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The Amazing Race Season 22 Review “Like James Bond Again”

I was very excited to see The Amazing Race heading to the land of Hobbits and cute flightless birds – New Zealand. There isn’t another country with more to offer in terms of outdoor adventure. The teams headed to the south island’s biggest city and hometown of host Phil Keoghan, Christchurch. Unfortunately, this week’s challenges did little to take advantage of the country’s beautiful landscapes and they didn’t even show Christchurch. We picked back up with the medical drama of Dave and Connor. After a trip to the doctor, it’s confirmed that Dave has torn the muscle and tendon in his Achilles. They weren’t ready to give up quite yet, though. In a completely shocking moment, they approach John and Jessica before the flights out of Tahiti, and John and Jessica actually give them the express pass. There was no wrangling, no arguing, no cajoling. After the comments John had made previously about not sticking to the “alliance” agreement, I was surprised that he just gave up the express pass. It was heartening that they were willing to do this after seeing that Dave is injured. It was still hilarious to watch the hockey players mimicking John – there is something about that guy that makes me think he is Spencer Pratt’s long lost cousin. READ MORE...
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