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"Please Hold While I Singe My Skull"
1306-KellyChristy-Roadblock
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 13
Episode No.: 6/11 (151)
First Broadcast: November 2, 2008
Viewership (in millions): 9.72[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 2.9/7
Episode Chronology
Previous: "Do It Like a Madman"
Next: "My Nose Is on Fire"
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Please Hold While I Singe My Skull is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 13.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Bayon Temple are as follows:

  1. Nick & Starr (11:22 pm)
  2. Toni & Dallas (11:34 pm)
  3. Ken & Tina (11:53 pm)
  4. Kelly & Christy (11:59 pm)
  5. Terence & Sarah (12:05 am)
  6. Andrew & Dan (12:29 am)

Terence & Sarah left the pit stop 5th, as they were caught speeding in the previous leg and were penalized 30 minutes at the start of this leg.

Teams must fly to Delhi, India. Upon arrival, teams must travel by taxi to Moonlight Motors to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to repaint black portions of an auto rickshaw green, to show that the tuk tuks had switched to using natural gas as fuel. To paint it green, the team member had to cover up all of the glass and wheels of the tuk tuk before spray painting with an interior of newspaper. When they finished painting, they would receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel by taxi or rickshaw to The Ambassador Hotel in New Delhi and search the grounds for their next clue.

Choice A: Launder Money
Teams would have to make a traditional Indian wedding necklace by stapling 10 rupees notes to the necklace that added up to ₹780, and then find their way to find the newlywed couple in Prakash Banquet Hall under the chaotic crowds and present them the necklace to receive their next clue.

Ken & Tina and Terence & Sarah chose this task.

Choice B: Village Work
Teams would have to go to Dhobi Ghat and use a traditional charcoal iron to press 20 pieces of clothing in order to receive their next clue from a laundry woman.

Andrew & Dan, Kelly & Christy, Nick & Starr, and Toni & Dallas chose this task.

Teams must travel to Bahá'í House to check in.

For coming in first, Nick & Starr each won an environmentally friendly electric car for each team member.

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

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn
S13 NickStarr
 1st place 
Nick & Starr
Brother/Sister
S13 KellyChristy
 2nd place 
Kelly & Christy
Divorcees
S13 ToniDallas
 3rd place 
Toni & Dallas
Mother/Son
S13 TerenceSarah
 4th place 
Terence & Sarah
Newly Dating
S13 AndrewDan
 5th place 
Andrew & Dan
Frat Boys
S13 KenTina
 6th place 
Ken & Tina
Separated

Trivia

  • The episode title is said by Christy, referring to ironing as a wife.

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