"Cathy Drone?"
Steve Allie Leg06 Detour
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 16
Episode No.: 6/12 (185)
First Broadcast: March 21, 2010
Viewership (in millions): 11.99[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.8/9
Episode Chronology
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Cathy Drone? is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 16.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Eglise Saint-Étienne de Wargemoulin are as follows:

  1. Louie & Michael (7:47 am)
  2. Steve & Allie (8:04 am)
  3. Jet & Cord (8:13 am)
  4. Dan & Jordan (8:17 am)
  5. Carol & Brandy (8:39 am)
  6. Brent & Caite (9:48 am)
  7. Jordan & Jeff (10:28 am)

Teams must drive themselves to Reims and find the Joan of Arc Statue outside of the Notre-Dame de Reims. Once there, they will find a woman playing a musical saw, who'll hand them their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves to Épernay and search for Leclerc Briant, where they will find their next clue find their next clue.

The team member assigned to this Roadblock would have to rappel 100 feet into the chalk cellars of the winery of Leclerc Briant to search for a bottle of champagne specially marked with a small yellow and red striped flag on the bottom amongst the riddling racks. After finding the bottle, the team member must return to the surface to use the traditional sabrage technique to open the bottle, in which the force will propel their next clue out.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must drive themselves to Taittinger la Marquetterie in Pierry to find their next clue.

Choice A: Tower
Teams would have to stack 680 champagne coupes into a 15-level pyramid with only one coupe on the top level, then they must pour the entire contents of a magnum of Taittinger champagne onto the top of the pyramid, all without breaking any of the glasses, in order to receive their next clue.

Only Dan & Jordan chose this task.

Choice B: Terra
Teams would have to search the 1 square-kilometer, winter-barren Taittinger vineyards for a cluster of wine grapes marked with the race flag. After finding the grapes, they'll return it to the harvest foreman to receive their next clue.

Brent & Caite, Carol & Brandy, Jet & Cord, Jordan & Jeff, Louie & Michael, and Steve & Allie chose this task.

Teams must drive themselves to La Maison Gallice to check in.

For coming in first place, Louie & Michael won a trip for two to Cancún, Mexico, provided by Travelocity.


     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
S16 LouieMichael
 1st place 
Louie & Michael
S16 CarolBrandy
 2nd place 
Carol & Brandy
S16 SteveAllie
 3rd place 
Steve & Allie
S16 JetCord
 4th place 
Jet & Cord
S16 DanJordan
 5th place 
Dan & Jordan
S16 BrentCaite
 6th place 
Brent & Caite
Dating Models
S16 JordanJeff
 7th place 
Jordan & Jeff
Newly Dating


  • This episode's title is said by Dan after misinterpreting a local's pronunciation of the word "cathedral".