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"My Tongue Doesn't Even Twist That Way"
Denise JamesEarl Leg6 Detour
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 27
Episode No.: 6/12 (312)
First Broadcast: October 30, 2015
Episode Chronology
Previous: "King of the Jungle"
Next: "Full Speed Ahead, Captain!"
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My Tongue Doesn't Even Twist That Way is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 27.

Story

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Route Markers

The order of departure from the Masuwe Private Game Reserve are as follows:

  1. Denise & James Earl (5:40 am)
  2. Justin & Diana (5:50 am)
  3. Tanner & Josh (6:00 am)
  4. Kelsey & Joey
  5. Tiffany & Krista
  6. Logan & Chris
  7. Cindy & Rick

Only Denise & James Earl's, Justin & Diana's, and Tanner & Josh's departure times are shown on-screen.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to strap on a harness and bungee jump 364 feet from the Victoria Falls Bridge. Once they return to the top, they have to write down their heart rate from a Fitbit. fitness watch. Teams were advised to track this information throughout the leg as it would be used in a challenge on the following leg and receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must fly to Paris, France. Upon arrival, teams will travel by train to La Ferté-Alais, then by taxi to Aérodrome Musée Volant Salis in Cerny to find their next clue.

The team member who sat out of the previous Roadblock would have perform this one. The team member would have to fly in a vintage Boeing PT-17 biplane over the French countryside and spot the three words on the motto of the French Revolution seen from the ground: liberté, égalité, fraternité. Once they recite the words, a pilot will give them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel by train back to Paris, and travel by taxi to Square Louise-Michel nearby the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and search for Le Fantôme Blanc to receive their next clue.

Choice A: Drops Mic
Teams must travel to Quai de la Tournelle and perform a rap song by rapper Passi in French. If their French pronunciation, rhythm and vibes are correct, Passi will give them their next clue.

Denise & James Earl, Justin & Diana, Kelsey & Joey, and Tiffany & Krista chose this task.

Choice B: Bust a Crab
Teams must travel to La Coupole Restaurant where they'll work on a French signature crab dish, the Royal Platter. They must shuck and crack crabs properly to meet the chef's standards until bring them to a chef to exchange for their next clue.

Cindy & Rick, Logan & Chris, and Tanner & Josh chose this task.

Teams will have to figure out the bridge on the post card they received from the Detour is the Pont Alexandre III, where they will find their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to Place Charles de Gaulle overlooking the Arc de Triomphe to check in.

This leg is a no-rest leg. Teams would check in as normal, but receive their clue to start the next leg from Phil. The team that comes in last place does not face a penalty.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     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
S27 JustinDiana
 1st place 
Justin & Diana
Engaged
S27 TiffanyKrista
 2nd place 
Tiffany & Krista
Former Cheerleaders
S27 KelseyJoey
 3rd place 
Kelsey & Joey
Dating News Anchors
S27 TannerJosh
 4th place 
Tanner & Josh
Best Friends
S27 CindyRick
 5th place 
Cindy & Rick
Newlyweds
S27 LoganChris
 6th place 
Logan & Chris
Dating Paparazzi
S27 DeniseJamesEarl
 7th place 
Denise & James Earl
Mother/Son

Trivia

  • The episode title is said by Justin while performing the Drops Mic Detour.
  • This marks the first time a Detour appears on a leg with two Roadblocks.

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