In their first challenge teams will play a real life version of Hanging With Friends - a word game where they will attempt to knock out their opponents by guessing letters of a hidden word.
Six teams of two participate in a unique road trip competition series with real world challenges. In this urban challenge, teams will find a series of iconic New York scenes where they must have their picture taken. The team who gets all their photos in the fastest time will win the challenge.
- Six teams of two participate in a unique road trip competition series with real world challenges. In the urban challenge, teams will be given the chance to design a special backdrop for their escape with the help of a professional artist at Centennial Park. The paintings will be posted online for voting and the winning team will be revealed during the live show. In the escape challenge the teams will travel to a real fire and rescue training facility where they will undergo parts of the actual Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) that all Fire Fighters must master before they can fight fires. Each team will be timed as it runs through the entire course and whoever has the fastest time wins.
Six teams of two participate in a unique road trip competition series with real world challenges. In the urban challenge, teams will be strapped in a water powered personal jet pack and be able to fly through the air about 10 feet above the water while completing an obstacle course. In the escape challenge, teams travel by boats out into the Florida Everglades where they will collect wild animals for a total of four trips out into the Everglades in their boat. The first team to get all four animals safely in their cages wins the challenge.
Six teams of two participate in a unique road trip competition series with real world challenges. In the urban challenge, teams will complete a classic scavenger hunt where they must collect four items that highlights the iconic locations and culture of San Francisco. The team that finds a way to drive the fewest miles and still collect all four items will come in first place. In the escape challenge, teams escape to the idyllic countryside north of Sonoma to a full sized outdoor flying trapeze rig where they must attempt to execute three different aerial tricks successfully in order to come in first place.
The teams journey to Las Vegas in the Season 1 finale. Later, the winners are revealed.