'The Amazing Race' recap: To Sheep, Perchance To Dream

Much of Buddhist philosophy revolves around suffering, which was only appropriate for tonight's episode. Whether they suffered broken bicycle parts, feisty sheep, an inability to read clues properly, or plain bad luck, the teams struggled despite a mostly straightforward set of challenges. The one team to emerge as a true contender was, surprisingly, Team Olympian (Andy and Tommy). And it only seemed right. How would you have felt if Team OCD (Cindy and Ernie) had emerged victorious this week? Cindy is the opposite of Zen. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that the Olympians are best suited of all the teams for the path to Nirvana -- at least according to The Noble Eightfold Path (an especially notable speech: "Don't 'dude' me, dude"). All in all, they've really knocked it out of the park these past two weeks, and their dudesy charm is really growing on me. Read More...



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