Bananas, Tony, and the Case of the Changed Elimination

This week we saw Team Banony get sent home, for real this time. Both Bananas and Tony seemed a little bitter over their loss, but nothing excessive. Both of them handled their elimination with an appropriate level of grief and anger, so viewers would never know they had almost earned their spot in the final. How did this happen? Production switched the elimination and made … Continue reading Bananas, Tony, and the Case of the Changed Elimination

The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 19

And now, we are reaching the end. 1. The Shock of Success Trivia is back! In a game called Painfully Wrong competitors have five strikes before getting eliminated and must get answers correctly if they don’t want to accumulate strikes. Similar to the first trivia of this season, competitors who answer questions correctly will assign a strike to another team. The catch? To advance to the … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 19

The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moment from Episode 17

It’s amazing how a couple of challenges can have such a drastic change on the show! 1. Banatalie Split With Natalie back in the house, Johnny’s lingering feelings are starting to surface. Natalie also seems to question their relationship, knowing Bananas quickly moved on to Angela this season. Jealousy emerges when Bananas sees Natalie taking to Nelson at a bar and even dancing. No doubt, … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moment from Episode 17

The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 15

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

The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 14

It’s been so long since we’ve seen a challenge that I forgot challengers were part of The Challenge. 1. Banana’s Butthole The episode opens with Marie coming to a realization: the Lavender Ladies aren’t going to protect her. Yes, they like her, but she’s also paired with Cara Maria. Cara Maria is “up Banana’s butthole” according to Ashley, and that places Marie on a team … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 14

Zach & Amanda: How They Should Have Saved Themselves

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

The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 13

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