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TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« on: September 22, 2012, 11:35:23 AM »
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Season 21, Episode 1
Episode Synopsis: Eleven two-member teams race around the world and vie for a $1 million grand prize. If the pair who win the first leg of the race also win the final leg, they will collect $2 million. In the Season 21 opener, the duos race to Shanghai, China. Original Air Date: Sep 30, 2012

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A NEW TWIST IN THE GAME ALLOWS TEAMS TO DOUBLE THEIR MONEY AND WIN $2 MILLION, AND ONE TEAM’S ACT OF KINDNESS BACKFIRES, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF “THE AMAZING RACE,” SUNDAY, SEPT. 30

 

“The Amazing Race” Recently Captured its Ninth Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.   

CHEAT TWEET: The #AmazingRace premieres w/ most important 1st leg ever as Teams discover $2 million is up 4 grabs. 9/30, 8pmET/PT http://bit.ly/Qg6CDt


“Double Your Money” – The pressure hits an all-time high as Teams discover that a new twist will allow one Team to possibly win a $2 million grand prize. Meanwhile, one team’s act of kindness comes back to haunt them, on the season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE, Sunday, Sept. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Emmy Award nominee Phil Keoghan is the host.
 
 
 
What we know:
Vid 1:
9 Countries
25,000 Miles
2 Million $$
Cast Reveal:
 
        This season, which marks the 21st race around the world for the series, will introduce a new twist to the game that will raise the stakes for the entire season. If the Team that wins the first leg of the season can outrace the other 10 Teams and win the final leg of the Race, they will double their money and win a $2 million grand prize instead of $1 million.
        Teams will travel through three continents, nine countries and cover more than 25,000 miles, where they’ll be faced with a 10-story rappel in Los Angeles, frying an egg on their heads in Indonesia, working as “rat collectors” in Bangladesh and revisiting one of the Race’s most infamous Roadblocks in the Netherlands in this season’s “Switchback.”


« Last Edit: September 30, 2012, 02:46:40 PM by georgiapeach »
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2012, 11:36:59 AM »
Be Amazing!
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/7R2PdUeKzaM?version=3&amp;amp;hl" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/7R2PdUeKzaM?version=3&amp;amp;hl</a>

 
Amazing is...
 
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/98aLxGpuF0c?version=3&amp;amp;hl" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/98aLxGpuF0c?version=3&amp;amp;hl</a>
 
 
Promo: 9/19/12
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/_rXtuvgaU1Y?version=3&amp;amp;hl" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/_rXtuvgaU1Y?version=3&amp;amp;hl</a>
 
 
Start Line:
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/8VyPWhOPD9w?version=3&amp;amp;hl" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/8VyPWhOPD9w?version=3&amp;amp;hl</a>
 
 
"Tubing" RB:
 
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/P_4E1TPj5I0?version=3&amp;amp;hl" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/P_4E1TPj5I0?version=3&amp;amp;hl</a>
 

 
« Last Edit: September 30, 2012, 02:56:34 PM by georgiapeach »
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2012, 11:37:20 AM »
Timeline Thanks to the awesome DOM!
 
Timeline for Ep 1 can be found here:
 
http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,27924.msg805259.html#msg805259
« Last Edit: September 30, 2012, 03:50:02 PM by georgiapeach »
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2012, 11:37:40 AM »
saved for summaries, if any...
 
This week...the TimeLine says it ALL!! :yess:
 
Many thanks to ALL our on the ground crews in Pasadena, LAX, and Shanghai for the spoilers!!  :hearts:
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2012, 11:38:00 AM »
saved, just in case! :lol:
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2012, 02:58:43 PM »
Anyone seen this new promo? Roadblock called 'tubing?' with Jaymes/James starting it in 5th place.
I assume tubing is the stewed papaya with clams that was spoiled along with the picture of Caitlyn/Brit in timeline spoiler thread.

So exciting to see the vids and pics coming out
Sorry I don't have embed/captioning capabilities.
http://www.cbspressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment/video?watch=3nxx2dqy3t
« Last Edit: September 25, 2012, 03:24:30 PM by Heliox »

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2012, 04:23:30 PM »
For the geographically challenged...

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/fD2UeqtbfuM" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/fD2UeqtbfuM</a>
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2012, 04:35:29 PM »
WP, the video is marked private, so we can't see it on YT.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2012, 04:44:21 PM »
Sorry about that - now fixed...

This is interesting...
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2012, 05:07:41 PM »
So 2 roadbloacks this leg?
I assume the Yuanshen sports center is where the table tennis roadblock must have occured.


Actually, I like the idea of both team members having to do a roadblock in the first leg. Given that for the first time there is a possible $2mil if they win the first leg (and the final one). So the team that wins has to show that both competitors are strong.


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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2012, 05:46:21 PM »
So 2 roadbloacks this leg?
I assume the Yuanshen sports center is where the table tennis roadblock must have occured.


Actually, I like the idea of both team members having to do a roadblock in the first leg. Given that for the first time there is a possible $2mil if they win the first leg (and the final one). So the team that wins has to show that both competitors are strong.

Double prize, double effort, seems logical.

