On The Challenge, you punch someone and you’re gone. As we saw this week, spitting won’t get you the same punishment. In fact, The Challenge has been quite inconsistent with their acts of violence. While some instances get punished, others just get a slap on the wrist. These physical alternations fall into the gray zone. They’re clearly not acceptable, but they’re also not ground for … Continue reading 11 Gray Zone Instances of Violence on The Challenge
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?
The Challenge tends to bring out the fighter in people. Sometimes people forgo their personal comfort for chance at Challenge glory. Injured or not, these Challengers would stop at nothing to secure their Challenge win. Here are Challengers who sustained an injury, but decided to fight anyway… to mixed results. This list does not include people who got injured during elimination. It focuses on people … Continue reading Ten Challengers Who Fought Through Injuries
MTV loves to remind us that Dirty Thirty, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning are a trilogy. Though most of the connections between the three seasons seem forced, fans have accepted these three seasons as a cohesive unit. For this reason, I am going to be ranking every single cast member from these shows. My rankings will be based on a number of factors such as: prominence … Continue reading Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy
$500,000 is a lot of money to turn down, but many competitors claim they would split the money with their partner if given the choice. We all know Ashley wouldn’t share, but I truly believe many competitors would. If given the option to split or steal, here’s what I think each competitor would do. I’d like to emphasize: these are my thoughts. Feel free to … Continue reading Who Would Have Taken the Money: Every Final Reckoning Competitor
We’re finally at the final challenge of Final Reckoning. This recap will be a little different. I’ll cover each stage of the final and the main events from that stage. Of course, the top moment in this episode is crowning the winners and deciding if the prize money is split. To begin, every team is awarded a grenade to be used throughout the final. No … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 20
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
Almost every team this season has lost something: a Challenge, an elimination, or Redemption. There is one exception. The team who won this week’s Challenge: Joss & Sylvia. It seems like Final Reckoning has a revolving door of cast members, but Joss & Sylvia have been the one constant in the Main House. Out of the five remaining teams in the game, only two have … Continue reading Have Joss & Sylvia Mastered Final Reckoning?
We’re still chugging along. The end is near. 1. Lying With a Liar Upon Nelson’s arrival in Redemption, he is greeted with accusations from Kayleigh. Bananas told Kayleigh that Nelson was lying in bed and cuddling with Natalie, which Nelson denied. After the initial blow-out, Nelson and Kayleigh talk alone outside. Kayleigh decides to believe Nelson because she has fallen for him and their time … Continue reading The Challenge Final Reckoning: Top Moments from Episode 18
This week, we saw Bananas compete against his new enemy Joss. While this was the main event, Tony and Sylvia also competed against each other. Both of these Real World Skeleton roommates had bad blood after Invasion, but it seems like there wasn’t a lot of anger when Sylvia eliminated Tony this season. This also isn’t the first time former roommates had to face each … Continue reading Every Time Former Cast Mates Battled in Elimination
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
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