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 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

Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge

Final Reckoning was the second consecutive season of The Challenge without a Real Worlder debuting on the show. Despite this, The Real World is still a huge presence on the show. With a new Real World season in the works, it seems possible that The Real World will remain a staple on The Challenge. Some of the Real Worlders who shined on their season fizzled … Continue reading Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge

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

10 Teams Who Underwhelmed

This week, we saw Jamie and Kellyanne earn last place in the Road to Nowhere challenge. This poor performance was not an outlier, as these two have been doing poorly for the bulk of this season. Perhaps their Jungle win will turn thing around, but right not they are not meeting expectations. They’re not the only team to underwhelm. Here’s a list of teams, in no order, … Continue reading 10 Teams Who Underwhelmed

Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 5

Half a challenge AND an elimination. A new record for this season! 1. The Last Limb The Out On a Limb challenge continues from last week, with a bunch of mediocre team competing. Bananas and Sarah almost complete the mission, though Sarah falls off the final platform. On the other hand, Johnny and Jessica as well as Jamie and Kellyanne fail to make it to the final … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 5

Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 3

A new episode of The Challenge. Which key Challenge element is missing? 1. Smashley Returns The cast goes to the club, and per usual they are the only ones there because it’s a Tuesday night. Ashley is feeling isolated because everyone else already has friends. She downs a few shots, and then sees Nicole leave to go somewhere with Jamie. That’s her boo, so she … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments From Episode 3

Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 2

An episode of The Challenge that has no challenge. 1. Winner Dinner After winning the first challenge, Vince and Jenna get a dinner as the first power team. Despite her excitement from winning, Jenna is a little creeped out because she has to share dinner with Vince. So rather than talk, they get straight to business. The call down Nate and Christina, only to tell … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 2

Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 1

1. Welcome to Mexico! The cast has landed, but unlike other seasons there is a staggered arrival. Bananas, of course, get there first. The his friend Camila, Johnny, and Nany follow. Then some are you the one kids, and eventually they all get there. We also get some updates from our favorite people. For example, Johnny lives in his mother’s basement, Nicole got promoted to … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 1

Rivals 3 Cast: A Comprehensive Break Down

Rivals 3 is coming this week, and before the season starts, it’s time to break down the skills (or lack there-of) of cast members. In this list we will look at competitors’ history on The Challenge as well as their performance in elimination rounds. On this list, I am not counting an elimination win/loss for a competitor whose partner won/lost in The Pit on Battle of … Continue reading Rivals 3 Cast: A Comprehensive Break Down

Rivals 3: Rivals Ranked from Most Fake to Realest

Rivals. A format rooted in hatred, except when it isn’t. In the past, we have seen friends paired together to fluff up the cast. This season is no different than the others. While some of the pairing have real beef between them, others are just an excuse to get people on the cast. Let’s take a look at the rivalries that are going to butt … Continue reading Rivals 3: Rivals Ranked from Most Fake to Realest

Rivals 3 Trailers: A Thorough Breakdown

OK, mostly pictures here. I apologize for blurry photos, but some frames moved so quickly I was unable to capture a solid picture. I could also use some help identifying people, so please chime in and help me fill the gaps! TRAILER 1 Welcome to Huatulco, Mexico The whole cast heads to a challenge. Wes, who seems to be voluntarily standing next to Bananas. Someone … Continue reading Rivals 3 Trailers: A Thorough Breakdown