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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 16 Primetime Emmys. Another 26 wins & 144 nominations. See more awards »

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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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It's not how far they go... it's what happens along the way! 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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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Status of relationships from Season 1 -

After the race ended, Emily and Brennan started dating each other, but broke up after a few months in early 2002.

Frank and Margarita, who were separated parents, initially reconciled. However, they have since divorced and Frank has remarried.

Lenny and Karyn broke up due to their differences. See more »

Goofs

Frequent continuity errors. It's clear that many scenes were filmed hours or days apart and then edited together with =out consideration for whether or not they visually flowed together. 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

Spoofed in Huuma: Episode #2.17 (2006) See more »

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15 October 2005 | by marugorlero2See all my reviews

Even though it is still going on I am enjoying this season of The Amazing Race... So far my favorite season was number 5. The reason for this is that they really went all over the world, Brazil, Argentina, Egypt, Dubai... The family edition is a really good idea, since most of the people that watch the show are families. The only thing that I think they should start doing is to SEND THEM AROUND THE WORLD!! so far it has been only inside the united states, the purpose of the show is for the teams to race around the world. It makes it more interesting! So even though I am enjoying the season I just wish that they would hurry up and go somewhere else other than the States... Really good show though, probably one of the best reality shows ever.


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