There’s one thing every Challenger has in common: they were once rookies. Some people shine during their rookie seasons, while other get the boot quickly. Some of our sloppiest competitors have been the first people to get the boot, leaving a big impact in a single episode. Here, I am going to look at some of our messiest first-boots on The Challenge. To be considered … Continue reading Ten Sloppiest Rookie Debuts
When it comes to awful competitors, a few names people into people’s heads. If you go back about a decade, Casey would likely be named the worst. She hasn’t done a season since 2009, but her legacy lives on. She is still regarded as one of the worst, but there have been many competitors who have given her a run for her money since. A … Continue reading Is Casey the Worst Challenger Ever?
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
If you’re reading my blog, you know Johnny Bananas. With more Challenge seasons under his belt than anyone else, his record is full of really high highs and really low lows. Regardless of whether you love him or hate him, you have to admit his name is basically synonymous with The Challenge. After 19 seasons (seventeen regular, two spin-off), Bananas’s Challenge career is more of … Continue reading Johnny Bananas: Every Season Ranked
Final Reckoning was the second consecutive season of The Challenge without a Real Worlder debuting on the show. Despite this, The Real World is still a huge presence on the show. With a new Real World season in the works, it seems possible that The Real World will remain a staple on The Challenge. Some of the Real Worlders who shined on their season fizzled … Continue reading Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge
The Challenge is no stranger to hooking up, and this season we’ve seen a lot of it. While some hook ups are just for fun, others cause ripples that impact the course of the game. Throughout the history of The Challenge, we’ve seen a number of no-so-secret hook ups ruining someone’s game. For this list, I am not including established couples, even if they began … Continue reading Challenge Hook-Ups that Impacted the Game
This week marked an injuryfest on The Challenge, when we saw two teams get sent home due to injured teammates. While this is a bummer for Leroy & Candice and Tony & Shane, it’s not the first time ailments have sent competitors packing. Let’s check out the injuries that cast teams the game: Coral (The Gauntlet) In the early days of The Challenge, people generally … Continue reading Injuries That Killed Challengers Chances at Victory
When it comes to eliminations there’s one girls that does better in the battle than on the sidelines, and that girl is Aneesa of course! Whether she’s with a partner or by herself, she does not shy away from a good battle. Let’s check out some of the moments where she rose to the fight, and other times when she came up a little short. … Continue reading Aneesa’s Best & Worst Elimination Moments
On last night’s episode of Rivals 2 we saw Trishelle quit and Sarah get sent home because she was left partnerless. This just continues Sarah’s bad luck streak with partners. To be honest, Trishelle is not a terrible competitor. Had she stuck around, Sarah had a pretty good chance of making it to the end with Trishelle. But that didn’t happen. Let’s check out Sarah’s … Continue reading Sarah: Most Cursed Challenger of All Time?
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I figured it would be a good time to stroll down memory lane and remember some of the dumbest alcohol-related moments in Real World history. From the looks of it, Real World Portland will be plagued with its share of dumb moments, so get ready to add some more moments to this list. Montana’s Fired (Real World Boston)- Getting … Continue reading 10 “Blame it on the Alcohol” Moments
This week we saw Eric quit Battle of the Seasons. Perhaps it was his constant appearances in The Arena, perhaps he didn’t want to defeat his lover Devyn, or perhaps he thought it would be funny. Regardless of the reasoning, he’s gone, and his teammate Camila reluctantly left with him. Let’s look at some of the people people that have quit the challenge for no … Continue reading Challenges are Made for Quitters