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"Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt"
AdrianTumble
Version United States
Season Season 16
Episode Number 1/12 (180)
First Broadcast February 14, 2010
Viewership (in millions) 9.00[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 2.8/7
Episode Chronology
Previous "Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound"
(previous season)
Next "When the Cow Kicked Me in the Head"
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Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt is the season premiere of The Amazing Race 16.

Story

Route Markers

The race begins at Vista Hermosa Natural Park in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Teams must fly to Santiago, Chile. Before departure, teams must use public transportation to Los Angeles International Airport. The first three teams that arrive at LAX would recieve tickets on a flight to Chile one hour ahead of the second fight. However, due to mechanical failure all three teams were rebooked on the seconf flight. Upon arrival in Santiago, teams must travel by bus to Valparaíso, where they will find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Wulff Castle to find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Ascensor Villaseca to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to this Roadblock would have to cross a tightrope the length of a football field suspended 120 feet above the ground to the end of the valley to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must ride a funicular down the mountain to find their next clue.

Teams must make their way to Paseo Templeman. At the templeman, they must pick up painting supplies (4 paint cans, paint brushes, and a ladder) and have to find a group of house painters next to a house matching the color of their paint. Once at the house, they had to finish painting a portion of the house to receive their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to Palacio Baburizza to check in.

For coming in first place, Jordan & Jeff won a trip for two to Vancouver, British Columbia provided by Travelocity.

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 Forward Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn



Jordanjeff
 1st place 
Jordan & Jeff
Newly Dating
Moniqueshawne
 2nd place 
Monique & Shawne
Moms/Attorneys
Jetcord
 3rd place 
Jet & Cord
Brothers/Cowboys
Steveallison
 4th place 
Steve & Allie
Father/Daughter
Joeheidi
 5th place 
Joe & Heidi
Married
Carolbrandy
 6th place 
Carol & Brandy
Dating
Brentcaite
 7th place 
Brent & Caite
Dating Models
Danjordan
 8th place 
Dan & Jordan
Brothers
Louismichael
 9th place 
Louie & Michael
Detectives
Jodyshannon
 10th place 
Jody & Shannon
Grandmother/ Granddaughter
Danaadrian
 ELIMINATED 
Dana & Adrian
High School Sweethearts

Trivia

  • This episode's title is said by Michael to Louis, referring to Jody beating him while racing to the bus station in Los Angeles.

Reception

  • Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (02/15/2010): "Dummies clear the way for Jeff and Jordan to check in first after not-quite-Amazing Race"
  • Josh Wolk at Vulture (02/15/2010): "World, Meet Our Reality Castoffs and Viral-Video Stars"

References

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