Don't Talk To Me Like I Was An Animal Or Something is the ninth episode of The Amazing Race: Family Edition.
During a tranquil ride in a hot air balloon, the peace is disturbed when two Teams collide in the air.
Teams are taken aback by one family's outburst and strange behavior on the race. Another family breezes through an otherwise challenging task while the other teams struggle attempting to control the herd of animals. At the mercy of an unpredictable volcano, teams are detained on their way to the Pit Stop.
The order of departure from Lake Powell are as follows:
Teams must drive themselves to Park City High School to find their next clue.
Teams would sign up for a departure time on a hot-air balloon. After inflating their balloon, they would ride it 3.3 miles to the landing site, where they would receive their next clue.
Choice A: Spike It
Teams would have to use the provided materials to build a 20 ft section of railway track. Once the track was complete and was deemed safe, teams would receive their next clue.
Choice B: Steam It
Teams would have to fill a locomotive's tender with approximately 400 lbs of coal, using a wheelbarrow and a ladder. Once they had transported enough coal, they would receive their next clue.
Only the Weaver Family chose this task.
The two team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would get on horses and would have to herd six cattle from a holding pen to a corral a quarter of a mile away. Once all six cattle were safely in the corral, teams would receive their next clue.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Teams must drive themselves to Pinto Ranch to meet Phil.
Teams would be handed their next clue from Phil, revealing they were still racing.
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward • > Used the Yield • < Recipient of the Yield
- This episode's title was said by Christine of the Godlewski Family.
- Fara Kearnes at StarBlogs.net (11/30/2005): "City Slickers and Hot Air Balloon Wars"
|The Amazing Race: Family Edition Episodes|
"Go, Mommy, Go! We Can Beat Them!" · "How Do We Know We Aren't Going to Get Shot?" · "I Don't Kiss, I Make Out!" · "Think Like an Office Chair" · "We're Getting Out of the Country, Girls" · "I'm Sick of Doing Stuff I Can't Do" · "You Look Ridiculous" · "How's That Face Feel?" · "Don't Talk to Me Like I Was an Animal or Something" · "The Family Christmas Card" · "25 Days, 50 Cities, and More Than 600 Consecutive Hours Together as a Family"