Tonight's episode marked an especially somber note for the cast, as they are faced with a major turning point with only four episodes left in the season.
Derek (Viewers Revenge) is sent into the Pit with Dan (Viewers Revenge). The two play gripbreaker and Dan says he wants to get back in the RV to put Tori (Viewers Revenge) and Susie (Australia) in their place for yelling at David (Viewers Revenge) last week. Derek is ready to defend his position. The two battle fiercely, but Derek is victorious and wins his spot back on the RV.
Upon coming back, Tori mentions that she wants Derek and not Dan to come back. It seems like some tension has developed (maybe via the blogs?) between Dan and his former castmates. When Derek gets back on the RV, it seems like the two are heavy-duty flirting.
The cast gets their mission and they know they will "drop in". They figure out that they're going to be working on some ramps, but little do they know that they will be performing death-defying tricks on skates and bikes in the mission. TJ Lavin is a guest host for this Challenge, as he leads the Roadies through six tricks. Susie, Tori and Derek are on skates. Adam (The Quest), Kina (Extreme) and David are on bikes.
Tori has to drop in and stick a sticker above a line on a ramp. She does it. Derek has to perform a long jump at the end of a ramp. He fails. Susie has to drop in on a steep ramp. She fails. Kina has to perform a high jump over a bar. She does it. Adam has to do a backflip into a foam pit. He does it. Derek has to do a front flip on skates. He fails.
TJ Lavin gives Adam the chance to do a front flip and land on solid ground. He attempts it, but they fail. The Roadies have to send a male and a female in the Pit and fail to bank $10,000.
The deliberations begin and we find out that David cannot perform because he injured himself in the mission. That leaves Adam, who claims he doesn't deserve to go in the Pit, and Derek, who would go into the Pit three times in the past four weeks. Susie volunteers herself, but in doing so, and realizing that she must work with the male nominee, chooses Derek for the Pit as well.
Derek looks angry, but the show didn't give his thought process about the nomination full exposure. We'll see next week how Derek will treat the cast and if they actually get back to the RV.