It Turned Ugly Just Now is the second episode of The Amazing Race 5.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Casapueblo are as follows:

  1. Alison & Donny (12:48 am)
  2. Marshall & Lance (12:51 am)
  3. Linda & Karen (12:54 am)
  4. Bob & Joyce (1:05 am)
  5. Charla & Mirna (1:08 am)
  6. Brandon & Nicole (1:13 am)
  7. Colin & Christie (1:27 am)
  8. Chip & Kim (1:28 am)
  9. Kami & Karli (1:29 am)
  10. Jim & Marsha (1:39 am)

Teams must drive themselves to Montevideo and find the Shake Mega Disco. Once at the disco, teams must search for balloons that look like globes on a dance floor filled with foam and find and pop one that has their next clue.

Teams must drive to Colonia del Sacramento and take a ferry to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Once in Buenos Aires, teams must find the grave of Eva Perón at La Recoleta Cemetery to find for their next clue.

At Eva Perón's grave, teams would have the option to Yield a team. None of the teams opted to use the Yield, and was left unaired.

Choice A: Perro
Teams must take on the extremely popular job of dog walking. They must begin the task outside the cemetery and walk eight dogs on a 1-mile course, while using a provided map to navigate past a series of three checkpoints to their final destination, Floralis Genérica. Once the team brings all of the dogs, they would receive their next clue.

Bob & Joyce and Kami & Karli chose this task.

Choice B: Tango
Teams must travel across the city's crowded streets to Teatro Lola Membrives. There, they will be given a programme containing the photo of a tango dancer and must find the dancer who matched their photo on a stage filled with similar-looking tango dancers to receive their next clue. If the teams gave the programme to the wrong dancer, the dancer would take it and teams would have to get a new programme and try again.

Alison & Donny, Brandon & Nicole, Charla & Mirna, Chip & Kim, Colin & Christie, Jim & Marsha, Linda & Karen, and Marshall & Lance chose this task.

Teams must make their way to San Antonio de Areco and find La Estancia La Invernada, where their next clue is located.

"The person who performs this task should have quick hands and quick feet."

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must enter a corral and attempt to remove a bandana from the neck of one of the calves. They may not pull or tackle the calves. Once they have retrieved a bandana, a gaucho would give them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take a horse-drawn carriage to La Porteña to check in.


     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
S5 BrandonNicole
 1st place 
Brandon & Nicole
Dating Models
S5 CharlaMirna
 2nd place 
Charla & Mirna
S5 JimMarsha
 3rd place 
Jim & Marsha
Military Dad and Daughter
S5 LindaKaren
 4th place 
Linda & Karen
Bowling Moms
S5 BobJoyce
 5th place 
Bob & Joyce
Internet Dating Couple
S5 ColinChristie
 6th place 
Colin & Christie
S5 MarshallLance
 7th place 
Marshall & Lance
S5 ChipKim
 8th place 
Chip & Kim
Married Parents
S5 KamiKarli
 9th place 
Kami & Karli
S5 AlisonDonny
 10th place 
Alison & Donny


  • This leg marks the first time that The Amazing Race visits the country of Argentina.
  • The episode title is said by Kami French.


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