|"I Got Electrocuted"|
|Episode Number||3/12 (051)|
|First Broadcast||July 20, 2004|
|Viewership (in millions)||11.10|
|Previous||"It Turned Ugly Just Now"|
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I Got Electrocuted is the third episode of The Amazing Race 5.
The order of departure from La Porteña are as follows:
Teams must find the Del Turista Chocolate Factory to search for their next clue.
At the chocolate factory, teams would have the option to Yield a team. None of the teams opted to use the Yield, and was left unaired.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock will search through 11,000 chocolates (by biting into them) until they located one with a white center. Of these 11,000 chocolates, 20 of them had a white center. When the white center is found, they would get their next clue from a factory worker.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Teams must drive themselves to Villa Catedral, where they can find their next clue.
Choice A: Smooth Sailing
Each team member would have to paraglide in tandem with an instructor off the edge of the hill. They would sail 5000 ft through the air back down to the bottom of the mountain, where they would receive their next clue.
All of the teams chose this task.
Choice B: Rough Riding
Teams would choose a mountain bike, and travel a six-mile through a rugged trail to the bottom of the mountain. There, they would find their next clue.
None of the teams chose this task.
Teams must drive themselves to Bahia Lopez to check in.
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
- This episode's title was said by Charla, who touched an electric fence when exiting La Porteña.
- Stephen Kiehl at The Baltimore Sun (07/27/2004): "Team runs afoul of viewers"