Good call, Puddin. In that case, I think an NEL this week followed by a TBC (India to Kuwait) next week makes more sense. I wonder if we'll see the first FF this week. The FF/NEL often go hand-in-hand.
Here's a timeline update:EP1: Seattle, WA (USA) to Beijing, China
EP2: Beijing, China to Gachuurt, Mongolia
EP3: Gachuurt, Mongolia to Hanoi, Vietnam
EP4: Hanoi, Vietnam to Halong Bay, VietnamEP5: Halong Bay, Vietnam to Chennai, India
DATES: June 5-6, 2006
EV: CBS promo
TASKS: Crocodile bank, eating task (curry)?
TEAMS: NEL? 7 left at end of episodeEP6: Chennai, India to
DATES: June 7-8, 2006
TEAMS: TO BE CONTINUED??? 7 left after episode EP7: to Kuwait City, Kuwait
DATES: June 9-10, 2006
EV: Teams spotted in airport, confirmed by CBS, clock tower, oil fires
TASKS: Drive to Kuwait Towers, camel racing, “insane oral challenge”
TEAMS: 7 teams spotted at airport (Peter/Sarah, Erwin/Godwin, Dustin/Kandace, Lynn/Karlyn, Tyler/James, Rob/Kim, David/Mary); 6 left at END of episode (either Peter/Sarah or David/Mary ELIMINATED)?EP8: Kuwait City, Kuwait to Grand Baie, Mauritius
DATES: June 11-12, 2006
EV: Teams spotted on beach in AM of June 12
TASKS: Something involving kayaks near Merville Beach Hotel, Lashti statue, schooner match, FAST FORWARD (used by Peter/Sarah or David/Mary)?
TEAMS: 5 teams spotted at beach (Erwin/Godwin, Dustin/Kandace, Lynn/Karlyn, Tyler/James, Rob/Kim)EP9: Grand Baie, Mauritius to Madagascar
DATES: June 13-14, 2006
EV: Told by one racer "couple" to a Finnish woman in the train, confirmed by CBS
TEAMS: NEL? 5 left at END of episode (Erwin/Godwin, Dustin/Kandace, Lynn/Karlyn, Tyler/James, Rob/Kim)EP10: Madagascar to Lohja, Finland
DATES: June 15-17, 2006
EV: Told by one racer "couple" to a Finnish woman in the train, tank?
TASKS: Climbing tower at Helsingin Olympiastadionilla, not known how they travelled from Helsinki to Tampere (maybe with a train since teams with cameras spotted in the train station), proceed to Ylojarvi (to do obstacle course in swamp), and back to Tampere, train to Turku where cars waiting at the station, task at quarries in Lohja
TEAMS: 4 left at END of episode (Dustin/Kandace, Lynn/Karlyn, Tyler/James, Rob/Kim – Dustin/Kandace or Erwin/Godwin eliminated?)EP11: Lohja, Finland to Ourzazate, Morocco
DATES: June 18-20, 2006
EV: Atlas film studio, chariot racing
TEAMS: 3 teams left at END of episode (Tyler/James, Rob/Kim, Lynn/Karlyn – Erwin/Godwin or Dustin/Kandace eliminated?)EP12a: Ourzazate, Morocco to Barcelona, Spain
DATES: June 21 (arriving around 8:35pm) – June 22, 2006 (ending in afternoon)
EV: Spotted/Race agenda revealed, Christopher Columbus statue
TASKS: Something involving tomatoes, something in Colonia Guell (art picture car?), something at Maremagnum
TEAMS: NEL? 3 teams left at END of hour (Tyler/James, Rob/Kim, Lynn/Karlyn)EP12b: Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France to New York City, New York (USA)
DATES: June 23-24, 2006
EV: All remaining teams spotted at Eiffel Tower (Paris), Lynn/Karlyn spotted near Rockefeller Center (NYC)
TASKS: Climb Eiffel Tower (Paris), go to News Building (NYC) – something involving globe?
TEAMS: 3 teams race to finish (Tyler/James, Rob/Kim, Lynn/Karlyn)