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?
We’re running seriously low on Real Worlders doing The Challenge. Many have moved on, but it’s fun to think about the stories that could have been. I recently wrote about Jozea, claiming he is worthy of another Challenge appearance. It’s rumored he was dropped from casting a few times late in the process. If there was ever another competitor who had similar bad luck, it … Continue reading Does Emilee Deserve Another Shot at The Challenge?
Jozea holds a really unique position in the Challenge world. Making his debut on Big Brother 18, he first appeared on Champs vs. Stars 2 (for some odd reason). Then, he made his formal Challenge debut on Final Reckoning, making him the first and only spin-off competitor to debut on The Challenge so far. Since Final Reckoning, he hasn’t returned. For the past couple of … Continue reading Does Jozea Deserve to Make a Challenge Return?
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
$500,000 is a lot of money to turn down, but many competitors claim they would split the money with their partner if given the choice. We all know Ashley wouldn’t share, but I truly believe many competitors would. If given the option to split or steal, here’s what I think each competitor would do. I’d like to emphasize: these are my thoughts. Feel free to … Continue reading Who Would Have Taken the Money: Every Final Reckoning Competitor
This week, we saw Bananas compete against his new enemy Joss. While this was the main event, Tony and Sylvia also competed against each other. Both of these Real World Skeleton roommates had bad blood after Invasion, but it seems like there wasn’t a lot of anger when Sylvia eliminated Tony this season. This also isn’t the first time former roommates had to face each … Continue reading Every Time Former Cast Mates Battled in Elimination
We’re 16 episodes into the season. Seven teams in the house, two in Redemption, and only one challenge this episode. See you at episode 30. 1. Team Young Butts After Redemption is over, Nelson and Brad get into an argument. This mostly stems from the argument where Kyle branded Kayleigh as TYB’s groupie. The argument mostly consists of Nelson calling Brad old news and Brad … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 16
Odd episode. One team leaves, two come back. No real challenge, yet the episode felt good. 1. Amazing Race Cara Maria & Marie face Shane & Nelson in a competition named Meet Me Half Way. Competitors start on opposite sides of a maze holding a key and must break through walls to arrive at a chest. Once at the chest, both keys will be used … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 15
Shake It Off may go down in Challenge history as one of the most suspicious eliminations we’ve ever seen. Both Zach & Amanda and Jozea & Da’Vonne lost to Mercenaries by one medallion. Now, Cory & Devin are in the game. The second Cory & Devin showed up and TJ explained the rules, things started to look fishy. Cory & Devin had to win two … Continue reading The Case of the Stubborn Medallion: Was Production Involved?
This week, we finally saw alliances go head-to-head. The Lavender Ladies set their targets on Bananas & Tony while Bananas, Tony, Cara Maria, Marie, Jozea, and Da’Vonne targeting Ashley & Hunter. At the Armageddon, Zach & Amanda had to split the tie between Bananas & Tony and Ashley & Hunter. Unable to reach an agreement, they volunteered themselves. Before I give my opinion, I’m going … Continue reading Zach & Amanda: How They Should Have Saved Themselves
Everything about this episode was a disaster. 1. Old vs. New Permanent Redemption resident Paulie finally addresses Kyle, who entered the house last week, What are they talking about? The same Cara Maria drama from episode 1. Kyle doesn’t like that Paulie got involved in his existing drama, but Paulie doesn’t see why he’s mad because he’s just friends with Cara Maria. The two get … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 13
We’ve got votes, an elimination, a challenge AND some slut shaming! 1. Smashing Back Hunter is upset because Ashley violated his trust when she lied about sleeping with Kyle. At the club, he vents his frustrations and this makes Ashley feel ashamed. She feels that she is receiving hate for doing something men can do without getting shame. This proves Ashley & Hunter may be … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 12