In late February 2020, the first place team checked into the third pit stop—an undisclosed location in Glasgow, Scotland—on a race around the world. Eighteen months, a number of days and a few hours later, they, along with six other teams, left from a location in Zurich, Switzerland, after what was undoubtedly The Amazing RaceThis is the longest pit stop Everyday

The Emmy-amassing show’s longtime host said, “It felt so strange because I was standing there for a restart and it seemed like nothing had happened at all.” Phil KeoghanCelebHomes News recalled that he was returning to work on season 33 after a long COVID-induced hiatus. Then you have to process all that happened over the past 19 months. It’s amazing.

What started with weeks of second-guessing (“Now it’s easy to say, ‘Oh, it was the right decision,'” said Keoghan about being one of the first reality shows to pull the plug on filming. You can see why people felt like they were asking, “Are you kidding?” Certain We need to get this The rest of the time was spent waiting, hoping and praying as the whole world went into a complete halt.