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The Jonathan Murray Interview - Reality TV's godfather and the executive producer of The Real World, Bad Girls Club, and Keeping Up with the Kardashians, gets real about casting the perfect Puck, working with tabloid celebs and what viewers actually want to see.

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14-16
Recap

Blazed and Confused: Top 10 Moments of Inferno 3

Blazed and Confused: Top 10 Moments of Inferno 3 - Ace is Cara's butt boy, Alton and Janelle got it on, and other revelations from the season past.

07.09.2007
07.10.2007
B

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14-15
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The Big Five

The Big Five - The Bad Asses take it to the house in what might be the most uneventful final challenge ever.

07.02.2007
07.03.2007
C

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14-14
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Team Girl Squad

Team Girl Squad - Everybody hates Susie. The only person who doesn't understand why? Susie. Also, Aneesa goes home.

06.25.2007
06.26.2007
C+

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14-13
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Hook Me

Hook Me - Derrick and Abram go feral. Joe R goes fetal.

06.18.2007
06.19.2007
C+

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14-12
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High Voltage

High Voltage - Cara and Janelle get shocked; then everyone else gets shocked by an Inferno twist.

06.11.2007
06.12.2007
B-

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14-11
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Match Point

Match Point - Is there anything dumber than a box of hammers but also cuter than a box of kittens? We submit to you: Ace and Johnny, having an argument.

06.04.2007
06.05.2007
B-

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14-10
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Workin' On The Railroad

Workin’ On The Railroad - Aneesa's knee gets its SAG card, and everyone does a lot of pumping.

05.28.2007
05.29.2007
B-

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14-9
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Pane In The Glass

Pane In The Glass - Timmy Retires With Dignity. And you thought you rolled your eyes at Falwell's eulogies.

05.21.2007
05.22.2007
C+

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14-8
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Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back - Everyone hates 1) Tonya and 2) Aneesa's knee.

05.14.2007
05.15.2007
B-

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14-7
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Walk This Way

Walk This Way - Colie sucks; Colie sucks again; Colie goes home.

05.15.2007
05.15.2007
C+

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14-6
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Sour Grapes

Sour Grapes - Tonya's off her meds. And it's making her awesome!

05.07.2007
05.10.2007
B

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14-5
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Off The Wall

Off The Wall - Or, "Like Henna For Assholes." Nice "tattoo," Danny.

05.07.2007
05.08.2007
B

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14-4
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Kicking Ace

Kicking Ace - Ace sucks, then redeems himself. Danny sucks, eats like a pig, gets mad, and sucks.

04.30.2007
05.01.2007
C

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14-3
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Playing The Game

Playing The Game - Susie hatches a plan. And she won't shut up about it.

04.23.2007
04.24.2007
C+

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14-2
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The Good Guys Strike Back!

The Good Guys Strike Back! - And the Bad Asses have 'roid rage. Danny, Ev, seriously: inside voices.

04.16.2007
04.17.2007
C+

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14-1
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Welcome to Africa

Welcome to Africa - CT punches Davis in the face. Bye-bye, CT!

04.09.2007
04.16.2007
A

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5-16
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Inside the Inner Circle

Inside the Inner Circle - The final six teams reunite to reminisce and answer some non-softball questions.

05.26.2002
06.04.2002
B-

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5-15
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Grand Finale

Grand Finale - In the final challenge, the two teams have to compete in a multi-part relay-type race.

05.19.2002
05.23.2002
B

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5-14
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Soap Opera

Soap Opera - The teams wrestle in a soapsuds-filled ring while bound together. A recipe for hilarity? Not quite.

05.12.2002
05.17.2002
C-

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5-13
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Blockheads

Blockheads - Emily and Timmy finally win a competition, and money-sharing plans are discussed.

05.05.2002
05.08.2002
B-

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5-12
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Reality Game Show

Reality Game Show - The contestants are asked questions to find out how much they know about their partners. Turns out Mike and Coral, who have known each other the shortest length of time, know the most.

