Is it Time to Reevaluate Final Challenges?

On Total Madness, nine people made it to the final. Two people won, and viewers saw two separate races: day 1 and day 2. Total Madness took the final into a cold climate, something fairly unique, but we’ve seen it in the past. Rewatch Battle of the Exes or Free Agents (all on CBS All Access now!!) and you’ll see them trekking through snow during … Continue reading Is it Time to Reevaluate Final Challenges?

Rogan O’Connor Apologizes for Old Tweets With Racial Language

Another Challenge apology tour has begun. This time, it’s Rogan. In 2012 he posted two tweets where he used the n-word. In one tweet he quotes Pulp Fiction, in the other he mentioned rapping along to Drake, only realizing how frequently the n-word is used once he said it. On Challenge Mania, Rogan acknowledged the tweets, stating his intent was not to be racist. He … Continue reading Rogan O’Connor Apologizes for Old Tweets With Racial Language

Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked

War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2, and War of the Worlds 3 Total Madness. They were supposed to be a War trilogy, but production changed their minds at the last minute. They may be remembered for the jerseys covered in country flags or they might become the trilogy of Tribunals. These three seasons saw an influx of rookies onto the show, from … Continue reading Every Competitor From the Second Trilogy Ranked

Was Total Madness Rigged for Bananas to Win?

With seven rings comes a lot of speculation. Fans, spoiler accounts, and cast members have been discussing the idea that this season was rigged for Bananas to win since the cast had been discovered. Please keep in mind, this is a collection of speculation that had existed independently from me. I am not confirming nor denying the claims, but there are some facts and a … Continue reading Was Total Madness Rigged for Bananas to Win?

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 16

The final is here! Rather than a top five moments, this is going to be a highlight reel. The top moment is the final, so enjoy the recap. The cast shows up dressed in their parkas and snow pants. It’s going to be a cold one. 9,000 feet of elevation and twelve miles through the snow. Day one: Competitors must ski through the snow and … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 16

Nelson Took a Bullet for Cory: Here’s Why

Say what you will about Nelson, but his is one loyal friend. His best moment on The Challenge thus far was stepping up in elimination for Cory. It’s no secret that the two are allies, but inevitably one of the two had to go into elimination. Nelson told the Tribunal to put him in because he wanted Cory to have a better shot at winning. … Continue reading Nelson Took a Bullet for Cory: Here’s Why

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 15

Eleven remain, but that’s too many. 1. Pinheads  The challenge is called Crash Course. It’s basically bowling, but instead of a ball, there’s a stunt car. Instead of pins, there’s three barrels for each competitor with a Challenger standing atop. The goal is to knock over as many barrels as possible by pulling the e-brake and skidding into the barrels. In the event of a tie, … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 15

Who’s Ready to Run the Total Madness Final?

The end of the season is rapidly approaching, and all eleven remaining players have their Red Skulls. For some people, they’ve been training for a final. Others are clinging onto prayers to get through it. Not all of the remaining competitors will be able to run the final, but they all have the minimum requirements to compete. As it stands now, some people are huge … Continue reading Who’s Ready to Run the Total Madness Final?

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 14

Three people remain without skulls. Will anyone get a red one? 1. A Long Weight This week we have a double elimination, and the challenge is “screw your enemy style.” In Running Out of Time, competitors run to a pile of rubbish and pick up a piece. They throw it in their opponent’s bin so their opponents have heavy bins to hold. Once TJ blows the … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 14

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 13

Swaggy is gone, Bayleigh is still there, even if just physically. 1. Grid Locked In Blocked In the cast is split in half and they are completing a puzzle. Competitors need to move black cars vertically or horizontally so they can free a red car. Once the red car is free, time stops. The entire winning team forms the “Tri”bunal. The first team designates Rogan … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 13

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 11

Wes is gone, now it’s the girls’ turn to make a big move. 1. Raise the White Flag This week’s challenge is called Flag Down and the casts is strapped to the front of a tank. They have to collect flags while navigating through a course of obstacles where there are explosions, boxes, and colored smoke. The red flags are worth one point but the white … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 11

The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 10

Five people gone in two weeks. Will the melt continue? 1. Striking Questions It’s TJ’s favorite time of the game! Trivia. This week’s challenge is called Thrown Off and has the cast clinging onto missiles. They’re asked a series of trivia questions. Get one wrong, you get a strike. Get one right, you give the strike to someone else. The first strike will make the missile … Continue reading The Challenge Total Madness: Top Moments from Episode 10