of criticism for her comments, while Freddy got a good bump on the head. However, they crossed the finish line first and won a million dollars. Find out what they have to say about their experience right here, in this RealityNewsOnline exclusive interview.
Amazing Race's Jonathan and Victoria Meet Dr. Phil, by Betsy Wasser: When The Amazing Race 6 aired, Jonathan and Victoria caused a great deal of controversy. CBS was flooded with phone calls and letters describing their relationship as abusive. Is that the real story, or is there another side to Jonathan and Victoria? The couple appeared on the Dr. Phil Primetime Special: Romance Rescue to clear the air and to hear what Dr. Phil had to say about their relationship.
The Amazing Race, Episode 12 Awards: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, by Jenn Brasler: Each team had problems with transportation this week - slow cabs, full flights, and that one pesky train that came between two racers and a million dollars. But nothing can keep the teams from the final awards of the season.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in the Final Episode, by Jeffrey Clinard: In the end, one team lost due to a very bad day, one lost due to Swedish Roulette, and one lost because they simply were not thinking smart. The team that won did so by making sure they were on the right track - and the right plane. Did Freddy & Kendra think smart enough to win? Read on to find out more!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 12: Sprint to the Finish, by Phil Kural: By now, you must know Phil Kural’s curse. He predicts the winner at the beginning of the race, and they always come in second. It has happened for the past two seasons now, not to mention the past two seasons on another show he recaps. At the beginning of this season, Phil said Kris & Jon would win the race. Will they be the ones to break his curse? Find out right here!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 11MVPs and LVPs: Shanghai Surprise, by Betsy Wasser: The racers are in Shanghai, China, and many aren’t behaving as they normally do. What do these Shanghai surprises mean for the First Class and Cargo Class awards? Read on.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 11, by Jeffrey Clinard: Freddy and Kendra decided to use the Yield on Adam and Rebecca. Their reasoning? Not strategy, but revenge, since Adam and Rebecca yielded them on a previous leg. Were they thinking smart?
The Amazing Race, Episode 11 Awards: Decisions, Decisions, by Jenn Brasler: This week, it all came down to choices. Who made good ones? Who made bad ones? And why are the people who usually made good decisions making bad ones?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 11: Cab Driver Follies, by Phil Kual: Ever feel like no matter what you do, you can’t seem to get a cab? Well, the four remaining teams on The Amazing Race can sympathize with you on that one, as everyone has cab issue or two this week. Could a slow cab driver doom Hayden & Aaron? Here’s the place to find out!
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 10, by Jeffrey Clinard: If there is one “Thinking Smart” tip that all Amazing Racers must remember, it is to read the clue. Failure to do so once again meant the end of the line for one team this week. How did everybody else do?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 10 MVPs and LVPs: Quitting Time, by Betsy Wasser: The tenth episode of The Amazing Race showed some astonishingly Cargo Class behavior, but, happily, a decent amount of First Class behavior as well. Who falls where? Read on!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 10 Awards: It All Seems Familiar Somehow, by Jenn Brasler: Are you getting a feeling of déjà vu in watching this season of The Amazing Race? Maybe it’s because Flo from Amazing Race 3 seems to be asserting herself into the personality of one of the racers. Who gets awarded with her “Bike Helmet of Resignation”? And who gets the other awards doled out by Jenn? Read on to find out!
Phil Keoghan Tells Readers How to Live Life to the Fullest N.O.W., by David Bloomberg: Phil Keoghan is most well-known as host of The Amazing Race. However, he has been around adventure television for a while, and has a newer show out called No Opportunity Wasted. Keoghan also wrote a book to describe the “No Opportunity Wasted” lifestyle and how you can create the life you want - take a look to see what he has to say.
