As the kids gather on the showdown field in their color-coded anoraks, Jonathan lets us know that the religion thing isn't over with yet. He says that cowboys used to race horses from one church steeple to the next. But this is going to be a rather different steeplechase; specifically, each team has to assemble a giant jigsaw puzzle of a steeple on a huge, steeple-shaped tray. And then they use a wheel to crank the assembled puzzle to a vertical position. Above and beyond trying to see what happens when the Council is encouraged to hold a mass religious service, this seems like one more example of religious insensitivity. They couldn't have maybe supplied a puzzle of a synagogue for the Green team, which contains Eric and Sophia? A Hindu temple for Anjay's Blue team? A giant High School Musical poster for Yellow? In any case, the ranking of classes according to the order in which the teams finish will play out in the usual way. And that's even more true than they think right now. They have a half-hour to get the reward for the whole town. A half-hour? To put together puzzles? This must not be a very good reward.
The showdown begins. What can I tell you about competitive jigsaw puzzle assembly? Blue and Red appear to take an early lead, with Green bringing up the rear, as they do. It's general confusion over there, as usual. Morgan interviews that although the Green team is pretty smart, little Alex and Mallory have outsized brains for their little bodies. And indeed, we see that it's the two youngest Blues leading the team on this challenge rather than Blaine or Anjay or even Greg, whose CV apparently has a glaring omission where his jigsaw puzzle factory experience should be. The editing suggests that Blue finishes its puzzle only seconds before Red, but I don't know how reliable that is. Both teams rush to their wheels and start turning. There's some kind of cruel gear ratio on those things, because despite the wheels being spun very quickly, the puzzles are rising veeeeery slowly. Greg turns the Blue wheel by himself, because they soon realize that more hands on the wheel are not an advantage. Blue holds onto its lead and finishes first, returning them to the Upper Class. Red finishes shortly thereafter and becomes the Merchants.