|"A Little Too Much Beefcake"|
|Episode Number||1/12 (307)|
|First Broadcast||September 25, 2015|
|Previous|| "Monster Truck Heroes"|
|Next||"Get In There and Think Like a Dog"|
A Little Too Much Beefcake is the season premiere of The Amazing Race 27.
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Teams must travel by taxi to Mother's Beach, where they must grab a Schiller water-bike, then drive it to Burton Chace Park and finish the course. The first team will receive tickets on a flight departing half an hour earlier than the second flight, which will contain the remaining ten teams.
The Fast Forward instructions were given to them after receiving their clue at Lagoa Heliport.
Teams would have to travel tot Clube São Conrado Free Flight where they had to ride a hang glider from Pedra Bonita and soar above the city to win the Fast Forward. However, in the event of unfavorable weather, teams are informed that the task would not be available until optimal conditions returned so they can complete the task safely. None of the teams won the Fast Forward, however, Justin & Diana attempted to do so, but were unable due to unfavorable winds.
Teams will take a helicopter ride to Urca Hill passing Christ the Redeemer. Once at the heliport at Urca Hill, teams will be asked what monument they passed on their ride over. If teams were correct, they'll receive their next clue.
Choice A: Sand
Teams have to travel to Copacabana Beach, where teams will play footvolley against local professional players. While the pros could not use their hands, the teams could. If teams can score six points before the pros scored eighteen, they will receive their next clue.
Choice B: Sidewalk
Teams have to solve giant geometric slide puzzle derived from the famous Copacabana pavement, a Portuguese pavement. Once teams complete the puzzle, they will receive their next clue.
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer in Non-Elimination Leg • Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward• ϵ Used the Express Pass
- There were two tasks in this episode that were used in Brazil during Leg 2 from Season 2.
- The episode title is said by Justin, in reference to Tanner & Josh.
|The Amazing Race 27 Episode List|
"A Little Too Much Beefcake" · "Get In There and Think Like a Dog" · "Where My Dogs At?" · "Good Old Fashioned Spit In The Face" · "King of the Jungle" · "My Tongue Doesn't Even Twist That Way" · "Full Speed Ahead, Captain!" · "Krakow, I'm Gonna Get You" · "It's Always the Quiet Ones" · "Bring the Fun, Baby!" · "It's Not Easy Beating Green" · "We Got a Chance, Baby!"