Oh my God, it's me. I'm...broken.
Okay, so now, that little clump of teams -- Guido, the BQs, and Uchenna and Joyce -- are arriving at the dock for the boats. Uchenna and Joyce get a bit behind, and the BQs and Guido take the next boat, while Uchenna and Joyce will have to wait for the one after that.
Welcome, Teri and Ian. You are team number three. Good for them. Phil's coat, incidentally, is outlandishly beautiful. Wooly on the inside, suede-y on the outside...Phil has definitely returned to Phorm, in the best way.
Rob and Amber pull their number at the dock, and they're number seven. They chat with Guido, the BQs, and Uchenna and Joyce, and Amber talks about how Mirna and Charla kept following them, and they explain how they indicated that they had the clue when they were on the way out. Bill puts his hand to his head and laughs faux-disapprovingly but not really, Joyce howls with laughter, and Uchenna grins. The BQs are laughing, too, as Amber explains how Mirna and Charla wound up looking all over the place. It's very clear that the other teams find this rather hilarious.
The BQs board what they call their "bota." Which...not so much. They and the Guidos take off just as Charla and Mirna arrive at the dock, loaded for bear. Charla walks up to Amber. "Amber, what happened there, why did you lie?" Charla asks, all faux-cheerful. Now, obviously, reasonable minds can differ about this sequence, but frankly, I think Amber saw it as a sort of a game. I mean, Charla isn't really asking "why" they lied. She knows they lied, and she knows exactly why they lied. It's not exactly a mystery. So it isn't really a question; Charla just wants to provoke a confrontation, and by playing innocent-sweet "why did you lie?" games, she just wants to make it awkward. So because Charla is playing innocent, Amber plays innocent, too: "Why did I lie to who?" Heh. Charla goes on to complain about how they said "I got it," and Amber says that she was talking to Rob, and she'd "got it" only in that she figured out where to find the clue. See, here's the genius in Amber's answer, to me: in order to really be pissed off, Charla has to admit that she and Mirna were trying to follow Rob and Amber. I mean, why are you listening to what other teams are saying in the first place, right? So Amber sort of has Charla over a barrel, here. How indignant can you get, really? And Rob's like, "You guys thought we had the clue?", and he's obviously being jokey, I think, if Mirna was at all paying attention. And Amber's all, "We're soooorry," and...like I said, to me, this was just a game, which Amber believed they were all participating in. I mean, when she's saying she wasn't talking to them at the end, Rob is literally laughing out loud. Frankly, even Mirna is grinning, and how often does that happen? I don't really believe anybody thought Amber was literally denying that she lied. Amber says in an interview that obviously, she made them think she had the clue by yelling that she had it, and Rob says with a grin, "See, I told you I'm rubbing off on her." In an interview, Charla sagely explains that she didn't believe Amber's explanation that she was actually talking to Rob. Good on you, Charla. Don't let anybody fool you. More.
So now, Mirna and Charla are all alone on the last boat, and one of them says, "We're done." I so wish.