The Block Season 12

Season 12

The Block Season 12

First Air Date: August 21, 2016

First Aired on    :   2016
Episodes    :   46 episodes

The Block takes determined couples, rundown apartments, and gives them equal-sized budgets and just weeks to out-renovate each other to see who becomes the ultimate winner.



Episodes

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12x46 Auction Day (November 13, 2016)


It's auction day and the five incredible Block apartments go under the hammer. There's plenty of tension and nerves as Scotty and the contestants watch their auctions unfold.


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12x45 Party Time (November 08, 2016)


It's time for the contestants to celebrate all they have accomplished in 11 long weeks. Then the five weary teams move out and head home and the Block is open for inspection to the public for the first time.


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12x44 Final Challenge Rooms Revealed (November 07, 2016)


Tonight The Block is officially complete as the teams hand over their final rooms of the challenge apartment. There's a special guest judge and another chance to win $20,000, $15,000 or $10,000 off their reserve prices on auction day.


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12x43 Birthday Bash (November 02, 2016)


Scotty and Shelley inspect progress of the challenge apartment. All the Blockheads forget their differences and head out to celebrate Chris's birthday and the celebrations are full of surprises.


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12x42 Budget Blues and Budget Wins (November 01, 2016)


Scotty arrives to talk budget with treasurer Kim and it isn't good news when Scotty is out of pocket. Kim has some welcome news for all the teams except for one. There's a chance to win $5000 cash in Scotty's last challenge.


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12x41 Final Week Begins (October 31, 2016)


The contestants begin their final rooms in the challenge apartment. The budget blues hit hard as Kim's allocation of funds doesn't please any of the other teams and friendships are tested as ten weeks of renovating takes it's toll.


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12x40 Challenge Apartment Rooms Revealed (October 30, 2016)


Five rooms in the challenge apartment are completed. The judges decide which team has the advantage on auction day. First place receives $20,000 off their reserve price, second place $15,000 and third place $10,000 off their reserves.


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12x39 Challenge Episode Takes Shape (October 26, 2016)


Scotty and Shelley arrive to check on progress. The teams have the chance to win $20,000, $15,000 or $10,000 off their reserves this week and the competition heats up.


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12x38 Renovating Roller Coaster (October 25, 2016)


The challenge apartment takes shape and it's a roller coaster ride for the teams with sickness, stress and trouble. There's also a sleepover planned, Keith and Dan hand out the lists of defects.


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12x37 The Final Challenge Begins (October 24, 2016)


Work on the challenge apartment begins and when the treasurer and project manager is appointed, alliances are formed and things get off to a rocky start.


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12x36 Terraces Revealed (October 23, 2016)


Tonight the contestants hand over their completed terraces and re-do rooms. The judges are impressed but opinions are divided and the scores are tight. The teams discover Scotty's big secret as he reveals their final challenge.


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12x35 Brendan Fevola Cooking Challenge (October 19, 2016)


The team who puts on the best dinner party for Brendan Fevola and partner Alex will win $6000 cash in tonight's challenge. Second place takes home $4000 so the stakes are high


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12x34 Budget Blues (October 18, 2016)


Work on the terraces and roof top garden continues and Keith and Dan go through each apartment with a long list of defects that need fixing. The teams have a chance to win some cash with a dinner party challenge.


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12x33 Terrace and Re-do Rooms (October 17, 2016)


The most important week of renovating begins as the teams begin work on their terraces. Each team is given $5,000 to spend on their re-do room, and it's a chance to improve on the worst room they've delivered.


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12x32 Kitchens Revealed (October 16, 2016)


Its the end of kitchen week and the teams have put their very best efforts into delivering five unique and impressive kitchens. The judges have trouble deciding who will take home the $10,000.


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12x31 Kitchen Week Chaos (October 12, 2016)


Kitchen week gets the better of the contestants and budgets are drying up. Designs take shape as installation begins but some teams aren't happy with the outcome.


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12x30 Challenge Day (October 10, 2016)


There's a chance for one team to win $5000 cash. With the help of a craftsman, each team must build a dining table for their terrace, in a theme allocated to them. Block All Stars Dan and Dani are guest judges.


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12x29 Kitchen Week Begins (October 10, 2016)


After inspecting each other's hallways, laundries and powder rooms, friendships fracture. Attention quickly turns to kitchens and Keith and Dan call a meeting to ensure that all the kitchens are completed this week.


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12x28 Hallways, Laundries and Powder Rooms Revealed (October 09, 2016)


Tempers fray and frustration takes hold as it becomes clear that some teams will not finish. However there's plenty of wows from the judges, and one team walks away with $10,000.


