|"Houston, We Have An Elephant"|
|Episode Number||6/12 (079)|
|First Broadcast||April 5, 2005|
|Viewership (in millions)||12.28|
|Previous||"I've Been Wanting A Face-Lift for A Long Time"|
|Next||"They Saved The Eyeball"|
Houston, We Have An Elephant is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 7.
The strain of the Race is taking its toll on the teams, especially one Racer who reacts angrily to an unattractive side of her teammate. One team member hastily chooses to do a Roadblock that involves driving a stick shift through the African bush, when he has only driven a stick once before. Teams drive for miles across the African bush where they encounter giraffes, elephants, zebras and hippos roaming freely, causing trepidation, but great excitement over their experience in wild Africa.
The order of departure from Makgadikgadi Pans are as follows:
Teams must drive themselves to Sankuyo Village. Upon arrival, teams must find the Sankuyo Water Tower to search for their next clue.
Choice A: Carry It
Teams must transport 3 items (bucket of water, basket of corn and bundle of wood) to an area 75 yards away on their heads. When teams finished, they would receive their next clue. Teams may not used their hands.
Only Uchenna & Joyce chose this task.
Choice B: Milk It
Teams must choose a goat from a pen, milk it up and enough to fill 10 ounces to cup beneath a marked line.
Teams must drive themselves to the bank of the Khwai River to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would navigate their vehicle across a crocodile infested river to marked paths. Then the team member must remove two marking posts on a bush area with a block of falling trees that has been knocked down by elephants. They have to remove trees on a road. At the end of their path, teams would find their next clue.
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 • > Used the Yield • < Recipient of the Yield
- The episode title was said by Uchenna.
- Ann Oldenburg at USA Today (04/04/2005): "That Amber and Rob: Everyone hates them"
|The Amazing Race 7 Episode List|
"Courteous? This is a Race!" · "The Whole Country Hates Me" · "Do You Need Some Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation?" · "What A Gaucho You Are!" · "I've Been Wanting A Face-Lift for A Long Time" · "Houston, We Have An Elephant" · "They Saved The Eyeball" · "Mow'em Down Like Grass" · "We Have A Bad Elephant" · "We Got a Gnome! We Got a Gnome!" · "The Devil Made Me Do It" · "Five Continents, 25 Cities, And More Than 40,000 Miles"