The Amazing Race 6: Sorting Out the Roadblock Confusion, by Phil Kural: Confused as to how many Roadblocks have been performed by each member of the remaining teams? Don't worry, you aren't alone. Phil is here to give you the rundown on who has performed which Roadblocks and which teams might just find themselves in a bad situation.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 10: The Woman Who Carries Her Team, by Phil Kural: By now, you certainly know who that lovely lady to the right is. If you said Rebecca, you are correct. The interesting thing about Rebecca is that she is basically single-handedly running a race that is built for a team. However, has Rebecca finally run out of energy from carrying Adam this far? Is Sri Lanka the end for them?
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 9, by Jeffrey Clinard: Jonathan and Victoria talked Rebecca and Adam into yielding Kendra and Freddy. Were they thinking smart? Plus, which team needs a remedial lesson in Thinking Smart?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 9 Awards: Blood, Sweat, and Tears, by Jenn Brasler: Just when Jonathan learns how to say something nice about his wife, he’s gone. Isn’t that too bad?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 9 MVPs and LVPs: Count Your Asses, by Betsy Wasser: Take a look at the picture on the right. In fact, savor it for a moment. That picture is a shot of Jonathan and Victoria headed off to the great Cargo Class in the sky.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 9: “Does the Mule Come with Instructions?”, by Phil Kural: This week, the six remaining teams head to Ethiopia, as “Ass” seems to be the theme of the episode. Besides Kris & Jon, everyone acts like one sooner or later during this leg. Drama runs high though, as one team is Yielded, two racers get injured, and one team is eliminated. Find out who - right here!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 8 MVPs and LVPs: That Sinking Sensation, by Betsy Wasser: It’s time once again for the First Class and Cargo Class awards for The Amazing Race. And guess what? Someone other than Jonathan scored the Cargo Class award this week. Read on to find out who got the dubious honor.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 8, by Jeffrey Clinard: Nobody was sent packing in the eighth episode, but that doesn’t mean everybody was thinking smart. Some teams were, some definitely were not. Read on to find out which was which, plus a bonus “Thinking Smart” tip for future players!
The Amazing Race, Episode 8 Awards: Would You Like Some Wine With That Whine?, by Jenn Brasler: By the end of this season of The Amazing Race, the racers will have so many awards, they won't know what to do with them! This week is no exception, though I'm blatantly ignoring Jonathan for once. Maybe if I keep doing that, he'll just go away.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 8: The Other Side of Victoria, by Phil Kural: For weeks now, we have seen what a jerk Jonathan can be. However, what happens when Victoria has enough and does some trash talking of her own? It happened in Corsica this week, so read on for details!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 7 MVPs and LVPs: From Soup to Nuts, by Betsy Wasser: On the last episode of The Amazing Race, tempers in Cargo Class were as hot as the soup. Who wins the Cargo Class award this week? Is there really any question? Plus, check out a First Class performance from another team.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 7 Awards: Ewwwwww, by Jenn Brasler: What’s grosser than drinking blood or poor Freddy’s unfortunate encounter with soup this week? Jonathan.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 7, by Jeffrey Clinard: At the end of Episode 6, it looked like Lori and Bolo were doomed to be eliminated. Yet, they came back to win this leg of the race. Hours of operation and a Fast Forward helped them, but so did smart thinking. Read on to see who else was thinking smart in Episode 7.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 7: Hit on the Head and Eating Vomit - and That's Just Freddy!, by Phil Kural: Seven teams race around Budapest this week doing things that I would never even imagine doing - like drinking pig’s blood, eating ultra-spicy soup, and throwing up on a regular basis. Warning: if you have a weak stomach, this wasn’t the episode for you! Freddy got the worst of it though!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 6 MVPs and LVPs: Putting the "Pest" in Budapest, by Betsy Wasser: It’s time once again for the Cargo Class and First Class awards for The Amazing Race. While one team showed themselves to be a class act all around, another team put the “pest” in Budapest.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in the Recap Episode, by Jeffrey Clinard: Even though we didn’t get a new episode of The Amazing Race this week, we still learned a little more about which teams are thinking smart. Plus, what have we learned about how teams should take care of their baggage?
