It wasn’t too long ago that Rivals 2 was gracing our TV screen. The blog even existed during the airing of that season, so it seems very recent to me. But it was actually five years ago, and it has been long enough to see the impact this season had on The Challenge. To fully understand the impact of Rivals 2 we will have to … Continue reading Game Changers: Rivals 2
Now that the season is over, the final is episode has aired, and you’ve had the time to watch it, I’d like to congratulate the winners of Rivals 2 and post some facts about them. After a long and tough season, CT & Wes and Emily & Paula emerged victorious. Johnny Bananas even said that the teams who deserved to win this season won. Though … Continue reading Congratulations to the Winners of Rivals 2!
All-in-all this live reunion was fairly repetitive. We didn’t learn a whole lot of new information, especially if you’ve watched the Aftershows. But here are the new tidbits of information that we did learn: Tidbit 1: The winners are happy they won. Tidbit 2: Paula knows how to pick good rivals and exes. She is glad to have been paired with Evelyn, Emily, and powerhouse … Continue reading Rivals 2: Reunion Moments
Picking up were we left off last week, the winners of Rivals 2 were crowned last night. 1. Dead at Sea Johnny & Frank and Marlon & Jordan were racing to the yacht to claim the final spot in the final challenge. Knowing they were slightly behind, the rookies were trying frantically to catch up with Johnny & Frank. Luck was not on their side … Continue reading Rivals 2 Episode 12: Top 5 Moments
Rivals 2 had quite a few twists along the way, more than many of the other Challenge seasons. On episode 11 TJ mentioned that the teams who finished in third on the first leg of the final would not advance to following legs of the final. Camila and Jemmye are already done with the final, and at the end of the episode Marlon & Jordan … Continue reading In Defense of the Third Place Twist
One girls team heads home, and remaining teams are faced with many twists and turns prior to the final challenge. 1. The Last Thread We pick up right were episode 10 left off. Diem & Aneesa vs. Camila & Jemmye in the Hanging By a Thread Jungle. As soon as the teams are turned upside down, Aneesa & Diem panic because they can’t reach the … Continue reading Rivals 2 Episode 11: Top 5 Moments
For the first time ever MTV is releasing a season of The Challenge on DVD. The Rivals 2 DVD is available for pre-order now. It promises to include all 12 episodes and “special features” (which will likely just be The Shit They Should Have Shown and Reunion). Still, it’s exciting to see The Challenge available on DVD, even if it’s only just the most recent … Continue reading Rivals 2 Coming to DVD