Special Edition of Biggest Loser
The biggest loser special edition was broadcasted in 24 January 2005. The season 1 and season 2 episodes consists normal 12-14 strangers competing to lose the most weight, instead of that the special edition of biggest loser consists the team of contestants who already know each other.
The announced groups include "family vs. family", "engaged couple vs. engaged couple", and "Marine wives vs. Navy wives" and the show was hosted by comedian Caroline Rhea with Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels as the two personal trainers.
Special edition features a team of people competing against another team, with each competition airing in two one-hour episodes. The contestants of special edition were spend only 11 days at the ranch instead of spending several months. After that they continued weight losing at home for several months. At the end, the contestants come back to be weighed and one team declared The Biggest Loser.
Episode 1: Family Vs Family
The Muha Family vs. The Samuels Family
The red team consist Muha family the contestants are Otto Muha, Erica Muha, and Shaun Muha. The red team was working under the guidance of Jillian. The blue team i.e Samuels family members, Don Samuels, Melony Samuels, and Ravee Samuels were working under the guidance of Bob. The Samuels family's total start weight was 617 lbs and the total final weight was 473 lbs. And the Muha family's total start weight was 724 lbs and the total final weight was 505 lbs. The Muha family won the final weigh-in and $50,000 cash.
Episode 2: Engaged Couple vs. Engaged Couple
Steve and Sarah vs. Edwin and Rashae
The red team consist the couple of Steve Caffey and Sarah Richie and they were working with Jillian. The other team i. e blue team consist the couple Edwin Pensky and Rasha Fredericks. the blue team was working with bob.
The red team's total start weight was 571 lbs and total final weight was 401 lbs, total weight loss was 170 lbs. The blue team's total start weight was 477 lbs and total final weight was 344 lbs, total weight loss was 133 lbs. Thus at the end the red team, Steve and Sarah was declared as the winner and won $50,000 cash.
Episode 3: Marine wives vs. Navy wives
The red team participants were Amanda, Amber, Rosalina, and Sharon. Team's total start weight was 803 lbs., total final weight was 678 lbs. and total weight loss was 125 lbs. The blue team participants were Dari, Jessica, Tami, and Tina. Team's total start weight was 852 lbs., total final weight was 701 lbs., and total weight loss was 151 lbs. Thus the winner of this special edition was the Navy wives and won $50,000 cash.