Air Date: October 19th, 2004
Contestants work to shed pounds and win the $250,000 prize.
Season 17 - Episode 8 : Live Finale Feb 22, 2016
All 16 contestants reunite for one last weigh-in; eliminated contestants compete for the $100,000 "at home" prize; one of the three finalists wins the $250,000 grand prize.
Season 17 - Episode 7 : I Got the Power; The Final Cut Feb 15, 2016
The winner of a challenge will be faced with a potentially game-changing temptation; the contestants participate in a tradition in which they experience putting their weight back on and then losing it again.
Season 17 - Episode 6 : Makeover Week Feb 8, 2016
Fashion expert Tim Gunn and hair stylist Ken Paves help transform the remaining contestants before they are reunited with loved ones; a last-chance challenge.
Season 17 - Episode 5 : Homeward Bound; Real World Problems Feb 1, 2016
Two contestants are sent home for the week, where they are surrounded by temptations and old habits; the teams are dissolved and the contestants spend a week away from the ranch; a grueling obstacle-course challenge comes with a coveted prize.
Season 17 - Episode 4 : Ready? Set. Auction!; Ship Shape Jan 25, 2016
An auction features flashy and functional prizes; a contestant receives a one-on-one workout with Bob Harper; the contestants could win a relaxing day on a yacht or exclusive access to the gym.
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