Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt is the season premiere of The Amazing Race 16.
Teams must fly to Santiago, Chile. Before departure, teams must use public transportation to Los Angeles International Airport. The first three teams that arrive at LAX would receive tickets on a flight to Chile one hour ahead of the second fight. However, due to mechanical failure, all three teams were rebooked on the second flight. Upon arrival in Santiago, teams must travel by bus to Valparaíso, where they will find their next clue.
Teams must make their way to Wulff Castle to find their next clue.
Teams must make their way to Ascensor Villaseca to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to this Roadblock would have to cross a tightrope the length of a football field suspended 120 feet above the ground to the end of the valley to receive their next clue.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Teams must ride a funicular down the mountain to find their next clue.
Teams must make their way to Paseo Templeman. At the templeman, they must pick up painting supplies (4 paint cans, paint brushes, and a ladder) and have to find a group of house painters next to a house matching the color of their paint. Once at the house, they had to finish painting a portion of the house to receive their next clue.
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward • ⊂ Used the U-Turn • ⊃ Recipient of the U-Turn
- This episode's title is said by Michael to Louie, referring to Jody beating him while racing to the bus station in Los Angeles.
- Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (02/15/2010): "Dummies clear the way for Jeff and Jordan to check in first after not-quite-Amazing Race"
- Josh Wolk at Vulture (02/15/2010): "World, Meet Our Reality Castoffs and Viral-Video Stars"
|The Amazing Race 16 Episodes|
"Nanna Is Kickin' Your Butt" · "When the Cow Kicked Me in the Head" · "Run Like Scalded Dogs!" · "We Are No Longer in the Bible Belt" · "I Think We're Fighting the Germans, Right?" · "Cathy Drone?" · "Anonymous?" · "You're Like Jason Bourne, Right?" · "Dumb Did Us In" · "I Feel Like I'm in, Like, Sicily" · "They Don't Even Understand Their Own Language" · "Huger Than Huge"