. Gary and Matt's Speed Bump awaits them outside the Roadblock at Mustpeade, the house of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, where a team member receives a seemingly blank scroll with their next clue. Once there, a free-fall at Tivoli Gröna Lund points the teams to a Detour that places them in an explosive situation. However, time penalties issued before the start of the next leg due to improperly performed tasks are not reflected here. However, it did not affect their placement. Already in last place, the penalty wasn't issued and Phil came out to them on the race course and eliminated them.
A literally Kafkaesque Roadblock at the Ekotechnicke Museum leaves ringing in some's ears, while a trip to the -180°C Kryocentrum leaves everyone chilled to the bone. Because they were in last place and it was a non-elimination leg, the 2-hour penalty would be applied to their starting time for the next Leg. After a Detour in involving choosing between either matching scarves in the city's Russian Market or selling motorcycle helmets on the streets and a Roadblock including training as a Cambodian royal monkey dancer, one team sees their ability to continue jeopardized due to a lost passport. The Legend and Lager Detour choices see some construct a Golem, while others deliver beers to soccer holligans, before heading to the Pit Stop on Strelecky Ostrov next to the Charles Bridge. This did not affect their placement.
No one was also eliminated in the first Pit Stop. Broadcast was postponed a further week due to the September 11 attacks, which occurred six days after the premiere. But Mika faces the ultimate test of courage when a six-story waterslide clashes with her dual fears of water and heights. They were told that they could not be checked in unless they had their travel documents, and backtracked to find it. By the time they arrived at the next Route Marker at the Kryocentrum, all the other teams had already checked in at the mat, and the clue instructed them to go directly to the Pit Stop, where they were eliminated. After all of the other teams had already checked in at the Pit Stop, Phil came out to their location and eliminated them.
Carol and Brandy checked in during this time, dropping Jet and Cord to last place, but they were not eliminated. However, since they were already in last place, they were eliminated without being penalized. They had to backtrack to the U-Turn to receive their clue. With a racetrack Fast Forward included in the mix, teams face a water-collecting Roadblock in the sweltering desert followed by a sub-freezing Detour at a massive indoors skiing center. However, time penalties issued before the start of the next leg due to improperly performed tasks are not reflected here. The final three teams race home from Prague to Las Vegas, where a stop at the Graceland Wedding Chapel points the racers to a Roadblock doing a face-first rappel down the side of Mandalay Bay.
However, their placements were not affected. However, time penalties issued before the start of the next leg due to improperly performed tasks are not reflected here. This did not affect their placement and was unaired. The Roadblock involving retrieving a watch to use to unlock a briefcase and Detours of weighing a half-millon dollars in gold or assembling a dozen hookahs are made even worse by stifling 130° heat. Later, teams prepare for a volleyball Detour task, not knowing it will be in a knee-deep bog, while others slingshot vegetables, followed by a footrace to the Pit Stop.
Instead they were eliminated at the starting line. The penalty affected their departure time instead. A carillon bell counting Roadblock at Groningen's tallest building, Martinitoren, leaves one racer in a head-scratching dilemma, while the unrelenting winds and physical demands at the Detour tasks in Vierhuizen de Marne test the mettle of several teams. This did not affect their placement. After Adrian's second failure attempt and after all other teams had already checked in at the Pit Stop, Phil came out to the Roadblock location and eliminated them.
They backtracked to find their missing tourist before checking in, again. The first race was marred by several production difficulties such as filming delays due to an airport strike at the in Rome and a sandstorm in , with the latter prompting production to prolong the teams' stay in the for 36 hours instead of the standard 12 and eventually moved to to commence Leg 6. They had to backtrack to retrieve the clue. This did not affect their placement. They had to backtrack to complete the Detour and later checked in 6th. Already in last place, they proceeded to the Pit Stop where they checked in and were eliminated without the penalty being applied.
Later, Bögs Gård Farm hosts the first ever Switchback Roadblock, where the teams revisit the Race 's most notorious task from the past. . . . .
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