Msaada shows the right-on judgement to which we've become accustomed by rolling her eyes at the fake Max Headroom she has to put up with daily. "That was wrong," she seemingly says to Theo, but I like to think she was answering the question, "Why the hell did you ever agree to be on Road Rules in the first place?" The email tells them to show up at the Make-A-Wish Foundation to receive their next assignment. And they must still "go incognito," which again confuses me. When were they incognito before? And what exactly is he opposite of "incognito"? "Cognito"? Holly gets in a good line when she asks, "What are we doing against the rules at the Make-A-Wish Foundation?" Maybe wishing that the Road Master disappear forever? Wishing that Bunim-Murray pay a little more attention to their show? Wishing that Theo get his tooth-gap fixed? Those are the kind of wishes I'd be making. If I was Msaada, I'd wish to get away from these five freaks before they start to rub off on me. Split screen nonsense as the Shasta drives to the charity. I think I liked it better when they used a constant barrage of pop music to so subtly highlight the desired tone of the segments. It had to have been better than this fake Streets of San Francisco bullshit. Floaty Holly explains what the Make-A-Wish Foundation is. As they enter, Theo yodels, "You gotta come in this place respectful, this is the Make-A-Wish Foundation." He then spits a load of chaw on the floor and tries to rape a chair. So the kids meet a skinny fifteen-year-old boy named Sloan, the new Mission Mayor, having upset Picabo Street in the Mission Mayor Primaries 389,078 to 2. Don't worry, Picabo walked away from office with a fat pension and one of Holly's g-strings. The kids look vaguely concerned, but when Sloan explains that their mission is to "prank The Real World," they freak out; James jumps up and down, flexing his muscles in his sexy yellow t-shirt. The combo of the yellow shirt and the baseball cap -- the logo of which the MTV Nazis have pixelled out -- really works for him. Holly looks strange again and goes Scaryteeth on us as Kathryn stares at the camera blankly. Msaada also looks excited, but I suspect it's because she's planning on getting to The Real World house and immediately defecting, like Robin Williams in Moscow on the Hudson. The kids have to make their way into The Real World house, kidnap the dog "Shorty," leave some lock-box, take photos at specific locations with the dog, and mail the photos from a certain mailbox by 8:00 PM that evening. James is still fucking jumping up and down in the background, by the way. Oh, and if they are successful, they will get six points towards their "handsome reward." Why is every Mission Mayor forced to refer to it as a "handsome" reward. What, are they going to win Tom Selleck? Behind Sloan, as he reads the instructions, is a huge, creepy photo of an ostensibly sick little girl. It's freaking me out, man. Oh, and they can't break into the mansion; they can, however, "lie, cheat, and steal." "How big is this dog, yo?" asks Laterrian, who quickly goes floaty and says, "I'm thinking, okay, I'm thinking Cujo." And that's it. Foreshadowing? Or the crack B/M editing department. You decide.
Episode Report Card489 USERS: C+
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