Pretty Fly for a Food Scientist is the seventh episode of The Amazing Race 25.
The order of departure from Casbah d'If are as follows:
- Misti & Jim (9:44 pm)
- Adam & Bethany (11:29 am)
- Kym & Alli (11:31 pm)
- Tim & Te Jay (12:04 am)
- Brooke & Robbie (12:29 am)
- Amy & Maya
Amy & Maya's departure time was not shown on screen.
Teams must fly to Palermo, Italy. Upon arrival, teams must travel by taxi to Teatro di Verdura, where they will have to take a departure time, each for two teams, 6:30 am, 6:40 am, or 6:50 am. In the morning, teams will receive their next clue.
Teams must travel by taxi to Villa Costanza to find their next clue.
The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to drive a go-kart along the old route of the Targa Florio auto race around Mount Pellegrino. If they can complete the course within 4 minutes and 7 seconds, they will receive their next clue from racing legend Nino Vaccarella. If not, they have to follow the pace car back to the starting line and try again, with a 20 minute wait. Once the racers get their next clue, they will be driven back down the mountain by a retired race car driver to join their teammate at the Antico Stabilimento Balneare.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Choice A: Painters
Teams would have to travel to the Tonnara Florio where they have to restore a fresco while lying on their backs on a high scaffolding, as Michelangelo allegedly did when painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Once the is was pleased with their work, she wil give them their next clue. There are only four available spots for teams.
Choice B: Posers
Teams would have to travel to the Teatro Politeama Garibaldi and watch a series of opera performers. They then have to head back stage and match the performers to their costumes, characters, and plays in the order the performers sang by writing down the answers in a playbook. Once the costumista judged their playbook correct, teams will receive their next clue.
First Place • Eliminated • Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg• Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save • Season winner • Season 2nd place • Season 3rd place • ► Used the Fast Forward • ϵ Used the Express Pass• ⊂ 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
- This episode's title is said by Maya while donning the attire for the Go-Kart Roadblock.
- Jessica Liese at Rob Has A Website (11/08/2014): "The Amazing Race 25 | Why So Serious?"
|The Amazing Race 25 Episodes|
"Go Big or Go Home" · "When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go" · "Get Your Sheep Together" · "Thinly Sliced Anchovies" · "Morocc' and Roll" · "I Feel Like I Just Kissed a Goat" · "Pretty Fly for a Food Scientist" · "Hot Sexy Knights" · "You're Taking My Tan Off" · "Smells Like Dirty Tube Socks" · "Hooping It Up" · "All or Nothing"