Episode 389

Is The Amazing Race Still A Top Finisher?

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January 12th, 2022

1 hr 41 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

Resident Amazing Race expert Jessica returns to the guest chair to talk about the legendary reality show's unique thirty-third season: how it handled an 18-month interruption, whether we expect more from its production than we do from other shows, the true-crime connection that's somehow charming, and whom we expect to win. We went Around The Dial with the new Joe Millionaire, Married At First Sight, Letterkenny, Yellowjackets, and 9-1-1: Lone Star before celebrating a Tiny Triumph for Tara going back to March of 2021. Greg L. asked us to Pop Culture Veto TV properties before we went Down Under for Jessica's Canon submission from The Letdown's first season. History won, gas lost, and we boarded a rollercoaster of series highs and lows for Game Time. The world is waiting...for this all-new Extra Hot Great.

Show Topics

  • The Amazing Race
  • ATD: Joe Millionaire: For Richer Or Poorer
  • ATD: Married At First Sight
  • ATD: Letterkenny
  • ATD: Yellowjackets
  • ATD: 9-1-1: Lone Star
  • Tiny Triumph: Soapdish
  • Extra Credit: Pop Culture Veto
  • The Canon: _The Letdown_S01.E04: Trivial Pursuits
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Best Of Times, Worst Of Times

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