Double Your Money is the season premiere of The Amazing Race 21.
Teams must don safety gear and then rappel together off of the side of the bridge. Once at the bottom teams will find bags and their first clue directing them to their first destination: Shanghai, China. Upon arrival at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, teams must travel by taxi to the Yuanshen Sports Centre Stadium where they will search the area for a clue box containing their next clue.
The team member assigned to perform the Roadblock would have to score one point in a game of table tennis against a 10-year-old Chinese national junior table tennis champion. Once they do, teams will receive their next clue. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Teams must travel by taxi to Cui Ping Jiu Jia Restaurant, where they will search the entrance for a clue box containing their next clue.
The team member who sat out of the previous Roadblock would have to perform this one. The team member would have to eat a Chinese delicacy desert known as hasma, which consists of the fatty connective tissue found near the fallopian tubes of a frog, using only a provided pair of chopsticks and without lifting the papaya off of the table. Once they completely finish the dish, teams will receive their next clue. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Teams must walk on foot to The Bund Signal Tower to check in.
For coming in first place, Abbie & Ryan won the Double Your Money prize, allowing them to double their prize money if they come in first on the final leg.
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward • ϵ Used the Express Pass• ⊂ User of the first Double U-Turn slot • ⊃ Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • ⋐ User of the second Double U-Turn slot • ⋑ Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot
- This episode's title is said by Phil Keoghan, describing the major twist of the season.
- The first premiere that there are two Roadblocks and no Detour on the first leg.
- With an average placing of 8.67, this episode's leg marks the lowest average placing for the final three teams of the season on any leg of the race across all American seasons.
- Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (10/01/2012): "Amazing Race: loud, grating and unlikely to change (just like my opinion of it!)"
|The Amazing Race 21 Episodes|
"Double Your Money" · "Long Hair, Don't Care" · "There's No Crying in Baseball" · "Funky Monkey" · "Chill Out, Freak" · "Get Your Sexy On" · "Off to See the Wizard" · "We Was Robbed" · "Fishy Kiss" · "Not a Well-Rounded Athlete" · "Take Down That Million"