The Amazing Race - Season 19

Friday 8:00 PM on CBS Premiered Sep 05, 2001 In Season




Episode Guide

  • 12/11/11

    Amani and Marcus, Ernie and Cindy, and Jeremy and Sandy depart Panama Viejo in Panama City and fly to Atlanta. Once there, the teams taxi to FlightSafety International and have to use a simulator to land a Learjet from 2,500 feet. A proper landing gives a clue directing them to Margaret Mitchell's home, where a Roadblock forces racers to type their next clue out on an old manual typewriter before being allowed to proceed. Only being given "44-715-74", teams must discover this is directing them to the Turner Field parking lot, where a memorial to Hank Aaron's 1974 715th career home run stands; a large map there requires racers to put on climbing gear and rope a cord through caribiners anchored to countries to map out the Race route. Completion gives out the location of the finish line and one million dollars: Swan House.

  • 12/4/11

    The four remaining teams depart from the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium and fly to Panama City, Panama, with the knowledge that only three will be left standing at the end of this leg.

  • Release The Brake!
    Episode 10

    The remaining teams arrive at a faux Pit Stop at Parc Elisabeth in Brussels, Belgium and immediately head for the Ford Proving Ground in Lommel. Once there, a Roadblock involves navigating a Mustang through a three-part driving skills challenge. Completion directs teams to drive to the Hoofdbrug in Ghent. Once there, the Detour allows a choice of assembling a raft to go on "Water" and find two halves of their next clue in a nearby canal or correctly making and displaying a stall and 18 Belgian "Waffles". Finishing the Detour sends teams to De Muur Van Geraardsbergen, where they release and follow homing pigeons. Once reunited, a band on the pigeons' legs contains the location of the Pit Stop: The Atomium.

  • It's Speedo Time
    Episode 9

    The five remaining teams depart from the Havet in Copenhagen, Denmark and race to a statue of Hans Christian Andersen for a Roadblock involving remembering a poem and biking to Teatermuseet to give a dramatic presentation for a critic's approval. Successful teams then drive to Legoland in Billund, where they must go on a spinning teacup ride and assemble a puzzle that will reveal their next destination is a train station in Hamburg, Germany. After driving there, teams are instructed to take a train through Cologne and on to Brussels, Belgium. Directed to the European Parliament Building, the racers learn they will be judged in a body posing competition. Teams earning the minimum score are awarded the location of Phil and the mat: Parc Elizabeth.

  • Super Shady
    Episode 8

    The six remaining teams set off from the Sunbird Livingstonia Beach in Salima, Malawi and fly to Copenhagen, Denmark, heading to Vor Frelsers Kirke with knowledge there will be another Double U-Turn on the course. After getting a clue to Frederiksborg Slot, the Roadblock forces racers to go inside and learn an intricate Renaissance dance done in three parts. At Frilandmuseet, the Detour has teams choose between getting "All Hopped Up" by leading rabbits through a steeplechase course, or making sure they get six bricks of butter "All Churned Out" and in presentable shape. Directed to the nearby Karlstrup Windmill, teams are given the Pit Stop location: the Havet, docked back in Copenhagen.

  • Move Goat
    Episode 7

    The seven remaining teams depart from the Kumbali Village in Lilongwe, Malawi and travel by bus to the town of Salima, where their Roadblock awaits. One team member has to use a bicycle taxi, called kabaza, to take a passenger carrying fish to one of three different addresses. After completing this, they must go to Lake Malawi and do the Detour tasks: they must join the 'Dugout' canoe race and use a traditional canoe, they have to paddle out to pass the drummer, and paddle back to the shore in order to receive their next clue. Teams also may choose to 'Lugout' eight passengers, two boxes of cabbages, two bundles of sugar cane, two brooms, one chair, and one fan from ferry to the shore. Succeeding in doing the tasks, teams must search Jamaica Shop and face the first Double U-Turn. After deciding which teams should be U-Turned, they must walk all the way to the seventh Pit Stop: Sunbird Livingstonia Beach.

