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Rooting Around in People's Mouths Could Be Unpleasant is the eighth episode of The Amazing Race 14.


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The order of departure from Wat Thep Nimit Temple are as follows:

  1. Tammy & Victor (12:27 am)
  2. Jaime & Cara (12:31 am)
  3. Mark & Michael (12:46 am)
  4. Margie & Luke (12:53 am)
  5. Kisha & Jen (1:05 am)

Teams must fly to Bangkok. Upon arrival, teams must take a taxi to Chareonyont 007 Boat Yard, where they would find their next clue.

"Who's ready to propel their team forward?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must properly attach a propeller onto a traditional Thai long-tail boat in order to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Using their assembled long-tail boats and a provided map, teams must navigate the canals of Bangkok to find Peninsula Pier on the Chao Phraya River, where they would find their next clue.

Choice A: Broken Teeth
Teams must travel to the "Street of Happy Smiles", where they must sift through 50 sets of dentures to find good matches for five patients. Once completed, teams would receive their clue.

Only Margie & Luke chose this task.

Choice B: Broken Record
Teams must travel to Bangkok's Chinatown at Yaowarat Road and choose a group of kathoeys and a "party taxi". Teams must sing karaoke with the other travelers as the taxi driver drives them 5 miles through the Bangkok traffic to their next destination. Once completed, teams would receive their next clue.

Jaime & Cara, Kisha & Jen, Mark & Michael, and Tammy & Victor chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Phaya Thai Palace to check in.

For coming in first place, Margie & Luke won a trip for two to the InterContinental San Juan Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico, provided by Travelocity.

For coming in last place, Mark & Michael will have to perform a Speed Bump at some point during the next leg of the race.


     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 • Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn
Margie & Luke
 1st place 
Margie & Luke
Jaime & Cara
 2nd place 
Jaime & Cara
Former NFL Cheerleaders
Tammy & Victor
 3rd place 
Tammy & Victor
Kisha & Jen
 4th place 
Kisha & Jen
Mark & Michael
 5th place 
Mark & Michael



The Amazing Race 14 Episodes

"Don't Let a Cheese Hit Me" · "Your Target is Your Partner's Face" · "I'm Not Wearing That Girl's Leotard!" · "It Was Like a Caravan of Idiots" · "She's a Little Scared of Stick, but I Think She'll Be OK!" · "Alright Guys We're at War!" · "Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???" · "Rooting Around in People's Mouths Could Be Unpleasant" · "Our Parents Will Cry Themselves to Death" · "Having a Baby's Gotta Be Easier Than This" · "No More Mr. Nice Guy" · "This Is How You Lose a Million Dollars"