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What If It Isn't Sanitary is the fourth episode of The Amazing Race 6.

Synopsis

Eight teams make their way in the dead of night to Dakar.

Four teams fall behind after some locals give them bad information. Meanwhile, one team member gets sick while trying to complete a detour task, but to the team's surprise, it helps them complete the task more quickly. Also, while being taunted and chided by their frustrated teammate, one seemingly fit racer struggles through a Roadblock as others easily complete the task.[2]

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from the af Chapman are as follows:

  1. Hayden & Aaron (2:04 am)
  2. Kris & Jon (2:05 am)
  3. Gus & Hera (3:06 am)
  4. Jonathan & Victoria (3:10 am)
  5. Adam & Rebecca (5:37 am)
  6. Freddy & Kendra (6:09 am)
  7. Lori & Bolo (7:52 am)
  8. Don & Mary Jean (7:53 am)

Teams must make their way to Stockholm City Hall and climb the Town Hall Tower to find their next clue.

Teams must fly to Dakar, Senegal. Upon arriving, they would find their next clue outside the airport.

Teams must find the grave of the author of a poem, Femme Noir, included in their clue. They had to figure out that the poem was written by former President of Senegal Léopold Sédar Senghor, and that his grave is at the Bel Aire Cemetery.

Teams must make their way to the village of Kayar and find their next clue outside the Vieux Ngom Carpenter Shop.

Choice A: Stack 'Em Up
Teams must walk through a fish-stacking area and stack enough fish to properly cover a drying table. Once the table was fully covered with fish, the fisherwoman would hand them their next clue.

Adam & Rebecca, Freddy & Kendra, Hayden & Aaron, Jonathan & Victoria, Kris & Jon, and Lori & Bolo ceompleted this task.

Choice B: Pull 'Em Up
Teams must travel out on fishing boats and use traditional fishing gear to catch four fish. Once they caught four fish, they must bring them to a bounty man onshore, who would give them their next clue.

Don & Mary Jean and Gus & Hera completed this task.

Teams must take a taxi to the Lac Rose salt mounds to find their next clue.

"Who wants to bathe in rose water?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must use the traditional tools provided to harvest enough salt from the bed of Lac Rose to fill a 25-gallon basket. Once the basket on shore was completely filled, a supervisor would hand them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take a taxi back to Dakar, then take a ferry to Gorée Island to check in.

For coming in first, Kris & Jon won a seven-night cruise vacation to the western Caribbean, courtesy of Royal Caribbean International

For coming in last, Don & Mary Jean would have to surrender all of their money, and they would not receive any money at the start of the next leg.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward> Used the Yield< Recipient of the Yield
S6 KrisJon
 1st place 
Kris & Jon
Dating Long-Distance
S6 JonathanVictoria
 2nd place 
Jonathan & Victoria
Married Entrepreneurs
S6 LoriBolo
 3rd place 
Lori & Bolo
Married Pro Wrestlers
S6 HaydenAaron
 4th place 
Hayden & Aaron
Dating Actors
S6 FreddyKendra
 5th place 
Freddy & Kendra
Engaged Models
S6 AdamRebecca
 6th place 
Adam & Rebecca
Formerly Dating
S6 GusHera
 7th place 
Gus & Hera
Father/Daughter
S6 DonMaryJean
 8th place 
Don & Mary Jean
Grandparents

Trivia

  • This leg marks the first time that The Amazing Race visits the country of Senegal.
  • The episode title is said by Kendra Bentley, who was worried about the pink waters of Lac Rose.

Reception

  • Aaron Goldschmidt at Reality Reel (12/11/2004): "We'll Be The Judge Of That - Episode Four"

References

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