The Biggest Loser Episode Guides
Teams of two arrive but are soon split up and pitted against one another, with the team in last place not making it to the ranch as the season of "No Excuses" kicks off.
Representatives from each team bid on their percentage of weight loss, with the highest bidder getting a five pound advantage at the end of week, provided they hit their goal. Nutritionists teach the contestants about shopping for healthy food, and Dr. Huizenga reveals the contestants' "inner ages."
The contestants face a temptation challenge with a Chinese buffet before doing a face-off challenge in the gym.
The winner of an obstacle course race where the winning team gets exclusive rights to the gym and the other team must work out for the week without any exercise equipment.
The brother and sister Aqua Team, eliminated earlier in the competition, return for a second chance at being the Biggest Loser.
The theme is "I can't lose weight on my own," and contestants take part in a competition in which they try to keep their trainers from falling into a dunk tank, with the losing team being forced to spend the week without a trainer.
A player from each team is sent home for the week with a trainer, and only that players weight will count at the weigh-in at the end of the week.
The contestants are given the opportunity to eat their favorite foods, with the person eating the most getting to reshape teams, but they get to remain anonymous, leaving the other contestants to speculate who did the change.
All 11 remaining contestants go home for 18 days and have the chance to earn immunity by losing 5% of their body weight.
The teams switch trainers for the week, with the team winning the weigh in given the opportunity to vote out a player on the other team.
The teams are dissolved as the individual competition begins.
Facing the challenge to lose weight on vacation, the contestants go to Hawaii where they get surfing lessons from Bethany Hamilton.
The contestants try new challenges to prove that exercise doesn't have to be boring, including a Zumba workout and a bike ride. Later they face a cooking challenge to prepare healthy meals.
Makeover week takes the contestants to Washington D.C. to meet First Lady Michelle Obama.
The contestants get to work out with the First Lady at the White House. One player resorts to binge eating when a call to home makes her question her ability to stay on the show.
Several contestants walk off the show when they decide one of the challenges is unfair. Allyson reveals an additional motivation for the remaining contestants when they are given the chance to win a Ford Escape SUV.
The eliminated contestants compete for one slot to return to be one of the top three to vie for the ultimate prize.
In this must-see, exciting live finale, the contestants from this season return for a special reunion and a chance to weigh in one last time and show America how much weight they've all lost since beginning their weight-loss journeys. Those who have been eliminated will compete for the $100,000 "at home" prize. Then it's the moment viewers have been waiting for, when one of the three finalists will be named this season's "Biggest Loser" and win the coveted grand prize of $250,000!
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