"Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come"
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 15
Episode No.: 3/11 (171)
First Broadcast: October 11, 2009
Viewership (in millions): 10.52[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.2/8
Episode Chronology
Previous: "It's Like Being Dropped on Planet Mars"
Next: "I'm Like Ricky Bobby"

Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come is the third episode of The Amazing Race 15.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Reunification Palace are as follows:

  1. Flight Time & Big Easy (6:53 pm)
  2. Meghan & Cheyne (6:54 pm)
  3. Gary & Matt (6:58 pm)
  4. Brian & Ericka (6:59 pm)
  5. Sam & Dan (7:06 pm)
  6. Maria & Tiffany (7:16 pm)
  7. Mika & Canaan (7:25 pm)
  8. Zev & Justin (7:31 pm)
  9. Lance & Keri (7:32 pm)

Teams must fly to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Once there, teams must make their way to the Foreign Correspondents' Club and whisper to one of the two correspondents to receive their next clue.

Using a duplicate picture of King Norodom Sihanouk and Jacqueline Kennedy taken in 1967 for reference, teams must find the Hotel Le Royal. Once they've found the suite at the hotel named after Kennedy, teams will receive their next clue.

Choice A: Cover
Teams would have to make their way to a marked motorcycle helmet shop and choose four helmets. T they must hen sell them using just their persuasion to a family of four, consisting of two adults and two children, for US$10. When completed, they will hand the shopkeeper the money in exchange for their clue.

Only Lance & Keri chose this task.

Choice B: Wrap
Teams would have to find the Russian Market and find stalls 980 and 981, where the shopkeeper will hand them a silk scarf. They then have to search the market for a woman wearing an identical scarf and bring the woman back to the stall. When they've correctly matched the two scarves, the shopkeeper would hand them their next clue.

Brian & Ericka, Flight Time & Big Easy, Gary & Matt, Maria & Tiffany, Meghan & Cheyne, Mika & Canaan, Sam & Dan, Zev & Justin chose this task.

Teams must travel on foot to Wat Toul Tom Pong to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to put on a monkey mask and tail, then perform three Classical Khmer monkey dance maneuvers as demonstrated by their monkey dancer. If their performance to the satisfaction of the monkey dancer, he will hand them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel by taxi to Wat Phnom to check in.

For coming in first place, Sam & Dan each won a motorcycle.


     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
S15 SamDan
 1st place 
Sam & Dan
S15 FlightTimeBigEasy
 2nd place 
Flight Time & Big Easy
Harlem Globetrotters
S15 BrianEricka
 3rd place 
Brian & Ericka
S15 GaryMatt
 4th place 
Gary & Matt
S15 MeghanCheyne
 5th place 
Meghan & Cheyne
S15 LanceKeri
 6th place 
Lance & Keri
S15 MikaCanaan
 7th place 
Mika & Canaan
Newly Dating
S15 MariaTiffany
 8th place 
Maria & Tiffany
Professional Poker Players
S15 ZevJustin
 9th place 
Zev & Justin


  • This episode's title is said by Justin while jokingly mispronouncing Phnom Penh.
  • According to Justin, he and Zev won a pair of motorcycles for initially coming first.[2]