"We're Going Down The Wrong Side Of The Freeway...And The Lights Are Off!"
Version United States
Season Season 4
Episode Number 7/13 (042)
First Broadcast July 10, 2003
Viewership (in millions) 8.10[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.0/11
Episode Chronology
Previous "I Could Have Never Been Prepared For What I'm Looking At Right Now"
Next "The Princess Reminded Me of My Grandmother. She Was Very Old But Still Very, Very With It"

We're Going Down The Wrong Side Of The Freeway...And The Lights Are Off! is the seventh episode of The Amazing Race 4.


Route Markers

The order of departure from the Gateway of India are as follows:

  1. David & Jeff (12:51 am)
  2. Reichen & Chip (12:52 am)
  3. Kelly & Jon (1:19 am)
  4. Millie & Chuck (1:34 am)
  5. Tian & Jaree (1:36 am)
  6. Jon & Al (1:37 am)

Teams must travel by train to Ernakulam Junction. Once there, teams must travel along National Highway 47 to find a marked billboard, where their next route marker is located.

Teams must travel to Alleppey and find the Sports Field by the Pallathuruthy bridge to find their next clue.

The Fast Forward instructions were given to them after finding their clue on National Highway 47. The instructions for the Fast Forward are unknown as no teams were shown preforming the task.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock will hang onto a harness hooked up to two bull and would have to continue holding on while the bulls dragged them through the mud and across the field. If they didn't let go at any point, they would receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must make their way to Beach Road and find their route marker.

Choice A: Baskets
Teams would have to load 10 live chickens into baskets and then attach those to a bicycle-powered wagon. They would have to pedal across town to find a farm that was circled on a map. After delivering their 10 chickens, they would get their next clue.

Only Reichen & Chip chose this task.

Choice B: Trunks
Teams would have to load two coir bales onto an elephant and would have to deliver them to a coir shop circled on a map. After delivering their bales, they would get their next clue.

David & Jeff, Jon & Al, Kelly & Jon, Millie & Chuck, and Tian & Jaree chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Punnamada Lake and find the Finishing Point to check in.

For coming in first, David & Jeff won a seven-night cruise vacation to the Western Caribbean on Royal Caribbean.


     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

 1st place 
David & Jeff
Best Friends
 2nd place 
Jon & Al
Best friends/clowns
 3rd place 
Kelly & Jon
 4th place 
Millie & Chuck
Dating 12 years/Virgins
 5th place 
Reichen & Chip
Tian & Jaree


  • This episode's title was said by Tian.


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