The Challenge: Seasons Synopsis

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Tina so deserved to go out with a win under her belt.  I hate that people like Johanna & Dunbar have wins when Tina, Ruthie, Aneesa & Jenn have none.
Fixed it a little. Robin IMO does not deserve to be a champion. She was the reason why the Vets lost in Gauntlet 2. 
what the fuck? I love how people call out robin just cause.
What has Robin done on the Challenges Battle of the Sexes 2 - Her debut and she lasted long.  Inferno 2 - Was considered the "strongest" girl and was the 1st girl eliminated by Tina Gauntlet 2 - In the middle of the group.  Duel 1 - Won the 1st mission because a group of girls helped her win. Won her 1st and only ever elimination round against Casey.  Gauntlet 3 - Wasn't many female elimination rounds on their team and the team focused on getting Coral and Katie out The Island - Only got a key because she cried her way. Didn't win her mission to get the key Duel 2 - Won the 1st mission because the girls didn't think she was a threat and they can easily manipulate her to vote their way. 2nd girl gone losing to Kimberly Rivals 1 - 1st team gone losing to Paula/Ev Exes 1 - Made it far based on her alliance. Won one because Johnny/Camila gave it to them. Lost in X-Battle against Camila   Robin is overrated
Don't forget to add made it far because of production on Exes 1.
The Duel It’s every man & woman for themselves as Paula, Johnny & Tyler help pump up the jam in a challenge that wipes away teams & partners from the format.  This was Tina’s last appearance on the show as a regular competitor.  Johnny is targeted by the Vets & is eliminated first by Tyler.  Paula makes it very easy to root for her as she displays humility & grace in her first challenge & even sacrifices herself to save pal Svetlana.  Beth once again makes herself public enemy number one with her conniving behavior.  Wes & Derrick tussle in a brutal match of 'pole wrestle.'  The Duel marks Jodi & Kina’s final challenge.  High Point-Svet proves to be a tougher competitor than expected as she eliminates Beth, Kina & Aneesa to make the finals. She nearly bucks the Rookie curse by coming in 2nd place to Jodi in the final challenge.  Unfortunately, she is a one-hit wonder, as her first challenge also turns out to be her last.  Wes wins his first challenge.  Low Point-Advice to Tina:  If you’re going to punch Beth, please make it count.  The feisty one decides to go out with a bang, but instead of knocking Beth to the ground, she barely grazes her & is sent packing in the 2nd episode.  Historical Moment-Diem, fresh from chemotherapy, embarks on a lovely relationship with bad boy CT, who helps her come to terms with her cancer treatment.  The ups & downs of their unexpected courtship span several seasons.                                           A-                                                                                                                     
The Duel was one of the only good challenges in the time period it was in. I might go and rewatch it. But it was a good season in retrospect. The only things I didn't like was the whole CT/Diem thing, the I can elimination, and the predicability of Jodi's win. Other than that it was fine.
The Duel was one of the only good challenges in the time period it was in. I might go and rewatch it. But it was a good season in retrospect. The only things I didn't like was the whole CT/Diem thing, the I can elimination, and the predicability of Jodi's win. Other than that it was fine.
All of this.
I was most certainly not a fan of the CT/Diem pairing either.  I just felt like calling it lovely out of respect for Diem.  It was sweet at times, though.  I Can was probably the worst elimination ever.  
Inferno III The gang travels to Capetown as Jenn & Tyrie try to prove themselves in another Good Guys vs. Bad Asses competition.  CT takes a swing at Davis the first night in Africa & is sent home in what will become an awful habit of his.  Derrick replaces him on the Bad Ass squad.  Challenge clown Ace, makes it to the finals for once.  Susie somehow convinces the Good Guys to help her earn immunity each time she is voted into the Inferno by the Bad Asses & she somehow dodges the elimination round almost every time.  A severe lack of many likeable players makes Inferno III pretty forgettable.  Cara’s last challenge appearance.  High Point-Tonya earns her one & only challenge win.  Low Point-The I Hate Tonya game perpetuated by Susie, Cara & Colie is embarrassingly immature, even for these challenge morons.  Jenn defeats Rachel in 'ejection' & the former marine has a hot mess of a breakdown & storms out of the arena.  Historical Moment-Derrick gets his first hard-earned victory.  The show loses one if its premier players when after being eliminated by Abe in an Inferno technicality, Timmy bids a fond farewell to the challenges with a classy exit speech. B                                                                                     B    
I'll never forget Timmy's farewell speach.  Something like "treat every challenge in life with the same intensity you bring to these challenges."
