Is Jordan the Greatest Challenger of All Time?

Jordan is cocky, arrogant, rude, and great at this game. In his five season on the show, he has won three times. This means he has won as many times as CT, won more money than CT, but done it in less than half the number of seasons as CT. Bananas may have won more than Jordan, but Bananas currently has a 32% win rate. … Continue reading Is Jordan the Greatest Challenger of All Time?

Cutthroat: One of the Best or Worst Seasons?

In The Challenge world, season 30 was a spectacle. It was a marking of the show’s success and a sign of its longevity. Just ten seasons earlier, when the show hit seasons twenty, the milestone was ignored. Season 20 gave us the theme “Cutthroat.” It was a unique theme, and one that’s beloved by many longterm fans. Despite the lasting impact, the season was somewhat … Continue reading Cutthroat: One of the Best or Worst Seasons?

10 Side Plotlines You May Have Forgotten

Most seasons of The Challenge are remembered for one or two main storylines. War of the Worlds 2 will be remembered for “Cara’s Cult” vs. the Bananas/Jordan’s alliance and Jordan proposing to Tori. Meanwhile, most seasons have some lesser storylines that are forgotten over time. These are minor fights that are ignored after a couple of episodes, relationships that never come to formation, or competitors … Continue reading 10 Side Plotlines You May Have Forgotten

Game Changers: Dirty Thirty

Dirty Thirty seems like a very recent season to me, but we’ve now seen four seasons following it. It’s safe to say this season had a long-term impact of the Challenge series and its effects still impact current seasons. I would even argue that this season began the modern era of The Challenge and retired a few elements of older seasons. Looking back on the … Continue reading Game Changers: Dirty Thirty

Every Challenge Season Renamed as a Friends Episode

Welcome to 2020, and we’re beginning the year with a brief break between Challenge seasons. Don’t worry, Season 35 is on the way (rumored in March), but you won’t be able to fill your time by watching Friends on Netflix. That show has left the streaming service, but it has certainly left an impression on the landscape of television. As fun activity, I’m going to … Continue reading Every Challenge Season Renamed as a Friends Episode

Twenty Most Important Challengers of the Decade

With 2020 right around the corner, it only seems right to remember the past decade of Challenges. To do this, I want to celebrate the twenty Challengers who made the biggest impact this decade. I am only assessing people based on shows aired from 2010-2019. In other words, it’s Fresh Meat 2 until War of the Worlds 2. So CT punching Adam doesn’t matter on … Continue reading Twenty Most Important Challengers of the Decade

The Challenge War of the Worlds 2: Top Moments from Episode 16

The end is here, but will the end come sooner for one competitor? 1. A Slow, Second Wind After collapsing at the end of last week’s episode, Paulie is back on his feet, but just barely. His team doesn’t even wait for him, they just keep moving. Eventually Paulie catches up and beings to walk with his team. Meanwhile, Team UK is at the final … Continue reading The Challenge War of the Worlds 2: Top Moments from Episode 16