The Race is over.
The fourth Amazing Race has come to an end. I was barracking for Jon and Kelly but I'm happy that Chip and Reichen won. Exactly how their victory was a victory for all gay people, I'm not sure. It was similar to the end of the first series with one team so far behind that it was really down to the last two.
Checking out the website I found that Jon and Kelly weren't very popular with winners. I'm not sure why. I thought they were funny, and I thought that despite all the bitching (and each gave as good as they get) that they do love each other.
Channel Seven Australia screened the show in a late time slot (now that the show has won an Emmy maybe they can a clue) and also twice a week. This meant that the series was over fairly quickly which was a shame. Bring on the fifth Amazing Race!
What they should do is do an international one, teams of people from around the world, racing to see which people are the best travelers. I'm up for it.
The Mole has been revealed
Right from the first episode I was suspicious of Petrina. I don't know what it was; just something about her seemed odd. And I wasn't able to find anything that really proved to me that she was the Mole. And it was her that was proved to be the mole. That gives me a 50% success rate. I figured out the second series Mole, but was wrong with the other two. The Mole is the best reality game show Australia has, maybe next time I will apply again; I've got more interesting tales to tell this time.
Just a few minutes in to the seventh series of Survivor (well the sixth one we've got to see here in Australia) and it felt like Survivor had never been away. The music, Jeff's voiceover, the style - all so familiar and well loved. So far I like the Drake team as a whole better. Unlike the other tribe they treated the local people with respect and worked well as a team in the first immunity challenge. The others already are too snobbish and the team lacks cohesion, except for Ryan and the Scout lady (not that they have much hope of lasting too long).
And a very funny caption to what was on screen occurred during the challenge. Three guys from the Morgan team stripped off their boxers and performed with only modesty screen blurring over their private parts. We see the Drake team in the lead, then with one of the Morgan guy's naked backside in the centre of the screen up pops the caption "Morgan behind"! Did the editors and producers not see the humour there?
But ick, after exotic names for the tribes in the last series, this series we get Drake and Morgan. Two famous pirates or something, but how boring! They are English names, plain and boring; surely there was something more exciting to call them?