Another season of The Challenge is embarking, and in an era of COVID, The Challenge must move forward. As I always do with cast reveals, I am going to give credit to the team at Vevmo. While I know a lot of the names on the cast, I’d never get the full list without their inside knowledge. If you’re interested in casting, formate, and eliminations … Continue reading The Challenge 36: Official Cast
On Vendettas we MTV grab competitors from outside sources. Big Brother and MTV UK seemed to be their new initiative, and viewers were introduced to some new faces and accents. War of the Worlds rolled around. We got a bunch of new UK faces, and eve more showed up for War of the World 2. Each time an international contestant would show up on The … Continue reading Is it Time to Retire the UK Cast Members?
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
With seven rings comes a lot of speculation. Fans, spoiler accounts, and cast members have been discussing the idea that this season was rigged for Bananas to win since the cast had been discovered. Please keep in mind, this is a collection of speculation that had existed independently from me. I am not confirming nor denying the claims, but there are some facts and a … Continue reading Was Total Madness Rigged for Bananas to Win?
The final is here! Rather than a top five moments, this is going to be a highlight reel. The top moment is the final, so enjoy the recap. The cast shows up dressed in their parkas and snow pants. It’s going to be a cold one. 9,000 feet of elevation and twelve miles through the snow. Day one: Competitors must ski through the snow and … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 16
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
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?
Three people remain without skulls. Will anyone get a red one? 1. A Long Weight This week we have a double elimination, and the challenge is “screw your enemy style.” In Running Out of Time, competitors run to a pile of rubbish and pick up a piece. They throw it in their opponent’s bin so their opponents have heavy bins to hold. Once TJ blows the … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 14
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
Each season of The Challenge, we get some newbies thrown into the mix. Typically, we get a bunch of sacrificial lambs, but we occasionally we see newbies who intimidate the veterans. Sometimes these people live up to the expectations, other times their popcorn muscles turn them into flops. This week we saw Fessy take out Jordan, proving he’s a solid competitor. Sure, Jordan did have … Continue reading Ten Most Feared Challenge Rookies