"You Are Just Deliberately Trying To Make Us Lose!"
Version United States
Season Season 4
Episode Number 5/13 (040)
First Broadcast June 26, 2003
Viewership (in millions) 7.90[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 2.9/10
Episode Chronology
Previous "Check Your Tires Because...Oh God, You Never Know What'll Happen!"
Next "I Could Have Never Been Prepared For What I'm Looking At Right Now"

You Are Just Deliberately Trying To Make Us Lose! is the fifth episode of The Amazing Race 4.


Route Markers

The order of departure from the Chateau des Alpilles are as follows:

  1. Tian & Jaree (2:26 am)
  2. Jon & Al (2:41 am)
  3. Millie & Chuck (2:41 am)
  4. Monica & Sheree (2:45 am)
  5. Reichen & Chip (2:54 am)
  6. David & Jeff (2:57 am)
  7. Kelly & Jon (3:00 am)
  8. Steve & Dave (4:19 am)

Teams must fly to Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Once there, teams must find the Magere Brug to search for their next route marker.

Teams must navigate the canals of Amsterdam find the next route marker at the Scheepvaart Museum.

The Fast Forward instructions were given to them after finding their clue at the Scheepvaart Museum.

Teams must head to the Molen van Sloten windmill and ride it for 10 revolutions. Once they've completed all 10, they can claim the Fast Forward. Millie & Chuck won the Fast Forward.

Choice A: 500 Kilograms
Teams must make their way to Alkmaar's cheese market, and dress up in Dutch outfits and traditional wooden clogs. They then have to use a stretcher to carry heavy wheels of cheese across the market to a scale. Once they've collected enough cheese to weigh exactly 500 kg, they would get their next clue.

Reichen & Chip and Steve & Dave chose this task.

Choice B: 15 Feet
Teams must make their way to Klein Farm, where they would don protective outfits. They then have to search through a 15 ft high pile of cow manure that would be processed into fertilizer. They will have to search the pile for their next clue.

David & Jeff, Jon & Al, Kelly & Jon, Monica & Sheree, and Tian & Jaree chose this task.

Teams must drive to Monnickendam and find their clue at the Smoker Statue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock will get on a marked boat and using only their hands, catch 25 eels and put them in a marked container. Once all of the eels have been collected, the fisherman would give them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must drive to Muiden and find the Kasteel Muiderslot to check in.

For coming in first, Millie & Chuck won a seven-day Mexican Rivera cruise vacation 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 
Millie & Chuck
Dating 12 years/Virgins
 2nd place 
Jon & Al
Best friends/clowns
 3rd place 
Kelly & Jon
 4th place 
Reichen & Chip
 5th place 
Monica & Sheree
NFL wives/Moms
 6th place 
David & Jeff
Best Friends
 7th place 
Tian & Jaree
Steve & Dave
Air traffic controllers


  • This leg marks the first time the Amazing Race visits the country of the Netherlands.
  • This episode's title was said by Jaree.


  • Lyn Jensen at Reality TV Fans (09/05/2013): "The Amazing Race 4's Flashback to Dutch Leg"


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