'The Amazing Race' season premiere recap: Tweet-us Ex Machina

We began TAR's 19th season once again in California because, frankly, it was convenient to the production crew. Also because how else would we get our fill of fake boobies andBaywatch references (three points for spotting the yellow rescue truck in the opening shots!)? You've already met the teams on EW.com, but  here was your chance to get to know them as stereotypes anew! As the team made make their way into Los Angeles's Hsi Lai Temple, we met stoned-looking snowboarders (is that redundant?) Andy and Tommy, greedy bastards (and former Survivorwinners) Ethan and Jenna, world-sailing father-son duo Laurence and Zac, OCD Cindy and her hapless fiancé Ernie, sassy Southern siblings Justin and Jennifer, farmhand grandparents Bill and Cathi, ditzy blonde twins Liz and Marie, divorced daters Jeremy and Sandy, gay flight attendant partners Ron and Bill, ultra-competitive former NFL couple Marcus and Amani, and former Vegas showgirls Kaylani and Lisa, who claimed to be smart... more on that later. Read More...



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