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You Are Just Deliberately Trying to Make Us Lose! is the fifth episode of The Amazing Race 4.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from the Chateau des Alpilles are as follows:

  1. Tian & Jaree (2:26 am)
  2. Jon & Al (2:41 am)
  3. Millie & Chuck (2:41 am)
  4. Monica & Sheree (2:45 am)
  5. Reichen & Chip (2:54 am)
  6. David & Jeff (2:57 am)
  7. Kelly & Jon (3:00 am)
  8. Steve & Dave (4:19 am)

Teams must drive to Marseille Provence Airport and fly to Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Once there, teams must find the "White Skinny Bridge" and figure out that the next route marker was located at the Magere Brug.

Using a provided map, teams must take a marked boat and navigate the Canals of Amsterdam to find the next route marker at the Scheepvaart Museum.

The Fast Forward instructions were given to teams after finding their clue at the Margere Brug. Teams must head to the Molen van Sloten windmill and ride it for 10 revolutions. Once they have completed 10 revolutions, they can claim the Fast Forward. Millie & Chuck won the Fast Forward.

Choice A: 500 Kilograms
Teams must make their way to the cheese market in Alkmaar and dress up in Dutch outfits and traditional wooden clogs. They must then use a wooden stretcher to carry heavy wheels of cheese across the market to a scale. Once they have collected enough cheese to weigh exactly 500 kg, they would get their next clue.

Reichen & Chip and Steve & Dave chose this task.


Choice B: 15 Feet
Teams must make their way to Klein Farm, where they would don protective outfits. They must then search through a 15 ft high pile of cow manure that would be processed into fertilizer for their next clue.

David & Jeff, Jon & Al, Kelly & Jon, Monica & Sheree, and Tian & Jaree chose this task.

Teams must drive to Monnickendam and find their clue at the Smoker Statue.

"Which one of you has a firm grip and likes seafood?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must get on a marked boat and, using only their hands, catch 25 eels and put them in a marked container. Once all of the eels have been collected, the fisherman would give them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must drive to Muiden and find the Kasteel Muiderslot to check in. For coming in first, Millie & Chuck won a seven-day Mexican Rivera cruise vacation on Royal Caribbean.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward
Millie & Chuck
 1st place 
Millie & Chuck
Dating 12 Years/Virgins
Jon & Al
 2nd place 
Jon & Al
Best Friends/Clowns
Kelly & Jon
 3rd place 
Kelly & Jon
Engaged
Reichen & Chip
 4th place 
Reichen & Chip
Married
Monica & Sheree
 5th place 
Monica & Sheree
NFL Wives/Moms
David & Jeff
 6th place 
David & Jeff
Best Friends
Tian & Jaree
 7th place 
Tian & Jaree
Friends/Models
Steve & Dave
 8th place 
Steve & Dave
Air Traffic Controllers

Trivia

  • This leg marks the first time the Amazing Race visits the country of the Netherlands.
  • This episode's title was said by Jaree to Tian in another argument about directions on the way to the 15 Feet Detour.
  • The last episode of the US version to air in the month of June until "We're Going to Victory Lane".

Reception

  • Lyn Jensen at Reality TV Fans (09/05/2013): "The Amazing Race 4's Flashback to Dutch Leg"

References

The Amazing Race 4 Episodes

"Cheaters Never Win...And They Cheated!" · "It Doesn't Say Anything About First Come, First Served...And We're Bigger" · "I Wasn't Even Going to Touch You Until You Slammed My Head Backwards!" · "Check Your Tires Because...Oh God, You Never Know What'll Happen!" · "You Are Just Deliberately Trying to Make Us Lose!" · "I Could Have Never Been Prepared for What I'm Looking at Right Now" · "We're Going Down the Wrong Side of the Freeway...And the Lights Are Off!" · "The Princess Reminded Me of My Grandmother. She Was Very Old but Still Very, Very with It" · "We're Not at Charm School Learning How to Be a Gentleman, We're Racing" · "That's Me. That's My Face. Just Hit My Face. Hit My Face!" · "Such a Nice Pheromone Smell to You; Just Makes Me Want to Stay Close" · "He's a Couple of Ticks Away from Having a Heart Attack" · "It's Like Adam Building His First House!"