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rewatching season 4
« on: January 05, 2009, 11:15:31 PM »
Hated hated the first episode, predictable eliminated team but leg 2 picked up and I'm already on leg 4 and can't stop watching! Now officially in a TAR coma  :yess:
peach.........call me if something exciting happens around here pretty please  :lol:


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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2009, 11:23:05 PM »
She is insatiable, :lol: or just TARcrazy?!

I've seen every season at least twice, but I really don't think I could watch all the seasons in a week, :funny:

Will do...but when are we doing our LOST marathon?? ???
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009, 11:28:14 PM »
Well I watched 24 Redemption tonight so am caught up on that peach but Lost might have to wait, besides its still fresh in my mind.

back to TAR 4 .. crazy looking clue box on Ponte della Guglia Bridge in Venice but when teams arrive bingo!

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2009, 11:31:08 PM »
there were a lot of fast forwards in season four that didn't make sense...most teams used them after they completed the detour...
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 12:28:29 AM »
true that cdfe! Also lots of mistakes, but some of the best quotes ever!
We also had the nic names..The Supremes, BFG's, Millie the Mole, Chip n Dale, and Viper and Goose to name a few, lmao!


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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009, 12:33:31 AM »
Molly the Mole made me laugh out loud. I felt bad for Chuck & Millie because they were always tagged with "Virgins" under their names. :lol:

But this is really where I truly fell in love with the race. You had Jon & Al for fun, Kelly & Jon for humor (although he was racist against Asians, I didn't like that), Steve & Dave for threatening to slash tires, David & Jeff for having no personality whatsoever, and Chip's intensity that I was practically rooting for he and Reichen to flip the car in Australia :lol:
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009, 12:53:56 AM »
puddin. I have 10 seasons on DVD and 2 on Tape recorded and NZ is waiting for TAR 13. Last night you enticed me to watch TAR3 again and I really enjoyed it  :hugs: :kuss: I loved it TAR 3 was fab

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009, 12:56:01 AM »
leg 5! Amsterdam! dig through cow manure or "lets do poo!"! The clowns flinging poo at each other :lol: ! Reichen n Chip in clogs carrying cheese to avoid the poo!  :lol: Fast Forward = strapped to the sail of a windmill!  :funny:
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2009, 01:00:58 AM »
Catch 25 LIVE EEL Roadblock! OMG!  :lol:

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Re: re watching season 4
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2009, 01:27:54 AM »
Molly the Mole made me laugh out loud. I felt bad for Chuck & Millie because they were always tagged with "Virgins" under their names. :lol:

But this is really where I truly fell in love with the race. You had Jon & Al for fun, Kelly & Jon for humor (although he was racist against Asians, I didn't like that), Steve & Dave for threatening to slash tires, David & Jeff for having no personality whatsoever, and Chip's intensity that I was practically rooting for he and Reichen to flip the car in Australia :lol:
Great cast, very memorable and lovable but wow some were vile to each other! I'm stopping now, leg 6 will have to wait until tomorrow zzzzzzzzz
I remember that this is the first season that I played an game on-line and every week thought that Steve & Dave would be next to go, they really did have some good luck thanks to other teams misfortunes but they are gone now  :'(


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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2009, 04:37:34 AM »
Did Tian and Jaree grow on anybody else over the course of the season?

I hated them to begin with, but then they kind of just found their way into my "All Stars" list.

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2009, 07:21:38 AM »
Did Tian and Jaree grow on anybody else over the course of the season?

I hated them to begin with, but then they kind of just found their way into my "All Stars" list.
I'd have to agree with you there. At first (especially at the cafe in Cortina d'Ampezzo), I thought they were hopelessly stupid, but they did grow on me and kind of proved me wrong.
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2009, 09:49:35 AM »
I think Tian and Jaree did improve their likability throughout AR4. However, I rate them as middle-of-the-road racers, definitely not All-Star material. That would have been different if they had succeeded in knocking out Reichen/Chip in the Alleppy finish.

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2009, 10:41:09 AM »
I think Tian and Jaree did improve their likability throughout AR4. However, I rate them as middle-of-the-road racers, definitely not All-Star material. That would have been different if they had succeeded in knocking out Reichen/Chip in the Alleppy finish.
and how can we forget the sexist roadblock? (the one nobody thought a girl would do)
I too fell in love with TAR in this season...I remember seeing a marathon in AXN but I missed some episodes in the middle because I went out for lunch...and the next day TAR5 started airing...

