The Amazing Race season 24, episode 3, “Welcome to the Jungle,” just finished airing! Read our recap to find out which all-star team got eliminated, and discuss the events with other fans.

Here are the highlights from The Amazing Race season 24, episode 3, “Welcome to the Jungle”:

After winning the second leg, Brendon and Rachel (the Newlyweds) get a head start to Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Only six teams will be allowed on the first flight, which is crucial with a three hour time difference. But with all the traffic, Dave and Connor are the first to arrive, quickly followed by Margie and Luke. Next to make the first flight are the Cowboys, the Globetrotters, the Country singers, then the Afghanimals.

Unfortunately, the Newlyweds arrive seventh, so they cannot get on the first flight. With them on the second flight are Youtubers Meghan and Joey, along with John and Jessica.

Roadblock: The teams must grab the Travelocity traveling gnome and propel down the Kiansom Waterfall in Malaysia to get the next clue. Dave and Connor get the first clue that leads them to Kampung Tompinahaton. The Afghanimals easily get the clue next, but the Cowboys mess up when they propel down the waterfall without grabbing the clue. Now they have to wait to try again.

Dave and Connor arrive at the river and must build a bamboo raft to head down the river, and then choose a detour: the river delivery to transport goods and deliver them, or the jungle run that has them going on a hunting safari? Once they’re down the river, they will get the next clue. The top three teams all chose river delivery: Dave and Connor, the Afghanimals, and Maggie and Luke.

Able to hold onto first place, Dave and Connor finish their raft and head down the river, followed by the the Afghanimals and the Cowboys. Margie and Luke weren’t so lucky, and their raft starts falling apart. To make matters worse, they couldn’t use sign language to communicate. The Afghanimals are the first to arrive at the delivery point. The Cowboys arrive just at the Afghanimals are leaving, while Dave and Connor seem to have missed the drop off.

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The secnd flight arrives in Malaysia with the Newlyweds, Joey and Meghan, and John and Jessica. They quickly head to the detour with Joey and Meghan in last place but high spirits. John and Jessica quickly get the clue, then the Newlyweds and the Youtubers. Although Meghan and Joey weren’t far behind the other groups, they didn’t hold their taxi and now have to walk to find one.

John and Jessica make a sketchy raft while the Newlyweds seem to have an easier time until they hit the rapids and Rachel can’t help but cry. When Joey and Meghan arrive at the river, they’re alone and start on the raft. As John and Jessica work on the jungle run, the Newlyweds totally wreck their raft and have to put it back together.

The Newlyweds arrive at the jungle just in time for John and Jessica to head onto the next clue. Meghan and Joey head down the river, but aren’t quick enough and the Newlyweds finish hunting before they arrive.

The Country Singers and the Globetrotters are the first teams to go on the jungle run and have a hard time hitting their targets. Dave and Connor still manage to be the first team to get the next clue, which leads them to Tanjun Aru Water Village. They’re followed by the Cowboys and the Afghanimals. The first team to arrive is Dave and Connor, who win a trip for two to Budapest, Hungary from Travelocity.

The Cowboys arrive in second, the Afghanimals in third, Margie and Luke in fourth, the Globetrotters in fifth, the Country Singers in sixth, John and Jessica in seventh, and the Newlyweds arrive in eighth. Sadly, Joey and Meghan arrive in last place and are eliminated.

What did you think of ‘The Amazing Race’ season 24, episode 3, ‘Welcome to the Jungle’?

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 brings the L.M.D. storyline to a truly wild end. Here’s what to expect from “Self Control”!

You don’t know what’s coming

Yeah, there’s a synopsis for “Self Control” — “Suspicion turns to paranoia when the team doesn’t know who can be trusted as more LMDs infiltrate S.H.I.E.L.D.” But that’s the equivalent of saying that Iron Man is about a goateed man who can fly.

Sure, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 answers a lot of questions about who is and who isn’t a robot. More profoundly though, the episode goes in for a final knead and punch of the ideas that have been floating around all season.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 brings the L.M.D. storyline to a truly wild end. Here’s what to expect from “Self Control”!

You don’t know what’s coming

Yeah, there’s a synopsis for “Self Control” — “Suspicion turns to paranoia when the team doesn’t know who can be trusted as more LMDs infiltrate S.H.I.E.L.D.” But that’s the equivalent of saying that Iron Man is about a goateed man who can fly.

Sure, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 answers a lot of questions about who is and who isn’t a robot. More profoundly though, the episode goes in for a final knead and punch of the ideas that have been floating around all season.

Free will and humanity. Sacrifice and love. The nature of reality — and even of life itself. Beneath the plot, surprises, and pain, that’s what’s really going on in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spring finale.

That, and the characters who get caught in the middle.

Jed Whedon is Not. Playing. Around.

Executive producer and showrunner Jed Whedon is the man behind the pen and the camera in “Self Control,” and he’s there for a reason. Whedon’s first try at the director’s chair on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is operatic, incisive, and perpetually gut-clenching.

