EXTREME MAKEOVER: WEIGHT LOSS EDITION Season 1 Episode 1 "Pilot" – This is my first time reviewing a reality TV show as I don’t often watch too many of them. Usually I’m not a huge fan of anything involving competition (well, except maybe for Project Runway – that’s my guilty pleasure) and that’s what first interested me in this version of Extreme Makeover. These people, much like in the original "Home Edition", basically win a huge prize and they don’t have to compete for it.
They do, however, have to work really hard for it. Losing weight is no joke, especially the amount that these people we’re going to see this season have to lose. This week’s winner of a life of living hell..um I mean a complete health makeover was Rachel, a PE teacher who also happened to weigh over 300 lbs.
Also like the original, this Extreme Makeover edition also starts with a surprise. Life trainer Chris shows up at the chosen person’s door and tells them that they are going to be on the show and that their lives are about to change forever. Rachel’s reaction was much like you’d expect and after she gets the good news, she is whisked off to weigh in and start the program. Read More...