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"You Need to Watch Your Jokes, Guy"
TAR11E5
Version United States
Season Season 11
Episode Number 5/13 (126)
First Broadcast March 18, 2007
Viewership (in millions) 12.00[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.9/9
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You Need to Watch Your Jokes, Guy is the fifth episode of The Amazing Race: All-Stars.

Synopsis

Racers depart Argentina and head to Mozambique where one team's taunting of another team quickly escalates into a war of words.

During a Roadblock, teams must get up close and personal with a rat in order to receive their next clue.[2]

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Mastil de General Belgrano are as follows:

  1. Oswald & Danny (12:02 am)
  2. Eric & Danielle (12:06 am)
  3. Teri & Ian (1:04 am)
  4. Joe & Bill (1:55 am)
  5. Dustin & Kandice (1:58 am)
  6. Uchenna & Joyce (2:38 am)
  7. Charla & Mirna (2:41 am)

Teams must take a taxi to the base of Martial Mountain Chain and ride a chair lift, pick up an equipment and hike a mile to Martial Glacier. Once there, they have to use an avalanche beacon to search the glacier for another beacon buried in the snow with their next clue.

Teams must fly to Maputo, Mozambique. Due to limited flights, teams have been given tickets to Maputo, but do not have to use them if they can find an earlier flight. Upon arrival, they must choose a marked car and driver and go to Apopo Training Field to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to would dress up in protective gear and would choose a trained rat that is used to find buried land mines. They would guide the rat to find a race marker above a deactivated mine. Once their rat gave the signal that it found something, an Apopo Mine Technician would search the area. When the Race marker was found, the team would receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take their cars and drivers to the Praça dos Trabalhadores, where they will find their next clue.

Choice A: Pamper
Teams would have to travel half a mile to the Maputo Central Market, choose a nail polish kit, and convince people to pay them to paint their nails, which in Maputo is a job usually performed by men. Teams needed to earn at least 30 meticais, which is about one U.S. dollar, to receive their next clue.

Charla & Mirna, Dustin & Kandice, and Teri & Ian chose this task.

Choice B: Porter
Teams must make their way two miles to Mercado Janet where they would use their bare hands to fill 10 large, 45 pounds bags with coal and sew each of them shut. Then, teams have to carry one of the ten heavy bags to a specified address where the owner would hand them their next clue.

Eric & Danielle, Joe & Bill, Oswald & Danny, and Uchenna & Joyce chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Fortaleza de Maputo to check in.

For coming in first, Charla & Mirna won a trip to Aruba provided by Travelocity.

For coming in last place, Uchenna & Joyce are "marked for elimination". If they do not arrive first in the next leg, they would be assessed a 30-minute penalty.

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 Yield< Recipient of the Yield



CharlaMirna
 1st place 
Charla & Mirna
Cousins
DustinKandice
 2nd place 
Dustin & Kandice
Beauty Queens
TeriIan
 3rd place 
Teri & Ian
Married Parents
OswaldDanny
 4th place 
Oswald & Danny
Best Friends
JoeBill
 5th place 
Joe & Bill
Life Partners
EricDanielle
 6th place 
Eric & Danielle
Dating
UchennaJoyce
 7th place 
Uchenna & Joyce
Married

Trivia

  • This episode's title is said by Joe during a confrontation with Eric & Danielle.
  • This episode marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Mozambique.
  • The past-season highlight selected by Thermacare for its "The Amazing Race All-Stars Moment of Relief" during this episode was in Leg 10 of The Amazing Race 10 when Dustin & Kandice were comforted to learn that it was non-elimination and would be able to continue racing.
  • This episode was delayed 46 minutes on the East and Mountain time-zones due to overruns by NCAA March Madness.

Reception

  • Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (03/19/2007): "Teams channel A Christmas Story, Benny Hill, and Hitler on The Amazing Race All-Stars"

References

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