There Are A Lot of Nuts
Six teams make their way to Oman, where a
lull in the action gives Chad the moment of a lifetime, proposing to
Stephanie. Together, Team Very Recently Engaged punch in as Team #1,
while Miss KY & Dad Gary & Mallory punch out as the last team to arrive.
Now we're down to five as the Race continues from the Middle East.
AL ALAM PALACE
1110 LOCAL TIME
Chad & Stephanie kick Leg 9 off with
FLY TO BANGLADESH!
Fly more than 2000 miles to the
city of Dhaka, Bangladesh, the most densely populated city in the
world. Once you arrive, make your way to Sundarban Square
Supermarket and find a sugarcane press. Once you do, you must press
enough cane to make a full mug of sugarcane juice that one of you
must drink in order to receive your next clue.
WARNING! Somewhere on this leg
you will encounter a DOUBLE U-TURN!
Nat is a diabetic, which may
make this task hard. The other departure times...
Jill & Thomas (Team No I'M
Nick & Vicki (Team Ick): 1257
Brook & Claire (Team HSN): 1336
Nat & Kat (The Rhyming Docs): 1536
And it looks like all of the
teams will end up on the same flight that will put them in Bangladesh
tomorrow at noon, except for the Rhyming Docs, who end up flying to
Dubai, AND Jill & Thomas, who end up on a flight that will arrive at 5a.
Meanwhile, Chad & Stephanie
take a chill break at a fast-food place known for their mixed-dairy
treats. We can't say what the place is, but we can say that there's a
blizzard in the desert.
Nick & Vicki take the second
flight that connects through Dubai up from under Team HSN.
Over in Dubai, the Rhyming
Docs end up... on the same flight as the other teams.
Flight: Team No I'M Right!
2nd Flight: Team Ick
3rd Flight: Team Very-Recently Engaged, The Rhyming Docs, Team HSN
It's 6 in the morning, and
it looks more like 9 as Jill & Thomas head to market to chug down
sugarcane. They have no problem cranking sugar. Thomas has no problem
chugging the stuff, and they get this...
BALANCED MEAL or
BALANCED MEAL: Pick up
30 stacked and filled tiffin carriers and take them by boat to a
larger boat in the harbor. After lifting the lunches to the boat,
take 10 empty carriers back to shore where you can exchange them for
the next clue.
BALANCED BRICKS: Unload
bricks from a brick barge and carry them to a shop in the market in
baskets on your head. Once you have 100 unbroken bricks, you will
receive your next clue.
Jill & Thomas balance
bricks, and on the way to the barge, they discover a whiff of sweating,
dead animals, and other... such things... They end up counting out 100
bricks while dodging whatever it is that's in their way... and it's a
lot of whatever it is, I should say.
WALK TO DHAKA RIVER
Make your way on foot to Dhaka
River Port, where you will receive your next clue.
WARNING! U-TURN AHEAD!
Back in Dubai, the Docs wake
up HSN and Engaged. HSN doesn't know it, but Jill & Thomas just U-TURNED
them! They'll find out soon enough, but right now...
BIKE YOURSELVES TO
Take a bicycle rickshaw to Nazira
Bazaar, where you will receive your next clue.
Once they get there, the
flight from Dubai leaves (thanks, editing). But even leads that are nigh
impossible to overcome are still privy to the winds of the Race.
WHO KNOWS THEIR WAY
AROUND A WRENCH?
Enter Tekka Mistiri Rickshaw
Garage and properly assemble a cycle rickshaw using all of the tools
given in order to receive your next clue.
Jill heads into the garage
and starts to work. The tools provided...
Give Jill credit, she really
knows her way around a wrench.
Nick & Vicki arrive and head
to the market and their detour after Nick chugs down sugarcane juice.
They go with Balanced Meal for their Detour.
Thomas makes nice with the
locals, while Jill finishes up her rickshaw. She forgot her chain. She
needs that to continue.
The Icks deliver their
tiffin meals, while the last three teams arrive at the market (again,
Jill & Thomas FINALLY find
the chain, and the garage master is happy to hand this over...
MAKE YOUR WAY TO
THE NEXT PIT STOP!
Make your way to Lalbagh Fort, a
300-year-old palace fortress in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is the PIT
STOP for this Leg of the Race.
WARNING! The last team to check
in here MAY BE ELIMINATED!
Nick & Vicki are delivering
food, while the others toast on sugarcane to still being in this thing.
They all decide to do some balanced meal.
Team No I'M Right! run to
the music to greet Phil and the bandleader. They return the favor... as
TEAM #1! They win a $7500 Discover gift card each!
Back on the Race, the Icks
are a machine getting their tiffins where they need to go. They head to
the U-TURN and give Chad & Stephanie the bad news.... or not. It's time
to head to the bazaar.
Nick takes to the garage
like a natural while the others deliver some food to a boat. The Rhyming
Docs get an idea to deliver the food using their straps, which gives
them a great advantage. Nick forgets his chain as well... and finds him.
And after a choice word not suitable for broadcast, they head to the Pit
Nat & Kat arrive at the
U-TURN and give Chad & Stephanie the bad news...
HSN finish their
deliveries.... but check this out...
BROOK & CLAIRE!
Courtesy of Jill &
Nick & Vicki pull down the
Meanwhile, Nat takes the
Detour, having built things bought from IKEA. And Chad & Stephanie...
are lost... but not nearly as lost as they think they are. In fact,
they're just in time for...
CHAD & STEPHANIE!
Courtesy of Nat & Kat
HSN finally finish their
second Detour and head back to the bazaar, just as Chad & Steph are
starting. And it looks like they may not make it to happily ever after
if the bricks have their way.
And Brook & Claire... same
Chad breaks one of his
Brook & Claire meet up with
Nat & Kat at the Roadblock, while Chad & Stephanie hustle to catch up.
Now it's a race.
Nat forgets her wheels as
Stephanie starts on her rickshaw. And Chad, not being one to be left
out... or silent... gives us some heckling. "BIG SMART DOCTOR CAN'T PUT
A BICYCLE TOGETHER." Stay classy, Chad.
Nat & Kat are the first of
three to finish and head to the Pit Stop. Stephanie has issues with her
seat, while Brook is trying to finish her bell...
(And a special hello to
everyone just tuning in for "Undercover Boss"; your program will start
Stephanie doesn't give up,
and now it's a race to the Pit Stop. Who'll be the first to meet Phil
and the band?
The answer... after Nat &
Kat check in at third.
Night falls, and the fourth
team to meet Phil... by a HAIR... BROOK & CLAIRE!
That leaves Team Very
Recently Engaged, who check in right after. They gave it their all and
never gave up. Chad doesn't win the million, but he is still the richest
man in the world, winning the love of a good woman along the way. But
the Race continues...
AFTER LEG 9: MUSCAT, OMAN
to DHAKA, BANGLADESH
1) Jill & Thomas (+1) - Express Pass [USED], Brazil,
$15,000 Discover GC
2) Nick & Vicki (+1)
3) Nat & Kat (+2) - Belize, Costa Rica, $5000
4) Brook & Claire (EVEN) - Hawai'i
ELIMINATED) Chad & Stephanie (-4)
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