Ten Worst Challenge Twists Ever

Each season, we see the format get tweaked a little bit. While some elements of the game have become mainstays since their introduction (like eliminations or overnight finals), others only appeared once or for a  handful of seasons. These are the elements introduced to trick cast members and make a season different from its predecessors. A twist isn’t going to be the core format of … Continue reading Ten Worst Challenge Twists Ever

Ten People Basically Edited Out of Seasons

The second half of Total Madness saw Dee vanish from our screens. Production stated they would continue airing the season “as normal,” but clearly there has been a lot of chopping on the edit. Camila received a similar edit on Dirty Thirty after her racist tirade, receiving no confessionals. Meanwhile, other competitors have appeared on Challenges but barely got any recognition. While they never formally … Continue reading Ten People Basically Edited Out of Seasons

10 Most Embarrassing Elimination Losses

The Challenge has given us a lot of opportunities for people to prove themselves. Sometimes, we see people thrive under pressure. Other times, we see people fumble and lose when the odds were in their favor. Here are some of the elimination losses that are embarrassing for the loser involved. All factors will be considered, such as the elimination itself and the relationship between the … Continue reading 10 Most Embarrassing Elimination Losses

10 Competitors Who’ve Never Seen a Final But Should Return

Some competitors come onto The Challenge with a lot of potential. They might win a daily challenge, win eliminations, or just come across as super likable. At some point in the competition they get eliminated, then the calls stop coming, and they haven’t been back to The Challenge in a while. Here are ten people who viewers want to see return to The Challenge even … Continue reading 10 Competitors Who’ve Never Seen a Final But Should Return

Wes Bergmann: Every Season Ranked

War of the Worlds 2 has been a hard season for Wes. In three short episodes he went from having a slew of “secret” alliances to securing safety in the Tribunal to having his alliances questioned to an overnight stay in the hospital to getting blindsided in elimination to getting eliminated by Bear. That’s a lot for one person, but it’s not surprising it happened … Continue reading Wes Bergmann: Every Season Ranked

Nany Gonzalez: One of the Best Competitors or One of the Worst?

Looking at the War of the Worlds 2 cast, we have a couple of returning competitors who do not have the “Champion” title. For the guys, Leroy has the most appearances without a win. For the girls, Nany holds the title. I wanted to look into Nany’s history to determine if she’s a good competitor with bad luck or one of the worst competitors. Nany … Continue reading Nany Gonzalez: One of the Best Competitors or One of the Worst?

10 Competitors Who Were Supposed to Become Regulars

Every so often we see new competitors come onto The Challenge and make a big splash. They are people who attract attention in fairly organic ways. Usually, they’re people who are naturally dramatic or charismatic but often find themselves in the middle or real game drama. Or maybe they’re people who like to hook up, but find themselves making enemies due to their flirtatious nature. … Continue reading 10 Competitors Who Were Supposed to Become Regulars

Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy

MTV loves to remind us that Dirty Thirty, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning are a trilogy. Though most of the connections between the three seasons seem forced, fans have accepted these three seasons as a cohesive unit. For this reason, I am going to be ranking every single cast member from these shows. My rankings will be based on a number of factors such as: prominence … Continue reading Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy

11 People Who Could Be Johnny Bananas’s Partner

On episode one of Final Reckoning, we saw Johnny Bananas without a partner. I’ve already addressed where his original partner went here, but TJ has officially announced he will be receiving a replacement partner. This shouldn’t be a surprise. Production isn’t just going to let their main star leave the show due to a missing partner. Especially someone like Bananas who has no shortage of … Continue reading 11 People Who Could Be Johnny Bananas’s Partner

Ten Challengers Who We Thought Would Do Better

Every so often, we’re introduced to a newbie who seems perfect for The Challenge. Maybe they had an athletic past, seemed to be a political mastermind, or had muscles for days. Then, they got their Challenge jerseys and flopped. These are those people who may not have the ability to reach the potential I thought they had: Laterrian: On the Extreme Challenge and Battle of … Continue reading Ten Challengers Who We Thought Would Do Better

Wes’s Elimination History: The Highs and the Lows

This week we saw Wes face Devin in elimination and pull off a win, leaving him with a 5-0 record on Champs vs. Stars/Pros spin off series. Added to his 13-6 elimination record on the regular Challenge, and Wes has an impressive 19 wins with a total of 25 elimination appearances. This is record-making material, so of course we’ve seen some highs and lows throughout … Continue reading Wes’s Elimination History: The Highs and the Lows

The Challenge XXX: Top Moments from Episode 12

A full elimination and a full challenge in one episode! Just in the wrong order. 1. Decide on the Fly Now that Nelson is off the table, the winners need to vote someone else into the Presidio. Hunter sticks with his original vote for Jordan, but CT, Kailah, and Camila all vote in Dario. For the ladies, Hunter burns his vote on Jemmye while the … Continue reading The Challenge XXX: Top Moments from Episode 12