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"I Have a Wedgie and a Half"
Version United States
Season Season 28
Episode Number 8/12 (326)
First Broadcast April 15, 2016
Episode Chronology
Previous "Welcome to Bloody Fingers 101"
Next "Salt That Sand!"
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I Have a Wedgie and a Half is the eighth episode of The Amazing Race 28.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from The Bridge of Peace are as follows:

  1. Zach & Rachel (10:39 pm)
  2. Burnie & Ashley (10:42 pm)
  3. Kurt & Brodie (10:45 pm)
  4. Dana & Matt (10:52 pm)
  5. Sheri & Cole (11:21 pm)
  6. Tyler & Korey (1:17 am)

Teams must fly to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Upon arrival, teams must drive themselves to a Bedouin camp to receive a Travelocity roaming gnome.

Choice A: Races
Teams must race camels, that can run up to 40 miles per hour, on bicycles, and arrive to the finish line first to receive their next clue. If they fail to finish the first time, they will receive a head start on the second try.

Kurt & Brodie, Sheri & Cole, and Tyler & Korey chose this task.

Choice B: Oasis
Teams must walk a camel across the desert and lead 4 camels one mile on a marked path to a Bedouin camp for their daily exercise. Once delivered, teams will receive their next clue and a glass of camel milk.

Burnie & Ashley, Dana & Matt, and Zach & Rachel chose this task.

Teams must drive themselves to Atlantis, The Palm to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to scuba dive into a shark tank and find a tube containing a puzzle. Once they have the tube, they must place it into a net and resurface. To solve the puzzle, teams must turn the tube so that the letters R, A, C, and E are in the appropriate spaces. Once they've completed the puzzle, they'll receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Kurt & Brodie used their Express Pass to bypass the Roadblock. Brodie had chosen to perform the task prior to handing over the Express Pass.

Teams must ride the Poseidon's Revenge water slide to receive their next clue.

Teams must travel by water taxi to Deira Old Souq Station to check in.

For coming in first place, Kurt & Brodie won a trip for two to Helsinki, Finland, provided by Travelocity.

For coming in last place, Sheri & Cole will have to perform a Speed Bump at some point during the next leg of the race.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     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 Forwardϵ 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


S28 KurtBrodie
 1st placeϵ 
Kurt & Brodie
Pro Frisbee Players
S28 BurnieAshley
 2nd place 
Burnie & Ashley
Dating Gamers
S28 TylerKorey
 3rd place 
Tyler & Korey
Best Friends
S28 ZachRachel
 4th place 
Zach & Rachel
Newlyweds
S28 DanaMatt
 5th place 
Dana & Matt
Engaged Choreographers
S28 SheriCole
 6th place 
Sheri & Cole
Mother/Son

Trivia

  • This episode's title was said by Dana.
  • Mika & Canaan from The Amazing Race 15 are referenced in this episode due to Mika's inability to ride down the Leap of Faith ride on Leg 6.
  • This was the first leg in which racers drove their own production-provided vehicles since The Amazing Race 26 (due to Ford no longer sponsoring the Race).

Reception

  • Kathryn McKay at SheKnows.com (04/16/2016): "Dana Borriello shouldn't be shamed for her meltdown"

References

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