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The Biggest Loser 

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The simple idea of The Biggest Loser, is that "whomever loses the most...wins."
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Bob Harper ...  Himself - Trainer / ... 241 episodes, 2005-2016
Alison Sweeney ...  Herself - Host 207 episodes, 2006-2015
Jillian Michaels ...  Herself - Trainer / ... 183 episodes, 2005-2014
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The simple idea of The Biggest Loser, familiar to dieters the world over, is that "whomever loses the most...wins." Losing weight will be difficult, though, as the 12 contestants (six male and six female) will be faced with real-life temptations that their new approved weight-loss skills and resources should help them overcome -- if they want to win, that is. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

19 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Biggest Loser 2 See more »

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25/7 Productions See more »
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Harley Pasternak was originally supposed to be a trainer on the show but once he began negotiating for a better deal he was replaced by Bob Harper. See more »

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Referenced in How I Met Your Mother: False Positive (2010) See more »

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A great inspiration.
4 August 2009 | by peaceloverasta27See all my reviews

I despise reality shows in general and all they have to offer. But I just couldn't say no to the Biggest Loser. I think it's great that they focus on making a healthy individual and motivate them to get in shape rather than watching fake idiots on the Bachelor or Bachelorette trying to find their soul mate by making out with every contestant and contracting mono.

For those who think it's unhealthy to lose weight so fast...at least in the show it's accomplished by diet and exercise. Sure you can lose weight with pills in just as short of a time but it's extremely unhealthy that way. To be honest, I was a bit surprised to find this show has a 5.8 rating on IMDb. I was expecting more from an inspirational show such as this.


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