"Among the blind, the squinter rules." ~ Gerard Didier Erasmus
After tonight's episode, I still don't like them and especially Peter. Whenever he talks to Sarah it just sounds so condescending as if she's a child. Granted she was a bit whiney tonight, but ever since the first episode I've felt his demeanor is more belittling than encouraging. I'm not a fan of Sarah either, especially tonight's meltdown, BUT she's more tolerable than overbearing Peter.
Also, something about Peter strikes me as fake and contrived. It seems like he overdoes his encouragements thinking he'd come off as a good guy, but really he annoys me to no end. I chuckled when he had difficulty during the detour. Hehe.
Okay, so. Sarah is love. Peter is hate. Why does Peter feel the need to tear down her spirit? Just so he can pretend to build it back up again and seem like a good guy? Whatever. That guy is an ass and doesn't deserve my time.
Sarah, on the other hand, is a babe. I don't like her because she is missing a leg and still rocks it, I like her because she is sharp. I like her because she puts up with Peter (even though she should just ditch him and run the race herself). I like her because she doesn't want to be treated like a baby by Peter. I like how, even though he is being completely assy she knows when and when not to start a fight.
As much as I admire the obstacles Sarah has had to overcome in her life, I can't say I admire their racing abilities. The constant whining and crying has gotten to be too much, particularly when they are obviously doing well in the race. I hope they are taking good notes on eachothers personality traits so they can evaluate their relationship at the end of all this. They don't appear to be a healthy, compatible, romantic couple. I cringed when they tried to pan-handle Sarah's leg/tricks--glad no one coughed up money.
Sarah goes on about how she wants to be treated fairly, and can do anything an able bodied person can... then she uses her disability to her advantage, and tries to pull off stunts like the one above. That is horrible if you ask me... and their whining and crying and over the top 'encouragement'
This is my least favourite couple than Victoria and her hot blooded hubby a few seasons back and hopefully they get the boot soon.
I didn't like how they tried to get money by having Sarah prove how well she can run on her prosthetic leg. It made them seem a bit condescending. I still like this team but not as much as I did when the race started.
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How could I forget about that circus act? Its one thing if they had no money and did it out of necessity, but to do it simply to kill time and hope for money? Ugh, I wasn't embarassed for them, but I was laughing AT them. I also chuckled when no one gave them money. Being Chinese myself, many can be quite frugal with their money and certainly, wouldn't waste it on random street clowns like them.