Postal Uniform Challenge

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (7)

  • Austin Scarlett: (about Wendy) We'll probably find her wandering the streets, hair astray and overdone makeup, muttering to herself and wearing orthopedic shoes.

  • Jay (about the content of the packages): You know what I bet they are? There's probably babies in there. And we have to raise them over the next 18 years.

  • Jay: (referring to his design which was modeled by Austin) When Austin was walking down the runway I was just so happy that he did not look like a drag queen.

  • Robert: (leafing through a catalogue he's supposed to deliver) When did Victoria's Secret start getting like, all sweatery? Kara Saun: You're not supposed to be reading people's mail, Rob. Robert: I'm not reading it, I'm looking at the pictures!

  • Jay (to Austin, who is modeling his outfit): This is the butchest I've seen you the whole trip.

  • Jay (after Rob is eliminated): Oh, it's Rob. Wendy survived again. (to Wendy) You're like a cockroach...

  • Jay: All the models have been replaced by these weird middle-American people.

Notes (5)

  • Becky Negich is the Guest Judge for this Challenge. She works for the US Postal Service as a letter carrier.

  • Julia, Jay's model doesn't make it to the show on time, so Austin models Jay's outfit for him.

  • Robert was the 8th designer eliminated.

  • Kara was the winner of the challenge.

  • Erin was the 7th model eliminated.

Allusions (4)

  • Nina Garcia (referring to Austin's design): Actually, the more I think about it the more I think it looks like a Little Red Riding Hood outfit. Little Red Riding Hood is the heroine of the fairy tale who wears a cloak.

  • Jay (on his assigned postal uniform): As I was getting dressed I thought I looked like Augustus Gloop from Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
    Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is a trippy movie version of the Roald Dahl children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which starred Gene Wilder.

  • Jay: It's kind of like Groundhog Day, you just keep going through it and through it and through it, so I'm not really fazed too much by it.

    Groundhog Day is a Bill Murray comedy in which the day keeps repeating until Bill Murray's character gets the day right.

  • Michael Kors: (referring to Austin's design) It's kind of like Doris Day playing a postal worker.
    Doris Day was a famous singer and movie actress of the 50s and 60s, starring in romantic comedies such as The Pajama Game, Pillow Talk, and Please Don't Eat the Daisies.