Who Should Have Returned? Challengers Who Retired After: Fresh Meat, Inferno 3 & The Duel

Thanks in part to CBS All Access, I’ve been watching older seasons of The Challenge. I recently did a list assessing Challengers who retired after The Gauntlet 2. Eleven people retired after that season, but only six retired after Fresh Meat, four after The Duel, and three after The Inferno 3. So, I’m taking all thirteen retirees and consolidating them into one list. Some of … Continue reading Who Should Have Returned? Challengers Who Retired After: Fresh Meat, Inferno 3 & The Duel

Best One Season Wonder from Each Challenge Season

Every season has debut competitors. Some go on to become Challenge legends, but other competitors just do one season and move on with their lives. This list is for the one-and-dones. As the show progressed, we saw fewer people fit this criterion, but there still are a lot of notable competitors who made a splash on their only season.¬†Anyone who did a second season is … Continue reading Best One Season Wonder from Each Challenge Season

Ten Elimination that Should be Classics

When you think of “classic” or fan-favorite eliminations, there are probably one or two that pop into your head. Some examples are: Hall Brawl, Balls In, Wrecking Wall, and Knot so Fast. Meanwhile, we’ve had over 25 seasons with eliminations and many great eliminations have only appeared once. This list focuses on unique games that varied from other competitions. Some are just fun to watch, … Continue reading Ten Elimination that Should be Classics

10 Competitors Who Were Supposed to Become Regulars

Every so often we see new competitors come onto The Challenge and make a big splash. They are people who attract attention in fairly organic ways. Usually, they’re people who are naturally dramatic or charismatic but often find themselves in the middle or real game drama. Or maybe they’re people who like to hook up, but find themselves making enemies due to their flirtatious nature. … Continue reading 10 Competitors Who Were Supposed to Become Regulars

Road Rules Campus Crawl vs. Real World Key West: Best Season to Compete on The Challenge

Throughout the years, we’ve seen many seasons compete on The Challenge. Many of them have provided us with multiple competitors, but there are two seasons that stand out for giving use remarkable competition: Road Rules Campus Crawl and Real World Key West. This season we saw Johnny Bananas and Darrell face off, and while neither made it to the final, Darrell did eliminate Bananas. Here, … Continue reading Road Rules Campus Crawl vs. Real World Key West: Best Season to Compete on The Challenge

31 Most Memorable Real Worlders

Last year, when Real World Skeletons was about to debut, I took a look at the most forgettable Real Worlders. As we approach the next Real World season, it’s time to look at the most memorable Real Worlders. These are the people who defined the show, made it worth watching, and most importantly have paved the path for future seasons. This list is based entirely … Continue reading 31 Most Memorable Real Worlders

10 Memorable Single-Challenge Challengers

It can take some Challengers years to build a reputation on the show. For others, one season leaves a lasting impression. Here are 10 Challenge competitors who managed to stick in the memories of Challenge fans with just one appearance. Note: Anyone whose only Challenge appearance is Free Agents or Battle of the Exes 2 is not eligible for this list. 10. Arissa- Battle of … Continue reading 10 Memorable Single-Challenge Challengers

8 Losers We Wanted to Be Winners

Every Challenge boils down to the final, and there re always fan favorites in the final. Often, the obvious front-runner is not the fan favorite so many fans are left upset when their beloved underdog loses. These are some of the people or teams we really wanted to win the final, but didn’t. 8. Brad (The Duel 2) The Duel 2 was Brad’s 6th Challenge. … Continue reading 8 Losers We Wanted to Be Winners

Throwback: Beth VS. Svetlana

There’s a summer lull going on right now, so I’m going to seize this opportunity to talk about some Real World & Challenge moments that happened before this blog existed. Right now, we’re going to talk about the kind-of-controversial Beth VS. Svetlana Duel we saw 8 years ago. During this Duel, Svetlana fought Beth is a game called Push Me. Both competitors started behind a … Continue reading Throwback: Beth VS. Svetlana

Aneesa’s Best & Worst Elimination Moments

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