We Had a Lot of Evil Spirits Apparently is the third episode of The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business.
The order of departure from Central railway station are as follows:
- Zev & Justin (11:57 am)
- Flight Time & Big Easy (12:05 pm)
- Jet & Cord (12:08 pm)
- Kisha & Jen (12:09 pm)
- Margie & Luke (12:10 pm)
- Mel & Mike (12:14 pm)
- Kent & Vyxsin (12:16 pm)
- Jaime & Cara (12:24 pm)
- Gary & Mallory (12:26 pm)
- Ron & Christina (12:28 pm)
Teams must ask the rotating parking garage attendant for a marked car, then drive themselves to Kamakura and search for the Tsurugaoka Hachimangū. Once there, they must find the shrine's Yabusame Dojo, where they would find their next clue.
"Who wants to go back a thousand years in time?"
The team member assigned to perform the Roadblock must dress in the traditional clothes of a samurai archer and learn a Yabusame ritual through observation, consisting of a meditative form ritual before a traditional posing with the yumi bow. Once they perform the first two aspects of the ritual to the dojo master's satisfaction, they must then mount a rotating wooden horse and hit a wooden target with an arrow to receive their next clue.
The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:
Choice A: Prayer of Purity
Teams must put on keikogi and travel to the woods near Yuhi Falls, where they would take part in a Shinto cleansing ritual. First, they must learn a prayer that consists of a chant, lighting incense, and then shouting while thrusting a walking stick out in front of them. Once they have completed the prayers, they must stand under the Yuhi Falls and endure being drenched in 45 °F water cascading down onto them for one minute to receive their next clue.
hypothermia. Already in last place, they were instructed to go directly to the Pit Stop.
Choice B: Frog of Luck
Teams must strip down to their undergarments and put on fundoshi over them before walking out to a mud pit and searching for a toy frog in the mud while having mud thrown at them by locals. Once they find a frog, they may trade it with the nearby frog master for 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• 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• ∪ Was penalized with an automatic U-Turn
- This episode marks the first time that a team is eliminated in Japan.
- The episode title is said by Christina Hsu.
- Kwiatkowski, Elizabeth (March 7, 2011). Exclusive: Mel White talks 'The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business'. Reality TV World. Retrieved on February 26, 2021.
|The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business Episodes|
"Head Down and Hold On" · "I Never Looked So Foolish in My Whole Entire Life" · "We Had a Lot of Evil Spirits Apparently" · "This Is the Most Stupid Day Ever" · "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" · "I Feel Like a Monkey in a Circus Parade" · "You Don't Get Paid Unless You Win" · "I Cannot Deal with Your Psycho Behavior" · "We're Good American People" · "Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen" · "This Is Where It Ends"