I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Season 1 Episode 11

Episode 11

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Aired Weekdays 8:00 PM Mar 01, 2003 on NBC
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As Day 11 began, Bruce Jenner was elected camp leader for the 2nd time. Although the celebs were familiar to his leadership style, some found him hard to take, such as Stuttering John Melendez, who fell asleep during Bruce's pep speech, which had been given numerous times before. Under Bruce's leadership, the celebs tried their best to prepare for an upcoming storm, but when the storm finally hit the camp, the celebs scrambled to keep the fire lit and Bruce Jenner's nice-guy facade began to crack.
After the storm, Melissa Rivers decided to bare all and pulled off her wet shirt while wearing just a bra. Melissa cried that no man would want to date her after seeing her unkempt condition on TV. However, Melissa pointed out that all the celebs, with the exception of Nikki Schieler Ziering, looked pretty bad. Nikki, meanwhile, shared with Downtown Julie Brown the power of being pretty, as she uses her looks and body to get what she wants.
Downtown Julie Brown and Stuttering John Melendez took part in the celebrity chest hunt, which was made all too easy by strategically placed red arrows pointing them in the right direction. However, the hard part was bringing the chest back to camp, as the chest was weighed down by its contents and extremely heavy. After being unable to carry it, Julie and John literally dragged it back to camp, where the celebs failed to answer the question of the day and were rewarded with the booby prize- a copy of Robin Leach's cookbook.
While on the celebrity chest hunt, Stuttering John Melendez and Downtown Julie Brown dished the dirt on their fellow celebs, revealing how close Bruce Jenner came to slugging Alana Stewart after she repeatedly asked how to boil water; how Nikki Schieler Ziering constantly manipulates others to help her out and how Tyson Beckford has 2 sides to his personality- a sweet nice guy and an "egomaniacal psychopath."
The celebs (with the exception of Tyson Beckford) all voted for Tyson Beckford to take part in the next Bushtucker trial, as he was the only remaining celeb who had not yet faced a trial. For his trial, Tyson had to swim in a rain forest pool and collect 7 stars from 7 different tubes which contained some "company," according to host John Lehr. Tyson scored 2 stars from the first 2 tubes, which contained a booby-trap of ballons and fake rubber snakes, however, Tyson got freaked on the third tube when he was confronted by a live python and he threw 2 of his stars away in a panic and only earned 1 star before his time ran out. Afterwards, Tyson raised ire in his fellow celebs when he claimed his trial was the hardest yet. However, his complaints fell on deaf ears with Downtown Julie Brown, who herself faced 3 trials in a row, Nikki Schieler Ziering (who faced the croc pit) and Stuttering John Melendez.
As Tyson only scored 1 star, the celebs had to split one meal and were pretty hungry at dinnertime. Tensions ran high between Bruce Jenner and Stuttering John Melendez after Bruce asked John what college he attended. It seems Bruce had asked John that question approximately 5-6 times that week but didn't pay attention or remember his response, which irritated John. Bruce, on the other hand, was irritated by John's sarcasm, but the two men quickly cleared the air.
The action shifted LIVE as host John Lehr announced that "Jungle Barbie" Nikki Schieler Ziering scored the least amount of votes from the previous night and would be leaving camp immediately. After saying goodbye to her fellow celebs, Nikki was interviewed by host John Lehr and described her experience as "grueling, miserable, scary." But the hardest part of her experience, according to Nikki, was putting up with the yelling and screaming of her other celebs. After a review of various clips showing how Nikki managed to look her best, despite her jungle surroundings, Nikki admitted to smuggling in sunscreen, a comb and a brush into camp to keep up her appearance. Nikki then denied any romance was brewing between her and fellow celeb Tyson Beckford. After a reunion with his sister, Nikki left the jungle and returned to her life of luxury. Tune in tomorrow for a Special 2-Hour Episode when a sixth person will be voted off!!moreless

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SUBMIT REVIEW
    John Lehr

    John Lehr

    Host

    Robin Leach

    Robin Leach

    Himself [1st Voted Off]

    Maria Conchita Alonso

    Maria Conchita Alonso

    Herself [3rd Voted Off]

    Downtown Julie Brown

    Downtown Julie Brown

    Herself [6th Voted Off]

    Nikki Schieler Ziering

    Nikki Schieler Ziering

    Herself [4th Voted Off]

    Melissa Rivers

    Melissa Rivers

    Herself [Runner-Up]

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (6)

      • Nikki Schieler Ziering (to her sister immediately after she got voted off): Did you book my spa appointment?

      • Tyson Beckford (commenting on Nikki Schieler Ziering): Who needs a Playboy magazine when you got a Playmate?

      • Host John Lehr (after Tyson Beckford compares himself to Julius Caesar and cries that his campmates stabbed him in the back): Et tu, Brute? Et tu?

      • Stuttering John Melendez (commenting on what will happen if he gets back at practical jokers Tyson Beckford and Cris Judd): Hey're a team so it'll be like tag team wrestling and I'll be alone. Get my ass kicked.
        Downtown Julie Brown: That's not true. You have me.
        Stuttering John Melendez: I'll get my ass kicked.

      • Bruce Jenner (after Downtown Julie Brown and Stuttering John Melendez return from the celebrity chest hunt): I knew I should have sent Tyson on the hunt.
        Downtown Julie Brown: Up your bum, Bruce!

      • Downtown Julie Brown: What do you hope is in the chest today?
        Stuttering John Melendez: I'm hoping for a gun so I could blow my brains out. And then, before that, I'm taking everyone else out with me.

    • NOTES (3)

      • Celebrity Chest #9
        Celebrity Participants: Downtown Julie Brown and Stuttering John Melendez
        Question of the Day: According to a university study, which gender is better at solving complicated problems- A) Men or B) Women?
        Correct Answer: Men
        Prize: Salt, pepper, soy sauce, hot sauce and honey. (Unfortunately, the celebs answered the question incorrectly and were rewarded with the booby prize- a copy of Robin Leach's cookbook.)

      • Bushtucker Trial #11: "Snake Bags"
        Description: Within two minutes, one celeb must swim through a forest pool and collect 7 dinner from 7 different tubes marked by floating lily pads. The catch: each tube contains surprise "company," such as a live snake.
        Celebrity Participant: Tyson Beckford
        Stars earned: 1 out of 7

      • Celebrity Voted Off: Nikki Schieler Ziering (who earned the least amount of votes on Friday night)

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