Jaymes & James arrive at the Van Gogh Café on foot, apparently after having done a bit of wandering. They're disappointed to see the twins getting off the bus, because of course it means the Fast Forward is out of play. The two teams part company and wish each other luck as one of the sisters announces, "We killed that bitch!" "Must be nice," Jaymes chuckles ruefully as they start looking for directions to the next destination for the actual leg. No, Jaymes, it's awesomeballs. Meanwhile, Natalie & Nadiya are looking for directions to the home of Rembrandt's mistress -- like can't anybody be discreet in this country? -- and get into a taxi, burping fish the whole time. Be sure and tip your driver extra, ladies.
In Frankfurt, Abbie and Ryan are back on a shuttle bus. Again. At least this way they get to see more of the town than they did on their first visit. Ryan tells us he was frustrated "three legs ago [it was actually two] when we missed a connection in Frankfurt... If it wasn't two million dollars I probably would be laughing." Well, it's not two million dollars for me, and I certainly am. And I'm pretty sure someone at the network is, too.
The third plane carrying Trey & Lexi arrives in Amsterdam, and after a run through the airport, they're soon on the train going, "Sssuperstar!" Weren't they, like, in day care when that was a thing?
At the dock, Jaymes & James pick a boat driver and dig their ride up the canal. "We're going to enjoy this calm before the storm," James says. Or the calm before the calm, as the case may be. Behind them, Lexi quickly spots the clue box outside Central Station, and she and Trey wisely forgo the Fast Forward in favor of heading straight to their Route Info.
The Pit Stop is in a little Dutch country town, with houses and chicken pens in backyards and Phil standing by the mat next to a greeter dressed like an old-fashioned Dutch milkmaid. She says, "Hallo (Hello.)" as Natalie and Nadiya come rolling up, barely twenty minutes into the episode. The twins sing "Thank you" in harmony and shimmy expectantly as Phil tells them they're team number one, shimmying right back at them. "What was that?" he asks them before getting to the point: They each win five thousand dollars, which one of them says means "All the clothes we wanted." "Tot Ziens. (Goodbye)," the greeter smiles at them. Speaking of someone who probably wishes she were wearing something else.