Not Meant for the Swamp
Last time on the Race,
the teams hustled to Sweden and had fun with gravity and
tossing rings before giving new meaning to the term "blowin'
up overseas". Meanwhile, the worst Roadblock in Amazing
Race history was revisited, leaving Gary & Matt in the
back of the pack. The Race now continues with the
Globetrotters out in front.
BOGS GARD FARM
0223 LOCAL TIME
It's Flight Time for
Flight Time & Big Easy... or is it?
CRUISE TO TALLINN!
Cross the Baltic Sea to Tallinn,
Estonia! Once there, find the Mustpeade and use these keys to open
the door to your next clue.
CAUTION! SPEED BUMP AHEAD!
The Trotters get someone else to do
the trotting for them. Unfortunately, the first boat to Tallinn
leaves at 5:45 in the afternoon. So much for the lead.
One by one, the teams arrive at the ferry
dock, waiting all the while for the boat to leave at 5:45... and we're
Sixteen long hours later...
... the boat arrives and
we race to Mustpeade. It's a long run, and the Trotters
go from first to worst. Out in front: Meghen & Cheyne.
They reach the Mustpeade, where they find the Speed Bump
for Gary & Matt... All of the other teams will get...
WHO CAN SOLVE A
Descend into the cellar and find
a candelabra with a room number attached. Go to that room and get a
scroll from a member of the Brotherhood of the Black Heads. (If you
hold it to the candlelight,) It will reveal your next clue.
Cheyne and Sam tackle the mystery. Gary &
Matt will have to tackle this first.
TIME TO SWEAT THE
Find the Saunabuss, strip down,
and take a five minute sauna with a group of locals. Once you have
finished, you will be allowed to continue with the Race.
While they look for the bus, Flight Time
and Ericka look for a candelabra. Flight Time was the first to get the
scroll, but he doesn't really get the hint. Cheyne DOES get the hint,
but it takes a while.
Meanwhile, Matt eyes a pretty young thang.
Back at the hall, though, Cheyne finds
... and heads out to join Meghan. Ericka
does likewise with her partner.
Gary & Matt are finished with the five
minutes... meaning we're finished with the tall blonde hotness. Awww.
Matt heads down to the fellowship hall and has to choose a
"candle-o-bra." He finally finds one, albeit by accident.
Meghan & Cheyne ... and Brian & Ericka...
purposefully find this...
SERVE or SLING?
SERVE: Play a round of volleyball
against a local team in the bogs outside the village of Keava. Score
five points to earn your next clue.
SLING: Use a slingshot to fire
vegetables at a moose target. When you make a direct hit, a table
below will collapse, dumping a pile of cabbages - and your next clue
- on the ground.
If you wish, you may perform your
chosen Detour in your underwear.
Brian & Ericka and Meghan & Cheyne decide
to SERVE. Meghan & Cheyne leave Brian & Ericka by the wayside with THEIR
cab! Brian & Ericka find another cab, and Ericka decides to find Brian a
new set of balls. Meanwhile, Sam & Dan and the Trotters are racing
toward the next clue box. Once there, both teams decide to serve. And
both teams find the same taxi.. and both teams begrudgingly share it.
Meanwhile, the "underwear clause" of the
Detour clue puzzle the Racers.
And once again, Gary & Matt are
completely lost. They do find the box and decide to SLING.
Meghan & Cheyne are the first to play bog
ball... and they're surprisingly adept at it. Even if it is hard to move
around in it. Meghan keeping giving it a little tweak before finally
getting back into the swing of things.
The other teams follow the marked path...
or at least look for one.. to find the bogs. Meanwhile, Meghan & Cheyne
win the Detour and get out of the bogs to get...
MAKE YOUR WAY TO
THE PIT STOP!
Run further up the hill to the
Pit Stop for this leg of the Race, the Keava Raba Overlook Tower.
WARNING! The last team to check
in MAY BE ELIMINATED!
Meghan & Cheyne make a run for it
KEAVA RABA OVERLOOK TOWER
... lock in the pole
position for a red cedar sauna... You know, because they
missed out on the sauna bus.
The other Racers finally find their
marked path, while Gary & Matt are praying for a miracle. While Flight &
Big are hoping to intimidate, Sam & Dan... are busy scoping out the guy
Brian & Ericka see the mud bog and decide
to shoot off instead. Flight & Big may be tall and imposing, but they
can't volley for jack. As for Sam & Dan... big sticks, no love. Big Easy
finally scores on a play. So do Sam & Dan. But Flight & Big score the
five first and head to the Pit Stop! Sam & Dan are not too far behind,
so it's literally a race... and the Trotters are racing the wrong way.
Who'll be the first to the point? It's...
Sam & Dan! They're #2, while the Trotters, who get injured running to
the lookout, get #3. The supposed "elbow play" turns into an altercation
at the Pit Stop. Or at least as close as one you're going to get in the
Race. After all, there is some decorum.
Gary & Matt run to the bog and start
shooting... just as Brian & Ericka stop. Ebony & Ivory will take two and
two, while Pinky & the Brain will be the last team to check in. This
time, it's the end of the Race for them. But at least they had fun, and
aside from the million, they had fun and shared a once-in-a-lifetime
AFTER LEG 9: VASBY, SWEDEN
to KEAVA, ESTONIA
Meghan & Cheyne (+1) - Trips to Aspen & Vail, Trip to Jamaica
(FF), Personal watercraft, Sauna
2) Sam & Dan (+2) - Sand buggies
3) Flight Time & Big Easy (-2) - Trip to Aruba,
Trip to Turks & Caicos
4) Brian & Ericka (FLAT)
ELIMINATED) Gary & Matt (-1) - Kayak
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