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Talk Back: "The Amazing Race" Season Premiere

Road blocks. Detours. Phil Keoghan saucily raising one eyebrow.

The season premiere of CBS' reality series The Amazing Race ("Bees are Much Calmer than All This!") had it all, including some particularly memorable teams, even this early in the race.

Now that you've read my advance review of the season premiere and--after last night's airing--seen the episode for yourself, I'm curious to see if you're rooting for Bill and Mark as much as I am and if you're as taken with sibs Starr and Nick (despite their ill-advised alliance)... and if abrasive couple Terence and Sarah rubbed you the wrong way too.

Do you think alliances are always a bad idea on TAR? (After all, it's not Survivor.) Were the beekeepers cast for their wacky sense of style almost as much as their advanced age? Who do you think are the strongest teams so far? And which ones will get left by the side of the road as the race progresses?

Talk back here.

Comments

Anonymous said…
I think that alliances are pretty useless on this show and usually just lead to confusion and upset. But what doesn't on The Amazing Race?
So far, I'm not completely taken with any of the teams but I have to send some geek love out to the comic book guys and I agree with you that siblings Starr and Nick are much less annoying than I thought they'd be and actually make good competitors...unlike the socially awkward Terence and Sarah!
par3182 said…
terence is needier than a two year old

right now i can't decide if i dislike his team or the frat boys more

and mrs cheated on is sure to turn to the dark side soon

i just hope dallas sticks around for my viewing pleasure

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