Author Topic: TARCAN 9 Episode 9 (September 5, 2023) LIVE SHOW UPDATES and DISCUSSION THREAD!  (Read 1085 times)

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Offline Maanca

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Offline stunami

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Hum a first, this leg will be split in 2.. (I guess there's only 7 minutes left lol and we still have the task in the market to come....)

Kinda wish they did an extra leg instead of this....but I guess it's cheaper


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Hum a first, this leg will be split in 2.. (I guess there's only 7 minutes left lol and we still have the task in the market to come....)

Kinda wish they did an extra leg instead of this....but I guess it's cheaper

Was Toronto a megaleg?!

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Was Toronto a megaleg?!

There wasn't a distinct end for a first half. They were all in the middle of the alien task. Closer along the lines of the Finland-Ukraine leg. Weird.

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I'm super confused lol
Not only is Toronto already the most visited city in TARC history but why did they feel like we wanted to see 2 episodes of this?

I feel like there was a lot of filler on this episode.
What was the point of the whole Montreal stop if the destination in Toronto is closed already? 1h30 more sleep for the first 2 teams?
The stock market thing was super useless and could have been a 20 seconds spot.
The roadblock was great, but they spent a lot of time on it, the faceoff was meh and they spent a lot of time on it too.
Love the Alien task.
I wonder how many tasks we have left, just the market one and then pitstop??

Why not film 11 leg? And like if you are trying to save money, they could have done it KOR type with 2 cities that are close?? (Like one leg in Saguenay and one leg in Lac-St-Jean part... or one leg in Toronto and then KOR in Mississauga or around)
anywayyyyyy


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Looks like they're taking a page from TARUS' new playbook this season - Megalegs save on cost and accommodation.

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They're actually splitting 1 leg into 2 episodes. Huh.....
Still 11 episodes, but 10 legs? Interesting.
Wonder if it was budget issue of doing just a longer leg, instead of doing 2 legs.

BTW, sorry for those looking for the livestream links last night. Totally lost the track of time while packing. The episode was 2/3 done by the time I remembered it was airing. Will be flying out tomorrow. Just beware I might just miss posting the links the next two weeks as well, as that would be wed morning for me while in Asia, and I'm not sure about my schedule while there. Will be back in the western hemisphere just before TAR35 premieres.  [update: and I just realized the funny irony of this being a Toronto leg, as I'll have layover in YYZ both ways)

Splliting teams into 2 trains were silly at the start, when there was a freaking equalizer at the stock exchange. Teams running through Montreal station like blind chicken was fun, but almost pointless, unless is only for the psychological effect.
Amazed by how much Ty struggled at the pillar challenge. Kat was a great partner here.
So beyond that, half of the episode was basically the face-off, the scifi ARI is introduced, but only started, and all the drama is Ty & Kat being left as the last place at the end of the Face-Off.


Just weird.
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Not only is Toronto already the most visited city in TARC history but why did they feel like we wanted to see 2 episodes of this?

I did.  Nuts for me, eh?

Hotel X is a 5 min walk from my place-- I can see it from my balcony.  I think that's a bit cooler than seeing a windmill forty minutes outside of Windsor.

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A mega leg in Toronto, interesting. As most of you have said, this episode was boring and mostly filler. Hopefully the second half of this leg will be better.