The Amazing Race 6, Recap Episode: More Reasons to Hate Jonathan, by Phil Kural: This week, we get a “catch up” episode. Relive moments from the past six legs of the race, while new clips are thrown in here and there. Basically, this episode gives the viewer more reasons to love Kris & Jon even more, and to despise Jonathan even more as well
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 6 Awards: Get Out of My Dreams, Get Out of My Cab, by Jenn Brasler: This week’s episode of The Amazing Race abandoned us in the middle of a leg, but that doesn’t mean Jenn will only award half of her Mazies. She also won’t make you wait two weeks to find out who gets them.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 6, by Jeffrey Clinard: The sixth episode ended with “To Be Continued,” but there was still plenty to judge which players were thinking smart, and which simply were not. Was it bad luck or bad thinking that put Lori and Bolo so far behind?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 6: I'd Love to Tell You, But…, by Phil Kural: With only seven teams left, the race is getting more intense as the teams head to Hungary. Crazy & Victoria continue to bicker as usual, but it’s Freddy & Kendra who seem to be making all the right moves. Will those moves land them in first place this leg? Maybe Phil doesn’t even know!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 5 MVPs and LVPs: A Difference of One Place , by Betsy Wasser: In The Amazing Race, a difference of just one place can sometimes make a world of difference. And in the most recent episode, how teams handled that difference separated them into First Class and Cargo Class.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 5: Beer Before Liquor , by Jenn Brasler: If you saw this week’s episode of The Amazing Race 6 and/or read, you can probably guess who’s getting a smack in the head as his Mazie.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 5, by Jeffrey Clinard: Don and Mary Jean just could get out of last place - in large part because of the choices they made. What about the rest of the teams? Who thought smart and who made the big mistakes?
Hall of Shame Moment: Amazing Race 6's Kendra - The Ugliest American of Them All , by Sting7: Part of the struggle of being in The Amazing Race is that you never know where the race will take you. Some of those places are definitely very unlike the comfortable living many of us enjoy here in the USA. Sadly, many of us would whine and complain about our discomfort, instead of finding something to be thankful for. Amazing Race’s Kendra Bentley (pictured with fiancé, Freddy Holliday) found a whole new level of ugly!
Hall of Shame Moment: Jonathan's Anger Goes Too Far on 'The Amazing Race 6', by Mel Ellis: Jonathan has been a simmering pot since we first saw him on The Amazing Race 6. Several times, his anger has threatened to boil over. Finally, he exploded at his wife, Victoria, as they approached the fifth pit stop. He may well end up with a full induction by the time the show is over, but for now this incident deserves recognition for the shameful moment it was.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 5: Jonathan vs. Victoria, Rounds 5-12, by Phil Kural: Out of Africa eight teams go. Where to this week? Germany! Join the teams this week as they run through the streets of Berlin serving up beer, making bratwursts, and fighting like cats and dogs. You can’t forget the fighting!
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 4 MVPs and LVPs: Salty Tears , by Betsy Wasser: After a task that required teams to harvest salt from a lake, both our First Class and Cargo Class award winners found themselves crying salty tears, but for very different reasons. Grab a tissue and see who deserved which award.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 4 Awards: Days of Whine and Lac Rose , by Jenn Brasler: Who’s getting on Jenn’s nerves? Who’s smarter than he looks? And what does Jonathan get this week? Find out inside as the weekly awards are handed out.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 4, by Jeffrey Clinard: This episode provided players with several chances to think smart - or not. Who picked the right Detour? Who handled travel situations well? Who is setting their team up for later Roadblock problems? And who forgot that they can take nothing for granted?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 4: Shake It Like A Salt Shaker , by Phil Kural: Off to Africa the remaining eight teams go, in a race around Senegal that includes searching through dusty roads, playing around with fish, and searching the bottom of a lake for salt. Sounds like fun, huh? Could all these physically demanding tasks mark the end of grandparents Don & Mary Jean?