  • The seven remaining teams depart from the M. R. Kukrit Heritage House in Bangkok, Thailand and fly to Lilongwe, Malawi, where they travel by taxi to Limbe Tobacco Warehouse for their Roadblock: racers are forced to transport ten, 200 lb. bales of tobacco using a handtruck to receive their next clue. At the Detour, teams either must travel to White Horse De-sign Tailor Shop in an old market and use an old manual sewing machine to make sure a customer's suit is properly "All Sewn Up", or go to Lilongwe LEA School and make two toy trucks by using simple materials for kids who are "Not Grown Up" to play with. Teams then head to a furniture store and have two beds trucked to Kumbali Village, then carry them to the Pit Stop, where the beds will be used for their overnight rest.

  • 10/23/11

    The eight remaining teams depart from the floating village of Koh Panyi near Phuket, Thailand with Liz and Marie knowing a Speed Bump awaits. Teams take elephants to a Roadblock, requiring racers to home in on a traditional flautist's song to find a waterfall's base and dive for their next clue. Directed by that clue to a local shop in Song Prak, teams take apart a model shrine and deliver it to Wat Chanathigaram temple, where another Roadblock awaits, requiring whoever did not do the first Roadblock to reassemble the shrine to receive their next clue, directing them to take a bus over 500 miles to Bangkok. Once there, teams head to Bangkok Noi Canal to feed fish and get a clue directing them to the Pit Stop: the M.R. Kukrit Heritage Home.

  • 10/16/11

    The eight remaining teams depart from the Borobudur Temple in Indonesia and fly to Phuket, Thailand. Directed to Nonthasak Marina, a Detouroffers a choice of fighting either strong currents to do a reef-building "Coral Reconstruction" project or strong winds to set up chairs and umbrellas as part of a "Beach Restoration" project. Completion awards a token to be used to help teams locate the Roadblock at Koh Yao Noi Island, where racers must climb a steep cliff to retrieve a clue from a bird nest. It directs teams to the Pit Stop, a tiny soccer field on the floating fishing village of Koh Panyi.

  • 10/9/11

    The nine remaining teams depart from the Kraton Palace in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, joining a reenactment of a Dutch colonial bicycle patrol. The clue received afterward directs the teams to the Lesehan Restaurant in Salakmalang and the leg's Detour, with the choice of taking meals to workers in a "Rice Field"—and then planting 300 rice seed themselves—or making sure sheep are "Grass Fed" and watered. Directed to a 9th-century Buddhist temple at Borobudur, racers face a Roadblock of correctly counting four different styles of Buddha statues around the temple; success means searching the temple grounds for the Pit Stop.

  • 10/2/11

    The teams depart from the National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine in Taipei, Taiwan, and travel to Yogyakarta, Indonesia with the knowledge that a double-elimination awaits at the Pit Stop. A Roadblock makes racers spelunk into Goa Jomblang to find a mask and dagger to trade for the next clue, which Bill and Cathi have to await to do when confronted with their Speed Bump. The Detour gives everyone a choice to either "Shake Their Money Maker" by dancing and playing music in the streets for donations, or "Be a Ticket Taker" by parking rider's motorbikes. However, following directions when giving their earnings to an orphanage in exchange for the Pit Stop proves tricky for most, leading to a scramble to check in at Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat.

  • 9/25/11

    Eleven teams depart from the Hsi Lai Temple in Los Angeles and fly to Taipei, Taiwan, with the team finishing the departure task last being placed in a hazardous situation. A frustrating search for their first route marker clue at the Ximending Commercial District directs them to a memorization Roadblock at the Taipei Confucius Temple. Forcing racers to hear some of his wisdom and properly recite it to a monk, success meant being directed to Dajia Riverside Park, where teams join a dragon boat racing team. Getting to the end of the course earned the location of the Pit Stop: the National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine.