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The Amazing Race

Season 29 2017

  • 2017-03-31T00:00:00Z on CBS
  • 45 mins
  • 8 hours, 36 mins (12 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Reality, Action, Adventure, Game Show

In season 29, in a brand-new twist, all 22 Racers are complete strangers who will meet on the starting line. Before “GO,”Racers will immediately compete in a challenge that will determine the order for picking a Teammate, based on nothing but first impressions. These new pairs of Teammates will then have mere moments to learn their traveling companion's name before beginning a race around the world that will span 9 countries, 17 cities and 36,000 miles.

12 episodes

29x01 We're Coming For You, Phil!

  • Season Premiere

    2017-03-31T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

Season 29 begins with 22 strangers meeting at the starting line in Los Angeles and then pairing up to form 11 teams who then fly to the first destination, Panama City.

29x02 Scared Spitless

  • 2017-04-07T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

Teams travel to Sao Paulo, Brazil where tensions rise between two teams when one goes back on their word.

29x03 Bucket List Type Stuff

  • 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

Racers travel to Zanzibar, Tanzania where teams build and deliver desks to a local school. Also, tensions rise when teams face a blind double U-turn, and one team's Race may be in jeopardy when they misplace their passports.

A previously played U-turn causes friction between two teams in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

29x05 Have Faith in Me, Broski

  • 2017-04-21T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

Racers take on a record setting Roadblock by helping build a 13-story bonfire in Ålesund, Norway.

29x06 Double U-Turn Ahead

  • 2017-04-28T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

Several teams come together and target one set of Racers at the double U-turn in Lake Como, Italy.

29x07 Have Fun and Get It Done

  • 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

Teams race through Venice, Italy where one team reaches a breaking point in a frantic search for a water taxi.

29x08 Good Job, Donkey

  • 2017-05-12T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

The race continues in Athens, Greece.

An extreme fear of heights paralyzes one Racer at a Roadblock when faced with bungee jumping 240 feet from a bridge into the Corinth Canal.

Teams battle the scorching heat while transporting shrimp baskets for one mile to a local fisherman, and one Racer approaches their breaking point during the exhausting Roadblock.

29x11 As Easy As Stacking Cups

  • 2017-05-26T00:00:00Z — 43 mins

The final four teams race through Seoul, South Korea to clinch a spot in the finale and a chance to race for the one million dollar prize.

The final three teams race to Chicago where they must complete their last challenges within the city's most iconic landmarks, including Wrigley Field, the home of the World Series champion Chicago Cubs, before they dash to the finish line. After nine countries, 17 cities, and 36,000 miles, one team will be crowned the winners of the amazing race and awarded the one million dollar prize.