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"You're Like Jason Bourne, Right?"
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Version United States
Season Season 16
Episode Number 8/12 (187)
First Broadcast April 4, 2010
Viewership (in millions) 9.14[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 2.7/8
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Previous "Anonymous?"
Next "Dumb Did Us In"
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You're Like Jason Bourne, Right? is the eighth episode of The Amazing Race 16.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Paradise Sun Hotel are as follows:

  1. Steve & Allie (7:22 pm)
  2. Dan & Jordan (7:36 pm)
  3. Brent & Caite (9:15 pm)
  4. Louie & Michael (9:16 pm)
  5. Carol & Brandy (10:19 pm)
  6. Jet & Cord (10:22 pm)

Teams must travel by ferry departing at 2:00 am to the island of Mahé to travel to Seychelles International Airport. Then teams must fly to George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Upon arrival, teams must travel by taxi to the Snake Temple, where they will find their next clue.

Teams must travel by helicopter to L'Union Estate on the island of La Digue, where teams will find their next clue.

Choice A: Buddhist Tradition
Teams would have to travel to the Tien Kong Than Buddhist temple and carry a series of joss sticks to the top of the temple. After arranging them in the proper order, teams must light them to receive their next clue.

Brent & Caite, Carol & Brandy, Dan & Jordan, Louie & Michael, and Steve & Allie chose this task.

Choice B: Chinese Custom
Teams would have to travel to Padang Kota Lama park where they'll participate in the Chinese New Year tradition of balancing large flags on their foreheads and then running across the esplanade. After both team members have made it across the esplanade without letting their flag fall, they'll receive their next clue.

Only Jet & Cord chose this task.

Teams must travel by taxi to Teluk Bahang and search for the Kuil Sri Singamuga Kaliamman temple to find their next clue.

At the Kuil Sri Singamuga Kaliamman temple, Jet & Cord would receive their clue for their Speed Bump.

Jet & Cord must travel to the Tropical Spice Garden to find a woman crushing spices for tea. Then by smell, they have to pick the right prepared tea and serve it to a guru sitting on a swing. The guru must finish the tea before they are allowed to continue.

The team member assigned to this Roadblock would have to prepare a traditional Hindu offering called a float by first breaking open several coconuts in order to find one that had colored flesh. They then must built the float and give it to the waiting Gurukkal who sent it out to sea and then give teams their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel by taxi to Pinang Peranakan Mansion to check in.

For coming in first place, Jet & Cord won a trip for two to Maui, Hawaii, provided by Travelocity.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     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



Jetcord
 1st place 
Jet & Cord
Brothers/Cowboys
Carolbrandy
 2nd place 
Carol & Brandy
Dating
Louismichael
 3rd place 
Louie & Michael
Detectives
Brentcaite
 4th place 
Brent & Caite
Dating Models
Danjordan
 5th place 
Dan & Jordan
Brothers
Steveallison
 ELIMINATED 
Steve & Allie
Father/Daughter

Trivia

  • This episode's title is said by Michael to his team's taxi driver.

Reception

  • Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (04/05/2010): "Jet and Cord's come-from-behind first-place finish not quite 'unbelievable' "

References

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