Guidos, arriving. They notice that Frank and Margarita are ahead of them. As LPFrank gets ready to go, Margarita encourages him to ask directions if he needs to. And now, Frank does not only the smartest thing we've yet seen him do, but one of the smartest things we've seen ANYONE do during this entire race. He shows his cab driver on the map where he needs to go, and he hires the cab driver to drive ahead of him, so now Smart Crafty Frank can just follow. A stroke of genius, I have to say, and you know how that pains me. As he follows the cab (his smart car only goes about 30 miles an hour), Margarita excitedly takes off in the silver sports car.
"I'm driving a Swatch watch," Suddenly Funny Frank says in frustration. "I can ride my bike faster than this." Hee! Margarita and her driver come up behind Frank, pull up alongside, and then whiz off into the great beyond like he's standing still. And Sweet Supportive Frank hollers and yells with excitement the entire time. It's oh, for cryin' out loud. It's cute, all right? Loud Pushy Frank is being cute, and it's making me feel like the universe has tipped on its axis. Frank goes on to explain, "Every time, I get stuck. Last time, I let her do the Roadblock, and I had to drag a camel through the desert. Now, I say, 'Oh, let me drive this thing,' and she's in a Ferrari or something, just chillin' that's cool, though." The way he throws out this last part -- "that's cool, though" -- is hysterically funny for some reason I can't put my finger on. ["I think it's because he realized that he sounded complainy, so he hit the manual override on that really abruptly, but he's clearly still disgusted by the Swatch car. Hee." -- Sars]
Guido reads the clue. "'For someone who likes to take things slow,'" Joe considers. "Well, that would be me, because I'm all nice and calm all the time." Yeah, whatever, Discount Joe. As he climbs into the Swatch watch, Bill wishes him good luck. In French, of course. Ass. Next time we see Joe, he looks a little lost. "I think I made a mistake already," he despairs. Interesting how the incredibly smart Guidos didn't come up with Frank's trick, isn't it?
Margarita reaches the destination and waits for Frank. Meanwhile, Esquire gets to the roadblock. We do get to hear Brennan say, "Thank you very much." That's his other big line of the week, I guess. As Drew and Kevin show up, Drew comments that "someone's got to go back and get the girls." Indeed. Rob and Brennan discuss the roadblock, and Rob says, "You're the former race-car driver," so they decide Brennan should do it. Heh. He takes off.