The Amazing Race 9

I Am in Russia Playing with the Dolls

Original Airdate: 03.14.2006

The Race returns to Russia where dolls are played with, trolleys are washed and swimming fears are faced. (If the clue says, "take a plunge" and you are afraid of swimming, don't volunteer!) It's a "to be continued," so no one is sent to the gulag.

Location Report Moscow, Russia

Caviar, snow, vodka, the Kremlin and big fur hats – most people have a mental image of Moscow as a frozen, enigmatic city. Of course, the real Moscow is all that and much more.

Season 9, Episode 3

The longest leg so far started with a zip-line ride, followed by a race for one of three bus tickets that both proved insignificant as the nine remaining teams ended up on the same flight almost halfway around the world.

TAR9, Episode 3

Everything you need to know about episode 3 of The Amazing Race 9. (If we told you more, we'd have to kill you.)

Amazing Race Rant - Episode 3

A typical Race zip line, some nice high dives and the opportunity to play with dolls – not much to rant about, right?

Carissa Explains It All Episode 3

That was great that Jeremy and Eric finally got to go on a date with the girls at the pit stop. I think they really like each other.

"In Control" - Vol. IX, No. 3

So, let’s continue with part 3 of our series on the interview process for The Amazing Race. You’ll recall that parts 1 and 2 dealt with the application and the semi-finalist interviews.


It's time to take a look at the culture of Russia and Moscow.