Roadblock. Paige takes it and zooms off in the boat. Norm takes it and zooms off as well. Paige, standing up in the boat. "Jeez, where is it?" she wonders. Norm, speeding along, pumping his fist. "Man, that's awesome," he says, looking at the falls. Paige sees the flag. Norm sees it too. Blake and Hope wait anxiously and awkwardly, knowing it's one or the other of them. "I knew Norm was on his way," Blake voices over ominously. "Here comes a boat," Hope suddenly says to him, and they peer out across the water together. "It's Paiger," Hope and Blake say at the same time. Blake gives Paige a thumbs-up, but you can tell he's trying not to be too showy about it. Paige de-boats, and they're off, with Blake throwing a lame, I-don't-know-what-to-say sort of "see ya" to Hope as he goes. Norm comes toward Hope in his boat.
But Blake and Paige are already running up to Phil. "Blake and Paige," Phil says, "you're team number nine." "We'll make up for it tomorrow," Paige says cheerily.
Norm and Hope walk up the path. "I feel good," he says to her. "I don't know what we could have done different, hon," she says. Mat. Phil tells them they're booted from the race. "It's been a good one," Norm says, with what looks like a fairly sincere smile. In a post-boot interview, he says that his key point was to "enjoy some of these fabulous places, and to experience it with my best friend, which is my wife." She tells us that earlier on, he told her he'd found his girlfriend again. She says she feels the same. "He's my choice, I choose him, no matter what."
And just as we fade to black, Miss Alli's Dad -- loudly, from UPSTAIRS, where he allegedly IS NOT WATCHING, because he can't watch any single television program for more than six seconds without changing the channel: "Awwwww."
Executive Producer? Jerry Bruckheimer.
Next time: Peggy and Claire oversleep, and Blake declines to wake them up. The World's Second Most Tenuous Alliance cracks. Somebody tells Mary and Peach that if they go somewhere, someone will kill them. Doesn't that sound like fun?