The Biggest Loser Season 8
S08 E01Sep 16, 2009
Week 1 Sep 16, 2009 The 16 players have been chosen and head to The Biggest Loser Ranch. The theme this season is second chances. The contestants are happy to finally meet Bob and Jillian, but are a little surprised when the bus drops them off at the beach to meet with Ali first.
S08 E02Sep 23, 2009
The Biggest Loser: Couples Season 8 Episode 2 Sep 23, 2009 Curtis Stone returns to the ranch to teach the players about healthy cooking, and to give them a pop quiz
S08 E03Sep 30, 2009
Week 3 Sep 30, 2009 Tracey tries to protect herself and Coach Mo by making controversial decisions that end up antagonizing the other players and frustrating her trainers. A temptation gives one player control of the game and the Challenge offers immunity. When two teams fall below the yellow line, one team sacrifices itself for the other.
S08 E04Oct 7, 2009
Week 4 Oct 7, 2009 A contestant gets frustrated because medical conditions prevent them from working out at full capacity. The contestants are shocked when they find out the kitchen is off limits and learn why it's off limits. One team gets an amazing prize during a pop challenge about calories. Jillian and Bob help contestants learn how to make healthy choices when eating out by taking them to a restaurant. The contestants endurance is challenged before weigh in.
S08 E05Oct 14, 2009
Season 8, Episode 5 Oct 14, 2009 This is the week the contestants are split into Bob's Blue team and Jillian's Black team. Alison tells the contestants that the winner of the temptation challenge will pick which players go to which team. The winner picks the new teams and splits up old teams; another player is sent home.
S08 E06Oct 21, 2009
Week 6 Oct 21, 2009 The two teams dig for a buried treasure on the beach. As a final result of the challenge, one team is sent home with loved ones while the other team stays at the ranch to train with their trainer.
S08 E07Oct 28, 2009
Week Seven Oct 28, 2009 Derek Jeter gives and inspirational talk to the contestants about the importance of team work before they participate in a baseball challenge. Chef Curtis Stone makes a health Mediterranean meal for the winner of the challenge; at the weigh in a contestant breaks a Biggest Loser record.
S08 E08Nov 4, 2009
Week Eight Nov 4, 2009 The players travel to Washington DC and get a tour of the White House. They meet the White House chef for the tour, and they are shown Michelle Obama's garden where she grows vegetables to eat in the White House. The contestants help to pick and prepare vegetables, then eat them at lunch. The weigh-in is held at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
S08 E09Nov 11, 2009
Week 9 Nov 11, 2009 Ali reveals to the contestants that two people will be going home, but there's a second twist. In addition to the yellow line, there will also be a red line. Whoever falls below the red line will be automatically eliminated and sent home prior to the voting. This causes tension between two players.
S08 E10Nov 18, 2009
Week 10 Nov 18, 2009 This week is makeover week, and each contestant is made over with the assistance of Tim Gunn and Tabatha Coffey. They then give speeches designed to inspire and motivate others.
S08 E11Nov 25, 2009
Week 11 Nov 25, 2009 Investment guru Suze Orman, makes a guest appearance on the show to advise the contestants and to administer a quiz. She says she is there to help them find the balance between health and wealth. She tells them that obesity is a very expensive disease. She asks them financial questions relating to health and weight.
S08 E12Dec 2, 2009
Week 12 Dec 2, 2009 The contestants all go home for 60 days, in which they have to find time to balance time with their families, their jobs, and find time to work out. Each player gets a phone call from either Bob or Jillian, explaining that they are going to run a marathon.
S08 E13Dec 9, 2009
Season 8 Finale Dec 9, 2009 The wait is finally over! The live finale has arrived. Who will win that $100,000 prize?