Five years ago, MTV took a risk and brought in 15 Bloodlines to compete with their relatives. Within a couple of years, the season faded into obscurity. At the time, The Challenge was getting cast members from two sources: The Real World and Are You the One? In fact, this was the second season where Are You the One? could compete. Prior to Battle of … Continue reading Where Did All the Bloodlines Go?
If you put 30+ people in a house, there’s a few things guaranteed to happen. People will fight, hook up, and get hungry. Every so often we see food cause an argument, or at the very least, add a little fuel to the fire. These are the time when meals get ruined and fights get started. Whether the food was the reason for the fight … Continue reading Food Fight! Ten Challenge Controversies Surrounding Food
MTV, you stirred the pot, and things got very personal. A couple of days ago, MTV posted a video of Jenna and Amanda’s feud on The Challenge. The video is 21 minutes on YouTube, but it was also Tweeted out. They cover Invasion and the “finger bang” incident, the Dirty Thirty elimination/ Redemption, their arguments on the Final Reckoning reunion, and the fight on War … Continue reading Zach & Jenna Feud With Amanda on Twitter: Bombs Get Dropped
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
The Challenge has given us a lot of opportunities for people to prove themselves. Sometimes, we see people thrive under pressure. Other times, we see people fumble and lose when the odds were in their favor. Here are some of the elimination losses that are embarrassing for the loser involved. All factors will be considered, such as the elimination itself and the relationship between the … Continue reading 10 Most Embarrassing Elimination Losses
Total Madness is a season with a lot of fresh faces, meaning a few big names are taking the season off. Some could use a break while others missed an opportunity to shine. Competitors revealed the competitors they were happy not to see, but these are some competitors who may have thrived on this season. Laurel Stucky Laurel’s return on War of the Worlds 2 … Continue reading Competitors Who Should Have Been on Total Madness
If you watched War of the Worlds 2 during its original run, you might remember commercials advertising Challenge-sponsored Spartan Races and a “chance to appear on a future season of The Challenge.” We know this has no impact on season 35, but does it mean anything for season 36? A bunch of Challengers showed up to sponsor the events. We had Tony & Jemmye, Brad … Continue reading Is Another Fresh Meat Coming?
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
The Challenge has instilled the fear of death into many of its competitors. Usually, it’s just part of the competition and the games are safe. Then there are the times when things go wrong and competitors end up in a compromising situation. There have been multiple times over the years when viewers were actually worried about the welfare of competitors. These competitors had some near-death … Continue reading Ten Challenges Where Someone Could Have Died
With 2020 right around the corner, it only seems right to remember the past decade of Challenges. To do this, I want to celebrate the twenty Challengers who made the biggest impact this decade. I am only assessing people based on shows aired from 2010-2019. In other words, it’s Fresh Meat 2 until War of the Worlds 2. So CT punching Adam doesn’t matter on … Continue reading Twenty Most Important Challengers of the Decade
Johnny Bananas won Rivals 3 and became the first 6-time champ in Challenge history. Six seasons later and he is still a 6-time champ (unless you count the Champ vs. Stars spinoff). Some will say he’s cursed because he stole Sarah’s money. Other’s will say he’s old. Regardless, something has happened and Mr. Bananas isn’t has good as he used to be. His early departure … Continue reading Can Bananas Ever Win Again?
The Challenge has given us a lot of fights, with some being more substantial than others. We’ve seen lives altered due to the fights on The Challenge and many people have gone home because of their social drama. Then, there are these fights. The ones that are rooted in pure BS. The ones that make you question why you watch the show. These ten fight … Continue reading 10 Most Ridiculous Fights on The Challenge