Amazing Race 7
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Rob and Amber Get Married: The Reality Fairy Tale Wedding , by David Bloomberg: Finally, Rob and Amber are on a reality show without any scheming and plotting. But there is still drama – some manufactured, some real – and plenty of true emotions. Romber haters, beware, you just might actually like them after this!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 11 Awards: One Little Blessing, by Jenn Brasler: Uchenna and Joyce asked for one little blessing to keep them going in the race. They got it, and it led them to one million little dollars. Jenn might as well give them some awards, too. And she won’t wait until she has enough awards before she heads for the finish line.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 11: “That Might Have Cost Us A Million Bucks!”, by Phil Kural: Three teams are left as they race to the finish line to be the winners of The Amazing Race 4. Will it be Ron & Kelly, who constantly bicker? What about Uchenna & Joyce, the Sentimental Favorites? Or could it be Rob & Amber, who have had luck on their side from the starting line? The answer is here!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 10 First and Cargo Class Awards: London Calling, by Betsy Wasser: The racers hit London… and more than their share of traffic cones in a tough bus driving challenge. Which players will be traveling in First Class and which will be stuck in Cargo Class? Betsy is trying to decide.
The Amazing Race 7, Phil’s Diary & Insider Clips, Episode 10: All About Lipstick , by Heathyr Fields Ford: This week, you get more lipstick discussion than you ever thought possible on a show like this! Plus, Mat Chats, Phil's Commentary, Rob & Amber's discussion on who to Yield, Uchenna & Joyce become even MORE loveable, and much more!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 10 Awards: Elementary, My Dear Watson, by Jenn Brasler: What would Sherlock Holmes have to say about the remaining contestants and their means, motives, and opportunities this week? Who knows? You’ll just have to settle for what Jenn has to say about them.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 10 , by Jeffrey Clinard: Is it luck, or is it thinking smart? Amber & Rob say they've been very lucky, but in reality much of their luck has been of their own making. How did they end up in first again? How did Meredith & Gretchen end up last? Jeffrey has the details.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 10: The Earlier Flight Strikes Back , by Phil Kural: Last week, Rob & Amber and Ron & Kelly fell behind when Meredith & Gretchen and Uchenna & Joyce found an earlier flight. This week, the tables are turned, and the opposite occurs. Will the final Yield this season give the two delayed teams a chance to catch up? Will Survivor alums Rob & Amber see the finish line?
Why Amazing Race 7’s Kelly Is Not in the Hall of Shame, by David Bloomberg: The Amazing Race 7’s Kelly said something incredibly stupid in last week’s episode. But does every dumb comment get into the Hall of Shame? Read on to find out why Kelly’s statement was bad, but just not quite shameful enough to merit recognition here.
The Amazing Race 7, Phil’s Diary & Insider Clips, Episode 9: POW’s, the Anti-Committers, by Heathyr Fields Ford: You saw part of it, now witness the entire brutal commitment exchange between Ron & Kelly. Also, Mat Chats from all four teams, and Phil waxing rhapsodic about the Bosphorus River.
The Amazing Race 7 First and Cargo Class Awards, Episode 9: Commitmentphobe, by Betsy Wasser: Sometimes it’s hard to decided which racers deserve the First and Cargo Class awards. This week, it wasn’t hard at all. Find out who gets what, right here!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 9 Awards: Kelly, Kelly, Kelly, by Jenn Brasler: Just what does Kelly deserve for her dumb comments this week? Find out what she gets for embarrassing herself on national TV.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 9, by Jeffrey Clinard: Rob thought he was thinking smart this episode by mentioning an earlier flight to Gretchen that he thought didn’t exist. Turns out Rob outsmarted himself. Who actually was thinking smart this episode? Jeffrey Clinard will tell you!