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12x27 Mid Week Mayhem (October 06, 2016)


Scotty and Shelley arrive at The Block to check on progress and discover that deadlines are getting the better of some contestants. It is mayhem with three areas to deliver, and some teams wonder if they'll finish their rooms.


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12x26 Tassie Road Trip Challenge (October 05, 2016)


The teams arrive in Devonport after a night on the Spirit of Tasmania. They meet Scotty and Shelley for a challenge where they must design a table for their terraces. It's an opportunity to win some rare and expensive Tasmanian timber.


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12x25 Hallway, Laundry and Powder Rooms (October 04, 2016)


The contestants begin their seventh week of renovating, with the hallways, laundries and powder rooms next on the agenda. Progress is very slow as teams hold each other up and Andy and Ben have major budget problems.


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12x24 Master Bedrooms Revealed (October 03, 2016)


The teams race to reveal their master bedrooms and walk in robes. The judges are underwhelmed by some efforts then overwhelmed by impressive features and luxury finishes. Only one team can take home the much need $10,000 in prize money.


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12x23 Budget Blues (September 28, 2016)


As the week continues everyone is feeling the budget squeeze, and it goes from bad to worse for one team who are fined $2000 for using power tools after hours.


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12x22 Bubbles Challenge (September 27, 2016)


The teams meet Scotty and Shelley for a soap making and wood turning challenge. There's a chance to win $5000 cash, and the winning soap will be stocked in David Jones stores across Australia.


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12x21 Master Bedroom Week Begins (September 26, 2016)


The teams are battling it out for the most luxurious master bedrooms and walk in wardrobes they can afford. Dwindling budgets and tight deadlines keep everyone on their toes. The buyers jury judges the best apartment so far.


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12x20 Living and Dining Rooms Revealed (September 25, 2016)


It's the explosive end to a massive week of renovating. Julia and Sasha struggle to get their room finished and Julia isn't happy with the result. Ben and Andy, the self proclaimed style king, argue about their dining table.


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12x19 Mid Week Blues (September 21, 2016)


Its a gruelling week for all the teams. Ceilings must be redone, floors are ripped up and hefty fines are issued for after hours noise. Julia and Sasha's week goes from bad to worse.


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12x18 $10,000 Challenge (September 20, 2016)


The teams have a chance to win a share of $10,000. They must create a home away from home at a Stayz property, embracing the artist and stylist within. Julia and Sasha struggle to see eye to eye on the planning of their dining room.


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12x17 Living and Dining Week Begins (September 19, 2016)


Another big week begins when the teams get started on their living and dining rooms. Planning the perfect space is key this week and a bitter feud begins for two couples.


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12x16 Guest Bedroom Reveals (September 18, 2016)


Its reveal time for five guest bedrooms, four walk in wardrobes and one ensuite bathroom that impresses all three judges. For one couple, feedback from the judges is devastating and things go from bad to worse when the scores are revealed.


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12x15 Flooring Disaster (September 14, 2016)


Keith and Dan have bad news for Will and Karlie, who have planned on a concrete floor for a large portion of their apartment. Ben and Andy continue their practical jokes on baby boomers Dan and Carleen.


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12x14 Restoration and Re-purposing Challenge (September 13, 2016)


With four days until their guest bedrooms and walk in robes are due for judging, the teams are called to HQ for their first challenge, and the chance to win $5,000 cash and a bonus point! It's a restoration and re-purposing challenge.


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12x13 2nd Guest Bedroom Week (September 12, 2016)



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12x12 Main Bathrooms Revealed (September 11, 2016)



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12x11 The Roof Top Garden Challenge (September 07, 2016)



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12x10 Main Bathrooms Continue (September 06, 2016)



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12x09 The Art Of Art Deco (September 05, 2016)



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12x08 1st Guest Bedrooms Revealed (September 04, 2016)



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12x07 Budget Blowouts (August 31, 2016)



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12x06 Guest Bedrooms Continue (August 30, 2016)


Andy and Ben create an art deco inspired feature in their bedroom and Carlene is inspired by wallpaper for her room. Foreman Keith reminds all the contestants that heritage features must be restored.


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12x05 Demolition And Design (August 29, 2016)



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12x04 Master Bathrooms Revealed (August 28, 2016)



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12x03 Battle Of The Master Bathrooms (August 23, 2016)



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12x02 The Vault Is Opened (August 22, 2016)



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12x01 The Biggest Block Begins (August 21, 2016)


Andy and Ben create an art deco inspired feature in their bedroom and Carlene is inspired by wallpaper for her room. Foreman Keith reminds all the contestants that heritage features must be restored.




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