The first season of RuPaul's Drag Race, later referred to as RuPaul's Drag Race: The Lost Season Ru-Vealed, premiered in the United States on February 2, 2009, on Logo. Nine contestants were selected to compete in the running of becoming "America's Next Drag Superstar." The first season was filmed during the summer of 2008.No. overallNo. in seasonTitleOriginal air date11"Drag on a Dime"February 2, 200922"Girl Group Challenge"February 9, 200933"Queens of All Media"February 16, 200944"Mac Viva-Glam Challenge"February 23, 2009
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The first season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars premiered on the Logo network on October 22, 2012. Contestants from the original RuPaul's Drag Race show returned to compete again. Cast members were announced on August 6. This season features 12 returning contestants representing all four seasons.No. overallNo. in seasonTitleOriginal air date11"It Takes Two"October 22, 201222"RuPaul's Gaff-In"October 29, 201233"Queens Behaving Badly"November 5, 201244"All Star Girl Groups"November 12, 2012
(Names, ages and hometowns are stated are during time of contest) 1. █ The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race. 2. █The contestant was eliminated in 3rd place & did not compete in final lip sync. 3. █The contestant was the 1st runner-up. 4. █The contestant won the maxi challenge. 5. █The contestant was one of the best but did not win the maxi challenge. 6. █The contestant was a member of a winning team but did not win the maxi challenge. 7. █The contestant was one of the worst but did not place in the bottom two. 8. █The contestant placed in the bottom two but was not eliminated. 9. █The contestant placed in the bottom two & was eliminated. 10. █The contestant was voted "Miss Congeniality" by viewers. 11. █The contestant returned and appeared on the "Reunion" episode, but was out of the running.
Episode 1: "Drag On A Dime"
The nine queens arrive in drag and size up the competition. They are then immediately thrust into a car wash photo shoot, portraying sex appeal while posing with two men, with Mike Ruizas their photographer. Afterwards, everyone takes off their makeup for the first time and gets to know each other as their real-life selves, with most people being stunned by Nina's tattoos and questioning if Rebecca has had plastic surgery. The queens' first challenge involves making an outfit out of thrift st...
Episode 2: "Girl Group Challenge"
The eight remaining queens are given a mini-challenge in which RuPaulhas them act out certain emotions and take pictures of themselves with a digital camera. He deems Akashia and Ongina the winners and makes them the group leaders in the next challenge, a girl group task. Ongina selects Shannel, Nina, and Rebecca for her group while Akashia selects BeBe and Jade and is stuck with Tammie, admitting she didn't want Tammie on her team because their personalities clash and because she thought she...
Episode 3: "Queens of All Media"
The seven remaining queens are told their next task is to emulate Oprah Winfrey. Shannel is bowled over because she's a huge Oprah fan, Nina is worried because she has never seen Oprah's show, and Jade takes the challenge too literally at first by trying to look like Oprah. Each queen is allowed to pick a costume from a bin supplied for them, choose a costume they brought, or make their own on the spot, although Rebecca is the only one to take the latter choice. The challenge is in three part...Season 1 is...Episode 2features the first mini-challenge in series' history.Episode 7is a recap episode and features highlights and unseen footage from the last 6 episodes.
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Get ready for an All Stars season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Take a look back at the top looks, RuPhemisms and shade moments from seasons past! S1, Ep1. 22 Oct. 2012
█The contestant won RuPaul's All-Stars Drag Race.█The contestant was the runner-up.█The contestant(s) was/were eliminated in third or fourth place (they did not compete in the final lip sync).█The team won the maxi challenge.█The team was one of the best but did not win the maxi challenge.█The team was one of the worst, but did not place in the bottom two teams.
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Episode 1, "It Takes Two"
Airdate: October 22, 2012 The twelve returning queens are surprised to learn they will be competing in teams of two and that both team members will be eliminated together. The first challenge is for the teammates to make each other up for a high fashion photo shoot. In the first picture, "Half-baked", the queens are to show themselves in the process of getting made up, with no wigs. For "Opposites Attract" the queens have to portray a concept that conveys opposites. Team Latrila wins the chal...
Episode 2, "RuPaul's Gaff-In"
Airdate: October 29, 2012 The mini-challenge, "In Da Butt Ru", tests how well the teams know each other by asking them questions in the style of The Newlywed Game. The winning team received cream pies to the face as its "prize". For the main challenge, teams had to write original comedy material for a "Laugh-In" style sketch show. For the show the queens delivered celebrity impersonations. Each team had to perform three segments, a cocktail party, a joke exchange with Ru and a joke wall. For...
