Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Small Children Gone from The Amazing Race


It may be safe for you to tune in again. The only real difference now than in previous seasons is that the teams are larger. The youngest people aren't too much younger than previous contestants. So I was watching the televised child abuse last night. The dad is so funny. He's always saying to his small daughter, "Thank you for running, Carissa. I know that was hard." Then they'll be in a bus and the little girl is slumped against her mother, mouth hanging open, completely unconcious, when suddenly, "RUN! RUN! RUN!" Thank you for being exploited, Carissa. I know it is hard.

The worst part, however, was when the family with the small children came in last and got eliminated. The parents tried to act like non-child-abusers and talked about how wonderful an experience this has been and how the kids will never forget it and they are so proud. Then we zoom in on little Carissa's face, which is twitching and quivering and then finally crumbles into a little sob. It was the saddest little face I've ever seen and you could tell that she was trying so hard to be brave and not cry. A couple of tears escaped down her cheeks and the host told her that she is the youngest person - EVER - to come this far on The Amazing Race. Isn't she the youngest person - EVER - to appear on The Amazing Race? Poor little girl. Nothing like facing a huge disappointment coupled with thinking you've totally let your parents down and doing it all on television. Thank goodness it's OVER! I hope they find her a good therapist.

2 comments:

NoiXdeCoco said...

I'm still skeptical to tune it...but at least there won't be any more children to haunt my prime time viewing experience. Honestly, I don't even know what day this is on.

That is so funny about Phil commenting that she's the youngest person to have come so far...notice he didn't say the smallest person, cause that honor belongs to the midgit with the retarded cousin who got a female boner everytime she saw Phil.

Honey Gangsta said...

Ha ha ha!! That's awesome about the midget and her horny cousin! Remember how they would try to communicate with foreigners by speaking English with an accent? Too funny! The show comes on Tuesdays at 9. You should give it a whirl. It's like you say - Tivo can erase...