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2009, 11:09:38 AM »
One of my all-time favorite tasks, the ladder climb with the bat and bird guano. :lol:
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2009, 11:17:14 AM »
One of my all-time favorite tasks, the ladder climb with the bat and bird guano. :lol:
now that i think about it...wasn't there a lot of poo this season?
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2009, 04:13:56 PM »
I have been watching the seasons I had never seen before (I first saw season 9). Season 4 has been a season full of really difficult tasks that I wish they would still do. I loved the dragging through mud Roadblock!

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2009, 04:37:51 PM »
I have been watching the seasons I had never seen before (I first saw season 9). Season 4 has been a season full of really difficult tasks that I wish they would still do. I loved the dragging through mud Roadblock!
Some of the tasks in the first seasons make the most recent seasons seem so meh. Like I said before, some of the magic left after season 7, sadly.

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2009, 04:59:42 PM »
I have been watching the seasons I had never seen before (I first saw season 9). Season 4 has been a season full of really difficult tasks that I wish they would still do. I loved the dragging through mud Roadblock!
Some of the tasks in the first seasons make the most recent seasons seem so meh. Like I said before, some of the magic left after season 7, sadly.
I think the task designers went soft
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2009, 08:26:59 PM »
I liked the tasks of season 4 too.  The one thing I didn't like about was at the end most of the teams were very boring.  It just doesn't have the great excitement like the other seasons (Besides Seasons 12 and 13)
It didn't really have all of the suspense the amazing race should have.
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2009, 09:05:29 PM »
I remember 3 things as particualrly interesting in AR4:

1. David and Jeff flying to Sydney instead of north
2. Tian doing the bull-surfing in Alleppy
3. Tain and Jaree failing to eliminate Reichen/Chip in the final DETOUR when they started that task with a lead


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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2009, 09:49:22 PM »
ep7, getting dragged thru mud and poo by the bulls EWWWWWWWWWWWWWW  :lol:
Riding the elephants, Kelly: "I got a chain up my cookie!!" Jon: "I'm in so much pain. I would have rather got dragged by the bulls for 2 hours than go on that elephant for 5 minutes.., it hurt that bad" Kelly: You? my cookie killing me"  :funny:

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2009, 10:48:38 PM »

 :hearts: watched from season 1 really enjoyed season 4 loved season 7 and Phil ages like a fine bottle of wine  :sucks

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #23 on: January 09, 2009, 04:23:57 PM »
are you done with s4 yet, puddin?
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #24 on: January 09, 2009, 04:48:37 PM »
are you done with s4 yet, puddin?
I think I'm going onto EP9, real life got in the way as well as some pretty good tv shows. I'm going to try to finish it tonight! Can't wait to see who wins  :lol:  :snicker:

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #25 on: January 09, 2009, 05:46:30 PM »
Its funny Season 4 is often judged as one of the worst seasons of AR, and I never, never understood it.

And how can you not love the first episode Puddin.  Sure the canon fodder was first out, but at that point in the shows history that typically wasn't the case.

In fact, in most cases the team I think  (based on just the press photos and info) will be first out isn't.  Only season 4, 8, 9, and 13 had the teams I just knew should be first go out first.  So I can't fault the season for the first time it actually happened.

Plus I loved the location here, its the only time the show has opened in the first leg with snow tasks. 

I do think that I was amazed that Steve and Dave made it as long as they did (this seasons Gutsy Grannies).

The only real problems I had with this season is the number of spats between racers and the bitter interactions between team mates.

I hated that Amanda and Chris were eliminated, I loved them even with them fighting.

I think the biggest complaint that really hit the show was the number of all male teams (a series high), the length that those teams made it to the end, and that two of them were what people would call alpha male teams.ANd I do agree that 5 all male teams is certainly one two many, and having 2 strong and fit male teams is one two many.  But it certainly didn't impact my enjoyment of this season.

Needless to say casting after this season really, really cut the number of male teams and what type those teams are for the rest of the shows history. 

And the "alpha male teams" are now something that rarely gets cast on the show.  After season 4.  We have had only Brian & Greg (season 7), Eric & Jeremy (season 9) and Tyler & James (season 10, you might also include Erwin and Godwin who were fit and young but were apparently the idea of competition is such a foreign concept to them, I can't put them on this list).

As for tasks and locations, I really loved this one.

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #26 on: January 09, 2009, 06:14:09 PM »
mswood, I didn't like the flights and bus charts, last bus a whopping 4 hours behind hate!

I like Reichen and Chip more now then I did when TAR4 first aired, I'm pretty sure I was rooting for Dave and Jeff.
I didn't care for the Malaysia legs/tasks but the Fast Forward that Reichen & Chip did, the orangutans was pretty cool.
I am glad Kelly & Jon beat Millie and Chuck in this leg, I just could not stand her, Millie, one more second but will admit she was a tough cookie but she irritated me to no end.

