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CBS Unveils "Amazing Race: All Stars" Teams

Colin and Christie won't be getting a second chance to run the Race, after all.

CBS has revealed the identities of all 11 teams on The Amazing Race: All Star Edition, scheduled to launch on February 18th at 8 pm ET/PT.

As expected, the list of players on this installment of The Amazing Race includes reality fame hounds Rob and Amber (their fourth time on a CBS reality series), favorites Charla and Mirna (Season 4) and Drew and Kevin (Season 1) and last season's Team Kentucky (David and Mary, how we've missed ye!) and the Beauty Queens (Dustin and Kandice).

Here's the full list of players, arranged by Season, for your amusement:

Season 1: Team Guido (Joe and Bill); Drew and Kevin
Season 2: Team Cha Cha Cha (Oswald and Danny); John and Jill
Season 3: Teri and Ian
Season 4: Charla and Mirna
Season 7: Uchenna and Joyce; Rob and Amber
Season 9: Eric and Danielle (and, no, they didn't run the Race together, rather it's Eric from the Frat Boys and Danielle from the Pinks)
Season 10: David and Mary; Dustin and Kandice

Hmmm. It's a weird mix of teams this time around. No Colin and Christie, as anticipated. In fact, there's no one up there from Amazing Race Seasons 5 or 6 (not to mention the much loathed Amazing Race: Family Edition, but no surprise there).

Hell, I was hoping to see Kris and Jon get another shot at the million bucks. After all, they lost out to Freddie and Kendra after a final challenge involving eating some pizza that time. Yes, pizza.


Anonymous said…
Damn. All I kept saying was "as long as Kris and Jon are there I'll be happy."

I have to go look up some of these people. I don't remember them.
Anonymous said…
Yeah for Kevin and Drew and Team Cha Cha Cha. Boo for Rob and Amber and Eric and Danielle. Also, as much as I love Uchenna and Joyce, I don't think former winners should get another shot.
Anonymous said…
It's All-Stars -- I think you have to have a former winner or the whole idea doesn't work. I'm just glad they went with Uchenna/Joyce rather than one of the many "young/hot/male" teams that have won.

I am sad there is no Kris and Jon, but ecstatic about Kevin and Drew. Bring on the All-Stars!
Oh no! I was really hoping that Kris and Jon and Colin and Christie would be in this one. At least they are giving Dustin and Kandice another shot. But Rob and Amber again? It was hard enough to stomach them the first time.
TxGowan said…
I'll admit it: I've never watched Amazing Race.

Unfortunately, it looks like I'm not about to start now. I've never been able to stomach much Rob Mariano and I'm certainly not going to subject myself to him on purpose even if I do get to see Ambuh in a bikini.
greebs said…
What's interesting is that Jill and John Vito are listed as "formerly dating" -- wonder if they've broken up, and if so, why they'd still race together.

Besides the famewhore angle, of course.
Anonymous said…
UGH. No more Rob-n-Amber!!!!! I am so sick of these two.

I would have loved to see more of Colin (and his hairy chest) and Christie. Forgot about Jon and Kris. They would have been better than some of these teams.
Unknown said…
Rob and Amber... eewwwww... but than again CBS executives are geniuses... putting them in the all stars as the bad guys create drama for the show.

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