The Amazing Race, Episode 3 Awards: IKEA - Affordable Solutions for Better Racing , by Jenn Brasler: Who works together the best? Who deserves forty lashes for his or her behavior? And which racer gets this week’s award for patience? Find out in this week’s Mazies.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 3 MVPs and LVPs: Needle in a Haystack , by Betsy Wasser: Against all odds, Lena unrolled over 100 bales of hay and still never found the next clue. She and Kristy blew a comfortable lead over two lagging teams to be eliminated. Surely their ineptitude deserves Cargo Class… or does it?
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 3, by Jeffrey Clinard: Lena and Kristy were not eliminated from The Amazing Race due to a failure in thinking smart - rather, it was due to pure bad luck. Still, other teams had plenty of opportunities to think smart… or not. Who did well and who lost count?
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 3: Swedish Roulette , by Jeffrey Clinard: Some games in The Amazing Race need strength, some need intelligence, and some need pure unadulterated luck. It’s only a matter of time before somebody falls prey to one such game through no fault of their own. Will it happen in Sweden during a roll in the hay?
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 2, by Jeffrey Clinard: One of Jeffrey’s rules for thinking smart in The Amazing Race is to take care of your belongings. Several teams made the mistake of not doing so, and faced the consequences. Plus, what new and different mistake did teams make in this leg of the race? Read on to find out who has been thinking smart and who hasn’t.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 2 MVPs and LVPs: Norwegian Good , by Betsy Wasser: On this leg of The Amazing Race, teams had to navigate Norway, perform Olympian feats, and decide between speed and accuracy. Their levels of success were definitely mixed. Who turned in a First Class performance, and who is dwelling in Cargo Class?
The Amazing Race, Episode 2 Awards: Go to the Back of the Class , by Jenn Brasler: Whose behavior was ridiculous? Which team learned the most from past seasons? And which racer deserves the ultimate punishment? Find out in this weeks' Mazies.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 2: Hey, Where's Our Car?, by Phil Kural: This week, 10 teams head to Norway and battle it out in a very intense leg of The Amazing Race. Most of the teams bicker, but it’s Meredith & Maria who actually get along. Could that be their downfall?
The Amazing Race, Episode 1 Awards: D-I-E-S-E-L Spells Diesel , by Jenn Brasler: Who deserves a pat on the back? Who deserves a kick in the pants? And what do you give to someone who can't tell the difference between gasoline and diesel? Find out in the new Amazing Race awards column, the Mazies.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart in Episode 1, by Jeffrey Clinard: Some behavior is obviously not smart – like following another team in the wrong direction for an hour and a half, or putting the wrong kind of fuel in your car. But is climbing an ice wall smarter than searching for a buoy? Not necessarily.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 1 MVPs and LVPs: Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls , by Betsy Wasser: We saw some stressed out racers and some poor decisions right off the bat in the first episode of The Amazing Race. One team earned their spot in First Class, but several teams were clamoring for the dreaded Cargo Class award. Who was the best of the best, and who was the worst of the worst? Read on.
The Amazing Race 6, Episode 1: The Non-Stop Bickering of Jonathan & Victoria , by Phil Kural: Here we go again! 11 new teams racing around the world for a chance to win one million dollars! Their fist destination: Iceland. Find out right here how the teams handled their first leg of the race, how they got along, and who was eliminated. Married couple Jon & Victoria did a lot of bickering – could they be the first team to go?
The Amazing Race 6 - A Preview , by Phil Kural: It hasn’t even been two months, but CBS is ready to serve us up another season of The Amazing Race already! I’m not complaining since next summer is so far away! Find out the skinny on the new teams here, what Phil thinks of them, and who he thinks might be Sentimental Favorites.
The Amazing Race 6: Thinking Smart Before the Race , by Jeffrey Clinard: Winning The Amazing Race takes more than just fast planes, crazy cab drivers, and an ability to complete tasks. To win the race, it’s also important for a team to think smart. What lessons should Season 6’s racers have learned from those that came before them? Jeffrey Clinard is here with advice on how to think smart.
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