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In the Hands of The Amazing Race Gods is the season finale of The Amazing Race 33.


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Teams were flown to Los Angeles, California, and simultaneously began the next leg atop the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.
None of the teams' departure times were shown in this episode.

Teams must find one of three locked clue boxes atop three of the hotel's four towers and spot the lock combination "going up and down", leaving teams to figure out that the combination was written on a nearby elevator, to unlock their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves to El Pueblo de Los Ángeles Historical Monument, where they would their next clue.

One team member must direct their partner, who was blindfolded with a luchador mask, to hit three specific piñatas: a small donkey, a taco, and a star made entirely out of paper, each containing part of their next clue.

Teams must drive themselves to the artist entrance at S.I.R. Hollywood, where they would find their next clue.

Teams must become Foley artists by using provided props to add sound effects in sync to five silent video clips from previous seasons. Once the judge is satisfied with their work, they would receive their next clue.

Teams must make their way to the tennis stadium at "the home of the LA Galaxy", leaving them to figure out that this referred to Dignity Health Sports Park, where they would find their next clue.

Teams must answer 13 riddles about what they encountered since the Race was restarted by placing tennis rackets with matching images on a large board, with each team having distinct images for each specific item they encountered. Once they have answered all 13 riddles correctly, the chair umpire would direct them to the nearby soccer stadium to cross the Finish Line.

The questions and answers were:

Question Answer
You were greeted at the pitstop with these words "We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less", spoken by Diogenes the Cynic impersonator
This mode of transportation took you the rest of the way Corte cars used for the Detour (with each team needing to find a picture of their own car design)
You found this under a rock Gold coin (with each team needing to find a picture of their own coin design under the rock they found)
It went this far up Säntis cable car at 8,000 ft elevation
It fell out as well Red & yellow piñata candies
He greeted you with a smile and a drink Bonifacio Pit Stop greeter Stefan
Under this, he pointed the way Napoleon impersonator with a bicorne
He joined you throughout the leg Travelocity roaming gnome
You checked in here Parco Ciani
You painted this Setúbal door (with each team needing to find a picture of their own door and sardine can design)
Something you had to eat Souvlaki
You took this to Number 10 Setúbal rowboat (with each team needing to find a picture of their own boat with the name of the Portuguese explorer)
It's plated correctly Dolmades


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg or continue racing on a No-Rest Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place
Kim & Penn
 1st place 
Kim & Penn
Internet Personalities
Raquel & Cayla
 2nd place 
Raquel & Cayla
Flight Attendants
Ryan & Dusty
 3rd place 
Ryan & Dusty
Best Friends



The Amazing Race 33 Episodes

"We're Back!" · "It Can't Be That Easy" · "Who Has This One in the Bag?" · "Ready to Restart the Race" · "Stairway to Hell" · "Say Cheese" · "Gently Down the Stream" · "Souvlaki" · "Rock Bottom" · "No Room For Error" · "In the Hands of The Amazing Race Gods"