RuPaul's Drag Race Season 1

Season 1

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 1

First Air Date: February 02, 2009

First Aired on    :   2009
Episodes    :   9 episodes

Nine contestants were selected to compete in the running of becoming "America's Next Drag Superstar". The winner of the first season won the following prizes: a lifetime supply of MAC Cosmetics, be featured an LA Eyeworks campaign, join the Logo Drag Race tour, and a cash prize of $20,000.



Episodes

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1x09 Reunited! (March 23, 2009)


In this reunion special, all nine contestants return to give their take on what happened during the show. Plus, the girls confront the judges...and each other!


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1x08 Grand Finale (March 23, 2009)


The last 3 queens face their final challenge while shooting the music video for RuPaul's new single "Cover Girl (Put The Bass In Your Walk)." Out artist Cazwell stops by to help the judges cast their final vote.


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1x07 Extra Special Edition (March 16, 2009)


Look back at the highlights, lowlights, and previously unseen footage from the first six episodes as we race toward the climactic grand finale!


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1x06 Absolut Drag Ball (March 09, 2009)


RuPaul makes the queens hit the floor in a good old fashioned drag ball inspired by Absolut's real fruit flavored vodkas.


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1x05 Drag School of Charm (March 02, 2009)


The contestants make over a group of female extreme fighters into their drag daughters. Xena herself, Lucy Lawless, makes a guest appearance to judge the girls' combat prowess.


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1x04 MAC/Viva Glam Challenge (February 23, 2009)


Hoping to follow in the footsteps of MAC Cosmetics' first Viva Glam girl, RuPaul, the queens make their own Viva Glam screen test. Jenny Shimizu joins the panel to help judge the girls' drag queen status.


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1x03 Queens of All Media (February 16, 2009)


The queens are tested on their multi-media prowess as they show off their talents as newscaster, product spokesperson, and talk show host to RuPaul and guest judge Debra Wilson of MADtv.


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1x02 Girl Group Challenge (February 09, 2009)


Wigs fly when the contestants split up into 2 rival girl groups, something guest judge Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child would know plenty about. Can the girls impress RuPaul with their lip-synching skills?


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1x01 Drag on a Dime (February 02, 2009)


Nine contestants must re-invent their glam drag looks using thrift store clothing and tschotchkes from the 99-cent store. Guest judge Bob Mackie stops by to help RuPaul weed out the drag queen with the least style.




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