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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #50 on: April 07, 2019, 05:56:26 PM »
That seemed like a very short season???

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #51 on: April 07, 2019, 06:07:21 PM »
Half the length of a regular TAR, yes.


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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #52 on: April 07, 2019, 06:11:31 PM »
I do think though that the first half was way superior to the second half.

True, episodes 4-6 were essentially rehashes of China Rush, the Vietnamese edition, and TARA, whereas the earlier ones showed off never-visited delights like Thessaloniki, Ankara, and all of Uzbekistan.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #53 on: April 08, 2019, 02:39:38 PM »
A cool how the show was made feature fro BBC:

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-47827316

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #54 on: April 15, 2019, 10:30:59 PM »
NEW SEASON is CASTING!!

For more info and to apply: bbc.in/2K6pbBj

via @BBC_Casting on twitter
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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #55 on: April 18, 2019, 01:49:44 AM »
Just started watching the show and it's fun so far. It's definitely more Pekin Express than TAR, but with even less of a focus on competition. If anything, it feels more like NBC's Lost, yes?

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #57 on: March 30, 2020, 08:16:49 AM »
Tomorrow aires the first episode of the Danish version in TV2.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #58 on: April 04, 2020, 04:11:56 PM »
TAR knockoff?
Swarm stupidity

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #59 on: March 25, 2023, 10:45:35 PM »
The cast for the newest season have quite the TARCAN analogues (c.f. Race to the Centre of the Earth's Mindy = Ivana, Paul = Korey, and Dave = Ryan):

1.) Neil/Kristin
2.) Trish/Amy
3.) Aarthy/Thinesh
4.) Simi/Ope
5.) Jody/Cory


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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #60 on: April 08, 2023, 03:05:54 PM »
Season 3, It's been an interesting season so far.
I wonder if the team that has been leading the pack can keep the momentum. Would love if they could win it all.
Some editing choices are weird, like the same leading team completely vanishing from last 20 minutes from one of the episodes, only for us to find out they're dozens of hours ahead of the other teams.
Though, that is something that I miss from the old TAR, where leg planning wasn't as boxed in, and leading teams were able to start following leg, while some teams on the back of the pack were still finishing the previous leg.
Completely fine by how the axe fell to eliminate the first team.


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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #61 on: April 09, 2023, 10:03:07 PM »
This season is already better than that Latin American debacle and might even tie with the OG-Eurasian besides routing!

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #62 on: April 10, 2023, 11:07:22 PM »
It's great so far, actually an improvement over what TAR Canada's been in a few seasons. That non-personal attachment to a country makes a difference 😅
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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #63 on: April 11, 2023, 07:40:18 AM »
If RatW3 were a TARCAN season, then it would easily be in the top half alongside 1/2/4/RttCotE.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #64 on: April 11, 2023, 05:44:13 PM »
I'm really enjoying this season, love how hitchhiking is a big means of transport. I do think the season will slow in quality as they head east into the easier to navigate part of Canada.

I reckon we're gonna have S4 in Australia, maybe Perth to Cairns, could be India, maybe Delhi to Kerala or even Sri Lanka.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #65 on: April 11, 2023, 07:49:31 PM »
If anyone has the LINKS please let me know and I'll add them in the usual place,

Thanks!
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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #66 on: April 21, 2023, 02:51:21 PM »
I'm really enjoying this season, love how hitchhiking is a big means of transport. I do think the season will slow in quality as they head east into the easier to navigate part of Canada.

I reckon we're gonna have S4 in Australia, maybe Perth to Cairns, could be India, maybe Delhi to Kerala or even Sri Lanka.

Agreed, and maybe even tacking on New Zealand to round off the course.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #67 on: May 10, 2023, 04:04:59 PM »
If one were to give the seasons marks:

1 = A
3 = A-
2 = C+

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #68 on: July 27, 2023, 02:36:47 PM »
The long-delayed Celebrity Race Across the World has filmed and had its cast revealed - it's a way higher calibre of celeb than I expected! All four celebs are actually notable unlike some recent "celebrity" casting choices I could care to name...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/2023/-celebrity-race-across-the-world-line-up

Marrakesh to Tromsų is the route, and 24 countries are promised.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #69 on: July 27, 2023, 03:39:10 PM »
Anyone have S3 links and could they be added to that "place"?
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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #70 on: July 28, 2023, 07:06:40 AM »
The long-delayed Celebrity Race Across the World has filmed and had its cast revealed - it's a way higher calibre of celeb than I expected! All four celebs are actually notable unlike some recent "celebrity" casting choices I could care to name...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/2023/-celebrity-race-across-the-world-line-up

Marrakesh to Tromsų is the route, and 24 countries are promised.

Looking forward to this one.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #71 on: September 27, 2023, 09:55:52 PM »
The long-delayed Celebrity Race Across the World has filmed and had its cast revealed - it's a way higher calibre of celeb than I expected! All four celebs are actually notable unlike some recent "celebrity" casting choices I could care to name...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/2023/-celebrity-race-across-the-world-line-up

Marrakesh to Tromsų is the route, and 24 countries are promised.

Looking forward to this one.

Already airing for those who are interested.
It's Wed 9PM show on BBC1.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #72 on: September 27, 2023, 10:27:38 PM »
It is already 2 episodes in the season.

Amazed by the Celebrity composition that were invited.

Only 4 teams, fewer than the "ordinary" people seasons, so I don's expect we'll see a mid-season elimination through it, unless someone runs out of budget before the finish line.
3 Teams racing with older parents, and the the younger team, features someone with disabilities who wears prosthesis, so it seems we have very equal footing here.
Curious how they will accomplish the promised 24 countries. 

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #73 on: October 20, 2023, 05:19:26 AM »
With TAR US, TAR OZ and this airing on the same day of the week, it's been a bit hard to follow.
Finale is next week, really curious who will be the winner, as placements have shifted around and budget levels of all teams are really close among them.

Hoping no one gets stranded right before the finish line.

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Re: "Race Around the World"
« Reply #74 on: October 25, 2023, 06:56:09 PM »
That was fun a season, sad that one of teams had to leave due to family emergency.
But all the oldies made it through, and the teams that made into the finish line all finished quite close to each other.
Yes and entire European route, allowed them to fit a lot of countries as they`re geographically closer together, budgets were pushed to the limit.
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