So we have Chippandales, Brittany & Caitlin and Amy & Daniel head to head doing the RB...
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2012, 03:25:05 PM »
This should probably be in the episode 1 thread - but its locked...


Looks like "the jims" finish at the restaurant around 1:09.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2012, 04:03:38 PM »
A start line video - I don't think there is anything new here...

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2012, 05:43:04 PM »
A start line video - I don't think there is anything new here...

Only the confirmation that the episode's title quote belongs to Phil.
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2012, 10:42:52 AM »
moving relevant pics, posts, and vids over from the pre-race thread....
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2012, 01:56:48 PM »

I'll add that a very surprising team will miss being eliminated by JUST seconds....



There's a somewhat suspenseful finish to the first leg. Were you surprised at what happened?
Keoghan: I was really surprised. The thing about Amazing Race is that the teams don't realize that one decision about letting something go or trying to be nice at some point can come back and sting you. You have to just focus on racing and race smart and be careful about ever giving up anything. All I can say is, every single one of them says, "Man, we used to yell at the screen and say, 'Why are they doing this?' But when we come on, we realized it's not as easy as it looks.'"

Someone also doesn't read a clue properly. How can teams still do this after 21 seasons?
Keoghan: I know! Honestly, I think people underestimate how much jet lag is playing into bad decisions. People stop thinking when they're under pressure. This is all happening at a million miles per hour - 12 shows in 21 days. It was faster than the last season and the last season was crazy-fast. I think people think because the show airs week to week, there's this big space between legs, like we're all resting and hanging out for seven days, but we literally do not stop. You're going to see some very smart people make some very dumb mistakes.

How dumb? Missing you at the Pit Stop dumb?
Keoghan: [Laughs] Just mistakes they would not ordinarily make if they were not so tired and so out of it. It's part of what makes the Race work. If we did have a week between legs, it would be a completely different show. There are definitely fatal mistakes, not just one, but a number of multiple fatal mistakes. ... You're gonna see, literally, in one episode two teams racing for last place. There's an intersection where they can go left or go right to get to the Pit Stop. They're in a mode of transportation where they're side-by-side yelling at each other. One team goes left, one goes right. One stays and one doesn't. They were within seconds of arriving on the mat.



Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/entertainment/tv/tvguide/article/Amazing-Race-s-Phil-Keoghan-There-s-Healthier-3903167.php#ixzz27t0nemXn
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2012, 05:23:25 PM »
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2012, 07:24:48 PM »

I'll add that a very surprising team will miss being eliminated by JUST seconds....



This seems to happen on premiers of seasons where the season number is a multiple of 7.
Season 7: Ron+Kelly vs Ryan+Chuck
Season 14: Christie+Jodi vs Preston+Jennifer
Season 21: ?

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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2012, 08:22:22 PM »

I'll add that a very surprising team will miss being eliminated by JUST seconds....



This seems to happen on premiers of seasons where the season number is a multiple of 7.
Season 7: Ron+Kelly vs Ryan+Chuck
Season 14: Christie+Jodi vs Preston+Jennifer
Season 21: ?

What a coincidence! Haha.

The Pit Stop that is located in front of a point where you have to choose left or right is really cool.

All in all, I'm loving that there will be some touch by suspense, it really adds magic to TAR <3

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« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2012, 11:29:01 AM »
Preliminary Shanghai maps, basically a rehash of Weihen's map!
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« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2012, 11:36:39 AM »
 :<3 :<3 :<3 .
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« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2012, 11:54:56 AM »
Spoilers in a spoiler forum warning!
I'm only getting the location of abacus girl from that single photo we have (based on the buildings across the river) and it may not be 100% precise, but assuming the error isn't too great the team that turns right/south beats the team that turns left/north.
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« Reply #22 on: September 30, 2012, 02:10:42 PM »


Table tennis, as in the leg 11 of TAR1 (Detour's choice "Volley").

(Just as a reminder of that Detour: "Teams who choose Volley has to play ping-pong in this communiy center. The location is nearby, but teams would have to score five points against a local  champion.")
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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2012, 03:48:54 PM »
Ep 1 TIMELINE! Thanks to the awesome DOM!!

Leg 1 (Los Angeles, USA → Shanghai, China )

Filmed26 - 28 May
Broadcast30 September

ROUTE INFOColorado Street Bridge, Pasadena, California

TASKRappel from the bridge


ROUTE INFOLos Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)
FLIGHTSCI007: LAX > TPE @ 0115 - 0610, CI501: TPE > PVG @ 0905 - 1050

BR015: LAX > TPE @ 0135 - 0620, BR712: TPE > PVG @ 1010 - 1205


ROUTE INFOLongYang Road, Shanghai


ROUTE INFOYuanshen Sports Stadium, Shanghai
ROADBLOCK

ROUTE INFOCuiping Restaurant, Shanghai
ROADBLOCKEat stewed papaya with snow clams.


ROUTE INFOShanghai Bund, Shanghai
TASKFind a woman with an abacus.


PIT STOPShanghai Bund Weather Signal Station, Shanghai


Safe

At Risk

EliminatedUnknown


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Re: TAR 21 Ep 1 "Double Your Money"
« Reply #24 on: September 30, 2012, 03:51:51 PM »
First few posts updated....
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