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Scorpion King Hunter is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 22.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from the National Museum of Vietnamese History are as follows:

  1. Pam & Winnie (10:40 pm)
  2. Max & Katie (11:34 pm)
  3. Mona & Beth (11:37 pm)
  4. Bates & Anthony (11:39 pm)
  5. Caroline & Jennifer (11:46 pm)
  6. Joey & Meghan (12:47 am)
  7. Chuck & Wynona (3:26 am)

Teams must make their way to the Hair of the Dog Bar, where they would receive their next clue.

Teams must fly to Maun. Teams must purchase their tickets at a designated travel agency and must tell the security guard the country they would be flying to, Botswana, before being allowed to enter. Upon arrival, teams must make their way to Mack Air to sign up for one of three charter flights departing 15 minutes apart beginning at 9 am to Xhumaga Airstrip at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, where they would find their next clue. The first two flights would carry two teams each, while the third flight would carry the last three teams.

Teams must drive themselves along a marked route on Old Xhumaga Road until they find their next clue inside a glass jar.

"Who wants to make a new friend?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must choose a group of three Kalahari Bushmen, who would accompany them for the rest of the leg. They must follow the Bushmen to a hole, where they would be taught how to dig up a scorpion and carefully place it inside their jar. Once they have caught a scorpion, the Bushmen would lead them to their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must continue driving down Old Xhumaga Road, with their Bushmen, until they find their next clue.

Choice A: Fire
Teams must travel with their Bushmen to a nearby village where they must learn how to properly make fire using two sticks, grass, and zebra manure. Once they had a flame, they must use it to light the elder Bushman's pipe in order to receive their next clue.

Only Bates & Anthony chose this task.


Choice B: Fowl
Teams must learn how to set up a trap in order to catch a guineafowl, utilizing a series of sticks, string, and eggs. After setting up the trap properly, they must mimic a guineafowl and trip the trap in order to receive their next clue.

Caroline & Jennifer, Chuck & Wynona, Joey & Meghan, Max & Katie, Mona & Beth, and Pam & Winnie chose this task.

Teams must make their way foot with two of their Bushmen to the Meno A Kwena Safari Camp to check in.


For coming in first place, Bates & Anthony won a trip for two to Phuket, Thailand, provided by Travelocity.

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

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
Bates & Anthony
 1st place 
Bates & Anthony
Hockey Brothers
Pam & Winnie
 2nd place 
Pam & Winnie
Best Friends
Chuck & Wynona
 3rd place 
Chuck & Wynona
Married
Joey & Meghan
 4th place 
Joey & Meghan
YouTube Hosts
Caroline & Jennifer
 5th place 
Caroline & Jennifer
Country Singers
Mona & Beth
 6th place 
Mona & Beth
Roller Derby Moms
Max & Katie
 7th place 
Max & Katie
Newlyweds

Trivia

Reception

  • Sarah D. Bunting at Previously.tv (03/25/2013): "I've Felt The Pains Down In Africa"

References

The Amazing Race 22 Episodes

"Business in the Front, Party in the Back" · "Loose Lips Sink Ships" · "Like James Bond Again" · "I Love Monkeys!" · "Your Tan Is Totally Cool" · "Scorpion King Hunter" · "Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow" · "My Cheese Is Out of Control" · "The Ultimate Fun House" · "Working Our Barrels Off" · "Beacon of Hope"

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