Episode 3, "Queens Behaving Badly"
Airdate: November 5, 2012 In the mini-challenge, the queens had to take a photographic self-portrait posed as a sexy macho male. Team Yarlexis won. For the main challenge each queen, under the direction of their partner via earpiece, had to go to Hollywood Boulevard and convince passers-by to participate in pranks, for example slapping the queen with a novelty foam hand or allowing the queen to spray whipped cream down the pedestrian's pants. Each prank was assigned a point value. On the runw...This is the only season...This was the first season to not have a reunion episode; the second being All Stars 3 and the third being All Stars 4.The first episode was dedicated to Sahara Davenport from Season 2, who died 3 weeks earlier.This is the shortest season to date, with 6 episodes.
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- SHANNEL. Shannel’s journey on RuPaul’s Drag Race was certainly a difficult one, but the queen did return to compete on All Stars 1 and went all the way to the top.
- BEBE ZAHARA BENET. The original RuPaul’s Drag Race winner BeBe Zahara Benet has been seen time and time again on the show, such as during the iconic season 8 photoshoot including all the past winners, as well as during the season 10 celebration of the franchise’s first decade on the air.
- JADE SOTOMAYOR. Since appearing on season 1 of Drag Race, Jade Sotomayor has been a booked-and-busy queen. All in all, Jade makes club appearances both in and out of drag, humorously nicknaming her out-of-drag persona Trade Sotomayor (get it!?).
- REBECCA GLASSCOCK. Rebecca Glasscock had a pretty hard time on season 1 of Drag Race, and it certainly feels like the man behind the drag decided to close that chapter in his life.
(Names, ages, and hometowns are stated are during time of contest) 1. █The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 1. 2. █The contestant was in the final lip-sync, but lost and is the runner-up. 3. █The contestant was eliminated before the finale lip-sync. 4. █The contestant won the main challenge. 5. █The contestant was one of the maxi challenge winners. 6. █The contestant received mainly positive critiques but did not win the main challenge. 7. █The contestant was on the winning team but did not win the main challenge. 8. █The contestant received mainly negative critiques but did not place in the bottom two. 9. █The contestant placed in the bottom two and won the lip-sync for your life. 10. █The contestant placed in the bottom two lost the lip-sync for your life and was eliminated.
Episode 1: "The Royal Queens"
Airdate: October 3, 2019 Synopsis: RuPaul brings the award-winning global phenomenon to the UK for the first time. Ten of the country’s most fabulous drag queens will compete in the Olympics of drag in the hope that RuPaul, queen of queens, will crown them as the UK’s first Drag Race Superstar. Summary:In this premiere episode, the queens all meet for the first time before joining RuPaul, who surprises them with an outrageous photoshoot challenge. They then deliver two regal looks on the Drag...
Episode 2: "Downton Draggy"
Airdate: October 10, 2019 Synopsis: This week the queens’ acting skills are put to the test as they star in a sumptuous new comedy costume drama - Downton Draggy. Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as another queen exits the competition. 1. Guest Judge: Maisie Williams 2. Maxi Challenge:Act in a drag queen version of "Downton Abbey" 3. Runway Theme:Bond Girl Glamourama 4. Maxi Challenge Winner:Baga Chipz 5. Maxi Challenge Prize:Ru...
Episode 3: "Posh On A Penny"
Airdate: October 17, 2019 Synopsis: This week RuPaul tests the queens’ sewing skills and fashion sense, as they are challenged to create show-stopping outfits from junk found at a car boot sale. The original queen of British fashion, Dame Twiggy, joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as a third queen sashays away from the competition. Also, Drag Race All-Star, Raven makes a cheeky guest appearance. 1. Special Guest: Raven 2. Guest Judge: Dame Twiggy 3. Mini Challenge:Da...Similarities to the US & UK season one's respectively:Scaredy Kat is the 2nd youngest queen to compete in the franchise's history at 19 years old, after Morriganat 18.The Average age of RPDR UK Season 1 is 27.8.
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1 Promo Looks 2 Episode 1 3 Episode 2 4 Episode 3 5 Episode 4 6 Episode 5 7 Episode 6 8 Episode 8 - Finale 9 Episode 9 - Reunion Theme: Best Drag Runway Runway Theme: Drag On A Dime Runway Theme: Girl Group Runway Theme: Dress to Impress Runway Theme: Mac Viva-Glam Runway Theme: Makeover Runway Theme: Absolut Ball Executive Realness, Swimwear, Evening Gown Runway Theme: Finale Drag
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The season 1 queen crowned 'Queen of Camp' was Alexis Bevels while Vajay J Snappinturtle was awarded Miss Congeniality by her castmates. Similarly to House of Drag, La Mas Draga and Queens of Drag, Camp WanaKiki is not part of the RDR Franchise.
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