War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2, and War of the Worlds 3 Total Madness. They were supposed to be a War trilogy, but production changed their minds at the last minute. They may be remembered for the jerseys covered in country flags or they might become the trilogy of Tribunals. These three seasons saw an influx of rookies onto the show, from … Continue reading Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked
Coming to you from an exotic Zoom chat, we have the Total Madness reunion! Hosted by Vernon Davis. Jenny doesn’t consider herself a champion. She says you need to win a handful of times to be called a “Champion.” Obviously she’s unaware of Champs. vs. Stars. Bananas was worried he’d never see another final again let alone win it. Bayleigh confirmed she sprained her knee … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Everything Important from the Reunion
Four Big Brother 20 cast members entered Total Madness. We’re now down to nine people and three of them are from BB20. For a rookie cast, this is pretty remarkable. It’s been a while since we’ve had such a big group of rookies coming from one show, but it was quite common when The Real World was feeding into The Challenge. On The Inferno 4 … Continue reading Three Big Brother 20 Cast Mates are in the Total Madness Final
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
Couples have a hard time in The Challenge, coming with obvious allies. Total Madness has dissolved the target, making Red Skulls the priority, and Swaleigh has been able survive eleven weeks without either seeing elimination. Bayleigh and Swaggy C came into the game hot. Bayleigh questioned Jay during the first deliberation and made it clear that an enemy of Swaggy was an enemy of her’s. … Continue reading Bayleigh & Swaggy C: Can They Make the Final?
On Total Madness, we saw two titans work together. Wes seemed to be Banana’s biggest ally this season, but he ultimately faced Bananas in a elimination. Wes chose to go in, and it could have been totally avoided. The edit of the show tries to make you believe Wes was frustrated with Bananas. Wes won his way into the Tribunal, and Bananas wanted to take … Continue reading Why Did Wes Choose to Compete Against Bananas
Five people gone in two weeks. Will the melt continue? 1. Striking Questions It’s TJ’s favorite time of the game! Trivia. This week’s challenge is called Thrown Off and has the cast clinging onto missiles. They’re asked a series of trivia questions. Get one wrong, you get a strike. Get one right, you give the strike to someone else. The first strike will make the missile … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 10
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
Flirting, fire, and salami. 1. Meat Your Match The episode opens with the cast training, particularly with Cory, Nelson, and Wes running sprints. They’re on the turf, which starts to bunch up like a rug. Jordan yells at the them for ruining the turf, and Wes tells Jordan to stop being an asshole. Wes and Jordan get into an argument where Wes tells Jordan not … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 5
Last week’s twists lead to this week’s drama. 1. Trucking Along This week’s challenge is called Decode and Detonate. Each competitor has an answer key with a series of symbols. They symbols correspond to letters, and they must memorize their symbols and run to the answer key to decode their clue. The first male and female to decode their puzzles will be able to explode a … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 3
The Red Skull twist is in full effect, and the game is on! 1. Bombs Away The challenge is called Airdrop Extraction and the cast is split into seven teams of three. Heat one requires teams to transport 15 crates across a one mile course. The top there teams advance to part two where they fly in a helicopter and throw nine crates onto a target. … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 2