Knock the Newbie Out of Us is the second episode of The Amazing Race 31.
The order of departure from Atago Jinja are as follows:
Teams must make their way on foot to the Big Tree by the Mekong River.
At the Big Tree, teams would have the option to U-Turn a team, with two slots available. Rachel & Elissa used the first slot of the U-Turn on Becca & Floyd. Becca & Floyd used the second slot of the U-Turn on Tyler & Korey. Since Becca & Floyd completed the BBQ Detour, they would be forced to backtrack and complete the ABC Detour before continuing. Since Tyler & Korey completed the ABC Detour, they would be forced to backtrack and complete the BBQ Detour before continuing.
Choice A: ABC
Teams must travel to Ecole Maternelle Louang Prabang, where they will need to learn the Laotian alphabet. Once they successfully recite the alphabet, their teacher will hand them their next clue. Corinne & Eliza, Rupert & Laura, and Tyler & Korey chose this task.
Choice B: BBQ
Teams must travel to BBQ Alley, where they will need to prepare eleven sets of fish and duck skewers to receive their next clue. Becca & Floyd, Chris & Bret, Colin & Christie, Janelle & Britney, Leo & Jamal, Nicole & Victor, and Rachel & Elissa chose this task.
Teams must make their way by tuk-tuk to the Elephant Village Sanctuary and Resort to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to ride an elephant and use Lao commands to guide it across a river and then search for musicians to receive their next clue. The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
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
- This marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Laos.
- The episode title was said by Rupert.
- Marcia Sciullo at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (04/30/2019): "The Race continues for Squirrel Hill native Becca Droz"
|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"