I Took Out a Polar Bear is the fourth episode of The Amazing Race 31.
The order of departure from Hồ Thị Kỷ Flower Market are as follows:
Teams must make their way to SnowTown Saigon, where they must grab a sled and ride it down an indoor slope to a person dressed as a polar bear, who will give them their next clue.
At SnowTown Saigon, Chris & Bret would receive their clue for their Speed Bump. Chris & Bret must fill a cooler with snowballs in simulated snowstorm conditions and deliver the cooler to College Transportation Central in order to continue racing.
Teams must make their way to College Transportation Central to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to pass a Vietnamese scooter driving test. They had to drive a scooter through a figure-eight and over a series of bumps without touching the ground or driving outside the yellow lines to receive their next clue. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Teams must make their way to Bình Quới Village to find their next clue.
Choice A: Irritation
Teams must paddle a basket boat 200 yards while avoiding people on boats and pick up a basket of fish. They must then paddle back to the start and exchange the fish and the basket for their next clue. Becca & Floyd, Chris & Bret, Colin & Christie, Corinne & Eliza, Janelle & Britney, Nicole & Victor, and Tyler & Korey chose this task.
Choice B: Irrigation
Teams must assemble a bamboo water wheel to the satisfaction of a farmer and then use the water wheel to fill a pot with water to receive their next clue. Leo & Jamal and Rachel & Elissa chose this task.
Teams must make their way to Tầm Vu Park on foot to find their next clue.
There was a Head-to-Head that went unaired. Teams would have to play a game of badminton against one another. The team that wins the challenge heads to the nearby Pit Stop. The team that loses must then wait for another team to compete against. The final losing team will be eliminated. Based on Nicole & Victor's podcast, the known battles are in order, with the winners in bold:
- Becca & Floyd vs. Colin & Christie
- Becca & Floyd vs. Nicole & Victor
- Becca & Floyd vs. Chris & Bret
- Becca & Floyd vs. Tyler & Korey
- Tyler & Korey vs. Leo & Jamal
- Leo & Jamal vs. Rachel & Elissa
- Rachel & Elissa vs. Janelle & Britney
- Rachel & Elissa vs. Corinne & Eliza
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward • ⊂ 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• ~ Team that lost the Double Battle
- The title of this episode was said by Britney at the Pit Stop.
- This episode marks the first time that a Head-to-Head was unaired.
- With Corinne & Eliza's elimination, Chris & Bret are the last Survivor team standing.
|The Amazing Race 31 Episodes|
"You're in Our Race Now" · "Knock the Newbie Out of Us" · "Here Fishy, Fishy, Fishy" · "I Took Out a Polar Bear" · "I'm a Bird, I'm a Plane, I'm on The Amazing Race" · "Who Wants a Rolex?" · "Living Fearlessly" · "You're the Apple in My Eye" · "Let's Split!" · "Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!" · "This One Is for One Million Dollars"