"Mow'em Down Like Grass"
Version United States
Season Season 7
Episode Number 8/12 (081)
First Broadcast April 12, 2005
Viewership (in millions) 12.97[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 5.1/12
Episode Chronology
Previous "They Saved The Eyeball"
Next "We Have A Bad Elephant"

Mow'em Down, Like Grass is the eighth episode of The Amazing Race 7.


As the game becomes more intense and every second counts, the teams split off into two separate groups.

The pressures of the Race continue to weigh heavy on one team when even the simplest of tasks, such as choosing a mode of transportation, causes tempers to flare. Meanwhile, one team shares an affectionate moment with the locals as they are cheered on by a supportive crowd.[2]


Route Markers

The order of departure from Khwai River Lodge are as follows:

  1. Rob & Amber (12:45 am)
  2. Ron & Kelly (12:46 am)
  3. Uchenna & Joyce (2:08 am)
  4. Lynn & Alex (3:00 am)
  5. Meredith & Gretchen (3:45 am)

Teams must fly to Lucknow, India. First must first sign up one of three charter flights to Francistown Airport until they will receive a flight tickets to Mumbai with their own arrangement flight to Lucknow. Upon arrival teams must to head to Bara Imambara and find the Bouli to search for the next clue.

Teams must take a horse-drawn carriage to Kohinoor Steel Emporium to find their next clue.

At Kohinoor Steel Emporium, teams would have the option to Yield a team. None of the teams opted to use the Yield.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would search among 600 metal boxes contains their next clue in one of these boxes.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take a rickshaw to Indane Bhushan Gas Service Aishbagh to find their next clue.

Choice A: Solid
Teams must travel to a coal depot and chop up to 175 pounds of coal, load it onto flatbed tricycles and then deliver it to K.K. Jaiswal Charcoal Merchants. Once the coal is delivered, teams would receive their next clue.

None of the teams chose this task.

Choice B: Liquid
Teams must travel to the Sharma Tea Corner, get a tea cart and search a 3-story office building for five predesignated people which are on a list the teams have and had to give them a cup of tea and get a business card in exchange. When they received all five cards, teams returned the carts to the tea shop, and delivered the cards to the owner who would give them their next clue.

All of the teams chose this task.

Teams must make their way to the Rooftop of Charbagh Multistory Flats to meet Phil.

Teams would be handed their next clue from Phil, revealing they were still racing.


     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
 1st place 
Rob & Amber
 2nd place 
Ron & Kelly
Former POW/Pageant Queen
 3rd place 
Uchenna & Joyce
 4th place 
Lynn & Alex
 5th place 
Meredith & Gretchen


  • This episode's title was said by Ron.