The Amazing Race "The Spirit of Our Life", Season 19 Episode 2 – The very first double elimination leg in Amazing Race history was in full force this week on "The Spirit of Our Life".
However, all of the drama over the double elimination twist was quickly usurped by the drama concerning Justin and Jennifer acting like huge babies. I know that editors for The Amazing Race usually will tweak the footage we see in order to make one team member look especially bad, and that was definitely the case here. Either they were editing it to make Jennifer look bad, or she is really just an insufferable crybaby. Justin asked a completely pedestrian question about researching the area where they’re going, and she freaked out.
I’m not sure what the deal was here, but I have to say that I can never really blame the contestants for being short with each other. I know that personally, the time when I am the most irritable and shortest with loved ones is when I’m traveling. So when you put these people on all-night planes and train trips, you can kind of relate to their frustrations. Read More...