TJ Lavin stated he’d been waiting for over decade for Bananas to face Wes in elimination, and the moment finally arrived on Total Madness. If it wasn’t a spoiler, this would have been a headline for the season and showcased in every promo. This is a event, and certainly a moment generating buzz around the The Challenge. Throughout Challenge history, we’ve seen various clashes of … Continue reading 20 Blockbuster Challenge Eliminations
Each season of The Challenge, we get some newbies thrown into the mix. Typically, we get a bunch of sacrificial lambs, but we occasionally we see newbies who intimidate the veterans. Sometimes these people live up to the expectations, other times their popcorn muscles turn them into flops. This week we saw Fessy take out Jordan, proving he’s a solid competitor. Sure, Jordan did have … Continue reading Ten Most Feared Challenge Rookies
As one of the founding members of the Lavender Ladies, Ashley quickly became defined by her alliances on The Challenge. She worked with Shane, Amanda, and Sylvia on Invasion and Final Reckoning, then won both seasons. Seemingly cursed after stealing Hunter’s money, Ashley was eliminated first on War of the Worlds. Then, she returned on War of the Worlds 2. All Lavender Ladies were gone, … Continue reading Is Ashley Truly a Challenge Shape-Shifter?
For the past four seasons, we’ve had a presence from the UK on The Challenge. Above all other cast members, Geordie Shore’s Kyle Christie has been representing his country on the show. He has been on all four seasons since Vendettas, making him the only UK competitor with this long of a streak. He will return to Total Madness, his fifth season, next week. Could … Continue reading Kyle Christie: One of the Best or Worst on Total Madness?
MTV is in full promo swing right now! And they posted a video where they asked Total Madness cast members which other Challenger they were happy to NOT see on this season. The winner: Cara Maria. Second place: Paulie. A couple of people said other names. Wes said Georgia, and Rogan said Theo. Then Ashley and CT just deflected the question. But let’s be honest, … Continue reading Cast Members Who Won’t Be Missed on Total Madness
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
The end is here, but will the end come sooner for one competitor? 1. A Slow, Second Wind After collapsing at the end of last week’s episode, Paulie is back on his feet, but just barely. His team doesn’t even wait for him, they just keep moving. Eventually Paulie catches up and beings to walk with his team. Meanwhile, Team UK is at the final … Continue reading The Challenge War of the Worlds 2: Top Moments from Episode 16
One final. Twelve people. Sixteen miles. Episode fifteen. 1. The Long Haul TJ welcomes the cast to the final. We’re in the first half, and this time competitors must carry a gurney made of bamboo through four laps in the jungle. Each lap is four miles. Each team will have 20 pounds worth of sandbags per player plus an idol on the gurney for each … Continue reading The Challenge War of the Worlds 2: Top Moments from Episode 15
The Challenge has always been a game that rewards fighters. People like Wes, Aneesa, Cara Maria, Derrick, and Laurel have earned their spots in Challenge history because they are elimination beasts. So it comes as a shock that 8 of the 12 finalists on War of the Worlds 2 have been in 0 eliminations. This season has allowed Cara Maria, Paulie, Kam, Leroy, CT, Rogan, … Continue reading Only Four Finalists Have Been into an Elimination on War of the Worlds 2
We now know all of the people who will be present in the War of the Worlds 2 final. Throughout the season, many people have been identified as potential problems for the final while other people seem to be in great shape of the final. Here’s a look at all of the people who have made the final, and whether or not they will struggle … Continue reading Who Will Struggle Most in the Final?
We’re getting closer to the final… so I guess we’re shortening episodes to 60 minutes to make the season longer. 1. Strength or Numbers After an impressive victory against Jenny, Tori has established herself as the strongest girl in the game. To her surprise, alliances seem to take priority. CT informs Tori that she’ll be voted into elimination, even if UK wins. With the final rapidly … Continue reading The Challenge War of the Worlds 2: Top Moments from Episode 14
It’s the PURGE 1. Fear of Water This week TJ greets the team and announces the challenge will be called Puzzling Swim. Ninja immediately starts crying. In pairs guy/girl teams, the Challengers must swim 150 meters, retrieve 2 keys, and swim back to the platform. Once all eight keys are retrieved, the teams can unlock a chest of puzzle pieces and solve this riddle: I … Continue reading The Challenge War of the Worlds 2: Top Moments from Episode 13