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"Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound"
Sam Dan Poker Chips
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 15
Episode No.: 11/11 (179)
First Broadcast: December 6, 2009
Viewership (in millions): 12.32[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.7/9
Episode Chronology
Previous: "It Starts with an "F", That's All I'm Saying"
Next: "Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt"
(next season)
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Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound is the season finale of The Amazing Race 15.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Střelecký Island are as follows:

  1. Meghan & Cheyne (11:10 am)
  2. Sam & Dan (12:08 pm)
  3. Brian & Ericka (3:15 pm)

Teams must fly to Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Upon arrival, teams must find the Graceland Wedding Chapel and search for an Elvis Presley impersonator, who'll hand them their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to rappel down the exterior of the Mandalay Bay hotel tower face-first in order to retrieve their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

One team member must be harnessed in a bungee cord and launched by their teammate in an attempt to retrieve a bouquet of flowers dangling in the air. Once the entire bouquet is obtain, they have to hand it to an actress acting as a flower child to receive their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino to find their next clue.

Teams must count out a total of $1,000,000 worth of poker chips which are scattered on several poker tables. Once the dealer has verified their count is correct, they would receive a chip worth $1,000,000 for their next clue.[2]

Teams must travel by taxi to the MGM Grand Las Vegas, where they need to find Wayne Newton in Suite 88, who will tell them their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to Wayne Newton's House, the Casa de Shenandoah, to cross the Finish Line.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn
S15 MeghanCheyne
 1st place 
Meghan & Cheyne
Dating
S15 SamDan
 2nd place 
Sam & Dan
Brothers
S15 BrianEricka
 3rd place 
Brian & Ericka
Married

Trivia

  • This episode's title is said by Elvis Presley at the wedding chapel Route Marker.

Reception

  • Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (12/07/2009): "Obvious, boring team wyns the Amayzing Rhace after a surprisingly exciting finale"
  • Jennifer Jacobson at AlabamaLive.com (12/07/2009): "TAR 15 Finale: Operation Beat Meghan and Cheyne"

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