In The Challenge world, season 30 was a spectacle. It was a marking of the show’s success and a sign of its longevity. Just ten seasons earlier, when the show hit seasons twenty, the milestone was ignored. Season 20 gave us the theme “Cutthroat.” It was a unique theme, and one that’s beloved by many longterm fans. Despite the lasting impact, the season was somewhat … Continue reading Cutthroat: One of the Best or Worst Seasons?
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
With 2020 right around the corner, it only seems right to remember the past decade of Challenges. To do this, I want to celebrate the twenty Challengers who made the biggest impact this decade. I am only assessing people based on shows aired from 2010-2019. In other words, it’s Fresh Meat 2 until War of the Worlds 2. So CT punching Adam doesn’t matter on … Continue reading Twenty Most Important Challengers of the Decade
Last night we saw the two-hour War of the Worlds 2 reunion hosted by Champs vs. Stars Alumnae Justina Valentina and professional mumbler Nick “Swaggy P” Young. The show presented us with a lot of rehashed drama mixed with some new tidbits of information. In terms of the information learned, I would definitely say the War of the Worlds 1 reunion was more informative. Still, … Continue reading What We Learned from the War of the Worlds 2 Reunion
War of the Worlds 2 was full out finalists who never saw an elimination. For the most part, they were included in the majority alliance AKA The Cult of Cara. There was one exception: Zach. This was Zach’s fourth final, and despite losing, it may have been his best showing on The Challenge since his debut. While there was a period of time when Zach … Continue reading Zach Was Team USA’s Secret Powerhouse
Team USA has no rookies on it this season. Everyone has at least on Challenge under their belts, but a few people only have one. Josh, Ninja, and Faith returned to War of the Worlds 2 to compete in their second season. Faith left and Ninja had to compete to survive this week. Meanwhile, Josh has managed to get some power and make a few … Continue reading Has Josh Ruined His Game on War of the Worlds 2?
This week we saw two of the strongest girls face each other in elimination: Ninja vs. Laurel. Like many of the “epic” eliminations in Challenge history, something controversial happened. Something happened to detracted from the intended competition and as a result, the victory is questionable. What We Saw Laurel and Ninja competed in Branched Out. A climbing competition where competitors are given 21 pegs to climb … Continue reading Laurel vs. Ninja: Did Ninja Deserve the Win?