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Show Summary: Season 2

Show 10: Ruff's Bowling is Going Downhill

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Ruff is a horrible bowler! He sent Willie and Bridget out to build a machine that could be a better bowler. They met up with Ray, an engineer who designs bowling equipment, and built Ruff a "Bowlinator." After the Bowlinator bowled consistently well, their machine was put to the ultimate test: a bowling contest with the gigantic bowling machine called Throbot!

The second mission was all Rosario's. He got to go snowboarding, a surprisingly scientific sport! He learned that gravity pulled him downhill but friction helped keep him up on his toes. He was a natural out there!

Meanwhile, Mike, Madi, and Nina hung out at Studio G and won 30 points after answering the half-time quiz questions.

After completing their challenges, Willie, Bridget, and Rosario returned to Studio G for the Triumph Tally:

Rosario:

  • 30 points: For conquering the mountain
  • 15 points: For "squishing that tomato" (the technique he used to keep his toes up and spread out)
  • 40 points: For getting up after many falls and persisting
  • 20 points: For doing the half-pipe
  • -10 points: For knocking down a kid (accidentally, of course)

Giving him a grand total of 95 points!

Bridget and Willie:

  • 10 points: For fashion. They looked striking in their bowling shirts!
  • 35 points: For consistently knocking down 8 pins at a time
  • 25 points: For tinkering with the bowlinator's design to make it more accurate
  • 15 points: For the underdog to beat the bowling champion the "Throbot"

Giving them a total of 85 points!

BUT: "Is that all the points a dog can give?"

Ruff awarded 5 points to Willie because he's "the go-to man when a machine needs a name." He came up with the name for their machine — Bowlinator! But those bonus points weren't enough to make Willie the daily winner. Rosario and his 100 points took the lead! For his prize, Ruff commissioned an ice sculpture of Rosario snowboarding. Unfortunately, it had melted and all that was left was ice water.




Daily Scores
Winner!
Rosario
95
Willie
90
Bridget
85
Nina
30
Mike
30
Madi
30
Rosario rides the chairlift with a snowboarding expert.
Triumph Tally
Show Scores
Bridget

740


Mike

735


Willie

730


Rosario

705


Nina

695


Madi

640