|"I Got the Smartest Dude"|
Jelani, Jeff, and Tyler solving a traditional Japanese puzzle box known as a yosegi, as part of the Roadblock in Nagano, Japan.
|Episode Number||2/12 (298)|
|First Broadcast||February 27, 2015|
|Viewership (in millions)||6.15|
|Previous||"Great Way to Start a Relationship"|
I Got the Smartest Dude is the second episode of The Amazing Race 26.
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The order of departure from the Akihabara UDX Building are as follows:
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to solve an intricate method to opening a Japanese puzzle box, known as a yosegi. Once they have figured the box, they would find a password written on a small piece of paper, which reads Nakani irete kudasai ("Please let me in"). They must then recite the password to the castle guards in order to get their next clue, one of which conceals a "Date Night" ticket.
The performers per team are underlined:
Teams must travel by taxi to Nishi-guchi Zenkō-ji to find their next clue.
Choice A: Share
Teams would have to made their way to the Takesan Donabe restaurant and feed each other a bowl of noodles, using only a pair of chopsticks sitting in front of a large fan. Once all the noodles are eaten, they will receive their next clue.
Choice B: Chair
Teams would have to travel to the M-Wave Olympic Arena. One team member sits on a chair mounted on a sled, while the other team member pushes the chair around a speed skating track. After one lap, they'll switch places. Teams have to finish both laps in a combined time of no more than three minutes and fifty-five seconds to receive their next clue from the the coach.
Teams must travel by taxi to Patio Daimon 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 • ϵ Used the Express Pass• ⊂ User of the first Double U-Turn slot • ⊃ Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • ⋐ User of the second Double U-Turn slot • ⋑ Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot
- The episode's title was said by Laura and Jenny in reference to their partners, while waiting at the Roadblock.
|The Amazing Race 26 Episode List|
"Great Way to Start a Relationship" · "I Got the Smartest Dude" · "#MurphysLaw" · "The Great Amazing Nasty Race" · "Get in That Lederhosen, Baby" · "Smells Like a Million Bucks" · "Back in Business" · "Moment of Truth" · "Can I Get a Hot Tub!" · "Fruits Of Our Labor" · "In It to Win It" · "Monster Truck Heroes"