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I'm Not His Wife, He Doesn't Need to Scream at Me is the second episode of The Amazing Race 6.

Synopsis

Ten teams travel by plane and train to Norway.

The pressure of the race increases, causing a fight over a pair of sunglasses that brings a racer to tears and results in a deep discussion about the couple's relationship. Meanwhile, a detour task proves to be incredibly exhausting and painful as one racer finds it nearly impossible to remain standing; struggles with navigation causes serious infighting and at the pit stop, a team gets an unexpected penalty which may affect their outcome.[2]

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Blue Lagoon are as follows:

  1. Hayden & Aaron (4:57 am)
  2. Kris & Jon (5:42 am)
  3. Lena & Kristy (5:44 am)
  4. Freddy & Kendra (5:46 am)
  5. Jonathan & Victoria (5:48 am)
  6. Lori & Bolo (5:50 am)
  7. Adam & Rebecca (6:33 am)
  8. Meredith & Maria (6:34 am)
  9. Don & Mary Jean (6:38 am)
  10. Gus & Hera (6:56 am)

Teams must fly to Oslo, Norway. Upon arriving teams will have to find the Holmenkollen ski jump to search for their next clue.

"Who's ready to perform an Olympian feat?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to climb to the top of the ski jump, then ride a zipline 1,000 feet (300 m) to the bottom in order to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must drive themselves to Brandbu and find the Viking Village. Once there, teams will find their next clue.

In the morning, the ten teams would split into two groups of five teams, and row across a fjord to their next clue.

Adam & Rebecca, Hayden & Aaron, Kris & Jon, Lena & Kristy, Lori & Bolo formed Team 1. Don & Mary Jean, Freddy & Kendra, Gus & Hera, Jonathan & Victoria, and Meredith & Maria formed Team 2.

Teams must take a train to the town of Voss and drive to a marked bridge to find their next clue.

Choice A: Endurance
Teams must roller ski downhill on a 1.75-mile course to receive their next clue.

Adam & Rebecca, Hayden & Aaron, Lena & Kristy, and Lori & Bolo chose this task.

Choice B: Accuracy
Teams have to successfully complete three games traditionally played by the Vikings. First, they had to throw sticks to knock over a circle of eight logs called kubbs before knocking over the king in the center. After knocking over the king, one team member had to throw an axe into a tree trunk target and make it stick. Once the axe stuck, the other team member had to shoot an arrow into a target 30 feet away to get their next clue.

Don & Mary Jean, Freddy & Kendra, Gus & Hera, Jonathan & Victoria, Kris & Jon, and Meredith & Maria chose this task.

Teams must drive themselves to Nesheimstunet Farm to check in.

For coming in first, Kris & Jon won a seven-night cruise in Alaska, courtesy of Royal Caribbean International.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     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
S6 KrisJon
 1st place 
Kris & Jon
Dating Long-Distance
S6 JonathanVictoria
 2nd place 
Jonathan & Victoria
Married Entrepreneurs
S6 GusHera
 3rd place 
Gus & Hera
Father/Daughter
S6 HaydenAaron
 4th place 
Hayden & Aaron
Dating Actors
S6 LoriBolo
 5th place 
Lori & Bolo
Married Pro Wrestlers
S6 AdamRebecca
 6th place 
Adam & Rebecca
Formerly Dating
S6 DonMaryJean
 7th place 
Don & Mary Jean
Grandparents
S6 FreddyKendra
 8th place 
Freddy & Kendra
Engaged Models
S6 LenaKristy
 9th place 
Lena & Kristy
Sisters
S6 MeredithMaria
 10th place 
Meredith & Maria
Best Friends

Trivia

  • This episode's title was said by Meredith.
  • This leg marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Norway.
  • As of this episode, team members are limited to no more than 6 Roadblocks a race.

Reception

  • Aaron & Arianne at Reality Reel (12/02/2004): "We'll Be The Judge Of That - Episode Two"

References

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