04.28.2002
05.02.2002
A

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5-11
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He's the Miz and He Lives in Oz

He’s the Miz and He Lives in Oz - Mike loses another competition and then gets drunk and gets a little crazy.

04.21.2002
04.26.2002
B-

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5-10
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Daddy Needs a Car

Daddy Needs a Car - Sean and Elka get the star treatment during a competition that involves driving cars around.

04.14.2002
04.16.2002
C+

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5-9
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Round 'Em Up

Round ‘Em Up - The contestants have to round up cattle on horseback. More importantly, Chadwick sends Emily and Timmy mean emails.

04.07.2002
04.08.2002
C

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5-8
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Ladder of Success

Ladder of Success - The final individual competition takes place, and two final teams are eliminated.

03.31.2002
04.01.2002
C+

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5-7
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Upper-Body Strength

Upper-Body Strength - Tara is worried that she'll screw up her team's chances for winning the big money, due to her scrawny biceps. And we get to hear about it over and over and over.

03.17.2002
03.18.2002
B-

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5-6
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Anticlimax

Anticlimax - Eight people get voted off, including Stephen, Flora, and Belounatic. Now where will the drama come from?

03.03.2002
03.07.2002
B

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5-5
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Crushed Nuts

Crushed Nuts - This week's competition features Stephen crushing his nuts while climbing a rope. Do you really need to know any more than that?

02.24.2002
02.25.2002
B

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5-4
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Timmy Grows a Pair

Timmy Grows a Pair - The RR team finally gets the opportunity to get rid of one of the Wicks, and it all hinges on Timmy's vote.

02.17.2002
02.19.2002
A

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5-3
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Getting Better All the Time

Getting Better All the Time - Piggy and the Wicks catch Emily misrepresenting the truth. Stephen's weird behavior intensifies.

02.10.2002
02.13.2002
A

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5-2
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Rock You Like A...

Rock You Like A… - A hurricane hits Cabo San Lucas, and the Challenges are cancelled for the day. The contestants are all stuck inside, and things start to get a little crazy.

02.03.2002
02.07.2002
B

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5-1
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World's First Reality-Show Mobile

World’s First Reality-Show Mobile - Thirty-two B/M veterans return to compete for $300,000 and, more importantly, to stab one another in the back.

01.30.2002
02.02.2002
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4-18
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Cease Fire

Cease Fire - Now that the season is over, the Real World and Road Rules teams come back to reminisce and answer some questions.

05.29.2001
05.29.2001
N/A

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4-17
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Race To The Finish

Race To The Finish - It's the final challenge. Will James lose and then cry about it? Will Kameelah mention the sponsors as much as possible? Will it be extreme? Yes, yes, and no.

05.14.2001
05.15.2001
C-

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4-16
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True To Himself

True To Himself - In probably the worst mission ever conceived, the team members go before Judge Mills Lane. Even the Road Rules team is too embarrassed to do it.

05.07.2001
05.08.2001
D+

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4-15
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Downward Spiral

Downward Spiral - The teams participate in the Gross Out Games. Wait, I thought that was last week?

04.30.2001
05.01.2001
C-

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4-14
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Good Intentions

Good Intentions - The Road Rules team intends to win this week. Julie intends to whine as much as possible about a Famous Couples Fetish Fashion Show. Kim intends to tell Julie to shut the hell up. Which two out of these three things will actually happen?

04.23.2001
04.28.2001
C-

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4-13
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Grudge Match

Grudge Match - Julie and Emily finally get to go head to head in a mission, and Julie cheats. As if you expected anything else.

04.16.2001
04.18.2001
B-

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4-12
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Tough Love

Tough Love - Susie claims to be doing it for the money, but then she realizes that her feelings run deep. It's kind of like Pretty Woman but with more mud.

