Each season, we see the format get tweaked a little bit. While some elements of the game have become mainstays since their introduction (like eliminations or overnight finals), others only appeared once or for a handful of seasons. These are the elements introduced to trick cast members and make a season different from its predecessors. A twist isn’t going to be the core format of … Continue reading Ten Worst Challenge Twists Ever
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
Oh how the mighty have fallen. After winning last season, Turbo has been sent home for semi-violent behavior on War of the Worlds 2. We see some of his fight with Jordan, security holding him back, and then TJ announces Turbo has left the show. Things escalated quickly, but there is more to this story than production showed us. Apparently Jordan and Tori had more … Continue reading Did Turbo Deserve to Be Sent Home from War of the Worlds 2
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
Merry Christmas! I hope Santa has been kind to you. While this year has been full of its ups and downs, there are certainly some people who did more bad than good. Here are 10 cast members from the 2016 year who definitely earned their spot on the naughty list: 10. Brandon (Rivals 3) Brandon makes this list because he just quit Rivals 3 without … Continue reading The 2016 Naughty List
We’re reached the end… 1. The Beginning of the Final This final was unlike other finals from recent seasons in the sense that it had a stronger emphasis on the check points than the running because the check points earned contestants points that are used to determine who has the power to keep the money or split it. In the beginning, teams have to repel … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 14
Returning amidst Cheyenne’s freak-out… 1. Rookie Retaliation Cheyenne calls her mother because she’s ready to go home. While she’s talking, Devin goes into the other room call out Vince. Jenna, Bananas, and Sarah for bullying Cheyenne, or for defending the bullies. Vince and Bananas continue to exchange banter with Devin, but Jenna takes the bulk of the insults. Devin calls her a sheep, which she … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 13
Remember on Bloodlines how Vince kept failing at the missions? Allegedly he was throwing them so the red team (Bananas) could win. This season Vince has no reason to throw missions, but it still seems he has relied on Bananas throughout the season. Now, Vince & Jenna are (almost) in the final, but they have avoided every elimination that wasn’t luck-based. Unlike Bloodlines, there is … Continue reading Did Bananas Carry Vince & Jenna?
Of the last 4 challenges, we’ve seen one team win three times. That team is Bananas & Sarah, and with the final rapidly approaching we’ve their biggest competition leave the game. Now that there’s only four teams left, it seems there is less competition than ever for Bananas & Sarah. At the beginning of the season, I would have anticipated Leroy & Averey, Cory & … Continue reading Can Anyone Defeat Bananas & Sarah?
The cast is leaving for Argentina, but only four teams can make it. Who won’t catch the flight? 1. Zaching Off Being in Mexico away from family can be tough, and Jenna has been struggling the whole season to keep in touch with her boyfriend Zach. Communication has been choppy, and he even answered the phone and called her “Brooke.” Now, he claims he hasn’t … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 12
AS OF OCTOBER 4th, 2016 THIS POST IS OUT OF DATE. Please view the official cast list here. Alright guys! I’ve debated posting this for a while, as there are always plenty of cast rumors that emerge prior to departure for a Challenge season. Right now, availability calls for the 29th Challenge season have gone one. Very little is known about this season right now. … Continue reading Challenge 29: Wild Cast Speculation
Two Jungle and a challenge. Is this the same show we were watching last week? 1. Wound Too Tight Cory draws the black skull, so he and Ashley compete against Nate & Christina in an elimination called Spun Out. In this elimination, one one partner spins a spool attached to a rope which makes it more difficult for their opponent to hold on. When the men spin, … Continue reading Rivals 3: Top Moments from Episode 11