Yes, there are lovely and disturbing vistas, an artistry that comes from a deliberate and careful eye. But more important is the unshakable Whedon impulse that animates Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15, that builds through the episode like a cresting tide.

You know that unmistakable sense that someone is laughing behind the scenes? Yeah. That’s why Jed Whedon is here.

What’s next?

Well, that’s a very good question. “Self Control” leaves us with a few razor-like possibilities, all of which lead down spiky corridors of questions. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15 is here to leave us thirsty for the season’s final seven episodes, and that’s exactly what it does.

Oh, and to answer your next question…

Cliffhanger?

Uh, yes. Cliffhanger.

Oh boy, cliffhanger.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4×15, “Self Control,” airs Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 10:00 p.m. on ABC.

What are your top theories for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ 4×15?

Have President’s Day off? Here are some movies, TV shows, and soundtracks with which to celebrate President’s Day.

‘Hamilton’


Even if you were somehow lucky enough to have already seen the musical, you might as well celebrate today with another listen to the soundtrack. In case you have been living under a rock, Hamilton is a hip-hop, rap, musical about Alexander Hamilton. Yes, Hamilton never became president, but the musical does include multiple would-be presidents. Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and even birthday boy himself George Washington are heavily featured in Hamilton. Based on the biography by Ron Chernow, you can get a history lesson while you listen to great music.

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Have President’s Day off? Here are some movies, TV shows, and soundtracks with which to celebrate President’s Day.

‘Hamilton’


Even if you were somehow lucky enough to have already seen the musical, you might as well celebrate today with another listen to the soundtrack. In case you have been living under a rock, Hamilton is a hip-hop, rap, musical about Alexander Hamilton. Yes, Hamilton never became president, but the musical does include multiple would-be presidents. Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and even birthday boy himself George Washington are heavily featured in Hamilton. Based on the biography by Ron Chernow, you can get a history lesson while you listen to great music.

‘Liberty’s Kids’


Liberty’s Kids aired in the early 2000s on PBS. Liberty’s Kids follows three teenagers from varying backgrounds throughout the American Revolution, mentored by Benjamin Franklin. It is geared for children but is still pretty enjoyable for adults. In each episode, the teenagers encounter a significant person or event from the revolution, giving a concise and entertaining history lesson. The show features many important figures throughout the revolution, showing even more presidents than in Hamilton. As one can imagine, Washington is among these.

‘Lincoln’


Lincoln is a 2012, Oscar nominated movie, directed by Steven Spielberg based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s biography of Abraham Lincoln, Team of Rivals. Instead of a biopic of Lincoln’s entire life, Lincoln is specifically about his passing of the 13th amendment. Essentially directed between each of his science fiction blockbusters, Spielberg also made many significant historical movies, Lincoln among them. Lincoln not only shows his power as a president, but also humanizes him through an Oscar winning performance by Daniel Day-Lewis.

‘1776’


Hamilton is not the first musical about American history. Thankfully, though, because this way there are other options, one of which is 1776. Even more conveniently, the musical 1776 was adapted into a movie in the early 1970s. Heavily implied by its name, 1776 is about the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 1776 definitely has a more classical musical theater vibe than Hamilton. The strange combination of American history and musical theater allows for a humorous yet educational experience. However, as reflective of the history of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Washington is not a character in the musical; yet, it obviously includes many other significant historical figures.

‘The West Wing’ or ‘The American President’


Unlike the other items on this list, these two are about fictional presidents. But it would be nice if they were real. Of the many politically charged movies and television shows by Aaron Sorkin, these two are specifically about presidents. If you have the day off and want to attempt to binge watch seven seasons, then you may want to check out The West Wing. The West Wing follows President Bartlet and his staff and advisors during their time in the White House. If you want a movie to help you transition between Valentine’s Day and President’s Day then The American President is worth watching. It is a romantic comedy about President Shepherd, who falls in love with a lobbyist.

How else will you celebrate President’s Day?

The first two cast members for Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Lion King have been announced by director Jon Favreau.

James Earl Jones, who voiced Mufasa in the animated movie in the ’90s, is returning as the character in the live-action adaptation. Interesting!

Meanwhile, Donald Glover — who will co-star in this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming for Disney and Marvel — will play Adult Simba.

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The first two cast members for Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Lion King have been announced by director Jon Favreau.

James Earl Jones, who voiced Mufasa in the animated movie in the ’90s, is returning as the character in the live-action adaptation. Interesting!

Meanwhile, Donald Glover — who will co-star in this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming for Disney and Marvel — will play Adult Simba.

Favreau tweeted the news Friday evening:

According to a statement from Disney, The Lion King “will build on the groundbreaking technology used in The Jungle Book to bring the story of Simba to photorealistic life.”

A release date for the film hasn’t been set. Favreau also helmed the live-action Jungle Book for the studio.

So far casting is off to a great start!