Oh and the language this season that came with the bickering! Wow they would never get away with this now  :lol:
Obviously the teams were tired and cranky leg 2 in North Borneo....it was a pretty exhausting leg.

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #27 on: January 09, 2009, 07:04:55 PM »
mswood, I didn't like the flights and bus charts, last bus a whopping 4 hours behind hate!

I like Reichen and Chip more now then I did when TAR4 first aired, I'm pretty sure I was rooting for Dave and Jeff.
I didn't care for the Malaysia legs/tasks but the Fast Forward that Reichen & Chip did, the orangutans was pretty cool.
I am glad Kelly & Jon beat Millie and Chuck in this leg, I just could not stand her, Millie, one more second but will admit she was a tough cookie but she irritated me to no end.

Oh and the language this season that came with the bickering! Wow they would never get away with this now  :lol:
Obviously the teams were tired and cranky leg 2 in North Borneo....it was a pretty exhausting leg.

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #28 on: January 09, 2009, 08:06:29 PM »
Men in their skivvies! Communication break down!! On to EP11 *better get the tissues ready  :'(*

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #29 on: January 09, 2009, 10:21:31 PM »
you should leave enough for "go karen! you can do it!" next season
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« Reply #30 on: January 10, 2009, 01:23:54 PM »
you should leave enough for "go karen! you can do it!" next season

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #31 on: January 10, 2009, 02:18:33 PM »
Molly the Mole made me laugh out loud. I felt bad for Chuck & Millie because they were always tagged with "Virgins" under their names. :lol:

But this is really where I truly fell in love with the race. You had Jon & Al for fun, Kelly & Jon for humor (although he was racist against Asians, I didn't like that), Steve & Dave for threatening to slash tires, David & Jeff for having no personality whatsoever, and Chip's intensity that I was practically rooting for he and Reichen to flip the car in Australia :lol:

TAR4 was the worst for me now it has been replaced by TAR13 as the bottom feeder. At least TAR4 had interesting tasks and places (live oct. eatn).
I don't know why C&M needed to tell everyone they are virgins? Like, the world does not need to know your sex lives.
Jon attacked everyone. He attacked C&R for being gay. The guy is crude but so is Kelly so they are perfect for each other. TAR4 was one of the least enjoyable races of the entire season.



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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #32 on: January 10, 2009, 02:49:57 PM »
I would've loved to see the S12 cast doing the S4 tasks
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #33 on: January 10, 2009, 03:37:40 PM »
I would've loved to see the S12 cast doing the S4 tasks
:yess: .. walking in the shark tank!

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« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2009, 03:39:08 PM »
I would've loved to see the S12 cast doing the S4 tasks
:yess: .. walking in the shark tank!
K&V would've ruined their makeup though...
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« Reply #35 on: January 10, 2009, 04:00:21 PM »
I would've loved to see the S12 cast doing the S4 tasks
:yess: .. walking in the shark tank!
K&V would've ruined their makeup though...
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #36 on: January 10, 2009, 06:57:25 PM »
or they would've been denied the entrance to the tank
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2009, 08:01:26 PM »
or they would've been denied the entrance to the tank
Would you stop  :funny:

So I just finished season 4 and am crying like a dork, another beautiful ending! I am now glad that Reichen n Chip beat Kelly and her asshole    :jam:

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2009, 08:14:05 PM »
haha  :lol: Time for a rewatching series 5 thread ! whooo!  :yess:

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #39 on: January 10, 2009, 08:17:30 PM »
or they would've been denied the entrance to the tank
Would you stop  :funny:

So I just finished season 4 and am crying like a dork, another beautiful ending! I am now glad that Reichen n Chip beat Kelly and her asshole    :jam:
don't you mean her cookie? :P

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #40 on: January 10, 2009, 08:26:37 PM »
You all are too funny!  :lol: No cdfe, I said asshole but thats funny  :lol:

I might start TAR5 tonight... nothing on tv,  home alone right now and all :sucks

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #41 on: January 10, 2009, 08:36:43 PM »
the site I use with no interruptions does not have season 5! DARN! Now I'm going to have to suffer thru youtube .............wahhhhhhhh

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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #42 on: January 11, 2009, 07:01:12 PM »
Sending you another link, lol....
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Re: rewatching season 4
« Reply #43 on: January 19, 2009, 01:13:09 PM »
Memorable quote... "Come on Flo".


 

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