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The Amazing Race 

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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.
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Won 15 Primetime Emmys. Another 26 wins & 144 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Phil Keoghan ...  Himself - Host 361 episodes, 2001-2019
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Storyline

The best of the reality series crop is back, with 12 teams of 2 players each racing around the world, trying not to be eliminated at a series of checkpoints in which the last team to arrive is booted from the show. CBS chooses teams with relationships containing at least some tension, especially when the situation involves intense pressure. This season includes such duos as two circus clowns, a gay married couple, a father and son, a recently engaged couple, married couples, and best friends. Written by T.J. Magwire

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The world is waiting... GO! See more »


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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

AMR | CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Amazing Race: Family Edition See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Uchenna and Joyce (Season 7) were originally scheduled to appear on Season 6. They were sequestered in Santa Monica, California at the beginning of that race, but were cut at the last minute as they were seen as too similar to the previous season's winners, Chip and Kim. See more »

Goofs

As teams are leaving Singapore you can see that the name of the airport in the graphic is Changai Airport, when in fact the airport in Singapore is Changi Airport See more »

Quotes

Host: [starting a Race in the first episode of each season] The world is waiting for you. Good luck... travel safe... go!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, quick shots of locations can be seen, hinting at which countries the race will visit. In Season 6, quick shots include the Nordic Hotel Ice Bar (Stockholm, Sweden) and the Brandenburg Gate (Germany). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.6 (2009) See more »

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Just an amazing show
30 August 2012 | by Critter1223See all my reviews

Last December, Survivor South Pacific ended and I had to find something to watch while the 3 months passed until Survivor came back. So I decided to try out this show, Amazing Race. I was hooked after 1 episode and watched an entire season in 1 night. By the end of the 3 months I had watched all 19 seasons of the show. It became my new obsession. Easily the best show on TV, even the duller seasons such as 4, 8, or 13 are still awesome and entertaining. I know this show is definitely not for everyone, you need to like reality shows to enjoy this (obviously), but if you are a fan of survivor, big brother, or even fear factor, I would definitely suggest giving this amazing show a chance.


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