For years The Challenge has featured people from all walks of life. Stemming from The Real World, we were bound to find to LGBTQ competitors come onto the show. While The Challenge isn’t the perfect example of equality, they’ve been allowing LGBTQ competitors to compete openly on the show since its inception. While major sports have only recently allowed their athletes to speak about their … Continue reading Ten of the Best Queer Moments The Challenge Has Seen
Swaggy is gone, Bayleigh is still there, even if just physically. 1. Grid Locked In Blocked In the cast is split in half and they are completing a puzzle. Competitors need to move black cars vertically or horizontally so they can free a red car. Once the red car is free, time stops. The entire winning team forms the “Tri”bunal. The first team designates Rogan … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 13
Each week, I see the same comment echoed among Challenge fans: oh yea, Kaycee’s here? It seems like Big Brother 20 winner Kaycee Clarke is playing The Challenge with a similar approach to Big Brother. She’s laying low, making friends, and avoiding drama. For the most part, this has kept her off screen, but she’s doing well thus far. In fact, it seems like the … Continue reading Is Kaycee a Floater or Challenge Master?
Last week’s episode was a mess. This week? A little less messy. At least it was 90 minutes. 1. In the Dumps This week’s challenge is called Tanks A Lot. The cast is divided into teams of three and have to carry as much trash as they can across a field and fill a dumpster. TJ tells them when to stop, and the two teams with … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 12
Episode 1: The Holy Trinity is introduced. Nany, Kailah, and Jenna. Episode 9: Nany is in the Tribunal. Somehow, both Kailah and Jenna set into Purgatory. Both girls get sent home. Clearly, Nany is in some shit right now. Her two biggest allies have gone home and she has no influence in the game. She couldn’t get the Tribunal to keep her friends safe even … Continue reading Kailah & Jenna Are Gone: Is Nany Screwed?
Last week, two males left. How many girls will go this week? 1. Dead Rat’s Float The cast shows up for their challenge, but TJ tells Big T, who split her toe open last week, she is unfit to compete. So Big T is sent home and the cast is playing Tunnel Rats. The goal is to jump down a chute into a sewer, swim down … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 9
We pick up after an unnecessary cliffhanger. 1. The Number Two Girl Jenna is preparing to go into Purgatory, and Tori’s convinced she’s the girl to take Jenna out. At deliberation, Tori asks to be sent in. Most of the cast agrees, then Nelson speaks up. Firstly, he apologizes to Aneesa for freaking out on her during the Fast & Furious challenge. His statement starts off sincere, … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 7
Last week, we saw Jenna on the verge of quitting. In fact, she told Zach she was going to leave the game. Tears were shed, feelings were hurt, and Jewel was played. Despite this, Jenna remained in the competition. TJ asked if anyone wanted to quit prior to the Fast & Furious competition. All eyes were on Jenna, but she didn’t leave. She didn’t win … Continue reading Is Jenna Here to Play the Game?
We’re back in action after Jay took a heavy blow. 1. Mocking Jay Jay is able to stand up after Rogan knocked him over during the Fire Ball elimination. He gets his second ball, but he just shoots for the basket and misses. Then, for his third ball he tries the same, and Rogan slams into him anyway. Jay missed all three of his balls and … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 6
CT’s gone, but the competition goes on. 1. Say It, Don’t Spray It The Challenge opens with Bear continuing to chase Kailah. To impress Kailah, he sprays a fire extinguisher into her room. This forces Kailah and her roommates Jenna, Nany, and Ashley out of the room and they’re mad. Ashley, whose mouth is full of extinguisher chemicals, spits them out in Bear’s face. Mattie … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 4
Jay has won the first elimination of the season and he’s the first person to have a red skull engraved on his helmet. This means he’s allowed to compete in the final because he has emerged victorious from an elimination. He’s probably not screwed at this point in the game, at least no more screwed than he was to begin with. On the other hand, … Continue reading Who Will Be Screwed By the Red Skull Twist?
I’ve done this with prior seasons, so now I’m going to be taking a look at stats for the players on Total Madness. For this list, I can only really look at the returners with prior Challenge experience. The newcomers will have a brief bio based upon their prior experiences and relationships with existing cast members. They don’t have stats direct stats toward The Challenge, … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Challenger Stats