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
The stage is set for the final elimination of the season. Jemmye & Camila vs. Diem & Aneesa. After a season of battling, only one team will see the Rivals 2 final. So the question I’m asking is not who you think will win the final elimination round. The question is who deserves to be in the final. Jemmy & Camila– They’ve won one mission … Continue reading Diem & Aneesa or Jemmye & Camila- Who Deserves The Final?
All season long we’ve seen the rivals teams compete in various challenges, and Paula and Emily won the majority of them. This week we saw Cooke and Cara Maria snag their first win, securing a place in the final. Color Correction, the challenge Cooke and Cara Maria won, has the strongest resemblance to a final out of any challenge done this season. They had to … Continue reading Cooke and Cara Maria… the Team to Beat?
This episode was called True Colors, but it was really just the Diem saga. Let’s check out the top 5 moments. 1. I See Your True Colors This week’s challenge was named True Colors but it was really just extreme Simon. Only the girls competed, because the 3 remaining male teams are already in the Jungle. The teams had to run a mile on the … Continue reading Rivals 2 Episode 10: Top 5 Moments
This week we saw Wes and CT criticizing Johnny after a poor performance during the Rampage challenge. Sure, Johnny did poorly, but he wasn’t so terrible that he came in last place. Still, other people viewed this as a sign that Johnny is getting old and out of shape. Wes and CT did really well on the challenge. In fact, they finished so quickly that … Continue reading Who’s The Most Out of Shape?
The challenges are getting down to the wire! Last night found out which 3 males will be competing in the final and who will fall in love before the final. Also, Jemmye said almost nothing on this episode. 1. Seizing The Diem CT and Diem know that there is an attraction between each other, but Diem is reluctant to act on it. One night, while … Continue reading Rivals 2 Episode 9: Top 5 Moments