The Amazing Race 7: Sorting Out the Roadblock Confusion, by Phil Kural: One of the newer rules on The Amazing Race is that one person on each team can not do more than six Roadblocks for the entire race. Phil is here to shed some light on how the four remaining teams are doing with this rule, as well as to discuss why Uchenna & Joyce (right) might have a leg up on the other teams.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 9: The Earlier Flight, by Phil Kural: It’s off to Turkey this week, as the four remaining teams navigate the city of Istanbul to make their way to the next Pit Stop. Meredith & Gretchen have admitted to doing well thanks to others’ mistakes. Will they finally pull ahead on their own accord or be the next team eliminated?
The Amazing Race 7 – Phil’s Diary, Mat Chats, and Insider Clips, Episode 8: Positive and Negative, by Heathyr Fields Ford: Both the positive and negative sides come out from Lynn & Alex in their various Insider clips. Plus we have plenty of clips and interviews from the other teams and of course host Phil Keoghan. Read on to find out what didn’t make it on TV!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 8 First and Cargo Class: Bad Elephant? Bad Decision, by Betsy Wasser: Gretchen claimed in the latest episode of The Amazing Race that she and Meredith were stuck with a bad elephant and a bad camel. Do these animals belong in Cargo Class… or does someone else deserve it more?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 8 Awards: If I Only Had the Nerve, by Jenn Brasler: You know Joyce has to get something for shaving her head. But what will it be? Find out what Joyce gets, as well as what the other racers get in this week’s Mazies.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 8, by Jeffrey Clinard: It’s getting down to the wire, and it only takes one mistake – one instance of not thinking smart – to get a team eliminated. Sometimes, thinking smart means doing whatever is necessary to move forward, even if it might be difficult. Uchenna and Joyce certainly found that out in this leg. Who else had their thinking caps on, and who didn’t?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 8: Say Goodbye to That Weave!, by Phil Kural: With only five teams remaining, this is anyone's race. A very physical Detour option hampers some teams, while others enlist the help of locals. The Fast Forward is available on this leg, and requires teams to completely shave their heads. Judging by the photo on the right, you can see who goes for it!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 7 First and Cargo Class Awards: Jedi Mind Trick, by Betsy Wasser: One player apparently has the ability to control the minds of other players, while another player lacks the basic ability to open boxes. That makes First and Cargo Class awards pretty easy this week.
The Amazing Race 7, Phil’s Diary & Insider Clips, Episode 7: They Shoot ISPs, Don’t They? , by Heathyr Fields Ford: No Mat Chats this week (for obvious reasons) but lots of Insider clips! See Rob complain about Alex. See Ron complain about Gretchen! See Lynn & Alex complain about everything! And it wouldn't be The Amazing Race without Uchenna & Joyce talking about how wonderful things are. All this and cows too! it's all inside!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 7 Awards: Good Idea, Bad Idea, by Jenn Brasler: It’s bad ideas vs. good ideas this week, as the producers leave us hanging again. Don’t worry - Jenn won’t leave you hanging.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 7, by Jeffrey Clinard: While the racers only completed half a leg in the seventh episode, there were plenty of opportunities to think smart – or not. Ron & Kelly are in second place, but how are they doing as far as thinking smart?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 7: Tea Time!, by Phil Kural: With only five teams remaining, the competition heats up – literally! Our final five teams head to India this week. Ron & Kelly have been on edge lately, so will the crazy streets of India stress them out even more? Let me give you a hint: YES!
The Amazing Race 7, Episodes 5 & 6 First and Cargo Class Awards: In Style , by Betsy Wasser: We’ve got three hours worth of The Amazing Race in need of awards. Betsy found herself loving some teams, gaining respect for others, and losing respect for still others. Read on to see how it all shakes down.
The Amazing Race 7, Phil’s Diary, Mat Chats, & Insider Clips, Episode 6: Hungry, Hungry Hippos, by Heathyr Fields Ford: Just how does Phil stay ahead of the racers? And what does he do with all that spare time while they are racing? Find out here! In addition, lots of mat chats and insider clips with Uchenna & Joyce, Rob & Amber, Meredith & Gretchen, and more!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 6 Awards: O Brothers, Where Art Thou?, by Jenn Brasler: This week was a sad one for Brian and Greg, not to mention for their fans. Let’s send them out in style.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 6, by Jeffrey Clinard: Several of the remaining teams made the same mistake on this leg of The Amazing Race and violated one of Jeffrey's cardinal rules. Which teams made this major error and which ones were thinking smart this week?
