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Scared Spitless is the second episode of The Amazing Race 29.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Cinta Costera Tres are as follows:

  1. Seth & Olive (11:16 pm)
  2. Becca & Floyd
  3. Matt & Redmond
  4. Brooke & Scott
  5. Shamir & Sara
  6. Tara & Joey
  7. Vanck & Ashton
  8. London & Logan
  9. Jessie & Francesca
  10. Liz & Michael

Only Seth & Olive's departure time was shown.

Teams must fly to São Paulo, Brazil. Upon arrival, teams must make their way to Helipark, where they will take a flight to a skyscraper downtown. Once the teams have landed, they must make their way to Praça da Sé to find their next clue.

Choice A: Keep the Beat
Teams must learn to play a chocalho and surdo. Once they've feel they have the rhythm, teams must keep up with a samba group to receive their next clue.

Becca & Floyd, Jessie & Francesca, Liz & Michael, London & Logan, and Shamir & Sara chose this task.

Choice B: Work Your Feet
Teams must assemble a rudimentary gym underneath a freeway, using a refrigerator, auto part, tires, and other recycled materials to the satisfaction of a heavyweight boxer to receive their next clue.

Brooke & Scott, Matt & Redmond, Seth & Olive, Tara & Joey, and Vanck & Ashton chose this task.

Teams must make their way by taxi to Avenida Paulista and find a woman on a red and yellow bicycle to recieve their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to rappel down a skyscraper where they will have to scrub and squeegee a marked window until it is squeaky clean. If the window is satisfactory to a maintenance worker, they will receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must make their way by taxi to Parque Trianon to check in.

For coming in first place, Liz & Michael won a trip for two to Barbados, provided by Travelocity.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forwardϵ 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
S29 LizMichael
 1st place 
Liz & Michael
#TeamLizandMike
S29 VanckAshton
 2nd place 
Vanck & Ashton
#TeamVanckandAshton
S29 MattRedmond
 3rd place 
Matt & Redmond
#TheBoys
S29 SethOlive
 4th place 
Seth & Olive
#TeamAmerica
S29 BeccaFloyd
 5th place 
Becca & Floyd
#TeamFun
S29 BrookeScott
 6th place 
Brooke & Scott
TeamBrookeandScott
S29 TaraJoey
 7th place 
Tara & Joey
#TeamMomandDad
S29 LondonLogan
 8th plce 
London & Logan
#TeamLoLo
S29 ShamirSara
 9th place 
Shamir & Sara
#TheSandSExpress
S29 JessieFrancesca
 10th place 
Jessie & Francesca
#SwoleSisters

Trivia

  • This episode's title was said by Liz while rappelling down during the Roadblock.
  • This was the first time in the show's history that the live + same-day Nielsen ratings reached below 4 million viewers.[2]

Reception

  • Derek Stauffer at BuddyTV (04/06/2017): "Two Very Different Injuries Cause Two Very Different Meltdowns"
  • Lincee Ray at EW.com (04/06/2017): "TAR Recap of Scared Spitless"
  • Jessica Liese at Previously.tv (04/07/2017): "The Amazing Race Goes Balls To The Wall"
  • Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby (04/07/2017): "Scared Spitless’ leaves teams dangling"

References

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