|"Don't Try To Play The Moralist Now!"|
|Episode Number||10/11 (034)|
|First Broadcast||December 11, 2002|
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Don't Try To Play The Moralist Now! is the penultimate episode of The Amazing Race 3.
The Race intensifies as the four remaining teams fight it out to avoid elimination.
During the Detour challenge in Ho Chi Minh City, teams find themselves struggling on a river during "the storm of the century," and when a team switches course, they are propelled to the back of the pack. In the Race to the next Pit Stop, two teams battle it out to get there first and avoid elimination, but in the end crucial information about the final challenge, from an unlikely team, is all the help one of them will need to stay in the Race.
The order of departure from Mount Faber are as follows:
Choice A: Easy Buy
Teams must choose a boat called a sampan and ride it into the floating market to look for the only vendor who sells water coconuts (called dừa nước in Vietnamese) and buy one at any price they can. After buying the coconut, teams must bring thee coconut back to one of the vendors who would verify and give them their next clue.
Choice B: Hard Sell
Teams have teams chose a shoulder basket and carried fruit into the land market area and attempted to sell enough fruit to make 40,000₫ (dong VND - $2.50). After raising the money, teams bring the money back to one of the vendors who would verify their earnings and give them their next clue.
Teams must return to Ho Chi Minh City and find the next route marker at the edge of the Saigon River.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock will have to drive a cyclo and transport their teammate through a marked course down the streets of the city, then onto a ferry across the Saigon River. After reaching the end of the course, both teams members can drop off their cyclos and walk to the next Pit Stop at Café Thu Thiem.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
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
- This leg marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Vietnam.
- All race flags were changed to solid yellow instead of the usual red and yellow.
- This episode's title was said by Flo.