The Biggest Loser (2004– )
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Episode #8.1 

The sixteen contestants for season 8 are introduced. The theme for the season is having a second chance, which brings with it a lot of baggage for most, if not all, contestants. The second ... See full summary »

Director:

Neil DeGroot

Writers:

David Braun, David Broome (creator) (as Dave Broome) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alison Sweeney ... Herself - Host
Bob Harper ... Himself - Trainer
Jillian Michaels ... Herself - Trainer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Algaier ... Himself
Amanda Arlauskas ... Herself
Danny Cahill ... Himself
Mozziz Dewalt ... Himself
Antoine Dove ... Himself
Karin Fu Karin Fu ... Herself (as Dr. Karin Fu)
Julio Gomez ... Himself
Todd Hare Todd Hare ... Himself (as Dr. Todd Hare)
Rob Huizenga ... Himself - Physician (as Dr. Rob Huizenga)
Dina Mercado ... Herself
Rebecca Meyer ... Herself
Rudy Pauls ... Himself
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Storyline

The sixteen contestants for season 8 are introduced. The theme for the season is having a second chance, which brings with it a lot of baggage for most, if not all, contestants. The second chance applies to the show with one contestant, back from a previous season, and has been allowed to continue with his weight loss journey. Before the contestants even have a chance to do a workout, weigh-in or meet the trainers, they are subjected to their first challenge, a 1-mile race, the winner to have immunity from elimination. As with previous seasons, all the contestants will be paired up, the winner of the race also having the choice of his/her partner. The race proves to be too much for two of the contestants. At the first official weigh-in, there are five people over 400 pounds apiece - the largest number ever for the show, and the heaviest single person ever on the show. At their first workout, the contestants learn that both Bob and Jillian will be jointly training them all. Each ... Written by Huggo

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA

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Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

The Adventure
(uncredited)
Written by Thomas DeLonge
Performed by Angels & Airwaves
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