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
Over the past two seasons, we’ve come to know Jenny West on The Challenge. She’s incredibly sweet, understanding of others, able to celebrate the successes of others, and on the show to compete. Sure, she’s made some bad moves in the game, but people have committed worse crimes. Because she comes across as such a nice person, I was happy to see her win. If … Continue reading Jenny West: Most Predictable Winner We’ve Seen in Ages
Eleven remain, but that’s too many. 1. Pinheads The challenge is called Crash Course. It’s basically bowling, but instead of a ball, there’s a stunt car. Instead of pins, there’s three barrels for each competitor with a Challenger standing atop. The goal is to knock over as many barrels as possible by pulling the e-brake and skidding into the barrels. In the event of a tie, … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 15
The end of the season is rapidly approaching, and all eleven remaining players have their Red Skulls. For some people, they’ve been training for a final. Others are clinging onto prayers to get through it. Not all of the remaining competitors will be able to run the final, but they all have the minimum requirements to compete. As it stands now, some people are huge … Continue reading Who’s Ready to Run the Total Madness Final?
If you watched Episode 14 of Total Madness, you might notices some questionable decisions. Aneesa gets voted into elimination, goes home, and Cory gets bumped out of the Tribunal. At the beginning, viewers are led to believe Cory wants to be in the Tribunal to have the most appearances in there. There may be a kernel of truth to this statement, but the achievement isn’t … Continue reading Why Was Aneesa Eliminated on Total Madness?
After nine seasons on the show, Nany lost another elimination. Once again, she made it far into the game, but once again she’s out close to the final. If we’re being really honest with ourselves, her Challenge record is pretty awful. Nine seasons, nine elimination losses, three wins, and one final. The only time she saw a final was on Free Agents. On that season … Continue reading Is Nany Cut Out for The Challenge?
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
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
In wake of Dee getting cancelled, MTV has taken to removing other cast members from TV shows. Most notably, Cory & Taylor’s Teen Mom special was cancelled last week after Taylor’s racists tweets resurfaced. Seista Keys star Alex Kompothecras was let go after racially insensitive social media posts, including one using the n-word, resurfaced. Unlike Dee, these are all old posts. They predate their time … Continue reading Jordan and Other Cast Members Receive Punishment for Racially Insensitive Comments
It seems the saga with Dee continues. After MTV severed ties with her earlier this week, Dee has reduced her output on social media. This does not mean she’s been inactive. According to an article on Page Six, Dee’s management company looking into pursuing legal action. Nothing has been formally ordered yet, but she does have a lawyer looking into possibilities. Since receiving backlash for … Continue reading Dee May Pursue Legal Action After Being Fired from MTV
Over the past week and weekend, Dee posted a series of racially insensitive tweets in wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, murder of George Floyd, and injustices to the black community. MTV’s official Challenge Twitter has announced they’re severing their ties with Dee: This season of The Challenge will continuing airing as normal, but beyond this, Dee is gone. The whole Twitter fiasco has … Continue reading Dee Nguyen Banned From The Challenge
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