EXTREME MAKEOVER: WEIGHT LOSS EDITION Season 1 Episode 4?James” – In the preview for this episode, they made James seem like such a big, mean guy but as Chris says partway through, James is really just a big teddy bear. He does start out a little bit grumpy, but the more weight he loses, the better he feels.
Things were a little different in this episode. Instead of being clueless as to how much weight the person is losing throughout the transformation, this time we the audience got to see how much they were losing at smaller intervals along the way. I liked that much better than the previous episodes where we didn’t see the numbers on the scale until they were at the big 3-month, 6-month, 9-month and final weigh-ins. I still think that not showing the scale to the participant can be helpful for them in reaching their goal, but as a viewer, I enjoyed getting to see more of their progress.
About halfway through the year, James has a medical issue that was pretty scary, not only because of the health scare itself, but also because it put him off track. But in the end, he makes it through and ends up losing over 300 lbs when all is said and done. Read More...