Kisha Hoffman and Jennifer Hoffman
When you have to go, you have to go — even if $1 million is on the line. Jennifer Hoffman prioritized her bladder over finding the Pit Stop on this week's Amazing Race, and she and sister, LaKisha, were eventually eliminated. But was the ill-timed potty break the cause of their demise in Beijing, as host Phil Keoghan so sternly implied? Find out below, as well as their thoughts on being U-Turned and their take of the infamous Pit-fight with Margie and Luke.
When we last saw the four remaining teams, host Phil Keoghan told them that there was no rest for the weary at the Pit Stop. The action in the penultimate episode continues in Beijing with language still a barrier for some and food even harder to digest for others. But can one team rise above the demands of the race's second U-Turn, or will they fall when nature take its course?
The action remains in China for the tenth leg of the race, and a member of each team is subjected to torture! Well, sort of. Let's just say the challenge gives new meaning to playing footsie. Challenges at the site of last summer's Olympic Games go swimmingly well for some, while others drown in their tears. And the first team at the Pit Stop is not first. Are you riddled with confusion? Read on as we sort this out.
Brothers & Sisters
Amazing Race 14
8 pm/ET CBS
The race is down to its final four teams as the pairs continue to compete in China. Lakisha and Jen battled physically and verbally with Margie and Luke last week, but a bigger threat looms over them tonight when the teams are required to swim 400 meters in Beijing's Olympic-size pool. Jen's fear of water threatens to end the sisters' race and reduces Jen to tears. On a lighter note, the duos receive less-than-relaxing foot massages that are literally a scream.
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Michael Munoz and Mark Munoz
It seemed inevitable that stuntmen/brothers Mark and Michael Munoz would get the boot on this week's Amazing Race, seeing as they started the leg with a three-hour-plus penalty that appeared impossible to overcome. But unlike their past few bumbling outings, Mike tells TVGuide.com they ran a "seamless" leg that nearly ensured them a final four spot. How close were they? Find out below, as well as get an explanation of their penalties and learn which Racers suffer from a "lack of personality."
In normal circumstances, ballroom dancing and learning to write calligraphy are leisure activities. But since this is The Amazing Race, it's a frantic fight to finish the tasks in the quickest amount of time, and the tension accelerates as two racers replicate something close to a WWE SmackDown match. Read on to find out how push comes to shove.
When the five remaining teams travel to Thailand on the eighth leg of the race, they quickly transform into boat mechanics, denture fitters and karaoke singers. But the world is not an oyster for the two teams racing onward and leaving their backpacks behind.
Mel White and Mike White
Life's a beach? Not for Mel and Mike White. The father-son duo — Mel's a famed clergyman and author; Mike's written and acted in School of Rock and Freaks and Geeks — were led way off-course on Sunday's Amazing Race in search of a gorilla statue at the beach, when it was in fact at the zoo. That wasn't the only factor that led to their ouster. Find out what and who else played a part, why they think Margie really passed out at the Pit Stop and if we could be seeing Reese Witherspoon on the Race one day.
On the seventh leg of the race, the six remaining teams go bananas looking for a gorilla statue, giving their partners a ride in a rickshaw and performing stunts with elephants. But while the intense heat causes one player to faint, a team incurs not one but two penalties at the finish line. Read on to follow the action.
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
8 pm/ET HBO
Never underestimate a woman's intuition. An ebullient Jill Scott stars as Precious Ramotswe, a woman who opens the titular agency after her father dies. In the breezy, two-hour premiere episode — which was written by Richard Curtis (Bridget Jones, Four Weddings and a Funeral) and the late Anthony Minghella (The English Patient) and directed by Minghella — Precious sets up shop and investigates all sorts of female-centric malfeasance. The postcard-pretty series, based on the best-selling novels by Alexander McCall Smith, was filmed entirely on location in Botswana. A nearly unrecognizable Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls) costars as Precious' odd assistant.
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