THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 12 Episode 7 Review

THE BIGGEST LOSER Season 12 Episode 7 – The Biggest Loser undeniably brings significant changes in the lives of show contestants. Sure not everyone can be a success story after leaving the ranch, but that is actually one of the few parts of the series that actually reflects a semblance of reality in a vast sea of scripted and/or staged reality shows. There are times, however, when I cannot decide ifthe show is trying to prepare the contestants for life after the ranch or if the producers are just trying to torture them for shits and giggles, i.e., for entertainment value.

That brings us to tonight’s episode, where predictably, the contestants were taken out of their comfort zones. The contestants were placed on new teams and some found themselves with new trainers. According to Ali, these matchups will remain this way until the finale. As someone who has watched just about every season of this show, I can assure you that there will be at least one more shakeup before the big finale. As much as Bob Harper hates "game play," the producers understand that it makes for entertaining television and that shakes up such as this force even the most reluctant contestants into some form of game strategy beyond eating right, working out hard and losing weight. Read More...


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