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Hornio is finishing the Detour as we watch Kris and Jon begin their taxi ride. As Hornio finishes up, she gives him a kiss and then complains about his stubble. Perfect metaphor, that. They read the pit stop clue and leave. In their cab, Kris prays that this is their first cab driver of the day who actually knows where the destination is. It seems like a small request. Somewhere, the Almighty is torn, all, "Normally, I don't intervene, but My distaste for Hornio is powerful, indeed."
Hayden and Aaron pull up at the hotel. They cross the street and head inside. Freddy and Kendra are behind. Inside, Hayden and Aaron get directions to the roof and wait for the elevator. Kendra and Freddy cross the street, too, and then we watch Hayden and Aaron step up onto the mat. Welcome, actors, you are team number one. And you've won a trip to Hawaii. Aaron says in a voice-over that they're "hitting stride," because Hayden isn't freaking out so much.
Nuance is next to run inside, get an elevator, and come on up.
Jon tells us as the cab flies toward the hotel that indeed, they had bad cab drivers all day, and they're really hoping that all those bad days are behind them, and they're going to crank right to the finish line. El Hornio opines that his team was killed by the Yield.
Nuance lands on the mat. Welcome, you are team number two. Phil asks them about their "payback," and they happily relate the story of Yielding El Hornio and Rebecca. Freddy interviews that in the next leg, they're going to have their best leg of all. Wouldn't want to save it for the very last leg, I guess.
"If we have another chance, we're going to beat Freddy and Kendra, I can tell you that much," El Hornio spits in their cab. The two cabs pull up to the Peace Hotel South, apparently from different directions. Kris and Jon go to run across the street, but as they do, they come within a few feet of getting killed by a taxi that screeches to a stop in front of them, and when they get by that, a passing bus nearly takes them out. That really was pretty nerve-wracking. Kris and Jon work their way onto an elevator. Hornio does the same. "These taxi drivers today, man," Jon says in frustration. "I know, I know," she tells him. And then, running up to the mat, it's...it's...Kris and Jon. Oh, good. They allow that they had a bit of a rough day. I still love them, even though I fear this weird tendency they have to randomly bleed time in the middle of legs.