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Why 'The Amazing Race' Can't Lose

With rare exception CBS's Amazing Race has had a lock on the annual Emmy, but its wins are more about formula than quality.

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The Amazing Race: Season 13 Premiere

The first episode features profile-establishing soundbites, a lot of running and plenty of encouraging “Gos!” The best line, courtesy of Anita, is easily this: “Bees are much calmer than all this!”

Tricia Olszewski
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The Amazing Race

This is the way the best reality show on TV returns. Not with a bang, but a whimper. I love The Amazing Race, but I'm increasingly unhappy with how its handling.

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The Amazing Race: All-Stars

You travel a gazillion miles and work your cute little Beauty Queen butt to the bone to reach the final three, and then Bertram Van Munster gives away a million dollars on the equivalent of a coin toss. Quelle crock.

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The Amazing Race: All-Stars

After just three episodes, The Amazing Race: All-Stars is already looking like a bad idea executed poorly.

Roger Holland
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The Amazing Race

The race began on Kite Hill in Seattle's Gas Works Park, a perfectly photogenic place, but also the scene of the most unpopular victory in the show's history.

Roger Holland
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The Amazing Race: The Seventh Season

The Amazing Race focuses on couples, sometimes sensationalizing 'negative' interactions, then absolves itself of ethical responsibilities by asserting its 'documentary' status.

Leigh H. Edwards
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The Amazing Race

Teams care whether they win or lose, but what captivates viewers is seeing how they play the game.

Samantha Bornemann

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