Throughout the history of The Challenge, we’ve seen cast members drop out of seasons. With their departures, we sometimes see replacements brought in. Usually, these people face an especially hard road to the final. Being brought in late will make the replacements immediate targets. Some of the replacements have defied the odds. Other times, the replacements spend more time on a plane than they do … Continue reading Every Replacement Cast Member Ranked
Season 36 will be the fourth consecutive season where Josh appeared on The Challenge. Of all the rookies who debuted on War of the Worlds, Josh is the only one to do four consecutive seasons. Fans of the show have the same question: why? Josh has been eliminated four times in three seasons. His return after the Impending Dune challenge on War of the Worlds was … Continue reading Does Anyone Understand the Appeal of Josh on The Challenge?
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
Two Challenge alumni have returned to their native TV program! Bayleigh Dayton and Da’Vonne Rogers are appearing on the All Stars season of Big Brother. Bayleigh appeared on season 20 originally, only migrating to The Challenge in 2020 for Total Madness. Da’Vonne appeared on seasons 17 and 18, later appearing on Final Reckoning and War of the Worlds. Both girls did much better on The … Continue reading Bayleigh Dayton & Da’Vonne Rogers Appear on Big Brother 22
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
Coming to you from an exotic Zoom chat, we have the Total Madness reunion! Hosted by Vernon Davis. Jenny doesn’t consider herself a champion. She says you need to win a handful of times to be called a “Champion.” Obviously she’s unaware of Champs. vs. Stars. Bananas was worried he’d never see another final again let alone win it. Bayleigh confirmed she sprained her knee … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Everything Important from the Reunion
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
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
Couples have a hard time in The Challenge, coming with obvious allies. Total Madness has dissolved the target, making Red Skulls the priority, and Swaleigh has been able survive eleven weeks without either seeing elimination. Bayleigh and Swaggy C came into the game hot. Bayleigh questioned Jay during the first deliberation and made it clear that an enemy of Swaggy was an enemy of her’s. … Continue reading Bayleigh & Swaggy C: Can They Make the Final?
Wes is gone, now it’s the girls’ turn to make a big move. 1. Raise the White Flag This week’s challenge is called Flag Down and the casts is strapped to the front of a tank. They have to collect flags while navigating through a course of obstacles where there are explosions, boxes, and colored smoke. The red flags are worth one point but the white … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 11