The Amazing Race Season 21 Review “Chill Out, Freak”

Last night’s episode of The Amazing Race, "Chill Out, Freak," kept the competitors sweating it out with grueling manual labor in Dahka, Bangladesh. Some maintained their composure better than others. The heat and humidity of the tasks pushed people to their breaking points. Yet, some managed to keep positive attitudes and pull out ahead of the pack.

In particular, James and Abba had the extra burden of competing after receiving sad news. James learned that his father’s cancer is stage 4 and there is no chance of remission. He was faced with the difficult decision of staying in the race or going home. While it is not the point of the show to delve too deeply into competitor’s personal lives, it would have been nice if the show explained more why James made the decision to keep competing. Regardless, it was a touching moment when he and Abba crossed the finish line first at the pit-stop. Read More...


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