I just watched an episode of this season yesterday and I gotta say it was okay..nothing to write home about but I think I'll watch the entire season given I barley remember it and it doesn't seem like a terrible challenge but it nowhere near one of the best.
I think I'm one of the few that loved Inferno 3. I don't know why so many people hate it.
Inferno III The gang travels to Capetown as Jenn & Tyrie try to prove themselves in another Good Guys vs. Bad Asses competition.  CT takes a swing at Davis the first night in Africa & is sent home in what will become an awful habit of his.  Derrick replaces him on the Bad Ass squad.  Challenge clown Ace, makes it to the finals for once.  Susie somehow convinces the Good Guys to help her earn immunity each time she is voted into the Inferno by the Bad Asses & she somehow dodges the elimination round almost every time.  A severe lack of many likeable players makes Inferno III pretty forgettable.  Cara’s last challenge appearance.  High Point-Tonya earns her one & only challenge win.  Low Point-The I Hate Tonya game perpetuated by Susie, Cara & Colie is embarrassingly immature, even for these challenge morons.  Jenn defeats Rachel in 'ejection' & the former marine has a hot mess of a breakdown & storms out of the arena.  Historical Moment-Derrick gets his first hard-earned victory.  The show loses one if its premier players when after being eliminated by Abe in an Inferno technicality, Timmy bids a fond farewell to the challenges with a classy exit speech.                                                                                    B    
So the grade for this challenge?
Davis eliminating an overly confident Danny was hilarious.
Inferno III The gang travels to Capetown as Jenn & Tyrie try to prove themselves in another Good Guys vs. Bad Asses competition.  CT takes a swing at Davis the first night in Africa & is sent home in what will become an awful habit of his.  Derrick replaces him on the Bad Ass squad.  Challenge clown Ace, makes it to the finals for once.  Susie somehow convinces the Good Guys to help her earn immunity each time she is voted into the Inferno by the Bad Asses & she somehow dodges the elimination round almost every time.  A severe lack of many likeable players makes Inferno III pretty forgettable.  Cara’s last challenge appearance.  High Point-Tonya earns her one & only challenge win.  Low Point-The I Hate Tonya game perpetuated by Susie, Cara & Colie is embarrassingly immature, even for these challenge morons.  Jenn defeats Rachel in 'ejection' & the former marine has a hot mess of a breakdown & storms out of the arena.  Historical Moment-Derrick gets his first hard-earned victory.  The show loses one if its premier players when after being eliminated by Abe in an Inferno technicality, Timmy bids a fond farewell to the challenges with a classy exit speech.                                                                                    B    
So the grade for this challenge?
Oops. Edited.
i predict FM2 and Island will get the lowest grades. hopefully Free Agents too.
Inferno III The gang travels to Capetown as Jenn & Tyrie try to prove themselves in another Good Guys vs. Bad Asses competition.  CT takes a swing at Davis the first night in Africa & is sent home in what will become an awful habit of his.  Derrick replaces him on the Bad Ass squad.  Challenge clown Ace, makes it to the finals for once.  Susie somehow convinces the Good Guys to help her earn immunity each time she is voted into the Inferno by the Bad Asses & she somehow dodges the elimination round almost every time.  A severe lack of many likeable players makes Inferno III pretty forgettable.  Cara’s last challenge appearance.  High Point-Tonya earns her one & only challenge win.  Low Point-The I Hate Tonya game perpetuated by Susie, Cara & Colie is embarrassingly immature, even for these challenge morons.  Jenn defeats Rachel in 'ejection' & the former marine has a hot mess of a breakdown & storms out of the arena.  Historical Moment-Derrick gets his first hard-earned victory.  The show loses one if its premier players when after being eliminated by Abe in an Inferno technicality, Timmy bids a fond farewell to the challenges with a classy exit speech. B                                                                                     B    
Thought that was a high moment IMO lol. "I can't believe I lost to a civilian" Inferno 3 was one of my favorite challenges ever because ever single person who won on the Bad Ass team, I wanted to win. Especially Tonya and Derrick
Ugh, I disliked every single Bad Ass.