The Amazing Race 7, Recap Episode: Memories and New Moments , by Brian Towers: It’s a special Wednesday episode of The Amazing Race, which is actually a look back at all the previous episodes. Yes, it’s time for the mid-season recap. Relive the moments and find a few new ones as well, such as Uchenna's backflip.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 6: Pick An Animal, Any Animal!, by Phil Kural: Six teams head through Botswana this week, on what seems to be somewhat of a safari. Every animal you can imagine block the roads on this leg, and while most teams have no problems navigating the desert whatsoever, Ron & Kelly don’t exactly do it on the best of terms.
Amazing Race 7 Mat Chats & Insider Clips, Episode 5: From Tampons to Satan’s Spawns, by Heathyr Fields Ford: You might think that two hours of Amazing Race 7 last week would be enough. Nope! CBS provides Insider video and interviews, and Heathyr is here to let you know all about it! Here’s a hint to some of it: Lynn & Alex don’t like Rob & Amber. Shocking, we know.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 5 Awards: Awards for Some, Miniature American Flags for Others, by Jenn Brasler: Double the episode, double the awards! Almost everyone gets something this week, from The Teddy Bear of Foreign Diplomacy to The Kendra Bentley Honorary Ugly American Tank Top. Only Ray and Deana are left out in the cold, both with Mazies and at the Pit Stop.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 5, by Jeffrey Clinard: This week's back to back episodes gave us a prime indication of what thinking smart can do, and also what NOT thinking smart can do. In some cases, it can bring you from being stranded on the side of the road to living to race another day. In others, it takes you from first place to Philimination. Jeffrey has all the details.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 5 – Double The Pleasure, Double The Fun, by Phil Kural: This week, on a two-hour special episode, teams head over to Africa and partake in several cultural rituals. As some teams struggle, others flourish. Which side of the spectrum will Sentimental Favorites Meredith & Gretchen fall, and what happened to Gretchen's head that it's wrapped in gauze?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 4 First and Cargo Class Awards: Hope I Die Before I Get Old , by Betsy Wasser: Just to mix things up a little bit, Betsy did not give the First Class Award to Rob and Amber. So, who does deserve it? And who belongs in Cargo Class this week?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 4 Awards: Everybody’s Talking at Me, by Jenn Brasler: Unfortunately for two racers, their awards this week are punishments for things they’ve said. Which one gets The Paris Hilton Trophy of Inappropriateness, and which one gets Princess Kendra’s Neon Pink Muzzle of Silence?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 4: Horseshoes and Hineys , by Heathyr Fields Ford: Now that we're four episodes into The Amazing Race 7, we've all had time to form some opinions on the teams still in the race. Some of the racers have won our hearts, and we're rooting for them to cross the finish line. Others we're hoping to see eliminated, pronto. Heathyr Fields Ford breaks down how she sees it.
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 4, by Jeffrey Clinard: Luck can often play a part in The Amazing Race, but more often winners and losers are decided by thinking smart. In other words, it's not just the broken boat, it's how you handle it. Who is thinking smart, and who needs to step it up? Find out inside!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 4: Whatever Floats Your Boat, by Jenn Brasler: The racers do battle with horses and boats in a leg that divides the teams into two groups. Will Lynn and Alex stay ahead of Rob and Amber, who are trying to overcome their four-hour penalty? Will Kelly actually do something helpful? And will Ray ever stop complaining about his placement in the race?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 3 First and Cargo Class Awards: Beating the Meat, by Betsy Wasser: There is a great deal of controversy surrounding the First Class and Cargo Class awards last night. Was Rob brilliant or lazy for quitting the meat eating challenge? And were Debbie and Bianca dumb or inspiring?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 3 Awards: Meat Market, by Jenn Brasler: Which racer deserves a slap on the wrist? Who deserves a pat on the back? And who had the funniest line of the week? Find out inside.
