Season 17

Episode Guide

They Don't Call It Amazing Race for Nothing!

S17 E1
Sep 26, 2010
This season's racers are introduced and for the first time in the history of The Amazing Race, the team to finish in first place will be awarded a surprise, game-changing advantage.

A Kiss Saves the Day (Ghana)

S17 E2
Oct 03, 2010
One team considers using their precious Express Pass after playful Ghanaian locals give some teams a headache while they struggle to complete the high-stakes roadblock.

In Phil We Trust (Ghana)

S17 E3
Oct 10, 2010
A challenging detour tests one couple's relationship, while another team's Racer requires medical attention, threatening their position in the competition.

We Should Have Brought Gloves and Butt Pads

S17 E4
Oct 17, 2010
After teams volunteer at a local school in Ghana, THE AMAZING RACE makes it's first-ever trip to the Arctic Circle, where one couple finds themselves in an unfortunate position and contemplate making a game changing decision.

Tastes Like a Million Dollars

S17 E5
Oct 24, 2010
A vegetarian racer struggles with a difficult decision when faced with a Norwegian delicacy, and Teams face their fears of heights during a gut-wrenching Roadblock.

Run, Babushka, Run

S17 E6
Oct 31, 2010
Racers struggle to complete their creative detours before putting in a proper day's work in the fields, where they discover the key to potato farming is manure.

I Want to Be In the Circus, That's Where I Belong

S17 E7
Nov 07, 2010
Teams are clowning around when they learn a traditional Russian circus act, but it's no joke when multiple teams make a critical error and misread a clue, jeopardizing their positions in the Race.

Ali Baba In a Suit

S17 E8
Nov 14, 2010
Following a huge mistake, one Racer makes an important decision that will impact their team beyond the finish line and for the rest of their lives.

There's a lot of Nuts and Bullets

S17 E9
Nov 21, 2010
Tension among the teams runs high when, for the first time ever, two teams are U-turned and have to complete an extra task, jeopardizing their chances of making it to the final four.

I Hate Chinese Food

S17 E10
Nov 28, 2010
After Racers become violently ill during a challenge, the stress of the Race finally catches up to one team as a Racer threatens to quit.

I'm Surrounded by Ninjas

S17 E11
Dec 05, 2010
The final four teams travel to South Korea where they battle it out on water and ice to make the final three.

Hi. I'm Sorry. I'm in a Race.

S17 E12
Dec 12, 2010
The final three teams soar to new heights over Southern California, competing in the final leg for a shot at the million-dollar prize and, for two teams, the chance to become the first ever all-female team to win the series.