I think I'm one of the few that loved Inferno 3. I don't know why so many people hate it.
You're not alone because I loved it too.  I enjoyed the daily missions, especially that trampoline one that Timmy messed up for his team and the fishing one where Evelyn bested Alton and lasted 30 minutes in the water.  It was also great to see Derrick NOT get eliminated right before the final and to actually win (same with Tonya, who finally came through... not bad for someone who "smells like a stripper").  In hindsight, it's comical to see Johnny, Susie, and Paula as "Good Guys"!  When I rewatch that challenge, I take perverted delight in watching Susie hiccup-cry when she recounts the epic drama of being playfully pushed into the pool by Abram.
Ugh, I disliked every single Bad Ass.
  Same. Except Derrick, can't ever dislike Derrick. I wanted the Good Guys to win so badly. Even if it meant Johnny getting a win. 
Ugh, I disliked every single Bad Ass.
Haha I liked Abram, Derrick and Tonya. The others can kick rocks. 
Ugh, I disliked every single Bad Ass.
Haha I liked Abram, Derrick and Tonya. The others can kick rocks. I think it's hilarious that Cara and Susie were on the Good Guys team but they were the meanest girls there. Cara is one of my favorites, I wish she came back. She was hilarious on The Gauntlet 2. 
I think I'm one of the few that loved Inferno 3. I don't know why so many people hate it.
giggles.
Cara, Ace & Timmy were the only ones I like that entire season. Derrick was already starting to becone insufferable at that point, unfortunately.
Cara, Ace & Timmy were the only ones I like that entire season. Derrick was already starting to becone insufferable at that point, unfortunately.
I'm Offically watching Inferno 3 and it's alright. Nothing to write home about but it's alright. Danny was a boob this season. He's way too serious and he thinks too highly of his abilities and he takes everything to heart. He really needed to go because he would've caused problems down the road.
I'm Offically watching Inferno 3 and it's alright. Nothing to write home about but it's alright. Danny was a boob this season. He's way too serious and he thinks too highly of his abilities and he takes everything to heart. He really needed to go because he would've caused problems down the road.
LMAO so true.  Davis knocking him out was classic.
I liked the inferno 3 because of the missions and location pretty much. I liked everyone who won but Kenny & Janelle I like Jenn and Paula. Especially how quiet and timid Paula is there.
i predict FM2 and Island will get the lowest grades. hopefully Free Agents too.
I lost interest in Free Agents toward the end. I missed like the last four episodes I didn't care for that season then until the reunion show. 
Gauntlet III        Trimming the fat is the theme of the second Veterans vs. Rookies match-up when the troops head to Mexico for more booze-soaked competition.  Frank & Jillian began a cute romance & they proceed to take out most of their team in elimination rounds.  The brain dead Vets somehow think keeping bubblehead Casey is smarter than keeping Coral & Beth.  Coral feels the chill as her entire team turns their back on her & sends her into the Gauntlet against Beth in an epic game of ball brawl. The CT/Diem romance seems to have fizzled out, but the CT/Adam strife kicks into high gear.  High Point-After prevailing over the entire game, the Vets head into the finals with a giant anchor named Big Easy.  He quickly gasses out & the Vets have to finish without him which violates the rules.  The Rooks pull out a surprise win over their obnoxious foes.  Karma rules.  Low Point-When the Vets send Coral into the Gauntlet against an overeager Ev, Coral quits the game & leaves the challenges for good.  The series loses a legend in a disappointing, unnecessary way.  Historical Moment-Brad & Tori are the Romeo & Juliet of G3 & begin their romance which eventually leads to an engagement, a marriage & a son named Brady.           B+                                                                                                                                                   
Gauntlet 3 is easily the worst challenge of all time. I can't think of any redeeming qualities. 
Yeah I agree Nevi, I'd give The Gauntlet 3 a D. The only good things about that season were Frank and Jillian winning their eliminations, Beth vs. Coral in Ball Brawl and Coral/Katie owning everyone at the reunion. The majority of players on both teams were full of horrible personalities, despite a select few being likable. The fact that RW: Austin, RW: Key West and Fresh Meat cast members made up more than half of the cast was a huge problem. 
Frank & Jillian prevailing over those loser Vets was enough for me to give it a high grade.    

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