A nice, slow episode. 1. New Beginnings Realizing the only way to return is by working with your partner, CT apologizes to Veronica. He says his tough love isn’t the best approach and offers to work with her rather than against her. He says he’ll be more encouraging and suggests she leads a work out. While this is a step in the right direction, odds … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 9
Shane has been on The Challenge for a long time, but this week he pulled his most bold move yet: blatantly throwing the Don’t Push Me Around challenge. Many people called the move shady, but I disagree. It was rude, conniving, and selfish, but we all knew exactly what he was doing and he didn’t try to hide his motives. This is a contradiction to … Continue reading The History of Challengers Throwing Challenges
Right where we left off last week… 1. Revenge of Smashley Faith & Angela must now face the wrath of the Mercenaries. The elimination is named No Slack and teammates are tied together with a rope and must smash through a series of walls to meet their partner. At first, Faith has great momentum and is beating her opponents. Of course, Hunter does well but … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 8
There are many personalities on The Challenge, but Kam just established herself as a master strategist this season. She became the power team with Kayleigh and then used her Power Vote to sway the votes of the other teams. In the end, every team voted for a different team. Before the Power Vote, all nine teams had one vote cast against them allowing Kam to … Continue reading Was Kam’s Move the Best Strategic Play in Challenge History?
Wow! An action-packed episode. How unexpected! 1. Down the Ramps We open and head straight to The Armageddon. Due to all the burn votes, Tori & Derrick end up being voted in by Brad & Kyle, Faith & Angela, and Joss & Sylvia, They choose to compete against Joss & Sylvia in a game called Ramp it Up. Similar to T-Bone from Rivals, teams must … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Episode 7
This season, the votes are 100% secret. Aside from your partner, no one needs to know who you voted for. While this does eliminate the “mob mentality” attached to voting, there is also a downside to this which was clearly demonstrated on Tuesday’s episode. Nobody wants the possibility of getting called out in The Armageddon. So, people are burning votes lefts and right. While some … Continue reading Secret Votes: Good or Bad?
It’s been so long since we saw a vote that I forgot how the voting system works. 1. Hen Party Sylvia finds herself in a room full of hens, AKA room full of single females. Her roommates are Amanda, Faith, and Kayleigh. All three of these girls have a “rooster,” meaning her roommates are hooking up with a single guy in the house. Kayleigh has … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 6
One teams is back, one team is purged. 1. New Game, New House Jozea & Da’Vonne enjoy the thrill of entering the main house, and they’re going to use the information they learned in Redemption to their advantage. They tell Tori they had surveillance and have been able to keep tabs on the rest of the house, but Brad is the one who is really … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 5
Redemption has been the only house Jozea & Da’Vonne have known on The Final Reckoning. After defeating Paulie & Natalie in Redemption, these two Big Brother 18 alumni earned a spot in the main house. They will now compete with the big dogs for the $1,000,000 prize. From what we’ve seen in the Main House, it’s a huge mess. Exes are fighting and friendships are … Continue reading Jozea & Da’Vonne: Can they Survive in the Main House?
It’s all about redemption! 1. New Guests from Hell Paulie and Natalie arrive in Redemption to mixed reactions. Jozea and Da’Vonne are glad to have their Big Brother besties in the house, and everyone gathers around to hear his stories from the Main House, except Chuck who slept the whole time. The Redemption houseguests share their stories and have reached the consensus that Britni is … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 4
The Challenge: Final Reckoning Episode 4 will be focused on Redemption, and someone is coming back to the house. Some teams seem to be in redemption because of poor performance, and this may keep them from returning to the house. Other teams may have the tools needed to get into the main house and become a successful team. These are the teams who could become … Continue reading Which Team Could Survive Redemption
A new season has begun, but it seems like The Challenge is lacking in the challenge department. 1. The Past Never Stays Buried The cast arrives in South Africa, but it seems a little slim. That’s because half of the cast is buried underground and the above-ground competitors are responsible for unburying their partners. TJ tells the cast they must find their partner as … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 1