|"Sorry, Guys, I'm Not Happy to See You"|
|Episode Number||10/11 (144)|
|First Broadcast||January 13, 2008|
|Viewership (in millions)||11.65|
|Previous||"I Just Hope He Doesn't Croak on Us"|
|Next||"The Final Push"|
Sorry, Guys, I'm Not Happy to See You is the the penultimate episode of The Amazing Race 12.
The order of departure from Tempozan Park are as follows:
Teams must travel by taxi to Umeda Sky Building and make their way to the Floating Garden on the roof to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would become a passenger in a car driven by a professional stunt driver who would maneuver the vehicle onto a giant teeter-totter and then rock back and forth precariously 25 feet above the ground. Then, the team member would switch into an amphibious car, don a pair of goggles, and while holding their breath, they would be driven underwater for 17 seconds. If they are successful, they would get their next clue.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
TK & Rachel must travel to travel to Heping Elementary School and they have to don on protective gear and run through a barrage of fireworks. Once they've completed the run and are doused with water before being allowed to continue.
Teams must travel by high speed rail back to Taipei. Once there, teams must make there way to GK Teahouse and order a cup of tea. Once they've drank the tea, the bottom of the cup will contain their next clue in Chinese.
After translating their next clue, teams must travel to Gong Guan Night Market and find a clown who will hand them their next clue.
Choice A: Fire
Teams must make their way to Zhongzheng Park to participate in a mystical Chinese ritual by writing messages of luck, good or bad, on Kongming lanterns. They have to burn "spirit money" under the lanterns, filling them with hot air that would lift the lanterns into the sky and carry their messages to the spirits above. Once a team has sent 20 sky lanterns into the air, they would receive their next clue.
None of the teams chose this task.
Choice B: Earth
Teams must their way to Youth Park to participate in a local custom used to reduce stress. Team members have to take off their shoes and, with their bare feet, walk down a 220-foot path made of jagged stones, turn around, and walk back. When they are finished, they would receive their next clue.
All of the teams chose this task.
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
- This episode marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Taiwan.
- This episode's title is said by Jennifer Parker.
- Oscar Dahl at BuddyTV (01/14/2008): "The Amazing Race 12: Episode 10 Recap"
- John Kubicek at BuddyTV (01/14/2008): "Happy Birthday, Jennifer ... Goodbye"
- Lester Jeff at dryedmongez.com (01/14/2008): "I Wanna Rip Those Dreads Out of His Head"
- Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (01/14/2008): "Birthday girl gives everyone a present by getting eliminated"
- Josh Wolk at EW.com (01/14/2008): "Taiwan On"
|The Amazing Race 12 Episode List|
"Donkeys Have Souls, Too" · "I've Become the Archie Bunker of the Home" · "Please, Lord, Give Me Milk" · "Let's Name Our Chicken Phil" · "We've Really Burned Bridges, for Sure" · "Cherry on Top of the Sundae That's Already Melted" · "This Is Forever, Now" · "Honestly, They Have Witch Powers or Something!" · "I Just Hope He Doesn't Croak on Us" · "Sorry, Guys, I'm Not Happy to See You" · "The Final Push"