"Such a Nice Pheromone Smell to You; Just Makes Me Want to Stay Close"
Version: United States
Season: The Amazing Race 4
Episode No.: 11/13 (046)
First Broadcast: August 7, 2003
Viewership (in millions): 8.30[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.1/11[1]
Episode Chronology
Previous: "That's Me. That's My Face. Just Hit My Face. Hit My Face!"
Next: "He's a Couple of Ticks Away from Having a Heart Attack"

Such a Nice Pheromone Smell to You; Just Makes Me Want to Stay Close to You is the eleventh episode of The Amazing Race 4.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Gyeongbokgung Palace are as follows:

  1. Kelly & Jon (2:46 am)
  2. Reichen & Chip (3:55 am)
  3. Jon & Al (4:04 am)
  4. David & Jeff (5:15 am)

Teams must make their way to Hangang Park on Yeouido Island. Once there, teams must lower down a pull string attached to a marked pedestal from a kite that would carry their next clue.

Teams must fly to Brisbane, Australia and find Holiday Inn and be directed to the penthouse by the concierge.

The Fast Forward instructions were given to them after finding their clue at Yeouido Island.

After arriving in Australia, teams must make their way to Sunshine Coast Beachengage in a lifeguard training exercise. They had to pull a rescue board out through the waves to find a person pretending to be injured. They had to pull her onto the board and safely transport her back to shore, they will receive the Fast Forward. David & Jeff won the Fast Forward.

Choice A: Face First
From the roof of the hotel, both team members would have to perform a 200 ft face-first rappel down the side of the building to get their next clue.

All of the teams chose this task.

Choice B: Feet First
From the Penthouse, teams had to look for a race flag at the top of a nearby Sheraton hotel. They then had to travel to that hotel on foot and climb up the stairwells to the Sheraton's Penthouse to get their next clue.

None of the teams chose this task.

Teams drive a marked car to Mooloolaba and find UnderWater World to search for their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to put on a scuba outfit and would dive into the aquarium's shark tank. Among 100 sharks, they would have to find their next clue inside of a treasure chest.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must make their way on foot to Mooloolaba Yacht Club to check in.

For coming in first, David & Jeff won a vacation to Mexico courtesy of American Airlines.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward
S4 DavidJeff
 1st place 
David & Jeff
Best Friends
S4 KellyJon
 2nd place 
Kelly & Jon
S4 ReichenChip
 3rd place 
Reichen & Chip
S4 JonAl
 4th place 
Jon & Al
Best Friends/Clowns


  • Kelly & Jon, as of this episode, are the first team to make it to the to the final three without using the fast forward.
  • This episode's title was said by Jon of Kelly & Jon.