As the Moms approach the Off-Road, Linda tells Karen not to worry -- "If we roll, we roll," she chirps. Heh. They get there and get in their vehicle. Meanwhile, here come Chip and Kim, realizing that the meter has ticked right past their ability to pay the driver. When he pulls up to the Detour, Chip offers the driver all the money he's got, and pretty much begs for mercy. Not really wanting to get in a fight about it, the driver apparently decides to go along. The way Chip describes it, they were about ten bucks short. That's ten bucks out of what it sounds like was about a $25 fare, so that's not just whistling "Dixie" either, as my father would say. That's seriously shorting the cabbie, and that's too bad. Chip goes on to voice over, a little inappropriately, that the cabbie went along, and Chip thinks it's because he puts out so much positive karma or whatever. Yeah. I'm sure the cabbie will enjoy eating all the food he can buy with the proceeds from your past good deeds. I love Chip, but...no.
Linda and Karen are in their 4x4, where Karen is lamenting the fact that she essentially fears that she is about to die. They leave, followed by Chip and Kim. And it takes Linda about twelve seconds to get stuck in the sand. This time, she does manage to get out on her own without a tow.
Oh, look. Brandon and Nicole are skydiving. Brandon says that the worst part of skydiving was looking down and seeing the other teams, and then having to wait. On the ground, Colin streaks across the dunes, and Brandon and Nicole then jump out of their plane. Colin drives. Brandon and Nicole succumb to gravity. The music swells. Colin and Christie run to the clue flag. "I'm glad I had experience, because that was not easy." Yeah. And nobody else could have done that, right? Whatever. Anyway, the clue tells them to climb aboard a camel and use a GPS navigation system to get to the next pit stop. Aww, look! All of Shecky's relatives! And they're wearing cute little outfits! I tend to agree with the Eagle-Eyed Forum Posters that the little noseguards the camels are wearing are actually anti-spit devices. They're very dapper, whatever they are. Phil explains that the camel will be dragged by a camel wrangler, whom the team will have to direct, using a handheld GPS gizmo. And where is the pit stop? It is at a "Desert Oasis." Wait, it's not a castle? That's like when they used to have ones like "Jungle Camp." Throwback! To the days before four-poster beds and clawfoot tubs! Once again, Phil does not say that the last team to check in will be Philiminated. So, wait, they will be, then? I'm so lost now. I'm lost without my not-so-secret not-so-subtle clues, I tell you! You will be shocked to hear that Colin immediately announces that he knows how to use the GPS. Yeah. It looks real hard, with the giant arrow and everything.