The Biggest Loser: Season 8 (2009)

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Air date: Sep 15, 2009

Sixteen contestants begin their weight-loss journeys in the premiere of Season 8, which is themed "second chances." Dr. Huizenga provides a health assessment for the players, including a military wife, a firefighter and the heaviest contestant in the show's history.

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Air date: Sep 22, 2009

Chef Curtis Stone teaches the players how to make healthy meals during a kitchen boot camp. The instructions follow Ali's news that if the contestants have big losses during Week 2, no one will be sent home. Also: a balance challenge.

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Air date: Sep 29, 2009

The players have a chance to win an advantage at the weigh-in, but it'll cost them time with Bob and Jillian. Later, the contestants have their first temptation; a player sustains an injury; and an incline challenge tests the group's stamina.

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Air date: Oct 6, 2009

The kitchen on the ranch closes for the week, forcing the contestants to learn how to make healthy choices at restaurants. Also: A medical condition sidelines a contestant; a calorie quiz nets the winning team a big prize; and the players compete in an endurance challenge.

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Air date: Oct 13, 2009

The contestants are divided into two teams, with a challenge winner making the team picks. The move prompts anxiety in some players, who worry about being separated from their partners. Later, a challenge requires teamwork; and a contestant gives another player a gift.

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Air date: Oct 20, 2009

The teams hunt for buried treasure on the beach in hopes of winning a trip home to visit loved ones. But when members of the winning team are home, some struggle to continue making healthy choices. The team back at the ranch, however, focuses on losing weight and making the most of the time alone on campus. Also: The players work at a food bank; a contestant has a breakthrough.

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Air date: Oct 27, 2009

Derek Jeter leads a baseball challenge in which the winner receives a healthy Mediterranean meal cooked by chef Curtis Stone. Also: the players compete directly with a member of the other team during the weigh-in; and a contestant breaks a show record.

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Air date: Nov 3, 2009

The contestants, now competing individually, go to Washington, D.C., for a series of challenges. Included: a large-scale public workout with other volunteers at the Washington Monument; a meeting with members of Congress to discuss health education; a trip to the White House, where the players prepare a salad using ingredients from the garden; and a weigh-in by the Lincoln Memorial steps.

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Air date: Nov 10, 2009

The players learn that two contestants will be eliminated at the next weigh-in, causing tension to soar within the group. Also: The contestants participate in a circus-themed challenge in which the winner receives immunity at the weigh-in; Bob conducts a last-chance workout using a trapeze while Jillian waits to lead a second round of exercise at the ranch.

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Air date: Nov 17, 2009

The six remaining players receive makeovers with the aid of Tim Gunn and hairstylist Tabatha Coffey. After giving speeches about their weight loss at an event for TV GUIDE magazine, the contestants reveal their new looks to family and friends. Later, the players compete for a two-week trip to a fitness resort in Utah.

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Daniel Wright
Liz Young
Amanda Arlauskas
Alexandra White
Sean Algaier
Shauntina "Shay" Sorrells
Allen Smith
Dina Mercado
Julio Gomez
Antoine Dove
Mozziz "Mo" Dewalt
Tracey Yukich
Rudy Pauls
Rebecca Meyer
Curtis Stone
J.D. Roth
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The people on this show are earnest and utterly sincere in their desire to become a newer, better version of themselves, and not even the sleazy conventions of the Reality TV can diminish that.

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