The Amazing Race 7: Romber Room , by Heathyr Fields Ford: Back when we (well, some of us) were kids, there was a show called Romper Room that was all about games, fun, and learning. Now there is a new game in town – Romber Room on The Amazing Race. Read on to see why this is just as much fun!
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 3, by Jeffrey Clinard: Usually, failing to finish a challenge on The Amazing Race is not such a smart idea. However, several teams, led by Rob & Amber, found a way to turn that around. Who was thinking smart, and whose thinking went awry?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 3: Meaty Madness , by Phil Kural: The Andes Mountains are the destination this week for our nine remaining teams. Find out which teams know how to follow directions, which ones rebound, and which ones can finish this week’s meaty Roadblock. Will Lynn & Alex be one of them?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 2 First and Cargo Class Awards: It’s in My Nature , by Betsy Wasser: Last week, when Betsy gave the First Class award to Rob and Amber, she was deluged both with emails from people saying they agreed and with emails saying they deserve Cargo Class after Episode 2. Have Rob and Amber fallen to Cargo Class already?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 2 Awards: A Kiss on the Hand , by Jenn Brasler: Money has never been so important on The Amazing Race. So who deserves a reward for his use (or non-use) of money, and whose spending techniques are more gray than black and white?
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 2, by Jeffrey Clinard: Thinking smart often means doing the little things. The team that did the little things right ended up in first place, the team that didn't got Philiminated. Did your favorite team think smart? Find out inside!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 2: Muy Rapido We Will Go!, by Phil Kural: This week, the remaining 10 teams continue their trek across South America as they head to Santiago, Chili. Everyone looks to be in danger at one point or another this week, but it’s Meredith & Gretchen who run out of money when they need it the most. Could this be the end for them?
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 1 First and Cargo Class: Suck it Up, by Betsy Wasser: The Amazing Race is back, and as always, we’ve seen some very good behavior and some not so good behavior. Find out which racers belong in First Class, and which will be in Cargo Class right here!
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 1 Awards: Life's A Beach , by Jenn Brasler: The Amazing Race is back, and so are the awards. Who should take a lesson from past seasons? Which team obviously knows what they’re doing? And what quotable quotes are being spoken on the beach?
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart in Episode 1, by Jeffrey Clinard: Another edition of The Amazing Race means that teams will have to think smart of be eliminated. Who was smart? Who got lucky? And who won't be around much longer? Find out inside.
The Amazing Race 7, Episode 1: How Much is That Llama in the Window?, by Phil Kural: The race is on! 11 new teams race around the world for a chance to win a million dollars. Lima, Peru is the first destination for these teams, and by the end of this special 2-hour premier, one team will be eliminated. Will it be Phil’s automatic Sentimental Favorites, Susan & Patrick?
The Amazing Race 7: Thinking Smart Before the Race, by Jeffrey Clinard: Teams can’t win The Amazing Race with brawn alone. A truly superior racing team needs to think smart as well. After six seasons, this latest crop of racers should have learned some lessons to stay ahead. Here, Jeffrey Clinard explains what racers ought to know.
The Amazing Race 7 - A Preview, by Phil Kural: Only three weeks after Freddy & Kendra won The Amazing Race 6, it's time for 11 more teams to race around the world for a million dollars. Click right here if you're ready to meet the teams and find out what Phil has to say about each of them.
If There Were an "Amazing Race: All Stars...", by Phil Kural: Plenty of rumors have been swirling about having a season of The Amazing Race be an "All-Star" season. Is it a good idea? Which teams should get a chance to participate? Would teams even want to? Phil has his opinions to all these questions right here.
'Amazing Race 7' Coming Soon - So Are Rob & Amber, by David Bloomberg: Usually, fans have had to wait at least a couple months – or much longer – between editions of The Amazing Race. Not this time, though! And a couple familiar Survivor: All-Star faces will appear on the seventh edition – but that won’t be the end of Rob & Amber’s time on TV. Read on for details!
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