04.02.2001
04.08.2001
B-

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4-11
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Scariest Mission of All Time!

Scariest Mission of All Time! - Despite the apparent hyperbole of the title, this mission actually is scary. Of course, count on Bunim-Murray to make it way more dramatic than it needs to be.

03.26.2001
03.28.2001
B+

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4-10
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Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack - Dan pisses his team off during a cheerleading mission. Emily overcomes great barriers to do a stunt, or so they make it out.

03.19.2001
03.20.2001
B-

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4-9
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Yes, Sir...I Mean, Yes, Ma'am!

Yes, Sir…I Mean, Yes, Ma'am! - On a submarine mission, James refuses to respect Emily's authori-tay. Plus, lots and lots of water.

03.12.2001
03.17.2001
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4-8
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Love and Foosball

Love and Foosball - James and Rebecca. Are they in trouble? Will James pick Dan over Rebecca? Will James ever stop blowing?

03.05.2001
03.06.2001
C-

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4-7
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Wrestling With the Past

Wrestling With the Past - Julie quickly becomes even more annoying than Annoying Amaya. You didn't think it was possible. Oh, but it is.

02.26.2001
02.27.2001
B-

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4-6
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Ayanna's Departure

Ayanna's Departure - Christian says something offensive. Ayanna gets medieval on his ass. Ayanna leaves the show.

02.12.2001
02.14.2001
C+

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4-5
Recap

Keep Rollin', Rollin', Rollin'

Rollerball Redemption - The teams compete in rollerblading competitions while paying a visit to the set of Rollerball. John McTiernan looks sad to see that he started out with Die Hard and ended up on this show.

02.05.2001
02.06.2001
C+

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4-4
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The Laugh Factory

No Laughing Matter - The teams compete in a comedy competition, and the results are just sad. James is still a poor sport.

01.29.2001
01.30.2001
B

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4-3
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Lobster Boys and Girls

Budding Romance - The teams compete in the Fishermen's Games in Maine by eating lobster, running on lobster traps, and sliding on greased poles. I'm not too sure what that last part has to do with fishermen.

01.22.2001
01.24.2001
B-

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4-2
Recap

Stormin' Mormon

Blimp Water-Skiing - Julie manages to get kicked out of BYU and be named the MVP, all in one week. And there's water skiing. Behind a blimp.

01.15.2001
01.16.2001
C+

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4-1
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Balls

To the Extreme - The inaugural episode of the new Challenge features a lot of balls. Deflated balls. Water-soaked balls. All kinds of balls.

01.08.2001
01.09.2001
C

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3-12
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Sixteenth Minute

The Real World/Road Rules: The Afterlife - A smattering of folks from The Real World and Road Rules give you an update on their "lives" since their seasons aired.

01.01.2001
01.04.2001
C+

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3-11
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End Game

End Game - Heather listens to the clue, which says, "You made it this far, but for your final mission, you need to hit the bullseye in order to get the prize. Geronimo, baby!" Let's see, they're at an airport, and she said "Geronimo." What could it be?

04.06.2000
04.06.2000
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3-10
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One Flew Over The Piggy's Nest

One Flew Over The Piggy's Nest - Over on the Real World bus, Annoying has gotten the latest clue. She keeps babbling about "the blank envelope" and should she open it, and does anyone want her to see what's in the envelope until Heather yells, "Amaya, come the hell on!" and everyone laughs. The clue tells them to "meet Dr. Bob at Nova Southeastern University" in one hour.

04.02.2000
04.02.2000
N/A

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3-9
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I'm A Los-er, Baby, So Why Don't You Kill Me

I'm A Los-er, Baby, So Why Don't You Kill Me - Veronica reads the materials aloud to the group, and reveals that they will be participating in a homemade bikini contest at the Hog's Breath Saloon in Key West, Florida.

03.16.2000
03.16.2000
N/A

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3-8
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Impractical Jokers

Impractical Jokers - David tells us that we have "six kids that are losing dough" and they want to "exact some unconscious [sic] revenge on the other team by playing a sick joke on them." So are they going to knock the other team unconscious? Or are they going to plan the joke while unconscious themselves?

03.12.2000
03.12.2000
N/A

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3-7
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Swamp Rats

Swamp Rats - The two teams arrive at a park for a "swamp buggy mission." Yes tells us it's going to be "wet, dirty and ugly," and that he's ready to race. Remember when I said that everything Yes says sounds like sex? Still applies here.

03.01.2000
03.01.2000
N/A

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3-6
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Mud Mask

Mud Mask - The two buses pull up and Yes pulls out the cow skull from the baggage compartment saying that it is "a legacy." The RW team sees this and Annoying says, "Oh Lord, they are absolutely ridiculous." The two teams walk onto the football field where two players from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are waiting for them.

02.24.2000
02.24.2000
N/A

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3-5
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Pork Sausage Comes from Cows, Right?

Pork Sausage Comes from Cows, Right? - Mike tells us they are going to be doing "something with pigs." Heather continues to read: "Make sure to wear your overalls." Piggy tells us that it "sounds like rip-roaring fun," and that there might be "country music in the background," and they will "get to say 'Yee-haw' a lot."

02.21.2000
02.21.2000
N/A

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3-4
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Bored of the Flies

Bored of the Flies - There will be three rounds, with each team of two running through the penned-in area and gathering snakes in a bag. The snakes they are collecting rarely bite, but they will need to worry about "the other snakes."

02.10.2000
02.10.2000
N/A

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3-3
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Highs and Los

Highs and Los - The buses arrive at a training facility for a company called "Excalibur Productions." You'd think with a name like that, the gang would be working at a Renaissance Fair or something. The teams walk into the building and meet the two men who will be training them for their wrestling matches.

02.01.2000
02.01.2000
N/A

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3-2
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Pinky and Fonzie Have Got Nothing on Kat and Amaya

Pinky and Fonzie Have Got Nothing on Kat and Amaya - The show opens in Las Vegas, presumably the day after the bungee jumping took place in the previous episode. We see establishing shots of the Las Vegas skyline, and then Niketown. The teams are meeting Roy Jones, Jr., and a box on the screen informs us that he is the Junior Light Heavyweight World Champion.

01.27.2000
01.27.2000
N/A

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3-1
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Maybe the Cord Will Break

Maybe the Cord Will Break - This week was the premiere of the Real World/Road Rules Challenge, or as they seem to be calling it, Challenge 2000. The show starts with a shot of two helicopters flying over an unnamed city, in a total rip-off of Apocalypse Now, but instead of playing "The Flight of the Valkyries," they are playing some MTV crap.

01.19.2000
01.19.2000
N/A

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2-6
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The Final Mission

The Final Mission - The cast members spend some time at the Playboy Mansion, and the emergency room, and finally get their cold, hard cash.

02.05.1999
02.06.1999
A

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2-5
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The Fifth Mission

The Fifth Mission - Neil has moral objections to boot camp, but he gets over them.

02.04.1999
02.05.1999
B-

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2-4
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The Fourth Mission

The Fourth Mission - Beth milks her "ankle injury" even more, and causes her team to lose a mission. And then they go to Vegas.

02.03.1999
02.04.1999
B+

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2-3
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The Third Mission

The Third Mission - The teams get the chance to earn a little spending cash, and then do a bungee-jumping mission.

02.02.1999
02.03.1999
B-

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2-2
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Bed Sores

Bed Sores - The teams compete in a bed race, and the Winnie breaks down.

02.01.1999
02.02.1999
C-

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2-1
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Money Changes Everything

Money Changes Everything - It's roller derby time! There are jammers and pivoters and, Kim thinks, fluffers. That's what Mark said.

01.31.1999
02.01.1999
B+

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